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Karam Paces Eventful Indy 500 Practice

Nazareth, Pa. native Sage Karam was fastest in Indy 500 practice on Monday. (Dave Heithaus photo)

A trio of drivers from Chip Ganassi Racing were the fastest in Monday’s rain-delayed practice for the 99th Indianapolis 500. Twenty-year-old driver Sage Karam was the fastest of the day with a lap at 225.802 miles per hour as the driver from Nazareth, Pa. prepares for his second Indy 500 after finishing ninth for Dreyer & Reinbold Racing last year.

Power’s Perfect Drive Leads To Indy Victory

Will Power saved fuel and hit his marks on his way to his first Verizon IndyCar Series win of the season on Saturday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course. (Dave Heithaus photo)

There is one word that best sums up Team Penske driver Will Power’s victory in Saturday’s Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis: Flawless.

Power Leads Penske Qualifying Domination

Will Power (left) will start from the pole during Saturday's Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis. (Ginny Heithaus Photo)

Will Power won the pole for Saturday’s Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis, but the Team Penske driver is already thinking about the 99th Indianapolis 500.

Dixon Sets Indy Road Course Pace

Scott Dixon topped the practice charts at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. (IndyCar Photo)

On a day when inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis winner Simon Pagenaud got his victory ring, it was a driver with an even more impressive winner’s ring at Indianapolis Motor Speedway that was the fastest driver in Thursday’s practice sessions.

Era Of Aero Begins In Indianapolis

Juan Pablo Montoya (2) set the fastest time of the day during Verizon IndyCar Series testing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. (IndyCar Photo)

The next step in IndyCar’s “Era of Aero” took place Sunday on the biggest stage there is – the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Finally! Newgarden Is An IndyCar Winner

Josef Newgarden scored his first IndyCar win on Sunday in Alabama. (Al Steinberg photo)

Josef Newgarden has long been considered IndyCar’s next young American star ever since he joined the series in 2012. But as the driver from Hendersonville, Tenn. entered his fourth season in the Verizon IndyCar Series he had yet to win a race.

Castroneves Earns Second-Straight Pole

Helio Castroneves earned his second-straight Verizon IndyCar Series pole on Saturday at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama. (Al Steinberg Photo)

Helio Castroneves earned the Verizon P1 Award for the second consecutive race and extended a Team Penske streak of seven straight pole awards, a run that spans the last two Verizon IndyCar Series seasons.

Dixon Prevails In Battle At Long Beach

Scott Dixon scored his first IndyCar win on Long Beach's street course on Sunday. (Al Steinberg photo)

Scott Dixon, who entered the weekend with just one top-five finish in eight Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach starts, won the 41st edition of the historic street race by 2.2221 seconds over Verizon P1 Award winner Helio Castroneves.

Castroneves Breaks 9-Year-Old Track Record

Helio Castroneves won the pole for Sunday's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. It was his 42nd career pole. (Al Steinberg photo)

Helio Castronves broke a nine-year-old track record in winning the pole for Sunday’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

Power Leads Long Beach Practice

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

Will Power got his “Rabbit Ears” clipped and he was still the fastest driver on the track during Friday’s Verizon IndyCar Series practice session at the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

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