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Montoya Has Unfinished Business At Indy

Juan Pablo Montoya during practice Friday for the John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (HHP/Ashley Dickerson Photo)

Juan Pablo Montoya has driven everything at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway except the Pace Car. And one day, he’ll probably drive that.

Perfect Timing In Toronto For Conway

Mike Conway scored his second Verizon IndyCar Series victory of the year Sunday in Toronto. (Al Steinberg Photo)

Mike Conway was able to play tire strategy perfectly by switching to the dry racing slicks at the right time.

Bourdais Ends Seven Year Drought

Sebastien Bourdais drove to victory in the first of two Verizon IndyCar Series events Sunday in Toronto. (Al Steinberg Photo)

Sebastien Bourdais scored his first victory since the Nov. 11, 2007 Champ Car Series race at Mexico City as the four-time Champ Car champion won Sunday morning’s Honda Indy Toronto 2 in T.O. – the first of two Verizon IndyCar Series races on the same day.

Rain Makes IndyCar Race Twice On Sunday

Rain postponed Saturday's Verizon IndyCar Series race to Sunday. (Al Steinberg photo)

For a series that supposedly can race in the rain, standing water on the 11-turn, 1.75-mile temporary street course in Toronto ultimately canceled Saturday’s first race of the Honda Indy Toronto 2 in T.O. doubleheader creating a true Verizon IndyCar Series doubleheader on Sunday.

Bourdais Speeds To Toronto Pole

Sebastien Bourdais celebrates winning the pole in Toronto. (Al Steinberg photo)

The top four championship contenders for the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series championship will start in the top five positions on the grid for Saturday’s Honda Indy Toronto 2 in T.O. but it was a return to the pole position for a driver who used to win poles on a regular basis.

Pagenaud Is Tops In Toronto Practice

Simon Pagenaud paced Verizon IndyCar Series practice on Friday in Toronto. (Al Steinberg photo)

Just one year ago Scott Dixon arrived in Toronto after a victory the previous week at Pocono and swept the two races of the IndyCar doubleheader to win three-straight races in an eight-day period.

Fresh Tires Give Hunter-Reay Iowa Victory

Ryan Hunter-Reay has signed a contract extension to remain with Andretti Autosport. (Al Steinberg Photo)

Tony Kanaan looked like a sure bet to score his first victory since the 2013 Indianapolis 500 in Saturday night’s Iowa Corn Indy 300. That was before two drivers made a gamble that paid off in a big way by pitting for four fresh tires during the final caution period of the race.

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.”


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