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Marco Andretti Returns To Pocono Raceway

The name Andretti is synonymous with racing excellence. Pocono International Raceway is synonymous with racing excitement. On this weekend as the Verizon IndyCar Series competes at Pennsylvania’s top-notch facility, there is much expectation over what will unfold, especially for Marco Andretti. Marco Andretti, grandson of the legendary racer Mario and ...

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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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Hunter-Reay Returns to Form in Iowa

by Frank Santoroski        @seveng1967 Prior to this weekend, the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season had been absolutely dismal for former Series Champion Ryan Hunter-Reay. Indeed, the entire Andretti AutoSport team is having an uncharacteristic off-season. Carlos Munoz did pull off a surprise win in the rain shortened event in Detroit. ...

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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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Rahal Wins Wild 500-Miler at Fontana

Drafting the Circuits By Frank Santoroski        @seveng1967  For Graham Rahal, a second win in the Verizon Indycar Series was a long time coming. His first win in the Series came in back in 2008 and he has been shut out of victory lane ever since. That all changed on Saturday ...

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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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Storms, Strategy and Surprises: The IndyCar Dual in Detroit

by Frank Santoroski    @seveng1967 Mother Nature played her hand yet again against the Verizon Indycar Series in their bid to stage two races at Belle Isle Park in Detroit, Michigan. A wet race, or a race with changing weather conditions, has an equalizing effect on the field. It magnifies driver’s ...

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