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.

IMSA: Hunter-Reay And Rahal Join Michael Shank Racing For Rolex 24

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Indianapolis 500 winner and IndyCar Series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay will join Verizon IndyCar Series race winner Graham Rahal to complete the Michael Shank Racing Acura NSX GT3 driving lineup for the Rolex 24 at Daytona Int’l Speedway in January.

INDYCAR: Rahal Adds Sponsorship From United Rentals Inc. for Detroit Double in June

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BROWNSBURG, Ind. – official team release — Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing announced Friday that United Rentals Inc., the largest equipment rental company in the world, will be the primary sponsor for the No. 15 Verizon IndyCar Series entry of Graham Rahal in the Chevrolet Duals in Detroit, June 4-5 The company will also serve as a major associate sponsor on …

INDYCAR: Graham Rahal Sets Million-Dollar Goal for Auction to Benefit Wilson Family

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INDIANAPOLIS – official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Graham Rahal has a lofty goal for an online auction to raise money for Justin Wilson’s family – bring in $1 million to the Wilson Children’s Fund. While the eBay auction doesn’t launch until Sept. 14, there’s reason to believe the goal can be met. The racing helmet of Wilson’s Andretti …

INDYCAR: Doing the Math; Title Contenders Still Gunning for Gold Despite Slim Championship Chances

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SONOMA, Calif. — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — The six drivers mathematically eligible for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series championship heading into the race gathered to meet with media members prior to Thursday’s practice session at the twisting Sonoma Raceway. While all five drivers trailing leader Juan Pablo Montoya realize their chances are slim, none are giving …

INDYCAR: Power Tops Opening Day at Sonoma; Rahal Fast as Title Fight Reaches Home Stretch

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SONOMA, Calif. — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Three of the six Verizon IndyCar Series championship contenders were among the top five on the speed chart in the initial practice session for the title-deciding GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma on Aug. 30. Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power’s year-old track record of 1 minute, 17.2393 seconds, set in …

INDYCAR: Steak ‘n Shake Expands Sponsorship of Graham Rahal to Include Final Two Races of 2015

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BROWNSBURG, Ind.  – official team release — Bret Kelley/IndyCar photo — Steak ‘n Shake, the definitive American brand and home of the original Steakburger and hand-dipped milkshakes, has expanded its role with Graham Rahal’s No. 15 Honda to include primary sponsorship at the final two Verizon IndyCar Series races of the season. Rahal is currently second in series standings, only nine …

Kyle’s Corner: Things I Took From the Weekend

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Column by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo — Well, another NASCAR weekend at Pocono Raceway and an IndyCar go at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is in the books. Nothing but stories flooded the race weekends and only added more suspense to both racing series’ seasons. Red-hot …

INDYCAR: Hometown Hero Graham Rahal Wins Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio; Climbs Into Title Contention

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LEXINGTON, Ohio — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Graham Rahal’s surge in the second half of the Verizon IndyCar Series season continued with an emphatic victory in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Rahal, who started 13th in the 90-lap race in the No. 15 Steak ‘n Shake Honda for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, corralled his second victory …

Tom Time: IndyCar Needs More Racing Like Fontana

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Column By RaceChaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker – Photo By Chris Jones/IndyCar Media – This past Saturday, I watched what I believe to be the single most electrifying, thrilling and enjoyable motorsports event in my nearly 48 years on God’s planet.  The IndyCar Series rolled into Fontana and showed the world for the very first time …