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· 2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Race Results - Rahal, Honda Win! (Aug 2, 2015)
· Blaney holds on to win in overtime at Iowa (Aug 2, 2015)
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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Race Results - Rahal, Honda Win!

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It was an emotional win for IndyCar driver Graham Rahal and his No. 15 Honda who has won the Honda…

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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Starting Line-up & Race Preview

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The IndyCar series has been racing at the 15-turn, 2.4 (3.86 km) Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course since 2007. The rustic…

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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Qualifying Results - Dixon, Chevrolet On Pole!

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Scott Dixon and his No. 9 Chevrolet has taken the Pole with a lap of 1:04.5814 at the Mid-Ohio Sports…

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2015 Iowa: IndyCar Race Results - Hunter-Reay, Honda Win!

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In front of 20,000, Ryan Hunter-Reay and his No. 9 Andretti Autosport prepared Honda took the lead on lap 264…

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2015 Milwaukee: IndyCar Race Results - Bourdais, Chevrolet Win!

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In front of 30,000, KV Racing IndyCar driver Sebastien Bourdais and his No. 11 Chevrolet has won the thrilling finish…

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2015 Detroit: IndyCar Race Two Results - Bourdais Wins!

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In challenging conditions, KVSH Racing IndyCar driver Sebastien Bourdais and his No. 11 Chevrolet has won a chaotic Chevr...

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2015 Detroit: IndyCar Race Results - Munoz Wins!

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In a rain shortened event, Andretti Autosport IndyCar driver Carlos Munoz and his No. 26 Honda has won the Chevrolet…

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Montoya Earns $2.4 Million For Winning 99th Indianapolis 500

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Juan Pablo Montoya earned $2,449,055 from an overall purse of $13,397,315 for his victory Sunday, May 24, in the 99th…

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Montoya Wins Indy 500 Slugfest in Closing Laps

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Fifteen years between Indy 500 victories. Yes, that is a long time for anyone to wait. However, given what Juan…

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2015 Indianapolis 500 (Indy 500): IndyCar Race Results - Montoya Wins!

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On a partly cloudy day in front of 250,000, IndyCar driver Juan Pablo Montoya has won the 99th Indianapolis 500…

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IndyCar Suffers Through Indy 500 Weekend, Dixon on Pole

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In what usually is an exciting weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, really turned into a dismal time for the…

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2015 Indianapolis GP: IndyCar Race Results

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The rain stayed away as Team Penske IndyCar driver Will Power and his No. 1 Chevrolet held on to win…

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Americans Josef Newgarden and Graham Rahal Top IndyCar Alabama Race

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Two of the Verizon IndyCar giant, superstar teams were tamed by two of the smaller lower budget team drivers on…

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2015 Barber Park: IndyCar Race Results

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On a beautiful day, CFH Racing IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden and his No. 67 Chevrolet has won a thrilling Honda…

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A Long Beach First for IndyCar's Scott Dixon

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IndyCar got it right, third times a charm! Yes, it took the Verizon IndyCar series to its third event of…

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Not a Memorable Start for IndyCar in New Orleans

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A wins a win, right? But that Verizon IndyCar Grand Prix of Louisiana race sure disappointed the majority of its…

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2015 NOLA: IndyCar Race Results

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In rainy conditions, Schmidt Peterson IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe and his No. 5 Honda gambled and won the inaugural Indy…

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Fab Photos: 2014 Indianapolis 500 Edition - The Month Of May

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During the month of May, PaddockTalk had two photographers - Paul and Lisa Hurley on the grounds of Indianapolis Motor…

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IndyCar Top Stories
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Race Results - Rahal, Honda Win! (Aug 02, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Starting Line-up & Race Preview (Aug 02, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Qualifying Results - Dixon, Chevrolet On Pole! (Aug 01, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Practice Results - Dixon Fastest! (Jul 31, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: IndyCar Race Results - Hunter-Reay, Honda Win! (Jul 19, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: IndyCar Qualifying Results - Castroneves, Chevrolet On Pole! (Jul 18, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: IndyCar Starting Line-up (Grid) & Race Preview (Jul 18, 2015)

