MRTI: Rosenqvist Doubles Down; Wins Second-Straight Indy Lights Race in Toronto

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For the second successive day, Felix Rosenqvist took the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires field by storm, romping to a clear victory in Sunday’s Cooper Tires Indy Lights Grand Prix of Toronto.

MRTI: Telitz Sweeps the Weekend in Toronto; Ties O’Ward for Pro Mazda Points Lead

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For the second day in a row and the fourth successive race, Aaron Telitz turned in a perfect display to claim victory at Exhibition Place on Sunday and tie Team Pelfrey teammate Pato O’Ward, who finished second, for the Pro Mazda Championship lead.

MRTI: Thompson Returns Cape Motorsports to the Top With Toronto USF2000 Victory

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The status quo was restored during Sunday’s Allied Building Products USF2000 Grand Prix of Toronto as Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing returned to prominence.

INDYCAR: Toronto Makes Two; Newgarden Leads CFH Racing 1-2 Finish in Canada

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TORONTO — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — American Josef Newgarden led Luca Filippi across the start-finish line by 1.4485 seconds to give CFH Racing a 1-2 finish in the Honda Indy Toronto. It was the second victory this season and the second of Newgarden’s four-year Verizon IndyCar Series career. “I’m so happy we were able to get a …

Open Wheelin’ Blog: Joel Calls Out IndyCar Complaints; Tackles Toronto Hot Buttons

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GAINESVILLE, FL – Blog By RaceChaser Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli – Photo Courtesy IndyCar Media – Welcome to the Verizon IndyCar Series, home of the most exciting racing in the world and the only series where fans, drivers, and owners will complain about close competition and a green flag finish. Driving an open wheel car at speeds in excess …

INDYCAR: Kanaan Building Towards First Win with Ganassi and 2015 Title Run with Help From Old Friend Franchitti

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TORONTO, Ontario, Canada — Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Robert Laberge/Getty Images photo – 2014 has been an unexpected down year for Chip Ganassi Racing in the Verizon IndyCar Series, with no victories and few podiums, however with four races remaining in the season one of their veteran leaders, Tony Kanaan, has begun to turn the …

STADIUM TRUCKS: Sheldon Creed Completes Toronto Weekend Sweep

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TORONTO – official release — Formula Off-Road photo — Sheldon Creed completed a weekend sweep in the SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS race in Toronto Sunday by edging Robby Gordon for the second day in a row. Unlike Saturday’s slippery track, warm and dry conditions produced a thrilling battle between Creed and Gordon. The two drivers battled relentlessly …

USF2000: Teammates Eidson & Latorre Sweep USF2000 Weekend for Cape Motorsports in Toronto

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TORONTO – official release — USF2000 photo — Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing enjoyed a banner day on the streets of Toronto Sunday as teenaged teammates Jake Eidson and Florian Latorre each earned their first Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda victories during the Allied Building Products Grand Prix of Toronto. Both drivers also scooped a second-place finish which, …

INDY LIGHTS: Baron Steamrolls to First Career Indy Lights Triumph at Toronto

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TORONTO – official release — Indy Lights photo — Alex Baron backed up his performance Saturday, when he claimed his first Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires pole, by securing an exemplary victory in Sunday morning’s Grand Prix of Toronto. Baron maintained his advantage over championship-leading Belardi Auto Racing teammate Gabby Chaves at the start, running slick Cooper tires on …

INDYCAR: Rain Creates Unique Same-Day Doubleheader for Verizon IndyCar Series

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TORONTO — official release — Al Steinberg photo — The July 19 opening round of the Honda Indy Toronto was postponed to July 20 because of a rain-slicked 1.755-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit, creating a unique same-day doubleheader. Two 65-lap races — a two-wide rolling start for Race 1 at 10:30 a.m. (ET) and a standing start for the 4:15 p.m. Race 2 — …

INDY LIGHTS: Alex Baron Banks First Career Indy Lights Pole in Toronto

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TORONTO – official release — Indy Lights photo — Rookie Alex Baron missed the most recent Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires race on the high-speed Pocono Raceway oval, but bounced back in style Saturday on the streets around Exhibition Place to claim the pole position for tomorrow’s Grand Prix of Toronto. The 19-year-old from Narbonne, France, who carries dual …

INDYCAR: Bourdais Claims Verizon P1 Award for Race 1 in Toronto

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TORONTO — official release — Al Steinberg photo — Nearly seven years had passed since Sebastien Bourdais claimed his last Indy car pole. That streak, covering 54 starts for the four-time CART champion, ended July 19 as the driver of the No. 11 Hydroxycut KVSH Racing car earned the Verizon P1 Award for Race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto …