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RYAN HUNTER-REAY EARNS DRIVER OF YEAR QUARTERLY AWARD

INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, July 23, 2014) – Indianapolis 500 Mile Race winner and recent ESPY Best Driver award winner Ryan Hunter-Reay has been voted winner of the second quarter Driver of the Year Award 2014.   Hunter-Reay, 33, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., won “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” on May 25, won the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama for the second consecutive year...
Via On Pit Road
5 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Solid Weekend for Tony Kanaan Leaves Him With Tons of Momentum

TORONTO- What a weekend it was for Target Chip Ganassi Racing’s Tony Kanaan. Despite not reaching victory lane and his former team doing so in the first duel, he was arguably the best driver of the weekend. Kanaan, finished third in that first 65 Lap race only to come home second in race No. 2. None of the other 22 Verizon IndyCar Series drivers could say they had two podiums in...
Via Race Review Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rains Rules Race Two, Mike Conway takes the checkered

In a race inundated by rain, cars slipping and sliding under yellow and red flags, Mike Conway took a timed, rain shorten race in the streets of Toronto Sunday afternoon. Conway started 11th under clear skies, navigated the ever-changing course and beat out Will Power and Tony Kanaan, giving Ed Carpenter Racing the victory. Mike Conway takes the rain drenched checkered flags at the...
Via 110 Nation Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Ryan Hunter-Reay Takes Huge Hit in Points After 1st Race in Toronto

TORONTO- Last week was a good week for Ryan Hunter-Reay. He won last Saturday night’s Iowa Corn 300 at the Iowa Speedway to propel him back into the Verizon IndyCar Series championship picture. He was only 32 points behind points leader Helio Castroneves with being third place in the standings entering this weekend’s events in Toronto. Then, he won the ESPY award on Wednesday...
Via Race Review Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

HUNTER-REAY CLAIMS SECOND STRAIGHT ESPY AS BEST DRIVER

LOS ANGELES – Verizon IndyCar Series driver Ryan Hunter-Reay now has a matching set of ESPY Awards.   Hunter-Reay, who won the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 with a thrilling finish over Helio Castroneves, received the ESPY Award as Best Driver for the second consecutive year on July 16 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. He became the first Indy car driver to repeat as...
Via On Pit Road
11 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Could Will Power’s Struggles Extend Through Toronto This Weekend?

INDIANAPOLIS- Normally when the Verizon IndyCar Series heads to a street circuit, Will Power is always listed as a favorite. Power, has dominated these events over his time in the series as his kryptonite has typically been ovals. But, not all street circuits are dominated by Power. Toronto, is among the tracks that he doesn’t look forward to coming to each year. He’s made six...
Via Race Review Online
11 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Why Ryan Hunter-Reay Having Success in Toronto Could be Big for Series

INDIANAPOLIS- If you’ve been fortunate enough to cover an event as a member of the media, you’re most certainly aware of the No. 1 rule of your job – NO CHEERING IN THE PRESS BOX. Everyone knows this. If you consider yourself a member of the media or have aspirations of being a famous journalist, you can no longer take sides. Favorite teams, players or drivers are thrown out...
Via Race Review Online
11 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Can Scott Dixon Repeat Last Year’s Dominance at Toronto?

INDIANAPOLIS- Last year, Toronto was the spot that allowed Scott Dixon to really get back into the championship hunt. Prior to the street event in 2013, Dixon won at Pocono the race before. He was on a hot streak as his season before July was dismal for the New Zealand native. But, Dixon was able to sweep the doubleheader weekend on the street circuit last year which propelled him...
Via Race Review Online
12 days ago  |  Discuss

INDYCAR NEWS AND NOTES – July 14, 2014

Today’s Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines:   1.  ‘Stolen win’ could propel Hunter-Reay to another series crown    2.  Inside the Box Score: Iowa Corn Indy 300 presented by DEKALB    1. ‘Stolen win’ could propel Hunter-Reay to another series crown: Ryan Hunter-Reay has experienced the exhilaration of a dominating race victory in his Indy car...
Via On Pit Road
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Juan Pablo Montoya calls driver a douchebag after crash at Saturday’s Iowa Corn Indy 300

Juan Pablo Montoya attempted to make an inside move on Ed Carpenter in Turn 3 during in Saturday’s Iowa Corn Indy 300, Carpenter appeared to move down. Montoya calls him a douchebag and promises 'some action later.'Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
15 days ago  |  Discuss

HUNTER-REAY STEALS VICTORY AT IOWA SPEEDWAY

NEWTON, Iowa (Saturday, July 12, 2014) – Andretti Autosport driver Ryan Hunter-Reay stole what appeared to be a dominant race win from Tony Kanaan just two laps from the checkered flag in Saturday night’s Iowa Corn Indy 300 presented by DEKALB.   Kanaan, who started second in the No. 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing car, led 247 of the race’s 300 laps, but couldn’t stave...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Last Few Races Has Dropped Will Power From Points Lead

Newton, IA- Leaving Texas in early June, Will Power thought he had this 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series championship won. He was hit with a pit road speeding penalty late in the race and had to serve that penalty while running second in the closing stages of the 600k race. Luckily, a late race caution came out allowing Power to close back in. His crew would call him down pit road for...
Via Race Review Online
15 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Heartbreaking Ending for Tony Kanaan at Iowa

