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Top Five: Underrated performers at the 2019 Indy 500

The 2019 Indianapolis 500 was a tense thriller right from the moment the green flag was first waved until Simon Pagenaud blurred past in his luminous yellow Team Penske-entered car to take his a very popular and well-deserved maiden 500 victory. The story of the race was the tense battle between the 2016 series champion and the 2016 Indy 500 …

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2018 Indianapolis 500 preview: the race

It’s wide open. Race day is not yet here and still shocks have already occurred. James Hinchcliffe – the 2016 polesitter a year after his life-threatening accident – will not take the green flag as one of the 33 starters of the Indianapolis 500 after being the shock bumpee on the first day of qualifying. And there goes one name …

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Why the 2018 Indianapolis 500 may be one of the most competitive yet

The 2018 Indianapolis 500 will be the 102nd running of the great race. Throughout its history, there have been occasions where the majority of the contenders have been simply obliterated by the opposition. In recent years, Andretti Autosport has been the team to beat after taking wins in 2014, ’16 and last year. The 2018 edition, however, could well be …

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101st Indianapolis 500 driver-by-driver review

The 101st Indianapolis 500 produced a somewhat unexpected victory for former Formula 1 driver Takuma Sato, becoming the first Japanese driver to win the great race. Sato, who finished third at Indianapolis in the 2004 United States Grand Prix for BAR-Honda, held off Helio Castroneves in the late stages of the race to take his first win for the Andretti …

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2015 IndyCar Season Winners and Losers

Just two races remain on the 2015 IndyCar calendar – one classic oval and one classic road course. Whilst expected dominance from one team has failed to materialise, an unlikely title candidate emerged as the season progressed. With no driver taking more than two wins, three of the nine race winners this year have the most realistic shots at the …

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Putrajaya ePrix Preview

While there is a title to be decided in Abu Dhabi, hop on a plane for seven and a half hours and you will find a series just getting into swing. Formula E returns for its second ePrix, this time around the streets of Putrajaya, Malaysia. Driver changes There have been a couple of driver changes for this race in …

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