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Watkins Glen (2017)

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Dixon will treat Sonoma “like any other race” in bid for fifth title

Four-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon has vowed to prepare for this year’s season finale as he would any race, after slashing Josef Newgarden’s championship lead from 31 to three points in the Grand Prix at the Glen.

Rossi: Alternative tire strategy was “confidence building”

Watkins Glen IndyCar winner Alexander Rossi said that discovering his pace on hard-compound black Firestones was sufficient to compete with Helio Castroneves on softer red tires was when he knew he had a race-winning car.

Newgarden rues error but stays confident

Josef Newgarden fully admitted his pitlane error in today’s IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen but expressed 100 percent confidence in his team to provide a title-winning car at Sonoma’s season finale.

Watkins Glen IndyCar: Top 10 quotes after race

Alexander Rossi led a 1-2-3 Honda sweep of the podium Sunday at the INDYCAR Grand Prix of the Glen

Watkins Glen IndyCar: Rossi wins, Newgarden shunts, Dixon closes

Polesitter Alexander Rossi won at Watkins Glen, but his second IndyCar victory was overshadowed by runner-up Scott Dixon slashing Josef Newgarden’s points lead after Penske's youngster crashed in pitlane.

Watkins Glen IndyCar: Bourdais tops wet raceday warm-up

Sebastien Bourdais edged polesitter Alexander Rossi for the fastest time at a wet Watkins Glen, as the track started with a dry line but got wetter as the session went on.

Pole-winner Rossi says he’ll take more risks than title contenders

Alexander Rossi, who scored the first pole of his IndyCar career at Watkins Glen today, says he’ll be prepared to take more risks on raceday than championship contenders Scott Dixon and Josef Newgarden who line up second and third.

Watkins Glen IndyCar: Top 10 quotes after qualifying

Andretti Autosport driver Alexander Rossi scored his first-ever pole position in the IndyCar Series

Watkins Glen IndyCar: Alexander Rossi scores first IndyCar pole

Alexander Rossi edged aside the championship contenders at Watkins Glen to score his first-ever pole position in the Verizon IndyCar Series.

Watkins Glen IndyCar: Dixon back on top in third practice

Scott Dixon’s Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda topped the practice times on Saturday morning at Watkins Glen as HPD-powered cars swept the top three places.

Watkins Glen IndyCar: Dixon leads Power in second practice

Scott Dixon, four-time and defending Watkins Glen winner, made his determination clear with fastest time in second practice, as he seeks to close down his deficit to championship leader Josef Newgarden.

Newgarden plans to "keep pushing" despite points lead

Josef Newgarden goes into the penultimate round of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series championship with 31-point lead over Scott Dixon.

Watkins Glen IndyCar: Rahal tops opening practice

Graham Rahal put his Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing-Honda at the top of the times at Watkins Glen, with a 145.712mph lap, as Hondas swept the top five spots.

Firestone tweaks may cause subtle changes at Watkins Glen, says Power

Following IndyCar’s return to Watkins Glen last year, Firestone Racing has made some updates to its tires for this weekend’s Grand Prix at The Glen, and they make adjust teams' tire tactics this weekend, says Will Power.

Harvey lands SPM IndyCar seat for Watkins Glen, Sonoma

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports has announced that Jack Harvey will occupy its #7 car for the final two rounds of this year's IndyCar Series in Watkins Glen and Sonoma.