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Newgarden Takes Alabama INDYcar Win

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Newgarden Drives To Second Barber Win, First Victory With Team Penske Story By: MITCH ROBINSON / INDYcar Seies  MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS JONES / INDYcar SERIES PHOTO STAFF BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – April 24, 2017- It did not take long for Team Penske’s newest acquisition to get comfortable. In just his third Verizon IndyCar Series race for the storied organization, Josef Newgarden claimed victory in the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by America’s First. The win is the fourth of Newgarden’s career and his second at the 17-turn, 2.3-mile Barber Motorsports Park road course, where he scored his maiden…

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Will Power Leads Barber Penske Qualifying Sweep

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Will Power Led a Team Penske Sweep of The Top-Three Positions During Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying Saturday at Barber Motorsports Park Story By: MITCH ROBINSON / INDYcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: BRET KELLY / INDYcar SERIES PHOTO LEEDS, Ala. – April 23, 2017- After getting off to a bit of a slow start this year, Team Penske got back on track by sweeping the top-three spots in Verizon IndyCar Series qualifying on Saturday at Barber Motorsports Park. Will Power scored his second Verizon P1 Award of the season and the 46th pole of his IndyCar career, which ranks fifth all-time.…

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Clanton Prepares For Lernerville Speedway’s Ninth Annual Firecracker 100 Presented By June 25-27

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SARVER, Pa. - June 22, 2015 - With a career-high five World of Outlaws Late Model Series victories already to his credit and a commanding lead in the national tour's points chase, Shane Clanton is well on his way to making the 2015 season the best of his career. But the Zebulon, Ga., driver would like to add even more luster to his stellar year with a crown jewel victory in this weekend's ninth annual Firecracker 100 presented by at Lernerville Speedway. Clanton, whose career highlights include a Firecracker 100 victory in 2010, will be among a star-studded field…

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Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Fast Facts

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Track: Barber Motorsports Park, a 2.3-mile, 17-turn road course (clockwise) Race distance: 90 laps / 207 miles Entry List:  Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (PDF) Push-to-pass parameters: 10 activations for 20 seconds each Firestone tire allotment: Five sets primary, three sets alternate Twitter: @BarberMotorPark @IndyCar, #HIGPA, #IndyCar Event website: INDYCAR website: 2014 race winner: Ryan Hunter-Reay 2014 Verizon P1 Award winner: Will Power, 1:08.3120, 121.209 mph Qualifying lap record: Scott Dixon, 1:06.7750, 123.999 mph, April 2013 NBCSN race broadcast: Sunday, April 26 (3 p.m. ET) NBCSN qualifying broadcast: Sunday, April 26, (2 a.m. ET, tape delay) Leigh…

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Aero Kit Testing Underway at Barber Motorsports Park

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The initial pre-season test for all 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series participants brought new excitement with the introduction of the Chevrolet and Honda bodywork aero kits. Twenty-three drivers eagerly tested March 16 on the 2.38-mile, 17-turn Barber Motorsports Park road course. "It's really a new era," Team Penske's Simon Pagenaud said before the first session. The two-day test is designed to prepare teams and drivers for the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on March 29 (3 p.m. ET, ABC), which will mark the competition debut of the road/street course and short oval aero components. While development…

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