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TSO’s 2018 preview of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports

By Tony DiZinno, Patrick Stephan, and Steve Wittich Location: Indianapolis, Ind. Team Owners: Sam Schmidt and Ric Peterson President: Jon Flack General Manager: Piers Phillips Technical Director: Todd Malloy Engine Manufacturer: Honda First Indy car start: 2001 Pennzoil Copper World Indy 200 at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz. (Davey Hamilton) Indy car wins: 6...

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Schmidt’s Conquer Paralysis Now Gala Raises Over $500,000

Conquer Paralysis Now Gala Raises $501,500 to Help Fund Cure for Paralysis Researchers from six universities among those whose work has been incentivized through the CPN Challenge program INDIANAPOLIS, IN (June 20, 2017) – This year’s Dancing to Recovery Gala to benefit Conquer Paralysis Now (CPN) set a record for the organization for a single event, generating […]

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Sam Schmidt to Compete in 2016 iRacing Pro Race of Champions

Sam Schmidt to Compete in 2016 iRacing Pro Race of Champions The 2016 event marks Schmidt’s second year of participation INDIANAPOLIS, IN (Dec. 12, 2016) – Former IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt will once again compete in the iRacing Pro Race of Champions this Wednesday, December 14. The sixth annual online event will be Schmidt’s second […]

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Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Unites with CoForce

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Unites with CoForce INDIANAPOLIS, IN (Dec. 7, 2016) – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports has aligned with CoForce, an Indianapolis-based business development, digital media and marketing company, for the 2017 season. The 15-year-old open-wheel motorsports team has brought CoForce on to elevate its digital media and marketing platforms as part of its long-term commitment […]

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INDYCAR News and Notes – Sept. 29, 2012

1. Newgarden will not return to Ed Carpenter Racing 2. Schmidt receives Nevada driver’s license 3. Pagenaud guests on ‘The Star Wars Show’ 4. Sonoma race weekend raises $151,000 for youth groups 5. Still time to join Race to Beat Cancer 6. St. Pete, Toronto race renewal tickets available 1. Newgarden will not return to […]

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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 […]