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After a year’s delay, Will Power has his sights on third Grand Prix title

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For Will Power, it all seemed destined. He had won the pole for the St. Petersburg Grand Prix. Again. A lot of analysts thought he was going to win it for the third time. It was going to be smooth sailing, right? And then it wasn’t. After a crash in practice, Power was held out of last year’s race with concerns about a possible concussion (he didn’t have one) just before the race and had to sit and watch as…

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For 2nd straight year, Juan Pablo Montoya rules St. Petersburg

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The view is kind of a blur. The sunshine is kind of hot. The beach life is just a rumor. But make no mistake. Juan Pablo Montoya likes it here. Montoya won his second straight Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Sunday afternoon, beating teammate Simon Pagenaud by 2.3 seconds. Montoya, who also won the Indy 500 last year, led Penske to its eighth win in 12 tries. That team win came despite pole-winner Will Power missing the race with a…

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Indy 500 finish? It happened in St. Pete first

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The final results of the Indy 500 probably shouldn’t have surprised anyone around here. After all, they had seen it before. The 1-2 finish of Juan Pablo Montoya and Will Power, it turns out, was the exact finish the two had in the St. Pete Grand Prix this year. This time, Montoya started only 15th, and he was last after an unscheduled pit stop. But he cruised to his second Indy title. Montoya had flirted with winning it again after…

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