It’s a third career Detroit win for Dixon at Race 2

DETROIT - The NTT IndyCar Series weekend of insanity has concluded for the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix on Belle Isle with Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon crowned the winner of Race 2. After a dramatic and delayed race yesterday evening and an odd qualifying session this morning, the second of the Dual in Detroit races … Continue reading It’s a third career Detroit win for Dixon at Race 2

Newgarden gets Chevrolet win in a slippery first race in Detroit

(Image: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media) With a near slip-n-slide for a track, Josef Newgarden makes it another win in quick succession for Team Penske with a win for the title sponsor, Chevrolet in the first of the two races here in Detroit. The Penske driver, lead 25 of the 43 laps today in contention … Continue reading Newgarden gets Chevrolet win in a slippery first race in Detroit

Rossi dominating Detroit GP weekend with pole for first race

Andretti Autosport's Alexander Rossi continues his impressive lead from yesterday's practices to take the pole for the first of the "Dual in Detroit" races here at the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. Rossi appears to still have the hunger leftover from Indy in his last competitive laps with Team Penske's Indy 500 Champion Simon Pagenaud and … Continue reading Rossi dominating Detroit GP weekend with pole for first race

Indy 500 Champion Sato takes pole for Race 2 in Detroit

Indy 500 Champion Takuma Sato takes the pole for the second race of the Detroit today. The Andretti driver's pole winning lap time of 1:13.6732 made for his sixth career pole, and second all-time pole in Detroit, while also breaking the track lap time record. Sato has been running strong the entire weekend having qualified … Continue reading Indy 500 Champion Sato takes pole for Race 2 in Detroit

Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, Day 1 Extras

A select gallery of images to share from Race 1. For more and up-to-date images, follow @LalitaChemello on Instagram. (Note: I also participated in my first grid walk today, so I'm more excited about this than usual.)

The Dual is about to begin, on the isle and the track

The Dual in Detroit is off to an interesting start with Rahal Letterman Lanigan's Graham Rahal earning the P1 award for the first race of the weekend after Team Penske's Helio Castroneves fastest time was dismissed with a penalty. The 3-time Indy winner Castroneves was said to have had his fastest, record-breaking lap on the … Continue reading The Dual is about to begin, on the isle and the track

Dual in Detroit, Day #1

Having watched a mix of Juan Pablo Montoya, Scott Dixon, Helio Castroneves and Simon Pagenaud in the top-3 today, it came as quite the surprise to see Sebastian Bourdais take the checkered with Conor Daly following. It was a well-deserved win considering the light on-and-off drizzle--a sign of unpredictable weather, which I'm sure was making teams rethink their race strategies … Continue reading Dual in Detroit, Day #1