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Bourdais Stays Hot In Desert
Saturday, 7 Apr, 2018 – 8:24 | Comments Off on Bourdais Stays Hot In Desert
Bourdais Stays Hot In Desert

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Sebastien Bourdais continued his hot start to the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season, winning the pole on Friday for Sunday’s Phoenix Grand Prix.
The pole for Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan driver comes a month after …

Mario, Phoenix Take A Look Back
Friday, 6 Apr, 2018 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Mario, Phoenix Take A Look Back
Mario, Phoenix Take A Look Back

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ISM Raceway, most recently known as Phoenix Raceway, is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Mario Andretti’s final Indy car victory in conjunction with this weekend’s Desert Diamond West Valley Casino …

NBC, IndyCar Hope To Pump Up 500 Viewership
Thursday, 22 Mar, 2018 – 8:53 | Comments Off on NBC, IndyCar Hope To Pump Up 500 Viewership
NBC, IndyCar Hope To Pump Up 500 Viewership

An opportunity to reverse admittedly sagging viewership figures for the Indianapolis 500 will be a prime target for NBC Sports Group when it launches its exclusive media rights contract with the Verizon IndyCar Series beginning …

Indy 500 Moving To NBC Next Season
Wednesday, 21 Mar, 2018 – 18:27 | Comments Off on Indy 500 Moving To NBC Next Season
Indy 500 Moving To NBC Next Season

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Television coverage of the Indianapolis 500 _ the world’s largest, single-day sporting event _ will move to the NBC network in May 2019 after an historic, 54-year run on ABC …

Helio Makes Cameo Appearance In An Indy Car
Wednesday, 21 Mar, 2018 – 8:09 | Comments Off on Helio Makes Cameo Appearance In An Indy Car
Helio Makes Cameo Appearance In An Indy Car

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Helio Castroneves reverted to his exuberant open-wheel self Tuesday, when the three-time Indianapolis 500 champion tested INDYCAR’s new-for-2018 universal aerodynamic chassis for the first time.
Castroneves rejoined Team Penske’s regular-season, three-driver …

Foyt Attacked By Bees – Again
Friday, 16 Mar, 2018 – 17:43 | Comments Off on Foyt Attacked By Bees – Again
Foyt Attacked By Bees – Again

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The frightening sequel to “A.J. and the Killer Bees” played-out on a bulldozer earlier this week.
Motorsports icon A.J. Foyt Jr. has survived a second attack by Africanized Killer Bees. This …

Lone Star J.R. Given A Texas-Sized Party
Monday, 12 Mar, 2018 – 16:05 | Comments Off on Lone Star J.R. Given A Texas-Sized Party
Lone Star J.R. Given A Texas-Sized Party

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Open-wheel legend Johnny Rutherford is celebrating his 80th birthday today with some cake that, appropriately enough, has a few miles on it.
The three-time Indianapolis 500 champion …

Late Crash Gives Bourdais IndyCar Series Victory In St. Petersburg
Sunday, 11 Mar, 2018 – 14:16 | Comments Off on Late Crash Gives Bourdais IndyCar Series Victory In St. Petersburg
Late Crash Gives Bourdais IndyCar Series Victory In St. Petersburg

Sebastien Bourdais took the lead when race-leader Robert Wickens was wrecked by second-place Alexander Rossi just in front of him after a restart with two laps to go and went on to win Sunday’s season-opener …

Newbies Steal St. Pete Qualifying Show
Saturday, 10 Mar, 2018 – 18:39 | Comments Off on Newbies Steal St. Pete Qualifying Show
Newbies Steal St. Pete Qualifying Show

It was a day for fresh faces during qualifying for the Verizon IndyCar Series.
Rookie Robert Wickens on Saturday earned the pole for Sunday’s season-opening  race on the street course in St. Petersburg, Fla. He will …

Indy Cars Trying To Get A Grip
Saturday, 10 Mar, 2018 – 13:46 | Comments Off on Indy Cars Trying To Get A Grip
Indy Cars Trying To Get A Grip

INDYCAR’s new-for-2018 universal chassis served up grip challenges front-to-rear for the 24 drivers hot-lapping during Friday’s two practice sessions for the Verizon IndyCar Series’ season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Fla.
Ryan Hunter-Reay of Andretti …