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Factory Motor Parts Brand FVP to be the Primary Sponsor for Rahal’s Entry at WWT Raceway; FVP Will Also Be a Full Season Associate Sponsor

FACTORY MOTOR PARTS BRAND FVP TO BE THE PRIMARY SPONSOR FOR RAHAL’S ENTRY AT WORLD WIDE TECHNOLOGY RACEWAY  FVP will also appear on the No. 15 entry as a full-season associate sponsor in 2020   BROWNSBURG, Ind. (January 23, 2020) — Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Factory Motor Parts (FMP), a multi-generational,…

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The 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season kicks off with four teams testing at Sebring International Raceway on Monday, January 13

By Steve Wittich Five drivers representing four teams will kick off a new decade of NTT IndyCar Series action during a test at Sebring International Raceway in preparation for the 2020 season. Making a return to turning left and right at the test will be Dreyer & Reinbold Racing. The last time a Dennis Reinbold…

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More on the Sebastien Bourdais and Dale Coyne Racing break-up

By Steve Wittich The Sebastien Bourdais and Dale Coyne Racing split became official when a cordial joint press release hit our inbox, a few hours after we sent our original story.  “I want to thank Sebastien for having the confidence to come back from his Formula 1 tour and join our team in 2011, and…

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Dale Coyne Racing and Sebastien Bourdais parting ways

By Steve Wittich TSO has learned that the relationship between Dale Coyne Racing and four-time Indy car champion Sebastien Bourdais has come to an end. Throughout the last three seasons, the Dale Coyne Racing/Dale Coyne Racing With Vasser-Sullivan team and driver have a pair of wins in his hometown of St. Petersburg, Fla., a pole,…

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Rinus VeeKay and Ed Carpenter Racing announcement notebook

By Steve Wittich Before his first full Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tires season, Rinus van Kalmthout shortened his name. The first iteration was Rinus VK before the more familiar Rinus VeeKay was chosen. I always use Rinus van Kalmthout (VeeKay) on the first mention. VeeKay made his American debut at the Circuit of…

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Cara Adams promoted to lead all race tire design, manufacturing and management

Bridgestone Americas Announces Expanded Role for Race Tire Engineering & Production Cara Adams promoted to lead all race tire design, manufacturing and management  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 1, 2019) ― Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) today announced Cara Adams has been named director, race tire engineering & production, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) and Firestone Racing. In this…

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James Hinchcliffe Statement on his IndyCar Series Situation

SOURCE:  @Hinchtown Social Media – Twitter, Facebook, etc. It goes without saying the happenings of the last 48 hours have been difficult. We were shocked to learn we would not be in the #5 car for the 2020 season. Obviously it’s very late in the game, but my team is working flat out to try…

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Patrick’s look at Arrow McLaren SP Situation

By Patrick Stephan (@TSO_Patrick) Well, this has been an interesting day and a half with various reports, TSO’s own independent confirmations, and finally the official releases from Arrow McLaren SP announcing a pair of young drivers for their 2020 line-up, leaving James Hinchcliffe rideless for next season. Patricio O’Ward and Oliver Askew will be taking…

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Second IndyCar Opportunity for Rinus VeeKay

Second IndyCar Opportunity for Rinus VeeKay INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (October 10, 2019) – Just a month after Rinus VeeKay’s dominant display at Laguna Seca to cap off the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires season, the 19-year old will again have an opportunity to sample Indy car machinery. The Dutchman will get a second test outing with Ed…

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Chip Ganassi Racing to Field Third NTT IndyCar Series Entry with Marcus Ericsson in 2020

SOURCE: Chip Ganassi Racing PR Swede to drive the No. 8 Honda alongside Scott Dixon and Felix Rosenqvist INDIANAPOLIS (October 8, 2019) – Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced today that 29-year-old Swede Marcus Ericsson will join the team’s NTT IndyCar Series program in a third car, the No. 8 Honda beginning in 2020. He will team…

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