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James Hinchcliffe 2020 IndyCar Season Profille

James Hinchcliffe

James Hinchcliffe in pit lane at the 2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Chris Jones/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

James Hinchcliffe lost his long-time ride with Schmidt Peterson Motorsport and was left hanging for the 2020 IndyCar season, then Andretti Autosport extended a lifeline. And then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Hinchcliffe’s latest NTT IndyCar Series campaign is going to be an uphill battle all the way, but if he can thrive, he could make …

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Simon Pagenaud 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

Simon Pagenaud

(Photo: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Simon Pagenaud is riding high so far in the 2020 IndyCar season with a 2nd place at Texas Motor Speedway already under his belt. Pagenaud hasn’t always been Team Penske’s most impressive driver, but he has proved himself with a championship in 2016 and his 2019 Indy 500 win. What will the latest NTT IndyCar …

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Patricio O’Ward 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

Patricio O'Ward

AUSTIN, TEXAS - FEBRUARY 12: Pato O'Ward, driver of the #5 Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet, drives during NTT Indycar Series testing at Circuit of The Americas on February 12, 2020 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Patricio O’Ward, commonly known by his nickname Pato, is settling into the full-time NTT IndyCar routine for the first time during the 2020 IndyCar season. The young Mexican driver has proved his skill across multiple disciplines, from Indy Lights to IMSA, and expectations are high as he gets into the IndyCar swing. 2020 Team No. …

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Rinus VeeKay 2020 IndyCar Season Preview

Rinus VeeKay

(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar Media)

Born Rinus van Kalmthout, Rinus VeeKay hails from the North Holland province of the Netherlands and makes his NTT IndyCar Series debut in the 2020 IndyCar season, driving for Ed Carpenter Racing. VeeKay is also the only full-time driver at ECR – Ed Carpenter and Conor Daly are both running limited schedules. VeeKay was running …

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Marco Andretti 2020 IndyCar Season Preview

Marco Andretti

(Photo: Joe Skibinski/IndyCar Media)

Marco Andretti enters his 16th season of NTT IndyCar Series competition in 2020, searching for his first victory since 2011. The third-generation racer, son of Michael and grandson of Mario, started his 2020 IndyCar season off with a 14th-place finish at Texas Motor Speedway. 2020 Team No. 98 Andretti Herta Autosport with Marco Andretti & …

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Tony Kanaan 2020 IndyCar Season Preview

Tony Kanaan

Tony Kanaan before practice at the 2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Tony Kanaan is one of the most well-known and loved NTT IndyCar Series drivers, but he’s finally hanging up his helmet. The 2020 IndyCar season is Kanaan’s final campaign and he is only running a partial season. But there’d be no better sendoff for the Indy 500 champion than to nab a last win or …

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Max Chilton 2020 IndyCar Season Preview

Max Chilton

AUSTIN, TEXAS - FEBRUARY 12: Max Chilton, driver of the #59 Gallagher Carlin Chevrolet, drives during NTT Indycar Series testing at Circuit of The Americas on February 12, 2020 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Max Chilton has yet to make his 2020 IndyCar season debut, as this is the second season where the Carlin driver is only running road and street courses. But even with a limited schedule, he still has the potential to make an impact in the NTT IndyCar Series. Could this be the season that Chilton …

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Dalton Kellett 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

Dalton Kellett

Dalton Kellett. (Photo Credit: Doug Matthews/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Despite the fact that Dalton Kellett didn’t contest the first NTT IndyCar Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, the Canadian will be making his debut during the 2020 IndyCar season. He’s splitting his A.J. Foyt Racing ride with two of IndyCar’s top veteran racers, which is something that very few rookies have ever been able …

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Alexander Rossi 2020 IndyCar Season Preview

Alexander Rossi

Alexander Rossi on track during the 2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Alexander Rossi is clearly the cream of the NTT IndyCar Series crop. The 2020 IndyCar season will be his fifth IndyCar campaign, and he’s finished outside of the championship top 10 only once. Will this year be the one in which the Andretti Autosport driver finally catches the Astor Cup? Or will he come up …

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Zach Veach 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

Zach Veach

(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar Media)

After a very difficult NTT IndyCar season in 2019, anything will be an improvement for Andretti Autosport’s Zach Veach. But 2020 already looks promising – Veach secured his best-ever IndyCar finish at the season opener at Texas Motor Speedway, which could be the motivation he needs to ride into his best season yet. 2020 Team …

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Felix Rosenqvist 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

Felix Rosenqvist

Felix Rosenqvist preparing for the 2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Swedish driver Felix Rosenqvist made the transition to the NTT IndyCar Series last year with ease. There’s just one problem: he has yet to put together a strong enough run to secure the race win, no matter how frequently he seems to be within first place’s grasp. With many of his strongest tracks—street courses—cancelled due …

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Will Power 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

Will Power

Will Power during Genesys 300 practice. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Will Power has been a permanent fixture on the NTT IndyCar Series grid for over a decade, but he can still be a difficult driver to predict. While he hasn’t ended a season lower than fifth in overall points, he’s had some very incredible highs and some very difficult lows. But as the 2020 IndyCar …

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