2015 Schedule and Points Standings


2015 : Formula One Grand Prix Schedule
# Date Race Winner/Time (*)
1 Mar 15 Australian Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes
2 Mar 29 Malaysia Grand Prix Sebastian Vettel - Ferrari
3 Apr 12 Chinese Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes
4 Apr 19 Bahrain Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes
5 May 10 Spanish Grand Prix Nico Rosberg - Mercedes
6 May 24 Monaco Grand Prix Nico Rosberg - Mercedes
7 Jun 7 Canadian Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes
8 Jun 21 Austrian Grand Prix Nico Rosberg - Mercedes
9 Jul 5 British Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes
10 Jul 26 Hungarian Grand Prix 8:00 AM
11 Aug 23 Belgian Grand Prix 8:00 AM
12 Sep 6 Italian Grand Prix 8:00 AM
13 Sep 20 Singapore Grand Prix 8:00 AM
14 Sep 27 Japanese Grand Prix 1:00 AM
15 Oct 11 Russian Grand Prix 7:00 AM
16 Oct 25 United States Grand Prix 3:00 PM
17 Nov 1 Mexican Grand Prix 2:00 PM
18 Nov 15 Brazilian Grand Prix 11:00 AM
19 Nov 29 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 8:00 AM

*All times are in ET





2015 : Formula One Drivers Standings
Pos Driver CTY Team Points
1 Lewis Hamilton GBR MERCEDES 194
2 Nico Rosberg GER MERCEDES 177
3 Sebastian Vettel GER FERRARI 135
4 Valtteri Bottas FIN WILLIAMS 77
5 Kimi Raikkonen FIN FERRARI 76
6 Felipe Massa BRA WILLIAMS 74
7 Daniel Ricciardo AUS Red Bull 36
8 Daniil Kvyat RUS Red Bull 27
9 Nico Hulkenberg GER Force India 24
10 Romain Grosjean FRA LOTUS 17
11 Felipe Nasr BRA SAUBER 16
12 Sergio Perez MEX Force India 15
13 Pastor Maldonado VEN LOTUS 12
14 Max Verstappen NED Toro Rosso 10
15 Carlos Sainz ESP Toro Rosso 9
16 Marcus Ericsson SWE SAUBER 5
17 Jenson Button GBR MCLAREN 4
18 Fernando Alonso ESP MCLAREN 1
19 Roberto Merhi ESP MARUSSIA 0
20 Will Stevens GBR MARUSSIA 0



Chilton Second As Jones Stays In The Hunt
Posted by: newsla on Monday, August 03, 2015 - 07:16 AM
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Chilton Second As Jones Stays In The Hunt


Max Chilton took another competitive second place finish in Mid-Ohio on Sunday, in the second Indy Lights race of the weekend. It was a tough weekend for Ed Jones however, the 20 year-old took another ninth place in race two, but remains well in the hunt for the championship after similarly tough weekends for his championship rivals.

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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Race - Recap
Posted by: ASkyler on Sunday, August 02, 2015 - 06:36 PM
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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Race - Recap


Graham Rahal's surge in the second half of the Verizon IndyCar Series season continued with an emphatic victory in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Rahal, who started 13th in the 90-lap race in the No. 15 Steak 'n Shake Honda for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, corralled his second victory of the season and third of his Indy car career.

The New Albany, Ohio, native closed to within nine points of Verizon IndyCar Series championship front-runner Juan Pablo Montoya with two races left in the season. There are a total of 10 drivers still mathematically eligible for the championship and the chance to hoist the Astor Cup at season's end.

Since earning his first victory of the season June 27 at Auto Club Speedway - his first win since March 2008 - Rahal has placed third, fourth and first to challenge for his first series title.

Rahal's father, Bob, a co-owner of Graham's team, won the Indy car races at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in 1985 and '86.


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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Race - Sunday Notebook
Posted by: ASkyler on Sunday, August 02, 2015 - 06:35 PM
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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Race - Sunday Notebook


Sato Celebrates 100th Verizon IndyCar Series Start with Family, Fans

On one side of Takuma Sato's racing helmet in script was "Sao Paulo 001" and on the opposite side was "Mid-Ohio 100." Down the middle were outlines of various tracks where Sato has competed in the Verizon IndyCar Series - with a star in Long Beach to commemorate his 2013 victory in the venerable street course race.

The AJ Foyt Racing driver from Tokyo designed the helmet to mark his 100th Verizon IndyCar Series career start in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. His first start came at Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 2010 and he hasn't missed one since.

