Detroit
Jun 4

IndyCar Penalizes Penske, Schmidt Crew Member

Team Penske was penalized after the Detroit GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Team Penske was penalized after the GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

penalized Team Penske and a crew member for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports on Wednesday for violations that occurred at Detroit last weekend.

Team Penske has been fined $5,000 for violating the rule regarding the weight of the car on the No. 2 driven by .

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Jun 3

IndyCar: Indy 500 Champ Hunter-Reay Endures Downer In Detroit

Ryan Hunter-Reay sits third in the championship standings after the doubleheader in Detroit. (Photo: Getty Images)

sits third in the championship standings after the doubleheader in . (Photo: Getty Images)

Just one week after winning the biggest race of his life – the 98th running of the – Ryan Hunter-Reay followed with a downer in Detroit.

The 2012 Verizon Series champion arrived at Belle Isle looking like the king of the racing world and for a good reason. He won one of the most thrilling Indy 500s in history when he defeated three-time Indy 500 winner by just 0.0600 seconds in the second-closest Indianapolis 500 finish in history. Then it was off to New York for a victory tour that included ringing the bell at the New York Stock Exchange and an appearance on “Today” before jetting down to Dallas and a stop at Texas Motor Speedway for more media appearances.

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Jun 3

Rahal: National Guard Team Is ‘Made Up Of Champions,’ Win Is Near

Graham Rahal was on the verge of collecting his second career victory, but he was unable to pass Will Power (not pictured) in the first Detroit GP race. (Photo: Getty Images)

was on the verge of collecting his second career victory, but he was unable to pass (not pictured) in the first GP race. (Photo: Getty Images)

It’s been so long since Graham Rahal scored his first – and most recent – Series victory that if a child were born that day the kid would be 6 years old by now.

It was April 6, 2008 when Rahal became the “face of unification” as the Champ Car Series dissolved and many of its teams were absorbed by the Indy Racing League to form today’s IndyCar Series. He was just a teenager and a win in his first-ever IndyCar Series race was a record for youngest winner.

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Jun 2

IndyCar: Castroneves Has His Eye On Texas After Detroit Triumph

Helio Castroneves celebrates after winning the second race at Belle Isle. (Photo: Getty Images)

celebrates after winning the second race at Belle Isle. (Photo: Getty Images)

Helio Castroneves thinks he might be hitting his prime — now that he’s celebrated his 39th birthday.

Castroneves capped a dominant weekend for Penske Racing in with a cruise down a bumpy street on Belle Isle, where he won the first of his 29 open-wheel races in 2000.

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Jun 1

IndyCar: Castroneves Wins Second Detroit Grand Prix Race

Helio Castroneves won Race 2 of the Detroit Grand Prix. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

won Race 2 of the Grand Prix. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Helio Castroneves celebrated in his signature style, climbing a fence, in the same place where he did it for the first time many years ago.

Castroneves’ crew joined him above the track in front of roaring fans and it was fitting because his behind-the-scenes teammates helped him have his way with the competition.

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