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TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY INDYCAR SERIES RACE WINNERS NEWGARDEN, RAHAL CONDUCT FIRESTONE TIRE TEST  IN TEXAS SUMMER HEAT

TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY INDYCAR SERIES RACE WINNERS NEWGARDEN, RAHAL CONDUCT FIRESTONE TIRE TEST  IN TEXAS SUMMER HEAT     FORT WORTH, Texas (Aug. , 2019) – Reigning IndyCar Series DXC Technology 600 race winner Josef Newgarden and 2016 race winner Graham Rahal spent Wednesday at Texas Motor Speedway in the 100-plus degree heat conducting a tire test...

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Qualifying Day at Texas Motor Speedway – 1:30pm (Practice is starting – sorta!)

By Patrick Stephan Just a couple real quick notes before we get started with today’s first practice session at 1:30pm Central Time. Remember the first half hour that was added last night is only for scuffing tires and pit stop practice – no full speed running. Last night Scott Dixon was asked about this busy...

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Motorsports’ Deadliest Era Documentary Lands Distribution

Motorsports’ Deadliest Era Documentary Lands Distribution Atlas Distribution Company Picks up “Rapid Response” for US Distribution – in Theaters – September 6, 2019 Los Angeles, CA (May 15, 2019): Rapid Response, a full length documentary film exploring the most deadly era of racing, and the safety innovations that revolutionized the sport, has signed with Atlas […]

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Gateway Motorsports Park and World Wide Technology announce long-term venue naming rights agreement

Gateway Motorsports Park and World Wide Technology announce long-term venue naming rights agreement  WWT is now the official technology partner of the newly-renamed ‘World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway’    April 17, 2019, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park and World Wide Technology (WWT), a market-leading technology solution provider, today announced a long-term naming rights commitment, renaming […]

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DANICA PATRICK TO JOIN NBC SPORTS’ COVERAGE OF 103RD INDIANAPOLIS 500

Danica Patrick, one of motorsports’ most popular figures, will join NBC Sports’ inaugural coverage of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge when drivers start their engines for the 103rd iteration of the race on Sunday, May 26. This year marks the first time that the Greatest Spectacle in Racing has been broadcast on NBC. The […]

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Sunday at St. Pete – Warm-Up Notes, and Starting Grid with Tire Designation

Warm-up notes are below followed by the first official starting grid of the year with the Firestone tire designation. Busy morning here in St. Petersburg with the warm-up, the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires race and now INDYCAR’s Mark Miles and senior NBC Sports officials set for a morning press conference. — Warm-Up Notes...

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GROUP1001 TO FEATURE GAINBRIDGE ON THE NO. 26 HONDA OF ZACH VEACH

INDIANAPOLIS — The No. 26 of Zach Veach will take on a bold new look for the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season as primary sponsor Group1001 features online financial services platform Gainbridge on Veach’s full-season entry. Gainbridge is a digital-first annuity and life insurance agency built to equip people for action. It puts power directly into […]

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NFP Partners with Juncos Racing for INDYCAR Classic in Austin TX at Circuit Of The Americas

Austin, Texas (February 11, 2019) – Juncos Racing announced today NFP would extend their partnership with the team’s NTT IndyCar Series program for the 2019 INDYCAR Classic taking place at the Circuit Of The Americas (COTA) on Mar. 24, 2019. Kyle Kaiser will make his return to the NTT IndyCar Series and pilot the No. 32 […]

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PATRICIO O’WARD AND HARDING STEINBRENNER RACING AGREE TO PART WAYS

Austin, Texas – February 11, 2019 – Patricio O’Ward and Harding Steinbrenner Racing have decided to part ways in advance of the 2019 season of the NTT IndyCar Series. Patricio O’Ward “The Harding Steinbrenner Racing team supported my decision to seek a new opportunity by releasing me from my contract and allowing me the opportunity to find […]

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Santino Ferrucci Returns to Coyne for 2019 IndyCar Series Season

  (November 20, 2018) – After making a strong impression in his four IndyCar Series starts this past year, American Santino Ferrucci will be returning to Dale Coyne Racing for 2019 to take on his first full season of IndyCar Racing alongside team veteran Sebastien Bourdais. Ferrucci made his IndyCar debut with DCR in 2018 […]

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    • Long Beach’s Grand Prix report is $150K worth of obvious points
      That report was made public Monday afternoon, and it’s loaded with an absence of surprises, although there are a few bits of weirdness involved. Rather than submit what KPMG said would be an ideal computer-aided design plan for the proposed F1 track that would identify all mandatory components required following FIA (the governing body of […]
    • Here’s who won the race between Formula 1 and IndyCar in Long Beach
      In October last year the city released a request for proposals seeking “an open-wheel auto racing format” to run the annual Grand Prix event. From the start it was only a two-horse race between Michaelian and Pook. Pook, of course, was hardly a carpetbagger. He founded the Long Beach Grand Prix in 1975 and brought […]
    • Q&A: Printup talks future of WGI, IndyCar, Phish
      Everybody was excited, but I take a lot of personal interest in IndyCar. I always have. I kind of grew up in IndyCar, so I was glad that we were able to get them back. The fans themselves, for only having a little bit less than 90 days to sell the race last year, we […]
    • Rick Mears – still the ultimate pro at 65
      Over the past 20-something years writing about racing, I’ve encountered three people from whom I learn something about the art of racecar driving every time we speak for longer than five minutes. One of that trio is Rick Ravon Mears, born this day 65 years ago in Wichita, Kansas, and brought up in Bakersfield, Calif. […]
    • Memoir helps widow cope after IndyCar driver's death
      Tonya Bergeson-Dana talks with her son, Conor, about his father when he brings it up, which is often. If he’s asking the questions, she reasons, he’s ready to hear the answers. Paul Conor Dana, at age 9, knows that his father was Paul Dana, a journalist and IndyCar driver who died in March 2006 during […]