Chip Ganassi Racing Duo, Allmendinger To Start In Top 5, Can They Buck Trend A Finish There?

Surprise, surprise, both Chip Ganassi Racing cars to go along with AJ Allmendinger dominated qualifying for Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 (3 p.m. ET/FS1/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at the Sonoma Raceway. Kyle Larson earned his second straight pole on the 1.99-mile track and while his teammate Jamie McMurray started second last year, he will roll off one row behind in fourth this weekend. Larson, has started in the top five in all five of his Sonoma starts. McMurray, has three front row starting spots in his last six years with a fourth…

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Stewart-Haas Racing Hard To Figure Out This Weekend In Sonoma

We all thought that Stewart-Haas Racing were the ones to beat for Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350. In the last Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race two weeks ago in Michigan, they finished 1-2-3. Furthermore, they’ve won seven of the 15 races in 2018, a series-high. On top of that, SHR has won the last two races at the Sonoma Raceway. Seemed like a no brainer right? Well, so far, it’s anything but. 

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Chevrolet, Most Notably Hendrick Motorsports Strong This Weekend In Sonoma

Sonoma Raceway isn’t necessarily a horsepower race track. The road courses is more about finesse and track position rather than pure speed. That’s why despite a struggling season through the first 15 races of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series year, Chevrolet is shining this weekend in wine country. Through two practice sessions and qualifying to set the field for Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350, Chevy is looking like the odds on favorite to earn their first victory since the season opening Daytona 500. 

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For 2nd Straight Year, Larson Earns Toyota/Save Mart 350 Pole (3 p.m. ET/FS1/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Kyle Larson described road racing as a similar trait to racing on dirt. The way and finesse you have to drive around Sonoma and Watkins Glen reminds him of how to get around places like Eldora, Knoxville and other dirt tracks around the nation. He’s showing he’s right in that assessment. 

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Kirkwood Extends USF2000 Points Lead With 4 Win Of 2018 Season

ELKHART LAKE, Wis – Kyle Kirkwood has won at every track on the 2018 USF2000 schedule now. He and Alex Baron split wins in the season opener at St. Pete as well as the two road course races at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. But, in the two races since, Kirkwood has since won at. Kirkwood, took his No. 8 Mazda to victory in the race at Lucas Oil Raceway on the west side of Indianapolis, then took the victory in Saturday’s race at Road America for his fourth win of the…

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David Malukas Sweeps Road America Weekend In Another Flag To Flag Victory

ELKHART LAKE, Wis – It was as perfect of a weekend as one could have for David Malukas and his overall organization. Malukas, led flag to flag in both Pro Mazda Series races combining for 30 laps led en route to a weekend sweep in Road America. Malukas, led all 15 laps from the pole in both races in achieving his first two victories in Pro Mazda Series competition. He’s now had four podiums in his rookie season in the series. 

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5 Favorites, 5 Sleepers For Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

The much needed week off is behind us and another one is coming up next week. But, first things first, it’s time for Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) in Road America. The race is the 10th of the Verizon IndyCar Series season. With nine previous races run this season and each of the last two years of racing Road America factored in too, here’s a safe choice for five favorites and five sleepers for this weekend’s race. 

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Chevy Has Qualifying Pace, Honda’s Though Better Elsewhere

ELKHART LAKE, Wis – Where Chevrolet is quick in determining the starting lineup for Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) most would put all three Team Penske drivers and Chevy as the favorites to win this weekend’s race in Road America. In qualifying, Chevy locked out the front row with Josef Newgarden and Will Power. That’s not too surprising as Chevy had all three Penske cars in the top five of the second practice session on Friday afternoon. See, that session you could use the Firestone Alternate tires…

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Power Speeds To 20th Straight Top 10 Starting Spot, 8th Straight Natrual Road Course Front Row Starting Spot

ELKHART LAKE, Wis – It shouldn’t be a surprise that a guy by the name of Will Power is among the fastest guys ever in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Power, enters Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) third in the standings. He’s coming off of a Month of May where he not only won the INDYCAR Grand Prix, but won the Indianapolis 500 as well. While that’s impressive, look at this stat. Power, qualified his No. 12 Chevrolet on the front row for this weekend’s race in Road…

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Penske Sweeps The Front Row As Newgarden Wins The Pole For Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

ELKHART LAKE, Wis – Surprise, surprise, Scott Dixon didn’t make the Firestone Fast Six in Saturday’s Verizon IndyCar Series qualifying round. That left the door open for other to make up some ground in the standings for Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). They’d do just that. Dixon’s main challengers for this year’s championship all made the Fast Six and even saw Josef Newgarden win the pole for Sunday’s 55 Lap race in Road America. Newgarden, needed this too. He entered Sunday’s race without scoring a top five…

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