Tag: Chip Ganassi Racing

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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Skilled IndyCar Rookie Class of 2016 Prepares for Season Finale in Sonoma

This is the time of year when most kids are heading back to school, but for the “kids” of the Verizon IndyCar Series, it’s crunch-time! Max Chilton (No. 8, Chip Ganassi Racing), Conor Daly (No. 18, Dale Coyne Racing), RC Enerson (No. 19, Dale Coyne Racing), Spencer Pigot (No. 20, Ed Carpenter Racing / No.

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Every Race Happens for a Reason – IndyCar at The Glen

The IndyCar return to Watkins Glen was even better than anticipated. Broken records, difficult to fathom speeds, and a Dixon sweep are just a taste of what we were treated to in New York. THE REASON If you’ll recall, and you might not want to, the Verizon IndyCar Series was originally planning to spend their

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IndyCar at Pocono: Rain-Soaked to Sun-Drenched

If yesterday at Pocono Raceway was a temperamental summer day, ending with a storm… today is a fall-esque dream and ripe for racing. The clouds are still lingering, but lacking precipitation concerns. The sun should be shining down on us for the postponed start of the Verizon IndyCar Series ABC Supply 500 contest, this afternoon.

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IndyCar Practice Proves Pocono Raceway is Equal Parts Spectacular, Unforgiving

Pocono Raceway is magnificent. It was built for open-wheel racing, being modeled after Trenton Speedway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the Milwaukee Mile. The Verizon IndyCar Series simply “fits” here. This is my second time at the Long Pond venue, and I forgot how awe-inspiring it can be. I stood at pit out this morning, as

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IndyCar Raceday Warm Up and the Conversation about Standing Starts

The Honda Indy Toronto warm up session for the Verizon IndyCar Series this morning went relatively smooth for the field. There were two short-lived red flags, one for Team Penske driver, Simon Pagenaud after he made contact with the tire barrier in Turn 8. He went into the barrier nose-first but the car was not

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French Drivers Rise to the Top in Final Toronto Practice; Dixon in Dark Horse Mode

The third and final practice session on the streets of Toronto this morning yielded the fastest times of the race weekend. The field of 22 is getting a grip on the new track layout, literally and figuratively. The sand blasting of Turns 1 and 9 overnight has seemed to do what was intended, give the

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Bourdais Gains Another Detroit Win; Daly Earns First IndyCar Podium

Today’s race results mark the 35th IndyCar win for French driver, Sebastien Bourdais. This moves him up on the all-time career race wins list, tying Bobby Unser. Bourdais is not a stranger to the podium here on Belle Isle – he was victorious in the last race here as well: the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit

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Kanaan and Munoz Lead Pack in Carb Day Practice

If the Carb Day practice is any indication of what we can expect this Sunday… WOW. This 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 is going to be one for the record books, and not just for obvious reasons. The whole field was putting on a show for the packed stands today, going two and three-wide

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Pagenaud Continues 2016 Hot Streak in the Sunny South

He has stood on the podium for every race in the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season thus far. Today he earned the Verizon P1 Award in qualifying for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Simon Pagenaud has certainly received his fair share of southern hospitality over the past 2 months. Back in St. Pete

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