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Racing Legend Dan Gurney Dead at 86

Gurney was also the first driver to spray champagne on the podium, inadvertently starting a tradition that is now imitated all around the world. Hoosier milk doesn’t foam, though. Continue reading

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Penske’s Pagenaud on Pole at Fontana IndyCar Race

Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 Penske Truck Rental IndyCar, qualifies fastest Friday 26 June 2015, taking the pole position for Saturday’s IndyCar race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Continue reading

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Chevy Beats Honda at Rainy IndyCar Racing “Rubber” Match

The winning run was made possible – but by no means assured – when a red flag halted the race on Lap 65 of the scheduled 70-lap contest as an IRL safety crew cleaned up debris from an a race ending incident between Team Penske teammates Will Power and Helio Castroneves, who made crashed in Turn 2 of the difficult 14-turn, 2.35-mile street circuit on a restart. Continue reading

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Montoya on Pole for 2nd IndyCar Race in Detroit

Juan Pablo Montoya, in the #2 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet V6, runs in the rain during qualifying Sunday, 31 May 2015 for today’s Verizon IndyCar Series on Belle Isle in Detroit. Continue reading

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Honda Prevails in Rain Soaked and Sunny Houston Races

Honda-powered rookie Carlos Huertas won Saturday’s opening race of the Grand Prix of Houston “double header” Verizon IndyCar Series race weekend, taking his Dale Coyne Racing machine to an unexpected victory in an 80-lap event that featured constantly changing weather conditions.

Simon Pagenaud and Mikhail Aleshin turned a tough loss in Race 1 into a podium in Race 2. The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports teammates finished 1-2 in the 90-lap battle on the 1.634-mile, 10-turn temporary street circuit. Continue reading

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IndyCar Returns to Detroit for Chevrolet Belle Isle Grand Prix

Chevrolet today announced a multi-year agreement with the Penske Corporation and IndyCar to bring professional motorsports to the Motor City for the first time in four years. The first Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix will be held June 1-3, 2012 at a 2.1-mile Raceway at Belle Isle Park road course. Continue reading

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IndyCar Racing to Return to Detroit Next Year

Next Wednesday Detroit Mayor Dave Bing , Mark Reuss, President, GM North America,
Roger Penske, Chairman, Penske Corporation and Randy Bernard, the CEO, of IndyCar will hold a news conference where they will likely announce that Indy car racing will return to the Motor City. Continue reading

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