MRTI: Telitz Sweeps the Weekend in Toronto; Ties O’Ward for Pro Mazda Points Lead

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For the second day in a row and the fourth successive race, Aaron Telitz turned in a perfect display to claim victory at Exhibition Place on Sunday and tie Team Pelfrey teammate Pato O’Ward, who finished second, for the Pro Mazda Championship lead.

INDYCAR: Toronto Makes Two; Newgarden Leads CFH Racing 1-2 Finish in Canada

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TORONTO — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — American Josef Newgarden led Luca Filippi across the start-finish line by 1.4485 seconds to give CFH Racing a 1-2 finish in the Honda Indy Toronto. It was the second victory this season and the second of Newgarden’s four-year Verizon IndyCar Series career. “I’m so happy we were able to get a …

INDYCAR: Two Straight, Five on the Season; Will Power Earns Verizon P1 Award at Toronto

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TORONTO — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power earned his second consecutive Verizon P1 Award and fifth of the season by recording the quickest lap of the Firestone Fast Six during qualifications for the Honda Indy Toronto. Power crossed the start-finish line to complete the lap of 59.4280 seconds on the …

Open Wheelin’ Blog: Joel Calls Out IndyCar Complaints; Tackles Toronto Hot Buttons

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GAINESVILLE, FL – Blog By RaceChaser Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli – Photo Courtesy IndyCar Media – Welcome to the Verizon IndyCar Series, home of the most exciting racing in the world and the only series where fans, drivers, and owners will complain about close competition and a green flag finish. Driving an open wheel car at speeds in excess …

INDYCAR: Post-Event Penalties from Honda Indy Toronto #2inTO Announced

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INDIANAPOLIS – official release — IndyCar photo — IndyCar announced Thursday post-event infractions from the Honda Indy Toronto 2 in T.O., which was held July 20 at Exhibition Place in Toronto. – IndyCar officials have fined Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing $5,000 for a technical violation on its No. 16 Verizon IndyCar Series entry driven by Luca Filippi. The entrant was …

INDYCAR: Conway Gambles and Wins Big; Scores Second Win of Season on Rainy Afternoon in Toronto

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TORONTO — official release — Chris Jones photo — Mike Conway earned his second Verizon IndyCar Series victory of the season by holding off Tony Kanaan over a three-lap sprint to the finish in the second race of the Honda Indy Toronto doubleheader. Conway, driving the No. 20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka car for Ed Carpenter Racing, won by 3.5418 seconds …

STADIUM TRUCKS: Sheldon Creed Completes Toronto Weekend Sweep

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TORONTO – official release — Formula Off-Road photo — Sheldon Creed completed a weekend sweep in the SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS race in Toronto Sunday by edging Robby Gordon for the second day in a row. Unlike Saturday’s slippery track, warm and dry conditions produced a thrilling battle between Creed and Gordon. The two drivers battled relentlessly …

USF2000: Teammates Eidson & Latorre Sweep USF2000 Weekend for Cape Motorsports in Toronto

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TORONTO – official release — USF2000 photo — Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing enjoyed a banner day on the streets of Toronto Sunday as teenaged teammates Jake Eidson and Florian Latorre each earned their first Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda victories during the Allied Building Products Grand Prix of Toronto. Both drivers also scooped a second-place finish which, …

INDYCAR: Bourdais Ends Seven Year Winless Drought; Claims Race 1 of Honda Indy Toronto

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TORONTO — official release — Al Steinberg photo — It’s been a long and winding road between victories for Sebastien Bourdais. Bourdais, driving the No. 11 Hydroxycut KVSH Racing Chevrolet, claimed his 32nd career Indy car win in Race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto by 3.3408 seconds over Verizon IndyCar Series championship front-runner Helio Castroneves. Bourdais broke a tie …

INDY LIGHTS: Alex Baron Banks First Career Indy Lights Pole in Toronto

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TORONTO – official release — Indy Lights photo — Rookie Alex Baron missed the most recent Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires race on the high-speed Pocono Raceway oval, but bounced back in style Saturday on the streets around Exhibition Place to claim the pole position for tomorrow’s Grand Prix of Toronto. The 19-year-old from Narbonne, France, who carries dual …