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VICS: Will Power Has Put the Pieces Together to Win the Championship

BRADFORD, Ont. — Regarded as one of the top drivers on the IndyCar Series circuit, Will Power has always been a driver to watch near the front of the field. Each time competitors lay their eyes on a road or street course, they know that they have to beat him. After some wins on the ovals over the past two years, those words are being uttered when it comes to Power on them, as...
Via Sicknissified
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

INDYCAR NEWS AND NOTES – Aug. 21, 2014

Today’s Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines:   1. Power hopes to solidify title hopes at Sonoma    2. No. 12 Verizon Team Penske crew earns performance award   3. Hornish joins NBCSN booth at Sonoma   4. Of note   1. Power hopes to solidify title hopes at Sonoma: Will Power arrives at Sonoma Raceway boasting three victories and three pole starts on the...
Via On Pit Road
1 day ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar heads to Sonoma where the talk is all about the title

SONOMA, California – Past records indicate Team Penske should have a decided edge in Sunday’s Go Pro Grand Prix of Sonoma. The question will be, which driver at Team Penske is able to triumph and how that impacts the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series championship? Three-time Sonoma IndyCar winner Will Power has a 39-point lead over teammate Helio Castroneves heading into the penultimate...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Hunter-Reay says championship not 'possible'

SONOMA, California – Ryan Hunter-Reay arrives in Northern California’s Wine Country mathematically alive for the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series championship. But mathematics and realism are two far different principles. Hunter-Reay was on the charge in last Sunday’s race at The Milwaukee Mile, driving from the 19th starting position to fifth place before getting shuffled back...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will Power's transformation into complete racer comes full circle

In Will Power's first three serious attempts as a championship contender in the Verizon IndyCar Series, he was a fairly one-dimensional driver for Team Penske. From 2010-2012 Power dominated the street and road-course races to become IndyCar's "King of the Road" -- but when it came to ovals,Power never came close to matching those results. During that three-year...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Previewing the IndyCar GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. — For the final time in the 2014 season, the Verizon IndyCar series will make left and right turns as driver’s race through wine country during the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, on Sunday, August 24. After winning this past week at the Milwaukee Mile, Team Penske’s Will Power knows his way around Sonoma. The series championship leader has to be feeling good about...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Milka Duno’s First NASCAR Nationwide Series Race This Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway

Milka Duno’s first NASCAR Nationwide Series race will be Friday, August 22in the Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. This will mark the first time in NASCAR history that a Hispanic female driver will compete in a NASCAR national series race in the United States. Duno will compete in RAB Racing’s No. 29 Toyota Camry. Bristol Motor Speedway’s 0.533-mile short track is one...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Milka Duno, No. 29 Toyota Camry, Bristol Preview

This Week’s Toyota Camry … Milka Duno will pilot RAB Racing with Brack Maggard chassis No. 039 under the lights in Friday night’s Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Making History … Duno’s NASCAR Nationwide Series premiere at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend will mark the first time in NASCAR’s history that a Hispanic female driver will compete in a NASCAR...
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Milka Duno to make Nationwide Series debut Friday at Bristol

Milka Duno will make her NASCAR debut on Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway. Duno will drive the No. 29 Toyota Camry entry of RAB Racing during the Nationwide Series’ Food City 300 making her the first Hispanic female to compete in a NASCAR national series race in the United States. “I really like short-track racing and enjoyed those races in ARCA very much,” said Duno. “But...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

INDYCAR NEWS AND NOTES – Aug. 18, 2014

Today’s Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines:   1. Power shows oval prowess in latest title run     2. Inside the Box Score: ABC Supply Wisconsin 250   1. Power shows oval prowess in latest title run: Will Power recalls his first impression of the Milwaukee Mile – “a road course with no right turns” – when he arrived for the June 2006 Champ Car...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Power had to see doctor after getting showered in cream puffs

Indy car driver Will Power (awesome name, right?) won the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 on Sunday and was treated to quite the celebration. Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Kanaan, who finished second and third in the race, showered Power in so much stuff that he actually needed to seek medical attention when he left victory […]
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Power to medical center following Cream Puff attack on podium

WEST ALLIS, Wisconsin – For the second time this summer, a race winner for Team Penske had to go to a track medical center because of a freak injury caused by a Victory Lane celebration gone awry. On June 29, NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Brad Keselowski had to seek medical treatment after he cut his right hand on a broken champagne bottle during his Victory Lane celebration for winning...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Power builds points lead after winning Milwaukee

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Kanaan finally caught up with Milwaukee Mile winner Will Power at the post-race celebration, lathering his head with cream puffs. Power pulled away when it counted on the track. The IndyCar points leader maneuvered through high-speed gridlock to claim a crucial victory Sunday that gave him a little breathing room in the standings...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Power dominates en route to victory at Milwaukee Mile

