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Posted On July 9, 2016By Josh FarmerIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Pageanud Powers to Pole at Iowa

By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Simon Pagenaud claimed his fifth pole of the season and his seventh of his career during qualifying for tomorrow’s Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway. The Frenchman was the ninth car to qualify and rocketed to pole on the heels of a two lap average of 185.855 mph that no one was able to match. The pole was Pagenaud’s second on an oval, the first coming at Auto Club Speedway last June and a record setting 500th overall pole for Team Penske. “Today the carRead More

Posted On July 9, 2016By Josh FarmerIn IndyCar

Hunter-Reay Crashes in Morning Practice at Iowa

By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Ryan Hunter-Reay became the first victim of the turn 4 wall during this morning’s practice for tomorrow evening’s Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway. The three time Iowa Speedway winner lost control of his No. 28 DHL Honda coming off of turn 4 and gently backed it into the SAFER barrier. Hunter-Reay was doing a qualifying simulation and had only completed three laps prior to crashing and had the third quickest time.. He noted that the combination of some slight bumps in the corner alongRead More

Posted On July 5, 2016By Frank SantoroskiIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Event Preview: The Iowa Corn 300

By Frank Santoroski, Staff Writer This coming weekend the Verizon IndyCar Series will return to the Iowa Speedway for the Iowa Corn 300, continuing the 2016 season. The event is slated for July 9-10, 2016. About the Race The Iowa Corn 300 is round ten of sixteen for the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2016. The event is held on an oval track, one of five such events on the schedule. Andretti AutoSport driver, Ryan Hunter-Reay, is the defending race champion, and 2016 will mark the tenth IndyCar race held onRead More

Posted On July 18, 2015By Josh FarmerIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Castroneves rockets to Iowa pole

Helio Castroneves claimed his second pole at Iowa Speedway and his third pole of the season. From the start of qualifying, it looked as if Chip Ganassi Racing were as gold as they were in practice as Tony Kanaan set a big two lap average of 183.125 mph that distanced himself from the field. Castroneves went out five cars after Kanaan and responded with an even quicker two lap average of 183.480 mph. “The Hitachi car was certainly strong,” said Castroneves. “We proved (last week) that when we have aRead More
Andretti Autosport made it 5 for 5 at Iowa tonight when their leader Ryan Hunter-Reay stormed from 9th to 1st in the final 9 laps to take a surprise victory in the Iowa Corn Indy 300. A late race caution with 15 laps to go came out when Ed Carpenter chopped a hard charging Juan Pablo Montoya and sent the Penske driver into the wall. An incensed Montoya considered a NASCAR style helmet toss but settled for an angry arm wave as Carpenter went past his stricken car on the next lap.Read More