Tag archives for August 2016

KVSH Racing Bourdais Notes Firestone 600 Restart

SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS NO. 11 Team HYDROXYCUT – KVSH RACING CHEVROLET/DALLARA/FIRESTONE Firestone 600 (Restart) – August 27, 2016 Round 9 of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series Season KVSH Racing driver Sebastien Bourdais is coming off his best oval finish of the season a fifth place showing at Pocono Raceway. The fifth place showing is his best […]

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ED CARPENTER SET TO RESUME FIRESTONE 600 AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT Carpenter To Restart 5th; Josef Newgarden Not Permitted To Participate SPEEDWAY, Ind. (August 24, 2016) – Race Resumption Notes After a 76 day delay, the Firestone 600 will resume Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway. The 248 lap race, originally scheduled for […]

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Dale Coyne Racing – Texas Part Two

Plainfield, IL (August 25, 2016) – The Dale Coyne Racing team is returning to Texas Motor Speedway this weekend for the continuation of the Firestone 600 which started June 12th and was postponed and rescheduled to August 27 due to rain. The race will resume on lap 72 with 177 laps remaining. Gabby Chaves, in […]

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Firestone 600 (The Resumption) Fast Facts

Firestone 600 (The Resumption) Fast Facts Race weekend: Friday, June 10 – Saturday, Aug. 27 (Race was scheduled for June 11, started on June 12 and was red-flagged after 71 laps. Race is scheduled to restart on Aug. 27) Track: Texas Motor Speedway, a 1.455-mile oval in Fort Worth, Texas Race distance: 248 laps / 360.84 miles (177 laps/257.535 miles remaining) Firestone tire […]

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Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Pre-Race Notes & Quotes: TEXAS

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Pre-Race Notes & Quotes: Firestone 600 Race Fast Facts Verizon IndyCar Series drivers: James Hinchcliffe (No. 5 Arrow Electronics), Mikhail Aleshin (No. 7 SMP Racing) Event title: Firestone 60 Location: Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas Track: A 1.5-mile, 24-degree banked oval 2016 event counter: The Firestone 600 was the 9th […]

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Rahal Will Resume Rescheduled Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway from 12th Place

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Firestone 600 – Texas Motor Speedway Pre-Race Notes RESUMPTION of Round 9 of 16 in the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series NEWS & NOTES:   DATE:  August 27 – initially scheduled for June 11, 2016 RACE BROADCAST:  Live on Saturday, August 27 at 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN RADIO BROADCAST: The race will air on the Advance […]

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