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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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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 #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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IndyCar testing from ISM Raceway – Update #4 – Friday – 4:10pm

By Patrick Stephan and Steve Wittich For most of the second-half of the session, A.J. Foyt Racing’s Tony Kanaan sat atop the timesheet, however on his last hot lap of the session, new Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing pilot Takuma Sato jumped to the top of timing and scoring at a lap of 187. 022mph. The...

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Leist still smiling after Rookies’ Test

Leist still smiling after Rookies’ Test PHOENIX – Driving the No. 4 ABC Supply Chevrolet, Matheus “Matt” Leist set quick time in rookie testing at ISM Raceway as the Verizon IndyCar Series officially got underway Thursday afternoon at the mile oval formerly known as Phoenix Raceway. Leist emerged from the cockpit to hear his race […]

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One Cure and RLL Form a Long Term Partnership in the Battle Against Cancer; One Cure to Be Primary Sponsor for Rahal’s Entry in Phoenix and Portland

  ONE CURE AND RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING FORM A LONG TERM PARTNERSHIP IN THE BATTLE AGAINST CANCER One Cure to be Primary Sponsor for Rahal’s entry for the Phoenix and Portland IndyCar Series races as well as an associate sponsor. BROWNSBURG, Ind. (February 9, 2018) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that […]

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TSO’s INDYCAR Windscreen testing report and notebook

By Steve Wittich After two years of meticulous and methodical work behind the scenes, the dedicated group that has been working on cockpit protection for Verizon IndyCar Series drivers, pronounced the first on-track test of the windscreen a success. “We came here and had a plan to test in daylight, dusk, and dark, so if...

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Phoenix Open Test – Rookie Testing – Thursday 6:30pm MST

By Steve Wittich The final three hours of the rookie test session on the one-mile ISM Raceway oval ran clean and green. That prompted the first sigh of relief among the team owners and managers. The quickest of the rookies was A.J. Foyt Racing’s Matheus Leist. The Brazilian Indy Lights grad won two oval races...

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IndyCar spring training – Thursday – Noon – Welcome and a Quick Preview

By Steve Wittich Good morning from the newly renamed ISM Raceway in Phoenix, where for the third straight year, the Verizon IndyCar Series teams and drivers have traveled the “Valley of the Sun” for a “spring training” open test before the season gets underway on the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla. in one month’s time....

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