The race helmet and a companion helmet Sato used for practice and qualifying this weekend in the No. 14 ABC Supply Honda will be auctioned to benefit his charity, With you Japan, which raises funds to assist children in Japan who are still recovering from the devastating earthquakes and tsunami in 2011. Visit www.takumasato.com in the coming weeks for details.


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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Race - Driver Quotes
Posted by: ASkyler on Sunday, August 02, 2015 - 06:34 PM
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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Race - Driver Quotes


WILL POWER (No. 1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet): "The Verizon Chevy didn't have a great start today as we had some contact there in the early laps and did some damage to the front wing. We had to come in early and have a long pit stop that put us way behind. It put us at the back of the field, but we had a really fast car. We were able to push ourselves up a few spots and we got lucky with that first caution, which put us in the top five. We had a pretty good shot for a podium finish there from that point until that last caution. If it had just stayed green we would have had a good recovery on our hands. Things just didn't go our way in the end. We'll just keep our heads up and look forward to Pocono."


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2015 Mid-Ohio: Simon Pagenaud IndyCar Post-Race Press Conference
Posted by: ASkyler on Sunday, August 02, 2015 - 06:03 PM
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2015 Mid-Ohio: Simon Pagenaud IndyCar Post-Race Press Conference


THE MODERATOR: Joined also by Simon Pagenaud.

Interesting week for you and Team Penske in general. What were your impressions of the race?

SIMON PAGENAUD: It's been a pretty rough weekend for us. I just want to take my hat off to my guys and Team Chevy. We had a little issue on Friday and Saturday morning. They fixed it. Obviously they put a new engine in, which worked out really well. We were right back on pace this morning.

You know, it's incredible. I mean, we had the worst qualifying of the year, but we actually have a podium at the end. It's funny how it works.

We qualified well all season long, couldn't really finish it. This time we did. Really good strategy from the team. A little bit of luck doesn't hurt. We haven't had much this year.

At the back of my mind, it's a bit of a disappointing day for the team in general. Obviously we want one Penske car to win the championship. We all have that in the back of our mind. But Graham was incredible today.


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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Race Results - Rahal, Honda Win!
Posted by: ASkyler on Sunday, August 02, 2015 - 04:02 PM
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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Race Results - Rahal, Honda Win!



IndyCar driver Graham Rahal has won at Mid-Ohio.

IndyCar driver Graham Rahal has won at Mid-Ohio.
Credit: PaddockTalk / Paul Hurley

By Mike Sulka

It was an emotional win for IndyCar driver Graham Rahal and his No. 15 Honda who has won the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car complex in Lexington, Ohio. For Rahal, it is his second win of the 2015 IndyCar season and third of his IndyCar career. It was also his sixth podium of the year - leading all drivers - and 15th of his IndyCar career. Rahal was wearing a Ohio State University football national championship inspired helmet, complete with buckeyes representing his career podiums - plus one!

Finishing second was Justin Wilson and his No. 25 Honda. For Wilson, it is his first podium of the year, and 12th of his IndyCar career. It is also his 27th major open-wheel podium.

Penske IndyCar driver Simon Pagenaud and his No. 22 Chevrolet would finish third. It was his second podium of the year, and tweleth podium of his career.

Scott Dixon and his No. 9 Chevrolet would finish fourth, with Tony Kanaan and his No. 10 Chevrolet rounding out the top five finishers.

Behind, Tristan Vautier was sixth followed by Ryan Hunter-Reay, Jack Hawksworth, Carlos Munoz and Marco Andretti.

Polesitter Scott Dixon led the early laps through the first caution until the second set of yellows. The second caution of the day led to a jumbled IndyCar field with IndyCar championship points leader Juan Pablo Montoya gaining the advantage.

However, on lap 66 the yellows would wave again as Sage Karam spun in the Esses. Ohio-native Graham Rahal would move to the point, while another big benefactor of the caution would be - drum roll - Scott Dixon, Karam's teammate at Ganassi racing who would restart fourth. Montoya would slip back to 12th.

On Lap 70, Rahal would retain the lead until the final yellow with 10 laps to go. On the Lap 83 restart Rahal would have to fight off Justin Wilson without any push-to-pass pushes left. Wilson would have two. Rahal would get his jump, but Wilson would punch the push-to-pass as the two charged toward's the Esses. Wilson would pull ahead slightly, but on the outside. Rahal would brake deeper, and that would be the race. Rahal would run to the checkers and victory!

