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Sonoma (2017)

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Zach Claman DeMelo on his IndyCar Series debut

Nineteen-year-old Zach Claman DeMelo from Montréal, Canada made his Verizon IndyCar Series debut at the final event of the 2017 season at Sonoma Raceway last weekend.

Pagenaud says winning Sonoma strategy planned by text

Simon Pagenaud says his surprise four-stop strategy that won the 2017 IndyCar finale at Sonoma was planned with his engineer over text the night before.

Newgarden "steaming" to miss Sonoma win despite title

Newly-crowned IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden says he was “steaming” at missing out on victory in the Sonoma finale, despite winning the title.

Sonoma IndyCar: Top 10 quotes after race

Perfect Penske day ends with Pagenaud race win, Newgarden championship

Sonoma IndyCar: Pagenaud wins race, Newgarden is champion

A bold tire strategy and a charging drive took Simon Pagenaud from third on the grid to win at Sonoma, but Penske teammate Josef Newgarden claimed the big prize and is the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series champion.

Sonoma IndyCar: Rahal heads warm-up, Dixon leads title contenders

Graham Rahal put the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing-Honda on top by 0.7sec in raceday warm-up, helped by running softer compound tires, but all eyes were on the main championship protagonists.

Dixon: “We know the deficits we have, but we can overcome those”

Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon is confident that he can fight for his fifth Verizon IndyCar Series title tomorrow, despite being outpaced by his title rivals in qualifying at Sonoma Raceway.

Sonoma IndyCar: Pagenaud top, Dixon looking stronger

Simon Pagenaud put his Penske-Chevrolet at the top of the times in third practice for this weekend’s season finale, but championship hopeful Scott Dixon appeared to make a major leap forward, beating the remainder of the Penske armada.

Sonoma IndyCar: Newgarden stays top in FP2 qualifying sim

Josef Newgarden is looking strong for tomorrow’s qualifying session after topping the speed charts when all cars tried the softer-compound Firestones in this afternoon’s qualifying session.

Sonoma IndyCar: Newgarden on top in opening practice

Championship leader Josef Newgarden threw down the gauntlet to his Team Penske-Chevrolet teammates and title rivals by topping opening practice for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series finale.

Claman De Melo confirmed at RLLR for Sonoma

Canada’s Zachary Claman De Melo, who finished fifth in this year’s Indy Lights championship, will make his IndyCar debut for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing-Honda in next week’s season finale at Sonoma Raceway.

Pagenaud: “We have nothing to lose” in Sonoma

Defending Verizon IndyCar Series champion Simon Pagenaud says that the simple aim of trying to dominate the Sonoma weekend as he did last year has taken the pressure off him.