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Putting COTA On Schedule Is A Winning Move
Friday, 22 Mar, 2019 – 8:04 | No Comment
Putting COTA On Schedule Is A Winning Move

The Indy cars take to the twisties at the Circuit of the Americas this weekend. (Photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By Jim Pedley | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

As North American racing series continue their overwrought fire drill to reclaim fan bases that no longer exist, and as they attempt to attract new, young devotees in an age in which […]

Herta Getting Up To Speed As A Race Team Owner
Friday, 15 Mar, 2019 – 8:38 | No Comment
Herta Getting Up To Speed As A Race Team Owner

Team owner Bryan Herta issues orders to his Hyundai drivers. (Photo by Andrew Modena)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Former Indy car/sports car driver Bryan Herta humbly downplays the suggestion that he and longtime running buddy Michael Andretti are positioning themselves as team-owners who eventually will emerge as the second comings of motorsports moguls Roger Penske […]

Busch: Driving In F1, At Indy Would Be Welcome
Monday, 11 Mar, 2019 – 15:02 | No Comment
Busch: Driving In F1, At Indy Would Be Welcome

Kyle Busch looking to shed his fenders? (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Harold Hinson)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

The day after … Phoenix and St. Pete.

After winning for the 199th time in NASCAR, Kyle Busch hung out the “Position Wanted” sign. And team owner Joe Gibbs must have been sent digging through his pockets looking for […]

Q and A: Wickens Hopes To Drive And Dance Again
Saturday, 9 Mar, 2019 – 8:31 | No Comment
Q and A: Wickens Hopes To Drive And Dance Again

IndyCar driver Roberts Wickens, who was paralyzed as the result of a crash at Pocono, has big plans for his future. (File photo)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Five months after confirming that he is a paraplegic, Robert Wickens is working to realize his dream of returning to competition in the NTT IndyCar Series. But first, […]

IndyCar Adds Protection To Cars
Wednesday, 20 Feb, 2019 – 11:42 | Comments Off on IndyCar Adds Protection To Cars
IndyCar Adds Protection To Cars

IndyCar Series officials are beefing up safety in their cars.

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All cars participating in the NTT IndyCar Series open test on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval on April 24 will be fitted with Advanced Frontal Protection (AFP), a titanium piece made by Dallara.

AFP, which stands a little more than three inches tall and averages three-quarters of […]

Flat Spot On: Hubbard, HANS Helped Save Racing
Friday, 8 Feb, 2019 – 19:08 | 3 Comments
Flat Spot On: Hubbard, HANS Helped Save Racing

Bob Hubbard, who died earlier this week, was no dummy when it came to saving the lives of race car drivers.

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

The safety revolution that motor racing has experienced in the last two decades would not have been possible without Bob Hubbard, who died Tuesday at age 75.

The inventor of the […]

Daly To Drive For Andretti In The 2019 500
Friday, 1 Feb, 2019 – 9:06 | Comments Off on Daly To Drive For Andretti In The 2019 500
Daly To Drive For Andretti In The 2019 500

Conor Daly, who drove for A.J. Foyt Racing in the past, will be driving for Andretti Autosport in May.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Second-generation racer Conor Daly will compete in the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500 in May with an Andretti Autosport team figuratively waving the flag at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Daly will drive the […]

IndyCar Adds Title Sponsor
Wednesday, 16 Jan, 2019 – 8:55 | Comments Off on IndyCar Adds Title Sponsor
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 | Comments Off on This Year’s Indy 500 To Be All About Mario
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
RacinToday.com
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 […]