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Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ 2019 IndyCar season had seen too many good runs ruined by fate and circumstances. The double-header at Detroit, with a runner-up finish from rookie Marcus Ericsson, saw the team’s potential start to be realized. David Malsher reports.
Will Power, who finished third in the second race at the Detroit GP yesterday, says that scoring his first podium since the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season-opener in St. Petersburg felt like a victory after the bizarre amount of trouble he’s encountered this year.
Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Marcus Ericsson says his runner-up finish in the second race of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix will be big news in his native country, as the first Swede on an IndyCar podium since Kenny Brack took second at Motegi in 2003.
Scott Dixon says his first victory of the season today in Detroit felt especially sweet after a self-inflicted retirement from Race 1 yesterday.
Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon went from zero to hero to win the second race in the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix double-header, while yesterday’s winner Josef Newgarden went in the opposite direction, crashing out while in the hunt for victory.
Team Penske-Chevrolet’s Josef Newgarden and Andretti Autosport-Honda’s Alexander Rossi continued their domination of IndyCar's Detroit Grand Prix, sealing the front row as they did for Race 1, but this time with Newgarden on pole.
Marco Andretti and Ryan Hunter-Reay are angry that gambling on an early switch to slicks in the first race of IndyCar's Detroit Grand Prix double-header was negated when the pits opened under yellow before the field had packed up together.
Scott Dixon says that the #9 Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda team has no other option but to just go for IndyCar race victories now that he has slipped 92 points off the championship lead in the opening race at Detroit.
Team Penske's Josef Newgarden scored victory in Race 1 of IndyCar's Chevrolet Grand Prix at Detroit, holding off Andretti Autosport-Honda’s Alexander Rossi, as Takuma Sato scooped third for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing-Honda.
Alexander Rossi produced a brilliantly acrobatic lap to nail his sixth NTT IndyCar Series pole in Detroit, beating Scott Dixon by 0.2sec in Group 2, while Josef Newgarden led the first group and will start on the outside of the front row.
With IndyCar's Detroit Grand Prix running a unique qualifying system, the ‘warm-up’ and pitstop practice took place as the final session on Friday and was topped by Ryan Hunter-Reay.
Alexander Rossi topped second practice for IndyCar’s Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix at Belle Isle, but Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud halted the session by smacking a wall.
Historical data from the various Detroit open-wheel races ahead of the seventh and eighth rounds of the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series – the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear.
This weekend’s double-header Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear on the Raceway at Belle Isle Park sees the seventh and eighth rounds NTT IndyCar Series supported by the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Trans-Am by Pirelli. Here’s what’s on, when it’s on, and how to watch it.