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By INDYCAR ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania — Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Robert Wickens is being treated for injuries to his lower extremities, right arm and spine following an incident in the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway. He also sustained a pulmonary contusion. He will undergo an MRI and probable surgery at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest. Further updates on his condition will be provided when available.Read More
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By INDYCAR LONG POND, Pennsylvania – For the second consecutive Verizon IndyCar Series race, Alexander Rossi put together a dominantly triumphant performance. On Sunday, he won the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway and made the season championship battle tighter in the process. The race was delayed nearly two hours by a red-flag stoppage for track fencing repairs following a five-car incident on Lap 7. Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Robert Wickens sustained orthopedic injuries in the crash and was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where he wasRead More
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Posted On August 19, 2018By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Veach Finishes Sixth at Pocono

By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer LONG POND, PA — After topping the speed chart in what would be Saturday’s only practice session for Sunday’s ABC Supply 500, Zach Veach managed to score his first top-10 finish in a 500 mile race with a sixth place finish at Pocono Raceway. Starting seventh, the Ohio native never ran outside the first 10 cars all day long and managed to get sixth from Marco Andretti on Lap 179. Veach stayed in position during the last 20 laps and couldn’t get close enough to JosefRead More

Posted On August 19, 2018By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Red Flag after Incident at ABC Supply 500

By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer LONG POND, PA — A massive incident on Lap 8 of the ABC Supply 500 has brought out the red flag in the 14th race of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Ryan Hunter-Reay and Robert Wickens were racing in the upper portion of the field when the two had contact with Wickens’s right front and Hunter-Reay’s left rear. The No. 6 Lucas Oil Honda was going low on the No. 28 DHL Honda and after contact in the Tunnel Turn, Hunter-Reay spun backwards into theRead More
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By INDYCAR LONG POND, Pennsylvania (Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018) – As much success as he’s achieved in an outstanding racing career, Will Power still had difficulty accepting his name being placed alongside the great A.J. Foyt on Indy car’s all-time pole positions list. ABC SUPPLY 500: Qualifying results Yet that’s precisely where Power sits after claiming the Verizon P1 Award in qualifying Saturday for the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway. Power’s two-lap average (219.511 mph) in the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet gave the 2018 Indianapolis 500 champion poleRead More

Posted On July 30, 2018By Aaron BeardenIn Breaking News, Formula One, IndyCar

Bearden Breakdown: Honda Indy 200

By Aaron Bearden, Open Wheel Editor LEXINGTON, Ohio — Post-race review and analysis from the Verizon IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Who Won?  Alexander Rossi. The third-year star scored his fourth victory with Andretti Autosport, winning from pole with a two-stop pit strategy. Top Stories The Rivalry Continues Robert Wickens questioned polesitter Alexander Rossi’s form at the initial start of Sunday’s race after rallying for a second-place finish. “I thought it was cheeky,” he said of the maneuver. “Alex definitely changed the speed before he accelerated. He obviously had a much shorter firstRead More
By INDYCAR LEXINGTON, Ohio – The saying goes that it only takes one good lap in qualifying. For Alexander Rossi, it only took one lap – period – to take the Verizon P1 Award and pole position for Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Rossi turned just one timed lap in the Firestone Fast Six, the last of three Verizon IndyCar Series knockout qualifying rounds, but it was enough to earn the first starting position. He was clocked at 1 minute, 4.6802 seconds (125.677 mph) in the No. 27 NAPARead More

Posted On July 15, 2018By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Wickens Brings Home a Podium in Toronto

By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer TORONTO — Verizon IndyCar Series rookie Robert Wickens has had a season to remember so far in 2018. Scoring a podium finish in his home country’s race only added to that as the No. 6 Lucas Oil Honda crossed the finish line third in Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto on the streets near Exhibition Place. Wickens started tenth alongside fellow Canadian and Schmidt Peterson Motorsports teammate James Hinchcliffe and moved to eighth on the start after passing Hinchcliffe and Jordan King. Wickens was one of the earliestRead More
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By INDYCAR TORONTO – A week after issues bedeviled his chances, Scott Dixon was the model of cool, calm and consistency in winning the Honda Indy Toronto. In doing so, the Chip Ganassi Racing driver extended his Verizon IndyCar Series championship lead and added to his career legacy. Dixon, in the No. 9 PNC Bank Honda, won by 5.2701 seconds over Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud to pick up his third victory of the 2018 season and push his points advantage to 62 over Josef Newgarden. The triumph was also theRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer TORONTO — Scott Dixon, Graham Rahal and Alexander Rossi have all won for Honda on Verizon IndyCar Series street circuit races and the top three drivers in Friday’s opening practice session for the Honda Indy Toronto are looking to give Honda their first win in Toronto since 2013. Dixon was the last Honda driver to win north of the border in 2013 and starting second will certainly help the Chip Ganassi Racing driver’s charge and with Honda drivers leading every practice session before qualifying certainly givesRead More