Ryan Hunter-Reay
May 31

IndyCar: Power Holds Off Rahal To Win First Of Two Detroit Races

Will Power celebrates after winning the first Chevrolet Indy Dual In Detroit. (Photo: Michael L. Levitt/LAT for Chevy Racing)

celebrates after winning the first Chevrolet Indy Dual In . (Photo: Michael L. Levitt/LAT for Chevy Racing)

Will Power gave Roger Penske and Chevrolet what they desperately wanted by winning the first of two races at the Detroit Grand Prix.

“On his home track and in Chevy’s backyard, it’s a perfect day,” Power said Saturday. “If we can do it again tomorrow, it’ll be even better.”

Power finished 0.3308 seconds ahead of on the bumpy, 13-turn, 2.36-mile street circuit on Belle Isle.

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May 10

IndyCar: Pagenaud Stretches Fuel To Win On Indy Road Course

Simon Pagenaud celebrates after winning the Grand Prix of Indianapolis. (Photo: Getty Images)

celebrates after winning the Grand Prix of Indianapolis. (Photo: Getty Images)

officially opened for the month of May with a chaotic road course race that started with a wreck, saw James Hinchliffe and the mayor of the city injured by flying debris, and, finally, Simon Pagenaud celebrate a fuel-mileage victory.

Pagenaud won the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis on Saturday, the first Series race on IMS’ road course, by stretching his fuel the final 29 laps.

The Frenchman was one of several drivers to gamble on gas, and he took the lead when Oriol Servia had to stop with four laps remaining. Pagenaud managed to make it to the finish for his third series victory despite having to keep an eye on his mirrors.

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May 10

IndyCar: Qualifying Crash Costs Hunter-Reay Pole At Grand Prix of Indy

Ryan Hunter-Reay sits in his damaged race car during qualifying at Indianapolis. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

sits in his damaged race car during qualifying at . (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Ryan Hunter-Reay took the two toughest hits Friday in qualifying at Indianapolis.

First, he damaged his car, then he was stripped of his two fastest laps — costing him the pole position for Saturday’s inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

The 2012 Series champ said afterward that he was OK, though the ramifications of his late crash will linger all night.

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May 9

IndyCar: Saavedra Takes Pole For Inaugural Grand Prix Of Indianapolis

Sebastian Saavedra poses in front of the pagoda after winning pole position for the GP of Indy. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

poses in front of the pagoda after winning pole position for the . (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Sebastian Saavedra won the first pole of his career Friday when was penalized for bringing out a session-ending red flag during qualifying at the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

“We definitely gave that one away,” Hunter-Reay said.

Hunter-Reay had just moved to the top of the Fast Six leaderboard when he spun exiting the final turn of his next lap. It looked as if the 2012 champion may have hit a patch of water exiting Turn 14 at , where showers changed track conditions for each of the four qualifying sessions.

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Apr 27

IndyCar: Hunter-Reay Leads Andretti Autosport 1-2 Sweep In Alabama

Ryan Hunter-Reay picked up his first win of the season at Barber Motorsports Park. (Photo: Getty Images)

picked up his first win of the season at . (Photo: Getty Images)

Ryan Hunter-Reay deftly guided his car around the rain-soaked track, stayed out of trouble and wound up with a much happier ending.

Hunter-Reay coasted to his second straight victory at Barber Motorsports Park on Sunday when the rain-shortened race finished under caution, with Andretti Autosport teammate behind him.

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