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Robert Wickens prepares to qualify for Sunday's IndyCar series auto race, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 21, 2018 - 9:46 am
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens had titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to stabilize a fracture associated with a spinal cord injury suffered in a crash at Pocono Raceway. IndyCar says in a statement Tuesday the severity of the spinal cord injury was unknown. Wickens is...
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A medical helicopter takes off from the infield during the IndyCar auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 20, 2018 - 6:20 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens will have surgery for a spinal injury suffered in a crash at Pocono Raceway. IndyCar says in a statement the 29-year-old Canadian was scheduled for surgery Monday night in an Allentown hospital. He was airlifted there following the crash in the...
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A medical helicopter takes off from the infield during the IndyCar auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 19, 2018 - 11:07 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens is being treated for injuries to his lower extremities, right arm and spine following an accident early in a race at Pocono IndyCar said the Canadian sustained a pulmonary contusion Sunday and will undergo an MRI and probable surgery at Lehigh...
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Track workers repair a section of fence after a wreck during the IndyCar auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 19, 2018 - 10:47 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The Latest from the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway (all times local): 10:41 p.m. IndyCar driver Robert Wickens is being treated for injuries to his lower extremities, right arm and spine following an accident early in the race. IndyCar said the Canadian sustained a pulmonary...
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Alexander Rossi celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the IndyCar auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 19, 2018 - 8:31 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Alexander Rossi was as worried as the rest of the IndyCar field when a violent wreck shot Robert Wickens' car airborne, ripped up the catchfence and left the tub of the rookie's Honda toppled on the asphalt. The crash at Pocono Raceway was the latest grim reminder how drivers...
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August 13, 2018 - 8:41 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — IndyCar Series leader Scott Dixon has signed a contract extension with Chip Ganassi that will likely take the four-time champion through the end of his career. Dixon is in his 17th season driving for Ganassi. His career began in 2000 with PacWest Racing, but the team ran out...
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Scott Dixon races down the track before winning an IndyCar auto race in Toronto, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (Tijana Martin/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 16, 2018 - 12:55 am
TORONTO (AP) — It was shaping up to be defending champion Josef Newgarden's day until he hit a wall and opened the way for Scott Dixon. Newgarden, the two-time winner who started from the pole position, had a third Toronto IndyCar title in his sights. Then on Turn 11 of lap 33, the American hit the...
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Ryan Hunter-Reay (28) drives his car during practice for the IndyCar Series auto race Saturday, July 7, 2018, at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 07, 2018 - 5:21 pm
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Defending IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden's up-and-down season is back on an upswing after a dominant win at Road America two weeks ago. Newgarden is back at Iowa Speedway — the scene of perhaps his most impressive performance back in 2016 — in hopes of closing the gap further...
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July 06, 2018 - 6:03 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti and NHRA legend Don Schumacher are among seven people chosen for induction into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America. The 2019 class was announced Friday at Daytona...
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June 24, 2018 - 3:38 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Pole sitter Josef Newgarden dominated the IndyCar race at Road America on Sunday, leading 53 of 55 laps for his third victory of the season. The defending series champion crossed the finish line with a comfortable 3.38-second cushion over second-place finisher Ryan Hunter-...
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