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Firestone Indy Lights Championship Sets 12-Race 2012 Schedule

The top rung on the Mazda Road to Indy open wheel development system, the Firestone Indy Lights Championship features a diverse schedule of 12 races for 2012, with ovals, temporary street circuits and permanent road courses all on the docket. With its sponsorship from tire maker Firestone, Indy... read more

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New Challenges For New Zealand-Bound Steve Horne

Anyone who followed CART racing during its glory years remembers the exploits of Steve and Christine Horne, owners of Tasman Motorsports. The Kiwi ran the Truesports Indy... read more December 20, 2011 by

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Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing Moves To Speedway's Main Street

Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing, hot on the heels of announcing a new naming partner in Wink Hartman and new driver Josef Newgarden has decided to relocate its headquarters to... read more December 15, 2011 by

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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... read more December 15, 2011 by

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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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AARWBA All-America Team Revealed

The American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association (AARWBA) has announced its All-America Team for 2011, following a vote by the national motorsports professionals... read more December 6, 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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New Lotus INDYCAR Teams Announced

During the season finale for the Indy cars at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Michael Shank Racing announced they'd signed for Lotus, but were not the anchor team. Today, Lotus PLC... 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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