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Josef Newgarden Holds Off Romain Grosjean, Wins Maiden Grand Prix of Long Beach


Josef Newgarden at the 2022 XPEL 375. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of Penske Entertainment.)

Josef Newgarden won Sunday’s (April 10) Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach after a fierce battle with Romain Grosjean in the race’s closing stages. Newgarden lined up second on the grid behind Colton Herta, maintaining his position through the majority of the race before barely jumping past Alex Palou during the second round of pit …

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Felix Rosenqvist Takes Pole in Texas

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Felix Rosenqvist secured his second ever pole position in the NTT IndyCar Series by setting the fastest lap in Saturday’s (March 19) single-car qualifying session for the 2022 Xpel 375 at Texas Motor Speedway. Only the 11th of 27 cars to take the track for two-lap runs, Rosenqvist’s pole time looked to be under threat …

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Scott McLaughlin Holds off Charging Alex Palou, Takes Maiden IndyCar Victory

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(Photo: James Black Courtesy of Penske Entertainment)

Scott McLaughlin is the NTT IndyCar Series’ newest winner after dominating the opening round of the 2022 season in St Petersburg, Florida. McLaughlin controlled the race from the drop of the green flag, holding off early pressure from Colton Herta and withstanding a massive charge from defending series champion Alex Palou in the race’s closing …

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Scott McLaughlin Captures 1st IndyCar Pole Position at St. Petersburg

Scott McLaughlin celebrates his first career IndyCar pole

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.– After spending much of 2021 starting races in the NTT IndyCar Series from the midfield, Scott McLaughlin qualified his No. 3 Chevrolet on pole position for Sunday’s (Feb. 27) Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The Team Penske driver went around the 14-turn, 1.8-mile street circuit in 59.4821 seconds to average 108.940 …

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Scott McLaughlin Leads Hectic St. Petersburg IndyCar Practice

Scott McLaughlin practices at St. Petersburg

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.– Scott McLaughlin turned the first sub-one minute lap in St. Petersburg history with a fast lap of 59.734 seconds in the final practice before qualifying for Sunday’s (Feb. 27) Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. As the session wound down, there was action aplenty. The session’s first red flag came with just …

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Romain Grosjean Fastest in Opening IndyCar Practice at St. Petersburg, Florida

Romain Grosjean testing at Sebring

(Photo by Chris Owens/INDYCAR)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla– After moving to Andretti Autosport for the 2022 NTT IndyCar Series season, Romain Grosjean set the fastest time in the opening practice session for Sunday’s (February 27th) Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Grosjean navigated the 14 turn, 1.8 mile street circuit in 1 minute, 1.0525 seconds in the No. 28 Honda. …

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