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New Cup Camaro Has The Looks Of A Winner
Wednesday, 10 Jan, 2018 – 9:54 | 3 Comments
New Cup Camaro Has The Looks Of A Winner

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Chase Elliott drew the honor of turning the first hot laps in the NASCAR Cup Series version of the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Tuesday at Texas Motor Speedway, and declared the car definitely has passed the eye test.
But Elliott acknowledged that Chevy’s newest Cup entry remains a work in progress.
“The […]

Cadillacs Set Pace At The Roar Before The 24
Tuesday, 9 Jan, 2018 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Cadillacs Set Pace At The Roar Before The 24
Cadillacs Set Pace At The Roar Before The 24

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Cadillac Racing, which led every session through the first two days of the Roar Before The Rolex 24 At Daytona test, carried its strong showing into Sunday’s inaugural Roar qualifying session. The new-for-2018 format established garage and pit locations each team will use during the Rolex 24 At Daytona race weekend on Jan. 25-28 at […]

King Of England To Drive An IndyCar in 2018
Saturday, 6 Jan, 2018 – 9:16 | Comments Off on King Of England To Drive An IndyCar in 2018
King Of England To Drive An IndyCar in 2018

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Armed with sage advice from Mark Blundell and Alexander Rossi, Englishman Jordan King’s open-wheel career has been steered from Formula One to the Verizon IndyCar Series beginning with the 2018 season.
Indianapolis-based Ed Carpenter Racing completed the lineup of the team’s No. 20 Chevrolet earlier this week with the addition […]

IndyCar’s Munoz Heads Back To His ‘Family’
Thursday, 28 Dec, 2017 – 8:53 | Comments Off on IndyCar’s Munoz Heads Back To His ‘Family’
IndyCar’s Munoz Heads Back To His ‘Family’

By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
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Declaring himself “twice-a-better-driver” after soldiering through the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season, free-agent Carlos Munoz has rejoined Andretti Autosport for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500.
Munoz, who drove for AJ Foyt Racing alongside Conor Daly last season, completes team-owner/CEO Michael Andretti’s six-car roster for “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” at the […]

Kanaan Takes First Ride For The Foyt Team
Monday, 18 Dec, 2017 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Kanaan Takes First Ride For The Foyt Team
Kanaan Takes First Ride For The Foyt Team

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Tony Kanaan, the self-described “last man standing” in the Verizon IndyCar Series, has completed his first test with AJ Foyt Racing in the No. 14 ABC Supply Chevrolet he will drive during the 2018 season.
Kanaan, who joined Foyt’s Texas-based organization on Oct. 6, participated in the final day of testing […]

New IndyCar Team To Launch With Veteran Drivers
Sunday, 17 Dec, 2017 – 9:45 | Comments Off on New IndyCar Team To Launch With Veteran Drivers
New IndyCar Team To Launch With Veteran Drivers

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Admittedly still “learning the ropes” of American racing, British open-wheel powerhouse Carlin will graduate to the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2018 when it fields fulltime entries for Charlie Kimball and Max Chilton.
Dumped by Chip Ganassi Racing after the 2017 season, native Californian Kimball and Brit Chilton will compete in Chevrolet-powered […]

Porsche Bosses Talk About End Of The 919s
Monday, 11 Dec, 2017 – 15:59 | Comments Off on Porsche Bosses Talk About End Of The 919s
Porsche Bosses Talk About End Of The 919s

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Five years ago, when it was announced that Porsche was re-entering cars in the prototype division of the World Endurance Championship, sports car freaks freaked out. The news was as important as it was exciting to a sport that was having as many downs as up worldwide.
Even competitors from opposing […]

IndyCar’s Barnhart Moving To Harding Racing
Thursday, 7 Dec, 2017 – 7:55 | Comments Off on IndyCar’s Barnhart Moving To Harding Racing
IndyCar’s Barnhart Moving To Harding Racing

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Brian Barnhart’s long and multi-layered tenure with INDYCAR’s competition staff ended with his recent appointment as president of Harding Racing. Barnhart is scheduled to begin his new position with the Indianapolis-based organization on Dec. 18.
“We are thrilled to have Brian join Harding Racing,” team-owner Mike Harding said in a statement. […]

Haas F1 Earns Respect In ’17 But Wants Much More
Sunday, 3 Dec, 2017 – 9:33 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Earns Respect In ’17 But Wants Much More
Haas F1 Earns Respect In ’17 But Wants Much More

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Haas F1 Team completed its sophomore season with a repeat and respectable eighth-place finish in the FIA Formula One World Championship constructor standings. And to paraphrase Major League Baseball muse Casey Stengel, Gene Haas’ American-owned organization now will have an excellent chance of becoming juniors.
Haas F1 drivers Romain Grosjean and […]

The Borg-Warner Is Taking A Long Road Trip
Thursday, 30 Nov, 2017 – 8:48 | Comments Off on The Borg-Warner Is Taking A Long Road Trip
The Borg-Warner Is Taking A Long Road Trip

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If Evgeni Malkin of the two-time/reigning NHL champion Pittsburgh Penguins can take the Stanley Cup to Russia…why can’t Takuma Sato accompany the Borg-Warner Trophy around Japan?
It’s an idea whose time is now. Open-wheel racing’s iconic hardware has left the United States for the first time in its 82-year-history, traveling to Japan for a 15-day celebration […]