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Indy – Andretti Autosport Win Second USF2000 Team Title

September 13, 2011

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Andretti Autosport secured the team championship title for the second consecutive year at the conclusion of the 2011 Cooper Tires Presents the USF2000 National Championship Powered by Mazda season on Sept. 4 in Baltimore. Drivers Spencer Pigot and Zach Veach recorded a total of four wins, seven poles and 13 podium finishes to capture the […]

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Indy – RC Cola Named Sponser For Marco Andretti’s NO. 26 Andretti Autosport Car In 2012 IZOD Indycar Series

August 29, 2011

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Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) and Andretti Autosport announced today that RC Cola will power Andretti Autosport’s No. 26 entry for the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season, driven by Marco Andretti, as part of a multi-year partnership. Since its launch in 1905 (then know as “Royal Crown Cola”), RC Cola has been a […]

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Indy – Danica Patrick To Pursue Other Racing Interests

August 26, 2011

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Andretti Autosport and Danica Patrick announced today that they have a mutual agreement to part ways at the conclusion of the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series. Patrick, who has driven for Andretti Autosport since 2007, will pursue other interests in 2012. Michael Andretti, president and CEO of Andretti Autosport, said he wishes Patrick nothing but the […]

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Indy – INDYCAR ANNOUNCES PANEL TO HEAR NEWMAN/HAAS RACING, TARGET CHIP GANASSI RACING NEW HAMPSHIRE PROTESTS

August 18, 2011

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Brian Barnhart, INDYCAR‘s President of Competition and Operations,  named Jerry Gappens, Rollie Helmling and Jeff Stoops to serve as the three-person panel that will hear the protests regarding the results of the IZOD IndyCar Series MoveThatBlock.com Indy 225 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The protest hearing will take place Aug. 23 in Indianapolis, and the proceedings […]

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Indy – Indycar Schedules Hearing For Newman/Haas Racing, Target Chip Ganassi Racing Protests

August 17, 2011

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INDYCAR, the governing body of the IZOD IndyCar Series, will move forward with a hearing for protests filed by Newman/Haas Racing and Target Chip Ganassi Racing regarding the results of  the MoveThatBlock.com Indy 225 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, Aug. 14. Protests on behalf of the No. 2 car fielded by Newman/Haas Racing […]

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Indy – Indycar News And Notes – Aug. 16, 2011‏

August 17, 2011

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Next generation car to debut at St. Pete: For the second consecutive year, the 2012 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg will be the opening race on the IZOD IndyCar Series schedule. The event, entering its eighth year, will take place March 23-25 on the scenic streets of downtown St. Petersburg. It was the first […]

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Indy – New Car For Andretti Autosport

August 12, 2011

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Marco Andretti‘s racing machine will sport a new look for the next three IZOD IndyCar Series races with “All Natural Snapple” as the primary sponsor on the No. 26 Andretti Autosport entry. Andretti, winner at Iowa Speedway in June, will pilot the maroon and gold No. 26 All Natural Snapple Honda/Dallara/Firestone car this weekend in […]

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Indy – ANDRETTI SEEKS ANOTHER SHORT OVAL WIN AS ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT DEBUTS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

August 11, 2011

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Marco Andretti is anxious for another short oval race in the IZOD IndyCar Series. In his last oval event at Iowa Speedway, the third-generation star put on a spectacular charge to take the lead and fight off Tony Kanaan to the finish line for his second IndyCar Series career victory. Andretti, driving the No. 26 […]

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Indy – Indycar Places Conway, Hunter-Reay & Tagliani On Probation

August 3, 2011

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INDYCAR officials have placed drivers Mike Conway, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Alex Tagliani on probation through Dec. 31, 2011 for multiple instances of initiating avoidable contact during IZOD IndyCar Series events this season. “We are disappointed in these actions, which have exhibited a pattern of driving that endangers on-track safety and adversely affects competition,” said Brian […]

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Indy – Danica Patrick 3rd Highest Paid Female Athlete

August 3, 2011

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Danica Patrick is the third highest-paid female athlete at $12 million, according to earnings estimates by Forbes.com. Patrick, who’s competing in her seventh IZOD IndyCar Series season, has one victory and 60 top-10 finishes in 109 races. Her ninth-place finish in the Edmonton Indy on July 24, in which she advanced from the 22nd starting position, […]

