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Verizon IndyCar Series officially reverts to single-file restarts at all events

Verizon IndyCar Series officially reverts to single-file restarts at all events

[IndyCar PR] INDYCAR announced a modification to restart procedures today that stipulates the Verizon IndyCar Series will utilize single-file restarts at all remaining events this season. The series previously employed double-file restarts on all oval tracks, except the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and single-file restarts on all road and street course events.

Power makes it two in a row on pole in Texas

Power makes it two in a row on pole in Texas

[INDYCAR PR] Will Power earned his second consecutive Verizon P1 Award for Saturday’s Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway with a two-lap average speed of 218.896 mph on the 1.455-mile, high-banked oval.

Castroneves completes Dual in Detroit sweep for Team Penske

Castroneves completes Dual in Detroit sweep for Team Penske

[INDYCAR PR] Helio Castroneves climbed the fence at Belle Isle again — 14 years after his signature victory celebration was born following his first Indy car win in 2000 in the Motor City.

Power takes opening round of 2014 Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit

Power takes opening round of 2014 Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit

[INDYCAR PR] Will Power overtook race leader Ryan Briscoe on a Lap 60 restart and then held off Graham Rahal over a 10-lap sprint to win Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans Dual 1.

Hunter-Reay wins 2014 Indianapolis 500 in second-closest finish in history

Hunter-Reay wins 2014 Indianapolis 500 in second-closest finish in history

Ryan Hunter-Reay, driving the No. 28 DHL car for Andretti Autosport, held off three-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves by a hair-raising .0600 of a second — the second-closest margin of victory in the history of the event — in a six-lap shootout to claim his first Indy 500 victory.

Grand Prix of Indianapolis post-event infractions

Grand Prix of Indianapolis post-event infractions

INDYCAR has handed out penalties to Chevrolet, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, and Team Penske following the Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

Medical update on James Hinchcliffe

Medical update on James Hinchcliffe

Andretti Autosport driver James Hinchcliffe was reevaluated by INDYCAR medical personnel but has not been cleared to drive

Pagenaud wins inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis

Pagenaud wins inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis

[INDYCAR PR] Simon Pagenaud had just enough fuel left to make history, winning the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

Saavedra surprises with Verizon P1 pole award for Grand Prix of Indianapolis

Saavedra surprises with Verizon P1 pole award for Grand Prix of Indianapolis

[INDYCAR PR] Verizon IndyCar Series drivers have said to “expect the unexpected” on the new Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis. Sebastian Saavedra earning the Verizon P1 Award fits into that category.

Dixon paces opening day at Grand Prix of Indianapolis

Dixon paces opening day at Grand Prix of Indianapolis

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Rookies breeze through ROP at IMS

Rookies breeze through ROP at IMS

[IMS PR] Carlos Huertas, Jack Hawksworth, Mikhail Aleshin, Martin Plowman, and Sage Karam all completed the Indianapolis 500 Rookie Orientation Program at Indianapolis Motor Speedway earlier today.

INDYCAR exploring prospect of race at NOLA Motorsports Park

INDYCAR exploring prospect of race at NOLA Motorsports Park

[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR announced today it is exploring a prospective Verizon IndyCar Series race at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, La. The announcement of the potential event, which would be known as the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Louisiana and organized by Andretti Sports Marketing, was made jointly today with Gov. Bobby Jindal and Laney Chouest, owner of NOLA Motorsports Park.