Juan Pablo Montoya would finish 11th after Luca Fillipi would run out of fuel on the last lap. His championship lead would dwindle to 9 points with two races to go. Rahal is second, and charging.

Next up for the IndyCar series will be Pocono in three weeks.

Stay tuned to PaddockTalk.com for all of your IndyCar news, rumors and results!

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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Starting Line-up & Race Preview
Posted by: ASkyler on Sunday, August 02, 2015 - 06:59 AM
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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Starting Line-up & Race Preview



Scott Dixon has five wins at Mid-Ohio.  Can he grab a sixth today ?

Scott Dixon has five wins at Mid-Ohio. Can he grab a sixth today ?
Credit: PaddockTalk / Lisa Hurley



By Mike Sulka

The IndyCar series has been racing at the 15-turn, 2.4 (3.86 km) Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course since 2007. The rustic road course has significant elevation changes as it was built on the side of a hill. The best known curves are the track are the 'Esses' - Turns four through seven - at the end of a long straight traditionally used as the starting line. The track has just 10,000 bleacher seats, but boasts a capacity of 75,000 using spectator mounds and other viewing points around the circuit.

The first CART race at the track dates back to 1980 with Johnny Rutherford taking victory in a Chaparral/Cosworth. The CART-era had few dominant drivers with Emerson Fittipaldi taking the most wins - three - in 12 tries. Fourteen different drivers won the 22 events.

With the change to IndyCars, there has been one name above all other at Mid-Ohio - Scott Dixon. The Ganassi driver has won five times (2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014) in eight tries. Today, Dixon will start from Pole, his worst finish was a seventh place result in 2013.

Will Power will also start from on Row One, and has four top-fives in six attempts, but Power has never won here. His best result was a second-place in 2010 & 2012.

Sebastien Bourdais will start third, and has two top-fives with Helio Castroneves filling out Row Two with three top-fives in eight races. Neither driver has ever won at Mid-Ohio.

Our pick today, is Scott Dixon. It is an easy choice.

But, keep an eye on Penske's Will Power and Andretti Autosport's Ryan Hunter-Reay. Either Hunter-Reay or Graham Rahal will race their Hondas to the front. They race much better than they qualify.

Enjoy the race! It is sure to be a great one!

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2015 Mid-Ohio: Watch IndyCar Race LIVE Streaming, Weather & TV Schedule
Posted by: ASkyler on Sunday, August 02, 2015 - 06:27 AM
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2015 Mid-Ohio: Watch IndyCar Race LIVE Streaming, Weather & TV Schedule


By PaddockTalk.com Staff Writers

Today is round fourteen of the 2015 IndyCar season on the road course circuit on the at Mid-Ohio in Lexington, Ohio. The race coverage begins 1:30 PM ET and runs until 4:30 PM. The race will be shown LIVE on CNBC. Scott Dixon is the pole sitter after qualifying up front on Saturday.

Today's options to enjoy the race includes LIVE streaming, live-timing and scoring, and more!

You can follow IndyCar streaming audio of on-track activity at indycar.com.

For LIVE TV, the CNBC network begins coverage today at 1:30 PM ET and runs until 4:30 PM.

As for the rest of your options, you can check out live-timing. IndyCar.com is the best place for LIVE timing and scoring... racecontrol.indycar.com.

To listen live on your Verizon Android devices, Text Indy to 3406

There will be no LIVE video streaming, so if you can't find a TV with broadcast television, you'll have to resort to contraband streaming sites.

On Twitter, use the tag @IndyCar (#indycar)

The weather is going to be sunny with temperatures in the mid-80s F, there is no chance of rain this afternoon.

Enjoy today's IndyCar race!

Stay tuned to paddocktalk.com for all of your IndyCar racing results, updates and coverage!


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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Qualifying - Recap
Posted by: ASkyler on Sunday, August 02, 2015 - 06:19 AM
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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Qualifying - Recap


Scott Dixon shattered a 16-year-old track record on the way to earning the Verizon P1 Award for Sunday's 90-lap Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. This marks the fourth track record that has been broken during the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season, which in addition to Mid-Ohio includes events at St. Petersburg, Long Beach and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course.

