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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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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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U.S. CONCRETE ENTERS PARTNERSHIP WITH ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT

U.S. CONCRETE ENTERS PARTNERSHIP WITH ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT National Ready-Mixed Concrete Company Joins Marco Andretti for Six-Race IndyCar Partnership INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 7, 2018) – Andretti Autosport announced today the addition of a new partner as national ready-mixed concrete producer U.S. Concrete enters IndyCar competition for the first time, paired with third-generation racer Marco Andretti. U.S. Concrete, […]

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United Rentals and RLL Expand Their Partnership in a New Multi-Year Deal, Including Sponsorship at Indianapolis 500

UNITED RENTALS AND RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING EXPAND THEIR PARTNERSHIP IN A NEW MULTI-YEAR DEAL, INCLUDING PRIMARY SPONSORSHIP AT INDIANAPOLIS 500 BROWNSBURG, Ind. (February 7, 2018) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that United Rentals Inc., the largest equipment rental company in the world, has extended their existing agreement with the team as […]

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Single Day Tickets Go On Sale Today for Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (February 1, 2018) – Single day tickets to the 2018 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg are now on sale at gpstpete.com.  Four additional racing series were also announced for the March 9-11th event held on the 1.8-mile, temporary waterfront circuit in downtown St. Petersburg, Fla.   Headlined by the Verizon IndyCar Series, the green flag […]

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New Era Teams Up with Top IndyCar Team Schmidt Peterson Motorsports to Unveil Their New Partnership

BUFFALO, NY (Jan. 24, 2018) – New Era Cap, in its fourth year as the official headwear of IndyCar, has teamed up with top US single seater team Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) on an exciting new collaboration. The team has inked a deal with the 98-year-old company to expand beyond headwear and include team kit […]

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Harding Racing to run Verizon IndyCar Series full-time in 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 12, 2018) Harding Racing is announcing its full season entry in the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series. This will be the team’s first full-time campaign after a three-race stint in 2017. Gabby Chaves will return to Harding Racing to pilot the #88 Chevrolet after an impressive ninth place in the team’s IndyCar debut...

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