Josef Newgarden Wins Rain Delayed Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

LEEDS, Ala – We always knew that whenever Josef Newgarden got a chance to drive for one of the big teams in the Verizon IndyCar Series, that he’d be the next great star. Nothing against Sarah Fisher or Ed Carpenter or their respective teams, but you can’t compare their resources to that of Team Penske or Chip Ganassi Racing. Well, Newgarden signed with Penske in the offseason between 2016 and 2017 and that proved to be one that could shape the future of this series moving forward. Newgarden, piloted his No.…

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Another Tough Start To The Season For Power, Likely a Crashed Caused By 0.01-Seconds

LEEDS, Ala – Will Power has to wonder what he has to do to start a Verizon IndyCar Series season off on the right foot. On Sunday, the Team Penske driver was running second when his No. 12 Chevrolet stepped out from under him and he crashed on the Lap 16 restart at the Barber Motorsports Park. See, Power was a victim of circumstances in the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. The race was moved up over a half an hour due to rain. While the cars can race in…

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After 22 Laps, Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Delayed Until Monday

LEEDS, Ala – For just the second time in a decade, the Verizon IndyCar Series will be racing on a Monday. Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama was rain delayed and will resume on Monday as a result of puddling on the 2.3-mile Barber Motorsports Park surface. The race will resume on Lap 22 with Josef Newgarden leading at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN with a green flag around Noon ET/11 am locally.

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Will Power Earns 6th Straight Barber Front Row Starting Spot

LEEDS, Ala – It’s no secret, Will Power is a qualifying master. He’s among the best ever in the Verizon IndyCar Series. So, his second starting spot in his No. 12 Chevrolet doesn’t come as any shock at all. Power, earned his sixth straight front row starting spot at the Barber Motorsports Park and his eighth in nine tries on the 2.3-mile Alabama facility. That gives him a great shot of winning Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). Power, is out for revenge this weekend…

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5 Favorites, 5 Sleepers For Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

LEEDS, Ala – Now that we’re through all three Verizon IndyCar Series practice sessions and qualifying for Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) who are the top drivers to beat at the Barber Motorsports Park this weekend? Right now, five clear favorites stand out to win Sunday’s 90 Lap race around the 2.3-mile Alabama road course. 

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Newgarden Earns Pole For Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

LEEDS, Ala – It shouldn’t come as any shock at all that all four Andretti Autosport cars, all three Team Penske entries and both Chip Ganassi Racing drivers made up nine of the 12 spots in the second round of qualifying on Saturday afternoon at the Barber Motorsports Park. These three organizations are the ones to beat in Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). So, when Josef Newgarden put his No. 1 Chevrolet on the pole, that too wasn’t surprising. Newgarden, circled the 2.3-mile Alabama…

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Despite Being Under The Weather, Veach Having Strong Weekend in Barber

LEEDS, Ala – Zach Veach is heading to the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) with a ton of momentum. He’s coming off of a career best fourth place finish last Sunday on the streets of Long Beach. Now, he’s racing at the spot of his first career Verizon IndyCar Series start in the Barber Motorsports Park. See, JR Hildebrand would miss last year’s race at the Barber Motorsports Park, so Veach was called in as a replacement. That gave him some good momentum on his…

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Chevrolet Has Decent Chance Of Win Sunday at Barber

LEEDS, Ala – The 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season has been dominated by the Honda camp so far. Through the races, Honda drivers sit 1-3-4-5-6-7-9-10 in the points standings, for eight of the top 10. They finished 1-2-3-4-5-6-8-9 in the season opening race at St. Pete, then 2-3-4-5-6 at Phoenix. Last weekend in Long Beach, they were 1-3-4-5-6 in that race too. Honda drivers have also led 318 of the 445 possible laps this season as well. As you can see, they’re the top dogs out of the gates. 

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Penske, Ganassi Cars Ones To Beat So Far This Weekend in Barber

LEEDS, Ala – If Friday’s Verizon IndyCar Series practice session at the Barber Motorsports Park on Friday is any indication on how the rest of the weekend is going to go at the Barber Motorsports Park, then it appears that both Team Penske and Chip Ganassi Racing are going to be the ones to beat in Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). In session No. 1, all five of their combined cars were in the top six of the overall speed charts. Will Power and…

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Chilton and Kimball Backing Up Carlin’s Strong Long Beach Performance at Barber

LEEDS, Ala – Carlin’s goal each week of the Verizon IndyCar Series season is to just improve by the race. Out of the 10 full-time organizations in the series in 2018, they’re the only ones without any prior INDYCAR experience. So, they have a lot to learn in a short amount of time. Factor in a completely new car for this year too and you can see why improvement is the key to this organization. That’s why Charlie Kimball’s top 10 finish in last Sunday’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach…

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