Alexander Rossi snatches pole for the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

The 23-car grid for the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach was set after Saturday afternoon’s qualifying session. Group qualifying would whittle the field down from 23 drivers to 12. Session 2 would see the top 6 drivers advance to the Firestone Fast Six and once the checkered flag flew on the final qualifying session, 2018 Long Beach winner Alexander Rossi emerged as the pole sitter for tomorrow’s race. Continue reading Alexander Rossi snatches pole for the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

Rossi and Rahal lead the way after third Long Beach practice

Practice three from the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach saw some new faces at the top of the timesheets. All weekend long, Andretti Autosports’ Ryan Hunter-Reay and Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon have been trading P1 and P2 during practice. However this morning’s session featured last year’s Long Beach winner Alexander Rossi at the top. Continue reading Rossi and Rahal lead the way after third Long Beach practice

Scott Dixon Races to 5th Championship as Ryan Hunter-Reay Wins in Sonoma

Grand Prix of Sonoma Results SONOMA, Calif. – The Verizon IndyCar Series season finale wrapped up in Sonoma with Scott Dixon carrying a 29 point lead over Alexander Rossi. Ryan Hunter-Reay, Rossi‚Äôs teammate, would start from pole with Dixon lining up alongside him. Row 2 saw Josef Newgarden starting alongside Marco Andretti while rookie Patricio … Continue reading Scott Dixon Races to 5th Championship as Ryan Hunter-Reay Wins in Sonoma

Ryan Hunter-Reay Snatches Pole as Rossi Turns to Alternate Strategy

SONOMA, Calif. – As track temperatures continued to rise steadily into the Sonoma afternoon, qualifying for the Verizon IndyCar Series finale went green. Just 29 points separate championship leader Scott Dixon and Alexander Rossi, and both contenders would be in different groups to begin qualifying, with Rossi taking to the 2.385-mile track first in Group … Continue reading Ryan Hunter-Reay Snatches Pole as Rossi Turns to Alternate Strategy

All Four Championship Contenders in Top 5 of Practice 3 from Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. – Practice 3 kicked off go-fast day for the Verizon IndyCar Series from Sonoma Raceway. Scott Dixon and Alexander Rossi found themselves separated by roughly a tenth and a half on the timesheets, setting up what is becoming an increasingly important qualifying session later this afternoon. All four championship contenders finished the session … Continue reading All Four Championship Contenders in Top 5 of Practice 3 from Sonoma