Dixon, who won at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in 2014 after starting at the rear of the 22-car grid, recorded a best lap of 1 minute, 4.5814 seconds (125.869 mph) during the Firestone Fast Six session. The pole was Dixon's second of the Verizon IndyCar Series season and the 23rd of his Indy car career - which ties him with three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Johnny Rutherford for 12th all time.


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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Qualifying - Driver Quotes
Posted by: ASkyler on Sunday, August 02, 2015 - 06:18 AM
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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Qualifying - Driver Quotes


WILL POWER (No. 1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet): "(Scott) Dixon's really good around here, but it would be nice to have a win. If everything falls our way, we can definitely win. No question we need to for the championship. That's our goal."

JUAN PABLO MONTOYA (No. 2 Hawk Performance Team Penske Chevrolet): "To be honest with you, it's taken a lot of hard work by everyone on the Verizon Chevy team to get to where we are. We had a problem with the engine yesterday and lost almost an entire practice session. Since then we have just been behind. We've been trying to catch up and we improved a lot this morning. We were seventh in the morning session and qualified 10th. I just had a too much understeer in the first round and we didn't adjust enough in the second round."


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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Qualifying Results - Dixon, Chevrolet On Pole!
Posted by: ASkyler on Saturday, August 01, 2015 - 04:27 PM
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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Qualifying Results - Dixon, Chevrolet On Pole!



Scott Dixon and his No. 9 Chevrolet has taken the Pole with a lap of 1:04.5814 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Complex.

Scott Dixon and his No. 9 Chevrolet has taken the Pole with a lap of 1:04.5814 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Complex.
Credit: PaddockTalk / Paul Hurley


By Mike Sulka

Scott Dixon and his No. 9 Chevrolet has taken the Pole with a lap of 1:04.5814 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Complex. For Dixon, it is his second Pole of the 2015 IndyCar season, and 25th of his IndyCar career. It is also his second Pole at Mid-Ohio - his last came in 2011, a race which he won. Dixon has won at Mid-Ohio five times.

Also qualifying on the front row with a lap of 1:04.6782 - just .0968 behind - was Will Power and his No. 1 Chevrolet prepared by Team Penske. Power has started on the front row 10 times this season in 14 qualifying attempts.

Leading off Row Two will be Sebastien Bourdais and his No. 11 KV Racing Chevrolet with Helio Castroneves and his No. 3 Team Penske Chevrolet at his side.

Row Three will consist of Josef Newgarden and his No. 67 Chevrolet and Charlie Kimball and his No. 83 Chevrolet.

The top-12 were rounded out by Ryan Hunter-Reay, Tony Kanaan, Luca Filippi, Juan Pablo Montoya, Jack Hawksworth, and Marco Andretti. Hunter-Reay was the fastest Honda powered IndyCar.

Next up for the IndyCar series will be the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio on Sunday.

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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Practice Results - Dixon Fastest!
Posted by: ASkyler on Friday, July 31, 2015 - 06:35 PM
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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Practice Results - Dixon Fastest!


Scott Dixon, who has won five of the past eight Verizon IndyCar Series races at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, recorded the quickest lap through two practice sessions for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio.

Dixon's lap of 1 minute, 5.9645 seconds on the 2.258-mile, 13-turn road course in the 75-minute afternoon session was six-tenths of a second off the track qualifying record set by Dario Franchitti in 1999 and matched by Gil de Ferran in 2000.

"We went through a few different setup changes just to try to find our groove, but overall the car was pretty quick," said Dixon, who is driving the No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet. "We'll hopefully carry some speed into (qualifying) and try to start up front."

Sebastien Bourdais, the pole sitter for the 2014 race at Mid-Ohio, was quickest in the late-morning practice (1:06.2034) and second in the afternoon (1:06.0190) in the No. 11 Team Hydroxycut-KVSH Racing Chevrolet.

Five different teams were represented in the top five of the lap time chart, and the top 20 cars were separated by less than a second in afternoon practice.

Three rounds of knockout qualifying will be held at 3 p.m. ET Aug. 1 (NBCSN). The green flag for the 90-lap race flies at 2:05 p.m. ET Aug. 2 (CNBC).

Dixon is third in the Verizon IndyCar Series championship standings entering Round 14 of 16. Front-runner Juan Pablo Montoya of Team Penske has a 42-point advantage over Graham Rahal of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing and Dixon is 48 points out of first.

