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Will Power Wins Verizon IndyCar Series Championship; Tony Kanaan Wins MAVTV 500
August 31st, 2014 at 4:04 AM
Will Power earned his first career Verizon IndyCar Series championship with a ninth place finish in Saturday night's MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway and brought Team Penske their 13th IndyCar Series championship and first since 2006. It was Tony Kanaan that earned his first win with Target Chip Ganassi...

Mikhail Aleshin Suffers Multiple Injuries During Final Practice Crash at Auto Club Speedway
August 29th, 2014 at 11:53 PM
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Verizon IndyCar Series rookie Mikhail Aleshin was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center after he was involved in a final practice crash at Auto Club Speedway Friday night. Aleshin had qualified eighth earlier in the day for Saturday night's MAVTV 500. ***PHOTO1*** The Russian was conscious when taken...

Helio Castroneves Captures MAVTV 500 Pole and Gains One Point on Will Power
August 29th, 2014 at 7:44 PM
The Verizon IndyCar Series championship is on the line this weekend at Auto Club Speedway with Will Power, Helio Castroneves, and Simon Pagenaud in contention. Castroneves closed Will Power's points lead from 51 to 50 after winning the Verizon P1 Award on Friday. ***PHOTO1*** He was the final driver of 22 to...

Scott Dixon Wins GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma; Three Alive for Championship Next Week
August 24th, 2014 at 8:23 PM
Fuel became the concern for many at the end of a day that started with an earthquake being the concern for the Verizon IndyCar Series community but at the end of 85 laps in the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma it was Scott Dixon standing in victory lane for the...

Will Power Claims GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma Pole and Championship Point
August 23rd, 2014 at 9:42 PM
With the Verizon IndyCar Series championship on the line Team Penske's Will Power took another step toward capturing his first title by winning the pole for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma. The Verizon P1 Award at Sonoma Raceway gives Power one championship point to extend his lead to 40...

Will Power Dominates in Winning the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest
August 17th, 2014 at 6:51 PM
Will Power turned in a dominant race on Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile and it may just propel him to the Verizon IndyCar Series championship. An aggressive fuel strategy and a fast Team Penske car allowed Power to expand his points lead to 39 points over Helio Castroneves with only...

Will Power Adds to Verizon IndyCar Series Points Lead with Pole at the Milwaukee Mile
August 16th, 2014 at 9:15 PM
Team Penske's Will Power entered Saturday's qualifying for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest with a four point lead over his teammate Helio Castroneves but earned one additional point by winning the Verizon P1 Away at the Milwaukee Mile. It is his third pole of the season and...

Strategy Lands Scott Dixon in Victory Lane at Mid-Ohio for the Fifth Time
August 3rd, 2014 at 6:37 PM
Scott Dixon started last in Sunday's Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course after spinning in qualifying on Saturday but after playing a fuel strategy to perfection when the opportunity presented itself, Dixon walked away with his fifth career win at Mid-Ohio. It was the first win of the 2014...

Sebastien Bourdais Conquers Wet Track to Win Pole for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio
August 2nd, 2014 at 6:03 PM
A heavy rain storm passed over the Mid-Ohio SportsCar Course prior to Saturday's qualifying session for the Verizon IndyCar Series. All three rounds of qualifying were competed with the wet weather tires and it was Sebastien Bourdais who earned the Verizon P1 Award on his final lap of the Firestone Fast...

Sebastien Bourdais Wins Honda Indy Toronto Race 1 and Mike Conway Takes Race 2
July 20th, 2014 at 8:10 PM
For the first time since 1981 the Verizon IndyCar Series ran a same-day doubleheader due to Race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto being rained out on Saturday. Sebastien Bourdais conquered Race 1 Sunday morning by leading 58 of 65 laps to win his first race since 2007 to end a...

Saturday’s Race 1 Rain Out Sets up Sunday Verizon IndyCar Series Doubleheader in Toronto
July 19th, 2014 at 9:51 PM
The 2inT.O. weekend was supposed to have one Verizon IndyCar Series race on Saturday and one on Sunday but after Saturday's Race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto was rained out both races will now be run on Sunday as part of a same-day doubleheader. Race 1 will go green...

Ryan Hunter-Reay Steals Iowa Corn Indy 300 Win from Tony Kanaan at Iowa Speedway
July 12th, 2014 at 11:58 PM
A caution with 20 laps to go set up a strategy play for the end of the Iowa Corn Indy 300 at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night and it was the Andretti Autosport team of Ryan Hunter-Reay that played the right card. He was running ninth at the time of...

Scott Dixon Wins Pole for Iowa Corn Indy 300 at Iowa Speedway
July 11th, 2014 at 8:19 PM
Scott Dixon earned the Verizon P1 Award on Friday night for the Iowa Corn Indy 300 at Iowa Speedway with a new track record two-lap average of 186.256 mph. It is the 21st career Verizon IndyCar Series pole for the three-time champion and the third of his career at the Newton,...

Juan Pablo Montoya Wins Pocono INDYCAR 500 for Team Penske
July 6th, 2014 at 5:03 PM
For the first time since 2000 when he left Indy car racing for Formula One and then NASCAR Juan Pablo Montoya returned to victory lane at Pocono Raceway in the open wheel series. The 38-year-old passed his Team Penske teammate Will Power after a little contact on lap 167 of 200...

Juan Pablo Montoya Sets Track Record in Winning the Pole for the Pocono INDYCAR 500
July 5th, 2014 at 7:46 PM
On Saturday Juan Pablo Montoya set the single lap and two-lap average track records for the Verizon IndyCar Series at Pocono Raceway in winning the Verizon P1 Award. Montoya's fastest lap was 223.920 mph and the two-lap average was 223.871 mph to break the records set by Marco Andretti last...

Carlos Huertas’ Shell and Pennzoil GP of Houston Race 1 Winning Car Failed Inspection
July 2nd, 2014 at 10:53 PM
Dale Coyne Racing was penalized on Wednesday by INDYCAR for two infractions after Carlos Huertas' winning car failed post-race inspection on Saturday after Race 1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers. The win will stand for Dale Coyne Racing and rookie...

Simon Pagenaud Pulls Away for Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston Race 2 Win
June 29th, 2014 at 7:07 PM
It was another physical day in the Verizon IndyCar Series with hot temperatures, a bumpy track, and on track contact making it tough on the 23 drivers but it was Simon Pagnaud who pulled away over the final nine laps to win Race 2 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix...

Helio Castroneves Wins Pole for Race 2 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston
June 29th, 2014 at 12:33 PM
Qualifying Sunday morning for Race 2 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Great Houston Honda Dealers was in a different format than normal qualifying for the Verizon IndyCar Series but it was Helio Castroneves of Team Penske that earned the Verizon P1 Award. ***PHOTO1*** Two groups...

Rookie Carlos Huertas Leads Columbian Sweep to Pick up First Career Verizon IndyCar Series Win
June 28th, 2014 at 6:56 PM
What a Saturday it was for Columbia. Right as Columbia beat Uruguay 2-0 to advance to the countries first ever World Cup Quarterfinals the country also swept the Verizon IndyCar Series podium at Race 1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers....

Simon Pagenaud Wins First Career IndyCar Series Pole for Race 1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston
June 28th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
On Saturday Simon Pagenaud topped the Firestone Fast Six group to win his first career Verizon IndyCar Series Verizon P1 Award and will start Race 1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers from the pole position. It is the first pole...