Grand Prix of Indianapolis Race 1 (2020)
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Ed Carpenter Racing’s rookie Rinus VeeKay says that he spent the month-long gap between the first and second rounds of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series poring over data which ultimately helped him finish fifth in his first road course race at this level.
The 2020 NTT IndyCar Series’ second round, the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis on the IMS road course, generated several talking points. David Malsher-Lopez discusses the five principal topics.
Team Penske-Chevrolet driver Simon Pagenaud says that rising from 20th on the grid to finish third in IndyCar’s GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis was a result of a setup breakthrough, strong strategy, Chevrolet power – and going into attack mode.
Rahal Letterman Lanigan-Honda driver Graham Rahal is taking a “that’s life” attitude regarding his two-stop pit strategy that appeared to give him a chance to win today’s Grand Prix of Indianapolis, but was ruined by a full-course caution.
GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis winner Scott Dixon says the timing of the race’s only full-course caution meshed ideally with Chip Ganassi Racing’s “aggressive” race strategy.
Chip Ganassi Racing and Scott Dixon turned a poor-handling car around mid-race to take advantage of a caution period and take a dominant Grand Prix of Indianapolis victory over Graham Rahal and Simon Pagenaud.
Scott Dixon won the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis on Saturday, the second round of the NTT IndyCar Series, run on the IMS road course.
Saturday July 4 sees the NTT IndyCar Series racing for only the second time this year following the break due to Covid-19 and then a one month gap since the season-opener. Here’s how to watch the action in the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis from Indy’s road course.
Friday's Firestone Fast Six qualifying for the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis headlined a familiar name, but there was an equally engaging sub-plot involving some far less experienced drivers.
Team Penske-Chevrolet ace Will Power scored the 58th pole position of his career with a last-gasp effort to displace the very impressive Jack Harvey in the Meyer Shank Racing-Honda.
Will Power topped the 90-minute opening practice session for the second round of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season, the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis, his Team Penske-Chevrolet edging Santino Ferrucci of Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan-Honda and Marcus Ericsson’s Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda.
All you need to know ahead of the second round of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series – the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Spencer Pigot believes that with the Grand Prix of Indianapolis being the first road course race of the NTT IndyCar Series season, he can show well this weekend despite the need to re-adapt to a new team and acclimate himself with the aeroscreen.
Both Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud and Ed Carpenter Racing’s Conor Daly say they regard this weekend’s double-header of NASCAR and IndyCar action at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as “huge” and something they’d like to see occur more often.
Sage Karam will race next week’s GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis driving the #24 Dreyer & Reinbold Racing-Chevrolet.
Team Penske has announced that Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin will make his NTT IndyCar Series debut the GMR Grand Prix on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, and will test at Circuit of The Americas next Monday.