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Flat Spot On: Which Way Forward?
Saturday, 27 Feb, 2016 – 9:07 | 4 Comments
Flat Spot On: Which Way Forward?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
HAMPTON, Ga. – In case you think this is just a story on NASCAR, it’s not. Please continue, because there is some straight talk here (hello Robin Miller!) that I think all racing fans might find worthwhile.
On a Friday at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, rarely has there been as much optimism prior […]

Penske Dominates IndyCar’s ‘Test In The West’
Saturday, 27 Feb, 2016 – 8:46 | Comments Off on Penske Dominates IndyCar’s ‘Test In The West’
Penske Dominates IndyCar’s ‘Test In The West’

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The Verizon IndyCar Series “Test in the West” brought out the record-best in Team Penske Friday.
Helio Castroneves led four Team Penske drivers in the top six after the first session of the Phoenix International Raceway promoter test with a lap time that unofficially eclipsed the track record around the 1.022-mile oval.
Arie Luyendyk, a two-time […]

F1 Vet Rossi Joins Andretti IndyCar Stable
Tuesday, 23 Feb, 2016 – 18:11 | Comments Off on F1 Vet Rossi Joins Andretti IndyCar Stable
F1 Vet Rossi Joins Andretti IndyCar Stable

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Alexander Rossi’s Formula One aspirations officially have been placed on-hold. The last American to compete in F1, Rossi was introduced Tuesday as Andretti Autosport’s fourth driver for the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season. The 24-year-old Californian will drive the No. 98 Honda, following a merger last week with Bryan Herta […]

Honda To Again Join Chevy As IndyCar Engine Suppliers
Wednesday, 3 Feb, 2016 – 17:31 | Comments Off on Honda To Again Join Chevy As IndyCar Engine Suppliers
Honda To Again Join Chevy As IndyCar Engine Suppliers

INDYCAR and Honda have announced a multi-year extension to the agreement that will continue the manufacturer’s presence as an engine supplier to the Verizon IndyCar Series.
Honda will be in competition with Chevrolet for the fifth consecutive season in 2016, with both manufacturers producing 2.2-liter, twin-turbocharged V-6 engines. Additionally, beginning in 2015, both Honda and Chevrolet […]

INDYCAR’s 2016 Schedule Adds, Subtracts Historic Venues
Tuesday, 27 Oct, 2015 – 8:54 | Comments Off on INDYCAR’s 2016 Schedule Adds, Subtracts Historic Venues
INDYCAR’s 2016 Schedule Adds, Subtracts Historic Venues

INDYCAR announced the IndyCar Series 2016 schedule on Tuesday and it includes the addition of two historic venues and the subtraction of a third.
The schedule includes  a 16-race season – anchored by the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.
It will begin on March 13 with the street race in St. Petersburg, Fla. and […]

IndyCar TV Numbers Jump
Thursday, 3 Sep, 2015 – 18:50 | Comments Off on IndyCar TV Numbers Jump
IndyCar TV Numbers Jump

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Bolstered by the most-watched Verizon IndyCar Series race ever broadcast on NBC Sports Network, INDYCAR telecasts on ABC and NBCSN posted an overall viewership increase of 16 percent in 2015 that included a 34 percent jump in NBCSN viewership.
Sunday’s season-ending GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway _ won by Scott Dixon to […]

Dixon Rakes It In At IndyCar Awards Banquet
Thursday, 3 Sep, 2015 – 13:27 | Comments Off on Dixon Rakes It In At IndyCar Awards Banquet
Dixon Rakes It In At IndyCar Awards Banquet

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Scott Dixon added a $1-million bonus check to his post-season SWAG haul during the Verizon IndyCar Series Championship Celebration at the Nob Hill Masonic Center in downtown San Francisco.
Dixon, of Target Chip Ganassi Racing, won the 2015 crown in a tiebreaker with Juan Pablo Montoya of Team Penske after a […]

Championship Puts Dixon On Indy Cars’ Top Shelf
Monday, 31 Aug, 2015 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Championship Puts Dixon On Indy Cars’ Top Shelf
Championship Puts Dixon On Indy Cars’ Top Shelf

Enigmatic team-owner Chip Ganassi once famously observed that he would hire a Martian to drive one of his race cars if he thought said alien could “push the button.”
Martians licensed to drive an open-wheel race car were in short supply four events into the 2002 Championship Auto Racing Teams season, when native New Zealander Scott […]

Dixon Wins Sonoma And 2015 IndyCar Series Title
Sunday, 30 Aug, 2015 – 18:31 | Comments Off on Dixon Wins Sonoma And 2015 IndyCar Series Title
Dixon Wins Sonoma And 2015 IndyCar Series Title

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Scott Dixon entered Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series season-finale needing to drive like crazy and also have lots of things fall his way if he wanted to win the 2015 championship.
Done-and-done.
Dixon, who started the race third in points _ 47 behind leader Juan Montoya Montoya and ninth on the 25-car grid _ won Sunday’s GoPro Grand […]

Penske’s Power On Pole For IndyCar Season Finale
Sunday, 30 Aug, 2015 – 7:40 | Comments Off on Penske’s Power On Pole For IndyCar Season Finale
Penske’s Power On Pole For IndyCar Season Finale

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power reset his year-old track record during Saturday’s Firestone Fast Six to earn the Verizon P1 Award and pace four of six championship contenders starting on the first three rows for the title-deciding GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.
Power, driver of the No. 1 Verizon […]