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Penske New Guy Newgarden Fastest In Phoenix
Saturday, 11 Feb, 2017 – 8:58 | Comments Off on Penske New Guy Newgarden Fastest In Phoenix
Penske New Guy Newgarden Fastest In Phoenix

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The roar of 2.2-liter, twin-turbocharged V-6 engines filled the air into the night at Phoenix Raceway on Friday, as 21 Verizon IndyCar Series entries turned laps for the first time together in 2017.
The first of a two-day Open Test for all full-season teams saw Team Penske newcomer Josef Newgarden record the fastest of 2,638 total […]

IndyCar Teams Get Back To Work In Phoenix
Friday, 10 Feb, 2017 – 17:55 | Comments Off on IndyCar Teams Get Back To Work In Phoenix
IndyCar Teams Get Back To Work In Phoenix

For the first time in 2017, all full-season Verizon IndyCar Series entries are testing this weekend at Phoenix Raceway.
Twenty-one cars are entered for the two-day test that concludes Saturday around the 1-mile oval in Avondale, Ariz., steeped in Indy car history. From 1964-2005, 61 races were contested on the track, with legendary drivers A.J. Foyt […]

IndyCar Shaking Up Race-Weekend Schedules
Tuesday, 7 Feb, 2017 – 16:41 | Comments Off on IndyCar Shaking Up Race-Weekend Schedules
IndyCar Shaking Up Race-Weekend Schedules

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In a continuing effort to deliver the most effective and entertaining on-track action for fans, the Verizon IndyCar Series has modified the race weekend schedule at some events for the 2017 season.
INDYCAR, sanctioning body for the Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires developmental ladder, announced the modifications as well […]

IndyCar Unveils TV Schedule
Wednesday, 18 Jan, 2017 – 19:10 | Comments Off on IndyCar Unveils TV Schedule
IndyCar Unveils TV Schedule

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Continuity and consistency highlight the 2017 IndyCar Series television schedule.
In collaboration with ABC and NBC Sports Network, INDYCAR’s television calendar will see each race returning to the same network where it aired in 2016. The logic behind the schedule is based on continuing to seek opportunities to avoid broadcast conflicts with other major sporting events […]

Pigot To Take Wheel For Carpenter In The Twisties
Tuesday, 17 Jan, 2017 – 18:37 | Comments Off on Pigot To Take Wheel For Carpenter In The Twisties
Pigot To Take Wheel For Carpenter In The Twisties

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Spencer Pigot has found his niche at Ed Carpenter Racing.
The 2015 Indy Lights champion, Pigot has retained his seat as road and street-course specialist in the No. 20 Chevrolet for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. After joining ECR partway through 2016 in the same role, Pigot will compete in […]

2018 Indy Cars Will Roll Without Aero Doo-Dads
Saturday, 14 Jan, 2017 – 9:09 | Comments Off on 2018 Indy Cars Will Roll Without Aero Doo-Dads
2018 Indy Cars Will Roll Without Aero Doo-Dads

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDYCAR’s return to a universal/generic bodywork kit for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season will emphasize bottom-side downforce as the key element of a “reverse-engineering exercise” addressing aesthetics as much as performance.
In other words, the next generation of Indy car needs to look good and run fast sans aerodynamic doo-dads. […]

INDYCAR Big On Midget Racing
Wednesday, 11 Jan, 2017 – 18:04 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Big On Midget Racing
INDYCAR Big On Midget Racing

INDYCAR is reaching back to its racing roots this week, sponsoring 10 drivers via a contingency award program during the 31st annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals in Tulsa, Okla.
Team INDYCAR’s 10 drivers will compete in the famed off-season event that attracts hundreds of racers ranging from weekly short-track regulars and legends to INDYCAR and NASCAR […]

Chilton Out To Solve ‘American Way Of Racing’
Tuesday, 13 Dec, 2016 – 16:55 | Comments Off on Chilton Out To Solve ‘American Way Of Racing’
Chilton Out To Solve ‘American Way Of Racing’

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The Americanization of Max Chilton will continue at Chip Ganassi Racing in 2017, with the Brit set to contest the full Verizon IndyCar Series schedule in the No. 8 Honda with primary sponsorship from Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Chilton joined CGR in February 2016 after competing in Indy Lights in […]

Sato Joins Andretti
Friday, 2 Dec, 2016 – 17:38 | Comments Off on Sato Joins Andretti
Sato Joins Andretti

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Open-wheel veteran Takuma Sato has joined Andretti Autosport for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season.
Sato, who spent the last four seasons driving for A.J. Foyt Racing, replaces Carlos Munoz in the No. 26 Honda. In what played-out as an unintended driver swap, the 24-year-old Munoz joined Foyt’s Texas-based team last month as driver of the […]

Foyt Hires Two New Drivers
Wednesday, 16 Nov, 2016 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Foyt Hires Two New Drivers
Foyt Hires Two New Drivers

A.J. Foyt Racing will contest the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season with a revamped Generation Next driver lineup featuring 24-year-old Carlos Munoz and Conor Daly as part of a Texas-sized house-cleaning extending from the team’s base outside Houston to its new satellite shop in Speedway, Ind.
“Both of our drivers are very young and they’ve got […]