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KVSH Racing’s Bourdais Qualifies 14th for Long Beach GP

Qualifying: Round 1 (Group 2): Seventh – 67.6432 secs/104.738 mph Round 2: N/A Firestone Fast Six: N/A Qualified: 14th “I am disappointed for the guys. They worked really hard. On the replay you can see that the checkered flag falls behind me, but apparently the checkered flag is not in sync with timing and scoring. […]

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Top 10 Starting Position for Josef Newgarden in the streets of Long Beach

TOP 10 STARTING POSITION FOR JOSEF NEWGARDEN IN THE STREETS OF LONG BEACH Newgarden Will Roll Off 9th In Tomorrow’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (LONG BEACH, Calif.) April 16, 2016 – Qualifying Notes Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka driver Josef Newgarden qualified 9th for tomorrow’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The No. 21 […]

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Rahal Qualified 17th for the Toyota GP of Long Beach After Contact in the Morning Session

PENN GRADE DRIVER RAHAL QUALIFIED 17TH FOR THE TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH AFTER CONTACT IN THE MORNING SESSION 1)         Helio Castroneves    1:07.1246 / 105.547 mph        17)       Graham Rahal           1:07.8841 / 104.366 mph        GRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 PennGrade Motor Oil Dallara/Honda/Firestone:  “Hats off to my guys for getting the PennGrade car repaired. We thought […]

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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 […]