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Carlos Munoz wins IndyCar Dual 1 at Detroit

DETROIT — Carlos Munoz got his first career IndyCar win in strange circumstances on Saturday afternoon.

But the 23-year-old from Bogota, Colombia, wasn’t complaining.

Munoz had the lead after a series of pit strategies and tire changes by teams jumbled the field as rain threatened the first of two races on Detroit’s Belle Isle. 381 more words

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'The car has been incredible the whole month': Pagenaud fastest on Thursday

INDIANAPOLIS (May 14, 2015) – Simon Pagenaud finally had his day in the spotlight after his Team Penske teammates had already made headlines in May. 272 more words

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Newgarden flips car in Indianapolis 500 practice

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three big crashes in Indianapolis 500 practice this week have raised one big question. Are the new oval aero kits, along with speeds that have topped 230 mph, the cause? 638 more words

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Carlos Munoz fastest in third practice session, Castroneves, Mann OK after wrecks

At the end of May, no one will likely remember who had the fastest car on the third day of Indianapolis 500 practice.

The record will show that Carlos Munoz was the fastest with a speed of 230.121 mph thanks to a tow, followed by Townsend Bell (228.969), Tony Kanaan (228.172), James Davison (228.043) … 247 more words

Honda's oval package could make Indy 500 different race

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Honda may finally have found a way to catch Chevrolet in the IndyCar Series.

Racing on ovals.

After watching rival Chevrolet dominate the first five races this season — all on road and street courses — the switch to Indianapolis’ historic 2.5-mile oval is giving Honda a chance to restart with new aero kits that could spur a turnaround. 694 more words

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Newgarden claims first IndyCar Series win not far from home

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Josef Newgarden’s wait is over. To his relief, so is the race.

The 24-year-old Tennessean held off a hard-charging Graham Rahal on Sunday in the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama for his first IndyCar Series victory. 694 more words

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Can IndyCar’s next generation take it to the established veterans?

While about a third of the IndyCar field has been in the sport since the late 1990s or early to mid-2000s, the next wave of talent is truly starting to emerge on the scene. 1,039 more words

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