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  • Dan Wheldon in his car.

    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 injuries incurred in a 15-car wreck at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway last weekend. The loss of the two-time Indy 500 winner has prompted a widespread discussion on the safety of IndyCar, banked ovals like the track in question in particular, and general issues of speed and human survival rates. But one author, Megan Greenwell of GOOD.is, has suggested the incident should mean the end of all racing. Everywhere. If you're like...

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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 horrific incident. But even as we all pause in the wake of Dan Wheldon's death, the IndyCar series is moving forward. A new...

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    2012 Lexus LFA Serves As Official Pace Car At Toyota Grand Prix Of Long Beach

    We’ve seen plenty of pace cars in the past, including a Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG serving for duty. However, we’ve never seen a car this expensive doing the rounds before. We’re talking, of course, about the 2012 Lexus LFA supercar, a V-10 race car built for the road that retails for...

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    Lotus Supplying Engines And Aero Kits For 2012 IndyCar Series

    Lotus has confirmed that it has signed a five year deal with the IZOD IndyCar Series to supply engines and aero kits starting from 2012. The sports car company from Hethel, UK will also create a motorsport facility in Indianapolis, giving it a base in the thick of the action for the latest race...

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