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INDYCAR Boss Touts Series, Slams Critics
Thursday, 23 Feb, 2012 – 8:17 | One Comment
INDYCAR Boss Touts Series, Slams Critics

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Addressing what he termed the “many critics” of the IZOD IndyCar Series, CEO Randy Bernard promised the 2012 season will provide “one helluva ride” when it hits the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla., next month.
“It’s time for everyone to put its faith back in INDYCAR,” Bernard said during a State [...]

INDYCAR Introduces New Engine
Saturday, 18 Feb, 2012 – 9:25 | Comments Off
INDYCAR Introduces New Engine

Engine regulations designed to create a “level playing field” for the IZOD IndyCar Series’ various manufacturers through the 2016 season were released by INDYCAR officials on Friday.
Consumer-relevant, 2.2-liter, direct-injected turbocharged V-6 engines supplied by Chevrolet, Honda and Lotus will make their competitive debuts in five weeks at the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on [...]

Andretti To Promote Race At Milwaukee Mile
Saturday, 11 Feb, 2012 – 8:42 | Comments Off
Andretti To Promote Race At Milwaukee Mile

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The Andretti name has always been well-known around the Milwaukee area. It will become even better known after Friday’s announcement that IndyCar racing will return to the historick Milwaukee Mile.
Andretti Sports Marketing Wisconsin, led by IndyCar team owner Michael Andretti, will promote the Milwaukee IndyFest at the Milwaukee Mile, June 15 and 16. The Father’s [...]

INDYCAR Rolls Out Its New Rulebook
Tuesday, 7 Feb, 2012 – 20:31 | Comments Off
INDYCAR Rolls Out Its New Rulebook

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Sporting and technical regulations that comprise the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series rulebook were distributed electronically to teams by INDYCAR on Tuesday.
INDYCAR President of Competition and IZOD IndyCar Series Race Director Beaux Barfield said the goal was to re-format the 2012 rulebook for ease of use in conjunction with the debut of the Dallara DW12 chassis [...]

Barrichello Testing Indycar
Monday, 30 Jan, 2012 – 17:42 | Comments Off
Barrichello Testing Indycar

Formula 1 veteran Rubens Barrichello drove an Indycar on Monday and said afterward that he is unsure if the drive would lead him to a job in 2012 with the Indianapolis-based series.
“We’ll see,” said Barrichello, who drove a second car prepared by KV Racing Technology at Sebring International Raceway in Florida when asked if fans [...]

Lotus Testing Picks Up Steam At Homestead
Wednesday, 25 Jan, 2012 – 9:47 | Comments Off
Lotus Testing Picks Up Steam At Homestead

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Team Barracuda – BHA driver Alex Tagliani took to the road course of Homestead Miami-Speedway on Monday and Tuesday for the second in a series of engine tests for the new, Lotus-powered Dallara DW12.
The Lotus test team, comprised of crew members from Bryan Herta Autosport, Dreyer & Reinbold Racing and HVM Racing, completed two successful [...]

Danica Patrick Says She Won’t Drive In Indy 500
Monday, 23 Jan, 2012 – 12:49 | 2 Comments
Danica Patrick Says She Won’t Drive In Indy 500

CONCORD, N. C. – Danica Patrick announced Monday that she will not drive in this year’s Indianapolis 500.
Instead, she will race in the Coca-Cola 600 Sprint Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Memorial Day weekend.
Patrick made the announcement during the first day of the annual Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour in North Carolina.
“I hope [...]

Oriol Servia To Drive For Dreyer & Reinbold
Tuesday, 17 Jan, 2012 – 14:45 | Comments Off
Oriol Servia To Drive For Dreyer & Reinbold

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Dreyer & Reinbold Racing announced Tuesday that Spanish driver Oriol Servia will join the team full-time for the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season.
Servia will be joining the Indianapolis-based squad for the first time.
The Spanish driver is coming off of a 2011 season in which he qualified third for the 100th Anniversary of the Indianapolis 500, [...]

Andretti Signs Hinchcliffe
Wednesday, 11 Jan, 2012 – 9:07 | One Comment
Andretti Signs Hinchcliffe

Andretti Autosport announced Wednesday that it has signed Canadian driver James Hinchcliffe to a multi-year IZOD IndyCar Series deal. Hinchcliffe will drive the Andretti  GoDaddy.com Chevrolet for 2012.
In his first year in the IZOD IndyCar Series, Hinchcliffe took three top-five and seven top-10 finishes to earn the series’ Rookie of the Year title despite missing [...]

Tagliani To Drive Herta Lotus In 2012
Monday, 9 Jan, 2012 – 8:18 | Comments Off
Tagliani To Drive Herta Lotus In 2012

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Bryan Herta Autosport has announced that Alex Tagliani will drive the team’s entry in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series.
In 2011, the veteran Canadian driver earned back-to-back pole positions; first during the 95th running of the historic Indy 500 and then at Texas Motor Speedway.
Last week, the team announced a joint venture with Bowen & Bowers [...]