Bourdais Avoids Chaos To Win In St. Petersburg

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In a span of 12 months, Sebastien Bourdais went through an emotional roller-coaster that started with the highest of highs after a win in the 2017 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, but ended with the lowest of lows after a hard crash in practice for the Indy 500.

INDYCAR: Will Power Cleared to Compete at Phoenix; Doctors Confirm Absence of Concussion

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — INDYCAR announced today that results of an extensive evaluation at the University of Miami Concussion Program revealed no definitive evidence of a recent concussion for Verizon Team Penske driver Will Power. The 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series champion passed the Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) test and a MRI/DVI …

INDYCAR: Super-Sub Servia Collected in Eight-Car Crash; Lands 18th For Team Penske at St. Pete

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — John Cote/IndyCar photo — Oriol Servia stepped into the role of ‘Super Sub’ on Sunday, driving the No. 12 Verizon Wireless Dalarra/Chevrolet for an ill Will Power at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Team Penske tapped the Verizon IndyCar Series veteran to drive the …

INDYCAR: Back to Back; Montoya Defends St. Pete Win & Kicks Off Title Run in Dominant Fashion

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Joe Skibinski/IndyCar photo — Juan Pablo Montoya kicked off his quest to avenge a bitter Verizon IndyCar Series title defeat in thrilling fashion Sunday at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, winning his second straight race in the south Florida suburbs and leading a sweep …

INDYCAR: Power Out Due to Illness; Servia to Drive Penske No. 12 in St. Pete Season-Opener

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – official team release — Joe Skibinski/IndyCar photo — Team Penske announced on Sunday that Will Power will sit out the Verizon IndyCar Series’ season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg due to persistent nausea. Oriol Servia will drive the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet in the race on the streets of downtown St. Petersburg. Power fought through …

INDYCAR: Repair and Redeem; Power Rebounds From Morning Crash to Top St. Pete Practice

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — official series release — John Cote/IndyCar photo — Will Power dug himself a hole by crashing in the first practice session for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Friday morning, but the Team Penske driver redeemed himself by soaring to the top of the leaderboard in the second session. Power’s lap of 1:00.9431 of a …

INDYCAR: Football Star Gerald McCoy Named Grand Marshal for Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — official event release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Organizers of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg have named Gerald McCoy, four-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as grand marshal of the 2016 event, which runs March 11-13. As Grand Marshal, McCoy will be involved in the pre-race ceremonies and will make the …

INDYCAR: Montoya Joins City Leaders as Construction of St. Petersburg Circuit Begins

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — With just 31 days until on-track activity begins to officially kick off the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season, reigning Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg winner Juan Pablo Montoya was in the city on Tuesday  to oversee beginning construction of the temporary street circuit for the March 11-13 event. Montoya, who …

INDYCAR: Dates Announced For 12th Annual Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – official release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Organizers of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg announced Thursday that the 12th edition of the annual event will be held March 11-13, 2016 with the Verizon IndyCar Series headlining the weekend. The event is scheduled to run two weeks earlier than the late March weekend it typically …

Weekend Wrap-Up and Martinsville Mayhem Highlight Motorsports Madness Tonight at 7 Eastern on PMN

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Nick Laham/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — After a slam-banging weekend of short tracking in Martinsville, Va., Speed77 Radio’s Motorsports Madness returns to the airwaves tonight at 7 p.m. Eastern to break down Denny Hamlin’s hand-full (literally!) of Martinsville victories with his win on Sunday and a whole lot more on the …