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Genesys Technology 300 at Texas Motor Speedway – part five – let’s go racing

Schedule (all times Central Daylight Time) TIMEEVENT12:00pm – 12:10pmPit Limiter Practice12:10-12:40pmRookie and First Timer Practice12:40pm – 2pmNTT INDYCAR SERIES All Cars Practice2pm – 2:30pmPit Stop Practice (two 15-minute groups)6:30pm – 7pmNBCSN Broadcast Starts7pmNBC Broadcast Starts7pmDrivers Start Your Engines7:05pmGreen Flag Genesys Technology 300 On-Air Television: Leigh Diffey, Townsend Bell, and Paul Tracy will be in the…

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Welcome to Race Day at Texas Motor Speedway

By Patrick Stephan Welcome to race day at Texas Motor Speedway. Normally this is where I would tell everyone what I did last night in Dallas/Ft. Worth area, but 2020 is not a year for normal so here are just some quick things I wanted to get out early today. I am writing this from…

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Genesys Technology 300 at Texas Motor Speedway preview – part 4 – it’s all about Texas

Track info Basics The 2020 visit to Texas Motor Speedway for the Genesys Technology 300 will be the 32nd time that the NTT INDYCAR SERIES has run a race on the 1.5-mile oval. The Fort Worth, Texas oval has hosted a race for 24 straight years, with Arie Luyendyk winning the inaugural race, the True…

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Genesys Technology 300 at Texas Motor Speedway preview – part 3 – keeping everybody healthy

By Steve Wittich Obviously, we are in the midst of a worldwide pandemic that has changed the way everyone lives and does business. And, also obviously, it’s no different for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES. To that point, the NTT INDYCAR SERIES has worked with national and state health officials to make sure that Saturday night’s…

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Genesys Technology 300 at Texas Motor Speedway preview part two – the one about intermediate ovals

As many of you know, I keep quite a few of my own ‘stats’ databases. I spend a lot of time in the offseason updating them and creating new and more obscure ways to track the sport. The following information comes from a database I spent a lot of time creating during the off-season and…

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GENESYS 300 FAST FACTS

GENESYS 300 FAST FACTS Race date: Saturday, June 6 Track: Texas Motor Speedway, a 1.5-mile oval Media links: Entry List (PDF) | Trackside Media Guide (Interactive PDF) Race distance: 200 laps / 300 miles Firestone tire allotment: Nine sets primary to be used during practice, qualifying and the race. Rookies and first-time Texas participants will get an extra set. Twitter: @TXMotorSpeedway @INDYCAR, #Genesys300, #INDYCAR…

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Genesys Technology 300 preview part one – a look back at past season opening races

A late start The June 6 start is the second latest season-opening race. You need to go back to June 12, 1909, almost 111 years ago to find a later starting date to a season. Howard Covey, driving a Cadillac, won on a 14.6-mile temporary road course in Portland, Oregon. On 22 occasions, the season…

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Indy Lights suspended for the 2020 season

By Steve Wittich We broke this story last night on TSOLadder.com, but also wanted to share it over here. Steve will be adding to this story as we learn more. TSO Ladder has learned from several reliable sources that the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires series will take a break for the 2020 season….

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Toronto and Richmond Cancelled. Road America moved – 2020 NTT INDYCAR SERIES set for 14 rounds

INDIANAPOLIS (May 21, 2020) – An updated 2020 NTT INDYCAR SERIES schedule was released today, displaying calendar adjustments implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway remains the season opener with a night race on the 1.5-mile oval Saturday, June 6. The next race on the INDYCAR calendar will be the…

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News from INDYCAR: NTT INDYCAR SERIES season kicks off June 6 at Texas Motor Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS (May 7, 2020) – The 2020 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season will begin Saturday, June 6 with the Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway. INDYCAR’s stars will take the green flag at 8:45 p.m. (ET), with broadcast coverage provided by NBC Sports via NBCSN. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, INDYCAR will run a condensed schedule with…

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