INDYCAR: Rahal Snaps Eight-Year Pole Drought At Belle Isle Park

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Graham Rahal broke an eight-year qualifying drought in style Saturday morning, setting the track record at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park and scoring the Verizon P1 Award for the first race of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear.

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: Pagenaud Continues Hot Streak; Claims Barber Pole for Team Penske

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LEEDS, Ala. — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud continued his 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series hot streak at Barber Motorsports Park, winning the Verizon P1 Award for Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama with a lap of 1 minute, 6.7262 seconds (124.089 mph). Pagenaud, who won last weekend’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach and leads …

INDYCAR: Showstopper; Dixon Blitzes Mid-Ohio, Sets New Track Record En Route to 23rd Career Pole

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LEXINGTON, Ohio — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Scott Dixon shattered a 16-year-old track record on the way to earning the Verizon P1 Award for Sunday’s 90-lap Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. This marks the fourth track record that has been broken during the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season, which in addition to Mid-Ohio includes events at St. Petersburg, Long …

INDYCAR: Still Strong; Newgarden Banks First Career IndyCar Pole in Milwaukee Qualifying

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WEST ALLIS, Wis. — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — American Josef Newgarden earned his first Verizon P1 Award with a two-lap average speed of 170.223 mph in qualifications, taking the pole position for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest presented by the Metro Milwaukee Honda Dealers. The 250-lap race at The Milwaukee Mile is scheduled for 5 …

INDYCAR: Simon Pagenaud Takes First Oval Pole; Claims Verizon P1 Award for MAVTV 500

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FONTANA, Calif. — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Simon Pagenaud earned his second career Indy car pole and first on an oval in leading a Team Penske sweep of the front row for the MAVTV 500 with a two-lap average speed of 218.952 mph at the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway. Pagenaud, driving the No. 22 Penske Truck Rental …

INDYCAR: Power Wins Third Consecutive Firestone 600 Pole at Texas

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FORT WORTH, Texas — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Will Power earned the Verizon P1 Award for the third consecutive year at the Texas Motor Speedway oval and tied a legendary Indy car driver for career pole positions in the process. Driving the No. 1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet, Power recorded a two-lap average speed of 218.519 …

INDYCAR: Power Breaks Track Record; Wins Pole for Opening Race of Belle Isle Doubleheader

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DETROIT – official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Will Power set the qualifying lap track record on the way to earning the Verizon P1 Award for Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans. Power, who also set the track record in the season opener on the streets of St. Petersburg with the new Chevrolet …