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Posted On April 27, 2024By David MorganIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Barber Qualifying Notebook

By David Morgan, Associate Editor BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The field is set. Time to go race. Barber Motorsports Park showed no mercy to the NTT IndyCar Series field during qualifying for Sunday’s Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix, with every driver having to give their all to be able to advance through the rounds to fight for the pole at the end of the day. Team Penske came out on top when the dust settled as defending race winner Scott McLaughlin banked the pole, with his teammate Will Power starting alongside,Read More
By INDYCAR PORTLAND, Ore. – Graham Rahal earned two poles in an INDYCAR SERIES season for the first time in 14 years, and he also gave the rest of the field something to think about entering the BITNILE.COM Grand Prix of Portland on Sunday. Rahal turned a top lap of 58.3195 seconds in the No. 15 PeopleReady Honda fielded by Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing to add an NTT P1 Award to the one he won last month for the Gallagher Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. And unlike the otherRead More
By INDYCAR PORTLAND, Ore. – Christian Lundgaard reaffirmed his status as one of the breakout stars of the 2023 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season by leading the first practice Friday for the BITNILE.COM Grand Prix of Portland at Portland International Raceway. Lundgaard, from Denmark, was quickest with a top lap of 58.1776 seconds in the No. 45 Hy-Vee Honda fielded by Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. Lundgaard, in his second full season in the series, earned his first career victory in July at Toronto and is eighth in the standings with two races remainingRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor INDIANAPOLIS – “Even on a day when we did everything right, Lady Luck isn’t quite on our side.” If there was ever a day that all signs seemed to be pointing to a return to Victory Lane in the NTT IndyCar Series for Graham Rahal, it was Saturday’s Gallagher Grand Prix on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course. That is until he ran into the inevitability of six-time champion Scott Dixon. Rahal paced both practice and qualifying and was riding a wave of confidence into Saturday’sRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor INDIANAPOLIS – It’s been a day for Graham Rahal. After starting the morning with the fastest speed in practice, the driver of the No. 15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda backed it up in qualifying to secure the pole for the Gallagher Grand Prix – his first since Detroit in June of 2017. A stretch of more than six years. Though he had some qualms with the way his car was driving at certain points through qualifying, the end result is no doubt a stark contrastRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor INDIANAPOLIS – Is this finally Graham Rahal’s weekend? The driver of the No. 15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda has certainly made positive strides in that direction to start off the Gallagher Grand Prix weekend on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course as he finished the first practice session of the day at the top of the board. Rahal’s lap of one minute, 9.842 seconds was enough to allow him to take the fast time during the 90-minute session, just ahead of Arrow McLaren driver FelixRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Racing and all-around entertainment are the focal points this weekend at Iowa Speedway, but the race is the show as INDYCAR makes its annual stop at the 0.894-mile oval for two demanding races. Conditions will be scarce and unlike last year, both Iowa races are the same length at 250 laps apiece. Additionally, only one main practice session on Friday before setting the lineup for both races the next day. From there, all eyes are on the race where some teams are searching for speed andRead More
By INDYCAR TORONTO – Christian Lundgaard won the Honda Indy Toronto on Sunday, mixing sizzling speed and successful strategy for his first career NTT INDYCAR SERIES victory. Lundgaard, 21, from Denmark, drove his No. 45 Vivid Clear Rx Honda to an 11.7893-second victory over championship leader Alex Palou in the No. 10 Journie Rewards Honda. Colton Herta finished a season-best third in the No. 26 Gainbridge Honda. SEE: Race Results This was the first victory for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing since Takuma Sato won the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge in AugustRead More
By INDYCAR TORONTO – In a qualifying session full of surprises and mixed conditions, Christian Lundgaard sprung the final twist by capturing the NTT P1 Award for the Honda Indy Toronto on Saturday. Lundgaard, 21, from Denmark, earned his second pole of this season and of his young NTT INDYCAR SERIES career with a time of 1 minute, 4.1567 seconds in the No. 45 Vivid Clear Rx Honda fielded by Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. Lundgaard’s other pole came at the GMR Grand Prix in May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway roadRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Three races in two weeks are coming up with one experiencing an INDYCAR weekend for the first time. IMSA standout Tom Blomqvist will make his series debut as he’ll deputize for Simon Pagenaud in Meyer Shank Racing’s No. 60 Honda. Pagenaud, who had a violent tumble during practice at Mid-Ohio, isn’t medically cleared to run at Exhibition Place. Perhaps this weekend could be telling if the two-time Rolex 24 winner will soon make the jump to INDYCAR on a full-time basis in 2024 as MSR hasRead More