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Watkins Glen (2016)

02 Sep - 04 Sep
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Mears slams Kimball for Power clash

Rick Mears has criticized Charlie Kimball for the incident that saw the Ganassi driver turn Will Power’s Penske car into the barriers at the top of the Esses at Watkins Glen during Sunday's penultimate IndyCar round of 2016.

Kimball denies any wrongdoing in Power, Rahal incidents

Charlie Kimball has defended himself after being part of two major incidents during Sunday's IndyCar race at Watkins Glen International

Hull: Dixon saves fuel using intel, not just technique

Chip Ganassi Racing’s managing director Mike Hull says one of the keys to Scott Dixon’s ability to save fuel better than his rivals is his request for information from the start of each stint.

Power expects to be cleared for Sonoma test

Despite initially not being cleared to drive following his shunt in today’s Watkins Glen race, Will Power says he feels fine, and expects to be testing at Sonoma on Thursday in preparation for the IndyCar finale.

Watkins Glen: Top 10 quotes after race

Dixon's perfect drive nets 40th career win, fourth at Watkins Glen

Dixon hails dominant weekend, donates to Wilson Children’s Fund

Scott Dixon admits his 40th IndyCar win, earned today at Watkins Glen, was one of his best, and revealed he would donate his winnings to the Wilson’s Children Fund, set up to benefit the late Justin Wilson’s children.

Dixon dominates at the Glen, Power takes hard hit

Scott Dixon completed a clean sweep of P1s through the Watkins Glen weekend to score his 40th career victory, but the championship excitement took a major blow as Will Power was turned into a barrier after contact with Charlie Kimball.

Tire riddle continues at Watkins Glen

Firestone’s red-walled alternate tires have created a puzzling situation regarding strategy for tomorrow’s race, as the fastest drivers in qualifying proved harder primaries were more compatible with the Watkins Glen track.

Munoz: “We’re getting worse and worse”

Two-time Indy 500 runner-up Carlos Munoz brutally summed up another bad qualifying day for Andretti Autosport, as the team’s cars lined up in 15th, 16th, 18th and 19th for tomorrow’s race at Watkins Glen.

Watkins Glen: Top 10 quotes after qualifying

Scott Dixon, won the pole for Sunday’s Grand Prix of the Glen with a track record lap of one minute, 22.5259 seconds/147.008 MPH.

Dixon takes pole after acrimonious session

Scott Dixon grabbed a predictable pole but in an unpredictable way, as he set his fastest time – and a new track record – on the harder compound black tires. Behind him however, there were several incidents that caused penalties.

Hinchcliffe says "IndyCar can't read their own rulebook"

James Hinchcliffe was livid after he was penalized for interfering with the lap of Will Power.

Watkins Glen: Top 10 quotes after Friday practice

"What they're saying" from practice at INDYCAR grand prix at The Glen

Firestone unsure how softer tires will respond to Watkins Glen pace

Firestone’s chief engineer and manager of race tire development, Dale Harrigle, says IndyCar qualifying will provide the first accurate reading of how the company’s softer compound tires will behave in Sunday’s race.

Castroneves, Dixon say Watkins Glen can produce a good race

Scott Dixon and Helio Castroneves believe the high-speed nature of Watkins Glen and differing drag/downforce levels, can still produce a good race on Sunday despite less chance for outbraking maneuvers.

Dixon domination continues, but bizarre end to session

Scott Dixon’s final flying lap of Watkins Glen today broke the 146mph barrier and left his rivals gasping or suffering incidents in vain pursuit.

Despite Chevrolet's edge at WGI, Rahal still believes he can challenge

Graham Rahal comes to Watkins Glen International fresh off a stunning victory at Texas Motor Speedway as he hopes to go back-to-back.

Dixon tops first practice at Watkins Glen, Daly crashes

Three-time Watkins Glen winner Scott Dixon drove to the top of the times in the first session for this weekend’s penultimate round of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season.

Power fastest at Watkins Glen, worries about passing

Will Power led the times in Thursday’s test at Watkins Glen International, and though stunned at the grip levels, admitted he’s worried about the prospective quality of the racing.

IndyCar Grand Prix of Boston cancelled

Plans for the inaugural Grand Prix of Boston have been trashed.

Pagenaud looks forward to Grand Prix of Boston

Team Penske's Simon Pagenaud is impressed with the track layout for the upcoming Grand Prix of Boston.