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Iowa Wrap: Newgarden By The Numbers

Josef Newgarden won the Iowa 300 Sunday morning, his second win at Iowa Speedway in four years, joining Dario Franchitti and James Hinchcliffe as two-time winners at the 7/8-mile oval set in the cornfields of central Iowa. Let’s look at his win through some of the numbers: 4 —┬áThis was Newgarden’s fourth win of the…

Three Things: Two Hours Out at Iowa

We are just over three hours away from the start of the Iowa 300 and here’s what’s going down as the clock ticks towards the 6:15 CDT green flag. *Will the weather hold off? That’s the biggest question mark this afternoon. The temperature has dropped about eight degrees and thunderstorms are forming north of us. If…

Three Things: Iowa 300 Qualifying

Qualifying for the Iowa 300 is in the books, as Simon Pagenaud won his second pole in a row and NTT IndyCar Series best third of the season. So why are you seeing my dog, Boomer? Because he loves racing and he loves sticking his head out of the roof of my car and feel…

Iowa 300: Let’s Get it On

In what seems like a quicker turnaround than five days since the NTT IndyCar Series waged battle on the streets of Toronto, we are back in the USA and among the cornfields of Iowa for Saturday evening’s Iowa 300. This race is Round 12 of the 17-race season, and with just six races to go,…

Pagenaud Dominates, Wickens Back Behind The Wheel at Toronto

Simon Pagenaud won Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto in dominating fashion, but Robert Wickens clearly dominated everything else. Eleven months after a massive crash at Pocono left him beaten and broken, Wickens, strapped back into the driver’s seat for the first time since his accident and drove two laps around the 11-turn, 1.7-mile race course. Piloting…

Three Things: Sunday at Toronto

The NTT IndyCar Series will take to the track for the pre-race warm-up session in just about an hour, followed by the drop of the green flag at 3:42 p.m. Eastern. What can we look for in today as 22 cars careen through the streets of Toronto? Can anyone catch Simon Pagenaud?┬áThe Team Penske driver…

Pagenaud Captures Pole at Toronto

In his 10 previous starts at Honda Indy Toronto, Simon Pagenaud has had a mixed bag of results. His runner-up finish last year marks his best result at the 11-turn, 1.786-mile street circuit, but that’s his only podium and he has only finished in the Top 5 four times. He hopes to change that on…

Rossi Poised for Championship Run

After 10 rounds of the 2019 NTT IndyCar season, Alexander Rossi and Josef Newgarden have raced to a dead heat. Statistically, their seasons are so similar it’s crazy. Newgarden leads Rossi in wins (3 to 2), Rossi as two poles to Newgarden’s one, they both have eight Top 5 finishes and they have both led…

Simon The Underrated

As we head into this week’s action at the Honda Indy Toronto, much of the attention has squarely been focused on the battle at the top of the points standings, where Josef Newgarden leads Alexander Rossi by just seven points with seven races remaining. Not that there is anything wrong with that, as they are…

Mike K’s Take: Aeroscreen Is A Necessary Evolution

Earlier this week, NTT IndyCar Series driver Scott Dixon took to the simulator at the Dallara factory in Speedway to test the latest developments with the Red Bull Advanced Technologies new Aeroscreen. The Aeroscreen is comprised of a ballistic screen mounted on a titanium framework that surrounds the driver, and Dixon, the five-time and reigning…

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