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A few more notes on the Arrow McLaren Racing SP deal – Hinchcliffe, Honda, the business side of things and more

A few more notes on the Arrow McLaren Racing SP deal – Hinchcliffe, Honda, the business side of things and more By Steve Wittich Here are some more notes from the Arrow McLaren Racing SP announcement. I’ve gleaned these from a teleconference with McLaren Racing’s Zak Brown and Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ and other discussions...

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Some more notes and context on the McLaren Racing/Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports deal

By Steve Wittich Papaya orange history  With 18 past wins, including the 1974 and 1976 Indianapolis 500s, McLaren Racing (McLaren) is no stranger to Indy car competition. McLaren made their first foray into American open-wheel racing in 1970, entering two cars in the 54th 500 Mile International Sweepstakes. Carl Williams and Peter Revson piloted a pair...

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McLAREN RACING RETURNS TO INDYCAR

Press release: More in a bit from us.   Partnering with Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and Chevrolet from 2020 McLaren Racing announced today it will return to full-time IndyCar competition from 2020 in a strategic partnership with Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (Arrow SPM) and Chevrolet. McLaren last competed full-time in IndyCar in 1979. Under the...

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CONOR DALY RETURNS TO ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT FOR INDYCAR SEASON FINALE AT LAGUNA SECA

  CONOR DALY RETURNS TO ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT FOR INDYCAR SEASON FINALE AT LAGUNA SECA Indianapolis native set to drive the No. 25 U.S. Air Force Honda for second time in 2019   INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, August 8, 2019) — Andretti Autosport and the United States Air Force announced today that Conor Daly will be returning to […]

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Hybrid power coming to INDYCAR in 2022 – the news and some thoughts

By Steve Wittich Today, August 1, 2019, INDYCAR takes a step into the future of automobiles and racing. Since 1905, the NTT IndyCar Series and a multitude of forerunners have utilized the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) to power the pre-eminent American Open Wheel racing series. On March 10, 2022 (if the Firestone Grand Prix of...

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Front-Row Start for Rossi, Honda at Mid-Ohio

Front-Row Start for Rossi, Honda at Mid-Ohio • Alexander Rossi qualifies second for Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 • Sebastien Bourdais, Felix Rosenqvist also advance to Fast Six final qualifying • Andretti Autosport announces multi-year agreement to continue with Honda power   LEXINGTON, Ohio (July 27, 2019) – Championship contender Alexander Rossi led the way for […]

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Qualifying Report: NTT IndyCar Series

NTT INDYCAR SERIES HONDA INDY 200 AT MID-OHIO QUALIFYING REPORT 07.27.2019 No. 27 NAPA AUTO PARTS HONDA STARTING POSITION: 2nd QUALIFYING TIME: 1:05.5317 “Looking back at [qualifying], Will [Power] did a really slow first lap of his two-lap run, and I did two push laps in a row. I think I ran out of tire because they […]

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Rahal and Sato to Start 15th and 17th in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Verizon IndyCar Series QUALIFYING NOTES/QUOTES – July 27, 2019 RAHAL AND SATO TO START 15TH AND 17TH IN THE HONDA INDY 200 AT MID-OHIO GRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 Fifth Third Bank Dallara/Honda/Firestone: “Four cars were within six-hundredths of a second in our group […]

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Meyer Shank Racing Ninth on the Mid-Ohio Grid

  Lexington, Ohio (27 July 2019) – Meyer Shank Racing driver, Jack Harvey has continued to impress this season, adding another strong performance to his credit on Saturday after qualifying ninth at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the Honda Indy 200 (Sunday NBC 4:05pm ET). Harvey has now taken his No. 60 AutoNation / SiriusXM […]

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Ferrucci Qualifies Just Outside the Fast 12

Lexington, OH (July 27, 2019) – Dale Coyne Racing driver Santino Ferrucci came up less than three hundredths of a second from making it into Round 2 of qualifying on Saturday and had to settle for 14th place on the starting grid for Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. After a strong performance in the […]

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