Lack of Speed on the Straights Cost Rahal a Win in the IndyCar Grand Prix on Saturday

INDIANAPOLIS – One of these years, Graham Rahal is going to be the one dominating the IndyCar Grand Prix. In 2015, race winner Will Power said that if Rahal was in a Chevrolet powered car he would have easily won. In 2016, race winner Simon Pagenaud said if Rahal started up front (he was supposed to start third if not for his car failing tech) he would have easily won again. This year, Rahal started 20th out of 22 cars and he still finished sixth, his best result of the 2017…

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Even When It’s Not His Weekend, Pagenaud Still Finishes 4th, Sends Message to Rest of the Drivers

INDIANAPOLIS – Simon Pagenaud sent a message to the rest of the Verizon IndyCar Series field on Saturday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The defending race winner and series champion was the worst among the five Team Penske cars, but he still finished fourth. He was so far off he doesn’t even know right now how to describe it. But, there he was with his third top fives in four tries at the IndyCar Grand Prix, and taking a 10 point lead into the Indianapolis 500 qualifying next weekend.

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Scott Dixon Says Honda Kit Not Quite Good Enough for These Tires, Still Finishes 2nd

INDIANAPOLIS – This morning, Scott Dixon knew this morning that he was going to have his hands full in Saturday’s IndyCar Grand Prix. He said his No. 9 Honda was extremely loose, and after 30 minutes of practice this morning, it wasn’t enough time to do anything about it. But, there he was with 18 laps-to-go fighting Helio Castroneves for second, and getting by, finishing with his 35th career runner-up moving into fourth all-time on the Verizon IndyCar Series list. He broke up what could have been a dream weekend for…

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After Tough Start to the Season, Team Penske Has Dominated the Last 3 IndyCar Races

INDIANAPOLIS – Everyone kind of assumed this would be Team Penske’s championship to lose this season. With having the top four drivers from last year’s Verizon IndyCar Series final standings all under one roof, as well as having an aerokit freeze, how would anyone catch up? After the first two races in 2017, it appeared that maybe everyone not only caught up, but they surpassed them. From St. Pete through Long Beach, Penske had two podiums, zero wins and only 18 laps led. But, in the three races since, it’s been…

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Will Power Dominates IndyCar Grand Prix on Saturday

INDIANAPOLIS – Forgive the fans for getting a tad bored through most of today’s race, as the two cars that nearly look identical were 1-2 for the first 68 laps on Saturday. Will Power and Helio Castroneves had the same Verizon sponsorship, with nearly identical cars this weekend, and both were 1-2 for 80-percent of the race. That made it another dominating weekend for Team Penske, this time, a third different driver to reach victory lane for them in the last three races. It was Will Power’s turn on the 2.439-mile…

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Will Power Earns the Pole for Saturday’s IndyCar Grand Prix

INDIANAPOLIS – Will Power won the pole at the season opener in St. Pete. His Team Penske teammate Helio Castroneves then wthe polon e the next race at Long Beach. At Barber, it was Power again. Then, at Phoenix, back to Castroneves. The trend continued on Friday. 

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Top 5 Sleepers to Watch for Saturday’s IndyCar Grand Prix

INDIANAPOLIS – There’s no secret here, the five Team Penske drivers are going to be the favorites for Saturday’s IndyCar Grand Prix (3:30 p.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network) at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Penske, has won the last two races here and have won the last two races on the season as well. Furthermore, Penske drivers have combined to lead 326 of the last 340 laps in those last two races. Who in their right mind would pick against them?

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