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Indy – Dixon Scores Peak Performance Pole Award For Indy Japan

September 17, 2011

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Scott Dixon can claim he’s the pole winner on both the Twin Ring Motegi oval and road course. He’d like to add Sept. 17 that he’s the only winner on the oval and road course. Dixon, driving the No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing car, posted a best lap of 1 minute, 38.3918 seconds on […]

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Indy – Will Power Takes Pole In Baltimore

September 4, 2011

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Will Power set the pace on Saturday for Team Penske by scoring his seventh pole position of the season in qualifying for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix. Power’s pole led another outstanding qualifying performance by the team, as Ryan Briscoe secured the third starting position while Helio Castroneves will start in the No. 7 spot […]

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Indy -Will Power Posts Top Time In Baltimore Practice

September 3, 2011

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Will Power carried the momentum of his victory last Sunday at Infineon Raceway to a brand-new venue by posting the fastest lap Friday during the first practice session for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix. Fresh off the team’s first 1-2-3 finish in nearly 17 years last weekend, Team Penske claimed two of the top three […]

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Indy – Will Power Wins Grand Prix Of Sonoma, Tightens Point Race

August 29, 2011

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Will Power trailed IZOD IndyCar Series championship front-runner Dario Franchitti by 47 points entering the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma. He moves on to the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix on Sept. 4 considerably closer. Power pulled away early, didn’t have any issues on pit lane, withstood the lone restart challenge and went on to become […]

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Indy – Will Power Leads Teams Penske 1-2-3 In GP Of Sonoma Qualifying

August 28, 2011

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Will Power earned his sixth PEAK Performance Pole Award of the season as Team Penske swept the top-three spots in qualifying for the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma at Infineon Raceway. Helio Castroneves and Ryan Briscoe will start second and third, respectively. Power, who won the race in 2010 to wrap up the first Mario […]

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Indy – Will Power Fined $30000 Or Community Service For New Hampshire Actions

August 26, 2011

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INDYCAR officials have fined driver Will Power $30,000 and placed him on probation for the remainder of the season for his actions during the Aug. 14 IZOD IndyCar Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Due to the public display of these actions, Power will be able to work off the fine by making a […]

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Indy – Will Power Finishes Fifth In Controversial Finish At New Hampshire

August 15, 2011

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Will Power led Team Penske on Sunday as he wound up with a fifth-place finish in the rain-shortened MoveThatBlock.com Indy 225 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) once the dust settled from the controversial conclusion. Ryan Briscoe made it two Team Penske top-10 results on Sunday as he finished eighth, while teammate Helio Castroneves recovered […]

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Indy – BRISCOE QUALIFIES SIXTH TO LEAD TEAM PENSKE SATURDAY EFFORT AT NEW HAMPSHIRE

August 14, 2011

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Team Penske bounced back with a solid qualifying effort on Saturday as two cars qualified inside the top-10 and all three drivers will start among the first seven rows for Sunday’s MoveThatBlock.com Indy 225 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS).  The team continued to show improved results after a tough day of practice on Thursday […]

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Indy – Team Penske Run Down

August 8, 2011

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All three Team Penske drivers encountered bad luck Sunday during a disappointing Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Two of the team’s drivers – Will Power and Ryan Briscoe – were racing among the leaders when they were caught out on track by a yellow caution flag. They were forced to surrender […]

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Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio qualifying results‏

August 7, 2011

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1. (9) Scott Dixon, Dallara-Honda, 01:08.0776 (119.405) 2. (6) Ryan Briscoe, Dallara-Honda, 01:08.3359 (118.954) 3. (10) Dario Franchitti, Dallara-Honda, 01:08.4016 (118.839) 4. (12) Will Power, Dallara-Honda, 01:08.4212 (118.805) 5. (28) Ryan Hunter-Reay, Dallara-Honda, 01:08.5796 (118.531) 6. (38) Graham Rahal, Dallara-Honda, 01:08.7423 (118.250) 7. (06) James Hinchcliffe, Dallara-Honda, 01:08.7701 (118.203) 8. (77) Alex Tagliani, Dallara-Honda, 01:08.8412 […]

