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IndyCar | Road America | FP2 | Herta fastest in heavy rain with four red flags

Final practice got underway at Road America with the rain falling hard. Unsurprisingly, there was moments immediately. Kyle Kirkwood and Scott McLaughlin both ended up in the tarmac run off at turn 8 as they had snaps of oversteer in treacherous conditions. At turn 5, Colton Herta locked up and went straight on but continued…

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Armstrong felt first IndyCar podium had “been a long time coming” after P3 finish at the Detroit GP

Marcus Armstrong came across the line at the chequered flag to pick up his first podium in his young IndyCar career, with a third place finish at the Detroit GP. Coming into his sophomore season in IndyCar, a big step up was expected from the Chip Ganassi Racing driver, as this year he is running…

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Sonsio GP | IndyCar FP2 | Lundgaard beats Power and Dixon to top spot in final practice

In the opening five minutes, a 1:10.3623 from Arrow McLaren’s Theo Pourchaire saw him lead Fittipaldi, Palou, Rosenqvist and Canapino. Lundgaard, McLaughlin, Harvey, Grosjean and Blomqvist completed the top 10. The surprises continued at the top of the timesheets as ECR’s Christian Rasmussen slotted into 2nd, 0.06s slower than Pourchaire. Arrow McLaren started to flex…

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Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix | IndyCar Race | McLaughlin beats Power and Lundqvist to win in thrilling race at Barber

McLaughlin got away superbly to hold a comfortable lead on the opening lap. Power had to fend off Christian Lundgaard into turn 5. At the back, Rinus VeeKay rammed into the back of Robb and spun him around. Harvey and Simpson also were involved as innocent parties. The Dutch driver was handed a drive-through. On…

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Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix | IndyCar Qualifying | McLaughlin pips Power and Lundgaard to pole at Barber

Round 1, Group 1 Scott Dixon posted the first time of the session with a 1:10.2763. However, it was Alex Palou who absolutely smashed the field on the first runs as he was the fastest driver on the first, second and third timed laps. A 1:06.1772 put him almost 0.4s clear of teammate Marcus Armstrong….

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Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix | IndyCar FP1 | Newgarden fastest from O’Ward and Power

Josef Newgarden rebounded from his St. Pete disqualification as he went fastest in first practice at Barber Motorsports Park ahead of Sunday’s race. The two-time IndyCar champion spun early on in practice as he had a big moment at turn 13, ending up on the grass. Teammate and fellow St. Pete disqualifier had a snap…

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IndyCar Thermal Test 4 session | Lundgaard comfortably fastest ahead of qualifying as Penske and Arrow McLaren deliver strong pace

A dust storm caused by high winds meant the first 10 minutes of the session was put on hold. When the session did get going, Sting Ray Robb had multiple excursions as there was no grip out on circuit. O’Ward, Kirkwood, Rasmussen and McLaughlin also had relatively big moments inside the first 30 minutes. Power’s…

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