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2020 REV Group Grand Prix Race 1 Preview: IndyCar at Road America

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Alexander Rossi leads the IndyCar field at Road America in 2019. (Photo Credit: John Cote/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 REV Group Grand Prix gets underway on July 11, and this time it’s a double-header event for the NTT IndyCar Series. Race 1 takes place at the venerable Road America on Saturday night, before teams quickly have to turn around for a Sunday afternoon contest. Who will jump out to early success when …

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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: What We Learned From IndyCar At Indianapolis

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(Photo: Joe Skibinski/IndyCar Media)

The 2020 GMR Grand Prix was the NTT IndyCar Series’ first road course in the 2020 IndyCar season, and the race itself had a few twists and turns. Saturday’s (July 4) event saw Scott Dixon make some career history by taking the checkered flag by a 20-second margin, breaking a Team Penske streak in the …

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

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(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar Media)

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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2020 GMR Grand Prix: Simon Pagenaud ‘Definitely Thinking Championship’

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(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar Media)

The 2020 GMR Grand Prix is Simon Pagenaud‘s race to lose. The Team Penske driver has three wins in this NTT IndyCar Series event, including last season, which was part of a Month of May sweep. Before he aims for his fourth victory at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, Pagenaud spoke to Frontstretch about …

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Will Power Nabs 2020 Indy GP Pole Away From Jack Harvey

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(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar Media)

It may not be May, but Indy cars have finally returned to the hallowed Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 3 for a day of practice and qualifying in preparation for the July 4 GMR Grand Prix on Indy’s road course. After an entertaining qualifying session using IndyCar’s traditional road-course qualifying procedure, Will Power laid down …

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2020 GMR Grand Prix Preview: IndyCar at Indianapolis Road Course

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The start of the 2019 IndyCar Grand Prix. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 GMR Grand Prix brings the NTT IndyCar Series back to its home on the holiday weekend. The race that was formerly known as the IndyCar Grand Prix kicks off an incredibly busy month for IndyCar, and is the only event in July that’s not part of a doubleheader. That doesn’t mean there won’t …

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Josef Newgarden 2020 IndyCar Season Profile 

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(Photo: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Coming into the 2020 IndyCar season as reigning champion, Josef Newgarden has proved time and again to be a formidable NTT IndyCar Series driver. But while his bad days are infrequent, they tend to be really bad—and Newgarden will have two races at one of his worst tracks to contend with this year. He’ll have …

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Will Power 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

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Will Power during Genesys 300 practice. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Will Power has been a permanent fixture on the NTT IndyCar Series grid for over a decade, but he can still be a difficult driver to predict. While he hasn’t ended a season lower than fifth in overall points, he’s had some very incredible highs and some very difficult lows. But as the 2020 IndyCar …

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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 Preview: What To Expect From IndyCar At Texas

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The IndyCar field prepares for the green flag at the 2019 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Chris Jones/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 Genesys 300 has incredibly high stakes for the NTT IndyCar Series. Not only is the Texas Motor Speedway event the 2020 IndyCar season opener, it’s the first race with the series’ new aeroscreen, and the only race in June. If a team or driver can’t compete here, they’re putting themselves at a swift …

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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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