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Pagenaud Survives For Alabama Glory

Simon Pagenaud scored his second-straight Verizon IndyCar Series victory on Sunday at Barber Motorsports Park. (Al Steinberg Photo)

It took Simon Pagenaud more than one year before he finally won a Verizon IndyCar Series race for Team Penske

Pagenaud Stays Hot, Earns Pole In Alabama

Simon Pagenaud continued his recent Verizon IndyCar Series hot streak by earning the pole for Sunday's Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. (Al Steinberg Photo)

Team Penske driver Simon Pagenaud continued his Verizon IndyCar Series hot streak at Barber Motorsports Park on Saturday, 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).

Foyt Duo Impresses During Barber Practice

Takuma Sato led an A.J. Foyt Racing 1-2 during Verizon IndyCar Series practice on Friday at Barber Motorsports Park. (Al Steinberg Photo)

There was tremendous anticipation of a new and improved Honda aero kit entering the Verizon IndyCar Series season and the Hondas were somewhat more competitive in the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

Long Beach Controversy Can’t Stop Pagenaud

Simon Pagenaud scored his first Verizon IndyCar Series victory since 2014 on Sunday by winning the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. (Al Steinberg Photo)

Simon Pagenaud finally scored a victory for Team Penske in Sunday’s 42nd Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, but it came with a great deal of controversy.

Castroneves Grabs Another Long Beach Pole

Helio Castroneves earned his 47th career Indy car pole on Saturday on the streets of Long Beach, Calif. (Al Steinberg Photo)

Helio Castroneves continued his mastery of Verizon IndyCar Series qualifying by winning the Verizon P1 Award Saturday, earning the pole position for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

Power Sets Long Beach Practice Pace

Will Power led Verizon IndyCar Series practice on Friday on the streets of Long Beach, Calif. (Al Steinberg Photo)

For a race that is so steeped in history it was just like old times for Will Power at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

Vickers Working On Indy 500 Ride

Brian Vickers continues to work on a possible Indianapolis 500 ride, but thus far he has nothing to announce. (HHP/Tom Copeland Photo)

With his time in the No. 14 Chevrolet NASCAR Sprint Cup ride dependent on when the injured Tony Stewart returns to action, Brian Vickers continues to work a ride in the 100th Indianapolis 500 with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports.

Hinchcliffe Gets Back In The Indy Saddle

James Hinchcliffe climbs back into an Indy car at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Wednesday for the first time since he was critically injured there last May. (IndyCar photo)

Canadian driver James Hinchcliffe returned to an Indy car Wednesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first time since he was nearly killed in a crash during practice for last year’s Indianapolis 500

Andretti Quick As Teams Gather Data At Indy

Marco Andretti on the track Wednesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (IndyCar photo)

Marco Andretti was the fastest driver on the track during a weather-plagued open test session at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as Verizon IndyCar Series teams tested superspeedway aero kits along with a domed skid in advance of the 100th Indianapolis 500 on May 29

Dixon Dominant In IndyCar’s PIR Return

Scott Dixon dominated the Verizon IndyCar Series' return to Phoenix Int'l Raceway on Saturday night. (Al Steinberg Photo)

Throughout his career Scott Dixon has been a notoriously slow starter to the season.

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