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Will Power claims pole position at Barber, Team Penske Starts 1-2-3

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Saturday, April 22, 2017) – Will Power negotiated the 2.3-mile, 17-turn permanent road course in 1 minute, 6.9614 seconds (123.653 mph) in the Firestone Fast Six, the climactic round of knockout qualifying. It earned the 36-year-old Australian the Verizon P1 Award and his fourth pole position at the track for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.

Power edged a pair of teammates and past Barber pole winners for qualifying honors. Helio Castroneves was second (1:07.1429, 123.319 mph) and Simon Pagenaud third (1:07.3817, 122.882 mph).

“Congratulation to Will,” said Pagenaud, the defending Barber race winner and reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion. “That was great qualifying and phenomenal for the race team: 1-2-3.”

Power’s 46th career pole – fifth all time – was the seventh for Team Penske in eight events at Barber Motorsports Park. It was also the 248th in Indy car history for the team, which Power said is where it all starts.

“First, it’s having a very good team and car, definitely working well this weekend,” said Power, the 2014 series champion who has Barber race wins in 2011 and ’12. “Kind of focusing very well and making sure I’m looking at the right things. Felt like I had a much better car on used tires; I think that’s kind of where we’ve been going wrong. Yeah, just very good result.”

SOURCE: INDYCAR

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20 Photos From INDYCAR Chevy Test (April 2, 2017)

Sunday, April 2, 2017, was a perfect day weather-wise, and the INDYCAR Chevy testing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway thrilled race fans who can’t wait for May to arrive.

Here are TWENTY more photos from the weekend for you to enjoy!




















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20 Photos From INDYCAR Chevy Test (April 1, 2017)

It was a cold mid-40 degree April day in Indianapolis, so INDYCAR Chevy testing ended up being canceled at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and rescheduled for Sunday, April 2, 2017.

But never fear, we do have TWENTY photos for you!




















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Meet Team Penske May 25th at Plainfield Verizon

Indianapolis 500 race fans are invited to meet with Team Penske drivers for a one-hour autograph session at the Verizon Wireless Plainfield store at The Shops of Perry Crossing on Wednesday, May 25.

Naptown Buzz: May 18, 2016

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 was an active Day 3 of Indy 500 practice. Listen to the recap.

INDYCAR Drivers Awarded All-America Honors

IndyCar Series drivers Scott Dixon and Helio Castroneves and 2013 Indy Lights champion Sage Karam have been selected to the 2013 American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association All-America team. Dixon, who claimed his third IndyCar Series Championship for Target Chip Ganassi Racing, and Castroneves, who finished second in the standings for Team Penske were […]

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INDYCAR: #TheOffseason: The Championship Finale

What happens when the stars of INDYCAR aren’t racing? INDYCAR will give you a look at what happens when drivers get out of their cars and step into The Offseason, a mini-series starring Will Power, James Hinchcliffe, Charlie Kimball and Josef Newgarden. In this episode, it all comes down to the final video to decide […]

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INDYCAR: #TheOffseason: Episode 11

What happens when the stars of INDYCAR aren’t racing? INDYCAR will give you a look at what happens when drivers get out of their cars and step into The Offseason, a mini-series starring Will Power, James Hinchcliffe, Charlie Kimball and Josef Newgarden.  This week, Will decides to do a little redecorating around the office

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INDYCAR: #TheOffseason: Episode 10

What happens when the stars of INDYCAR aren’t racing? INDYCAR will give you a look at what happens when drivers get out of their cars and step into The Offseason, a mini-series starring Will Power, James Hinchcliffe, Charlie Kimball and Josef Newgarden.  This week, a impromptu race at the offices.

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INDYCAR: #TheOffseason: Episode 6

What happens when the stars of INDYCAR aren’t racing? INDYCAR will give you a look at what happens when drivers get out of their cars and step into The Offseason, a mini-series starring Will Power, James Hinchcliffe, Charlie Kimball and Josef Newgarden.  This week, Josef teaches Charlie that there’s no place like Gnome.

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