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Steak ‘n Shake to Return as Sponsor of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Indy Car Entry for Third Season

STEAK ‘N SHAKE TO RETURN AS SPONSOR OF  RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING’S INDY CAR ENTRY FOR THIRD SEASON Primary sponsorship to span four races, including the Indy 500  BROWNSBURG, Ind. (February 15, 2017) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Steak ‘n Shake, a classic American brand and home of the original Steakburger™ and hand-dipped milkshakes, […]

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SINGLE DAY TICKETS GO ON SALE TOMORROW FOR 13TH ANNUAL FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG

SINGLE DAY TICKETS GO ON SALE TOMORROW FOR 13TH ANNUAL FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG   Thirteen Races Announced for March 10-12th Weekend     ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (January 31, 2017) – Single day tickets to the 2017 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg will go on sale to the public tomorrow (February 1) at 10:00 a.m. EST at gpstpete.com. Organizers today also announced five additional […]

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Cadillac and Chevrolet Renew Support of Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

CADILLAC AND CHEVROLET RENEW SUPPORT OF FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST PETERSBURG Interactive Displays for Race Fans Highlight Partnership Activation ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (January 24, 2017) – For the fourth consecutive year, Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg announces the renewal of its partnership with Cadillac and Chevrolet for the upcoming race on March 10-12, 2017.  These classic American brands are designated as the […]

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IndyCar Nation, Barber Motorsports Park, and Apex Legends highlight Cyber Monday Deals

Experience Specials IndyCar Nation, the best deal in all of sports, currently has a fantastic sale going on. If you renew or Upgrade your account before 11:59 pm on Tuesday, November 29 and you will receive 25% off of a Legend or Champion gift membership using promo code CYBERLEGEND or CYBERCHAMP   Race Ticket Specials The […]

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Team Penske Verizon IndyCar Series Race Report – St. Petersburg

Verizon IndyCar Series Race Report   Track:    Streets of St. Petersburg Race:     Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Date:     March 13, 2016   No. 2 Verizon Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Juan Pablo Montoya Start:  3rd Finish: 1st – First win of 2016 Status: Running Laps Completed:  110/110 Laps Led:  2 times for 44 laps Points Position:  1st (51 pts.)   Recap: Juan Pablo Montoya earned his […]

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KVSH Racing Quotes and Notes Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Qualified: Eighth (started seventh) Finished: 21st Quote: “Obviously, not the way we wanted to start the season. I am disappointed for our sponsors and want to thank all of them, Hydroxycut, Europa, Mouser, Molex, Plantronics, GEICO, American Racing Wheels, everyone, for their support. The good news is that we had pace and qualified eighth. Unfortunately, […]

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Power breaks track record again in winning sixth St. Petersburg pole position

Power breaks track record again in winning sixth St. Petersburg pole position ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (March 12, 2016) – Will Power’s qualifying dominance on the streets of St. Petersburg can’t be stopped even by illness. Battling a stomach virus, Power broke the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg track record in each of the first […]

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Honda previews 2016 IndyCar Series

TORRANCE, Calif. (March 10, 2016) – Featuring a talented full-season lineup, updated Honda Indy V6 engine and enhanced aero kit bodywork, Honda opens the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series this weekend, seeking its seventh competitive manufacturers’ championship and 11th Indianapolis 500 victory. The manufacturer and its Honda Performance Development racing arm will present an impressive lineup […]

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Firestone Racing Notes – Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

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Chevrolet Ready for 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series Season-Opening Event on the Streets of St. Petersburg

2016 marks second season for the Chevrolet-specific Aero Kit powered by the Chevy 2.2-liter V6 twin-turbo direct injected engine Chevrolet capped 2015 season by winning fourth consecutive Verizon IndyCar Series Manufacturer Championship as Scott Dixon was crowned Series’ champion and Juan Pablo Montoya put the Gold Bowtie in Victory Lane for the 99thrunning of the […]

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