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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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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 – $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 – 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 – Complete Wrap Up

August 16, 2011

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1. Hunter-Reay turns season around in New Hampshire: Maybe Ryan Hunter-Reay was expecting a silver cup or a glass bowl? During the Victory Lane ceremonies for the MoveThatBlock.com Indy 225 on Aug. 14, New Hampshire Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Gappens presented the race winner with “Loudon” – a giant New England lobster. It required […]

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V8 Supercars – Indy 500 Winner Dan Wheldon Joins HRT For Gold Coast 600

August 5, 2011

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Two-time and reigning Indy 500 Champion Dan Wheldon has signed to drive for the Toll Holden Racing Team at this year’s Armor All Gold Coast 600, a star-studded event that pairs 28 international drivers with V8 Supercar’s fulltime local heroes. Winner of this year’s Centenary Indy 500, Wheldon will partner long-time friend and reigning V8 […]

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Indy – IZOD IndyCar Series Returns To Auto Club Speedway In 2012

July 6, 2011

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The IZOD IndyCar Series will return to Auto Club Speedway for a night race in 2012, INDYCAR and speedway officials announced today. “We feel the time is right to bring IndyCar racing back to Auto Club Speedway,” said Randy Bernard, chief executive officer, INDYCAR.  “We want to maintain the diverse line-up of ovals on our […]

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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 – Power Sets Pace For Team Penske At Sao Paulo, Claims Fourth Straight Pole To Start The Season

May 1, 2011

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Led by Will Power’s historic fourth pole position to start the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series season, Team Penske’s three drivers will start from the first four rows of Sunday’s Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle. Power’s lap of 1:21.896 Saturday in the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Dallara/Honda was the 200th pole position […]

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Indy – Will Power Claims Fourth Pole of 2011

May 1, 2011

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SAO PAULO, Brazil (Saturday, April 30, 2011) – Will Power earned his fourth consecutive PEAK Performance Pole Award of the season and gave Penske Racing its 200th Indy car pole in qualifications  for the Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle. Power, driving the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car, set the track record […]

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Indy – Special Delivery To Brazil For Race

April 26, 2011

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More 400,000 total pounds of freight were swallowed April 25 by two Atlas Air 747-400F planes for the 5,000-plus-mile ride between Indianapolis and São Paulo, Brazil – the initial logistical stage of conducting the Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle. Race cars, pit equipment, tools and consumables were weighed, wrapped, stacked and set […]

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Indy – Meira Seeking To Conquer São Paulo Streets

April 26, 2011

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Vitor Meira‘s ebullience was clear during a phone conversation (partly because of the birth of his daughter Juliana on Easter Sunday morning) to discuss the Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle. The third-year A.J. Foyt Racing driver secured a podium finish in the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series season opener and is bolstered by […]

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INDY – VERIZON TEAM PENSKE’S POWER PACES DAY 1 OF BARBER OPEN TEST

March 15, 2011

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala.(Monday, March 14, 2011) – A day earlier, Will Power was among numerous IZOD IndyCar Series drivers who relayed their predictions of the “tightest race in series history.” He, of course, was speaking in season-long terms, though individual races definitely are included.

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Indy – INDYCAR adds fan-friendly features at track, re-launches INDYCAR Nation

March 8, 2011

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It takes a village to attract and grow the masses, which is what INDYCAR’s racetrack fan initiatives are addressing for 2011. An interactive INDYCAR Fan Village and garage area stage, plus additional large infield video screens will entertain and inform spectators at IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights race weekends. Combined with fans as […]

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Indy – IZOD IndyCar Series Fields To Be Capped At 26 Cars

March 8, 2011

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In an effort to provide more consistency across its events this season, INDYCAR announced that it will cap starting fields at a maximum of 26 cars for all IZOD IndyCar Series races, excluding the Indianapolis 500 and the IZOD INDYCAR World Championships at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. During those 15 race weekends, 24 starting spots […]

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Indy – INDYCAR unveils process for requesting Las Vegas race tickets

March 2, 2011

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Race fans looking to take advantage of INDYCAR’s offer of complimentary tickets to its season finale in Las Vegas will have two simple ways of doing so. INDYCAR recently announced that fans purchasing a ticket to any IZOD IndyCar Series race during the 2011 season are eligible to receive a complimentary ticket to the championship […]

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Indy Car – Indy To Cap 2011 Season At Las Vegas Motor Speedway

February 23, 2011

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INDYCAR, the sanctioning body of the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights, announced that the 2011 season will culminate with the crowning of its champions on Oct. 16 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The event weekend, known as the IZOD INDYCAR World Championships, will take place at the 1.5-mile, high-banked oval known for producing […]

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