Will Power Earns Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Pole

Leeds, Ala – Will Power has clearly been the class of the field this weekend at the Barber Motorsports Park. He’s been battling his Team Penske teammates through all three practice sessions, and now, he battled them in qualifying as well. Power, was the only driver to eclipse the 1:06-second barrier this weekend, doing so in practice this morning, and now in the Fast Six this afternoon, en route to his 46th career Verizon IndyCar Series pole. 

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Rough Ending for Andretti Autosport Cars at Long Beach

Long Beach, Calif – What a start it could have been to the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season for the entire Andretti Autosport group. Ryan Hunter-Reay finished fourth in the season opener at St. Pete on March 12, then looked like he was well on his way to a runner-up today in Long Beach. Hunter-Reay, instead joined his other three Andretti teammates on the sidelines with six laps-to-go with mechanical issues. 

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For 3rd Straight Year, Helio Castroneves Wins the Pole at Long Beach

Long Beach, Calif – It was Helio Castroneves against a whole fleet of Honda’s in qualifying for Sunday’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (4 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). Five Honda drivers advanced to the Firestone Fast Six, with Castroneves being the lone representative of the Chevrolet teams in the third and final round of qualifying on a beautiful sunny afternoon in Long Beach. In that final qualifying round, the Team Penske driver beat out all five Honda’s to earn the pole for tomorrow’s 85 lap race. 

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From Last to 1st, Sebastien Bourdais Wins Firestone Grand Prix of St. Pete

St. Petersburg, Fla – He didn’t know it then, but that crash in qualifying on Saturday ended up being a blessing in disguise for Sebastien Bourdais. The St. Pete native was forced to start 21st, last, in Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series season opener, which as weird as this sounds, worked to his advantage. By starting back there, he missed the opening lap crash between Graham Rahal, Mikhail Aleshin, Charlie Kimball and Carlos Munoz. Also by starting back there, he was able to go off sequence early and benefit from the…

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After a Frustrating Weekend, Ryan Hunter-Reay Still Nabs 4th Place Finish in St. Pete

St. Petersburg, Fla – If Ryan Hunter-Reay didn’t have bad luck this weekend, he’d have no luck at all. In qualifying on Saturday afternoon, Hunter-Reay got into the concrete barrier causing some damage to his No. 28 Honda. He’d not get much of an attempt in the second round of knockout qualifying for the Firestone Fast Six and start 11th. Then, in the morning warm-up, the rear brakes went out on Hunter-Reay’s Andretti Autosport entry entering Turn 10 and he went into the tire barriers as a result. The team…

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Over Last 2 Years, Ryan Hunter-Reay Only Contender to Penske’s Power in St. Pete

INDIANAPOLIS – Team Penske has by far been the team to beat whenever we start the Verizon IndyCar Series season off on the streets of St. Pete. They’ve won the last three season openers at St. Pete and four of the last five. In fact, in the last two years, Penske drivers have qualified 1-2-3-4 in each of the two seasons and have led 90-percent of the overall laps there. No one has been able to touch them. The only drivers other than Penske to lead at St. Pete the last two…

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2016 a Season of Missed Opportunites for Ryan Hunter-Reay

INDIANAPOLIS – For Ryan Hunter-Reay, he’s ready to put the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season behind him and focus on really looking forward to getting better in 2017. Hunter-Reay, knows that the team was at a bit of a disadvantage as far as aero setups go last year, but he’s extremely pleased with the direction that they’re going this offseason and thinks that despite 2016 being his most frustrating season since he’s been with Andretti Autosport, he’s got high hopes for a rebound year in 2017. “We were fast on…

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