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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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MARCO ANDRETTI’S INDY 500 LIVERY UNVEILED

NEW YORK CITY (04.18.2019) –  Marco Andretti, U.S. Concrete and Andretti Autosport unveiled the No. 98 U.S. Concrete / Curb machine that the third-generation driver will pilot for the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500 next month. The day-glow red car closely resembles the 1969 race-winning livery of Mario Andretti, celebrating the 50th anniversary of his […]

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Round #2 – ISM Raceway – Steve’s preview of the 2018 Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix

  After a move to late April in 2017 because of the NCCA Final Four, the Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix is back to it’s more “traditional” date of late March or early April. Beginning in 1950, at the 1-mile dirt oval at the Phoenix Fairgrounds, and ending in 2005 at what...

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INDYCAR’s past, present and future fuse on Andretti’s 1993 anniversary celebration in Phoenix

INDYCAR’s past, present and future fuse on Andretti’s 1993 anniversary celebration in Phoenix By Tony DiZinno The gap between the IndyCar of 1993, when Mario Andretti captured his 52nd and final checkered flag at Phoenix International Raceway, and the IndyCar of 2018 is as wide as the miles per hour gap between the fastest and […]

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Keith Urban to experience Indianapolis 500 in two-seat Indy car driven by Mario Andretti

Keith Urban to experience Indianapolis 500 in two-seat Indy car driven by Mario Andretti INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 5, 2016 – Four-time GRAMMY Award winner Keith Urban will roll off with the field of 33 drivers at this year’s 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. He will be Mario Andretti’s passenger […]

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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 […]