IndyCar Recap: August 2017 – Pocono & Gateway

August’s Oval Double

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After a couple of weeks off we saw three races in three weeks, though the third was in September so will follow next time.

The last two weekends in August saw very different oval races:  the long, incredibly fast, wide open three-turn Pocono Raceway was followed by the short, tight, technical Gateway Motorsports Park.

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IndyCar Recap: July 2017 – Iowa, Toronto, Mid-Ohio

3 races in July

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July features three rounds, by the end of the month we’ll have 13 of 17 races done.

First is the short oval at Iowa, followed a week later by the streets of Toronto, then a week off before the road course at Mid-Ohio.

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Race Calendars & Schedules

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IndyCar Recap: June 2017 Pt.2 – Texas and Elkhart Lake

Texas 600 and Road America

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The 600km oval race at Texas – just one week after the Dual in Detroit – then a week off followed by the Grand Prix at Elkhart Lake’s Road America.

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IndyCar Recap: June 2017 Pt.1 – Detroit Belle Isle

The Dual in Detroit

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The Dual In Detroit: two Grands Prix in one weekend on the challenging and bumpy Belle Isle street course, just one week after the Indy 500. Find out how the points race changed during this difficult double.

With 4 races in June being too many for one post, I’ll look at the Texas oval and Elkhart Lake road course races in the next recap.

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IndyCar Recap: May 2017 – Indianapolis

The Month of May at Indianapolis

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The famed “Month of May” at Indianapolis, the centrepiece of the Verizon IndyCar Series.

These days it constitutes two races, the Grand Prix on a version of the infield road course, followed by the Indy 500 and all that it entails, including a lot of practice.

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IndyCar Recap: April 2017 – Long Beach, Barber, Phoenix

A busy month with Long Beach, Barber and Phoenix.

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There were 3 races in the month of April, starting with the iconic Long Beach Grand Prix, followed by the rolling hills of Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama, then just a week later the first oval of the year with a return to Phoenix. I’m not sure who designs the schedule but Florida-California-Alabama-Arizona must give the logistics people a real headache, surely this can be swapped around next year.

9th April:  GP of Long Beach
23rd April:  GP of Alabama
30th April:  Phoenix GP

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