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Posted On August 31, 2015By Joey BarnesIn Breaking News, IndyCar

Hunter-Reay finishes strong in Sonoma

After what appeared to be a disastrous season, Ryan Hunter-Reay bounced out of the IndyCar Series cellar to nearly break into the top five of the championship standings. The Andretti Autosport driver came into Sonoma 11th in the standings, but a runner-up finish and double points pushed Hunter-Reay up to sixth in the final championship results, moving ahead of Marco Andretti for best on the team. Hunter-Reay’s wave of momentum started four races ago with a win in Iowa, then a seventh at Mid-Ohio, followed by another win last weekRead More
After several comments from drivers and team owners that were seen by IndyCar’s Mark Miles as “damaging to the sport,” the IndyCar Czar has now addressed the issue. According to new rule 9.3.8 – Detrimental Competitor Conduct: Competitors must be respectful, professional, fair and courteous to others. At all times, Competitors must not, attempt to, or engage in conduct or statements that in the judgement of INDYCAR • Threatens or denigrates any Official, fellow Competitor or the INDYCAR brand • Calls into question the integrity or legitimacy of the RulesRead More
Ryan Hunter-Reay finally ended a 18 race winless drought with a resurgent final half of the race at the Iowa Corn Indy 300 at Iowa Speedway. RHR took the lead following the final exchange of green flag pitstops as he was the first car to pit when the final window opened. He pitted on lap 239 while running a somewhat distant second to Josef Newgarden who had dominated the race. Pitting before his rival allowed Hunter-Reay to click off fast laps and get his tires up to temperature as theRead More
Newton, Iowa – Max Chilton broke through to claim his first Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires victory this evening at Iowa Speedway following a thrilling duel with Carlin teammate and fellow Englishman Ed Jones. Chilton dedicated the victory to his friend and ex-Marussia/Manor Formula 1 teammate Jules Bianchi who passed away yesterday as a result of injuries sustained during last year’s Japanese Grand Prix. Florida teenager RC Enerson continued to impress with a third-place finish in the Indy Lights Iowa 100 for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports with Curb-Agajanian. Prior commitmentsRead More
Newton, Iowa – Weiron Tan and Andretti Autosport kept alive their 100 percent record on the ovals this year by leading from flag-to-flag in this afternoon’s Pro Mazda Iowa 100 at Iowa Speedway, Round 12 of the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires. The victory was Tan’s second on the ovals and fourth overall during an impressive rookie campaign, vaulting him from fourth to second place in the points standings with just four rounds remaining in the 16-race season. The 100-lap race was interrupted by just a single full-courseRead More
NEWTON, Iowa — Chris Buescher and all but one driver battling at the front of the pack yearned for one last caution. The lone exception? Chase Elliott, who, fully fueled, had powered to a commanding lead and near-certain win in Sunday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series 3M 250 at Iowa Speedway. Two laps remained. Elliott’s trip to Victory Lane loomed. Then, it happened. Jamie Dick, running mid-pack, hit the wall and spun, drawing a caution flag. Buescher — his No. 60 Roush Fenway Racing Ford packed with fuel and four fresh tiresRead More