INDYCAR: Power Looking Ahead, Not Back; Focused on Fontana Finale

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INDIANAPOLIS — official release — Tom Parker photo — Will Power won’t lose any sleep over what could have been at Sonoma Raceway. If anything, three consecutive unfulfilled title years has taught Power that such mental anguish is wasteful if not debilitating. So the 33-year-old Austrailian will take the 10th-place finish in the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, and a 51-point championship …

INDYCAR: Power Proves Mastery of Sonoma; Claims Verizon P1 Award for GoPro Grand Prix

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SONOMA, Calif. — official release — Chris Jones photo — Verizon IndyCar Series championship points leader Will Power claimed his second consecutive Verizon P1 Award, and fourth of the season, with a lap of 1 minute, 17.4126 seconds in Firestone Fast Six qualifications for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma. Power, driving the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car, reset …

INDYCAR: “Power”ful; Will Power Dominates Milwaukee and Takes Commanding Points Lead

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WEST ALLIS, Wis. — official release — Shawn Gritzmacher photo — Will Power led 229 laps to dominate the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest and take command of the Verizon IndyCar Series championship standings with two races left. “I love winning on ovals!” Power exclaimed over the radio as he took the checkered flag Sunday. Power, the pole sitter …

INDYCAR: Will Power Scores 35th Career Verizon P1 Award; 3rd of Season at Milwaukee

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WEST ALLIS, Wis. — official release — Al Steinberg photo — Verizon IndyCar Series championship leader Will Power earned the Verizon P1 Award for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest. Power, driving the Chevrolet-powered No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car, recorded a two-lap average speed of 169.262 mph on the Milwaukee Mile for his third pole of 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: Power Bags Opening Race of Dual in Detroit

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DETROIT — official release — Al Steinberg photo — Will Power overtook race leader Ryan Briscoe on a Lap 60 restart and then held off Graham Rahal over a 10-lap sprint to win Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans Dual 1. “(Rahal) was really pushing me at the end and it was a great victory for Roger, …

INDYCAR: Power Nets Pole at Barber

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Saturday, April 26, 2014 — official release — Al Steinberg photo — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Will Power has quite a successful record with two wins in the past four Verizon IndyCar Series races at Barber Motorsports Park. The Team Penske driver has another shot toward stretching his championship lead in the April 27Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Power posted a quick lap …

INDYCAR: Power Not Focused on Points at Barber

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April 25, 2014 — official release — Shawn Gritzmacher photo — BIRMINGHAM, AL — Will Power is not thinking about the Verizon IndyCar Series championship after two rounds, but everyone else – including any competitor who holds title aspirations — already is. Chiefly, it’s how to score consistently high results in what has started as a rough and tumble season to …

RADIO/PODCAST: NASCAR and AMA News and Notes Headline Latest Episode of Motorsports Madness

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April 1, 2014 — RaceChaser Online/Speed77 Radio audio — CHARLOTTE, NC — On last night’s new episode of Motorsports Madness, the crew reconvened to break down all the latest goings-on from around the world of motorsports at the 77 Roundtable on Speed77 Radio powered by Race Chaser Online. Co-hosts Jacob Seelman, Kyle Souza and Tom Baker broke down all the insanity from NASCAR’s weekend …

INDYCAR: Power Matches Johncock; Surges into History Books with St. Pete Win

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April 1, 2014 — official release — IndyCar photo — INDIANAPOLIS — Will Power and Gordon Johncock now have something more in common than 20-plus Indy car victories. On March 30, Power matched Johncock (1977-78) as the only drivers in the modern era (since 1946) to win the final two races of one season and the opener of the next. Power backed …

Martinsville Doubleheader, Golden Stewart and Dampened Weekend Highlight Motorsports Madness Tonight at 7 PM Eastern

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March 31, 2014  — CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Robert Laberge/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — Full analysis of the dramatic and action-packed doubleheader from Martinsville Speedway on Sunday as well as talk about James Stewart’s monumental 50th Supercross victory headline an all-new edition of Motorsports Madness tonight at 7 PM Eastern on Speed77 Radio powered by Race Chaser Online. Join Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser …

INDYCAR: A Will as Strong as Steel; Power Dominates in St. Petersburg

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March 30, 2014 — report by Race Chaser open wheel correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Chris Jones photo — ST. PETERSBURG, FL — For the first time in four years, Will Power failed to set the fastest time in qualifying for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, but on race day, there was no one in the IndyCar Series capable of …