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Indy – Weekly News And Info

September 22, 2011

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1.      Championship battle not only race to be decidedin last two races 2.      Howard rejoins Rahal Letterman Lanigan for Las Vegas 3.      Charity auction benefits With You Japan 4.      Battistini gets opportunity with Conquest Racing 5.      Andretti Autosport’s Larrison injured in testing crash 6.      HVM adds sponsor and other notes 1. Championship battle not only race […]

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Indy – The Lead Up To First Baltimore Race

September 1, 2011

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1.      If you missed it: Daly-Scheckter teleconference 2.      Conway seeks advantage on Streets of Baltimore 3.      Kanaan hosts screening of movie about his ‘idol’ 4.      Charities benefit from events 5.      Panther Racing adds engineer Cannon 1. If you missed it: Daly-Scheckter teleconference: IZOD IndyCar Series driver Tomas Scheckter and Firestone Indy Lights driver Conor Daly […]

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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 – Indy Lights Results From New Hampshire

August 15, 2011

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1.  (1) Josef Newgarden,  100, Running 2.  (5) Jorge Goncalvez,  99, Running 3.  (6) Duarte Ferreira,  99, Running 4.  (11) Gustavo Yacaman,  99, Running 5.  (3) Esteban Guerrieri,  99, Running 6.  (8) David Ostella,  98, Running 7.  (2) Bryan Clauson,  98, Running 8.  (7) Rusty Mitchell,  98, Running 9.  (10) Brandon Wagner,  98, Running 10.  […]

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Indy – Guerrieri Wins Rain Soaked Grand Prix Of Trois Riveries

August 8, 2011

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  Pole sitter Esteban Guerrieri lead the Firestone Indy Lights Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres flag to flag, clinching his third victory of the season after holding off a series of late challenges.   Guerrieri’s win capped off an impressive weekend for the Sam Schmidt Motorsports driver in which his fastest race lap of 58.5076 seconds […]

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Indy – Rain Wipes Out Opening Day Of Practice For Edmonton Indy

July 23, 2011

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Vitor Meira got in three laps on the new City Centre Airport circuit, though it was in a golf cart. That doesn’t count in helping Meira and 25 other IZOD IndyCar Series competitors learn the 2.24-mile, 13-turn course. With persistent rain washing out two practice sessions — northern Alberta being one of the few places […]

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Indy – Indycar Upholds Penalty, Denies Protest For Mark Olson, O2 Racing Technology

July 16, 2011

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INDYCAR announced today it will uphold penalties issued to Firestone Indy Lights team owner Mark Olson and entrant O2 Racing Technology after a protest hearing by Race Director Tony Cotman. INDYCAR suspended the entrant license of O2 Racing Technology and the membership of Olson until December 31, 2012, for actions during The Milwaukee Mile event […]

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Indy – INDYCAR Suspends O2 Racing Technology And Team Owner Mark Olson

July 2, 2011

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INDYCAR, the governing body of Firestone Indy Lights, has suspended the entrant license/membership of O2 Racing Technology and the individual membership of team owner Mark Olson until December 31, 2012, for actions during The Milwaukee Mile event June 18-19. Olson was suspended for attempting to impede the conduct of the event by encouraging others to […]

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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 – Franchitti Gets Win, Championship Tie On Father’s Day At Milwaukee

June 20, 2011

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Dario Franchitti inherited the race lead on Lap 200 when Helio Castroneves had to guide the No. 3 Guidepoint Systems Team Penske car into the pits for a quick change of a tire losing pressure and went on to 1.4271-second victory in the Milwaukee 225 at the Milwaukee Mile. “That was a hell of a run […]

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Indy – Wilson Paces Open Test At Indianapolis Motor Speedway

May 14, 2011

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Stefan Wilson hopes that a good test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is an indication of things to come later this month. The Englishman led the 18 drivers who participated in the one-day Open Test on the famed 2.5-mile oval with a lap of 190.571 mph in his No. 5 Andretti Autosport car.

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Indy – Rookies Earn Stripes in Indy 500 Orientation Programme

May 13, 2011

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  While many Midwesterners were completing lunch, Pippa Mann dutifully completed the paperwork for engineers and exited the stuffy conference room with a broad smile. An hour earlier, she systematically completed all four phases of the Indianapolis 500 Rookie Orientation Program and exited the confines of the No. 36 Conquest Racing car with a broad […]

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Indy – Rookies Carry Confidence Into Indy Testing

May 12, 2011

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  James Hinchcliffe and JR Hildebrand have soaked up advice about taming the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from driver coaches Rick Mears and Al Unser Jr. They’ve competed on the 2.5-mile ribbon of asphalt with the tricky corners in the Firestone Freedom 100.

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Indycar News and Notes – April 29, 2011‏

April 30, 2011

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Today’s IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines: 1.      Matos comfortable at home 2.      Memory of Senna prominent in drivers’ mind 3.      Rice joins Panther Racing for Indy 500 4.      INDYCAR drivers get the beat 5.      Jakes helps Orlando reach out to potential visitors 6.      Firestone Indy Lights race in Iowa lands sponsor

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Indy – Conway Scores First Izod Indycar Series Win At Long Beach

April 18, 2011

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Mike Conway, coming back from serious injuries suffered in a crash late in the 2010 Indianapolis 500, overtook Ryan Briscoe in Turn 6 of Lap 72 of 85 and went on to lead to the checkered flag of the 37th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Conway is the first first-time winner of an IZOD […]

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Indy – Long Beach 100 Race Results

April 18, 2011

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Results Sunday of the Grand Prix of Long Beach Firestone Indy Lights  event on the 1.968-mile Streets of Long Beach, with order of finish,starting position in parentheses, driver, laps completed and reason out (if any):” 1.  (4) Conor Daly,  43, Running 2.  (1) Esteban Guerrieri,  43, Running 3.  (6) Stefan Wilson,  43, Running

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Firestone Indy Lights Long Beach 100 starting lineup‏

April 17, 2011

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LONG BEACH, Calif. – Qualifying Saturday for the Long Beach 100 Firestone Indy Lights event on the 1.968-mile Streets of Long Beach, with starting position, car number in parentheses, driver, time and speed in parentheses: 1. (7) Esteban Guerrieri,       01:13.6957 (96.136) 2. (36) Peter Dempsey,         01:14.0014 (95.739) 3. (11) Josef Newgarden,      01:14.0334 (95.697) 4. (77) Conor […]

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Four winners, 42 entries in 100th Anniversary Indianapolis 500 field‏

April 15, 2011

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INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, April 14, 2011 – Four past winners and four IZOD IndyCar Series champions are among the drivers named to the 42 entries filed for the 2011 Indianapolis 500, scheduled for Sunday, May 29 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Eighty-three cars comprise the 42 entries, the most entries since 2002. It’s the third consecutive […]

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Indy – Commute for Europe is first race for Daly

April 14, 2011

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Before Conor Daly can record his first laps around the famed Long Beach Grand Prix street circuit, he’ll have to rack up some more frequent flier miles by racing nearly halfway around the globe. Daly, who is competing in a limited schedule of Firestone Indy Lights road/street course races for Sam Schmidt Motorsports, has been […]

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Indy – Road course qualifying procedures altered for Long Beach

April 14, 2011

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INDYCAR officials have modified the IZOD IndyCar Series road course qualifying procedures beginning with this weekend’s race on the Streets of Long Beach, Calif. Friday practice sessions will play a key role in determining the starting lineup for the IZOD IndyCar Series. The times from Friday’s practice sessions will be used to determine the qualifying […]

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