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Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio – Friday – Open – 7:45am

By Steve Wittich Good morning from a slightly foggy Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The current temperature is 65F and the forecast calls for a high in the upper 70’s. The forecast calls for a slight chance of rain this afternoon, but after that small annoyance, the forecast for the rest of the weekend looks terrific....

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KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America – Friday – Open – 11am

BY BRUCE MARTIN @BruceMartin_500   ELKHART LAKE, Wisconsin – With Patrick not arriving until Saturday, I’m back on duty for Friday’s coverage of the Verizon IndyCar Series action in the Kohler Grand Prix at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Steve is once again in charge of the Mazda Road to Indy coverage with the ladder series competing...

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Recapping four days of MRTI testing at Homestead-Miami Speedway

  Indy Lights Oval Testing – Monday, February 27, 2017 On Monday, an even dozen Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tire drivers took to the 1.5 mile Homestead-Miami Speedway  progressively banked (18 degrees – 20 degrees) oval for the first official Indy Lights test of 2017. The first hour of track time was allocated to...

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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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Bommarito Automotive Group to sponsor inaugural Verizon IndyCar Series event at Gateway Motorsports Park

TSO Thoughts and Notes (Steve) Bommarito Automotive Group, with 20 different showrooms and $1.35 billion in revenue (2015) , is the automotive group sales leader in Missouri and also ranked as the 52nd largest in the USA. Founded in 1971, the family owned group of dealerships includes showrooms for Chevrolet and Honda, the two manufacturers currently providing […]

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