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Carpenter says he always wanted to hire Pigot

Ed Carpenter says he’s impressed with how Indy Lights champion Spencer Pigot performed in his first weekend with the team, and that it was always his ambition to find him a ride.

Alexander Rossi moves up to P5 in 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship

As the 2016 Championship season reaches its mid-way mark, Alexander now sits on a points tally of 242 overall.

Ganassi team burned by collisions and strategy

While in the first race of the Detroit weekend it was Team Penske left wondering what might have been, today’s second race went against Chip Ganassi Racing in a big way.

Hunter-Reay: “I was getting every last bit out of the car”

2012 IndyCar champion Ryan Hunter-Reay says he never gave up trying to beat the Penskes in the second Detroit race, but in the end he was satisfied to not have misfortune fall his way.  

Power and Pagenaud have no issues over crucial pass

Neither winner Will Power nor runner-up Simon Pagenaud felt the lap 53 pass for the win was a risky one, following their late-race battle in the second Detroit race.

Power wins in Detroit for Penske, Chevy… and himself

Will Power ended a 13-month victory drought with a composed drive from eighth on the grid to victory lane in Detroit’s second race, leading championship leader Simon Pagenaud in a Penske-Chevrolet 1-2.

Pagenaud on pole for Detroit’s race 2, Power is penalized

Will Power set a new track record in qualifying for the second race of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit but had his two fastest times deleted for ‘qualifying interference’, handing pole to Simon Pagenaud.

"What They're Saying" from Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit

Top 10 quotes from Saturday Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit

Penske drivers rue missed chances

Team Penske-Chevrolet’s four drivers were left licking their wounds after strategic misfortune, a mechanical problem and a pitlane blunder ruined their chance to win in Roger Penske’s home race.

Daly says second place “feels like a win”

Conor Daly, who scored the first podium of his career in only his 12th start, says that today’s result helped make up for disappointment last week in the Indy 500.

“I thought the strategy was a mess!” says winner Bourdais

KVSH Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais has admitted he was confused by the team’s strategy on the way to victory in the first race in the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit.

Bourdais holds off Daly to win in Detroit

Sebastien Bourdais put KVSH Racing-Chevrolet front and center in Detroit for a second straight year, as the perfect strategy and some perfect driving put the #11 in charge.

"What They're Saying" from Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix Dual 1 Qualifying

Top 10 quotes from qualifying Friday for the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit #1 Verizon IndyCar Series

Angry Hunter-Reay explains Andretti misfortunes

2012 IndyCar champion Ryan Hunter-Reay was left steaming after Sebastien Bourdais backed up two of the Andretti Autosport cars in qualifying while trying to make himself a gap.

Pagenaud leads Penske 1-2-3 for Detroit race 1

Simon Pagenaud scored his third pole position of the season as he and Team Penske-Chevrolet teammates Helio Castroneves and Juan Pablo Montoya will line up second and third.

Power dominates first practice at Detroit

2014 IndyCar champion Will Power was over half a second quicker than his rivals to top the opening session for this weekend’s Chevrolet Dual in Detroit.

What Honda still has to prove in IndyCar

With victory in the Indianapolis 500 achieved, it’s now time for Honda Performance Development's latest-spec engine to prove its mettle across all types of racetrack in the Verizon IndyCar Series, says David Malsher.

Chaves at Coyne for Detroit, hopeful for Texas

Gabby Chaves, who replaced Luca Filippi at Dale Coyne Racing-Honda just before the Grand Prix of Indy, will remain in the #19 car for this weekend's double-header at Detroit but has hopes beyond that.