INDYCAR: Griffiths Joins Andretti Autosport as Director of Motorsport Development

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INDIANAPOLIS (April 8, 2014) – Michael Andretti and his championship winning IndyCar racing effort, Andretti Autosport, announced today that industry veteran Roger Griffiths has joined the team as the new Director of Motorsport Development, and will work with all areas of Andretti racing competition including the INDYCAR ladder and Andretti Formula E, as well as Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross (VARX). “I’m very …

Chase Elliott and Zach Veach Headline Star-Studded Edition of Motorsports Madness Monday Night at 7 PM Eastern

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April 6, 2014  — CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Photos by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images and INDYCAR/Indy Lights — A live segment with NASCAR Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year contender Chase Elliott, as well as an interview with Indy Lights St. Petersburg winner Zach Veach from Andretti Autosport highlight an all-new edition of Motorsports Madness Monday night at 7 PM Eastern on Speed77 …

INDYCAR/NBC: Paul Tracy Joins NBCSN Broadcast Booth Starting at Long Beach

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April 2, 2013 – staff report via indycar.com — INDYCAR photo — STAMFORD, Conn. – Paul Tracy, who won the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach four times, will add his insights about competing on the temporary street circuit to the NBCSN telecasts on April 12-13. The 2003 CART champion joins NBCSN, the exclusive cable network of the Verizon IndyCar Series, as …

RADIO/PODCAST: NASCAR and AMA News and Notes Headline Latest Episode of Motorsports Madness

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April 1, 2014 — RaceChaser Online/Speed77 Radio audio — CHARLOTTE, NC — On last night’s new episode of Motorsports Madness, the crew reconvened to break down all the latest goings-on from around the world of motorsports at the 77 Roundtable on Speed77 Radio powered by Race Chaser Online. Co-hosts Jacob Seelman, Kyle Souza and Tom Baker broke down all the insanity from NASCAR’s weekend …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Conor Daly Watches and Waits as he Looks to Rejoin Life in the Fast Lane

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April 1, 2014 — Audio and story by Race Chaser open wheel correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — photo courtesy World of Motorsport blog — NOBLESVILLE, IN and ST. PETERSBURG, FL — As the 2014 IndyCar Series season got underway in St. Petersburg, the engines fired with one notable face sitting on the sidelines, pondering his future in major open wheel racing before …

Martinsville Doubleheader, Golden Stewart and Dampened Weekend Highlight Motorsports Madness Tonight at 7 PM Eastern

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March 31, 2014  — CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Robert Laberge/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — Full analysis of the dramatic and action-packed doubleheader from Martinsville Speedway on Sunday as well as talk about James Stewart’s monumental 50th Supercross victory headline an all-new edition of Motorsports Madness tonight at 7 PM Eastern on Speed77 Radio powered by Race Chaser Online. Join Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Shelby Blackstock Paving Own Way to Stardom in 2014

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March 30, 2014 — Audio and story by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — photo courtesy Shelby Blackstock — NASHVILLE, TN and MOORESVILLE, NC — Ask Shelby Blackstock about his parents. He’ll tell you all about them. In fact, he’s as proud of them as they are of him. Blackstock, the son of country …

AUDIO/RECAP: Veach Victorious in Indy Lights Season Opener

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March 30, 2014 — Audio and story by Race Chaser Online open wheel correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — photo courtesy Indy Lights — ST. PETERSBURG, FL — Old versus new is the mantra for the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires in 2014. Bolstered by an increased car count and an influx of fresh talent, the new was on full display …

PRO MAZDA: Floridian Rising Star Pigot Dominates in St. Petersburg

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March 30, 2014 — press release — Mazda Road to Indy photo — St. Petersburg, Fla. – Spencer Pigot eclipsed a strong 20-car field in yesterday evening’s Allied Building Products Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the opening round of the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires. The youngster from Orlando, Fla., continued his form from the recent preseason Cooper Tires Winterfest, …

USF2000: Franzoni Makes Light of Treacherous Conditions to Claim Season-Opener at St. Pete

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March 29, 2014 — press release — Mazda Road to Indy photo — St. Petersburg, Fla. – Brazilian rookie Victor Franzoni started the “regular season” Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda in exactly the same way as he began the recent Cooper Tires Winterfest preseason mini-series – with a victory. The 18-year-old from Sao Paulo started Afterburner Autosport’s #17 Vhero/Aflex/E-QUAL/Novac Sports …