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What’s in a number – the Dale Coyne Racing edition

By Steve Wittich Unless a third car for Dale Coyne Racing utilizes the No. 19 at some point during the 2020 NTT INDYCAR SERIES, this will be only the second season that the former driver’s team will not use that familiar number. The only other season that the Plainfield, Illinois team did not utilize the...

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Aeroscreen passes early road course and speedway tests – drivers thoughts

By Steve Wittich Over four days last week, the Red Bull Advanced Technologies designed Aeroscreen was put to the test on two distinct tracks in the Lone Star State, and it received more than a passing grade from the drivers it was designed to protect. Two days of natural terrain road course testing in mixed...

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Wrapping up NTT INDYCAR SERIES testing from COTA – Part 1

By Steve Wittich & Patrick Stephan First, we’d like to welcome quite a few new subscribers that came on board in the past few days. Second, this will be the first part of a multi-post wrap-up of NTT INDYCAR SERIES testing from Circuit of The Americas. Clearly focused and a hopeful omen. Nobody would ever...

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Preview NTT INDYCAR SERIES testing at COTA – the basics, how the ‘spring training’ winner fares, and Aeroscreen info

By Steve Wittich A quick NTT INDYCAR SERIES testing preview for Circuit of The Americas There are 25 cars with 27 different drivers scheduled to test on the 3.41-mile, 20-turn road course throughout Tuesday and Wednesday. The Chevrolet Indy V6 will power an even dozen cars, and the Honda HI20TT will power 13 cars. Seven...

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Carlin adds a pair of familiar Brazilians to Circuit of The Americas testing line-up

By Steve Wittich Carlin announced this morning that in addition to Max Chilton, a pair of Brazilians have joined the team’s testing line-up at the Circuit of The Americas. Felipe Nasr and Sérgio Sette Câmara, both Carlin alumni, will be in the No. 31 Carlin Chevrolet for the two-day test on the 3.41-mile, 20-turn road...

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Automation Anywhere Extends Racing Partnership to Arrow McLaren SP

Thursday February 6 2020: McLaren Racing today announced that Automation Anywhere has extended its partnership to the NTT INDYCAR SERIES with the Arrow McLaren SP team. As part of the partnership, Automation Anywhere, a leader in intelligent automation, will work closely with Arrow McLaren SP to drive performance at the racetrack through workflow and analysis […]

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A quick aeroscreen update – quelling a rumor

By Steve Wittich There have been some interesting rumors concerning the new for 2020 aeroscreen floating around the interwebs — the primary one being that the aeroscreens won’t be on the cars to start the season. TSO had a chance to catch up with Jay Frye, President, INDYCAR briefly, and he informed us that as...

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Single Day tickets are on sale tomorrow for Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (January 29, 2020) – Single Day Grandstand and General Admission tickets to the 2020 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg go on sale tomorrow (January 30) at 10 a.m. ET. Tickets are available online at gpstpete.comor by calling 888-476-4479. In 43 days, the spectator gates will open for the event set for […]

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Chip Ganassi Racing Partners with Huski Chocolate for No. 8 Indy Car in 2020

Chip Ganassi Racing Partners with Huski Chocolate for No. 8 Indy Car in 2020 Huski Chocolate will Become Primary Partner on third entry with Marcus Ericsson   INDIANAPOLIS (January 14, 2020) – Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced today that Huski Chocolate will be joining the team as a primary partner on the recently announced No. […]

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Keihin Extends Relationship with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing and Returns as a Full Season Associate Sponsor in 2020

KEIHIN EXTENDS RELATIONSHIP WITH RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING AND RETURNS AS A FULL-SEASON ASSOCIATE SPONSOR IN 2020 BROWNSBURG, Ind. (January 13, 2020) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Keihin North America, a leading manufacturer of precision technology parts for both the automotive and powersports industry, continues as a full-season associate sponsor for […]

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