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Advantage RLL At IndyCar Test In Arizona
Sunday, 11 Feb, 2018 – 9:14 | Comments Off on Advantage RLL At IndyCar Test In Arizona
Advantage RLL At IndyCar Test In Arizona

RacinToday.com
Here is what’s trending after two days and 12 hours of Open Testing involving 23 Verizon IndyCar Series entries at ISM Raceway near Phoenix:
All teams added to their laptop files on the performance characteristics of the new-for-2018 universal Dallara chassis, and the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Hondas have established the early advantage.
RLL drivers Takuma Sato […]

New IndyCar Aero Kits Take To Track In Open Test In Arizona
Saturday, 10 Feb, 2018 – 9:31 | Comments Off on New IndyCar Aero Kits Take To Track In Open Test In Arizona
New IndyCar Aero Kits Take To Track In Open Test In Arizona

INDYCAR’s new-for-2018 universal Verizon IndyCar Series chassis and aero kit was unveiled en masse during Friday’s first session of the annual preseason Open Test at ISM Raceway, where 23 entries hot-lapped around the  1.022-mile oval in Avondale, Ariz.
More than 2,600 laps were completed at the facility formerly known as Phoenix International Raceway, which will play host […]

IndyCar Windscreens To Be Put To Test
Friday, 2 Feb, 2018 – 18:54 | Comments Off on IndyCar Windscreens To Be Put To Test
IndyCar Windscreens To Be Put To Test

INDYCAR will take the next step in the evolution of its driver safety program by testing a windscreen on an Indy car for the first time on track, Thursday, Feb. 8, at ISM Raceway. The test will be held in conjunction with the Verizon IndyCar Series’ preseason open test near Phoenix.
The windscreen, under development for nearly […]

Indy 500 Point Production Among 2018 Changes
Tuesday, 23 Jan, 2018 – 17:20 | Comments Off on Indy 500 Point Production Among 2018 Changes
Indy 500 Point Production Among 2018 Changes

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The amount of championship points earned for Indianapolis 500 qualifying is among updates and procedural modifications included in the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series Official Rule Book distributed to teams by sanctioning body INDYCAR.
Qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 are set for May 19-20, a week ahead of the 102nd running of the race on May 27. This year, […]

New Aero Kits Addressed At IndyCar Address
Monday, 22 Jan, 2018 – 18:35 | Comments Off on New Aero Kits Addressed At IndyCar Address
New Aero Kits Addressed At IndyCar Address

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
With its new-for-2018 universal chassis serving as backdrop/prop, INDYCAR executive Mark Miles recently delivered what amounted to a “State of the Sport” address covering the Verizon IndyCar Series and its constituents.
Miles _ CEO of Hulman & Company, parent of sanctioning body INDYCAR and Indianapolis Motor Speedway _ spoke during last […]

500 Winners Collect ‘Baby Borgs’
Saturday, 20 Jan, 2018 – 18:15 | Comments Off on 500 Winners Collect ‘Baby Borgs’
500 Winners Collect ‘Baby Borgs’

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Reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato has taken possession of a career-defining piece of Verizon IndyCar Series hardware.
Sato and team-owner Michael Andretti each received BorgWarner Championship trophies, also known as the “Baby Borg,” to commemorate their thrilling victory in the 101st edition of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil last May.
BorgWarner Inc. President/CEO […]

Gurney An Easy Choice For Racing’s Mt. Rushmore
Wednesday, 17 Jan, 2018 – 10:32 | Comments Off on Gurney An Easy Choice For Racing’s Mt. Rushmore
Gurney An Easy Choice For Racing’s Mt. Rushmore

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
 
The news of Dan Gurney’s passing over the weekend re-fired a raging and often hostile debate between me, myself and I which seems to flare whenever something of major auto racing significance makes headlines.
It’s the debate about which four American drivers are most deserving of having their visages cut into […]

‘Legend’ Not A Cliche When It Came To Dan Gurney
Monday, 15 Jan, 2018 – 21:07 | Comments Off on ‘Legend’ Not A Cliche When It Came To Dan Gurney
‘Legend’ Not A Cliche When It Came To Dan Gurney

Dan Gurney, arguably the most versatile driver to buckle-up behind the steering wheel of a race car, has passed away.
Gurney _ who won races in NASCAR stock cars, Indy cars, Formula One cars and IMSA sports cars _ died Sunday from complications of pneumonia at age 86 in Newport Beach, Calif. Gurney was born on […]

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
RacinToday.com
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 TV Upgrades Unveiled
Thursday, 4 Jan, 2018 – 8:10 | Comments Off on IndyCar TV Upgrades Unveiled
IndyCar TV Upgrades Unveiled

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Television coverage of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule, featuring expanded use of in-car cameras for a variety of new angles, has been announced by INDYCAR and its broadcast partners.
ABC and NBC Sports Network will utilize never-before-seen views of the racing with cameras strategically placed on the universal bodywork kit new for all Chevrolet and […]