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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 – 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 – 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 – MoveThatBlock.com Indy 225 Qualifing Results

August 14, 2011

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Results of qualifying Saturday for the MoveThatBlock.com Indy 225 IZOD IndyCar Series event on the 1.025-mile New Hampshire Motor Speedway, with starting position, car number in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, and speed: 1. (10) Dario Franchitti, Dallara-Honda, 170.843 2. (2) Oriol Servia, Dallara-Honda, 169.831 3. (82) Tony Kanaan, Dallara-Honda, 169.698 4. (06) James Hinchcliffe, Dallara-Honda, 169.590 […]

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V8 Supercars – Tony Kanaan Joins Armor All Gold Coast 600 Field

August 10, 2011

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The number of former IndyCar or Champ Car Champions at this year’s Armor All Gold Coast 600 has increased to four with Brad Jones Racing confirming Tony Kanaan as part of their squad for this year’s October 21-23 event. Kanaan, who won the IndyCar series in 2004, will co-drive with Jason Bargwanna in the Jana […]

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Indy – Ryan Hunter-Reay Gets Podium For Andretti Autosport

August 8, 2011

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Ryan Hunter-Reay drove the entire 85-lap Honda Indy 200 Sunday without his water bottle in hot and steamy weather conditions, but he was able to taste the champagne after taking the checkered flag. The driver of the No. 28 Team DHL/Circle K/Sun Drop Citrus Soda Honda/Dallara/Firestone machine challenged Dario Franchitti for second place late in […]

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Indy – Castroneves Feels Like Winner After Edmonton

July 26, 2011

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Mopping perspiration and maybe a tear of joy from his face after a physical and hard-fought 80 laps on the 2.224-mile, 13-turn City Centre Airport circuit, Helio Castroneves couldn’t conceal the broad, unforced smile behind the towel.   A runner-up finish to Team Penske teammate Will Power in the Edmonton Indy – where victory in […]

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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 – 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 – Championship Duel Firing Up On Ovals

June 14, 2011

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Long before the initial oval race of the IZOD IndyCar Series season in late May, Will Power ruminated on 11.375 — his average finish on left-turn-only racetracks in 2010. It was his Achilles’ heel in the championship chase in which he wound up five points shy to Dario Franchitti. Of course, he pored over the […]

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Indy – Qualifying Results & Quotes From Indianapolis 500 Pole Day

May 22, 2011

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TAKUMA SATO (No. 5 Monavie-Panasonic-KV Racing Technology – Lotus): “It’s a great feeling for me to be standing here today already qualified. Last year, we had a moment on qualifying day. This is a terrific day for us. I appreciated the effort the team as given. They have done a terrific job. We are working […]

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Indy – If You Missed It: Paul Tracy & Jay Penske Teleconference

April 14, 2011

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IZOD IndyCar Series driver Paul Tracy and Dragon Racing owner Jay Penske participated in a teleconference today discuss Tracy’s 2011 season debut at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach with Dragon Racing. Below are selected quotes from the call. A full transcript and MP3 audio of the call is available at:  www.indycar.com/media

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Indy Car – Kanaan Quickly Makes Up For Lost Time

April 12, 2011

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Tony Kanaan has slept on and swept up floors early in his motorsports career. He’s known the capricious nature of the business, the ups (2004 IZOD IndyCar Series champion) and downs (not having a ride 10 days before the 2011 season opener). He’s appreciative of the opportunity with KV Racing Technology-Lotus, respectful of the competition […]

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Indy – Honda Grand Prix Of St. Petersburg Race Results

March 28, 2011

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Results Sunday of the Honda Grand Prix of St Petersburg IZOD IndyCar Series event on the 1.8-mile St. Petersburg Street Circuit, with order of finish, starting position in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, laps completed and reason out (if any):

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Indy – Kanaan lands ride with KV Racing Technology – Lotus

March 23, 2011

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Tony Kanaan‘s off-season of discontent is over. The 2004 IZOD IndyCar Series champion will contest the 2011 season in the No. 82 GEICO KV Racing Technology -Lotus car. The No. 82 is in honor of the 1965 Indianapolis 500-winning Lotus driven by Jim Clark. Kanaan will get in some laps on the Homestead-Miami Speedway road course […]

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Indy Car – IZOD Indy Car Series Will Not Return To Motegi In 2012

February 10, 2011

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The IZOD IndyCar Series announced today that it will not return to Twin Ring Motegi in 2012. The series will hold its final event at the 1.5-mile egg-shaped oval located north of Tokyo on Sept. 18, 2011.   “We’ve enjoyed a great run at Twin Ring Motegi and thank our friends at Mobilityland and Honda Japan […]

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Formula 1 – AT&T Williams Test Day 1 Photo Gallery

February 2, 2011

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Driver Rubens Barrichello Chassis / engine FW33-01 / CA320 Location Circuito de la Comunidad Valenciana Ricardo Tormo. 4.005km Objectives Initial systems, performance and reliability checks with the FW33 Weather Cold with some cloud in the morning, bright in the afternoon Air & track temps 18ºC / 20ºC Sam Michael, Technical Director: It’s been a good […]

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Indy – Kanaan Joins De Ferran Dragon Racing For 2011

December 21, 2010

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de Ferran Dragon Racing president Gil de Ferran announced Dec. 20 that the team has signed 2004 IZOD IndyCar Series champion Tony Kanaan to compete in the 2011 season – its third in the series.  Kanaan will drive the No. 2 car with the sponsorship package to be announced in the new year. “This is […]

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