IndyCar: Big Names to Participate in Wheldon Karting Event This Weekend

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IndyCar Media – A week after dueling for the Firestone Indy Lights championship at Auto Club Speedway in California, Sage Karam and Gabby Chaves will be karting teammates in the inaugural Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge at New Castle (Ind.) Motorsports Park. The timed 2-hour race Oct. 26 beginning at 12:30 p.m. (ET) features INDYCAR drivers, team owner Bryan …

INDY LIGHTS: Veach to return to Andretti for second season

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October 20, 2013 — Fontana, California — Zach Veach, who earned his first Sunoco Pole Award in the Lefty’s Kids Club 100 at Auto Club Speedway, will compete in a second Indy Lights season with Andretti Autosport in 2014. Veach joined Andretti Autosport in 2010 and competed for two seasons in the USF2000 National Championship. He competed in the Pro …

INDY LIGHTS: Karam secures title; Munoz wins fourth race

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October 20, 2013 — By Dave Lewandowski, IndyCar.com — FONTANA, Calif. — A grid penalty for an engine change following qualifications for the Lefty’s Kids Club 100 didn’t faze Sage Karam, who developed a plan for the 50-lap season finale on the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway and stuck with it. Patience aided the 18 year old from Nazareth, Pa., who clinched …

INDYCAR: Wilson transported to hospital for evaluation

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October 20, 2013 — By Dave Lewandowski, IndyCar.com — FONTANA, Calif. — Veteran driver Justin Wilson, who was involved in an incident in Turn 2 of Lap 111 of the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway, was awake and alert and was transported by ground to an area hospital for evaluation. Wilson, driving the No. 19 Dale Coyne Racing car, …

INDYCAR: Dixon clinches third title; Power claims final race

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October 20, 2013 — By Dave Lewandowski, Indycar.com — FONTANA, Calif. — You couldn’t re-imagine it any more than you could re-imagine the Battle of Iwo Jima without the Marines planting the flag. For the eighth consecutive year, the IZOD IndyCar Series champion was determined in the final race — 500 high-speed, high-drama miles played out over 3 hours under …

INDYCAR: 2014 schedule released; 18 races highlighted by Indianapolis double

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October 18th, 2013 — Per IndyCar Media — Indianapolis, Ind. — Eighteen races over 15 event weekends highlight the 2014 IndyCar Series schedule. The schedule includes a new event, the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, on a 2.343-mile, 14-turn road course at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in addition to the return of doubleheaders at Detroit, Houston and Toronto. Times and network …

INDYCAR: Series News and Notes heading to Fontana

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INDYCAR NEWS AND NOTES – Oct. 14, 2013 1. IZOD IndyCar Series Championship Overview: Series title comes down to final race again: Helio Castroneves has been in this position before. The three-time Indianapolis 500 winner entered the 2008 season finale chasing Scott Dixon, who had a 30-point lead. Castroneves did everything he could do and despite starting last after his qualifying …