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  • DixonIndyAug24

    Dixon fends off Hunter-Reay at Sonoma

    August 25, 2014

    By IndyCar PR (Sonoma, CA) — Scott Dixon overtook race leader Mike Conway on Lap 83 of 85 en route to a dramatic victory Sunday in the GoPro Grand Prix at Sonoma Raceway. The win was the 35th of Dixon’s Indy car career, putting him in a tie for fifth place on the all-time Indy […]

  • PowerJonesAug17

    Power dominates at Milwaukee

    August 18, 2014

    By IndyCar Media (West Allis, WI) — Will Power led 229 laps to dominate the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest and take command of the Verizon IndyCar Series championship standings with two races left. Power, the pole sitter in the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske entry, turned away challenges by Tony Kanaan and […]

  • PowerGapinskiAug16

    Power Nabs Milwaukee Pole

    August 17, 2014

    By Bryan Gapinski (West Allis, WI) — Will Power increased his Verizon IndyCar Series points lead, Saturday afternoon winning the Verizon P1 Award for the Sunday’s ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at the Milwaukee Mile. Power, recorded a two-lap average speed of 169.262 mph on the Milwaukee Mile for his third pole of the season and […]

  • ConwayJonesJul20

    Conway holds off Kanaan in second of Toronto IndyCar double

    July 21, 2014

    By IndyCar PR (Toronto, ONT, Canada) — Mike Conway earned his second Verizon IndyCar Series victory of the season by holding off Tony Kanaan over a three-lap sprint to the finish in the second race of the Honda Indy Toronto doubleheader. Conway, driving the No. 20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka car for Ed Carpenter Racing, […]

  • BordaisOwensJul20

    Bourdais takes opening round of Toronto IndyCar doubleheader

    July 21, 2014

    By IndyCar PR (Toronto, ONT, Canada) — It’s been a long and winding road between victories for Sebastien Bourdais. Bourdais, driving the No. 11 Hydroxycut KVSH Racing Chevrolet, claimed his 32nd career Indy car win in Race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto by 3.3408 seconds over Verizon IndyCar Series championship front-runner Helio Castroneves. Bourdais […]

  • HunterReayJonesJul12

    Hunter-Reay outruns Kanaan at Iowa Speedway

    July 13, 2014

    By IndyCar (Newton, IA) — Andretti Autosport driver Ryan Hunter-Reay stole what appeared to be a dominant race win from Tony Kanaan just two laps from the checkered flag in Saturday night’s Iowa Corn Indy 300 presented by DEKALB. Kanaan, who started second in the No. 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing car, led 247 of […]

  • IndyCarOwensJuly10

    IndyCar this weekend at Iowa Speedway

    July 11, 2014

    By Dave Lewandowski, (Newton, IA) — Andretti Autosport has won five of the seven Verizon IndyCar Series races at Iowa Speedway, including the past four. James Hinchcliffe, part-owner of the streak, leads a four-entry effort to extend it July 12 in the Iowa Corn Indy 300 presented by DEKALB. Hinchcliffe led 228 of the […]

  • MontoyaOwensJul6

    Montoya wins fastest 500-miles in IndyCar history

    July 7, 2014

    By IndyCar (Long Pond, PA) — Juan Pablo Montoya earned his first Indy car victory in nearly 14 years by prevailing in the Pocono INDYCAR 500 fueled by Sunoco at Pocono Raceway. The race was the fastest 500-mile Indy car race in history as Montoya’s average speed of 202.402 mph surpassed the previous 500-mile record […]

  • PagenaudJonesJun29

    Pagenaud tops Race 2 of Houston IndyCar weekend

    June 30, 2014

    By IndyCar PR (Houston, TX) — Simon Pagenaud and Mikhail Aleshin turned heartbreak in Race 1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers into celebration in Victory Circle following an exhausting 90-lap battle in Race 2. The Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports teammates finished 1-2 on the […]

  • HuertasOwensJun28

    Huertas celebrates first IndyCar win in Houston

    June 29, 2014

    By IndyCar PR (Houston, TX) — Columbian Carlos Huertas completed a monumental day in sports for his native country. The 23-year-old Verizon IndyCar Series rookie won Race 1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers under caution for his first victory. Juan Pablo Montoya finished second […]

  • IndyCar14

    IndyCar withdraws penalties against Bourdais

    June 25, 2014

    By Dave Lewandowski, (Indianapolis, IN) — INDYCAR announced that after an internal review it has withdrawn penalties issued against Sebastien Bourdais following the Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 7. Bourdais had been penalized for violation of Rule 9.3.1 of the Verizon IndyCar Series rulebook during an incident with Justin Wilson on […]

  • CarpenterJune7

    Carpenter wins IndyCar shootout at Texas

    June 8, 2014

    By IndyCar PR (Fort Worth, TX) — Ed Carpenter held off Will Power and three other drivers during a restart shootout in the final three laps to win the Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway by 0.5247 of a second. It was the third career victory for the owner/driver and second for Ed Carpenter Racing […]

  • Photo by Steve Fecht for Chevy Racing

    Castroneves Celebrates 29th Indy Car Victory

    June 1, 2014

    By Dave Lewandowski, Jun 1, 2014 – DETROIT — It was an impromptu eruption of joy on June 18, 2000, on Belle Isle, and the fence climb instantly became Helio Castroneves’ signature victory celebration. Older but no less exuberant, Castroneves bounded to the fencing near Turn 1 to celebrate his 29th Indy car victory June 1 […]

  • Photo by Brian Cleary/LAT for Chevy Racing

    Power Holds Off Rahal in 10-lap Sprint to Finish

    May 31, 2014

    By Dave Lewandowski - May 31, 2014 – DETROIT — In the shadow of the Renaissance Center — the cylindrical headquarters of General Motors — Will Power gave the Verizon IndyCar Series manufacturer and team owner/area resident/race promoter Roger Penske a signature victory. Power, who started 16th in the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car, overtook […]