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Conway Has Good Day At Beach
Saturday, 20 Apr, 2013 – 6:26 | Comments Off
Conway Has Good Day At Beach

All the bench racing Englishman Mike Conway has logged during his extended offseason began to pay off in Southern California on Friday, opening day of practice for the 39th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Making his belated 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series debut for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, Conway was second-quick during both sessions around [...]

Briscoe Hitches Ride For Indy
Friday, 12 Apr, 2013 – 15:40 | Comments Off
Briscoe Hitches Ride For Indy

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Veteran open-wheel driver Ryan Briscoe will return to the IZOD IndyCar Series with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams for the 97th edition of next month’s Indianapolis 500.
Briscoe will drive the No. 8 Honda-powered Dallara with primary sponsorship from NTT DATA, a global IT services provider, in a one-off ride on May 26. Last year, Briscoe qualified [...]

Hunter-Reay Edges Dixon In Alabama
Sunday, 7 Apr, 2013 – 17:47 | Comments Off
Hunter-Reay Edges Dixon In Alabama

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Reigning IZOD IndyCar Series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay overtook Helio Castroneves on Lap 76 of 90 and then held off Scott Dixon to win the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama by .6363 of a second.
Hunter-Reay, driving for Andretti Autosport, started the race from the pole and overcame a poor performance in the season-opening race at [...]

Hunter-Reay on Barber Pole
Saturday, 6 Apr, 2013 – 12:31 | Comments Off
Hunter-Reay on Barber Pole

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Defending IZOD IndyCar Series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay won the pole for Sunday’s race at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama.
Hunter-Reay, who DNF’d in the season opener at St. Petersburg, Fla., said, “You know this team has done so well this weekend – we just kept progressing. We knew where we needed to work on it, and [...]

Allmendinger Savoring A Trip To The Barber
Friday, 5 Apr, 2013 – 7:57 | Comments Off
Allmendinger Savoring A Trip To The Barber

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Team Penske has won all three IZOD IndyCar Series races run at Barber Motorsports Park, with Will Power (2011 and ‘12) and Helio Castroneves (2010) prevailing. That brief history has given A.J. Allmendinger the confidence
that the car he’ll drive in Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama is fully capable [...]

Hinchcliffe Gets First IndyCar Victory Of Career
Sunday, 24 Mar, 2013 – 16:29 | Comments Off
Hinchcliffe Gets First IndyCar Victory Of Career

James Hinchcliffe opened the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series season with a victory at the Honda Grand Prix of St Petersburg. The victory was the first of his career and it came in his 32nd start.
“I don’t think you can get much better than winning the first one because as soon as I crossed the line [...]

Power Wins Pole For IndyCar Season-Opener
Saturday, 23 Mar, 2013 – 16:41 | Comments Off
Power Wins Pole For IndyCar Season-Opener

Will Power will start his 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series season from the pole at St. Petersburg, Fla. on Sundayt.
Team Penske’s Power won the pole with a qualifying lap of 105.870 mph at the 1.8-mile street circuit.
Takuma Sato of A.J. Foyt Racing will start second and Simona de Silvestro of KV Racing Technology will start third.
“Yeah,” [...]

De Silvestro Provides Surprise In St. Petersburg
Friday, 22 Mar, 2013 – 16:33 | Comments Off
De Silvestro Provides Surprise In St. Petersburg

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Will Power and Ryan Hunter-Reay were at the top of the time chart on the opening day of preparations for the IZOD IndyCar Series’ season-opening Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. No big surprise.
The driver who ranked third, Simona de Silvestro, the first-year KV Racing Technology driver, was a bit of a surprise.
Power, who has [...]

Speeds Soar As IndyCars Arrive At Barber
Wednesday, 13 Mar, 2013 – 8:21 | Comments Off
Speeds Soar As IndyCars Arrive At Barber

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Record-setting speeds marked the first of a two-day IZOD IndyCar Series Open Test Tuesday at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala.
The session previewing the season-opening Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 24 produced these by-the-numbers highlights:
_ Twenty-five drivers who hot-lapped quicker than Will Power’s official record on [...]

Andretti Adds Viso, Fourth Car To Lineup
Sunday, 10 Feb, 2013 – 9:03 | 2 Comments
Andretti Adds Viso, Fourth Car To Lineup

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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In what rates as an open-wheel marriage of convenience, Andretti Autosport’s championship-winning organization has signed IZOD IndyCar Series veteran E.J. Viso to drive a fourth fulltime entry for the 2013 season.
A native of Caracas, Venezuela, Viso will drive the No. 5 Team Venezuela PDVSA Dallara/Chevrolet during his sixth IndyCar season [...]