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TMS Thinks ‘Big Hoss’ To Be Bonanza For Fans
Thursday, 20 Mar, 2014 – 16:43 | Comments Off on TMS Thinks ‘Big Hoss’ To Be Bonanza For Fans
TMS Thinks ‘Big Hoss’ To Be Bonanza For Fans

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas –With the click of an oversized remote control button and accompanying fireworks, Speedway Motorsports Inc. officials unveiled the “biggest, baddest HD video board on the planet” Wednesday …

Team Penske’s Power Ends Barber Test In ‘A Happy Place’
Wednesday, 19 Mar, 2014 – 8:46 | Comments Off on Team Penske’s Power Ends Barber Test In ‘A Happy Place’
Team Penske’s Power Ends Barber Test In ‘A Happy Place’

Will Power completed a two-day sweep of an unseasonably cold spring training Tuesday, topping the time chart at Barber Motorsports Park as the Verizon IndyCar Series wrapped up its traditional Open Test.
Power, driver of …

Look For Montoya To Win Quickly In New Ride
Wednesday, 19 Mar, 2014 – 8:30 | Comments Off on Look For Montoya To Win Quickly In New Ride
Look For Montoya To Win Quickly In New Ride

Unimpressed. That’s a pretty good way to describe Juan Pablo Montoya as he has made his way through the American auto racing scene. Not really aloof or bored, but unimpressed.
He was that way when he …

Team Penske Flexing Muscles At IndyCar Test
Tuesday, 18 Mar, 2014 – 9:49 | Comments Off on Team Penske Flexing Muscles At IndyCar Test
Team Penske Flexing Muscles At IndyCar Test

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Team Penske’s Will Power, Juan Pablo Montoya and Helio Castroneves began checking-off boxes for the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season-opener Monday, posting the top three lap times among 22 drivers …

Verizon Becomes Title Sponsor of IndyCar Series
Friday, 14 Mar, 2014 – 8:58 | Comments Off on Verizon Becomes Title Sponsor of IndyCar Series
Verizon Becomes Title Sponsor of IndyCar Series

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INDYCAR announced today a multi-year entitlement agreement with Verizon that will see the North America open-wheel racing championship named the Verizon IndyCar Series.
“Verizon is delighted to become the title sponsor of the Verizon IndyCar Series …

Indy 500 Climbs Aboard Gimmick Bandwagon
Saturday, 8 Mar, 2014 – 8:34 | Comments Off on Indy 500 Climbs Aboard Gimmick Bandwagon
Indy 500 Climbs Aboard Gimmick Bandwagon

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDYCAR fell into lockstep with the gimmick-it-up-for-TV crowd of sanctioning bodies Friday, unveiling a new qualifying format to set the 33-car starting field for the 98th running of the Indianapolis …

Busch: ‘Nothing Can Compare’ To Starting Indy
Friday, 7 Mar, 2014 – 12:17 | 2 Comments
Busch: ‘Nothing Can Compare’ To Starting Indy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
A self-described “old-school racer,” Kurt Busch will attempt to become only the fourth driver to compete in IndyCar’s historic Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR’s 600-mile marathon in the same day over …

Granatelli Dead At 90
Sunday, 29 Dec, 2013 – 20:59 | Comments Off on Granatelli Dead At 90

Andy Granatelli, a fixture in Indy cars and at the Indianapolis 500, died Sunday at age 90.
Granatelli is the former CEO of STP motor oil company who made a mark on motorsports as a car …

Dario On The Mend Physically, Emotionally
Friday, 20 Dec, 2013 – 9:42 | Comments Off on Dario On The Mend Physically, Emotionally
Dario On The Mend Physically, Emotionally

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
The pain started for Dario Franchitti in his ankle. Then it moved to his head.  Not long after that, it had spread to his entire body. Perhaps the worst part …

Sato Returns To Foyt Racing For 2014 Season
Wednesday, 18 Dec, 2013 – 10:26 | Comments Off on Sato Returns To Foyt Racing For 2014 Season
Sato Returns To Foyt Racing For 2014 Season

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Takuma Sato will begin his second IndyCar Series season with A.J. Foyt Racing today with a test session at Sebring (Fla.) International Raceway. The team confirmed Tuesday that Sato, 36, …