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INDYCAR Releases Las Vegas Accident Findings

It's been two months - nearly to the day - since 2011 Indianapolis 500 champion Dan Wheldon perished in a 15-car crash during the IZOD IndyCar Series finale on the 1.5-mile progressively banked Las Vegas Motor Speedway oval. The race had 34 cars - one more than is permitted on the 2.5-mile... read more

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INDYCAR Won't Return To Las Vegas Motor Speedway In 2012

The IZOD IndyCar Series made a disastrous return to Las Vegas Motor Speedway in October of 2011 and it appears that it was one and done. During the IndyCar World Finals at... read more December 9, 2011 by

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Simon Pagenaud Signs With IndyCar's Sam Schmidt Motorsports

Sam Schmidt Motorsports hired Simon Pagenaud to drive its Dallara/Honda/Firestone IZOD IndyCar Series entry in the upcoming 2012 season. Announced at the IMIS trade show in... read more December 8, 2011 by

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Fisher Hires Newgarden, Adds Partner

Sarah Fisher is moving forward with her eponymous team, adding a new partner and hiring a new American driver. The IZOD IndyCar Series team will henceforth be known as Sarah... read more December 8, 2011 by

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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... read more December 1, 2011 by

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INDYCAR Implements Top-Level Changes

The news began squirting about the internet on Tuesday afternoon--Brian Barnhart has been removed from INDYCAR Race Control and Terry Angstadt is leaving the commercial... read more November 30, 2011 by

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Michael Shank Indy Team Pursues Growth, Lotus Engine Still Delayed

A number of new teams will be joining the returning racing efforts for the 2012 IndyCar season, the inaugural year of returning engine manufacturer competition and the... read more November 23, 2011 by

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Foyt Family Wines Donates Proceeds To Wheldon Family

A couple of years ago, Larry Foyt premiered the Foyt Family Wines label while the IZOD IndyCar Series made its annual visit to Infineon Raceway Sears Point amid the... read more November 22, 2011 by

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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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