Simon Pagenaud Completes 100% Of INDYCAR Laps In 2017, Comes Up Just Short For The Title

Sonoma, Calif – I’ve been told numerous times by numerous athletes across all forms of sports that the hardest fight for an athlete isn’t the climb to the top, but to stay there. Simon Pagenaud told me on multiple occasions this season that defending his 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series championship was among the hardest fights he’s ever had. Well, he’s right. Pagenaud, won the season finale at Sonoma on Sunday. It was the second straight year that he won at the northern California track. Last year, was his fifth win of…

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Pagenaud Wins INDYCAR Season Finale, Newgarden Wins 2017 Championship In Penske Dominated Race

Sonoma, Calif – Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series season finale was a race within a race. It was first off the battle for the 2017 championship, which coincided with a battle for the win in today’s Go Pro Grand Prix of Sonoma. In the end, Simon Pagenaud reached victory lane for the second time of the season and 11th time of his INDYCAR career. But, his Team Penske teammate of Josef Newgarden was the one hoisting the Astor Cup championship trophy when it was all said and done, as he finished second…

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Despite Starting 14th, Chilton Hails Sonoma Qualifying Best Of The Year

 Sonoma, Calif – The Verizon IndyCar Series is a tough series to compete in. From the top to the bottom, the difference between drivers are usually less than a second. That means spots in between are normally gapped by hundredths or thousandths of a second. That’s why Max Chilton can say that his 14th place qualifying effort for Sunday’s Go Pro Grand Prix of Sonoma (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) is among the best he’s had all year. In all actuality, the 14th starting spot for the Chip Ganassi Racing driver…

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Honda To Remain The Same, Chevrolet Likely to Expand Teams For 2018

Sonoma, Calif – A new car is coming to the Verizon IndyCar Series for the 2018 season. We also know that the car will be powered by two manufacturers – Honda and Chevrolet. With that being said, one big details have been left out of all this season silly madness, how many cars will each manufacturer field? Honda, said that they will remain status quo for 2018 and keep the same five organizations that they already have under the belt now. Art St. Cyr had his annual end of the season…

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Josef Newgarden Wins the Pole for the Go Pro Grand Prix of Sonoma (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

Sonoma, Calif – The five Verizon IndyCar Series championship contenders saw their most important qualifying session occur on Saturday at the Sonoma Raceway. Track position is likely more important this weekend at Sonoma than it is anywhere else on the schedule. So, with double points on the line on Sunday and qualifying really shaping up the running order for much of the 85 Lap race, that made knockout qualifying intense. All five title contenders made it to the final round of qualifying, that’s not a surprise given that all five have…

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Who’s Going To Win The 2017 INDYCAR Championship On Sunday? Try This Guy

Sonoma, Calif – We’re now through the final three Verizon IndyCar Series practice sessions of the 2017 season. We’re also through the final qualifying round too. All that’s left, is Sunday’s season finale at the Sonoma Raceway. With that being said, as I sit here and evaluate the entire 2017 season, including how this weekend has played out, the driver that I think that will be hoisting the Astor Cup trophy after Sunday’s Go Pro Grand Prix of Sonoma (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network), isn’t who most think it would be.…

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5 Favorites For Sunday’s Go Pro Grand Prix of Sonoma (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

Sonoma, Calif – The Verizon IndyCar Series season finale is upon with Sunday’s Go Pro Grand Prix of Sonoma (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). With that being said, seven drivers enter with a shot at this seasons championship. But, four of them realistically have a shot. As a surprise, I don’t have both of the top two in the standings on this list.

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