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Changing conditions played into Wickens' hands

In the immediate afterglow of his pole position for Sunday's Verizon IndyCar Series opener at St. Petersburg, Robert Wickens admitted to his surprise at besting series veteran Will Power in qualifying for his series debut. In fact, the Canadian admitted he hadn't felt all that positive about his prospects ahead of qualifying, despite having shown strongly in practice on Friday. "I didn't feel that good, actually, in practice today," said the new Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver. "We kind of made some changes overnight that didn't do what we hoped it would, so we kind of had to go back to our car from Friday. And Friday, I was really happy with the car. I was in the top 10...
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