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Dixon Capitalizes on Penske Miscue, Takes Indycar Title

Drafting The Circuits by Frank Santoroski        @seveng1967 After a sixteen race season, The Verizon IndyCar Series has crowned their 2015 champion, and it is a familiar face holding the Astor Cup. Target Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon jumped from third place in the pre-race standings to take the IndyCar title ...

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IndyCar Title Fight Comes Down to Sonoma

by Frank Santoroski         @seveng1967 As the NFL is gearing up for the season, and NASCAR is ready for its Chase for the Championship, the Verizon Indycar Season is winding down, as planned, before Labor Day. The final race on the schedule, The Go Pro Grand Prix of Sonoma, will take ...

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Justin Wilson 1978-2015

by Frank Santoroski       @seveng1967 Most days, I love being the IndyCar correspondent at Drafting the Circuits, and it’s incredibly easy to write on and on about a number of race-related topics because I love this sport so much, and I’ve been around it as long as I can remember. On ...

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IndyCar: One-Car Team Poised to Slay the Giants

by Frank Santoroski          @seveng1967 It was back on March 23rd of this year that I wrote the following passage in my pre-season article for Drafting the Circuits. “While Graham Rahal surprised many by having the fastest Honda in pre-season testing, I believe that the team will still struggle in 2015. ...

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The Kyle Busch Chase Conundrum

by Frank Santoroski       @seveng1967 As I’m watching the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series from New Hampshire Motor Speedway, I realize that Kyle Busch is a man on a mission. He made all the right moves and took his third race win on the season. Only Jimmie Johnson has more wins in ...

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Sebastien Bourdais Dominates Milwaukee IndyFest

by Frank Santoroski                @seveng1967 I hate to sound like an overused cliche, but the words “textbook performance” are the perfect ones to describe the display that Sebastien Bourdais put on today en route to victory at the Milwaukee IndyFest for the Verizon IndyCar Series. The 36 year-old Frenchman led 118 ...

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California Dreaming: IndyCar Fontana Preview

Drafting the Circuits by Frank Santoroski        @seveng1967 When the stars and cars of the Verizon IndyCar series roll into Fontana this weekend, they will continue a rich tradition of open-wheel racing in Southern California that dates back to the late 1960s. Between Fontana, Long Beach and the now-defunct tracks at ...

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IndyCar: Newgarden Tackles the Streets of Toronto

Drafting the Circuits by Frank Santoroski        @seveng1967 Races like the Honda Indy Toronto make me wonder why more folks aren’t watching the Verizon IndyCar Series. For sheer entertainment value, Sunday’s 85 laps through the downtown streets produced, arguably, the most exciting race of the season. What we saw was a ...

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IndyCar 2015: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Drafting the Circuits By Frank Santoroski        @seveng1967 The Verizon IndyCar Series travels to Canada this weekend for the Honda Indy Toronto, round 10 of the sixteen race schedule. With the second half of the season underway, and the title fight heating up, its an appropriate time to ...

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IndyCar: Scott Dixon Takes Texas Win

Drafting the Circuits By Frank Santoroski        @seveng1967 Back in April, I was engaged in a round table conversation with some of my fellow motorsports journalists discussing the Grand Prix of Long Beach. It was Joey Barnes of Tribute Racing who made the comment, “There’s no such thing as an exciting ...

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