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Mutoh Gets Newman/Haas/Lanigan Ride
Monday, 22 Feb, 2010 – 18:46 | Comments Off

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Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing announced Monday that Japanese driver Hideki Mutoh, 27, will join the team for the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series season and pilot the No. 06 Formula Dream/Panasonic Dallara-Honda-Firestone entry. It will be the third full season of Indy car competition for Mutoh, who earned Rookie of the Year honors in 2008.
“Hideki has [...]

Sato To Drive For KVRT
Thursday, 18 Feb, 2010 – 8:21 | One Comment

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KV Racing Technology announced today that Takuma Sato will drive for the team during the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series season.
“We are very excited to have been able to put this deal together with Takuma and his group,” said KVRT co-owner Jimmy Vasser.  “I can’t wait to see what I know will be a extremely fast [...]

Gil de Ferran Returns to Indycars
Tuesday, 16 Feb, 2010 – 17:05 | Comments Off
Gil de Ferran Returns to Indycars

Gil de Ferran, one the IndyCar Series’ most popular and successful drivers, will return to the sport this year as a co-owner of the Luczo-Dragon Racing team.
He will merge his de Ferran Motorsports team, which has competed the last two season in the American Le Mans Series, with the Luczo team, which has been competing [...]

Viso To Test With KVRT
Saturday, 13 Feb, 2010 – 19:17 | Comments Off
Viso To Test With KVRT

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KV Racing Technology and E. J. Viso announced Saturday that it will conduct a test at Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Florida on Monday, February 15.
“E. J. is an outstanding driver,” said KVRT General Manager Mark Johnson. “We have been in discussions with him for several weeks about possibly joining KV Racing Technology for [...]

Harris: George Era Ends In Controversy
Wednesday, 3 Feb, 2010 – 14:17 | 2 Comments
Harris: George Era Ends In Controversy

Love him or hate him, everyone who follows American open-wheel racing has an opinion about Tony George.
Now, with his sudden plunge from the top of the open-wheel world, the haters can rejoice and the supporters are left to wonder what happened, how did George go from the most powerful man in the open-wheel sport to [...]

IRL Hires A New CEO
Tuesday, 2 Feb, 2010 – 15:01 | One Comment
IRL Hires A New CEO

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The Indy Racing League has a new boss.
Randy Bernard, longtime CEO of Professional Bull Riders, Inc., has been named CEO of the IRL, the sanctioning body of the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights.
His hiring was announced Tuesday by Jeffrey Belskus, president and CEO of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation, the home of the [...]

Ganassi Issues Warnings About The Future
Friday, 29 Jan, 2010 – 7:54 | 2 Comments
Ganassi Issues Warnings About The Future

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Chip Ganassi’s passion for auto racing started early.
When he was 5 years old, Ganassi’s father went to Indianapolis to take part in an equipment auction and took in the 1963 Indy 500 while he was there. The elder Ganassi came home with an 8 millimeter film of the race.
“I watched [...]

George Closes Vision Racing
Thursday, 28 Jan, 2010 – 15:04 | 2 Comments
George Closes Vision Racing

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Vision Racing, the team owned by Indy Racing League founder Tony George, has suspended operations and is not expected to compete in the upcoming IndyCar Series season.
The team is co-owned by actor Patrick Dempsey.
George’s stepson, Ed Carpenter, drove for the team, which was started in 2005 when George bought the assets of former IRL team [...]

IRL Unveils Brazil Course
Monday, 25 Jan, 2010 – 18:42 | 2 Comments
IRL Unveils Brazil Course

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Indy Racing League officials Monday released the course design for the IZOD IndyCar Series’ inaugural race in Brazil, the São Paulo Indy 300.
The IZOD IndyCar Series will open its 2010 season March 14 on the 2.6-mile, 11-turn circuit that mirrors the metropolis. The course, located in the north central section of São Paulo known as [...]

George Is Out In Indy
Tuesday, 19 Jan, 2010 – 15:34 | 2 Comments
George Is Out In Indy

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Tony George, the founder of the Indy Racing League, is now just a team owner in the open-wheel series.
The Board of Directors of Hulman & Company and affiliated companies, including the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, has received the resignation of George from the board of directors effective immediately, according to Mari Hulman George, chairman.
“As members of [...]