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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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(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar Media)

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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Lando Norris Wins INDYCAR iRacing Challenge at Circuit of the Americas

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Formula 1 competitor Lando Norris won the AutoNation INDYCAR iRacing Challenge event at the virtual Circuit of the Americas Saturday (April 25). Norris, in his series debut, began the race on the pole and led several laps before pit strategy affected the lineup. The Arrow McLaren SP driver made his first pit stop on lap …

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Big Wreck on Opening Lap of IndyCar Race at Pocono

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(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar Media)

There was much anticipation heading into Sunday’s (Aug. 18) NTT IndyCar Series race at Pocono Raceway, following a near death-defying crash last season. But the field didn’t even make it to turn 2 on the opening lap before there was a multi-car pileup, seeing Felix Rosenqvist and Takuma Sato go airborne. The crash was triggered …

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

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(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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Month of May Kicks off with IndyCar Grand Prix

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(Photo: Joe Skibinski/IndyCar Media)

Finally. It’s been a long wait, but it’s finally May, which is synonymous with one thing: Indianapolis. While they’re not yet careening around the Brickyard at 230 mph, the NTT IndyCar Series is right at home preparing for one of the newest May traditions, the IndyCar Grand Prix. Now in its sixth year, the Grand …

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Alexander Rossi Wins Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Pole

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Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi was able to put down a lap of 106.569 mph in the closing seconds of the Firestone Fast 6 Saturday afternoon (April 13) to win the pole for Sunday’s Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach.  It is Rossi’s second consecutive pole at Long Beach and he comes into Sunday’s 85-lap race …

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Josef Newgarden Wins in St. Petersburg; Rookies Impress in Season Opener

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The 2019 NTT IndyCar Series opened on Sunday at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg much the way it began last year — with a stellar performance from a rookie driver that ultimately went unrewarded on the unforgiving street circuit. Chip Ganassi Racing’s Felix Rosenqvist came firing out of the gate in his inaugural …

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