Penske/Ganassi Have Struggled In Coca-Cola 600 (6 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

It would be a dream weekend for either Team Penske or Chip Ganassi Racing if they could win the Indy-Charlotte double in the same day. So far, it’s never happened. For some reason, as much success that Penske and Ganassi have had at Indy, they’ve struggled in the Coca-Cola 600 (6 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Jamie McMurray for Ganassi does have three straight top 12 finishes at Charlotte, but he hasn’t been a true contender to win though. Plus, so far in 2018, McMurray hasn’t exactly had the most success. 

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Harvick Looking To Sweep The Month of May In NASCAR

Kevin Harvick has already won 3 races in-a-row once this season when he won the second, third and fourth races of the season consecutively. He dominated those races at Atlanta, Las Vegas and Phoenix respectively. Now, can he do it again? Harvick dominated in a win at Dover in early May. He led over half the race. He also won the last points paying race at Kansas two weeks ago when he made a late race pass on Martin Truex Jr. Heck, he even won the All-Star race last weekend…

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Mobil 1 The Grid Chronicles Takuma Sato’s 2017 Indy 500 Victory

Takuma Sato’s victory at the 2017 Indianapolis 500 marked a landmark moment in the Japanese driver’s racing career. Mobil 1 The Grid spoke to the IndyCar star to find out more about how he prepares for arguably the biggest race in world motorsport, and what it took to realize his dream at the Indy 500 last year.

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Due To Practice Crash, Chris Windom Won’t Be Racing In Freedom 100 On Friday

INDIANAPOLIS – Unfortunately, Chris Windom’s Indy Lights Series debut will have to wait a bit longer. Windom, was involved in a practice crash this morning at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and while fortunately he was uninjured, his No. 33 Mazda was not. The team announced on Monday afternoon that due to the extensive damage on his Belardi Racing/Byrd Racing joint entry, that they won’t be able to have the car ready to race in Friday’s Freedom 100. “It’s unfortunate but following the incident this morning involving Chris Windom, he will not…

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Elliott To Drive For GMS Racing In Select XFINITY Series Races In 2018

GMS Racing officials announced today that NASCAR Cup Series driver Chase Elliott will drive the No. 23 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) entry this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) as well as other select races on the 2018 NXS schedule. Hooters, which sponsors Elliott’s No. 9 Cup Series team at Hendrick Motorsports, will serve as primary sponsor for the No. 23 team at CMS in honor of the restaurant chain’s 35th Anniversary and 22nd Annual Hooters International Pageant. The pageant will be held on Saturday, May 26 at zMAX Dragway…

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Karam Looking Like Strong Sleeper Threat To Win Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 (11 a.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network)

INDIANAPOLIS – Sage Karam topped 226 mph on Monday to end the eighth Indianapolis 500 practice session of the month first. I know it’s only one practice and that this lap was obviously put down with a tow, but you have to include Karam as one of the top sleepers to win Sunday’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 (11 a.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network). Here’s why. This shouldn’t be a shock that Karam ended the day P1. Last week, we had three days of action where most teams elected to go…

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Did The Andretti Autosport Group Find Something In Monday’s Race Practice?

INDIANAPOLIS – Monday’s Indianapolis 500 practice session from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway lived up to its annual billing. It’s always one of the most thrilling sessions of the year. 2,526 laps were turned, but among those laps, it appears that the Andretti Autosport organization may very well have found something. See, Chevrolet had the clear advantage in qualifying. They were well represented in the Firestone Fast Nine with taking seven of the nine spots. Overall, seven of the top eight starting spots are Chevy’s and nine of the top 11. But,…

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Karam Tops 226 mph On Monday While SPM’s Long Month Continues With Robert Wickens Crash

INDIANAPOLIS – The post qualifying practice session at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is turning into one of the best practice sessions for any series on any track in place in the world on any given day. When the Verizon IndyCar Series first added the practice session in 2014 it’s been a thrilling session every since. Think about it. The only practice these 33 drivers are doing from now on are in race trim. They’ve already qualified. Plus, the practice session starts around the same time that the Indy 500 does (12:30…

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Andretti Autosport Looking For 4th Indianapolis 500 Win (11 a.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Media Site) In Last 5 Years

INDIANAPOLIS – Heading into Sunday’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 (11 a.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network) the easy group of favorites to pick would be the Andretti Autosport. Over the last several years, they’ve been bar none the top Verizon IndyCar Series team to beat in the prestigious race. This weekend, Andretti will look to win their fourth Indy 500 in the last five years. Ryan Hunter-Reay got it all started when he narrowly beat Helio Castroneves in 2014. Alexander Rossi clutch and coasted to a win in the 100th Running…

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Kanaan, Leist Looking To Bring AJ Foyt Racing Back To Indy Prominence

INDIANAPOLIS – It’s no secret, AJ Foyt Racing has been searching the last several years to get back to their glory days in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Over the last three seasons, six different drivers have been behind the wheel of their two full-time cars. They’ve revamped the engineering department. They’ve spent the money to succeed but the results weren’t happening. That’s where the signing of Tony Kanaan came in play. The popular Brazilian was supposed to find and help fix the problem. Heading into Sunday’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis…

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