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Will Power Wins Race, Dixon Claims Title at Auto Club Speedway

Scott Dixon of New Zealand and driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Dallara Honda, celebrates winning the IZOD IndyCar Series Championship during the IndyCar Series MAVTV 500 World Championship at Auto Club Speedway on October 19, 2013 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images FONTANA, Calif. (Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013) -- For the eighth consecutive year, the IZOD IndyCar Series champion was determined in the final race -- 500 high-speed, high-drama miles played out over 3 hours under the lights at Auto Club Speedway. Scott Dixon, who entered the 19th race of the season with a 25-point advantage over title rival Helio Castroneves, secured his third series championship in the past decade in his 220th Indy car start. Dixon finished fifth in the MAVTV 500, while Castroneves placed sixth in the high attrition race. The final margin was 27 points. "It was a crazy day," said Dixon, who posted his field-high 10th top five of the season. "Just huge credit to Team Target. They played everything ... FULL STORY »

2013 IZOD IndyCar Series MAVTV 500 Race Results

MAVTV 500 Logo 2013 INDYCAR, IZOD IndyCar Series (IICS) Auto Club Speedway Fontana, CA MAVTV 500 FONTANA, Calif. - Results Saturday of the MAVTV 500 IZOD INDYCAR Series event on the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway, with order of finish, starting position in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, laps ... FULL STORY »

Power Leads Team Penske Front-Row Sweep at Fontana

Will Power wins the Verizon P1 Award for winning the pole for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway -- Photo Credit: Chris Jones for INDYCAR FONTANA, Calif. (Friday, Oct. 18, 2013) - Team Penske swept the front row in qualifications for the IZOD IndyCar Series championship-deciding MAVTV 500 on Oct. 19 at Auto Club Speedway. Will Power recorded a two-lap average of 220.775 mph (session-high 221.057 ... FULL STORY »

2013 IZOD IndyCar Series MAVTV 500 Qualifying Results

MAVTV 500 Logo 2013 INDYCAR, IZOD IndyCar Series (IICS) Auto Club Speedway Fontana, CA MAVTV 500 FONTANA, Calif. - Qualifying Friday for the MAVTV 500 IZOD IndyCar Series  event on the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway, with qualifying position, car number in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, and two-lap ... FULL STORY »

2013 Firestone Indy Lights Lefty’s Kids Club 100 Qualifying Results

Firestone Indy Lights 2013 INDYCAR, Firestone Indy Lights Auto Club Speedway Fontana, CA Lefty's Kids Club 100 FONTANA, Calif. - Qualifying Friday for the Lefty's Kids Club 100 Firestone Indy Lights event on the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway, with qualifying position, car number in ... FULL STORY »

Chevrolet Continues “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” This Weekend at Talladega and Auto Club Speedway

Team Chevy Logo Chevrolet Will Contribute $200 to American Cancer Society for Each Lap Specially Themed Pace Cars Lead Field Under Caution  DETROIT – Chevrolet – which has raised over $2.2 million since 2011 for the American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” initiative ... FULL STORY »

Veach Excited for Return to Auto Club Speedway in Rookie Indy Lights Season Finale

Zach Veach in the No 12 Replay XD Indy Lights car Veach with Replay XD for Firestone Indy Lights FONTANA, CA (15 OCTOBER 2013)-This Saturday, the 2013 Firestone Indy Lights season will come to a close on the 2-mile, banked oval of Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. The race will also ... FULL STORY »



