Tag: Will Power

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: 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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Ten Drivers Break Track Record, Power Earns 47th Pole

This year’s IndyCar Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway changed from a 3-day event as it’s been for the past 3 seasons, to a 2-day event. At the end of day 1, we saw Power dominating the field across every on-track session. The driver of the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Chevy is no stranger

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Rainy Raceday Start as Penske Prepares to Further Replicate Success in Alabama

It’s raining this morning at Barber Motorsports Park, which can only mean one thing… it’s Verizon IndyCar Series raceday in Alabama! The 8th Annual Honda Grand Prix of Alabama will go green at 2:42pm (local time) this afternoon. Notice I say that it will, not that it should. I have full confidence that we are

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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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First Practice at Barber Highlights Defending Race Winner and Previous Victors

Defending race winner and series champion, Simon Pagenaud, ran fastest in the morning… er, excuse me, the afternoon practice session today at Barber Motorsports Park. The first day of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama is running on an hour delay. Not confusing at all for this Eastern-time-zoner. Seriously though, this first practice was

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Andretti Continues to Push Toward Front of Field

LONG BEACH, California — I know what I said at the end of my morning piece – that I’d bet on Penske for the pole position this weekend. But man oh man, I have to tell you that Andretti Autosport is making me rethink my strategy. Funny enough, Marco Andretti was quickest of his teammates

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Honda Tops Morning IndyCar Practice in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, California — The streets of Long Beach are screaming again with the glorious sounds of speeding Indy cars! The Verizon IndyCar Series took to the track this morning for the first practice of the annual race weekend in southern California. The backdrop of the ocean and marina are almost as beautiful as that

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Power Earns 45th IndyCar Pole, 7th at St. Pete

Will Power, man. Do you think his parents had any clue how true his name would ring in his future career? The Team Penske driver earned his 45th IndyCar career pole position today on the Streets of St. Petersburg. It’s safe to say he has a very stable relationship with the circuit. He has now

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