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4 Burning Questions: Will Chase Elliott Grab a Third-Straight Top 5 in Richmond?

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Will Chase Elliott Grab a Third Straight Top 5 in Richmond? Following back-to-back top 5s for Chase Elliott this season, the Sprint Cup Series rookie will look for a third this weekend at Richmond. Will he do it? One thing he has going for him – unlike most tracks on …

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Pace Laps: Matt DiBenedetto Impresses at Bristol, Fuel Strategy Dominates IndyCar Series Race at Long Beach and Nico Rosberg Wins Again

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Sprint Cup: Sensational Sixth for DiBenedetto –  Is Bristol Motor Speedway becoming the new place for the underdogs? It might be more so than Daytona and Talladega as Bristol once again opened the curtain for the behind-the-scenes characters to shine on Sunday afternoon. One of the unusual suspects near the front …

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Menards Joins Simon Pagenaud for Indianapolis, Road America

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Fans heading to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Month of May might want to bring some shades, because Simon Pagenaud’s livery is going to be bright. Pagenaud’s No. 22 Chevrolet will be sponsored by Menards for the Grand Prix of Indianapolis and Indianapolis 500, Team Penske announced in a March …

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Juan Pablo Montoya Saves Steering for St. Petersburg IndyCar Win

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If the Verizon IndyCar Series field wants to beat Team Penske in St. Petersburg, they’re going to have to wait another year. Juan Pablo Montoya got the better of teammate Simon Pagenaud on a mid-race restart and held the Frenchman off through lapped traffic down the stretch to claim the season-opening …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: Wrapping Up IndyCar’s Last Month

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Toni Montgomery: Can we have a quick refresh–what races have they run since our last chat? Toronto and Texas.  Did we chat after Detroit last?  Wait–it was before Indy, wasn’t it? OK–that helps–got my bearings. Huston Ladner: I thought we hit upon Indy, but perhaps not.  I’d say go with …

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No Penske Pressure for Simon Pagenaud

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Despite the assumed pressure of driving for Team Penske in the Indianapolis 500 for the first time on Sunday, Simon Pagenaud says he isn’t feeling any stress whatsoever due to having a car that he knows can win. That wasn’t always a given over at Schmidt Peterson Motorsports where Pagenaud …

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