Despite Power’s Tire, Team Penske Caps Dominating Weekend at Barber

Leeds, Ala – Entering this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Barber Motorsports Park, Team Penske had yet to win a race this season. They did win poles in the first two races, but they had yet to turn those two Verizon P1 Pole Awards into victories. Also, their four drivers combined to lead just 18 laps through two races too. 

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Cut Tire Costs Will Power a Shot at a Victory

Leeds, Ala – Will Power was well on his way to ending his bad luck. Power, started on the pole for Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama and led the first 21 laps before he had to pit for the first time of the day. In fact, that little sequence was the only time he didn’t lead for much of the race. Power, led the charge down pit road on Lap 64, as at that point of the race, he’d have lead all but four laps around the Barber Motorsports…

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3 Seats Still to be Filled for the Indy 500, Who Will They Be?

A few weeks ago, we saw three drivers named for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 in a five day span. That gave us 30 drivers for the 33 car field. With that being said, that left three spots open. Now that we’re a little over a month away, where are those three seats coming from? If you paid attention to the Fernando Alonso announcement, you would have seen that Stefan Wilson’s bold move meant that Honda had no more cars/engines available. They are maxed out at 18 entries…

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5 Sleepers to Watch in Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Leeds, Ala – It would be easy to pick one of the four Team Penske drivers to win Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (3 pm ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). They have been strong since the get go with three of their four drivers starting in the top three spots. Also, in two of the three practice sessions this weekend, they had all four cars in the top five of them. That’s why it would be easy for one of their four to win this weekend. But, these five drivers may…

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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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Rahal Frustrated With Lack of Grip This Weekend at Barber

Leeds, Ala – Graham Rahal has been happy, but frustrated at the Barber Motorsports Park the the two races here. In both, he finished runner-up. Also in both, he had a chance to win as well. But, with how this weekend is shaping up for the Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing driver, he would love to get back up to runner-up this year. Unfortunately, Rahal has been visibly frustrated all weekend, as the Ohio native has been seventh, 15th and ninth respectively in all three practice sessions. They’ve been searching for more grip or…

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Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports Duo Having Strong Weekend at Barber

Leeds, Ala – James Hinchcliffe couldn’t find much speed in the March 21 test at the Barber Motorsports Park. He was 16th in the two Verizon IndyCar Series test sessions that day. But, the Canadian has since found a ton of speed in his No. 5 Honda. Hinchcliffe, has now qualified in the Fast Six for all three races this year, as he qualified his Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports entry sixth for Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (3 pm ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). 

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