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IndyCar Adds Title Sponsor
Wednesday, 16 Jan, 2019 – 8:55 | No Comment
IndyCar Adds Title Sponsor

IndyCar officials announced they have landed a title sponsor. (Photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

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NTT, a global information technology and communications leader, has signed a multi-year agreement to become the IndyCar Series title partner. In addition, NTT becomes the official technology partner of INDYCAR, the IndyCar Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR’s Brickyard 400 […]

This Year’s Indy 500 To Be All About Mario
Friday, 11 Jan, 2019 – 7:58 | No Comment
This Year’s Indy 500 To Be All About Mario

Mario Andretti will be honored at Indy this year on the 50th anniversary of his victory in the big race.

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Indianapolis Motor Speedway will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mario Andretti’s lone Indianapolis 500 victory in May with a variety of activities, including a featured exhibit within the Speedway’s museum and a […]

Alonso Heading Back To Indianapolis in ’19
Tuesday, 4 Dec, 2018 – 8:53 | Comments Off on Alonso Heading Back To Indianapolis in ’19
Alonso Heading Back To Indianapolis in ’19

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso will pay a return visit to the Indianapolis 500 next year it was announced on Tuesday.
The Spanish driver will drive a Chevrolet Powered car and be sponsored by McLaren, the company for which he has driven in Formula 1.
Alonso won F1 championships in 2005 […]

Carl Edwards Welcomed Into Texas Hall of Fame
Friday, 9 Nov, 2018 – 18:15 | Comments Off on Carl Edwards Welcomed Into Texas Hall of Fame
Carl Edwards Welcomed Into Texas Hall of Fame

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – He wasn’t packing a helmet and he declined several requests to reprise his signature back flip off a stage. With that, retired NASCAR star Carl Edwards celebrated his induction into the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame as 2017 classmate to popular IndyCar Series driver Helio Castroneves.
Edwards […]

Indy’s Hulman George Passes Away
Saturday, 3 Nov, 2018 – 8:56 | Comments Off on Indy’s Hulman George Passes Away
Indy’s Hulman George Passes Away

Hulman & Company and Indianapolis Motor Speedway Chairman of the Board Emeritus Mari Hulman George died Saturday in Indianapolis with her family by her side. She was 83.
Mari served as IMS chairman from 1988-2016. She was also a pioneer as co-owner of a team that raced at the highest levels of Midwestern auto racing, in […]

F1’s Ericsson To Drive For IndyCar’s Schmidt Peterson
Thursday, 1 Nov, 2018 – 7:56 | Comments Off on F1’s Ericsson To Drive For IndyCar’s Schmidt Peterson
F1’s Ericsson To Drive For IndyCar’s Schmidt Peterson

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports has signed Formula One veteran Marcus Ericsson to drive its No. 7 Honda during the 2019 IndyCar Series season.
A 28-year-old native of Sweden, Ericsson will be teamed with Canadian James Hinchcliffe and his No. 5 Honda.
Ericsson will replace Canadian Robert Wickens, the 2018 series rookie who confirmed last week that he is […]

Sad, Sad News On Wickens
Friday, 26 Oct, 2018 – 20:07 | Comments Off on Sad, Sad News On Wickens
Sad, Sad News On Wickens

Canadian Robert Wickens, injured in a violent multiple-car IndyCar Series crash at Pocono Raceway in August, has confirmed he is paralyzed from the waist down.
A 29-year-old native of Toronto, Wickens updated his condition Thursday night on Instagram, accompanied by a video of him using his arms to slide off a rehabilitation table into a […]

Castroneves Set To Climb Into Texas Hall of Fame
Thursday, 25 Oct, 2018 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Castroneves Set To Climb Into Texas Hall of Fame
Castroneves Set To Climb Into Texas Hall of Fame

FORT WORTH, Texas – His open-wheel fence-climbing days at Texas Motor Speedway complete, Helio Castroneves will step into the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame next month.
Castroneves will become the 21st member of the TMHOF during induction ceremonies at The Speedway Club’s Grand Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 3. The winningest INDYCAR driver in TMS history, Castroneves […]

Stewart Pondering Return To IndyCar Cockpit
Thursday, 11 Oct, 2018 – 7:12 | Comments Off on Stewart Pondering Return To IndyCar Cockpit
Stewart Pondering Return To IndyCar Cockpit

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Retired three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart says he has no itch to return to the grind that is the Monster Energy Cup Series. But the Indy Racing League’s first “Poster Boy” believes there is still one more Indianapolis 500 run in him, perhaps for the race’s […]

Five-Timer Dixon Is IndyCar Man Of The Hour
Thursday, 4 Oct, 2018 – 7:24 | Comments Off on Five-Timer Dixon Is IndyCar Man Of The Hour
Five-Timer Dixon Is IndyCar Man Of The Hour

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Scott Dixon has settled into INDYCAR’s lengthy offseason with a seven-figure bonus, a new teammate and the red-carpet launch of a feature documentary about his life and times.
Now a five-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion, Dixon and his Chip Ganassi Racing team were honored at the recent INDYCAR Victory Lap celebration […]