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Newgarden and McLaughlin disqualified from the IndyCar season opener as Team Penske “manipulated the overtake system”

In an absolutely extraordinary development, Josef Newgarden (P1) and Scott McLaughlin (P3) have been disqualified from the opening round of the 2024 IndyCar season that took place in St. Pete almost 7 weeks ago. During morning warmup ahead of the Long Beach race last Sunday, IndyCar officials had spotted that something was amiss, leading to…

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Pourchaire to drive for Arrow McLaren in the upcoming IndyCar round at Barber

The young French driver made his IndyCar debut in the past Long Beach round, leaving a very positive impression on everyone by achieving a P11 from his starting P22. Pourchaire, who is competing full time in Super Formula with Team Impul, was behind the wheel of car no.6 to replace Arrow McLaren’s David Malukas, who…

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Dixon on his 57th IndyCar win at Long Beach: “It ranks on the stressful meter pretty high”

The six times IndyCar champion scored his first win of 2024 at Long Beach in style. His legendary fuel saving abilities aided him in the recovery from his starting P8 to the impressive achievement of his 57th career win in the championship. Key moment of Dixon’s day was the final stint, which saw him run…

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Long Beach GP | IndyCar Race | Scott Dixon scores 57th win after fuel saving masterclass

After grabbing Meyer Shank Racing’s first (official) pole, Felix Rosenqvist led the field to the green flag on Shoreline Drive, but Will Power had the better run to turn 1 on the green (option) tyres. The Ozzy overtakes the Swede around the outside, while further back Arrow McLaren-colleagues Pato O’Ward and Alexander Rossi tangle as the former hits the latter in the rear at the fountain section.

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Long Beach GP | IndyCar Qualifying | Rosenqvist takes pole by 0.004s from Power in thrilling qualifying

Round 1, Group 1 Felix Rosenqvist posted the first time on a 1:10.5910, which was beaten seconds later by Will Power by seven hundredths. The Australian led the way on the banker laps, logging a 1:07.2883. Rosenqvist (1:07.2956), Herta (1:07.3004), Palou, Rasmussen and Rahal completed the top 6 as all the drivers put the alternates…

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O’Ward tops IndyCar first practice at Long Beach ahead of Team Penske’s Power and McLaughlin

Pato O’Ward topped the opening practice session for Arrow McLaren ahead of the Team Penske pair Scott McLaughlin and Will Power. Felix Rosenqvist set the fourth-best time ahead of Josef Newgarden in a highly competitive opening outing. The first IndyCar practice session at Long Beach got underway, and many cars swarmed onto the circuit in…

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Rosenqvist: “We’ve been firing on all cylinders” after superb start to IndyCar season at MSR

Co-Author: John Goolsby Felix Rosenqvist switched to Meyer Shank Racing from Arrow McLaren over the winter in IndyCar and opened up on his start with his new team. The Swede finished seventh at the season opener at St. Petersburg after qualifying on the front row — setting a lap record during the Fast 12 in…

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