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Instagram star Loki The Wolfdog to serve as primary sponsor for Spencer Pigot in Long Beach

INSTAGRAM STAR LOKI THE WOLFDOG TO SERVE AS PRIMARY SPONSOR FOR SPENCER PIGOT IN LONG BEACH (INDIANAPOLIS) April 3, 2017 – Loki the Wolfdog, an Instagram star with over 1.4 million followers, will serve as primary sponsor in a partnership with Rising Star Racing for Spencer Pigot‘s No. 20 Ed Carpenter Racing Indy car on April […]

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TSO thoughts/notes and team release: SPENCER PIGOT NAMED AS ROAD AND STREET COURSE DRIVER FOR ED CARPENTER RACING

TSO Notes and thoughts (from Steve) Spencer Pigot becomes the sixth announced Indy Lights champ to join the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series field, Pigot, 2015 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tire champion will be joined by: 2016 champion Ed Jones (Dale Coyne Racing), 2011 champion Josef Newgarden (Team Penske), teammate and 2009 champion J.R. Hildebrand...

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RISING STAR RACING ST. PETERSBURG RACE REPORT

JOSEF NEWGARDEN VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG TEAM: ED CARPENTER RACING STARTED: 11TH FINISHED: 22ND “We didn’t have the start we wanted. We were playing the catch up game right from the beginning, but I felt confident in what we could do to catch up and make a good day out […]

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Reigning Indy Lights Champion Pigot Completed His First Test Day with RLL at Sebring Today

SPENCER PIGOT COMPLETED HIS FIRST DAY BEHIND THE WHEEL OF AN RLL INDYCAR AT SEBRING INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY SEBRING, Fla. (March 1, 2015) – Spencer Pigot, 22, completed a trouble-free day of testing at the 1.65-mile Sebring International Raceway short course in preparation for his Verizon IndyCar Series debut at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg […]

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MRTI Blog – Neil Alberico – A special celebration with my racing family

Please welcome our newest Mazda Road To Indy blogger, Neil Alberico.  Alberico is a 22 year-old Redlands, California racer who is currently leading the Pro Mazda championship while piloting the Rising Star Racing/Mobe sponsored race car for Cape Motorsports with /WTR.  He is also part of Rising Star Racing, along with Verizon IndyCar Series driver […]

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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 […]