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Grand Prix of Portland – Friday – Close, Great Crowd, Herta and Bourdais, and two more Road to Indy Qualifying

  By Steve Wittich and Tony DiZinno Wrapping up a festive and busy Friday with our respective notes from the day… as well as our respective arrivals into Portland. We’ll note which one of us did each bit of notes below. — Steve’s travel notes I arrived in the Pacific Northwest on Wednesday. 1- I...

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A few more notes on the Arrow McLaren Racing SP deal – Hinchcliffe, Honda, the business side of things and more

A few more notes on the Arrow McLaren Racing SP deal – Hinchcliffe, Honda, the business side of things and more By Steve Wittich Here are some more notes from the Arrow McLaren Racing SP announcement. I’ve gleaned these from a teleconference with McLaren Racing’s Zak Brown and Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ and other discussions...

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Texas Motor Speedway Friday – 2:00pm

By Patrick Stephan The practice session started with an air temp of 80 and the track a 113. That is lower on the air temp than last night (86), but the track temp is higher (108F last night). While taking a quick walk on pit lane, it was interesting to see a lot of NASCAR...

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Oriol Servia joins Team Stange Racing with Arrow SPM for 103rd Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge

  Much-loved Indy car racing veteran Oriol Servia will attempt to start his 11th Indy 500 from the wheel of the #77MotoGator Team Stange Racing with Arrow SPM Honda. Chicago-based Team Stange Racing, LLC (TSR), founded in 2012, announced its entry this afternoon in Gasoline Alley at Indianapolis Motor Speedway – and has plans to...

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Wickens seeking a little normalcy in his return to IndyCar paddock

TSO was very fortunate to be able to bring Brant James on to help us out on this super busy weekend. I (Steve) and Patrick will never pretend to be feature writers, but Brant is one of the best in the business. Exhibit A. is below. By Brant James ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Robert Wickens rotated […]

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SPM Announces Title Partner, Unveils 2019 IndyCar Liveries

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Announces Title Partner, Unveils 2019 IndyCar Series Season Liveries DENVER, CO (Jan. 18, 2019) – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) announced today, from its 2019 IndyCar Series season unveiling at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colo., a significantly deepened partnership with Arrow Electronics, Inc. The Denver-based technology company is now the title partner […]

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