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Dixon Leads Ganassi Qualifying Sweep

Scott Dixon will start from the pole for Saturday's Verizon IndyCar Series event at Iowa Speedway. (Al Steinberg Photo)

The “Sleeping Giant” that is Chip Ganassi Racing has woken up and that could spell change for the Verizon IndyCar Series.

Montoya Masters Pocono IndyCar Challenge

Juan Pablo Montoya on his way to winning Sunday's Verizon IndyCar Series race at Pocono Raceway. (Al Steinberg Photo)

For the past week Juan Pablo Montoya has been charting his progress in his return to IndyCar racing by saying, “I’m getting there.”

Pocono IndyCar Pole Belongs To Montoya

Juan Pablo Montoya sped to the pole on Saturday for Sunday's Verizon IndyCar Series race in Pocono, Pa. (Al Steinberg photo)

It was just a week ago that Juan Pablo Montoya believed he was almost all the way back as an IndyCar Series driver when the 1999 CART champion and 2000 Indianapolis 500 winner proclaimed, “I’m getting there.”

Pagenaud Beats Rookies, Wins Houston GP

Simon Pagenaud won Sunday's Verizon IndyCar Series event at NRG Park in Houston, Texas. (Al Steinberg Photo)

Simon Pagenaud saved his best for last on Sunday.

Castroneves Speeds To Houston Pole

Helio Castroneves won his 40th career IndyCar pole on Sunday in Houston. (Al Steinberg photo)

Helio Castroneves has made quite a bounce back from the bad luck he encountered at Houston last season with gearbox failures in both races of the doubleheader.

Huertas Shocks, Scores First IndyCar Win

Carlos Huertas won a chaotic Verizon IndyCar Series race Saturday afternoon in Houston, Texas. (Al Steinberg Photo)

Carlos Huertas, a 23-year-old rookie from Colombia, won a bizarre Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston Presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers on Saturday for the Verizon IndyCar Series.

Rough Houston Streets Still A Handful

Charlie Kimball on track during Friday's Verizon IndyCar Series practice on the Houston street circuit. (Al Steinberg Photo)

After spending nearly $1 million to make the 10-turn, 1.683-mile temporary street course at Houston’s NGR Park smoother the Verizon IndyCar Series drivers still believe it’s a handful.

Carpenter Gains Redemption In Texas

Ed Carpenter poses in victory lane with his family and crew after winning Saturday's Verizon IndyCar Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. (Al Steinberg Photo)

When it comes to racing on the big ovals Ed Carpenter has established himself as the best in the Verizon IndyCar Series.

Will Power Tops Texas Speed Charts

Will Power has two Verizon IndyCar Series victories this year and currently leads the series championship standings. (IndyCar Photo)

Will Power earned his second consecutive Verizon P1 Award for Saturday’s Verizon IndyCar Series Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway with a two-lap average speed of 218.896 mph on the 1.455-mile, high-banked oval.

It’s Castroneves’ Day In Belle Isle

Helio Castroneves, middle, celebrates in victory lane with Will Power (left) and Charlie Kimball after Sunday's Verizon IndyCar Series race. (Al Steinberg photo)

Roger Penske sets his standards high, and that has made him the winningest team owner in IndyCar history and one of the most successful industrialists in America.


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