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Indy – Will Power Leads 1-2 Penske Finish In Edmonton

July 25, 2011

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Will Power got the break he was looking for on Lap 19 of 80 in the Edmonton Indy. He didn’t need another.   Power, who started second in the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car, led teammate Helio Castroneves across the start-finish line by 0.8089 of a second for his second victory in Edmonton and […]

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Indy – Franchitti Wins Wild Race At Honda Indy Toronto

July 11, 2011

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  Dario Franchitti prevailed in a caution-filled Honda Indy Toronto for his third victory on the streets of Toronto and 30th of his career.   Target Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Scott Dixon was 0.7345 of a second behind in second and Ryan Hunter-Reay was third. Marco Andretti, the race winner 15 days earlier, was fourth […]

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Indy – Power Tops Opening Day Of Practice For Honda Indy Toronto

July 9, 2011

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Defending Honda Indy Toronto winner Will Power, laid down the quickest lap of the two sessions (1:00.5581) as IZOD IndyCar Series teams began preparations for the Honda Indy Toronto. Power, driving the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car, was quicker than the IZOD IndyCar Series qualifying record circuit. Scott Dixon in the No. 9 Target […]

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Indy – Marco Andretti Wins 2011 Iowa Corn Indy 250

June 28, 2011

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Andretti Autosport entered the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series season with three entrant championships, two Indianapolis 500 victories and 36 wins since 2003. The knock, however, has been what had the four-car team led by Michael Andretti done lately. Earning the series championship and winning the Indy 500 in ’07 with Dario Franchitti, the team collected […]

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Indy – Marco Andretti Scores Win At Iowa Corn Indy 250‏

June 26, 2011

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Marco Andretti overtook former Andretti Autosport teammate Tony Kanaan on Lap 232 of 250 and went on to a 0.7932-of-a-second victory in the Iowa Corn Indy 250 presented by Pioneer at Iowa Speedway. Andretti had passed Kanaan on Lap 209, only to have Kanaan return the favor four laps later. Andretti was running second to […]

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Indy – Takuma Sato Earns First Indy Car Pole

June 25, 2011

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Takuma Sato earned his first IZOD IndyCar Series pole start, becoming the first Japanese pole sitter in the IZOD IndyCar Series, posting a two-lap average speed of 180.375 mph on the .875-mile Iowa Speedway oval. Danica Patrick, driving the No. 7 Team GoDaddy car for Andretti Autosport, averaged 180.210 and will start next to the […]

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Indy – Tagliani Tops First Full Day Of Indianapolis 500 Practice

May 17, 2011

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Three hours before the green flag flew to start the six-hour practice session at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Alex Tagliani bounded into the Sam Schmidt Motorsports garage and started preparing for the day’s activity. “He’s amped up,” team owner Sam Schmidt laughed following the daily engineering meeting.

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Indy – Carpenter, Sarah Fisher Racing Top Day 1 Charts At Indianapolis

May 15, 2011

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How appropriate for Opening Day of the 100th anniversary Indianapolis 500 that a veteran, a champion and a rookie topped the speed chart. On a day cut short 45 minutes because of showers, Ed Carpenter was quickest of the 32 entrants to get on the 2.5-mile oval with a lap of 224.786 mph (40.0380 seconds). […]

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Indy – Hire Heroes USA, 7-Eleven, Dr Pepper To Back Conway At Indy

May 4, 2011

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Hire Heroes USA, 7-Eleven Inc., the National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees and Dr Pepper Snapple Group have joined forces to provide primary sponsorship for the No. 27 car of Mike Conway at the 100th anniversary Indianapolis 500.

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Indy – Andretti Experiences Thrill Of Victory, Agony Of Defeat

April 19, 2011

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Watching Ryan Hunter-Reay‘s car fade through the quick-paced pack on Lap 70 of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, Michael Andretti had that sinking feeling. The No. 28 Team DHL/Sun Drop Citrus Soda car started on the front row and was running second with 15 laps left, with Hunter-Reay primed to win for the […]

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