Sat, 31/01/15 – 9:26 | No Comment

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 [...]

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Buescher Blown Away By Might Of Oklahoma Tornado
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer

FORT WORTH, Texas – Light bulbs were popping and cameras were rolling when defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion James Buescher met the media on Thursday at Texas Motor Speedway.
The first set of questions had nothing to little to do with the Plano, Texas native’s chances of winning Friday night’s WinStar World Casino 400 [...]

Thu, 06/6/13 – 20:07 | Comments Off
Sato Talks About Racing In The Boss’s House
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
FORT WORTH, Texas – When he joined A.J. Foyt’s ABC Supply Racing team this year, Takuma Sato’s first sponsor “obligation” was a seven-day cruise in the Caribbean aboard Holland-America’s “Eurodam” charter in January. While at sea, the ex-Formula 1 driver sat down for an interview that covered a wide range [...]

Thu, 06/6/13 – 19:57 | One Comment
Kanaan Giving IndyCar Lessons In Team Building
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
FORT WORTH, Texas  – In a season that has seen “little guy” teams stand tall on IZOD IndyCar Series podiums, KV Racing Technology, Tony Kanaan and his prominent proboscis definitely fit the profile.
Kanaan ended 11 years of frustration with his victory in the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 last [...]

Wed, 06/5/13 – 17:13 | Comments Off
TRD’s White To Step Down After Current Season
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

The face and voice of Toyota Racing Development’s wide-ranging North American motorsports programs for more than 15 years is stepping down.
Lee White, president of TRD, announced Tuesday that he will retire at the end of the 2013 racing season. Citing “family health care needs,” White immediately will cease his daily duties and vacate the position [...]

Wed, 06/5/13 – 8:03 | Comments Off
Pagenaud, Schmidt Hamilton Win Race 2 at Belle Isle
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It was a day of firsts on the second day of the Indy Dual in Detroit IZOD IndyCar Series event at the Belle Isle street circuit. The first first belonged to driver Simon Pagenaud who won the crash-filled race Sunday, while the second first belonged to Sam Schmidt and Davey Hamilton, who won their first [...]

Sun, 06/2/13 – 18:40 | Comments Off
Langdon, Hagan Have Top Finishes In Englishtown
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Shawn Langdon raced to his third Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
Langdon powered his Al-Anabi [...]

Sun, 06/2/13 – 16:43 | Comments Off
Stewart Ends Dry Spell By Winning At Dover
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Tony Stewart ended a winless streak of almost a full year Sunday when he won the Sprint Cup race at Dover International Raceway.
The victory was secured when Stewart passed Juan Montoya for the lead with three laps to go. Montoya finished second while Jeff Gordon was third.
The victory came on one of Stewart’s least favorite [...]

Sun, 06/2/13 – 15:55 | Comments Off
INDYCAR Charts Its Future
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INDYCAR on Sunday laid out its long-term IZOD IndyCar Series competition strategy. The timeline begins immediately and runs through the 2021 season.
Immediate initiatives include INDYCAR and Dallara looking to reduce the surface area of the underbody of the current chassis to reduce the potential for lift in preparation for the addition of various aerodynamic [...]

Sun, 06/2/13 – 13:11 | Comments Off
Mike Conway Out-Duals Field At Belle Isle
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Mike Conway on Sunday earned his second IZOD IndyCar Series victory and is poised to receive a $50,000 bonus if he can sweep the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit.
Conway, who started second in the Honda-powered No. 18 Sonny’s car for Dale Coyne Racing, overtook Ryan Hunter-Reay for the lead on Lap 44 of 70 on [...]

Sat, 06/1/13 – 20:29 | Comments Off
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Max Angelelli drove the No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette DP across the finish line 0.486 seconds ahead of 2012 Detroit winner Joao Barbosa to win the Chevrolet Grand-Am 200 at Belle Isle.
The victory moved Angelelli and co-driver Jordan Taylor into the Daytona Prototype points lead by two points over No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Corvette [...]

Sat, 06/1/13 – 18:22 | Comments Off