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Oliver Askew Will Be The Rookie to Beat In 2020 Indy 500

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Oliver Askew (Photo: IndyCar Media)

Oliver Askew doesn’t race like an NTT IndyCar Series rookie. His current 12th place in the championship standings isn’t representative of the fact that Askew has been a key player in almost all of the races, except for a few where he’s been knocked out by contact. And while 2020 is fielding a strong rookie …

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IndyCar’s Aeroscreen: What Is It And How Well Is It Working In 2020?

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The IndyCar aeroscreen on the car of Josef Newgarden. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

IndyCar introduced its aeroscreen during the 2020 IndyCar season after extensive development and with much fanfare. The introduction of new technology into any motorsport series comes with strengths and weaknesses, and the aeroscreen is no exception. With two months of the season in the books, let’s look closer at the aeroscreen, the positives it’s brought …

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2020 Iowa IndyCar 250s Race 2 Preview: IndyCar at Iowa Speedway

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The 2020 Iowa IndyCar 250s conclude on Saturday (July 18), with the NTT IndyCar Series engaging in another 250-lap shootout 24 hours after Friday’s action-packed event. If you missed Friday’s race, you can catch up with our 2020 Iowa IndyCar 250s Race 1 recap. Fans will be wondering if this is going to be anything …

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IndyCar Iowa 250 Race 1 Recap: Simon Pagenaud Secures A Worst-to-First Win

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While the Iowa 250 may take place on the shortest track of the NTT IndyCar Series schedule, the first race of the weekend at the 7/8th-mile oval certainly wasn’t short on action. Two big crashes changed the complexion of the race, enabling Simon Pagenaud – the Team Penske driver who failed to qualify and thus …

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Entry List: IndyCar Iowa 250s

Graham Rahal during qualifications for the REV Group Grand Prix Race 2 at Road America Sunday, July 12, 2020 (Photo by: Chris Owens via IndyCar Media)

NTT IndyCar Series teams have another doubleheader this week, this time at Iowa Speedway. The Iowa 250s are scheduled for Friday and Saturday nights (July 17-18). There are 23 drivers entered in both events, meaning all will qualify, barring any changes. Three rookies will race this week, including Oliver Askew who will pilot the No. …

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2020 REV Group Grand Prix Race 1 Recap: Scott Dixon Defends His Lead

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The 2020 Rev Group Grand Prix at Road America kicked off on Saturday (July 11) with an exciting first lap for the NTT IndyCar Series, and culminated in a familiar sight: the No. 9 of Scott Dixon crossing the finish line first. An early pit stop and several late-race yellow flags played right into his …

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2020 REV Group Grand Prix Is Rinus VeeKay’s Breakout Opportunity

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The 2020 REV Group Grand Prix at Road America comes at a perfect time for Rinus VeeKay. The NTT IndyCar Series rookie just posted his first top-5 result in last weekend’s 2020 GMR Grand Prix, and now he’s going to a track that he is well familiar with. Naturally, he’s aiming to make an even …

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IndyCar Power Rankings: July 2020

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Simon Pagenaud at the 2020 GMR Grand Prix. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 IndyCar season is in full swing in July 2020. With two races in the books and four more scheduled by the end of the month. NTT IndyCar Series teams are already developing into contenders—or not. After two busy races, which teams are the front-runners for the Astor Cup, and which ones still need …

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2020 GMR Grand Prix Recap: Scott Dixon Remains Undefeated in the IndyCar Series

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The NTT IndyCar season’s second race of the year, the GMR Grand Prix, took place on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. It was a weekend of firsts; the first time the Grand Prix took place outside of the Month of May in ages, the first NASCAR-IndyCar doubleheader, the first time IndyCar raced on the …

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Rinus VeeKay 2020 IndyCar Season Preview

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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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Dalton Kellett 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

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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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Alex Palou 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

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Alex Palou. (Photo by Chris Jones/Getty Images.)

Rookie Alex Palou is going to have a very tough time getting acclimated to the NTT IndyCar Series. A Spanish native who spent last year competing in Japan, Palou had only climbed behind the wheel of an IndyCar once before his 2020 IndyCar season debut at Texas Motor Speedway—and never raced before on an oval. …

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