Dixon’s Path To 5th Championship Becomes Clear With Toronto Win And Main Challengers Struggles

Five Laps. That’s all it took on Sunday for Scott Dixon’s path towards a fifth Verizon IndyCar Series championship to become much clearer. Dixon, would take his No. 9 Honda to victory lane for the third time of his career in the Honda Indy Toronto on Sunday and 44th overall win of his storied career while his main challengers to win this year’s championship all had their hopes dashed in a span of five laps. It all started on Lap 28 when teammates Ryan Hunter-Reay and Alexander Rossi made contact…

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Toronto The Spot Marco Andretti Can End Winless Drought

Marco Andretti hasn’t won a Verizon IndyCar Series race since the 2011 race at the Iowa Speedway. But, that winless drought could be coming to an end in Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). Andretti, enters with some momentum and heads to one of his better tracks. Out of his last 11 Toronto starts, the third generation driver has finished inside the top 10 in eight of them, including a fourth place run last year. Plus, the Exhibition Place circuit was his dads playground. No one has…

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Ed Jones A Quiet Sleeper This Weekend In Toronto

Ed Jones has been surging lately. After a dismal Month of May in Indy, he’s been among the most consistent drivers in the Verizon IndyCar Series field. Jones, heads to Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) with four top 10 finishes over his last five starts. But, take out the two races at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and some bad luck, and you’d see Jones could be a championship contender instead. Here’s why. 

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Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ Canadian Duo Heads Home For Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

There’s no question, the Canadian race fans are some of the most passionate motorsports fans in the world. Even if the Verizon IndyCar Series races north of the border and they don’t have any Canadian drivers in it, the home fans still show out. But, what if not one, but two drivers that hail from Canada enter this weekend’s Honda Indy Toronto (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) and what if both are on the same team? Also, what if both are from Toronto too? SPM has been closely followed this…

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Kanaan With Sights Set On Another Solid Run This Weekend In Toronto, Eyeing Podium Finish

Tony Kanaan is doing his job in 2018 of putting AJ Foyt Racing back on the right track. So far, it appears to be working. Now, Kanaan is aiming to keep his recent strength at Toronto going this weekend. While he’s never visited victory lane on the 1.786-mile street circuit and unless something drastic happens, it may not happen this weekend in Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) either, this is still a race that Kanaan can get a top 10 finish in. 

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With 4 Street Course Wins In 2018, This Could Be The Weekend That Pulls The Honda’s Ahead Of The Penske’s In Toronto

After circling the Iowa Speedway last weekend, the Verizon IndyCar Series drivers show why they’re the most diverse racing series in the world. From a 7/8-mile oval last Sunday to a bumpy street course in downtown Toronto this Sunday, the drivers’ abilities have been put on full display over the last two weekends. Oh by the way, we’re in the thick of the championship race too. We’re 11 races down and have only six to go in the 2018 season. With there still being several drivers still in contention to…

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New Sponsors Coming On Board For Toronto

This is at least the third time that I’ve been glad to write a piece like this but business is still booming in the Verizon IndyCar Series. The best way to see the proof of that, not only do you look at the fans in the stands or TV ratings, but look at the sponsorships on the new cars as well. Another race is coming up and more new colors will be on some of the cars for Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto. Sebastien Bourdais will carry the Mouser Electronics on…

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