Reigning series champion Will Power, who is fifth in the standings, was third quick in the second practice (1:06.0781) in the No. 1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet and Rahal (1:06.1049) was fourth in the No. 15 Steak 'n Shake Honda. Takuma Sato, who this weekend will mark his 100th Indy car start, was fifth (1:06.1361) in the No. 14 ABC Supply Honda for AJ Foyt Racing.

Montoya, who was limited to 12 laps in the morning practice because of an alternator issue, had a best lap of 1:06.9930 among 21 laps in the afternoon for 22nd on the combined time chart.

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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Practice - Friday Notebook
Posted by: ASkyler on Friday, July 31, 2015 - 06:30 PM
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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Practice - Friday Notebook


LED Panels Make Verizon IndyCar Series Debut

The light-emitting diode (LED) panels displaying a car's real-time running position on track made their Verizon IndyCar Series debut in today's practice sessions. They were an immediate hit with fans and an accepted addition with crews for the good of the sport.

The LED panels are attached to both sides of the cars' airbox, below the camera mount and roll hoop. The current running position of each car is displayed in red numbers and updated multiple times each lap as cars cross the many timing lines embedded in every series track. A running clock will time a car's pit stop in green lights on the panel and a flashing green "PP" will indicate when a driver activates the push-to-pass button on the car at road- and street-course events.

Fan reaction was typified by Lance Fulks, a Mid-Ohio race attendee for a dozen years stationed at his normal spot along the fence in the last turn of the 2.258-mile Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.


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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Practice - Quotes
Posted by: ASkyler on Friday, July 31, 2015 - 06:29 PM
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2015 Mid-Ohio: IndyCar Practice - Quotes


STEFANO COLETTI (No. 4 KV Racing Technology Chevrolet): "It's a very cool track. First time I have been to Mid-Ohio and haven't done any simulation so it's all totally new. The track was very dirty to start off with this morning and it was very complicated and hard conditions so I had to adapt a lot to the car and try to get used to the track at the same time. We are going faster and faster and getting closer and closer to the top all the time, so that's good and we will try and improve some more for tomorrow."

SAGE KARAM (No. 8 Comfort Revolution/Big Machine Records Chevrolet): "This morning we just went out and tried to get comfortable with the track really. I talked to Dixon and my teammates a lot after the first session. We didn't run an extra set of tires like the others did in the first session so we felt good about the afternoon practice. The second session was a bit of a struggle for us so we need to work hard tonight to figure out what we need to do to move up the speed charts."


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Chaves And Bha Excited To Be Back On Road Course
Posted by: newsla on Friday, July 31, 2015 - 02:07 PM
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Chaves And Bha Excited To Be Back On Road Course


For the first time since the Angie's List Grand Prix at Indianapolis, the Verizon Indycar Series will visit a permanent road course. Mid-Ohio first appeared on the Indycar schedule in 1980, and has been a fan favorite every year the series has returned there. It is also a favorite of BHA rookie driver Gabby Chaves.

