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2020 Genesys 300: What We Learned From IndyCar At Texas

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Scott Dixon on track during the 2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 Genesys 300 proved that the NTT IndyCar Series hasn’t missed a beat. Despite the series starting almost three months later, Saturday’s (June 6) event at Texas Motor Speedway was full of the excitement, adrenaline, and WTF moments that fans have come to expect. While Scott Dixon easily drove to his third Texas victory, …

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2020 Genesys 300 Recap: Scott Dixon Dominates 2020 IndyCar Season Opener

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The NTT IndyCar Series had the first event of its pandemic-postponed season with the 2020 Genesys 300, and it was a difficult debut. Despite there being only one viable racing lane and two yellow flags, No. 9 Chip Ganassi driver Scott Dixon dominated the race and secured an easy victory—his second in three years at …

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IndyCar Power Rankings: June 2020

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AUSTIN, TEXAS - FEBRUARY 11: A detail view of the Aeroscreen on the car of Will Power, driver of the #12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet, at Circuit of The Americas on February 11, 2020 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Although the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series schedule looks different this year, the desire to win is still present in every team. Perhaps they’ll drive for another purpose as well—to bring a sense of normalcy to a world in disarray and turmoil. In this new normal, who will be the toughest competitors with the best chance …

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IndyCar June 2020 Preview: What Should Fans Expect When IndyCar Returns?

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The NTT IndyCar Series on track at Texas Motor Speedway in 2019. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The NTT IndyCar Series returns to action in June 2020, almost three months behind its usual schedule. With the series—and the world—having changed drastically since the end of the 2019 IndyCar season, what are fans honestly going to see in this opening frame of an abbreviated season? There’s been more than enough discussion about the …

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IndyCar iRacing Challenge: What We Learned From Indianapolis

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The IndyCar iRacing Challenge has come to an end, and it ended in spectacular fashion. The First Responder 175 presented by GMR brought racing fans to virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon (May 2), and it was about as exciting as the Indy 500. Plus, there was a little controversy to keep people talking. …

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Scott McLaughlin Wins IndyCar iRacing at Virtual Indianapolis

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In one of the wildest finishes in the IndyCar iRacing Challenge Series, Scott McLaughlin came out on top to win the First Responder 175 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Saturday (May 2). The Round 2 winner at virtual Barber Motorsports Park had some front-wing damage and knew his chances were slim on the final lap. He …

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IndyCar iRacing Challenge: What We Learned From Twin Ring Motegi

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The IndyCar iRacing Challenge is two-thirds of the way complete after Saturday’s venture to Twin Ring Motegi, and Simon Pagenaud has his second win in just as many iRacing events. But surprisingly, his back-to-back victories were not the biggest story of this virtual return to Japan. What can we learn from IndyCar’s outing on the …

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IndyCar iRacing Challenge: What We Learned From Watkins Glen

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WATKINS GLEN, NEW YORK - MARCH 28: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) (Editors note: This image was computer generated in-game) <> at virtual Watkins Glen International on March 28, 2020 in Watkins Glen, New York. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

The IndyCar iRacing Challenge kicked off Saturday with the American Red Cross Grand Prix at the Glen, the first of a half-dozen virtual races meant to fill the void until the 2020 IndyCar season begins in May. The event was uncharted territory for fans, drivers and league personnel alike, and it succeeded in some ways …

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Carlin IndyCar Team to Watch With Conor Daly, Felipe Nasr Additions

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Carlin created a stir Tuesday when the team confirmed its 2020 NTT IndyCar Series driver lineup: Max Chilton will return in the No. 59 Gallagher Carlin Chevrolet on road and street courses and the Indianapolis 500, while Conor Daly takes the wheel for the remaining oval races. Meanwhile, Felipe Nasr is set to make his …

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Conor Daly Joining Ed Carpenter Racing on IndyCar Road, Street Courses

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Conor Daly has joined Ed Carpenter Racing on road and street courses in the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season, the team announced Monday (Dec. 9). Daly will run the No. 20 U.S. Air Force Chevrolet, while owner Ed Carpenter will pilot the ovals. In addition, Daly will enter the Indianapolis 500 in a third team …

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NASCAR 101: Who Didn’t Return to NASCAR in 2019?

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In what’s become an annual segment on NASCAR 101 (wait, this is year five? Time is a flat circle), this week takes a look at the drivers who didn’t return to NASCAR in 2019. Now, that phrase sounds a bit more absolute than it actually ends up being. Each year, we discuss the drivers from NASCAR’s …

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