Newgarden, Hunter-Reay Drivers To Beat For Iowa Corn 300 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

Other than Scott Dixon, the two hottest drivers entering Sunday’s Iowa Corn 300 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) are Josef Newgarden and Ryan Hunter-Reay. Newgarden, won the most recent race two weeks ago in Road America where he led 53 of the 55 laps on June 24. Hunter-Reay, has scored eight top five finishes in 10 starts this season including four straight. Most recently, he finished runner-up to Newgarden at Road America. Now, both have to be the prime favorites to win Sunday’s race at the Iowa Speedway. 

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Josef Newgarden Dominates Kohler Grand Prix En Route To 10th Career Victory

ELKHART LAKE, Wis – Chevrolet’s were quick this weekend in Road America, but unfortunately, only Team Penske were the ones benefiting from that speed the most. Josef Newgarden and Will Power shared the front row but had seven Honda’s lined up behind. When Power’s No. 12 Chevrolet had an electrical issue on the drop of the green flag, that left Newgarden battling a bunch of Honda’s for the win in Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix. He’d do a great job holding them off in leading 53 of 55 laps en route to…

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Penske Sweeps The Front Row As Newgarden Wins The Pole For Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

ELKHART LAKE, Wis – Surprise, surprise, Scott Dixon didn’t make the Firestone Fast Six in Saturday’s Verizon IndyCar Series qualifying round. That left the door open for other to make up some ground in the standings for Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). They’d do just that. Dixon’s main challengers for this year’s championship all made the Fast Six and even saw Josef Newgarden win the pole for Sunday’s 55 Lap race in Road America. Newgarden, needed this too. He entered Sunday’s race without scoring a top five…

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Team Penske Strong On Friday, Full INDYCAR Practice Report From Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis – The Verizon IndyCar Series took to the scenic 4.014-mile Road America track on Friday for not one but two practice sessions on the day. The first session was 45 minutes in length and saw Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden top the speed charts with a time of 1:43.047-seconds in his No. 1 Chevrolet. Newgarden is the defending series champion and finished runner-up on the Elkhart Lake track last season. So, the speed isn’t surprising. Plus, at another track on the schedule like Road America in Barber, Newgarden was…

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Can Newgarden Get Back On Track At His Favorite Venue Road America

Where Scott Dixon is surging into this weekend’s Kohler Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) Josef Newgarden is on a backwards slide. Dixon, has scored 248 points since the start of the Month of May, Newgarden has only earned 131. That’s why he went from taking the points lead heading into Indy and is now only fifth is the Verizon IndyCar Series standings heading into this weekend’s race in Road America. His 131 points in the last five races puts him seventh overall in that time frame. But, prior…

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Penske To Start 1-2-3 As Newgarden Wins The Pole For Saturday Night’s DXC Technology 600 at Texas (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

FORT WORTH, TX – With how Team Penske dominated the Indianapolis 500, it comes to no surprise that they’re off to a flying start this weekend at the Texas Motor Speedway. The Penske trio will start 1-2-3 for Saturday night’s DXC Technology 600 in Texas (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) as Josef Newgarden earned his second pole of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season with a two-lap average of 220.613 mph in his No. 1 Chevrolet. This was Newgarden’s fourth career pole, half of which occurring on ovals as his last…

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Pagenaud A Quiet Sleeper This Weekend, Newgarden For Some Reason Struggles At Texas

Team Penske will certainly be the favorites to win Saturday night’s DXC Technolgy 600 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) at the Texas Motor Speedway. Will Power won the Indy 500 a few weeks ago as the overall organization were the class of the field the entire month at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Power, is the defending race winner in Texas and should have his No. 12 Chevrolet fighting for a chance to win this weekend. But, what about his teammates? Simon Pagenaud has been quietly strong in his few starts on…

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Power, Dixon, Hunter-Reay Went From Outside Of The Top 5 In The INDYCAR Standings Heading Into May, To Top Drivers A Month Later

INDIANAPOLIS – Leaving the April 23 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Scott Dixon and Will Power sat sixth, seventh and 10th respectively in the Verizon IndyCar Series points standings. Heading into Saturday night’s DXC Technology 600 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) all three are now in the top five of the standings and are arguably the top three drivers in the series right now. They’ve combined to win all four races since then and are proving to be the ones to beat. 

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Newgarden’s Mistake And Rossi’s Top 5 Leaves 2 Point Gap Heading Into Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS – For the last several years, the Verizon IndyCar Series has been searching for that next young crop of American drivers. Well, after five races into the 2018 season, it appears that they have found it. As we head into the Indianapolis 500, the years biggest race in the world, just two points separate American Josef Newgarden from another American Alexander Rossi on top of the standings. Newgarden, is the defending series champion and has already won two races this season. Since last July, he’s batting almost 500 in terms…

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Newgarden Looking For 1st INDYCAR Grand Prix (3:30 p.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network) Top 10 Finish

INDIANAPOLIS – No one is driving as well as Josef Newgarden lately. Since last July, Newgarden has won exactly 50-percent of the Verizon IndyCar Series races. In fact, in four starts this season, Newgarden has won exactly half of them too, including the last race at the Barber Motorsports Park. So, you would think he’d be a favorite for Saturday’s INDYCAR Grand Prix (3:30 p.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network) right. What’s weird is, he’s not right now. In four tries on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, Newgarden has yet to finish…

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