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Conway tire gamble pays off with victory in IndyCar race 2 in Toronto

Conway tire gamble pays off with victory in IndyCar race 2 in Toronto

[INDYCAR PR] Mike Conway earned his second Verizon IndyCar Series victory of the season by holding off Tony Kanaan over a three-lap sprint to the finish in the second race of the Honda Indy Toronto doubleheader.

Bourdais claims race 1 of single-day IndyCar doubleheader in Toronto

Bourdais claims race 1 of single-day IndyCar doubleheader in Toronto

[INDYCAR PR] Sebastien Bourdais, driving the No. 11 Hydroxycut KVSH Racing Chevrolet, claimed his 32nd career Indy car win in Race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto by 3.3408 seconds over Verizon IndyCar Series championship front-runner Helio Castroneves.

Rain postponement forces single-day IndyCar doubleheader in Toronto

Rain postponement forces single-day IndyCar doubleheader in Toronto

[INDYCAR PR] The July 19 opening round of the Honda Indy Toronto was postponed to July 20 because of a rain-slicked 1.755-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit, creating a unique same-day doubleheader.

Bourdais claims Verizon P1 Award for Honda Indy Toronto race 1

Bourdais claims Verizon P1 Award for Honda Indy Toronto race 1

[INDYCAR PR] Nearly seven years had passed since Sebastien Bourdais claimed his last Indy car pole. That streak, covering 54 starts for the four-time CART champion, ended July 19 as the driver of the No. 11 Hydroxycut KVSH Racing car earned the Verizon P1 Award for Race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto doubleheader.

Hunter-Reay claims second consecutive ESPY for Best Driver

Hunter-Reay claims second consecutive ESPY for Best Driver

[INDYCAR PR] Ryan Hunter-Reay, who won the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500, received the ESPY Award as Best Driver for the second consecutive year on July 16 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. He became the first Indy car driver to repeat as the award’s winner.

Hunter-Reay steals victory at Iowa Speedway

Hunter-Reay steals victory at Iowa Speedway

[INDYCAR PR] Andretti Autosport driver Ryan Hunter-Reay stole what appeared to be a dominant race win from Tony Kanaan just two laps from the checkered flag in Saturday night’s Iowa Corn Indy 300 presented by DEKALB.

Dixon leads Ganassi front-row qualifying sweep at Iowa

Dixon leads Ganassi front-row qualifying sweep at Iowa

[IndyCar PR] Scott Dixon set the Iowa Speedway two-lap qualifying track record en route to the Verizon P1 Award to lead a front-row sweep for Target Chip Ganassi Racing during qualifications for Saturday night’s Iowa Corn Indy 300 presented by DEKALB.

Montoya wins fastest 500-mile race in Indy car history at Pocono

Montoya wins fastest 500-mile race in Indy car history at Pocono

[INDYCAR PR] Juan Pablo Montoya earned his first Indy car victory in nearly 14 years and the fastest 500 mile race in Indy car history by prevailing in the Pocono INDYCAR 500 fueled by Sunoco at Pocono Raceway.

Montoya takes pole at Pocono, first Verizon P1 Award since IndyCar return

Montoya takes pole at Pocono, first Verizon P1 Award since IndyCar return

[INDYCAR PR] Juan Pablo Montoya was a standout in the late-afternoon qualifying session as driver after driver took turns at shattering Marco Andretti’s year-old Pocono Raceway speed records.

Grand Prix of Houston post-race infractions

Grand Prix of Houston post-race infractions

INDYCAR has fined Dale Coyne Racing for a pair of infractions on the winning car of Carlos Huertas during Race #1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston.

Pagenaud leads Schmidt Peterson 1-2 in Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston race 2

Pagenaud leads Schmidt Peterson 1-2 in Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston race 2

[INDYCAR PR] Simon Pagenaud and Mikhail Aleshin turned heartbreak in Race 1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers into celebration in Victory Circle following an exhausting 90-lap battle in Race 2.

Huertas lands first IndyCar win in bizarre Houston double-header opener

Huertas lands first IndyCar win in bizarre Houston double-header opener

[INDYCAR PR] Colombian Carlos Huertas completed a monumental day in sports for his native country as he won race 1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers under caution for his first victory.