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Kyle Kaiser and Juncos Racing find success in first run in Verizon IndyCar Series at ISM Raceway

Kyle Kaiser and Juncos Racing find success in first run in Verizon IndyCar Series at ISM Raceway Avondale, Arizona (February 11, 2018) – After a nine-month hiatus in the Verizon IndyCar Series, Juncos Racing recorded their first laps for the 2018 season at the ISM Raceway test with rookie Kyle Kaiser. Photos @ Indianapolis Motor […]

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Spring Training at ISM Raceway

PHOENIX – Tony Kanaan led A.J. Foyt’s ABC Supply Racing team to the top of the leader board both days in the Verizon IndyCar Series Spring training session at ISM Raceway before dropping to third overall in combined times when the sessions ended. As if that were not enough, Foyt entertained a special visitor Saturday […]

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CHEVY INDYCAR AT PHOENIX TEST: Post Test Recap

CHEVROLET RACING VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES PRE-SEASON TESTING ISM RACEWAY PHOENIX, AZ TEAM CHEVY DRIVER END-OF-TEST QUOTES FEBRUARY 10, 2018 AVONDALE, AZ – A total of 11 Chevrolet 2.2 liter V6 Twin Turbo Direct Injected IndyCar drivers completed two days of testing at ISM Raceway just outside Phoenix, Arizona signaling that the start of the 2018 […]

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News from INDYCAR: Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing tops every Phoenix open test session

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing tops every Phoenix open test session AVONDALE, Arizona (Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018) – After two days and 12 hours of testing involving 23 Verizon IndyCar Series entries at ISM Raceway, a couple things are clear: teams learned more about the performance of the 2018 car and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing established […]

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Honda, Sato Lead the Way at Indy Car Pre-Season Open Test

Honda, Sato Lead the Way at Indy Car Pre-Season Open Test • Takuma Sato quickest in three of four practice sessions • Graham Rahal and new teammate Sato run 1-2 Friday night as Honda-powered Rahal Letterman Lanigan drivers lead every full-field session • 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series opens March 11 in St. Petersburg, Florida AVONDALE, […]

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Productive Test in Phoenix for Dale Coyne Racing

Phoenix, AZ – (February 10, 2018) – Dale Coyne Racing completed a productive test on Saturday night at ISM Raceway, formerly known as Phoenix International Raceway. The team accomplished what they had set out to do at the Open Test with Sebastien Bourdais and rookie Pietro Fittipaldi completing 240 and 285 trouble-free laps, respectively, over […]

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IndyCar testing at ISM Raceway – Update #9 – Saturday – 11am – Good morning and some more notes from yesterday

By Steve Wittich Good morning from ISM Raceway, where the schedule is the same as yesterday. The first on-track session begins at 1pm and runs through 4pm, and the final on-track session begins at 6pm and runs through 9pm. I (Steve) have a 6:10pm flight back to Indianapolis, Ind. and will only be on-site for...

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Verizon IndyCar Series drivers happy to get back to work at Phoenix open test

Verizon IndyCar Series drivers happy to get back to work at Phoenix open test AVONDALE, Arizona (Friday, Feb. 9, 2018) – The sleek and racy 2018 Indy car had its first en masse showing in the opening day of the preseason open test at ISM Raceway, and it couldn’t have come quickly enough. Twenty-three Verizon...

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IndyCar testing at ISM Raceway – Update #8 – Friday – close – combined time sheet and some more notes.

By Patrick Stephan (mainly) and Steve Wittich (just a little) Meanwhile, I (Patrick) got a chance to talk with Cara Adams, the chief engineer for Bridgestone Americas Motorsports. She said the feedback she was getting from some drivers was that they were “pleasantly surprised” with the amount of grip they had, even with all of the...

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IndyCar testing at ISM Raceway – Update #7 – Friday – evening test session time sheet and a few notes

By Steve Wittich and Patrick Stephan The final hour of practice was the busiest of the day, with groups of cars running nose to tail on the one-mile oval. With just under 30 minutes left in the session, the yellow flag came out for a Turn 2 incident involving A.J. Foyt Racing rookie Matheus Leist....

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