Kyle Kirkwood Wins USF2000 Race No. 2 in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS – On Friday, Kyle Kirkwood didn’t utilize the speed that he had in his No. 8 Mazda. He was quickest in practice on Thursday and won the pole for not just yesterday’s race, but today’s too. Alex Baron passed him on Lap 6 and never looked back en route to the victory. Kirkwood had to settle for a second place run. On Saturday morning at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he made sure that no one could touch him. 

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Team Penske/Chip Ganassi Racing Teams to Beat in 100th Running of Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS – It shouldn’t come to any surprise, but this year more than ever, the Indianapolis 500 is going to be Team Penske’s and/or Chip Ganassi Racing’s to lose. Yes, the eight combined drivers that make up the two teams on this year’s entry list are going to be the ones to beat as practice opens up for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 on Monday. The two teams have combined to win 20 of the 99 previous Indy 500’s, but since 2006, they’ve won six of the last…

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Simon Pagenaud In a Class By Himself This Year

INDIANAPOLIS – I wrote prior to the start of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season even beginning, that I expected a breakout year out of Simon Pagenaud. I thought then, that all he needed was season under his belt with Team Penske, then he’d adjust and dominate. Well, he’s not just dominating, he’s in a class all by himself.

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Wild Qualifying Session Has Several Race Winning Contenders Starting Further Back

INDIANAPOLIS – If we took a poll on names that we could see not just make the Firestone Fast Six on Friday afternoon from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway but contend for the pole as well, the popular responses would likely be Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan, Helio Castroneves, Will Power, Juan Pablo Montoya, Sebastien Bourdais, Marco Andretti, Ryan Hunter-Reay, etc. Well, what if I told you that none of those drivers even made it to the final round of qualifying on Friday for this weekend’s Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis…

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