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Dixon Has New Team At Home To Deal With
Wednesday, 1 Apr, 2009 – 13:25 | One Comment
Dixon Has New Team At Home To Deal With

 
By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
As a two-time IndyCar Series champion and the most recent Indianapolis 500 winner, Scott Dixon appears to be a man with few worlds to conquer.
So, how about fatherhood…and the joy of changing diapers? That life-altering experience awaits Scott and Emma Dixon, who are expecting their first child in late July. 
“Both [...]

IRL’s Vision Racing hires Hunter-Reay
Tuesday, 31 Mar, 2009 – 17:35 | Comments Off
IRL’s Vision Racing hires Hunter-Reay

 
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Vision Racing of the IndyCar series announced Tuesday that it has hired Ryan Hunter-Reay to drive for it in the 2009 season.
Hunter-Reay, 28, joins fellow American, Ed Carpenter, on the team’s driver roster.
Hunter-Reay, who won on the road course at Watkins Glen International last season and claimed IndyCar Series Rookie of the Year honors in [...]

Marco Andretti Eyes Two Prizes
Saturday, 28 Mar, 2009 – 12:45 | One Comment
Marco Andretti Eyes Two Prizes

 
By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Win the Indianapolis 500. Win the IndyCar Series championship.
That formula worked for Dario Franchitti in 2007 and Scott Dixon in 2008, and Marco Andretti has been taking notes. Asked to outline his goals for the 2009 season, the third generation open-wheel star said he basically wants it all _ beginning [...]

Firestone Opts For Alternate “Red” Rubber
Saturday, 28 Mar, 2009 – 9:12 | Comments Off

A  softer, alternate Firestone Racing tire compound promises to add to the strategy mix during the IndyCar Series’ seven road/street course events in 2009. 
Known as “reds” because of their bright red sidewalls, the alternate tires are identical in body construction to the primary Firestone Firehawk racing slicks. However, the alternates feature a softer tread compound [...]

Good Day at the Barber
Tuesday, 24 Mar, 2009 – 19:45 | One Comment
Good Day at the Barber

 
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Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing completed its pre-season test program Monday at the 2.38-mile Barber Motorsports Park and declared itself ready to focus on earning back-to-back wins in the Honda Grand Prix of St. Pete IndyCar Series season-opener on April 5.
Graham Rahal, winner of the 2008 St. Pete race, and Robert Doornbos completed the second and final day [...]

Bronzed Moments
Thursday, 19 Mar, 2009 – 10:00 | Comments Off
Bronzed Moments

INDIANAPOLIS  – Fans can’t enter the locker room of a professional sports team, but they can get up close to teams and drivers at this year’s Indianapolis 500 if they opt into Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s Bronze Badge program.
Bronze Badge credentials for the 2009 Indianapolis 500, which provide fans age 18 and older with rare, behind-the-scenes [...]

Stewart hires Donoso
Thursday, 19 Mar, 2009 – 9:58 | Comments Off

Pablo Donoso, who claimed a win in his rookie season in Firestone Indy Lights in 2008, has signed with Brian Stewart Racing for the 2009 season. Donoso, who won the second race at Infineon Raceway and earned his first pole position at Milwaukee, will drive the No. 33 car for veteran team owner Brian Stewart.
“Pablo [...]

Sounds of Indy
Thursday, 19 Mar, 2009 – 9:55 | Comments Off

IndyCar Weekly, a radio show hosted by Mike King, lead announcer for the IMS Radio Network, will air live on indycar.com beginning March 30.
The show will be broadcast every Monday through mid-October from 7-8 p.m. (ET). Many weeks IndyCar Weekly will follow the Firestone Indy Lights race show and IndyCar Series race replay that will [...]

INDYCAR.com – Latest Videos
Sunday, 15 Mar, 2009 – 16:13 | Comments Off