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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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Sam Schmidt Set to Race Mario Andretti, Creating Another Historic Moment at IMS

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway will make history, yet again this afternoon. The first head-to-head autonomous vehicle race will take place on the road course at the iconic track at 12:35 p.m. ET. Verizon IndyCar Series team owner and former driver, Sam Schmidt, will take on Indianapolis 500 champion, Mario Andretti in what is sure to

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Push to Pass [S3E11] – From Barber to Phoenix

A look back at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama leads us right into previewing the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix for the Verizon IndyCar Series. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/www.slipstreamnetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/P2P-S3E11-From-Barber-to-Phoenix.mp3 Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Pocket Casts | Stitcher | RSS Download: Push to Pass Podcast Season 3 Ep. 11  In this Episode: Live Full

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Andretti and SPM Show Muscle with Honda in First Day of Indianapolis 500 Qualifying

We set the field for qualifying yesterday, dividing up the 33 entered cars into two groups. Saturday’s attempts determined who would occupy the first 3 rows on race day and consequently, which nine drivers would have the opportunity to fight for pole position for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Oil.

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Simon Pagenaud: Triple Threat and Counting

Five races. Five podiums. Back-to-back pole positions. Three wins in a row. Sequential pole-to-checkered victories. Points lead of 76 going into the Indianapolis 500. The dominance shown by Simon Pagenaud in the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series is undeniable, and he has the champagne-soaked firesuits from all five contests this season to prove it. After a

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Midnight on the Bricks Countdown was Clear Choice for Fans

Today marks 100 days until the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Oil and a series of events is celebrating that milestone, kicking off last night with the Midnight on the Bricks community gathering at the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The countdown last evening saw a great turnout of close to 2,000

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Pagenaud Leads Field on Fast Friday; Qualifying Format Breakdown

This article was originally published on MTAF Wheels, which is now dark. Thank you for enjoying it here through the Live Full Throttle Archives.  It is upon us, folks. Qualifying weekend for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500! We ended Fast Friday with Team Penske driver Simon Pagenaud topping the leaderboard with a 230.698

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