Power takes wreck-marred, storm-shortened IndyCar win

Publication date 19 August 2019 | 19:01 | ICT

Australian's Will Power won Sunday’s storm-shortened and crash-marred Pocono 500, stretching his string of IndyCar seasons with a victory to 13 while American Josef Newgarden boosted his season points lead.

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    Publication date 14 August 2019 | 19:00 | ICT

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