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Difficult Qualifying for Claman De Melo in Iowa

Newton, IA (July 7, 2018) – Dale Coyne Racing’s rookie, Zachary Claman De Melo, had his first taste of a short oval aboard an Indy car on Saturday during practice and qualifying for the Iowa Corn 300. Unfortunately for the #19 Paysafe driver, it wasn’t the easiest of days as he qualified 20th for Sunday’s […]

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Qualifying Report: Verizon IndyCar Series

DXC TECHNOLOGY 600 QUALIFYING REPORT 06.08.18 With the starting grid set, the field of 22 will race under the lights Saturday for 248 laps at Texas Motor Speedway. Live coverage of the DXC Technology 600 will be available on NBC Sports Network beginning at 8 p.m. ET. No. 27 NAPA AUTO PARTS HONDA STARTING POSITON: […]

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News from INDYCAR: Newgarden leads Team Penske sweep in Texas qualifying

Newgarden leads Team Penske sweep in Texas qualifying FORT WORTH, Texas (Friday, June 8, 2018) – Team Penske continued its dominance at Texas Motor Speedway, sweeping the top three spots in qualifications for the DXC Technology 600. Josef Newgarden, the reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion, was the fastest qualifier and earned the Verizon P1 Award […]

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Sato Qualified 9th and Rahal 20th for Saturday Nights DXC Technology 600 at TMS

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing DXC Technology 600 – Texas Motor Speedway Verizon IndyCar Series QUALIFYING NOTES/QUOTES – Friday, June 8, 2018    SATO QUALIFIED NINTH AND RAHAL 20TH FOR SATURDAY NIGHT’S DXC TECHNOLOGY 600 AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY   POLE: Josef Newgarden          2-lap avg. speed of 220.613 mph           (L1: 220.444, L2: 220.782 mph) 9th:       Takuma […]

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Bourdais Qualifies Career Best Fifth at Texas

Sebastien Bourdais Qualifying Summary: Sebastien Bourdais qualified the No. 18 Team SealMaster – Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan car a Texas Motor Speedway career best fifth for tomorrow’s DXC Technology 600. Bourdais was third on the speed charts following the 90-minute morning practice with a lap of 219.619 mph. Qualifying began at 3:00 p.m. in […]

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CHEVY INDYCAR AT TEXAS: Josef Newgarden puts Chevy on Pole at Texas

CHEVROLET RACING IN THE VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES DXC TECHNOLOGY 600 TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY TEAM CHEVY POST QUALIFYING DRIVER QUOTES JUNE 8, 2018   Josef Newgarden Puts Chevy Power on the Pole at Texas Fourth Texas Pole for Bowtie Brand Since 2012 Return to Verizon IndyCar Series Competition   FT WORTH – June 8, 2018) – […]

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Second-Row Start for Wickens, Honda in Texas

Second-Row Start for Wickens, Honda in Texas Robert Wickens qualifies fourth, best oval start of his rookie season Honda drivers claim six of top 10 qualifying spots Saturday night contest will be third oval race of 2018 FORT WORTH, Texas (June 8, 2018) – Robert Wickens continues to impress in his Verizon IndyCar Series rookie […]

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Kyle Kaiser Qualifies 17th for the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500

Kyle Kaiser Qualifies 17th for the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis, Indiana (May 20, 2018) – Juncos Racing rookie Kyle Kaiser officially qualified 17th among the highly competitive field of 33 for the 102ndRunning of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. After a week full of long practice sessions, and a dramatic […]

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Toyota Grand Prix Of Long Beach 2018 – Saturday – 3:15pm – qual groups

Qualifying for the Toyota Grand Prix Of Long Beach gets underway in 15 minutes and after two walks through the paddock to try and learn what to expect, I’m predicting that this qualifying session is going to be absolutely fascinating. Some drivers are happy with what they found (Andretti Autosport, Team Penske, and Rahal Letterman...

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Gateway Motorsports Park – IndyCar qualifying notes and results – 8:19pm

By Steve Wittich The difference between Team Penske teammates Simon Pagenaud (who will start fourth) and Will Power (who will start fourth) was 3mph, 18 spots in the qualifying line, two degrees in ambient temperature, and seven degrees in track temperature. Power’s fastest lap of 189.709mph was almost 2mph over the track record set by...

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