Simon Pagenaud drove away from the field in the final half of the 2017 Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix Raceway, winning by 9.1028 seconds over teammate Will Power and assuming the points lead after four races of the 2017 season.
Will Power negotiated the 2.3-mile, 17-turn permanent road course in 1 minute, 6.9614 seconds (123.653 mph) in the Firestone Fast Six, the climactic round of knockout qualifying.
Sunday, April 2, 2017, was a perfect day weather-wise, and INDYCAR Chevy testing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway thrilled race fans.
It was a cold mid-40 degree April day in Indianapolis, so INDYCAR Chevy testing ended up being canceled at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and rescheduled for Sunday.
Simon Pagenaud, in the No. 22 PPG Automotive Refinish Chevrolet, banged his way past teammate and primary championship contender Will Power for the deciding pass of the race and drove on to a 4.1620-second victory.
Not even a sore back that nearly kept him out of the race car could prevent Simon Pagenaud from winning another Verizon P1 Award.
Simon Pagenaud won the Verizon P1 Award for the Iowa Corn 300, earning the 500th pole position in all racing disciplines for Team Penske.
Indianapolis 500 race fans are invited to meet with Team Penske drivers for a one-hour autograph session at the Verizon Wireless Plainfield store at The Shops of Perry Crossing on Wednesday, May 25.
Simon Pagenaud started from the Pole and won his second Grand Prix of Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
INDYCAR announced today post-event infractions from the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, which was held May 10 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. INDYCAR officials have fined engine manufacturer Chevrolet $20,000 and penalized it 10 engine manufacturer’s points for violations of the engine regulations. Chevrolet was found to have violated Rule 11.2 (Torque Control) and 12.1 (Traction […]