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Charlie Kimball 2013 IICS MAVTV 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.17.13
Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing MAVTV 500 Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: MAVTV 500, October 19 Driver: Charlie Kimball @racewithinsulin Car: No. 83 NovoLog FlexPen Honda Track: Auto Club Speedway (2-mile oval) TV: Saturday, 8:00 PM ET on NBC Sports Network Social: @CGRTeams #TeamGanassi Location: Fontana, Calif. BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT 50th Start:  Saturday’s race on the 2-mile oval at Auto ...FULL STORY »
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Scott Dixon & Alex Tagliani 2013 IICS MAVTV 500 Race Previews
Posted 10.17.13
Target Chip Ganassi Racing MAVTV 500 Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: MAVTV 500 October 19 Driver: @scottdixon9 @tagliani Car: No. 9 Target and No. 10 Target Hondas Track: Auto Club Speedway (2-mile superspeedway) TV: Saturday, 8:00 PM ET on NBC Sports Network Social: @TCGRTeams #TeamTarget Location: Fontana, Calif. BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT Down to the Wire:  This is the ...FULL STORY »
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Firestone Racing 2013 IICS MAVTV 500 Firehawk Tires Fast Facts
Posted 10.17.13
FIRESTONE FIREHAWK FAST FACTS IZOD IndyCar Series 2013 Season Finale MAVTV 500 INDYCAR World Championships Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, Calif. October 18-19, 2013 RACE DISTANCE · 500 miles/804.672 kilometers · 250 laps on the 2.0-mile/3.219-km superspeedway RACE BROADCAST · Live at 8 p.m. ET Saturday, October 19 on NBC Sports Network, IMS Radio Network, Sirius/XM ...FULL STORY »
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Championship Battles in the Forefront as Chevrolet IndyCar V6 Heads to Auto Club Speedway for Season Finale
Posted 10.16.13
DETROIT (October 16, 2013)  - A championship battle is on the horizon for the Chevrolet teams and drivers in the IZOD IndyCar Series as they head for the season finale at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. After 18 weeks of racing on road and street courses the season ends at ...FULL STORY »
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INDYCAR News and Notes – Oct. 16, 2013
Posted 10.16.13
Today's IZOD IndyCar Series, Firestone Indy Lights and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: 1. IZOD IndyCar Series Team Fresh Engine Status Update 2. Plenty at stake for teams in MAVTV 500 3. ABC Supply Co. to sponsor Milwaukee IndyFest  1. IZOD IndyCar Series Team Fresh Engine Status Update: INDYCAR provided an update today regarding the ...FULL STORY »
2013 IICS Driver Josef Newgarden in the No. 67 SFHR/Dallara/Honda/Firestone Pitting
SFHR Set for Fontana Finale
Posted 10.16.13
INDIANAPOLIS (Oct 16, 2013) - Southern California is Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing's (SFHR) final 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series destination, as the team heads to Auto Club Speedway for the season finale on Saturday, Oct. 19. Josef Newgarden tested at the 2-mile oval on Sept. 24, and is looking forward to jumping back into the No. 67 SFHR ...FULL STORY »
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Andretti Autosport 2013 FIL Lefty’s Kids Club 100 Race Preview
Posted 10.16.13
Andretti Autosport, Firestone Indy Lights Race Preview: Lefty's Kids Club 100 Carlos Muñoz, No. 26 Dialy-Ser The 21-year-old Colombian heads to Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. for the final race in the Firestone Indy Lights series in 2013; Munoz has garnered five poles and three race wins in 11 starts this ...FULL STORY »
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SPM Cruises to SoCal for Season Finale
Posted 10.16.13
INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 16, 2013) - Simon Pagenaud's preferred mode of transportation in Southern California is on a beach cruiser along the boardwalk, but for the MAVTV American Real 500 at Auto Club Speedway he will have to speed things up a bit with his V-6, turbocharged 700 horsepower IndyCar. Pagenaud and ...FULL STORY »
2013 IICS Driver Takuma Sato in the No. 14 ABC Supply/AJ Foyt Racing Dallara Firestone Honda - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Takuma Sato 2013 IICS MAVTV 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.16.13
NOTES & QUOTES: MAVTV 500 Takuma Sato: No. 14 ABC Supply Honda  Takuma Sato On: ·         Auto Club Speedway: “I think Fontana is a great oval track. Certainly it's bumpy and challenging but it gives us multiple race lines and you can go low or high depending on your balance and condition. That is actually ...FULL STORY »


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