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Scott McLaughlin’s Expectations For His IndyCar Debut

Three-time Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin will finally have his shot at an IndyCar Series debut. Originally scheduled to compete in the Indianapolis Grand Prix in May, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the New Zealander to put his open-wheel plans on hold. But today at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, he’ll be…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Scott McLaughlin’s Expectations For His IndyCar Debut

Three-time Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin will finally have his shot at an IndyCar Series debut. Originally scheduled to compete in the Indianapolis Grand Prix in May, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the New Zealander to put his open-wheel plans on hold. But today at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, he’ll be…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Will Power Takes IndyCar St. Pete Pole, Championship Contenders To Start Farther Back

Tomorrow’s Grand Prix of St. Petersburg marks the IndyCar Series’ final event and the one that will decide the championship contender. But at the end of a messy qualifying session came a little bit of the familiar: Will Power took pole position for the last race of the year.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Will Power Takes IndyCar St. Pete Pole, Championship Contenders To Start Farther Back

Tomorrow’s Grand Prix of St. Petersburg marks the IndyCar Series’ final event and the one that will decide the championship contender. But at the end of a messy qualifying session came a little bit of the familiar: Will Power took pole position for the last race of the year.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Out Of 19,872 Championship Possibilities, Josef Newgarden Only Has A One Percent Chance Of Defending His IndyCar Title

The NTT IndyCar Series championship is coming to a close on Sunday, and the battle for the Astor Cup has come down to the very last race. Right now, there are 19,872 different outcomes for championship contenders Josef Newgarden and Scott Dixon to score points—and only one percent of those outcomes will secure…Read more… Continue […]

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My Greatest Defeat Needed A Stronger Narrative Backbone To Truly Shine

Everybody fails. We all know that. No matter how great someone’s life seems, there’s always some dark moment that lingers in the shadows. It’s a taboo to talk about, almost, especially when it comes to the motorsport world—it’s not exactly a pleasant thing to dwell on your disasters when you can just as easily talk […]

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Arrow McLaren SP Set To Sign Pato O’Ward, Felix Rosenqvist For 2021 IndyCar Season

Arrow McLaren SP made IndyCar headlines ahead of the 2020 season when it made the bold decision to sign two near-rookies to its lineup instead of veteran James Hinchcliffe. Now, the team has done something similar in opting against re-signing No. 7 driver Oliver Askew in exchange for Patricio O’Ward and, reportedly,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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James Hinchcliffe Back In IndyCar For The Rest Of 2020

Fan-favorite IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe found himself in a tight bind at the end of the 2019 season: Arrow McLaren SP opted against signing him so late that all Hinchcliffe could piece together was a three-race deal with Andretti Autosport. Now, he’s adding three more races to his 2020 package after the early…Read more… Continue […]

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James Hinchcliffe Back In IndyCar For The Rest Of 2020

Fan-favorite IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe found himself in a tight bind at the end of the 2019 season: Arrow McLaren SP opted against signing him so late that all Hinchcliffe could piece together was a three-race deal with Andretti Autosport. Now, he’s adding three more races to his 2020 package after the early…Read more… Continue […]

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IndyCar’s Oliver Askew Raced With Concussion-Like Symptoms Since August

The Arrow McLaren SP IndyCar team has been one of the more impressive efforts of the 2020 season. Fielding two young drivers who have both proved massively competitive, it seemed the team’s youthful risk paid off. Now, though, veteran driver Helio Castroneves will be replacing rookie Oliver Askew after the latter…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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IndyCar Championship Grows Tighter As Scott Dixon Makes Rare Mistake At Mid-Ohio

Scott Dixon is such a smooth driver that it leaves people asking if he’s actually human—but a difficult weekend at Mid-Ohio showed that even the mighty can stumble. He’s retained the IndyCar championship since the first race of the season at Texas Motor Speedway, but this weekend has closed the wide gap he’d built.…Read more… […]

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Arrow McLaren SP Could Add A Third Car For 2021 IndyCar Season

The Arrow McLaren SP team has exceeded all expectations for its 2020 IndyCar season. While anything with the McLaren name is expected to be quick, it was surprising that its two young drivers—Patricio O’Ward and rookie Oliver Askew—have been so impressive. And it’s looking like the team might opt to add a third car…Read more… […]

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Arrow McLaren SP Could Add A Third Car For 2021 IndyCar Season

The Arrow McLaren SP team has exceeded all expectations for its 2020 IndyCar season. While anything with the McLaren name is expected to be quick, it was surprising that its two young drivers—Patricio O’Ward and rookie Oliver Askew—have been so impressive. And it’s looking like the team might opt to add a third car…Read more… […]

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Jimmie Johnson’s Move To IndyCar Can Only Be Good For The Series

Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson took the motorsport world by surprise this week by announcing that, after his NASCAR retirement, he’ll be partnering with the Chip Ganassi Racing team over in IndyCar with the promise of putting together a solid season of races. And that’s the kind of announcement…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Indy Car Wars Misses Out On The Story In Favor Of Facts

American open-wheel racing has been in dire straits for years, and it all goes back to a little piece of white paper. Open-wheel sanctioning bodies in the US have only just recently started playing nice, and The IndyCar Wars tries to tell the story of its petty arguments and explosive fights. Unfortunately, it forgets…Read more… […]

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