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Thinkin’ Out Loud – Alexander Rossi Stretches His Fuel to Rookie Indianapolis 500 Victory

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Who’s in the headline – Alexander Rossi was a Formula One driver a year ago who had never turned laps on an oval before February of this year. He ran a fuel strategy that took his car nearly four laps farther than anyone had done all day. He ran near …

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Meet Alexander Rossi, the Face of IndyCar (If He Wants to Be)

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Winning the Indianapolis 500 in any year will change a driver’s life. But for a young American rookie to win the 100th edition of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing? That might just change INDYCAR’s future, too. It seems crazy to write, but after a win in one of the biggest …

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Rookie Alexander Rossi Rides Fumes to Improbable 100th Indy 500 Victory

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Rookie Alexander Rossi entered the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season as an unproven shoe, a failed Formula 1 driver looking for a career turnaround. After 500 miles at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he may now be the face of IndyCar and American open wheel racing for years to come. Rossi …

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Through the Field: A Look at the 100th Indy 500 Starting Grid

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After years of buildup and anticipation, the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 is upon us. For the 100th time, one man (or woman) will etch their name and face onto the Borg Warner Trophy, the most famous trophy in all of racing. One of 33 drivers will drink the milk, wear …

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IndyCar Roundtable: Previewing and Predicting the 100th Indianapolis 500

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James Hinchcliffe was a surprising pole winner, but where do you see him ending up as he drives for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports? Mike Neff: This is the Indianapolis 500. Cinderella stories, surprises and disappointments are strewn across the history like carbon fiber shards after a turn one impact. He has …

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Juan Pablo Montoya On Indy 500: We’ll Do Whatever We Can to Win It

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“People get intimidated by me because of what I do on the track, not because of what they say about me.” Just one year and four days ago, 32 drivers may have gotten intimidated by that one man, Juan Pablo Montoya, as the intensity grew substantially in the final laps of …

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