Helio Castroneves Wins the Pole for Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

Plymouth, WI – It should come as no shock whatsoever that Team Penske dominated the Verizon IndyCar Series qualifying session on Saturday afternoon in Road America. They led all but two laps in last year’s race and had the top four speeds in the last two practice sessions this weekend. So, the fact that all four of their cars made up the Firestone Fast Six today wasn’t surprising. We all knew the pole for Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) would be a battle of the teammates.

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Chip Ganassi Racing Still With “Work To Do” at Road America

Plymouth, WI – The Chip Ganassi Racing camp hasn’t visited victory lane yet this season. Five other teams have done so, but Ganassi isn’t among them. Despite that, one of their four drivers in Scott Dixon enters this weekend’s Kohler Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) as the Verizon IndyCar Series points leader, heading to a track at Road America where he’s expected to contend. Dixon, led the way in all three practice sessions here a year ago, but a mechanical issue forced him out of the race very early…

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Rossi/Newgarden Lead IndyCar Practices at Road America on Friday

Plymouth, WI – The Verizon IndyCar Series returns to the scenic Road America course this weekend, as the 21 drivers took to the 4.014-mile Elkhart Lake facility on Friday for two 45-minute long practice sessions. In the first practice, Alexander Rossi topped the speed charts with a lap around the 14-turn road course at 1:43.3285-seconds in his No. 98 Honda. Rossi, started 16th and finished 15th here last year, but this season, he’s already showing the pace to contend for the win in Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio…

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Scott Dixon a Quiet Sleeper to Contend This Weekend in Road America

INDIANAPOLIS – Is a guy with 40 career Verizon IndyCar Series victories, the current points leader, and one of the all-time greats ever considered a sleeper in a race? Well, this weekend Scott Dixon is. There’s no question that the four Team Penske drivers are going to be the favorites to win this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race at Road America. They dominated there last year, leading all but two of the 50 laps, and have dominated on true road courses this season. Mix all that together and you get what…

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Chip Ganassi Racing Looks Strong This Weekend in Texas

Fort Worth, TX – We all knew that Chip Ganassi Racing would be strong this weekend at the Texas Motor Speedway. Last year, Honda drivers led 488 of the overall 648 superspeedway laps, including all but 11 laps in this very race. They did that without Chip Ganassi Racing. Imagine that stat now with Ganassi on their side. At Indy, they led 181 of the 200 laps two weeks ago. Ganassi driver Max Chilton led a race high 50 laps that day. Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan had two of the better…

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Charlie Kimball Earns the Pole for Saturday Night’s Rainguard 600, Ganassi and Honda Strong In Qualifying

Fort Worth, TX – It should come to no surprise at all to see Charlie Kimball earn the pole for Saturday night’s Rainguard 600 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). Kimball, saw his Chip Ganassi Racing teammate of Scott Dixon win the pole for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500, a superspeedway. Today, another superspeedway, Ganassi was strong once again. Dixon and Kimball were 1-2 in the first practice, then swapped spots in qualifying at the Texas Motor Speedway.

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Scott Dixon, Honda Fastest In IndyCar Practice at Texas, Carpenter Leads Final Practice

Fort Worth, TX – The green flag flew for the first Verizon IndyCar Series practice session of the weekend three hours later than originally scheduled on Friday, but the new drainage system showed it’s worth because of that stat. Heavy rain fell on the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway Friday morning and didn’t clear out of the area fully until 10 am locally, the original scheduled time to begin the session. But, the new drainage system and a swift track drying effort allowed practice to begin at 2 pm CT, some three…

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