Dixon and the 4 Penske Drivers Enter Indy With a Ton of Momentum

Avondale, AZ – By virtue of his victory in Saturday night’s Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix, Simon Pagenaud took over the Verizon IndyCar Series points lead, as he leads Scott Dixon by 18 points heading into the Month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. But, a main points to takeaway from this is, only two drivers have finished in the top five in all four races to start the 2017 season off – Pagenaud and Dixon. Pagenaud, has finished second, fifth, third and first respectively, while Dixon has…

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Simon Pagenaud Wins the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix

Avondale, AZ – Tonight, was a tale of two separate races mixed into one. It was basically two classes of cars in the 250 Lap Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Phoenix International Raceway. Chevrolet once again was the most dominating manufacturer for the second straight year at the 1.022-mile track, as they swept the race weekend. Last year, Chevy drivers led all 250 laps in the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix. This year, they did it again. 

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Josef Newgarden Capitalizes on Power’s Misfortune, Wins the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Leeds, Ala – Sunday was Will Power’s race to lose. He led all but four laps when he and the rest of the leaders hit pit road on Lap 64. He then was first off pit road as the race was his. Charlie Kimball had the lead at the time by virtue of not hitting pit road with everyone else, but he would have to pit before the end though. On the restart, Power did what he needed to do to seal the victory. He reinherited the lead with 15 laps…

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Scott Dixon Nabs 7th Podium in 8 Barber Starts With 2nd Place Finish

Leeds, Ala – Scott Dixon has to wonder what he has to do to get to victory lane at the Barber Motorsports Park. For the seventh time in eight career starts at the 2.3-mile Alabama facility, Dixon ended up on the podium. Dixon, finished second in Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, marking the seventh time in eight tries he was standing on a podium at the end of a race here. The only time he didn’t, was a 10th place effort last season. 

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Top 5 Drivers to Beat in Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Leeds, Ala – Right now, it appears that Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (3 pm ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) may be a shootout among the four Team Penske drivers. Through all three practice sessions this weekend, they’ve each all been up front in all of them. In two of the three, all four drivers were in the top five of the 45-minute sessions. In the other, three of the four were in the top five and the fourth was eighth. Also, Penske has won four of the seven previous Honda…

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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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Scott Dixon Looking for that Elusive 1st Victory at Barber

Leeds, Ala – Scott Dixon has won 40 Verizon IndyCar Series races over the course of his storied career. That feat ranks fourth all-time. One track thought that’s not part of those 40 victories is the site of this weekend’s race – the Barber Motorsports Park. That in turn has frustrated the Chip Ganassi Racing driver, as Dixon has been stellar on the 2.23-mile Alabama road course. In his first six starts there, he finished on the podium each time. He had four straight second place finishes (2010-2013) followed by two straight…

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