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Indy – IZOD IndyCar Series to feature new rules for 2012

February 8, 2012

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Sporting and technical regulations that comprise the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series rulebook were distributed electronically to teams today by INDYCAR. INDYCAR President of Competition and IZOD IndyCar Series Race Director Beaux Barfield said the goal was to re-format the 2012 rulebook for ease of use in conjunction with the debut of the Dallara DW12 chassis […]

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Indy – Barrichello Completes Successful Test with KV Racing Technology

February 2, 2012

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Rubens Barrichello apparently was having so much fun driving the No. 5 KV Racing Technology car that he decided to stay an extra day. The Formula One veteran was scheduled to leave Sebring International Raceway after testing Jan. 30-31 of the new Dallara DW12 chassis powered by Chevrolet’s 2.2-liter, twin-turbocharged V-6 engine. He canceled an […]

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Indy – Barrichello samples IZOD IndyCar Series with KV Racing

January 31, 2012

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What began as a pick-me-up message from Tony Kanaan two weeks ago has developed into serious consideration by Brazilian Formula One veteran Rubens Barrichello  to join the IZOD IndyCar Series for the 2012 season. “We’ll see,” said Barrichello, who drove a second car prepared by KV Racing Technology. “I don’t have anything else (competitive driving), […]

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Indy – IZOD Indycar Series Announces 2012 Schedule‏

December 27, 2011

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A first-ever event in China and two venues that return after multi-year absences highlight the IZOD IndyCar Series schedule for 2012 announced today. The 2012 season, which will feature the return of engine manufacturer competition and a new universal chassis produced by Dallara Automobili, kicks off Sunday, March 25, with the eighth Honda Grand Prix […]

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Indy – Update On Team Penske Driver Will Power

October 26, 2011

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Team Penske IZOD IndyCar Series driver Will Power underwent further testing in Indianapolis on Monday for a back injury suffered in a multi-car accident during the series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, Oct. 16.   After experiencing pain in his upper back following the tragic accident that ultimately claimed the life of […]

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Indy – Indycar Continues Investigation Of Incident At Las Vegas Indy 300

October 26, 2011

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INDYCAR continues to move forward with its investigation into the 15-car accident on Lap 11 of the Oct. 16 race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, in which two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon sustained unsurvivable injuries. As part of Phase 1 of the investigation, an internal team led by series safety and competition officials is […]

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Indy – Dan Wheldon Cherished As Great Man, Champion At Indy Memorial

October 24, 2011

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Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon was remembered as a great race driver – but more importantly, as a wonderful father, husband, friend and man – at a public memorial service Sunday, Oct. 23 at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. A large crowd, including Wheldon’s wife, Susie, and family, gathered to cherish the life of Wheldon, […]

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V8 Supercars – Dan Wheldon Trophy Unveiled At Gold Coast 600

October 21, 2011

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Queensland Sport Minister, Phil Reeves joined with V8 Supercars Chairman, Tony Cochrane and a number of drivers at the Armor All Gold Coast 600 today to unveil a trophy dedicated to the memory of fallen IndyCar star, Dan Wheldon. The Dan Wheldon Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the winning International driver this weekend. Wheldon […]

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Indy – Weekly News

September 29, 2011

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1.      Four drivers to battle for Foyt Trophy at Kentucky 2.      If you missed it Andretti-Andretti teleconference 3.      Transporters on parade in Cincinnati 4.      CASTRONEVES FINED $30,000 OR “COMMUNITY SERVICE” FOR MOTEGI POST-RACE CONDUCT 5.      Of note 1. Four drivers to battle for Foyt Trophy at Kentucky: Overall, Scott Dixon says he’s had an “average” […]

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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 – Dixon Wins Japan, Power Takes Points Lead

September 18, 2011

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Scott Dixon held off Will Power — the new championship front-runner and repeat Mario Andretti Road Trophy titlist – on a restart with two laps left to win the Indy Japan and remain a factor in the IZOD IndyCar Series title chase. Power’s 11th top-five finish of the season bumped his point total to 542, […]

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Indy – Dixon Scores Peak Performance Pole Award For Indy Japan

September 17, 2011

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Scott Dixon can claim he’s the pole winner on both the Twin Ring Motegi oval and road course. He’d like to add Sept. 17 that he’s the only winner on the oval and road course. Dixon, driving the No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing car, posted a best lap of 1 minute, 38.3918 seconds on […]

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Indy – Power Tops Charts For Friday’s Practice In Japan

September 17, 2011

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Will Power topped the time chart with a lap of 1 minute, 39.4745 seconds on the 2.983-mile, 14-turn Twin Ring Motegi road course in the initial practice session for the Indy Japan. Power, seeking to wrap up his second consecutive Mario Andretti Road Trophy, was among the three Team Penske drivers in the top five. […]

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Indy – MARCO ANDRETTI POSTS P5 PRACTICE SPEED IN FRIDAY’S OPENING RUNS AT TWIN RING MOTEGI ROAD CIRCUIT

September 17, 2011

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Marco Andretti led the Andretti Autosport contingent in the first round of practice runs Friday when the driver of the No. 26 Team Venom Energy Drink car secured a top-five position at Twin Ring Motegi‘s road circuit. The 26-driver field made its initial appearance at the 2.98-mile, 14-turn road course for the first time after […]

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Indy – $5 Million Prize Available At Izod Indycar World Championships

September 14, 2011

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A victory by Dan Wheldon in the IZOD INDYCAR World Championships presented by Honda will be prosperous for the reigning Indianapolis 500 champion and one fortunate fan. GoDaddy.com, the world’s largest provider ofWeb hosting,domain name registrations andnet new SSL Certificates, will sponsor The Go Daddy INDYCAR Challenge as part of the Oct. 16 IZOD IndyCar […]

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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 – INDYCAR SUSPENDS SAFETY TEAM MEMBER FOR BALTIMORE INCIDENT

September 9, 2011

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INDYCAR announced today that it has suspended a member of  its Holmatro Safety Team for two events for not following on-track protocol during the start of the Sept. 4 IZOD IndyCar Series Baltimore Grand Prix. The safety team member, whom INDYCAR will not identify, was driving a safety truck when it pulled into Turn 1, […]

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Indy – Power Closes Championship Race With Win At Baltimore

September 5, 2011

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Will Power started from the pole in the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix, led the most laps and cruised to his IZOD IndyCar Series season record-tying sixth victory. “That was the toughest race I’ve done all year,” Power said. “I’m just exhausted, but that was a championship run.” It was what transpired behind the Verizon Team […]

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Indy – Will Power Takes Pole In Baltimore

September 4, 2011

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Will Power set the pace on Saturday for Team Penske by scoring his seventh pole position of the season in qualifying for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix. Power’s pole led another outstanding qualifying performance by the team, as Ryan Briscoe secured the third starting position while Helio Castroneves will start in the No. 7 spot […]

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Indy -Will Power Posts Top Time In Baltimore Practice

September 3, 2011

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Will Power carried the momentum of his victory last Sunday at Infineon Raceway to a brand-new venue by posting the fastest lap Friday during the first practice session for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix. Fresh off the team’s first 1-2-3 finish in nearly 17 years last weekend, Team Penske claimed two of the top three […]

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