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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 first IZOD IndyCar Series race with Ed Carpenter at Kentucky Speedway; and Fisher won the prestigious Team Principal of the... read more

November 17, 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

Katherine Legge. Photo: Anne Proffitt.

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

Dan Wheldon in his car.

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

Dan Wheldon

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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HPD And Ilmor Trade Parting Gifts

Photo: Anne Proffit Today's INDYCAR World Championship represents the end of an era in premier American open wheel competition. Not only does every aging Dallara chassis used... read more October 17, 2011 by

Dan Wheldon, 1978-2011

Dan Wheldon: "Today We Lost A Good Friend"

photo: Anne Proffit Dan Wheldon, this year's Indianapolis 500 winner, has died in a horrendous accident at Las Vegas Motor Speedway that involved 15 flying and crashing cars... read more October 16, 2011 by

Dan Wheldon won the centennial Indianapolis 500 this May Photo: Anne Proffit

A Forever Champion: Remembering Dan Wheldon, 1978-2011

Auto racing is perhaps the most exciting and most dangerous of sports that men and women participate in at any given time. It is one where the fragile nature of life is... read more October 16, 2011 by


2012 Indy Cars Do Demonstration Laps At Las Vegas

The new era of Indy car racing is on display at Las Vegas Motor Speedway during the INDYCAR World Championship weekend on the 1.5-mile LVMS banked oval. This morning, prior... read more October 15, 2011 by


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