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Indy – Update On Team Penske Driver Will Power

October 26, 2011

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Team Penske IZOD IndyCar Series driver Will Power underwent further testing in Indianapolis on Monday for a back injury suffered in a multi-car accident during the series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, Oct. 16.   After experiencing pain in his upper back following the tragic accident that ultimately claimed the life of […]

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Indy – Weekly News And Info

September 22, 2011

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1.      Championship battle not only race to be decidedin last two races 2.      Howard rejoins Rahal Letterman Lanigan for Las Vegas 3.      Charity auction benefits With You Japan 4.      Battistini gets opportunity with Conquest Racing 5.      Andretti Autosport’s Larrison injured in testing crash 6.      HVM adds sponsor and other notes 1. Championship battle not only race […]

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Indy – Dixon Wins Japan, Power Takes Points Lead

September 18, 2011

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Scott Dixon held off Will Power — the new championship front-runner and repeat Mario Andretti Road Trophy titlist – on a restart with two laps left to win the Indy Japan and remain a factor in the IZOD IndyCar Series title chase. Power’s 11th top-five finish of the season bumped his point total to 542, […]

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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 – Power Tops Charts For Friday’s Practice In Japan

September 17, 2011

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Will Power topped the time chart with a lap of 1 minute, 39.4745 seconds on the 2.983-mile, 14-turn Twin Ring Motegi road course in the initial practice session for the Indy Japan. Power, seeking to wrap up his second consecutive Mario Andretti Road Trophy, was among the three Team Penske drivers in the top five. […]

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Indy – Power Closes Championship Race With Win At Baltimore

September 5, 2011

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Will Power started from the pole in the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix, led the most laps and cruised to his IZOD IndyCar Series season record-tying sixth victory. “That was the toughest race I’ve done all year,” Power said. “I’m just exhausted, but that was a championship run.” It was what transpired behind the Verizon Team […]

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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 – Franchitti Tops Opening Practice At Infineon Raceway

August 27, 2011

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IZOD IndyCar Series championship points leader Dario Franchitti was quickest of the session (1:19.4269) in the No. 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing car as teams began preparations for the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma. Will Power, who trails Franchitti by 47 points in the standings, was second (1:19.5633) in the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske […]

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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 – Complete Wrap Up

August 16, 2011

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1. Hunter-Reay turns season around in New Hampshire: Maybe Ryan Hunter-Reay was expecting a silver cup or a glass bowl? During the Victory Lane ceremonies for the MoveThatBlock.com Indy 225 on Aug. 14, New Hampshire Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Gappens presented the race winner with “Loudon” – a giant New England lobster. It required […]

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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 – Hunter-Reay Scores Win At New Hampshire Motor Speedway

August 15, 2011

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Ryan Hunter-Reay was the race leader when moisture on the racing surface at New Hampshire Motor Speedway brought out the yellow flag. About 20 minutes later and after much confusion, he was in Victory Circle for a muted celebration for winning the MoveThatBlock.com Indy 225. The finish order was set based on the Lap 215 […]

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Indy – INDYCAR DELAYS INTRODUCTION OF AERO KITS UNTIL 2013

August 15, 2011

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INDYCAR announced today that it will delay the introduction of alternative aero kits for its new IZOD IndyCar Series chassis until 2013. The next-generation chassis remains on target to debut in competition at the start of the 2012 season. “The most important thing we can do as a series is look at what is in […]

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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 – FRANCHITTI, DIXON LEAD OPENING PRACTICES AT NEW HAMPSHIRE

August 12, 2011

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Dario Franchitti and other IZOD IndyCar Series drivers have set their sights on the Indy car track record at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He had a quick lap of 21.5665 seconds (171.099 mph) on the 1.025-mile oval to top practice Aug. 11 for the MoveThatBlock.com Indy 225. The Indy car lap record is 21.466 seconds […]

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Indy – New 2012 Car tested on Track

August 9, 2011

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There weren’t any speeches or pyrotechnics. No fanfare whatsoever, save for a few seconds of self-conscious applause. But the broad smiles of individuals involved in getting the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series car on the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for its initial test session neatly summed up the day. Reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Dan Wheldon, as is his […]

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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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