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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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Aeroscreen passes early road course and speedway tests – drivers thoughts

By Steve Wittich Over four days last week, the Red Bull Advanced Technologies designed Aeroscreen was put to the test on two distinct tracks in the Lone Star State, and it received more than a passing grade from the drivers it was designed to protect. Two days of natural terrain road course testing in mixed...

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Penske Entertainment announces enhancements to Indianapolis 500 and Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Part 1 – Qualifying

By Steve Wittich On Valentine’s Day 2020, Roger Penske, Chairman, Penske Corporation, officially started to write his love-letter to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis 500, and fans of both. Mark Miles, President and CEO, Penske Entertainment and Doug Boles, President, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, joined Mr. Penske to announce Penske Entertainment’s plans for the 111-year-old speed...

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Preview NTT INDYCAR SERIES testing at COTA – the basics, how the ‘spring training’ winner fares, and Aeroscreen info

By Steve Wittich A quick NTT INDYCAR SERIES testing preview for Circuit of The Americas There are 25 cars with 27 different drivers scheduled to test on the 3.41-mile, 20-turn road course throughout Tuesday and Wednesday. The Chevrolet Indy V6 will power an even dozen cars, and the Honda HI20TT will power 13 cars. Seven...

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A few notes from the Arrow McLaren SP (AMSP) car launch today in Indianapolis, Ind.

By Steve Wittich A few notes from the Arrow McLaren SP (AMSP) car launch today in Indianapolis, Ind. *Between fans, partners, and team members, attendance at the event was somewhere in the neighborhood of 400 people. *The team put out the word on social media with a request that fans request to attend the unveiling....

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Automation Anywhere Extends Racing Partnership to Arrow McLaren SP

Thursday February 6 2020: McLaren Racing today announced that Automation Anywhere has extended its partnership to the NTT INDYCAR SERIES with the Arrow McLaren SP team. As part of the partnership, Automation Anywhere, a leader in intelligent automation, will work closely with Arrow McLaren SP to drive performance at the racetrack through workflow and analysis […]

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A quick aeroscreen update – quelling a rumor

By Steve Wittich There have been some interesting rumors concerning the new for 2020 aeroscreen floating around the interwebs — the primary one being that the aeroscreens won’t be on the cars to start the season. TSO had a chance to catch up with Jay Frye, President, INDYCAR briefly, and he informed us that as...

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Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Announces Key Additions to Sales Team

RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING ANNOUNCES KEY ADDITIONS TO SALES TEAM   BROWNSBURG, Ind. (February 3, 2020) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today two key additions to the team’s sales staff. Sports marketing veteran Pat Wood has joined the team as Vice President, Business Development and Sam Sluga has joined as Account Executive, Business […]

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Chip Ganassi Racing Celebrates 30th Anniversary in 2020

CONCORD, N.C. (February 3, 2020) – Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) will celebrate its 30th Anniversary with the start of the 2020 season, currently fielding five cars across the NASCAR Cup Series and the NTT INDYCAR SERIES. CGR, which began in 1990, is recognized as one of the most successful teams in the motorsports industry.   […]

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Single Day tickets are on sale tomorrow for Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (January 29, 2020) – Single Day Grandstand and General Admission tickets to the 2020 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg go on sale tomorrow (January 30) at 10 a.m. ET. Tickets are available online at gpstpete.comor by calling 888-476-4479. In 43 days, the spectator gates will open for the event set for […]

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