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Team Reports
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: KV Racing IndyCar Race Recap (Aug 03, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: KVSH Racing IndyCar Race Recap (Aug 03, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: BHA IndyCar Race Recap (Aug 03, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar Race Recap (Aug 03, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: Andretti Autosport IndyCar Race Recap (Aug 03, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: CFH IndyCar Race Recap (Aug 03, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: Schmidt Peterson Motorsports IndyCar Race Recap (Aug 03, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: CFH Racing IndyCar Qualifying Recap (Aug 02, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: Andretti Autosport IndyCar Qualifying Recap (Aug 02, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar Qualifying Recap (Aug 02, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: KVRT And KVSH Racing IndyCar Qualifying Recap (Aug 02, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: Andretti Autosport IndyCar Practice Recap (Aug 01, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar Practice Recap (Aug 01, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: Chevrolet IndyCar Race Preview (Jul 30, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar Race Preview (Jul 29, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: CFH Racing IndyCar Race Preview (Jul 28, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: Sebastien Bourdais IndyCar Race Preview (Jul 28, 2015)
· 2015 Mid-Ohio: KV Racing IndyCar Race Preview (Jul 28, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: Rising Star Racing IndyCar Race Recap (Jul 20, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: Chevrolet IndyCar Race Recap (Jul 19, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: CFH IndyCar Race Recap (Jul 19, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: Andretti Autosport IndyCar Race Recap (Jul 19, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: KVRT/KVSH Racing IndyCar Race Recap (Jul 19, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar Race Recap (Jul 19, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: SPM IndyCar Race Recap (Jul 19, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: BHA IndyCar Race Recap (Jul 19, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: Andretti Autosport IndyCar Practice Recap (Jul 18, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar Practice Recap (Jul 18, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: Rising Star Racing IndyCar Race Preview (Jul 17, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: BHA IndyCar Race Preview (Jul 17, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: KV Racing IndyCar Race Preview (Jul 16, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: KVSH Racing IndyCar Race Preview (Jul 16, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: CFH Racing IndyCar Race Preview (Jul 15, 2015)
· 2015 Iowa: Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar Race Preview (Jul 15, 2015)
· 2015 Milwaukee: Rising Star Racing IndyCar Race Recap (Jul 14, 2015)
· 2015 Milwaukee: Gabby Chaves IndyCar Race Recap (Jul 13, 2015)
· 2015 Milwaukee: CFH IndyCar Race Recap (Jul 13, 2015)
· 2015 Milwaukee: Andretti Autosport IndyCar Race Recap (Jul 13, 2015)
· 2015 Milwaukee: Sebastien Bourdais IndyCar Race Recap (Jul 13, 2015)
· 2015 Milwaukee: Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar Race Recap (Jul 13, 2015)
· 2015 Milwaukee: Schmidt Peterson Motorsports IndyCar Race Recap (Jul 13, 2015)
· 2015 Milwaukee: Andretti Autosport IndyCar Practice Recap (Jul 12, 2015)
· 2015 Milwaukee: Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar Practice Recap (Jul 12, 2015)
· 2015 Milwaukee: KV Racing IndyCar Practice Recap (Jul 12, 2015)
· 2015 Milwaukee: Chevrolet IndyCar Race Preview (Jul 10, 2015)
· 2015 Milwaukee: Rising Star Racing IndyCar Race Preview (Jul 09, 2015)
· 2015 Milwaukee: CFH Racing IndyCar Race Preview (Jul 07, 2015)
· 2015 Fontana: Chevrolet IndyCar Race Recap (Jun 28, 2015)
· 2015 Fontana: Andretti Autosport IndyCar Race Recap (Jun 28, 2015)
· 2015 Fontana: Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar Race Recap (Jun 28, 2015)
· 2015 Fontana: CFH Racing IndyCar Race Recap (Jun 28, 2015)
· 2015 Fontana: KVSH Racing IndyCar Race Recap (Jun 28, 2015)
· 2015 Fontana: Schmidt Peterson IndyCar Race Recap (Jun 28, 2015)
· 2015 Fontana: CFH Racing IndyCar Qualifying Recap (Jun 27, 2015)
· 2015 Fontana: Andretti Autosport IndyCar Qualifying Recap (Jun 27, 2015)
· 2015 Fontana: Schmidt Peterson Motorsports IndyCar Qualifying Recap (Jun 27, 2015)
· 2015 Fontana: KVSH Racing IndyCar Qualifying Recap (Jun 27, 2015)
· 2015 Fontana: Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar Qualifying Recap (Jun 27, 2015)
· 2015 Fontana: Chevrolet IndyCar Qualifying Recap (Jun 27, 2015)
· 2015 Fontana: KVRT & KVSH Racing IndyCar Race Preview (Jun 26, 2015)
· 2015 Fontana: Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar Race Preview (Jun 24, 2015)
· 2015 Fontana: CFH Racing IndyCar Race Preview (Jun 24, 2015)
· 2015 Toronto: BHA Racing IndyCar Race Recap (Jun 16, 2015)
· 2015 Toronto: Rising Star Racing IndyCar Race Recap (Jun 16, 2015)
· 2015 Toronto: CFH Racing IndyCar Race Recap (Jun 15, 2015)
· 2015 Toronto: KVRT/KVSH Racing IndyCar Race Recap (Jun 15, 2015)
· 2015 Toronto: Andretti Autosport IndyCar Race Recap (Jun 15, 2015)
· 2015 Toronto: Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar Race Recap (Jun 15, 2015)
· 2015 Toronto: Schmidt Peterson Motorsports IndyCar Race Recap (Jun 15, 2015)
· 2015 Toronto: Schmidt Peterson Motorsports IndyCar Qualifying Recap (Jun 14, 2015)


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