Newton, IA- What a heartbreaking ending of tonight’s Iowa Corn 300 at the Iowa Speedway for Tony Kanaan. The Brazilian, has to be left scratching his head tonight wondering what he did wrong to deserve such bad luck. Kanaan, led a race-high 247 of the 300 Laps on a warm Saturday evening at the 7/8-mile track as he was well on his way to his first win since last year’s Indianapolis...
Via Race Review Online
15 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Hunter-Reay puts on late charge for surprise win in Iowa

Ryan Hunter-Reay blew past the field with two laps to go and won the IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway on Saturday for his first victory since the Indianapolis 500.
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Hunter-Reay puts on late charge for surprise win in Iowa

Ryan Hunter-Reay blew past the field with two laps to go and won the IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway on Saturday for his first victory since the Indianapolis 500.
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Hunter-Reay puts on late charge for surprise win in Iowa

Ryan Hunter-Reay blew past the field with two laps to go and won the IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway on Saturday for his first victory since the Indianapolis 500.
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Ryan Hunter-Reay Wins Wild Iowa Corn 300

Newton, IA- The Iowa Corn 300 may go down as one of the best Verizon IndyCar races of the 2014 season. We saw an action filled race with a late race battle for the ages. Ryan Hunter-Reay came out of no where to win his third race of the season and 13th of his IndyCar career tonight in a wild race at the Iowa Speedway. Hunter-Reay, was lucky for the late race caution which proved...
Via Race Review Online
15 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Tough Break for Marco Andretti Once Again on Oval

Newton, IA- The ovals have been heartbreaking for Marco Andretti this season. At the first oval race of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season, Marco Andretti finished third. Despite being a good day, he was gutted as he thought he had the car to win that day. At Texas two weeks later, his bad luck struck. After moving through the field very quickly in the opening laps going from...
Via Race Review Online
16 days ago  |  Discuss

DIXON WINS VERIZON P1 AWARD FOR IOWA CORN INDY 300

NEWTON, Iowa – Scott Dixon set the Iowa Speedway two-lap qualifying track record en route to the Verizon P1 Award to lead a front-row sweep for Target Chip Ganassi Racing during qualifications for Saturday night’s Iowa Corn Indy 300 presented by DEKALB. Dixon’s two-lap average of 186.256 mph shattered the previous speed record of 180.375 mph held by Takuma Sato since 2011...
Via On Pit Road
17 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Despite 3rd Starting Spot, Friday Not Ideal for Helio Castroneves

Newton, IA- Helio Castroneves has played his way back into the Verizon IndyCar Series championship picture. With a second place finish last weekend in Pocono, he’s now tied with his Team Penske teammate Will Power for the points lead heading into this weekend’s race at the Iowa Speedway. But, a so-so day on Friday could leave Castroneves with a deficit again leaving the 7/8-mile...
Via Race Review Online
17 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Strong Showing on Friday Leaves Tony Kanaan as Contender to Win Iowa Corn 300

Newton, IA- Tony Kanaan is always a favorite when the Verizon IndyCar Series head to the 7/8-mile Iowa Speedway. He won here in 2010 to start a string of four straight top three finishes here. He’s led a ton of laps in his eight starts at Iowa and is looking for more under the lights tomorrow night. If Friday is any indication though, he will be. Kanaan, was second quickest in...
Via Race Review Online
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Kanaan hoping for second Iowa victory as season gets on right track

After starting the year with a new team on the wrong foot, Tony Kanaan looks to have things going his direction heading into Iowa Speedway. Everybody was asking after the first couple races this season what was wrong with Chip Ganassi Racing as none of their cars were performing well. Though as the Verizon IndyCar Series season enters the second half, the drivers seem to have started...
Via On Pit Road
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Helio Castroneves puts himself back into championship contention following Pocono

As the IndyCar Series headed past the halfway point of the season, everybody looked towards Will Power as being the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series Champion. However, a penalty for Power and a second place finish at Pocono for Castroneves has the pair tied at the top of the points standings. Neither driver has won a championship as they try to return their car owner, Roger Penske, back...
Via On Pit Road
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Montoya returns to IndyCar victory lane at Pocono

Juan Pablo Montoya is back in victory lane as an IndyCar driver after Sunday’s Pocono IndyCar 500. When Tony Kanaan had to pit for fuel with three laps to go, Montoya was headed to his first CART/IndyCar victory since Gateway in September 2000. “It’s been a long road,” Montoya said after the win.  “It’s a lot harder than people realize because driving open-wheel is so...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
21 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Ryan Hunter-Reay Suffers Terrible Luck Once Again at Pocono

Pocono, PA- For the second straight year, Ryan Hunter-Reay suffered bad luck at Pocono. He started second but finished 20th a year ago then had more bad luck go his way in this year’s Pocono 500 at the 2.5-mile track. Hunter-Reay, developed a suspension issue early on in today’s 200 Lap race and had to pit on Lap 29 as a result. While he was in the pits they caught the issue...
Via Race Review Online
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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