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Palou Driving a Honda is 2021 IndyCar Series Champion

Several crashes marred the Long Beach race – consistent with the season as several IndyCar drivers demonstrated the idiocy of making moves that were almost always likely to hurt theirs and other driver’s chances. Reigning 2020 champion Simon Pagenaud finished fifth with a decent run. Other drivers in contention weren’t so lucky or level headed. Josef Newgarden finished second and Scott Dixon, the six-time and reigning champion, finished third. Palou took the championship by 38 points over Newgarden. Continue reading

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Pagenaud Driving a Chevrolet for Penske Wins Indy 500

It truly was a Memorial Day Classic, having survived Tony George’s best attempts to kill the race with the ill-fated Indy Racing League fiasco. Nonetheless, the series, which used to dominate the sports pages during May is now only one racing event alongside the F1 Monaco Grand Prix (Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes-Benz) and NASCAR’s 600-mile Charlotte race (Martin Truex in a Toyota won). Continue reading

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All Chevrolet Front Row at Start of 103rd Indianapolis 500

A possible sentimental hero to Andretti fans sees Marco’s No. 98 U.S. Concrete/Curb Honda sporting the same Day-Glo red livery that Mario had in 1969. The Andretti Herta entry has been fast, qualifying 10th for Sunday’s race on the famed 2.5-mile oval. Continue reading

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Penske’s Pagenaud on Indy 500 Pole. McLaren Shut Out

Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 Penske IndyCar Chevrolet V6, qualifies fastest Sunday May 19, 2019, capturing the pole position for the IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500. The 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 will take place on Sunday, May 26. Continue reading

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Aussie Will Power Wins the 102nd Indianapolis 500 for Penske

Penske has done far better than Chevrolet with 17 victories in the run for the Hoosier milk, which Power spilled all over himself, the parade Queen and others in the winner’s circle. Along side him his wife, Elizabeth Cannon Power, was lovingly hysterical and elated when she started breathing again and could speak – was as entertaining as the race. Continue reading

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IndyCar Wrecking League – Phoenix

The series has been marred by accidents that halted the action on the first lap of three of the four races thus far in 2017. Pagenaud is defending champion. Continue reading

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