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Sage Karam ready to take on famed IMS oval & stellar INDYCAR field in final INDYCAR Challenge Round in #24 DRR WIX Filters Chevy Saturday

SPEEDWAY, IN (April 30, 2020) – Sage Karam’s disappointment over last week’s Circuit of the America (COTA) race has finally subsided as the Nazareth, PA racer readies for this Saturday’s (May 2) Round 6 of the INDYCAR Challenge iRacing virtual series at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway with the First Responder 175 presented by GMR 70-lap […]

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104TH INDIANAPOLIS 500 PRESENTED BY GAINBRIDGE RESCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, AUG. 23 –

GMR Grand Prix Makes Historic Move to Fourth of July Weekend INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, March 26, 2020 – The Indianapolis 500 Presented by Gainbridge has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials from INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) announced today. The 104th edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing”...

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Entries set for first INDYCAR iRacing Challenge

NTT INDYCAR SERIES stars readyfor inaugural INDYCAR iRacing Challenge INDIANAPOLIS (March 26, 2020) – A full field of NTT INDYCAR SERIES drivers, including reigning series champion Josef Newgarden and 2019 Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud, is set to compete virtually in the inaugural INDYCAR iRacing Challenge on Saturday beginning at 4 p.m. ET. The entry list...

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Sage Karam previews INDYCAR iRacing Challenge

INDIANAPOLIS (March 25, 2020) — Sage Karam will be settling into the seat of his No. 24 DRR Wix Filters Chevrolet for Dreyer & Reinbold Racing on Saturday, but it will be in the comfort of his own home. Karam will be among the large contingent of NTT INDYCAR SERIES drivers taking part in the inaugural […]

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Juncos Racing Launches Juncos Racing eSports Team

Indianapolis, Indiana (March 24th, 2020) – Juncos Racing announced today their expansion into the world of virtual motorsports through the rapidly growing eSports community by launching Juncos Racing eSports. The team plans to compete in many series through iRacing and Gran Turismo Sport, along with building their own Juncos Racing eSports League and an online Juncos Racing […]

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Chilton, Nasr and Carlin lead the way in final St. Pete tune-up at Sebring – full time sheet included

For the second straight day, Carlin led a private INDYCAR test at Sebring International Raceway. Today it was Max Chilton leading the way, with Felipe Nasr, Rinus VeeKay, Josef Newgarden and O'Ward rounding out the top-five.

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INDYCAR unveils audacious brand campaign showcasing what it takes to compete in the sport

INDYCAR unveils audacious brand campaign showcasing what it takes to compete in the sport INDIANAPOLIS (February 27, 2020) – INDYCAR unveiled its brand campaign – “A Different Breed” – for the 2020 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season that showcases the extraordinary mindset of its athletes and features narration by Academy Award-winning actor Matt Damon. “A Different Breed” […]

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ripKurrent Signs as Primary Sponsor of No. 4 Chevrolet for the Indianapolis 500

WALLER, Texas— AJ Foyt Racing has signed ripKurrent, an energy services company, as the primary sponsor of Charlie Kimball’s No. 4 Chevrolet for the 104th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge. Moreover, ripKurrent will have a season-long presence on the car as an associate marketing partner. “I am excited for ripKurrent to come on board for […]

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Spencer Pigot to Compete in the GMR Grand Prix and Indianapolis 500 for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing with Citrone/Buhl Autosport

SPENCER PIGOT TO COMPETE IN THE GMR GRAND PRIX AND INDY 500 FOR RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING WITH CITRONE/BUHL AUTOSPORT   BROWNSBURG, Ind. (February 27, 2020) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Spencer Pigot, who made three starts for the team in 2016, will return to RLL in 2020 for the GMR Grand Prix […]

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Grid penalties set for a return during the 2020 NTT INDYCAR SERIES

By Steve Wittich After a six-year hiatus, grid penalties are returning for the 2020 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season. If an entry has unapproved engine change-out, they will be start six-places behind their qualifying position on road and street course events, and nine-places behind their qualifying position at oval events (excluding the Indianapolis 500). As has...

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