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2020 Honda Indy 200 Race 1 Recap: Will Power Dominates Caution-Free Race From Pole

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Team Penske driver Will Power finally made up for a difficult season on Saturday (Sept. 12) at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The No. 12 driver led the first race of the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio from pole position to the checkered flag, maintaining a significant gap over the field throughout the entire event. “It’s …

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Backmarker Blues: IndyCar Drivers Who Struggled At Gateway

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The 2020 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 (Aug. 29-30) was a doubleheader weekend of huge ups and downs for most of the NTT IndyCar Series grid, but some drivers had it exponentially worse than others. In this edition of Backmarker Blues, we take a look at the IndyCar drivers who had a chronically difficult weekend at …

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IndyCar Power Rankings: September 2020

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Scott Dixon leads two cars on track at the Bommarito Automotive Group 500. (Photo Credit: James Black/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

September could be a questionable month for the 2020 IndyCar season. There are no races officially scheduled, but rumor has it that the postponed Mid-Ohio doubleheader could be coming back during the Sept. 13 weekend.  Whether or not IndyCar races this month, we’ve had the Indy 500, and the end of the season is in …

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Scott Dixon Earns 50th Career Win with Gateway Victory

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Scott Dixon officially scored his 50th win and 50% of all races in the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series after his victory at the first race of the Bommarito Auto Group doubleheader weekend at Worldwide Technology Raceway at Gateway on Saturday (Aug. 29). While nothing can exactly make up for another Indy 500 loss, Dixon can at …

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2020 Indianapolis 500: What We Learned From The 104th Indy 500

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Cars head to the grid before the 2020 Indy 500. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 Indianapolis 500 was not like any other Indy 500—and not just because NTT IndyCar Series fans weren’t in the stands at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Sunday’s (Aug. 23) racing wasn’t as exciting as it normally is during the Month of May. Takuma Sato snagged his second Indy 500 win but it came with controversy …

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Takuma Sato Wins 104th Running of Indianapolis 500

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Japanese driver Takuma Sato is the 2020 Indianapolis 500 champion after a late-race caution saw the 104th running of the event end under caution on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 23). Sato held off a hard charge from Scott Dixon prior to the final cation flag to claim his second win on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. …

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2020 Indianapolis 500 Gives Marco Andretti A Chance For Change

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The 2020 Indianapolis 500 could be a game-changer for Marco Andretti—not only because it would secure him a place in NTT IndyCar Series history, but because a strong performance at Indianapolis Motor Speedway could be the catalyst to re-energize his 2020 IndyCar season. Andretti has finished on the Indy 500 podium four times in 14 …

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Indy 500 2020 Qualifying Analysis: Fast 9

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Marco Andretti (Photo: Chris Owens, IndyCar Media)

With the NTT IndyCar Series Indy 500 rapidly approaching this weekend, we at Frontstretch are breaking down the starting grid row by row to analyze who has the best shot at winning the race and who will have a grueling 200 laps in front of them. Today, we’re wrapping up this series by looking at …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Daytona Road Course Disappoints, William Byron Talks Racing on the Bubble

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss NASCAR’s inaugural weekend on the Daytona International Speedway road course. How did the duo think the racing played out, and should NASCAR return? Chase Elliott scored the victory, his third consecutive win on a road course. Meanwhile, Jimmie Johnson had a solid day, though …

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5 Points to Ponder: The Best Race in Motorsports

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The Greatest Spectacle in Racing At long last this weekend, and for the first time ever not during the month of May, it’s the Indy 500 — the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. It’s a nickname that is more than well-earned for a race which to me is easily the most mesmeric in all of motorsports, …

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Stock Car Scoop: Chase Elliott wins at Daytona Road Course

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Chase Elliott won his third consecutive road course race as he took the checkered flag first Sunday (Aug. 16) at Daytona International Speedway. What did Elliott have to say after his second Cup victory of 2020? Take a sneak peek into his post-race presser on this edition of Frontstretch.com’s Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast focused …

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Marco Andretti Scores Indianapolis 500 Pole, First for Andrettis Since 1987

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For the first time in 33 years, an Andretti will lead the Indianapolis 500 field to the green flag from the front row. Marco Andretti paced the field in the final qualifying session for the 2020 Indy 500 Aug. 16 to win the pole for next Sunday’s race. Andretti sported a four-lap average of 231.068 …

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