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Dutch Champion Rinus VeeKay set for IndyCar Series Test with Ed Carpenter Racing

Dutch Champion Rinus VeeKay set for IndyCar Series Test with Ed Carpenter Racing INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 19, 2019) – 2018 Indy Pro 2000 Champion and current Indy Lights driver, Rinus VeeKay will participate in his first NTT IndyCar Series test with Ed Carpenter Racing (ECR) in the No. 20 Chevrolet-powered IR-18 at Portland International Raceway...

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Patricio O’Ward to Test with Harding Racing in Sonoma

Patricio O’Ward to Test with Harding Racing in Sonoma Indianapolis, Ind. (September 3, 2018) Harding Racing is excited to announce that 2018 Indy Lights Champion Patricio O’Ward will test the #88 Chevrolet on Thursday at Sonoma Raceway. This will be the first time he has driven an IndyCar. The extremely talented 19-year-old from Monterrey, Mexico, has […]

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval testing – Monday – 5 PM – afternoon timesheet

By Steve Wittich RANK CAR NO. DRIVER FASTEST LAP LAPS TURNED 1 9 Scott Dixon 224.795 13 2 14 Tony Kanaan 223.922 28 3 22 Simon Pagenaud 223.603 20 4 3 Helio Castroneves 223.495 30 5 12 Will Power 222.671 33 6 1 Josef Newgarden 222.546 29 7 21 Spencer Pigot 222.244 19 8 27...

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News from INDYCAR: INDYCAR to conduct first on-track test of windscreen on Feb. 8

INDIANAPOLIS (Friday, Feb. 2, 2018) – INDYCAR will take the next step in the evolution of its driver safety program by testing a windscreen on an Indy car for the first time on track, Thursday, Feb. 8, at ISM Raceway. The test will be held in conjunction with the Verizon IndyCar Series’ preseason open test...

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Why eight drivers are missing the INDYCAR open test at Texas Motor Speedway

The full Verizon IndyCar Series field (including Indianapolis 500 entrant Harding Racing and driver Gabby Chaves) are scheduled to test the newly reconfigured Texas Motor Speedway today (Wednesday, April 12, 2017), however only 14 of the potential 22 entries will be taking to the 1.5 mile speedway. Ed Carpenter Racing’s J.R. Hildebrand underwent surgery in...

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BULK OF VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES FIELD HEADED TO TMS NEXT WEEK FOR KEY TEST SESSION

BULK OF VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES FIELD HEADED TO TMS  NEXT WEEK FOR KEY TEST SESSION  FORT WORTH, Texas (April 28, 2016) – More than two-thirds of the Verizon IndyCar Series field will take part in a significant test session Tuesday at Texas Motor Speedway in preparation for the upcoming Firestone 600. Five organizations and 15 drivers from the […]

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    • 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 […]