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News from INDYCAR: “What They’re Saying” from the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen presented by Hitachi

“What They’re Saying” from the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen presented by Hitachi HELIO CASTRONEVES (No. 3 Hitachi Team Penske Chevrolet): “It was really good. The Hitachi Chevy was actually running smooth. But, unfortunately when I saw the numbers, and the way the set-up for our car, I don’t think we’d be able to save […]

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Dixon’s perfect drive nets 40th career win, fourth at Watkins Glen

Dixon’s perfect drive nets 40th career win, fourth at Watkins Glen WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016) – Scott Dixon capped a perfect weekend with a perfect Sunday drive to win the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen presented by Hitachi in the Verizon IndyCar Series’ return to Watkins Glen International. The No. 9 Target Chip […]

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KVSH’s Bourdais Qualifies Season-High 3rd for IndyCar GP at the Glen

KVSH RACING’S SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS QUALIFIES SEASON-HIGH THIRD  FOR INDYCAR GRAND PRIX AT THE GLEN Sebastien Bourdais qualified a season-high third for tomorrow’s IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen. Bourdais, who was ninth on the combined practice report following two practice sessions Friday, gave an indication of things to come in the morning practice when he finished the session […]

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AJ Foyt Racing Qualifying Report: INDYCAR Grand Prix at the Glen

Qualifying Report: INDYCAR Grand Prix at the Glen WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. Sept. 3, 2016—Driving the No. 41 ABC Supply Honda, Jack Hawksworth continued to pace the Honda-powered contingent in qualifying today for the INDYCAR Grand Prix at the Glen. Hawksworth will start ninth in tomorrow’s 60-lap race around the picturesque 3.37-mile road course in New York’s Finger Lakes […]

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JOSEF NEWGARDEN ADVANCES TO ROUND 2 DURING QUALIFYING AT WATKINS GLEN

JOSEF NEWGARDEN ADVANCES TO ROUND 2 DURING QUALIFYING AT WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL Newgarden, Spencer Pigot Will Start In Their First Indy Car Race at Watkins Glen Tomorrow WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (September 3, 2016) – Qualifying Notes Qualifying positions are set for the Verizon IndyCar Series’ return to Watkins Glen International Raceway for the first time […]

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Qualifying Penalty Limited Rahal to a 20th Place Start in the INDYCAR Grand Prix at the Glen; Two Fastest Laps Omitted

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing INDYCAR Grand Prix at the Glen – Watkins Glen Verizon IndyCar Series QUALIFYING NOTES/QUOTES – Saturday, September 3, 2016 QUALIFYING PENALTY TOOK AWAY RAHAL’S TWO FASTEST LAPS AND HE DID NOT PROGRESS TO ROUND TWO; WILL START 20TH IN THE INDYCAR GRAND PRIX AT THE GLEN   1)         Scott Dixon                1:22.5259 / […]

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Rookie Enerson surprises with Top 12 qualifying

Rookie Enerson surprises with Top 12 qualifying Watkins Glen, NY (September 3, 2016) – Dale Coyne Racing’s rookie RC Enerson continued to impress on Saturday, with the young American qualifying 11th for what will only be his second Verizon IndyCar Series start. The 19-year-old even surprised himself by making it to the second round of qualifying […]

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Andretti Autosport – What They’re Saying. Qualifying. Watkins Glen

VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES INDYCAR GRAND PRIX AT THE GLEN WHAT THEY’RE SAYING – QUALIFYING SPOILER ALERT: This Qualifying Report covers Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying from the INDYCAR Grand Prix at Watkins Glen. While the qualifying session took place this afternoon, coverage will be broadcast by NBC Sports Network at 6 p.m. Eastern. If you are […]

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Veach Keeps Title Hopes Alive with Dominant Win at Watkins Glen

Veach Keeps Title Hopes Alive with Dominant Win at Watkins Glen Belardi Auto Racing Driver Puts on an Indy Lights Conservation Master Class WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – The battle to win a Mazda Scholarship valued at $1M to assist the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires champion in graduating to the Verizon IndyCar Series in […]

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KVSH Racing’s Bourdais Ninth After First Day of Practice at Watkins Glen

KVSH RACING’S SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS NINTH ON SPEED CHARTS AFTER FIRST DAY OF PRACTICE FOR INDYCAR GRAND PRIX AT THE GLEN Sebastien Bourdais, in the No. 11 Team HYDROXYCUT – KVSH Racing Chevrolet/Dallara/Firestone machine, concluded the first day of practice for Sunday’s IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen ninth on the combined practice report following two practice sessions […]

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      That report was made public Monday afternoon, and it’s loaded with an absence of surprises, although there are a few bits of weirdness involved. Rather than submit what KPMG said would be an ideal computer-aided design plan for the proposed F1 track that would identify all mandatory components required following FIA (the governing body of […]
    • Here’s who won the race between Formula 1 and IndyCar in Long Beach
      In October last year the city released a request for proposals seeking “an open-wheel auto racing format” to run the annual Grand Prix event. From the start it was only a two-horse race between Michaelian and Pook. Pook, of course, was hardly a carpetbagger. He founded the Long Beach Grand Prix in 1975 and brought […]
    • Q&A: Printup talks future of WGI, IndyCar, Phish
      Everybody was excited, but I take a lot of personal interest in IndyCar. I always have. I kind of grew up in IndyCar, so I was glad that we were able to get them back. The fans themselves, for only having a little bit less than 90 days to sell the race last year, we […]
    • Rick Mears – still the ultimate pro at 65
      Over the past 20-something years writing about racing, I’ve encountered three people from whom I learn something about the art of racecar driving every time we speak for longer than five minutes. One of that trio is Rick Ravon Mears, born this day 65 years ago in Wichita, Kansas, and brought up in Bakersfield, Calif. […]
    • Memoir helps widow cope after IndyCar driver's death
      Tonya Bergeson-Dana talks with her son, Conor, about his father when he brings it up, which is often. If he’s asking the questions, she reasons, he’s ready to hear the answers. Paul Conor Dana, at age 9, knows that his father was Paul Dana, a journalist and IndyCar driver who died in March 2006 during […]