Another Tough Start To The Season For Power, Likely a Crashed Caused By 0.01-Seconds

LEEDS, Ala – Will Power has to wonder what he has to do to start a Verizon IndyCar Series season off on the right foot. On Sunday, the Team Penske driver was running second when his No. 12 Chevrolet stepped out from under him and he crashed on the Lap 16 restart at the Barber Motorsports Park. See, Power was a victim of circumstances in the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. The race was moved up over a half an hour due to rain. While the cars can race in…

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Will Power Earns 6th Straight Barber Front Row Starting Spot

LEEDS, Ala – It’s no secret, Will Power is a qualifying master. He’s among the best ever in the Verizon IndyCar Series. So, his second starting spot in his No. 12 Chevrolet doesn’t come as any shock at all. Power, earned his sixth straight front row starting spot at the Barber Motorsports Park and his eighth in nine tries on the 2.3-mile Alabama facility. That gives him a great shot of winning Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). Power, is out for revenge this weekend…

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Friday’s IndyCar Practice Report From Barber Motorsports Park

LEEDS, Ala – For the third straight week, the Verizon IndyCar Series teams and drivers are back at it. This weekend, it’s at the beautiful Barber Motorsports Park. On Friday, the 23 drivers took to the 2.3-mile Alabama facility for two practice sessions. They were very eventful to say the least. Practice 1 Recap

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Honda’s, Past Winners Fastest In INDYCAR Practice on Friday in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif – The Verizon IndyCar Series is back in action this weekend for the annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (4 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). In preparation for Sunday 85 Lap race, the drivers and team had two practice sessions around the 1.968-mile Southern California street course on Friday to get up to speed. The story of the day, Honda’s speed. Honda’s have by far been the most dominant manufacturer out of the gates this season. They’ve won both poles and led 67-percent of the overall laps so…

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Can Will Power Get Back On Track This Weekend in Long Beach?

LONG BEACH, Calif – Heading into the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season, Will Power was among the favorites to win the season championship. After all, Team Penske had won three of the last four series titles, including two straight. The trend would fall back to Power as it was now his turn to hoist the Astor Cup championship trophy in Sonoma. Instead, Power has had a trying year so far. He started second in the season opener at St. Pete, but he spun on the opening lap. He’d finish a disappointing…

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Bad Luck Strikes Bourdais/Power/Pagenaud On Saturday Night in Phoenix

AVONDALE, AZ – The top four cars this weekend at the ISM Raceway were Sebastien Bourdais, Will Power, Simon Pagenaud and Alexander Rossi. Unfortunately, while running 1-2-3-4 early on in the race, they all had problems shortly thereafter. On the first pit sequence, they entered pit road in that order. But, Bourdais and Rossi slid through their pit boxes and into crewmen. Pagenaud, had a slow stop. They’d exit 12th (Pagenaud), 13th (Bourdais) and 19th (Rossi). 

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5 Favorites For Saturday Night’s Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix (9 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

AVONDALE, AZ – Finding five true drivers as favorites for an Verizon IndyCar Series race is tough enough. But, to do so in a new year with a new car with so much disparity, well good luck. After four separate test sessions at the ISM Raceway in Phoenix back in February, to go along with a full days of work on the 1.022-mile track on Friday, here are my five favorites for Saturday night’s Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix (9 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). 

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Top 5 Favorites For Sunday’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Pete (12:30 p.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla – The season opener is here for the Verizon IndyCar Series. Sunday’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Pete (12:30 p.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network) will be the first race of the 2018 season as well as the first race of the new car. With that being said, picking five drivers to win this weekend’s race without any other notes other than three practice sessions and qualifying, especially with the unknowns from a completely new car, is like picking the top five of a NASCAR restrictor plate race. But, I…

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Penske Aiming For 7th St. Pete Victory In Last 10 Years, Another Will Power Pole

The 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season is finally upon us. The annual season opener on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida will take place this Sunday for the 15th annual Firestone Grand Prix of St. Pete (12:30 p.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network). With that being said, three things are normally a constant for St. Pete, first is it normally kicks off the upcoming season and the other is Will Power starting on the pole and Team Penske as a whole winning the race. Power, has won three straight poles as St.…

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Can Team Penske Grab 4th Championship In Last 5 Seasons?

INDIANAPOLIS – It’s no secret, while the aerokit era will not be one of Team Penske’s finest at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Indianapolis 500 itself, heck even the DW12 in general, they did help the Captain thrive elsewhere within the Verizon IndyCar Series. Since the DW12 was first brought into the series in 2012, Penske has just one Indianapolis 500 victory. Since the aerokits were brought in for 2015, they did get a win in the same year, but have struggled since. In the three year aerokit era, Penske…

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