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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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Aeroscreen test at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway part 2 – strength, handling, cooling, safety and Steve’s thoughts

By Steve Wittich I’m back with a few more points of emphasis from today’s Aeroscreen test at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. So just how strong is the titanium structure that provides the backbone of the Aeroscreen? According to Andy Damerum, Commercial Development Officer of Red Bull Advanced Technologies, the force the hoop can take is…

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Aeroscreen testing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway – a quick recap and boost increase?

Aeroscreen testing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway – a recap of the day – more boost for qual? By Steve Wittich Before the cars headed out on the track to test the next generation of INDYCAR cockpit protection, tire draggers were utilized to try and help rubber in the 2.5-mile oval a little quicker. It…

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End of the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series Season post #1 – a personal note from Steve and the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series by the numbers

By Steve Wittich We’ll start this update off in the most Steve way possible. With a lot of numbers gleaned from the different databases I keep. 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season by the numbers Races – 17 Total race miles – 3990.305 Total miles in all official race weekend sessions – 175736.026 Average entries per…

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WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca – Patrick’s End of Season Thoughts! (Part 1 of many)

By Patrick Stephan It’ll take me a couple days to really get out all the stories I want from Sunday, but I’ll start with some thoughts on the end of the season. By the time all the press conferences had finished, it was already a little after 4:00pm, and with a 7:25 flight out of…

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Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey Post Race Notes #1

TSO NOTE: I (Patrick) will be heading to the airport as soon as press conferences are completed. Look for more news and notes throughout the evening (from the plane) and tomorrow. I will point out right now that the feeling leaving Laguna Seca is certainly positive for the NTT IndyCar Series. Roger Penske also just…

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Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey Quick Unedited Race Report

By Patrick Stephan with lots of help from Steve Wittich Clean start though Scott Dixon got a little defensive on Alexander Rossi and then tries aggressively on the outside of Herta, but just couldn’t get off the corner well enough to maintain the line all the way to Turn 3. At Turn 6, Pigot dove…

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Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey – Notes and Starting Line-up with Tire Choice Updates

By Patrick Stephan We are about to go green here at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey. According to Firestone the ambient temperature is 79 with the track at 107, but it feels a lot warmer. I got a good look at the track surface here today via that pace…

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Welcome to Raceday at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

By Patrick Stephan Good morning from WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, where we are setting up for a beautiful day at the track. Driving in at 7:30am it was still very cool (50’s) and foggy down in Monterey as the marine layer had not yet burned off. Climbing out toward the track, it cleared up -…

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