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FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Robert Wickens talks after the second practice session for the Toronto Indy IndyCar auto race in Toronto. Wickens is paralyzed from the waist down from injuries suffered in an August crash at Pocono Raceway. Wickens has been updating his rehabilitation progress on social media and posted a video Thursday of his "first slide transfer as a paraplegic" that showed him moving from a table to his wheelchair. His videos had shown for the past month that he is working daily to move his legs again, but his Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, post was the first time he publicly confirmed paralysis. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
October 26, 2018 - 9:00 pm
IndyCar driver Robert Wickens is paralyzed from the chest down from injuries suffered in an August crash at Pocono Raceway. The 29-year-old Wickens has been updating his rehabilitation progress on social media and posted a video Thursday of his "first slide transfer as a paraplegic" that showed him...
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FILE - In this, April 7, 2018, file photo, driver Scott Dixon smiles before the IndyCar auto race at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz. Dixon has blazed his way through the record books to cement himself as the greatest IndyCar driver of his generation. One more championship will give him five, second in the open wheel record books only to A.J. Foyt. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
September 16, 2018 - 9:39 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Scott Dixon was fully reclined, quietly watching NASCAR on television with friends, as the clock inched toward the IndyCar season finale. A fifth championship was one steady Sunday drive away and Dixon wasn't the least bit stressed. Dixon needed only an uneventful Sunday at...
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NASCAR Cup Series driver Brad Keselowski (2) celebrates after winning the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
September 10, 2018 - 6:56 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — First, Brad Keselowski figured out the secret to restarting at the Brickyard 400. Then he safely and strategically bumped his way into the lead and sped to the finish line. One year after settling for second in a chaotic, crash-marred race last year, Keselowski redeemed himself...
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NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Busch (18) leads the first lap during the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
September 10, 2018 - 5:25 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's two races at Indianapolis on Monday (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Brad Keselowski has given Roger Penske his first win in the Brickyard 400. Keselowski took the lead with a daring pass, bumping leader Denny Hamlin as they came around the 2.5-mile oval on...
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Takuma Sato drives during the IndyCar auto race Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, in Portland, Ore. Sato won the race. (Ben Ludeman/The Oregonian via AP)
September 04, 2018 - 1:13 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar will make its debut at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas and return to Laguna Seca, California, as part of its 2019 schedule. The 17-race schedule released Tuesday drops the oval track in Phoenix and the road course in Sonoma, California. Both COTA and Laguna Seca are...
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September 02, 2018 - 7:50 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Scott Dixon claimed to remember little about his last race at Portland International Raceway, a visit 16 years and four championships ago. Should he win a fifth IndyCar title this season, his return to the Pacific Northwest will be one he never forgets. Dixon salvaged his...
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September 02, 2018 - 5:48 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Scott Dixon salvaged his championship run with an improbable comeback Sunday at Portland International Raceway that put him in control of his race to a fifth IndyCar title. Dixon finished fifth, far behind race winner Takuma Sato, but put together the kind of drive that may...
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Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, drives during the IndyCar auto race at Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Madison, Ill. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 26, 2018 - 2:44 pm
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Scott Dixon has done very little wrong the past five weeks, being a model of consistency in the midst of an IndyCar championship chase he hopes will deliver him a fifth title in the open-wheel series. Yet his lead has been trimmed by more than half. Alexander Rossi took another...
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Will Power, of Australia, celebrates after winning the IndyCar auto race at Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Madison, Ill. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 25, 2018 - 11:47 pm
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Will Power used to hate racing on ovals about as much as he hates conserving fuel. The oval part has changed considerably this season. The fuel part? "I was just, 'Ah! Come on! Let's race this properly!'" Power said Saturday night, after some of his closest rivals began saving...
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FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2018, file photo, Robert Wickens prepares to qualify for an IndyCar series auto race in Long Pond, Pa. Wickens underwent surgery this week on his right arm and lower extremities and tests showed the Canadian does not have injuries that have not already been detected. Wickens previously had titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to stabilize a fracture associated with a spinal cord injury suffered in a weekend crash at Pocono Raceway. IndyCar said in a statement Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, the severity of the spinal cord injury is still unknown.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
August 24, 2018 - 12:50 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar said Friday that Canadian driver Robert Wickens underwent surgery this week on his right arm and lower extremities and tests found no additional injuries from his crash at Pocono last weekend. Wickens has had titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to stabilize a...
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