Tag: Team Penske

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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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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Team Penske is the Common Theme Across Honda Indy Toronto Practices

Unlike last year, I am not in Canada for the Honda Indy Toronto this weekend. Initially those reasons as to why, were related to work, but as it turns out I needed to be home for a family situation. I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. The Verizon IndyCar Series, the work I am privileged

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Team Penske Set to Lead Field to Green for the Second Consecutive Year at Road America

Some people call IndyCar a circus. They aren’t wrong. We have a cast of characters that people come to see from far and wide. They perform awe-inducing tricks and put on a show with their natural talents that others only dream to possess. There’s no discernable ring-leader, but at Road America it certainly seems like

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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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Castroneves and Rahal Pace Friday Practices in Detroit

RLL driver Graham Rahal found some speed Friday morning in Detroit when he topped the first practice with a 1:15.3328 lap on the 13-turn street circuit. His best performance on Belle Isle was in 2015 when he started P5 and finished on the podium in third for Race 2. This weekend marks his 7th time

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Full Throttle Rundown: Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix

The only doubleheader weekend of the Verizon IndyCar Series is upon us once again. Belle Isle is well-prepared this year, currently drenching us in sunshine and providing excellent track conditions. There is a chance of precipitation later this weekend but I’m gonna go ahead and say that it won’t delay any of the racing activity.

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Anatomy of an Accident: The Tenth and Final Caution of the ‘500’

After the jaw-dropping carnage of the first caution… a plethora of engine retirements, some debris and two single-car incidents yielded another eight yellow flags. The final caution of the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil was a spectacular wreck involving five cars, all running in the front half of the

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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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I Made It, Castroneves Led Carb Day, and IMS is Ready to Make More History

I’m extremely thankful that I made it to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this month. I honestly didn’t think it would be possible. Mind over matter and a truly determined spirit, combined with hard work can accomplish more than one might imagine. I think Helio Castroneves would agree with that sentiment, and let me tell you

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