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ISM Raceway in Phoenix – Friday – 3:50pm – 1st practice notes, results and qualifying order

By Steve Wittich The lone practice session before qualifying for the 2018 edition of the Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix got underway at precisely 2 pm. The ambient temperature when the session began was 90F, and the track temperature was 129F. The quickest driver in the session, Simon Pagenaud turned the fastest...

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TSO’s 2018 preview of Team Penske

By Tony DiZinno, Patrick Stephan, and Steve Wittich Location: Mooresville, N.C. Team Owner: Roger Penske President: Tim Cindric General Manager: Clive Howell Team Manager: Jon Bouslog Competition Director: Kyle Moyer Technical Director: Ron Ruzewski Engine Manufacturer: Chevrolet First Indy car start: 1968 Telegraph Trophy 200 at Mosport International Raceway in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada (Mark Donohue)...

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RICKY TAYLOR, GRAHAM RAHAL & SIMON PAGENAUD COMPLETE ACURA TEAM PENSKE IMSA LINEUP

RICKY TAYLOR, GRAHAM RAHAL & SIMON PAGENAUD COMPLETE ACURA TEAM PENSKE IMSA LINEUP Drivers Join Juan Pablo Montoya, Helio Castroneves and Dane Cameron in Acura Program MOORESVILLE, NC (October 11, 2017) – Acura Team Penske completed its full-time sports car driver lineup today, as the organization announced that recently-crowned IMSA Prototype Champion Ricky Taylor will […]

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GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma – Thursday testing – afternoon session – 7:10pm

By Steve Wittich First blood in the chase for the 2017 Astor Cup went to defending series champion Simon Pagenaud, who’s quickest lap of the six hour test day clocked in at 76.6511 seconds. That circuit was just over one-tenth of a second ahead of Team Penske teammate Helio Castroneves, and four-tenths ahead of  another...

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KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America – Saturday – Verizon IndyCar Series Practice #3 Notes and Results

By Patrick Stephan Today’s only Verizon IndyCar Series practice session got started with the Ambient temperature at 66, and the track at 89 degrees. Max Chilton started the session standing on the pit box as his Ganassi crew was working to make a rear brake change on his car. On the track, Simon Pagenaud was...

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News from INDYCAR: Power wins wild one at Texas for 31st career victory

Power wins wild one at Texas for 31st career victory FORT WORTH, Texas (Saturday, June 10, 2017) – Will Power survived a Wild West night of racing at Texas Motor Speedway to win the Rainguard Water Sealers 600 and join a pair of greats on the all-time Indy car victory list. The Team Penske driver...

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Team Penske Verizon IndyCar Series Race Report – Texas

Team Penske Verizon IndyCar Series Race Report Track:                      Texas Motor Speedway Race:                       Rainguard Water Sealers 600 Date:                        June 10, 2017 No. 1 DXC Technology Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Simon Pagenaud Start:  12th Finish: 3rd Status: Running Laps Completed: 248/248 Laps Led: 0 Points Position: 2nd (-13) Recap: Simon Pagenaud fought a hard race during the...

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Team Penske – Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying Report – Pole Day

Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying Report – Pole Day Track:                      Indianapolis Motor Speedway Race:                       Indianapolis 500 Date:                        May 21, 2017   No. 1 Menards Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Simon Pagenaud Position:                   23rd Four-Lap Time:        2:37.8303 Speed:                     228.093 mp Quote: “The Menards Chevrolet had great balance again but speed is still a little lacking. I’m […]

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Team Penske Verizon IndyCar Series Race Report – Long Beach

Team Penske Verizon IndyCar Series Race Report Track: Streets of Long Beach Race: Grand Prix of Long Beach Date: April 9, 2017   No. 1 Menards Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Simon Pagenaud Start:  21st Finish: 5th Status: Running Laps Completed: 85/85 Laps Led: 0 Points Position: 3rd (-22 pts.) Recap: Simon Pagenaud began his march […]

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GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma – Steve’s Preview

  For the 11th straight year, the Verizon IndyCar Series chase for the Astor Cup and the $1 million prize that goes with it will come down to the final race of the season. For the fifth straight year, the champ will be crowned in California, and for the second straight year, the 12-turn, 2.38...

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