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: 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 …

INDYCAR: Power Breaks Track Record, Wins Verizon P1 Award at Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power earned the Verizon P1 Award for the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis on May 9 with a lap of 1 minute, 9.4886 seconds in the Firestone Fast Six qualifying segment on the 2.439-mile, 14-turn Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. Power broke Simon Pagenaud’s year-old …

INDYCAR: Double Down; Castroneves Wins Second Straight Verizon P1 Award, Tops Barber Qualifying

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Helio Castroneves earned the Verizon P1 Award for the second consecutive race and extended a Team Penske streak of seven straight pole awards, a run that spans the last two Verizon IndyCar Series seasons. Castroneves, driving the No. 3 AAA Insurance Team Penske Chevrolet, recorded a quick lap of 1 …

INDYCAR: Not Over Yet; Castroneves Claims Verizon P1 Award for MAVTV 500 at Fontana

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FONTANA, Calif. — official release — Chris Jones photo — It’s not over yet. With teammate Will Power trying to wrap up a championship, Helio Castroneves took the fight to Power once more and earned the Verizon P1 Award for the Verizon IndyCar Series championship-deciding MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway. The pole was the 41st of Castroneves’ career, breaking …

INDYCAR: Power Proves Mastery of Sonoma; Claims Verizon P1 Award for GoPro Grand Prix

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SONOMA, Calif. — official release — Chris Jones photo — Verizon IndyCar Series championship points leader Will Power claimed his second consecutive Verizon P1 Award, and fourth of the season, with a lap of 1 minute, 17.4126 seconds in Firestone Fast Six qualifications for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma. Power, driving the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car, reset …