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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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TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY INDYCAR SERIES RACE WINNERS NEWGARDEN, RAHAL CONDUCT FIRESTONE TIRE TEST  IN TEXAS SUMMER HEAT

TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY INDYCAR SERIES RACE WINNERS NEWGARDEN, RAHAL CONDUCT FIRESTONE TIRE TEST  IN TEXAS SUMMER HEAT     FORT WORTH, Texas (Aug. , 2019) – Reigning IndyCar Series DXC Technology 600 race winner Josef Newgarden and 2016 race winner Graham Rahal spent Wednesday at Texas Motor Speedway in the 100-plus degree heat conducting a tire test…

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Pagenaud Makes History by Unveiling Face on Borg-Warner

PARIS, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 – 2019 Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge winner Simon Pagenaud unveiled his face on the Borg-Warner Trophy on Monday, Aug. 5 in Paris, the capital city of his native France, the first time the winner’s likeness has debuted outside of the United States. Pagenaud’s likeness is the 106th face 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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The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Post Race Final Report

By Patrick Stephan (Sorry for the delay in getting this out…due to a system issue – operator error – the first version went “POOF” and this all had to be recreated in time I don’t have this week 😉 ) Patrick’s opinion on the race in general First, I’m just flat out shocked there wasn’t…

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The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Rough Race Report and Unofficial Results

By Patrick Stephan As usual, forgive typos, this isn’t edited – it’s just typed as the race runs! The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio will start in front of a great crowd with the air temp at 86, the track at 116, and the humidity at 49%. It’s pretty hot in the sun, but not…

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The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Pre-Race Notes) and Tire Designations

By Patrick Stephan Almost time to go green – FINALLY! Temperature at 3:20pm is 86, with the track at 120, and humidity at 49%. Lots of comments in the media center on the crowd today, and in usual media center whining, we’re now all wondering how long it’ll take to get out of here after…

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Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Warm-Up Notes and Results

By Patrick Stephan Walking around during the warm-up was nice. I need to do that more often. I spent most of the time in pit lane, just watching the teams work and talking to some friends. And I’m going to admit…it was nice to just absorb the fun of being at the track. Too often…

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Welcome to Race Day at The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

By Patrick Stephan Welcome to race day at The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. From an NTT IndyCar Series standpoint we have a pretty relaxed day, but from a spectator standpoint, it will be full of on track action, as every series in attendance this weekend has a race. It is pretty breezy today, with…

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