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INDYCAR: How to watch Friday’s action from Iowa

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The NTT IndyCar Series has returned to America’s Heartland for the 13th running of the Iowa 300.

With a quick two-day weekend at Iowa Speedway that concludes with the race Saturday night at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN, race fans looking to get an early start to their weekend should look forward to today’s action, which includes the two lone practice sessions of the weekend as well as race qualifications.

Here is today’s schedule:

(All times are Eastern)

Friday 7/19, 11 a.m. ET, IndyCar Practice 1, NBC Sports Gold

Friday 7/19, 2 p.m. ET, IndyCar Qualifications, NBCSN

Friday 7/19, 7 p.m. ET, IndyCar Final Practice, NBC Sports Gold

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Barber IndyCar iRacing results

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Scott McLaughlin led the final six laps Saturday and finished 0.4241 seconds ahead of teammate Will Power to win the Honda IndyCar Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park.

Scott Speed finished third behind the Team Penske drivers. Alex Palou and Simon Pagenaud rounded out the top five.

Click here for the full boxscore from Saturday’s IndyCar iRacing event at Barber Motorsports Park.

WINNER: Scott McLaughlin holds off teammate Will Power

WHAT DRIVERS SAID: Postrace reactions on social media

Other notable finishers:

Colton Herta (seventh), Robert Wickens (eighth), Jimmie Johnson (12th), Graham Rahal (14th), Alexander Rossi (22nd).

Sage Karam led a race-high 24 laps but retired from the 45-lap event because of a crash and finished 27th of 29 drivers.