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Firestone 600 post-event infraction

Firestone 600 post-event infraction INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016) – INDYCAR announced the following post-event infraction from the conclusion of the Firestone 600, which was completed Aug. 27 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas: •  INDYCAR fined Schmidt Peterson Motorsports $20,000 and penalized the team 25 entrant and driver points after the No....

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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

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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TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY, VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES PLAN POLICE SALUTES FOR ‘BACK THE BLUE NIGHT’ AT NEXT WEEK’S FIRESTONE 600

TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY, VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES PLAN POLICE SALUTES FOR ‘BACK THE BLUE NIGHT’ AT NEXT WEEK’S FIRESTONE 600 Indy Cars To Feature “Back The Blue” Decals, Drivers To Wear Ball Caps Of Local, National Law Enforcement Agencies To Exhibit Support Of Officers Nationwide Indy 500 Champ Rossi Visiting Dallas And Fort Worth Police Departments […]

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Honda Drivers Running 1-2-3 When Rain Halts Texas Race

Honda Drivers Running 1-2-3 When Rain Halts Texas Race Rains halt Firestone 600 after 71 laps James Hinchcliffe, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Mikhail Aleshin lead field at red flag Race scheduled to resume on Saturday, August 27 Two days of persistent rain showers have forced Verizon IndyCar Series and Texas Motor Speedway officials to postpone this […]

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Andretti Autosport – FIRESTONE 600 RESCHEDULED

After just 71 laps, the Firestone 600 was red flagged due to rain and will be completed as a night race on August 27. The ninth race of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series was  scheduled for 248 laps. Per INDYCAR rules, a race must complete at least half its scheduled lap distance to be considered official. […]

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