Tag: Chip Ganassi Racing Teams

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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Castroneves Shatters Record with 49th Pole, Shares Legend Status with Kanaan

Helio Castroneves continues to break records and climb the all-time career lists, in this, his 20th year of Indy car racing. He tied the great Bobby Unser for 49 career pole positions tonight when he won the Verizon P1 Award at Phoenix International Raceway for the second year in a row. It’s also his second

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Will History Repeat at Barber?

They say that best way to predict the future is to study past behavior. If that’s true, then we should see a Team Penske driver holding up the Verizon P1 Award by the end of the day. But, will it be one of the drivers who has already won a pole position at Barber Motorsports

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2017 Starts on High Note for IndyCar, Points Toward Thrilling Season Ahead

Six IndyCar Series champions. Five Indianapolis 500 winners. Fifteen IndyCar race winners. Fifteen IndyCar pole-sitters. That’s the depth of the current Verizon IndyCar Series field. The talent is undeniable, from the veterans with years of experience and packed racing resumes, to the rookie, sophomores, and third-year drivers whose ability to learn under pressure and apply

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Simon Pagenaud: He’s at it Again!

Qualifications for the first dual on the shores of Belle Isle in Detroit, MI are complete. Simon Pagenaud, the resident “it driver” of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar season reminded everyone that he is not done with his reign at the top of the charts. The Team Penske driver had an Indianapolis 500 experience he is

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Team Chevy Dominates IndyCar Return to Phoenix

Simon Pagenaud finished in the runner-up position at Phoenix International Speedway on April 2nd, the same result he landed in the season opener at St. Petersburg just three weeks ago. This marks his best career finish on an oval track and also boosts him into the points lead. “I just want to say… how much

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New Kids on the Block and Familiar Faces Back on Track

Mikhail Aleshin returns to the Verizon IndyCar Series full-time after nearly a year’s absence. The Russian driver made one appearance last year, in the IndyCar season finale at Sonoma where he finished an impressive P10. He has spent most of his past year testing and racing sportscars in the European Le Mans series with AF

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IndyCar Championship Hopefuls Race Toward Astor Cup

Coming in to this finale weekend, the two names on everyone’s lips have been Montoya and Rahal. They are the top two in points and have the best opportunity to become the next Verizon IndyCar Series Champion. The feat would be a first for Graham Rahal and a repeat for Juan Pablo Montoya, who earned

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Another Penske Party in Pennsylvania

Roger Penske knows how to throw a party. He’s at it again this year at Pocono Raceway. The driver of his No. 3 Chevy, Helio Castroneves, soared around the track on Saturday to capture his 45th IndyCar Series pole position. The happiness, honest joy and pure excitement that comes from this man is absolutely contagious.

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Ganassi Goes 1-2 in Morning Practice at Pocono

Charlie Kimball ran his No. 83 Chevy to the front of the pack during this morning’s practice session at Pocono Raceway. The Chip Ganassi Racing Teams driver is fighting to put another win on his Verizon IndyCar Series resume. Especially since the next race win for his team will be a monumental one – the

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