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FILE - In this March 8, 2019, file photo Robert Wickens sits in the pit area at the IndyCar Grand Prix of St. Petersburg auto race in St. Petersburg, Fla. Nearly a year after his devastating injury in an IndyCar race, Wickens will indeed get to drive a car again at a race track. He will lead the parade lap Sunday before the Toronto IndyCar race in an Acura NSX equipped with hand controls. (Dirk Shadd/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)
July 12, 2019 - 3:04 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Robert Wickens has attacked his rehabilitation from a spinal cord injury with aggressive goals. The Canadian wants to dance at his upcoming wedding, one day walk again with zero evidence his legs once did not work and, of course, Wickens hopes to return to racing cars. Nearly a year...
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FILE - In this June 10, 2017, file photo, team owner Roger Penske, left, talks with driver Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, on pit road before an IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. Helio Castroneves is optimistic team owner Roger Penske will give him another chance to win the Indianapolis 500 for the fourth time next year. Castroneves said it will depend largely on finding a sponsor, a search he believes will be helped greatly by the fact that another Penske driver, Simon Pagenaud, won Indy in May. (AP Photo/Randy Holt, File)
June 26, 2019 - 2:36 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Helio Castroneves is optimistic team owner Roger Penske will give him another chance to win the Indianapolis 500 for the fourth time next year. Castroneves no longer races full-time in IndyCar after a nearly two-decade career with Penske that included Indy 500 wins in 2001...
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June 23, 2019 - 11:45 am
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Alexander Rossi took the lead in the first turn of the first lap, and then drove away from the rest of the field to win Sunday's IndyCar race at Road America. Rossi led 54 of 55 laps, only relinquishing the lead when he made pit stops, and finished more than 28 seconds...
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June 22, 2019 - 4:00 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Colton Herta became the youngest pole winner in IndyCar history Saturday, topping qualifying at Road America with a lap of 1 minute, 42.9920 seconds on the 4.014-mile circuit. At 19 years, 83 days, Herta broke the mark of 20 years, 90 days set by Graham Rahal in 2009 at St...
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Josef Newgarden takes the checkered flag to win the IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Saturday, June 8, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
June 08, 2019 - 8:15 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Josef Newgarden has his first IndyCar victory in Texas, becoming the first three-time winner in the series this year. Newgarden held off Alexander Rossi over the final 10 laps on Saturday night. Newgarden won the season opener in St. Petersburg and again last week in the...
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Takuma Sato, of Japan, waves after receiving the third place trophy after the first race of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto racing doubleheader, Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 07, 2019 - 5:13 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Takuma Sato has earned the pole for the IndyCar Series race at Texas with a two-lap qualifying average of 220.250 mph. Sato got his ninth career pole with the strong run Friday at the high-speed 1 ½-mile oval. The Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing driver won from the pole at...
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Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, celebrates by swimming in the James Scott Memorial Fountain after winning the second race of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto racing doubleheader in Detroit, Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
June 02, 2019 - 4:23 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Scott Dixon has had a lot of memorable days as a five-time IndyCar season champion. There's a good chance, though, it will be easy for him to remember what happened Sunday. Dixon won the Detroit Grand Prix, his first victory of the year and 45th of his career, just hours after being...
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Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, takes the second turn during a practice session for the first race of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto racing doubleheader, Friday, May 31, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 02, 2019 - 10:16 am
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit Grand Prix (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Scott Dixon was honored by Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday with the Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in recognition of his services to motorsport. The five-time IndyCar champion will receive the award at...
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Josef Newgarden takes the 10th turn during the first race of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto racing doubleheader, Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 01, 2019 - 4:07 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Josef Newgarden won the first of two Detroit Grand Prix races on a rain-slicked course Saturday to take the IndyCar points lead. The Team Penske driver with a Chevrolet-powered car finished nearly a second in front of Alexander Rossi, who also was the runner-up at the Indianapolis...
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Alexander Rossi autographs caps after qualifying for the pole for the first race of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto racing doubleheader, Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 01, 2019 - 2:14 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit Grand Prix (all times local): 5:10 p.m. The Detroit Grand Prix has begun, starting under a yellow flag after Zach Veach spun out just before the race was to begin following a weather delay Saturday. Shortly after the race began on the rain-soaked track, the...
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