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Alexander Rossi Dominates At Road America

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After finishing runner up in three of the last four races, Alexander Rossi finally broke through to again reach the top step of the podium. In a dominant performance, the young American driver ran away with the victory at the Rev Group Grand Prix at Road America on Sunday afternoon (June 23), closing the gap …

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Josef Newgarden Wins Saturday Night Shootout in Texas

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

It was high drama on the high banks Saturday night (June 8) as the NTT IndyCar Series made its annual visit to Texas Motor Speedway for the DXC Technology 600. In typical Texas style, Josef Newgarden held on in a Saturday night shootout to take home his third win of the year. Fending off Alexander …

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Lack of Lapped Traffic Respect Fueled Alexander Rossi’s Angry Driving at End of Indy 500

Alexander Rossi 2019 Indycar Grand Prix)

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Alexander Rossi’s second Indianapolis 500 victory was within reach. Rossi and eventual race winner Simon Pagenaud battled during the final 13 laps of the race. After a big crash that resulted in the red flag being thrown, Rossi had just taken the lead away from Pagenaud and had time to sit and think about the …

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Juncos Racing, Kyle Kaiser Get Indy 500 Sponsor

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Kyle Kaiser raced his way into the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday in an unsponsored Juncos Racing Chevrolet. But it won’t be that way on race day. The No. 32 will be in the colors of 250ok, an Indianapolis-based marketing company specializing in email intelligence, the organization announced Wednesday, May 22. “After hearing [team owner] Ricardo …

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Indianapolis 500: Ed Jones Leads 3rd Practice, Patricio O’Ward Wrecks

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(Photo: Chris Jones/IndyCar Media)

According to Patricio O’Ward, there are those who will crash at Indy, and those who have crashed at Indy. On Thursday, he became one of the latter. The young Mexican, hoping to qualify for his first Indianapolis 500, walked away from a big hit in turn two during Thursday’s rain-shortened practice session, nearly turning his …

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Fernando Alonso Crashes in Indy 500 Practice

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Fernando Alonso at the 2019 Indy 500 (Photo: Chris Owens, INDYCAR Media)

Fernando Alonso‘s quest to make his second appearance in the Indianapolis 500 has become somewhat more of a challenge after crashing his No. 66 McLaren Chevrolet during Wednesday’s (May 15) practice. He was checked and released from the infield car center following the accident. The car spun out going into a corner and bounced the …

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Defending Winner Will Power Leads 1st Indianapolis 500 Practice

Will Power 2019 Indycar Grand Prix

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The defending Indianapolis 500 winner put his No. 12 on top of the podium to kick off the week at Indianapolis. Will Power turned a 229.745 mph lap around Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the fastest by a driver during Tuesday’s first practice. Power’s teammate and IndyCar Grand Prix winner Simon Pagenaud turned the second fastest lap …

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Juncos Racing Without Sponsors Heading into 103rd Indianapolis 500

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(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar Media)

As first reported by RACER, Juncos Racing has lost its sponsorship for the 103rd Indianapolis 500. The road to the Indianapolis 500 is already a tough one, but without sponsorship, it’s almost impossible. The organization, should it continue its drive toward the 500, will have to compete for one of 33 spots, but the organization …

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Josef Newgarden Not Concerned About Qualifying 13th for INDYCAR Grand Prix

Josef Newgarden 2019 Indycar Grand Prix

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Josef Newgarden will start Saturday’s INDYCAR Grand Prix from the 13th position, an uncharacteristic start toward the rear for Newgarden. The qualifying start for Newgarden is his second outside the top 10 this season. He started 16th at Barber in April and brought home a fourth-place finish. It’s just his fourth start outside the top …

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Felix Rosenqvist Earns 1st Career Pole; Chip Ganassi Racing Sweeps Front Row

Felix Rosenqvist 2019 Indycar Grand Prix Of Indianapolis

(Photo: Chris Jones/IndyCar Media)

Felix Rosenqvist has been impressive so far this season and on Friday afternoon (May 11), he put his No. 10 on the pole position with a lap at 128.597 mph. In just his fifth start, Rosenqvist tallied his first carer pole and will run alongside teammate Scott Dixon. Rosenqvist’s lap was just two-hundredths of a …

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