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Chassis Battle Is On In IndyCar
Wednesday, 11 Mar, 2015 – 8:38 | One Comment
Chassis Battle Is On In IndyCar

With the unveiling of American Honda’s long-awaited aero-kit, sanctioning body INDYCAR officially can boast a bona fide chassis competition for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season.
Honda’s aero kit was introduced Monday evening in Culver City, Calif., during a reception attended by principals from Honda Performance Development, American Honda and INDYCAR. Reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Ryan […]

IndyCar Hopes Aero On Target
Wednesday, 18 Feb, 2015 – 8:54 | Comments Off on IndyCar Hopes Aero On Target
IndyCar Hopes Aero On Target

Introduction of aerodynamic bodywork kits from Chevrolet and Honda for the 2015 season will mark the start of a highly anticipated era of chassis competition in the Verizon IndyCar Series.
Aerodynamic bodywork designed, manufactured and supplied by Chevrolet and Honda will begin with the revised season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 29. […]

INDYCAR Bosses Make Expansive Statements
Tuesday, 17 Feb, 2015 – 19:16 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Bosses Make Expansive Statements
INDYCAR Bosses Make Expansive Statements

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Plans for an expanded, 20-race Verizon IndyCar Series schedule covering seven months were laid out by Mark Miles, CEO of Hulman & Company, in a “State of the Sport” news conference during Media Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The 2015 season got off to a thud in late January when the […]

IndyCar Won’t Replace Brazilia Date
Tuesday, 3 Feb, 2015 – 8:18 | Comments Off on IndyCar Won’t Replace Brazilia Date
IndyCar Won’t Replace Brazilia Date

The Verizon IndyCar Series schedule will not begin on March 8 as scheduled.
In a press release issued by the series, officials said that it has been unable to find a replacement for the race in Brasilia, Brazil, which was cancelled by event organizers this week.
The statement read: INDYCAR has explored several possibilities in an attempt […]

Brasilia Withdrawal Shakes Up IndyCar’s Season-Opening Plans
Saturday, 31 Jan, 2015 – 9:26 | Comments Off on Brasilia Withdrawal Shakes Up IndyCar’s Season-Opening Plans
Brasilia Withdrawal Shakes Up IndyCar’s Season-Opening Plans

INDYCAR officials are exploring options to save the Verizon IndyCar Series’ 2015 season-opening weekend in the aftermath of an unexpected cancellation of the scheduled March 6-8 event in Brasilia, Brazil.
The Indianapolis-based sanctioning body was blindsided Thursday when BAND, promoter of the race scheduled for the 3.4-mile Autodromo Internacional Nelson Piquet road-course, pulled the plug on […]

A.J. Foyt Turns 80; Still Thinking About 500
Saturday, 17 Jan, 2015 – 8:23 | Comments Off on A.J. Foyt Turns 80; Still Thinking About 500
A.J. Foyt Turns 80; Still Thinking About 500

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Larry Foyt says the hardest part about celebrating his father’s birthday is trying to find a gift for “the man who has everything.”
As his personal odometer rolled over to 80 on Friday, Anthony Joseph Foyt Jr. now also has the promise –the blessing – of health, courtesy of triple bypass […]

IndyCar Notes: Foyt Out Of Hospital After 25 Days
Thursday, 4 Dec, 2014 – 17:39 | Comments Off on IndyCar Notes: Foyt Out Of Hospital After 25 Days
IndyCar Notes: Foyt Out Of Hospital After 25 Days

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Racing icon A.J. Foyt Jr. has been released from Baylor-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston and is recovering at home from recent triple bypass heart surgery.
Although his heart surgery on Nov. 12 was successful, Foyt developed serious complications with his lungs. He was kept on a ventilator for eight days […]

IndyCar Series To Double Down – Twice – In 2015
Thursday, 4 Dec, 2014 – 10:17 | Comments Off on IndyCar Series To Double Down – Twice – In 2015
IndyCar Series To Double Down – Twice – In 2015

Undeterred by massive criticism about Formula One’s decision to offer double championship points in that series’ season-ending race in 2014, INDYCAR announced this week that it is following suit.
In fact, America’s premier open-wheel series announced it was one-upping its European-based counterpart.
When the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series rulebook was issued to teams this week, it included […]

Foyt Recovering After Heart Surgery
Thursday, 13 Nov, 2014 – 7:37 | Comments Off on Foyt Recovering After Heart Surgery
Foyt Recovering After Heart Surgery

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Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt Jr. underwent successful coronary bypass surgery Wednesday in Houston after being diagnosed with blockages on Monday.
Foyt, 79, was admitted into Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center on Friday with intermittent chest pains but initial testing results were inconclusive. However, a cardiac catheterization procedure performed Monday revealed blockages in arteries where […]

Hinchcliffe Exits Andretti, Moves To Schmidt Peterson
Wednesday, 8 Oct, 2014 – 7:05 | Comments Off on Hinchcliffe Exits Andretti, Moves To Schmidt Peterson
Hinchcliffe Exits Andretti, Moves To Schmidt Peterson

The “Mayor of Hinchtown” is changing his email and snail-mail addresses.
James Hinchcliffe, a three-time Verizon IndyCar Series race-winner, has exited Andretti Autosport and signed a multi-year contract with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports beginning with the 2015 season.
Hinchcliffe will drive the No. 77 Dallara/Honda vacated by Simon Pagenaud, who was introduced as Team Penske’s fourth fulltime driver […]