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IndyCar will return to Texas Motor Speedway through at least 2022, with next year’s race being held on Saturday, June 8, again with DXC Technology as title sponsor.
Eddie Gossage, president of Texas Motor Speedway, says he believes he and IndyCar can find “common ground” in order to renew their contract which ends this season.
Team Penske-Chevrolet’s reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden has criticized series Race Control for the imposition and nature of the penalty that saw him finish the Texas race four laps down.
Scott Dixon described his third Texas Motor Speedway victory as an “all around great team effort” after leading the last 119 laps of the race, pointing out that kind of domination is rare in the IndyCar Series’ current era.
Scott Dixon took his 43rd IndyCar career victory to move past Michael Andretti in the all-time winner list at Texas Motor Speedway, and moving into the points lead as Will Power was eliminated in a collision.
Tony Kanaan has predicted a dull race at Texas Motor Speedway this evening, but former teammate Scott Dixon says that IndyCar has put driver skill back in the equation and approves the efforts to avoid a pack race.
Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda’s Scott Dixon, who will start the DXC Technologies 600 from seventh on the grid, ended final practice at the top of the times, with Tony Kanaan slotting his AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet in second.
Josef Newgarden, who today earned his second pole of the season at Texas Motor Speedway, says this year’s spec aerokit gives drivers far more warning when reaching the limit of tire adhesion.
Josef Newgarden scored his second pole position of the IndyCar season and led a Penske 1-2-3 at Texas Motor Speedway, after teammate Will Power hit the ‘hard’ rev limiter on his qualifying run.
In his first encounter with Texas Motor Speedway, Robert Wickens put Schmidt Peterson Motorsports-Honda on top in first practice, precisely equaling the speed Tony Kanaan set just a little earlier in the session for AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet.