Tony Kanaan
Jul 20

IndyCar: Conway Wins Second Race Of Toronto Doubleheader

Mike Conway drives during Race 2 of the Toronto IndyCar doubleheader. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

drives during Race 2 of the doubleheader. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

IndyCar ran two races in Toronto on Sunday, where rain wreaked havoc on both the schedule and driver strategy.

The series had planned to run one race Saturday and one on Sunday until rain washed out the first event. It instead began Sunday morning, roughly five hours before the start of the second race, and won by Sebastien Bourdais. He broke a 52-race losing streak dating to 2007 in claiming a dominating win on the dry street course at Exhibition Place.

But the rain returned for the second race, and IndyCar officials moved the start up 10 minutes in an attempt to run as much as possible in dry conditions. The sky eventually did open, the track became slick and drivers darted to pit road for rain tires.

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Jul 14

Highlights: IndyCar race at Iowa comes down to late pass for win

looked to have the 2014 Corn Indy 300 in the books for most of the race last Saturday night, yet a late race charge by had him checking in his mirrors.

With Juan-Pablo Montoya and having difficult races at the series’ smallest circuit, was able to come out of the weekend with a solid points lead.

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Jul 13

Kanaan Remains Positive Despite Tough Luck In Recent Outings

Tony Kanaan led 247 of the 300 laps at Iowa Speedway. (Photo: Getty Images)

led 247 of the 300 laps at Speedway. (Photo: Getty Images)

Even though he hasn’t won a race since the 2013 Indianapolis 500, Tony Kanaan has become a force again in the Verizon Series.

In the past two races over a seven-day period Kanaan has led a total of 325 laps including 247 in Saturday’s night’s 300-lap race at . Despite those numbers as the dominant car in each race, Kanaan finished 11th at Pocono on July 6 and finished third at Iowa after race winner and second-place finisher Josef Newgarden blew past him on fresh tires.

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Jul 11

Dixon Leads Ganassi 1-2 In IndyCar Qualifying At Iowa

The pole winner has never went on to win the race at Iowa Speedway. (Photo: Getty Images)

The pole winner has never went on to win the race at Speedway. (Photo: Getty Images)

will start from the pole for Saturday’s race at the .

Dixon will be joined on the top line by Target Chip Ganassi teammate following single-car qualifying on Friday.

will start third, followed by Ryan Briscoe, Carlos Munoz and Sebastien Bourdais.

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Jul 11

IndyCar: Drivers Preview Saturday Night Shootout At Iowa

Will Power (12) enters Saturday night's race at Iowa tied for the championship lead. (Photo: Getty Images)

(12) enters Saturday night’s race at tied for the championship lead. (Photo: Getty Images)

When it comes to racing in front of the grass roots fans, nothing beats a Verizon Series race at .

This is the heart of open-wheel Sprint Car country with the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame just 30 miles down the road in Knoxville, Iowa. And the highest rung of open-wheel racing in the United States is the IndyCar Series and its annual trip to the 0.875-mile short track draws a sizeable crowd of knowledgeable fans that know the drivers throughout the field in the Iowa Corn Indy 300.

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