INDYCAR: At Long Last; Newgarden Claims Elusive First IndyCar WIn at Barber

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Josef Newgarden wasn’t nervous with three-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon and a hard-charging Graham Rahal within striking distance in the closing laps of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. The 24-year-old Tennessee native held off both competitors and pulled away for his first Verizon IndyCar Series …

INDYCAR: Power Nets Pole at Barber

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Saturday, April 26, 2014 — official release — Al Steinberg photo — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Will Power has quite a successful record with two wins in the past four Verizon IndyCar Series races at Barber Motorsports Park. The Team Penske driver has another shot toward stretching his championship lead in the April 27Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Power posted a quick lap …

INDYCAR: Barber Remains Sweet for Hunter-Reay; No. 28 Fastest in Practice

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April 25, 2014 — official release — Al Steinberg photo — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Ryan Hunter-Reay has picked up right where he left off in Alabama. The defending Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama winner was quickest in the both practice sessions for the April 27 race with a lap of 1 minute, 8.7836 seconds in the No. 28 DHL car for Andretti …

INDYCAR: Power Not Focused on Points at Barber

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April 25, 2014 — official release — Shawn Gritzmacher photo — BIRMINGHAM, AL — Will Power is not thinking about the Verizon IndyCar Series championship after two rounds, but everyone else – including any competitor who holds title aspirations — already is. Chiefly, it’s how to score consistently high results in what has started as a rough and tumble season to …

INDYCAR: Power Paces Preseason Open Testing at Barber

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March 19, 2014 — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – INDYCAR photo — If, as Simon Pagenaud says, the two-day Verizon IndyCar Series Open Test at Barber Motorsports Park “is like going back for the first day of school,” then he graduates in 10 days in the initial practice for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. “I’m really looking forward to the …