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Phoenix (2017)

United States ISM Raceway
27 Apr - 29 Apr
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Hildebrand thrilled with first top-three finish for six years

Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet’s JR Hildebrand says he’s looking forward to “being able to make good” on his Phoenix performance that saw him start and finish third, and prove one of very few drivers to make successful passing maneuvers.

Andretti quartet floored by second disastrous weekend

Marco Andretti, Alexander Rossi, Takuma Sato and Ryan Hunter-Reay all made contact with the wall at Phoenix, marking the second time in three races in which all four Andretti Autosport cars have failed to make the finish.

Pagenaud declares Phoenix victory his “best win”

Simon Pagenaud says his first oval triumph has shot to the top of his list of 10 victories in IndyCar competition.

Phoenix IndyCar: Top 10 quotes after race

Simon Pagenaud picked one of the IndyCar Series tracks richest in open-wheel history to earn his first oval victory

Phoenix IndyCar: Pagenaud grabs his first oval win

A slightly bizarre yellow flag and pitstop situation gifted Simon Pagenaud the lead in the Phoenix Grand Prix, but he drove flawlessly thereafter to grab his first IndyCar victory on an oval.

Phoenix aero changes brought Honda closer to Chevy, says Cindric

Team Penske president Tim Cindric says that the Verizon IndyCar Series' aerodynamic regulation change since the preseason Phoenix test has benefited Honda teams more than Chevrolet.

Strange practice conditions hurt Andretti drivers in Phoenix

The windy and sand-blasted conditions in practice for tonight’s Phoenix Grand Prix left the Andretti Autosport-Honda quartet underprepared for qualifying, and Marco Andretti will lead the AA charge from P9.

Carpenter suffers in day of contrasts for ECR at Phoenix

JR Hildebrand made a strong comeback at Phoenix after a one-race layoff for a broken hand and will start third at Phoenix, but his team-owner and teammate for ovals, Ed Carpenter, suffered a fuel leak in practice and qualified last.

Phoenix IndyCar: Top 10 quotes after qualifying

Castroneves keeps Phoenix speed king crown with record qualifying run

Phoenix IndyCar: Newgarden tops windy first practice

Josef Newgarden led a Chevrolet 1-2-3-4-5 as strong winds turned Phoenix International Raceway into a dustbowl by the end of the two-hour first practice session.

Increased downforce at Phoenix to improve racing, says Pappas

IndyCar has increased the amount of downforce on the cars this weekend at Phoenix International Raceway, in response to driver feedback following preseason testing, says Bill Pappas, series VP of competition and race engineering.

Hildebrand returns for Phoenix this weekend

JR Hildebrand has been given the all-clear to return to IndyCar competition following the hand fracture that sidelined him for last weekend’s race at Barber Motorsports Park.

IndyCar race at Phoenix will be “good but difficult,” says Hildebrand

Ed Carpenter Racing’s JR Hildebrand believes that IndyCar’s Phoenix Grand Prix on April 29 should feature plenty of action due to the teams experimenting with different setups. 

No aero changes for IndyCar at Phoenix

Bill Pappas says the aerokit freeze for 2017 means that IndyCar’s tech department has no plans to alter the downforce levels at or following this week’s open test at Phoenix International Raceway.