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Indy 500 Point Production Among 2018 Changes
Tuesday, 23 Jan, 2018 – 17:20 | Comments Off on Indy 500 Point Production Among 2018 Changes
Indy 500 Point Production Among 2018 Changes

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The amount of championship points earned for Indianapolis 500 qualifying is among updates and procedural modifications included in the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series Official Rule Book distributed to teams by sanctioning body INDYCAR.
Qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 are set for May 19-20, a week ahead of the 102nd running of the race on May 27. This year, […]

New Aero Kits Addressed At IndyCar Address
Monday, 22 Jan, 2018 – 18:35 | Comments Off on New Aero Kits Addressed At IndyCar Address
New Aero Kits Addressed At IndyCar Address

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
With its new-for-2018 universal chassis serving as backdrop/prop, INDYCAR executive Mark Miles recently delivered what amounted to a “State of the Sport” address covering the Verizon IndyCar Series and its constituents.
Miles _ CEO of Hulman & Company, parent of sanctioning body INDYCAR and Indianapolis Motor Speedway _ spoke during last […]

500 Winners Collect ‘Baby Borgs’
Saturday, 20 Jan, 2018 – 18:15 | Comments Off on 500 Winners Collect ‘Baby Borgs’
500 Winners Collect ‘Baby Borgs’

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Reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato has taken possession of a career-defining piece of Verizon IndyCar Series hardware.
Sato and team-owner Michael Andretti each received BorgWarner Championship trophies, also known as the “Baby Borg,” to commemorate their thrilling victory in the 101st edition of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil last May.
BorgWarner Inc. President/CEO […]

Gurney An Easy Choice For Racing’s Mt. Rushmore
Wednesday, 17 Jan, 2018 – 10:32 | Comments Off on Gurney An Easy Choice For Racing’s Mt. Rushmore
Gurney An Easy Choice For Racing’s Mt. Rushmore

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
 
The news of Dan Gurney’s passing over the weekend re-fired a raging and often hostile debate between me, myself and I which seems to flare whenever something of major auto racing significance makes headlines.
It’s the debate about which four American drivers are most deserving of having their visages cut into […]

‘Legend’ Not A Cliche When It Came To Dan Gurney
Monday, 15 Jan, 2018 – 21:07 | Comments Off on ‘Legend’ Not A Cliche When It Came To Dan Gurney
‘Legend’ Not A Cliche When It Came To Dan Gurney

Dan Gurney, arguably the most versatile driver to buckle-up behind the steering wheel of a race car, has passed away.
Gurney _ who won races in NASCAR stock cars, Indy cars, Formula One cars and IMSA sports cars _ died Sunday from complications of pneumonia at age 86 in Newport Beach, Calif. Gurney was born on […]

King Of England To Drive An IndyCar in 2018
Saturday, 6 Jan, 2018 – 9:16 | Comments Off on King Of England To Drive An IndyCar in 2018
King Of England To Drive An IndyCar in 2018

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Armed with sage advice from Mark Blundell and Alexander Rossi, Englishman Jordan King’s open-wheel career has been steered from Formula One to the Verizon IndyCar Series beginning with the 2018 season.
Indianapolis-based Ed Carpenter Racing completed the lineup of the team’s No. 20 Chevrolet earlier this week with the addition […]

IndyCar TV Upgrades Unveiled
Thursday, 4 Jan, 2018 – 8:10 | Comments Off on IndyCar TV Upgrades Unveiled
IndyCar TV Upgrades Unveiled

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Television coverage of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule, featuring expanded use of in-car cameras for a variety of new angles, has been announced by INDYCAR and its broadcast partners.
ABC and NBC Sports Network will utilize never-before-seen views of the racing with cameras strategically placed on the universal bodywork kit new for all Chevrolet and […]

IndyCar’s Munoz Heads Back To His ‘Family’
Thursday, 28 Dec, 2017 – 8:53 | Comments Off on IndyCar’s Munoz Heads Back To His ‘Family’
IndyCar’s Munoz Heads Back To His ‘Family’

By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
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Declaring himself “twice-a-better-driver” after soldiering through the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season, free-agent Carlos Munoz has rejoined Andretti Autosport for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500.
Munoz, who drove for AJ Foyt Racing alongside Conor Daly last season, completes team-owner/CEO Michael Andretti’s six-car roster for “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” at the […]

Kanaan Takes First Ride For The Foyt Team
Monday, 18 Dec, 2017 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Kanaan Takes First Ride For The Foyt Team
Kanaan Takes First Ride For The Foyt Team

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Tony Kanaan, the self-described “last man standing” in the Verizon IndyCar Series, has completed his first test with AJ Foyt Racing in the No. 14 ABC Supply Chevrolet he will drive during the 2018 season.
Kanaan, who joined Foyt’s Texas-based organization on Oct. 6, participated in the final day of testing […]

New IndyCar Team To Launch With Veteran Drivers
Sunday, 17 Dec, 2017 – 9:45 | Comments Off on New IndyCar Team To Launch With Veteran Drivers
New IndyCar Team To Launch With Veteran Drivers

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Admittedly still “learning the ropes” of American racing, British open-wheel powerhouse Carlin will graduate to the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2018 when it fields fulltime entries for Charlie Kimball and Max Chilton.
Dumped by Chip Ganassi Racing after the 2017 season, native Californian Kimball and Brit Chilton will compete in Chevrolet-powered […]