On Sunday afternoon, Will Power would lead 229 of 250 laps en route to winning the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at the Milwaukee Mile as he continues his quest towards his first Verizon IndyCar Series Championship. It marks the 22nd victory of Power’s IndyCar career and his third victory of the season, but most notably his first short oval IndyCar victory. For Power, the accomplish...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Teammates Ryan Hunter-Reay and Carlos Munoz See Day End Early at Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - After they both experienced success on ovals in the past, Andretti Autosport teammates Ryan Hunter-Reay and Carlos Munoz would see their days end early at the Milwaukee Mile. Hunter-Reay finished 21st after the left-rear suspension broke at lap 169. Hunter-Reay had worked his way up into the top-five after starting 19th. “I could feel it running rough a couple...
Via Sicknissified
5 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Will Power Nearly Perfect During ABC Supply Wisconsin 250

WEST ALLIS, Wis. — It was Team Penske and Will Power’s weekend. He earned his third P1 starting position of the season with an average speed of 169.626 Saturday before leading 229 of 250 laps for his third win of the season and 22nd of his seven-year VICS career, Sunday afternoon. It was also a great weekend for Team Penske as an organization. The Captain’s team earned its...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Power wins at Milwaukee to extend IndyCar championship lead

Pole-sitter Will Power fended off Juan Pablo Montoya to win Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile, giving a huge boost to Team Penske's chances for the IndyCar season title. The 33-year-old Australian added to the slim lead he had in the standings over teammate Helio Castroneves. A Penske driver has finished second each of the previous four seasons and five of the last six. Power raced...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pole-sitter Power wins at Milwaukee Mile

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) Pole-sitter Will Power fended off Juan Pablo Montoya to win Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile, giving a huge boost to Team Penske's chances for the IndyCar season title. The 33-year-old Australian added to the slim lead he had in the standings over teammate Helio Castroneves. A Penske driver has finished second each of the previous four seasons and five of...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter-Reay signs extension with Andretti Autosport, Hinchcliffe nearing deal

One of the most successful combinations in recent IndyCar Series history will continue as 2012 IndyCar Series champion and this year’s Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay is signed, sealed and delivered for three more seasons with Andretti Autosport and sponsor DHL. The principles signed the contract extensions Sunday morning at the Milwaukee Mile before Sunday’s race ...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Hunter-Reay, Andretti Autosport and DHL sign three-year extension

Andretti Autosport announced today that they have signed a three-year extension with Ryan Hunter-Reay to continue to drive for the organization. AA also signed an agreement for DHL to remain the primary sponsor on the No. 28 for the next three years, as well. “I’m thrilled to be able to announce today that the relationship between myself, DHL and Andretti Autosport will continue...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Ryan Hunter-Reay, Andretti Autosport, DHL Sign Three-Year Extension

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Andretti Autosport announced Sunday that they have signed a three-year extension with Ryan Hunter-Reay to continue to drive for the organization. AA also signed an agreement for DHL to remain the primary sponsor on the No. 28 for the next three years, as well. “I’m thrilled to be able to announce today that the relationship between myself, DHL and Andretti...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter-Reay signs extension, stays with Andretti

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay is sticking with Andretti Autosport. The team owned by Michael Andretti has signed Hunter-Reay to a three-year contract extension. The 2012 IndyCar series champion became the first American in eight years to win at Indy following his victory at the Brickyard in May. Hunter-Reay has been with Andretti since 2010. He last...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar preview: Contenders and pretenders heading into Milwaukee

When it comes to domination at The Milwaukee Mile, Michael Andretti raced his way to victory lane five times as a driver and celebrated five more times as a team owner. That is why entering Sunday's race  Andretti's driver Ryan Hunter-Reay appeared to be the championship contender to watch because he has won this race the past two years. Not so fast. Andretti Autosport...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Series Leader Will Power to Start P1 at Milwaukee Mile

WEST ALLIS, Wisc. – Team Penske’s Will Power will start the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest from the same place he sits in the championship point standings, P1. Power laid down the fastest two-lap average speed of the afternoon, 169.262 mph, as he earned his third P1 starting position of the year and 35th of his career. “It’s just a great start to the three-race...
Via Sicknissified
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ed Carpenter and Sarah Fisher to merge teams for 2015 IndyCar season

Back in 2011 Ed Carpenter and Sarah Fisher teamed up and the reward was Carpenter’s first IndyCar Series win as a driver and Fisher’s first as a team owner. Saturday afternoon, it was officially announced the tandem would reunite in the Verizon IndyCar Series for the 2015 season. Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing will merge the two teams into one multi-car effort...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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