INDYCAR: No. 500; Pagenaud Claims Penske’s Historic Pole at Iowa

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NEWTON, Iowa — official series release — Simon Pagenaud has been setting the standard in the Verizon IndyCar Series this season and he helped take Team Penske to another level today. Pagenaud, a three-time winner in 2016 and the championship leader after nine of 16 completed races, won the Verizon P1 Award for the Iowa Corn 300, earning the 500th pole …

INDYCAR: United Fiber & Data Renews With Andretti; Will Sponsor No. 27 in Four 2016 Events

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INDIANAPOLIS – official team release — Andretti photo — The No. 27 machine of Marco Andretti will take on a new, but familiar, look for four races in the during Verizon IndyCar Series season, as the blue wings of United Fiber & Data return to the Andretti line up. The Pennsylvania-based tech company will serve as the co-primary sponsor for …

INDYCAR: Andretti Makes Statement in Warm-Ups; Clocks Blistering 232.2 MPH Lap

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SPEEDWAY, IN — official release — Chris Owens photo — Ed Carpenter’s lap of 230.522 mph during the brief “Fast Friday” session on the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval appears to be a precursor of big speeds for the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. Marco Andretti posted a lap of 232.239 mph (38.7531 seconds) in the May 17 practice preceding Round …