Power Sees Championship Hopes Take A Hit With Electrical Problem At Start Of Sunday’s Race

ELKHART LAKE, Wis – Heading into the June 9 race at the Texas Motor Speedway, Will Power was coming off of three top two finishes in his last three starts on the Verizon IndyCar Series season. He sat on top of the points standings and looking like a championship favorite. Power, swept both races in the Month of May at the Indianapolis 500 and was coming off of a runner-up effort in the second Dual in Detroit. 

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Power Speeds To 20th Straight Top 10 Starting Spot, 8th Straight Natrual Road Course Front Row Starting Spot

ELKHART LAKE, Wis – It shouldn’t be a surprise that a guy by the name of Will Power is among the fastest guys ever in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Power, enters Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) third in the standings. He’s coming off of a Month of May where he not only won the INDYCAR Grand Prix, but won the Indianapolis 500 as well. While that’s impressive, look at this stat. Power, qualified his No. 12 Chevrolet on the front row for this weekend’s race in Road…

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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 A Superspeedway King Now

Will Power told me after qualifying for last month’s Indianapolis 500, that he wished that he could race on ovals every week. He backed that up with winning the 102nd Running of the prestigious race literally one week later. Now, we have to look at him as an oval ace. Power’s Verizon IndyCar Series career started off as a road/street course ace only. His first 11 wins were on those circuits. In fact, 19 of his first 20 wins in the series were either on a road or street circuit.…

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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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We Had Foyt vs. Andretti In The Past, But Is Power vs. Dixon Actually Better?

INDIANAPOLIS – Unfortunately, the Verizon IndyCar Series doesn’t get the attention like the quote on quote “glory days.” While the numbers are trending back that way, it’s not there yet. That’s allowing two of what will arguably go down as two of the best INDYCAR drivers ever to race in the series, to go virtually unnoticed. Coincidentally enough, they’re from the same general area. Scott Dixon is a New Zealand native. Will Power is Australian. While they’re two completely different countries, they’re still near each other. The series hasn’t been to…

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Will Power Salvages Great Points Day In 3rd Top 2 Finish In Last 4 Races

BELLE ISLE, MI – Will Power knew on Saturday that his Chevrolet powered car had nothing for the Honda teams this weekend in Belle Isle. From Saturday on, it was all about damage control. Power, had what some would deem a championship winning caliber of a weekend on the 2.35-mile street circuit. He finished in the top 10 on Saturday, then came away with a runner-up effort on Sunday to regain the points lead heading to another superspeedway next weekend. Power, won last year in Texas and won last weekend in…

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Power Best Ever Penske Driver, Now Series’ Best Oval Racer Too Making Him Among Best Ever Overall

INDIANAPOLIS – Just look at the names that have won for Roger Penske. The storied organization has 201 career Verizon IndyCar Series wins. Drivers like Al Unser Sr and Jr., Bobby Unser, Tom Sneva, Mark Donohue, Rick Mears, Danny Sullivan, Emerson Fittipaldi and more have driven for the Captain over the last several decades. In fact, out of those 201 wins, 19 different drivers have reached victory lane for them. But, among those 19 drivers, no one has won more than Will Power. The Australian native won his 34th career race,…

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Power Becomes Team Penske’ All-Time Wins Leader In 102nd Running Of The Indianapolis 500 Triumph

INDIANAPOLIS – A certain Team Penske driver was searching for his fourth win at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. He got it too. While you may be confused because Helio Castroneves, a three-time Indianapolis 500 winner, crashed out on Lap 145 and finished 27th, his teammate won his fourth race at IMS instead. See, Will Power has won the INDYCAR Grand Prix in three of the last four years. He started on the pole in each of those races too. Now, he got a win on the famed 2.5-mile oval…

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