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Newgarden earns first IndyCar Championship, plans to appreciate the moment

For the first time since 2012, the stars and stripes draped over the shoulders of the new Verizon IndyCar Series Champion. Josef Newgarden capped off his first season at Team Penske with a series title and a field-leading 4 wins to his name. He also celebrated with his engine manufacturer, Chevrolet, as they earned their

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IndyCar Produces More Flawless On-Track Activity at Mid-Ohio

The clear cloud-free sky in Lexington, OH yielded a clear incident-free practice session for the Verizon IndyCar Series on this gorgeous morning. The whole field headed out on the first lap and then came back in for adjustments. Some stayed longer than others, with some teams choosing to run minimal laps due to tire allotments.

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Sam's Take: MTAF Wheels IndyCar Q & A for August 1st

Some quick thoughts on the Brickyard 400 from last weekend. The race was a slight step up from the past couple of years. The strategy taking part was interesting to watch. Attendance I think was about the same as last year maybe a little less. Estimated around 85,000 which is good except IMS seats about

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The Verizon IndyCar Series Takes Over Toronto

The final doubleheader of the Verizon IndyCar Series 2014 season kicked off yesterday on a gorgeous day in Toronto, Ontario. The Canadian classic (while not always a “two-for” weekend) has been an IndyCar tradition – consistently – for nearly three decades. This year’s race field yields only one hometown hero in James Hinchcliffe. Hinchcliffe is

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Holy Houston… What a Weekend!

A first time pole winner. A first time race winner. A rookie race winner. A double rookie podium – twice. An all Colombian podium for the first time in series history. A 40th career pole for a driver. Three first time podium finishers. Those are pretty awesome highlights for a race series season. Oh no

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