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Pagenaud wins 2nd straight pole at Iowa

Jul. 19, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Simon Pagenaud will start first in Saturday's IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway after winning the pole for the second week in a row. Pagenaud, who won in Toronto last weekend starting from the front row, posted an average speed of 180.073 mph to capture his third pole of 2019 and his 13th...

Pagenaud hunting down Newgarden, Rossi in Iowa

Jul. 19, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — IndyCar points leader Josef Newgarden has spent much of the season holding off a hard-charging Alexander Rossi. Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud looks poised to make the chase for the championship a three-car affair. Pagenaud moved 22 points closer to Newgarden, his Team Penske...

IndyCar's Karam, Daly eager to prove themselves at Iowa

Jul. 18, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — At just 20, Sage Karam had already landed his dream gig with a seat in Chip Ganassi Racing's powerhouse IndyCar program. Four years later, Karam is hoping to prove that he deserves another shot at a full-time seat in the series. Karam and fellow American Conor Daly will fill in for...

Pagenaud wins for 3rd time and Rossi tightens title race

Jul. 14, 2019 7:27 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Simon Pagenaud won his third race of the season and Alexander Rossi tightened the championship race with Josef Newgarden in IndyCar's Sunday race through the streets of Toronto. The win on the streets around Exhibition Place is the first for Pagenaud this year away from Indianapolis Motor...

Wickens uses hand controls to drive parade lap at Toronto

Jul. 14, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Robert Wickens made an emotional return to the race track Sunday with a parade lap in a car equipped with hand controls before the IndyCar race in Toronto. Wickens suffered a spinal cord injury in a crash last August and his ceremonial lap around Exhibition Place was his first time on a race...

Simon Pagenaud wins pole for IndyCar race at Toronto

Jul. 13, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud will start from the pole for the IndyCar race through the streets of Toronto. Pagenaud has been on a tear around Exhibition Place all weekend as his Team Penske Chevrolet has been consistently fast and he paced Saturday morning's final practice on the ...

Wickens to drive parade lap at Toronto with hand controls

Jul. 12, 2019 6:04 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Robert Wickens has attacked his rehabilitation from a spinal cord injury with aggressive goals. The Canadian wants to dance at his upcoming wedding, one day walk again with zero evidence his legs once did not work and, of course, Wickens hopes to return to racing cars. Nearly a year after...

Ferrucci showing skill, rebuilding reputation in IndyCar

Jul. 3, 2019 3:48 AM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Santino Ferrucci knows better than most drivers that one bad moment behind the wheel can lead to a long-lasting trail of Google results. After a recent string of strong finishes in IndyCar, Ferrucci is showing off the driving skill that was never really in doubt — and,...

Castroneves optimistic about another shot at Indy 500

Jun. 26, 2019 5:36 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Helio Castroneves is optimistic team owner Roger Penske will give him another chance to win the Indianapolis 500 for the fourth time next year. Castroneves no longer races full-time in IndyCar after a nearly two-decade career with Penske that included Indy 500 wins in 2001, 2002...

Sweden's Rosenqvist off to strong IndyCar rookie season

Jun. 25, 2019 7:53 PM EDT

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Felix Rosenqvist spent the past decade traveling the world in hopes of solidifying his career in motorsports. Rosenqvist finally found a home with powerhouse Chip Ganassi Racing in 2019 — and his early performances indicate the Swedish driver might have a bright future in the...