INDYCAR: Montoya Returns to Open Wheel Victory Lane at Pocono; Wins Fastest 500-Mile Race in Series History

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LONG POND, Pa. — official release — Chris Jones photo — Juan Pablo Montoya earned his first Indy car victory in nearly 14 years by prevailing in the Pocono INDYCAR 500 fueled by Sunoco at Pocono Raceway. The race was the fastest 500-mile Indy car race in history as Montoya’s average speed of 202.402 mph surpassed the previous 500-mile record …

INDYCAR: Ed Carpenter Tops 231; Wins Second-Straight Indianapolis 500 Pole

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SPEEDWAY, IN — story by Race Chaser open wheel correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Walter Kuhn photo — As an Indianapolis native and long-overshadowed member of the IndyCar Series, Ed Carpenter’s 2013 Indianapolis 500 pole was an emotional accomplishment, but winning the pole is now twice as nice for the owner-driver, who put the ECR Fuzzy’s Vodka #20 Chevrolet atop the scoring …