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By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter & NASCAR Contributor Oriol Servia will substitute for Team Penske’s Will Power for today’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Power has been ruled out of today’s race due to a stomach virus. The Aussie was feeling unwell immediately after a brilliant qualifying performance yesterday and skipped the post qualifying press conference as a result. Servia will start from the back of the field as a result, elevating teammate Simon Pagenaud to the top spot. “I feel terrible for Will and just hope he feelsRead More
After being chosen by the family of the late Justin Wilson to replace the fallen driver and honor his memory, Oriol Servia captured a 12th-place finish in the IndyCar season finale at Sonoma Raceway. Servia was one of Wilson’s closest friends and amid the tragedy the family felt that they would honor him the best way they knew how, at the race track, and he was not alone as Justin’s brother, Stefan, joined him. It was the Spaniard’s first race in the series since the Indianapolis 500 earlier this yearRead More

Posted On August 29, 2015By Frank SantoroskiIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

IndyCar title fight comes down to Sonoma

As the NFL is gearing up for the season, and NASCAR is ready for its Chase for the Championship, the Verizon Indycar Season is winding down, as planned, before Labor Day. The final race on the schedule, The Go Pro Grand Prix of Sonoma, will take place this weekend, with a season champion being crowned on Sunday afternoon. With any luck, we will have a longer season in 2016 and beyond, but, I’ll write about that on another day. It will undoubtedly be a subdued celebration on Sunday as theRead More
Andretti Autosport will run the No. 25, the car number that belonged to the late Justin Wilson, with Oriol Servia behind the wheel in the IndyCar finale at Sonoma Raceway this weekend. Servia, a longtime veteran of the series and close friend of Wilson’s, drove for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing earlier this season in the Indianapolis 500, finishing 29th. The decision to race the No. 25 Honda in honor of Wilson was an emotional one for team owner Michael Andretti. “Justin was a true racer and advocate to our sport,”Read More