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Franchitti Undergoes Surgery
Monday, 7 Oct, 2013 – 17:51 | Comments Off on Franchitti Undergoes Surgery
Franchitti Undergoes Surgery

Four-time IZOD IndyCar Series champion Dario Franchitti underwent surgery to stabilize a fracture in his right ankle in a Houston hospital Sunday evening, one of several injuries the Scotsman suffered in a grinding, last-lap crash during Race 2 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston doubleheader.
Franchitti was admitted awake and alert into Memorial […]

Dixon Leads Points After Scary Race In Houston
Sunday, 6 Oct, 2013 – 19:30 | Comments Off on Dixon Leads Points After Scary Race In Houston
Dixon Leads Points After Scary Race In Houston

Season-long rivals Scott Dixon and Helio Castroneves will decide the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series championship in two weeks after a tumultuous two days on the mean streets of Houston that ended in disaster for four-time champion Dario Franchitti.
Dixon, of Target Chip Ganassi Racing, emerged from Sunday’s second 90-lap event of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand […]

Dixon Has Eye On A Sweep In Houston, Points Lead
Sunday, 6 Oct, 2013 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Dixon Has Eye On A Sweep In Houston, Points Lead
Dixon Has Eye On A Sweep In Houston, Points Lead

Scott Dixon hacked into Helio Castroneves’ IZOD IndyCar Series point-lead big-time Saturday afternoon with a victory in Race 1 of the Shell Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston. And as he did at the doubleheader on the Streets of Toronto in mid-July, Dixie now is whistling…sweep!
Dixon’s fourth win of 2013, and third on a street circuit, […]

Street Fight Brewing In Houston
Saturday, 5 Oct, 2013 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Street Fight Brewing In Houston
Street Fight Brewing In Houston

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
IZOD IndyCar Series championship contenders Helio Castroneves and Scott Dixon continued to measure one another during Friday’s opening practice session for the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston doubleheader, while Justin Wilson and Will Power significantly lowered lap times in the second 45-minute session.
Wilson, driver of the No. 19 […]

Kanaan Moving To Ganassi
Friday, 4 Oct, 2013 – 13:14 | Comments Off on Kanaan Moving To Ganassi
Kanaan Moving To Ganassi

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Chip Ganassi Racing Teams announced today an agreement with reigning Indianapolis 500 Winner, 2004 Series Champion and 16-time race winner Tony Kanaan on a multi-year deal to pilot a fourth entry for the full 2014 IndyCar Series season with sponsorship from NTT DATA, a global IT services provider.
CGR also announced that it was moving […]

IZOD To End IndyCar Sponsorship
Friday, 27 Sep, 2013 – 15:11 | Comments Off on IZOD To End IndyCar Sponsorship
IZOD To End IndyCar Sponsorship

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INDYCAR announced today that apparel-maker IZOD will conclude its title sponsorship of the IndyCar Series after the current season.
“We are proud of our partnership with IZOD over the past six years and we’re grateful to PVH Corp., owner of the IZOD brand, for its support, creativity and vision,” said Mark Miles, chief executive officer of […]

IndyCar To Hold Road Course Race At Indianapolis
Thursday, 26 Sep, 2013 – 17:04 | Comments Off on IndyCar To Hold Road Course Race At Indianapolis
IndyCar To Hold Road Course Race At Indianapolis

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Officials at Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Thursday that an IZOD IndyCar Series race will take place in May 2014 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course.
The race will be held on the opening weekend of Month of May activities at IMS leading into the 98th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 25. It will be the […]

Q&A: Foyt Talks Racing, Health, More Racing
Thursday, 26 Sep, 2013 – 10:00 | Comments Off on Q&A: Foyt Talks Racing, Health, More Racing
Q&A: Foyt Talks Racing, Health, More Racing

He is An American Original, big as Texas and tougher than a well-worn pair of Nocona Chocolate Brown cowboy boots.
Anthony Joseph Foyt Jr. has been banging around racetracks for 60 years, starting on the small dirt tracks around his Houston hometown in 1953 and graduating in rapid fashion to the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway and […]

Montoya To Join Penske’s IndyCar Team In 2014
Monday, 16 Sep, 2013 – 10:30 | Comments Off on Montoya To Join Penske’s IndyCar Team In 2014
Montoya To Join Penske’s IndyCar Team In 2014

Team Penske announced today that Juan Pablo Montoya will join the team in 2014.
Montoya will drive the No. 2 Team Penske IndyCar for the full season as he will join Will Power and three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves in the team’s IZOD IndyCar Series lineup beginning next season.
Montoya, 37, is a native of Colombia. […]

Q&A: Mario’s Life And Career Have Been A RUSH
Tuesday, 10 Sep, 2013 – 13:54 | 2 Comments
Q&A: Mario’s Life And Career Have Been A RUSH

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
He never has parallel-parked a train, but for a generation of motorsports fans Mario Andretti truly is The Most Interesting Man in the World.
Consider these accomplishments:
– Only driver to win NASCAR’s Daytona 500 (1967), Indianapolis 500 (1969) and Formula One World Driving Championship (1978).
– Along with Phil Hill, only the […]