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Newman/Haas Out Of INDYCAR In 2012

Some unhappy news came out of Lincolnshire, Illinois on the first of December, as the legendary car owner Carl A. Haas confirmed that Newman/Haas Racing cannot continue in the IZOD IndyCar Series in 2012. The economic climate caught up to NHR, who raced with two cars in the 2011 season, for Catalan... read more

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Sarah Fisher Named Team Principal Of The Year

2011 has been quite the year for Sarah Fisher and her eponymous Sarah Fisher Racing. The Indy car team owner had her first daughter with husband Andy O'Gara; her team won its... read more November 17, 2011 by 

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Young Gun Prospect: Jessica Bean, America's Next Great Open Wheel Star

It's no secret that Americans have not made much noise in the world of open wheel racing in recent years. Save for the likes of Sam Hornish Jr. and Danica Patrick, who've had... read more November 17, 2011 by 

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Panther Racing Extends JR Hildebrand's Contract Through 2013

JR Hildebrand has a home for the next two IZOD IndyCar Series seasons. After a stellar rookie year with Panther Racing, the John Barnes-led Indy car team decided to take up... read more November 16, 2011 by 

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Novo Nordisk Extends Kimball, Chip Ganassi Racing Sponsorship

Charlie Kimball, 26, driver of Chip Ganassi Racing's No. 83 IZOD IndyCar Series race car is the first licensed driver with Type 1 diabetes in the history of INDYCAR. Racing... read more November 15, 2011 by 

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Will Power Cleared To Test 2012 Chevy Indy Car

IZOD IndyCar Series runner-up--for the past two seasons--Will Power has been cleared to test the new 2012 Chevrolet Indy car next week. Power sustained two small compression... read more November 9, 2011 by 

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Derrick Walker To Manage Ed Carpenter Racing

Ed Carpenter's plans for 2012 took a steep upward turn when he confirmed that he'll use the Derrick Walker Racing shop in northeast Indianapolis to house his new IZOD IndyCar... read more November 5, 2011 by 

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Tom Anderson Joins Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing For Honda-Powered INDYCAR Bid

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) is serious about being a diversified racing team. To help direct the team in defending its American Le Mans Series (ALMS) GT... read more November 3, 2011 by 

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Team Penske Retains Three-Driver IndyCar Lineup

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves and, in particular, perennial race-win contender Ryan Briscoe, can now heave a sigh of relief as their 2012 IZOD IndyCar... read more November 3, 2011 by 

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KV Racing Technology Joins Chevy INDYCAR Camp For 2012

Confirming another one of those "worst kept secrets" in motorsports, KV Racing Technology finally acceded to the fact that they're dropping the "Lotus" monicker and going to... read more November 1, 2011 by 

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Will Power's Injury Status Updated After Las Vegas Crash

Will Power knew something was wrong. Even after doctors at University Medical Center in Las Vegas returned the two-time IZOD IndyCar Series championship runner-up to the... read more October 25, 2011 by 

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Katherine Legge's Quest For An IndyCar Ride

At the final race of the year on the IZOD IndyCar Series trail, it's customary to see drivers walking around and looking for an appropriate job for the coming season. There... read more October 20, 2011 by 

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Tributes Pour In For Dan Wheldon

We've had a few days to digest the tragic loss of Dan Wheldon, and believe me, it isn't getting any easier. Shortly after the wonderful five-lap tribute to Wheldon, the press... read more October 18, 2011 by 

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Why Dan Wheldon's Death Should NOT Mean The End Of Auto Racing

By now anyone even vaguely familiar with the idea that some people gather on weekends to drive cars quickly around closed circuits is aware of Dan Wheldon's death due to... read more October 18, 2011 by 

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Reviewing The Wheldon Tragedy At Las Vegas

It hasn't taken long for people (that don't race Indy cars) to say Dan Wheldon's death means open wheel race cars should not race on banked ovals. Dan's death is a terrible... read more October 18, 2011 by 

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Dallara To Name 2012 IndyCar Chassis For Dan Wheldon

This weekend's deadly 15-car wreck at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway still has the racing world bowing its head in remembrance, while looking at ways to prevent a similarly... read more October 18, 2011 by 


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