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Wickens seeking a little normalcy in his return to IndyCar paddock

TSO was very fortunate to be able to bring Brant James on to help us out on this super busy weekend. I (Steve) and Patrick will never pretend to be feature writers, but Brant is one of the best in the business. Exhibit A. is below. By Brant James ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Robert Wickens rotated […]

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SPM Announces Title Partner, Unveils 2019 IndyCar Liveries

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Announces Title Partner, Unveils 2019 IndyCar Series Season Liveries DENVER, CO (Jan. 18, 2019) – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) announced today, from its 2019 IndyCar Series season unveiling at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colo., a significantly deepened partnership with Arrow Electronics, Inc. The Denver-based technology company is now the title partner […]

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INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma from Sonoma Raceway – 2018 – Steve’s Preview

By Steve Wittich The 2018 INDYCAR Grand Prix Of Sonoma will be the 14th year in a row (and 15th overall race) that the Verizon IndyCar Series will visit California Wine Country, and the 2018 event will mark the fourth straight year that the Astor Cup will be presented at the former Sears Point Raceway....

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Medical Update on Robert Wickens from Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, August 31

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (Friday, Aug. 31, 2018) – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Robert Wickens was transferred to IU Health Methodist Hospital on Thursday, Aug. 30 to continue treatment in his home of Indianapolis. He will soon undergo further surgery on his lower extremities. Wickens had been in the care of Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest since...

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Medical Update #5 on Robert Wickens from INDYCAR and Schmidt Peterson Motorsports

ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania (Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018) – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Robert Wickens underwent surgery Monday, Aug. 20 at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest to stabilize a thoracic spinal fracture associated with a spinal cord injury sustained during the INDYCAR event at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, Aug. 19. Titanium rods and screws were placed […]

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Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

James Hinchcliffe No. 5 Arrow Electronics Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda “It was a pretty disappointing day for us. We had to roll the dice on strategy a little bit given where we were starting. Unfortunately it just didn’t play out for us. We had a rough day in pit lane which didn’t help; it lost us […]

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News from INDYCAR: Rossi works two-stop strategy to winning perfection at Mid-Ohio

Rossi works two-stop strategy to winning perfection at Mid-Ohio LEXINGTON, Ohio (Sunday, July 29, 2018) – About the only wheel Alexander Rossi turned wrong in Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio came when he attempted a victory doughnut in the No. 27 NAPA AUTO PARTS Honda. His car slid off track and became stuck in the […]

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Rossi Dominates Honda Indy 200

Rossi Dominates Honda Indy 200 Alexander Rossi scores second victory of 2018, climbs to second in drivers’ title fight Robert Wickens completes 1-2 finish for Honda Third consecutive IndyCar Series victory for Honda, eighth win of 2018 Multiple battles highlight race, including Sebastien Bourdais’ charge from 24th to sixth  LEXINGTON, Ohio (July 29, 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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INDYCAR Grand Prix from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Sunday – First round of notes

BY BRUCE MARTIN @BruceMartin_500   INDIANAPOLIS – They used to call the late Andy Granatelli “Mr. 500.”   Perhaps they should start calling Will Power of Team Penske, “Mr. INDYCAR Grand Prix.”   In the fifth running of the race that twists around the 2.439-mile, 14-turn Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course, Power won it from...

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