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Indy – Briscoe Qualifies Second to Set the Pace for Team Penske at Mid-Ohio‏

August 7, 2011

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Ryan Briscoe led the effort for Team Penske on Saturday by qualifying on the front row for Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Teammate Will Power also turned in a solid qualifying result as he will start fourth on Sunday, while Helio Castroneves struggled with his car’s handling and qualified 15th. […]

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Indy – Dixon Claims Peak Performance Pole Award At Mid-Ohio

August 7, 2011

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Scott Dixon posted a quick lap of 1 minute, 8.1671 seconds in the Firestone Fast Six to earn his first PEAK Performance Pole Award presented by AutoZone of the season. Team Penske‘s Ryan Briscoe will start on the front row for the second time this season, and IZOD IndyCar Series championship points leader Dario Franchitti […]

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Indy – Castroneves Feels Like Winner After Edmonton

July 26, 2011

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Mopping perspiration and maybe a tear of joy from his face after a physical and hard-fought 80 laps on the 2.224-mile, 13-turn City Centre Airport circuit, Helio Castroneves couldn’t conceal the broad, unforced smile behind the towel.   A runner-up finish to Team Penske teammate Will Power in the Edmonton Indy – where victory in […]

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Indy – Power Tops Opening Day Of Practice For Honda Indy Toronto

July 9, 2011

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Defending Honda Indy Toronto winner Will Power, laid down the quickest lap of the two sessions (1:00.5581) as IZOD IndyCar Series teams began preparations for the Honda Indy Toronto. Power, driving the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car, was quicker than the IZOD IndyCar Series qualifying record circuit. Scott Dixon in the No. 9 Target […]

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Indy – Team Penske Toronto Preview

July 7, 2011

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Talkin’ Toronto: Team Penske has a solid history competing at Toronto. In18 previous open-wheel races held at Exhibition Place, the team has produced two wins, five pole positions and 10 podium (top three) finishes. Team Penske’s first victory at the circuit came in 1993 with hometown driver Paul Tracy behind the wheel. Last season, Will […]

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Indy – Indy cars News and Notes

July 2, 2011

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Indianapolis 500 to be honored at famed English racing festival: Dario Franchitti joked that he’d like to find a two-seater race car at the Goodwood Festival of Speed so he could drive his mother up the hill. Or was he joking? The reigning IZOD IndyCar Series champion, current points leader and two-time Indianapolis 500 champion is […]

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Indy – Power Leads Practice As Team Penske Post 2 Of 3 Top Times

June 18, 2011

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Will Power led the way for Team Penske by recording the fastest lap of the first practice Friday for the Milwaukee 225 at The Milwaukee Mile. Driving the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Dallara/Honda, Power recorded a top lap of 167.648 mph around the historic one-mile oval. Teammate Helio Castroneves had the third-fastest lap, while Ryan […]

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Indy – Briscoe Qualifies 27th To Complete Team Penske’s Indy 500 Line Up

May 23, 2011

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Team Penske’s Ryan Briscoe made it into the field for the 100thanniversary Indianapolis 500 during Sunday’s Bump Day activities, guaranteeing that all three of the team’s cars will compete in the historic race next weekend. One day after a practice accident set his team on the back foot, Briscoe recorded a four-lap average of 224.639 […]

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Indy – Qualifying Results & Quotes From Indianapolis 500 Pole Day

May 22, 2011

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TAKUMA SATO (No. 5 Monavie-Panasonic-KV Racing Technology – Lotus): “It’s a great feeling for me to be standing here today already qualified. Last year, we had a moment on qualifying day. This is a terrific day for us. I appreciated the effort the team as given. They have done a terrific job. We are working […]

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Indy – Castroneves Tops “Fast Friday” Practice For Indianapolis 500

May 21, 2011

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Helio Castroneves laid down a marker of 228.611 mph that roused the sun-soaked crowd at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and raised a few competitors’ eyebrows on Fast Friday, the six-hour session in which 39 drivers prepared for Pole Day by recording 2,254 laps on the 2.5-mile oval.

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