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Ferrucci Qualifies on Seventh Row at Long Beach

Ferrucci Qualifies on Seventh Row at Long Beach Long Beach, CA (April 13, 2019) – Dale Coyne Racing’s Santino Ferrucci was looking to advance to the Fast 12 for the third consecutive race on Saturday during qualifying for the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, but the rookie fell just short and will be starting […]

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Meyer Shank Racing Long Beach Qualifying Report

Meyer Shank Racing Long Beach Qualifying Report Long Beach, Calif. (13 April 2019) – After working through some early weekend adversity, Meyer Shank Racing driver Jack Harvey slotted his No. 60 AutoNation / SiriusXM Honda on the ninth row with a 1:07.528-second lap in qualifying for Sunday’s Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach. The team […]

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Bourdais Just Misses Advancing in AGPLB Qualifying

Sebastien Bourdais Qualifying Summary: Sebastien Bourdais missed advancing to the second round of qualifying by five hundredths of a second and will start 14th in tomorrow’s Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach. Bourdais, behind the wheel of the No. 18 Team SealMaster – Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan entry, went out in Group 2 in […]

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Rahal and Sato Start Sixth and Eighth in the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Round 4 of 17 in the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series QUALIFYING NOTES/QUOTES – Saturday, April 13, 2019 RAHAL AND SATO QUALIFIED SIXTH AND EIGHTH FOR THE ACURA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH 1)         Alexander Rossi        1:06.4811 / 106.569 mph       (Group 2, Round 3)   6)         Graham Rahal            […]

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Rossi, Dixon Lead Honda 1-2 in Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Qualifying

Rossi, Dixon Lead Honda 1-2 in Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Qualifying Alexander Rossi and Scott Dixon lock out front row for Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Defending race winner Rossi claims first pole of 2019, fifth pole of his career LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 13, 2019) – The Honda-powered duo of defending […]

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News from INDYCAR: ‘What They’re Saying’ from Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach qualifying

‘What They’re Saying’ from Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach qualifying JOSEF NEWGARDEN (No. 2 Hitachi Team Penske Chevrolet): “It’s a much better starting position (than last week’s race), for sure. The Firestone Fast Six is great for the race. I think we’ll have a much better vantage point to the start of this thing […]

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Qualifying Report: GP of Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif.—Turn lemons into lemonade. That will be the challenge for Tony Kanaan and Matheus Leist tomorrow. Kanaan, who had run in the top-12 in yesterday’s practice sessions, was optimistic about his chances for breaking through Round 1 in qualifying. However, this morning’s practice session had the team exploring its options in setup changes […]

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ED CARPENTER RACING SHIFTS FOCUS TO TOMORROW’S RACE AFTER TOUGH QUALIFYING SESSION IN LONG BEACH

ED CARPENTER RACING SHIFTS FOCUS TO TOMORROW’S RACE AFTER TOUGH QUALIFYING SESSION IN LONG BEACH LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 13, 2019) – Qualifying Notes The starting field has been set for the iconic Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, including Ed Carpenter Racing’s Ed Jones and Spencer Pigot. The Indianapolis-based team is looking forward to […]

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Saturday – 1:45pm – Qualifying Groups and notes

By Steve Wittich With the uncertainty of the performance of the Firestone Racing Alternate Tires (Red), that last minute flyer by James Hinchcliffe in this morning’s practice session could be vital in determining your tire strategy for the remainder of the weekend. Setting the quickest time, allowed the Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports veteran to decide...

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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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