Tag: Andretti Autosport

Power to Lead Battling Field to Green at Mid-Ohio

This is the fifth time I have sat down to write a qualifying results post about Will Power winning the Verizon P1 Award in 2017. As usual, he dominated in the Firestone Fast 6 segment, earning the 49th Verizon P1 Award of his IndyCar career (tying him for fourth of all-time with Bobby Unser) with

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Could Mid-Ohio be Proving Grounds for Andretti Autosport?

Alexander Rossi could be on the verge of a breakthrough in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Two weeks ago, he achieved his best finish since his victory at the Indianapolis 500 in 2016, with a P2 on the Streets of Toronto. The driver of the No. 98 Andretti Autosport Honda had it dialed in this morning

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Defending Race Winner and Hometown Hero Fight to Lead First Practice at Mid-Ohio

Simon Pagenaud is back in the easily-identifiable Menard’s yellow livery this weekend at Mid-Ohio. It’s a different look than last year’s car, when he ran the PPG colors (on the No. 2 of Josef Newgarden this weekend) and won the Honda Indy 200 for the first time in his career. What is familiar however, is

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Honda Paces Final Practice, Hunter-Reay Hungry for Win

That’s how we start a Sunday! The Indy cars have rolled back into the paddock to rest up and cool down before the Kohler Grand Prix this afternoon. They took to the track early this morning for the final Verizon IndyCar Series practice session of the Road America weekend. A couple cars were noticeably missing

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Rossi Outruns Team Penske Friday Morning at Road America

Alexander Rossi paced the field this morning for the first Verizon IndyCar Series practice of the Kohler Grand Prix weekend at Road America. The sophomore year driver ran 1:43.3285 lap, edging out Simon Pagenaud’s best lap of 1:43.5625.  INDYCAR PRACTICE 1 RESULTS – KOHLER GP, ROAD AMERICA Rossi, driver of the No. 98 Napa Andretti

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Full Throttle Recap: The Indianapolis 500

The 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil was a record-breaking and history-making race to remember. Takuma Sato became the first Japanese driver to win the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. His win in the No. 26 Honda continued this season’s tradition of having a different winner for each race. We’ve had

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Related Incidents Spell Early End to ‘500’ for Daly and Harvey

The second caution of the day came on Lap 66, but was due to a much less drastic incident than that of Scott Dixon and Jay Howard earlier in the race. Conor Daly went two-wide into the Turn 3 with Charlie Kimball (No. 83 Tresiba Honda, Ganassi Racing Teams) on the inside. Daly got loose

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Alonso’s First Day in Traffic, Andretti Tops Speed Chart

The first day of Indianapolis 500 practice yielded quick lap times, and 11 caution periods. Only one of those caution flags was waved due to an on-track incident. Around 4:00 p.m., Jack Harvey made contact with the SAFER Barrier in Turn 2 as he was exiting pit lane on to the track. The car spun

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Full Throttle Recap: IndyCar Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The fourth running of the IndyCar Grand Prix was the first one free of cautions in it’s history, dating back to 2014. It was also the first caution-free Verizon IndyCar Series race since the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach in 2016. Unfortunately, that created a parading effect on the event, with only a handful

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