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Solid finish for Alexander Rossi at Gateway

On Saturday night, Alexander Rossi finished a strong sixth at Gateway Motorsports Park, and also moved up to seventh in the Verizon IndyCar Series Championship. In a weekend where the Team Penske Chevrolet’s were fastest on the short oval, Rossi and his Andretti Autosport Honda were able to run up front with the leaders throughout the evening.

The race marked the Verizon IndyCar Series' return to the St. Louis region for the first time in 14 years. A packed main grandstand cheered and remained standing for most of the 248 laps on the 1.25-mile oval.


Rayo Racing finishes 1-2 in Senior Category of National Rotax

Aaroh Ravindra from Rayo Racing continued his domination in the Senior category of the Meco FMSCI National Rotax Karting Championship here at Bengaluru. The Mumbai racer finished ahead of his Rayo Racing teammate – Aanjan Patodia who put in a brilliant performance to come from last, all way up to finish second.

Earlier in the weekend, it was Faridabad’s Manav Sharma from BPC Racing who qualified on pole with a laptime of 55.384 seconds, ahead of Chennai’s Nirmal Umashankar from M Sport. Aanjan Patodia of Pune was third while National Championship leader – Aaroh Ravindra could only manage fourth with a time 55.677 seconds, thanks to the ultra-competitive grid on the top. 


Podium finish for Rossi in Pocono

Alexander Rossi led 44 laps and took home the third position at Pocono Raceway this Sunday. Starting from P6 in the ABC Supply 500, Rossi advanced quickly and was battling for the lead from the get go. The thrilling race featured 42 lead changes among 10 drivers - a Pocono race record.

"A lot went right for us today," said Rossi. "I think the Military-to-Motorsports car was strong and got right to the front from the beginning. It was our race to control from a fuel standpoint, and our NAPA Know How crew did a good job in the pits all day."


Alexander Rossi Has Strong Mid-Ohio Weekend

Alexander Rossi advanced three positions from his grid spot and finished sixth in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, the 13th race on the the Verizon IndyCar Series calendar. In the 13-turn, 2.25-mile permanent road course, competitors were within hundredths of seconds of each other throughout the weekend.

Rossi had a strong weekend, leading many of the practice sessions. He made it to the second round of qualifying, but admitted to a mistake when they made a last-minute change to the set-up. "I'm pretty disappointed to miss the (Firestone) Fast Six after running so well in the morning of practice," said Rossi. "We just went the wrong direction with a change in session and it hurt us in the end. It's a tough pill to swallow, but we have a fast race car."


Toyota Gazoo Racing grab podium in 6 Hours of Nürburgring

Toyota Gazoo Racing took its first-ever podium in the 6 Hours of Nürburgring on a challenging day for the team in the fourth round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

The Nürburgring, just 90km from the team’s Cologne base, has traditionally been a difficult venue for TOYOTA and that proved to be the case again. 


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