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Rinus VeeKay, of The Netherlands, races his car during practice for an IndyCar Series auto race Saturday, July 18, 2020, at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

IndyCar's next wave proving kids are more than all right

Jul. 19, 2020 2:13 PM EDT

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — If only the English rock band The Who didn’t procure the name “The Kids Are Alright” for its 1979 documentary, it would have been the perfect title for this year’s wild and unpredictable IndyCar season. Then again, the young guns have been better than just...

Simon Pagenaud, of France, crosses the finish line as he wins an IndyCar Series auto race Friday, July 17, 2020, at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Pagenaud snaps Ganassi streak with IndyCar win at Iowa

Jul. 17, 2020 11:40 PM EDT

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Simon Pagenaud's worst-to-first run capped a wild opening night to IndyCar's doubleheader at Iowa Speedway. The former series champion, who was unable to qualify because of a fuel pressure issue, managed to stretch his tires and take advantage of a unique pit strategy — and a...

IndyCar driver Felix Rosenqvist reacts after winning auto race two of the REV Group Grand Prix, Sunday, July 12, 2020, at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis. (Gary C. Klein/The Sheboygan Press via AP)

Rosenqvist surges at Road America for 1st IndyCar victory

Jul. 12, 2020 5:19 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Scott Dixon’s win streak finally ended. Chip Ganassi Racing just kept rolling along. Felix Rosenqvist overtook Pato O’Ward on the next-to-last lap and earned his first career win Sunday in the second half of an IndyCar doubleheader at Road America. Rosenqvist became...

IndyCar driverScott Dixon (9) raises his arms to celebrate his win in the REV Group Grand Prix auto race one, Saturday, July 11, 2020, in Elkhart Lake, Wis. (Gary C. Klein/The Sheboygan Press via AP)

With fans back, Dixon wins at Road America for 3rd straight

Jul. 11, 2020 11:39 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Winning an IndyCar race is nothing new for Scott Dixon, particularly this year. But getting to celebrate as fans cheered him on for the first time all year made his victory Saturday at Road America particularly sweet. “To see fans and hear fans cheering again was definitely...

IndyCar Rev Group Grand Prix winner Alexander Rossi enters Victory Lane Sunday, June 23, 2019, at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis. The IndyCar series will welcome fans for the first time of the year during the REV Group Grand Prix doubleheader Saturday and Sunday, July 11-12, 2020,  at Road America in Plymouth, Wisconsin.(Gary C. Klein/The Sheboygan Press via AP)

IndyCar drivers grateful to have fans back this weekend

Jul. 10, 2020 5:17 PM EDT

Simon Pagenaud says racing hasn’t been quite the same without spectators to cheer the drivers on for the opening stages of the IndyCar season. “It’s strange to go to the track without any fans,” said Peganaud, who ranks second to Scott Dixon in the point standings. “It’s...

Josef Newgarden, right, walks past Will Power, of Australia, after Power won the pole for the IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Friday, July 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Power's play puts Penske back in front for Indianapolis GP

Jul. 3, 2020 7:23 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Power brought back normalcy to Indianapolis on Friday. Finally. After a two-month race delay and a one-month hiatus between IndyCar's first two races, Power reclaimed his status as the favorite for Saturday's Indianapolis Grand Prix favorite by overtaking Jack Harvey in the final...