INDY: Three Teams Penalized For Qualification Technical Infractions

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  INDIANAPOLIS (Tuesday, May 21, 2013) – INDYCAR, the sanctioning body of the IZOD IndyCar Series, announced today penalties following qualification technical inspection May 18-19 at Indianapolis.   The No. 8 entry of Chip Ganassi Racing driven by Ryan Briscoe has been fined $5,000 for not complying with Rule 14.6.4.16. 14.6.4.16 Rear Wings: The mainplane trailing edge height, as measured …

Davey Hamilton Wins First Race Since Devastating 2001 IndyCar Crash

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – Davey Hamilton raced to his first main event win on Saturday, May 11 since the devastating 2001 IndyCar crash at Texas Motor Speedway severed his legs and led to 21 operations to reconstruct his feet and legs and approximately one year in a wheelchair. Doctors once believed amputation may have been the best option. But the resilient …

VIDEO: Andretti Autosport Indy Lights Future Star Zach Veach TV Interview

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Photo Credit: Zach Veach Zach Veach is not a household name.  We expect that to change very soon.  This humble 17-year-old from Ohio didn’t start racing Go-Karts until age 12 but he’s been a quick study.  In just over five years he’s grown into an Indy Lights driver for Andretti Autosport.  But that’s only the beginning of the story.  He’s …

Hometown Hero Carpenter Starts Pole For Indy 500

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN – (Saturday, May 18, 2013) – After a Indianapolis 500 pole day filled with drama for teams Ed Carpenter found himself celebrating with the Verizon P1 Award.  The lone team owner/driver in the IZOD IndyCar Series recorded a blistering four-lap average speed of 228.762 mph (best lap of 229.347 mph; 39.2418 seconds) in the No. 20 Fuzzy’s Ultra …

BLOG: At Indy The Goosebumps Are Free

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By Tom Baker – Managing Editor RaceChaser Online Grab a beverage and settle in for a while.  I’d like to tell you a story.  This is a story about a boy, a race and why the boy gets goosebumps just thinking about the race. My first introduction to the sport of Auto Racing came when I was five years old.  …

AUDIO: RaceChaser Indy Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli Recaps Pole Day

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There was more than enough drama and high-stakes poker going on at today’s Indy 500 Pole Day to keep us in suspense.  Team Owner/Driver Ed Carpenter starts first with rookie Carlos Munoz and his teammate Marco Andretti also sharing the front row.  Our RaceChaser IndyCar correspondent Joel Sebastianelli was on top of it all, and he shares his thoughts with …

Oswego SBS Racer Andrew Schartner Audio Interview – May 14, 2013

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RaceChaser Online Managing Editor Tom Baker from The Tom Baker Show sat down with Oswego (NY) Speedway Small Block Supermodified racer Andrew Schartner of Charlotte, N.C. to discuss racing at the nationally known  “fast 5/8 mile” oval and his season-to-date.   CLICK HERE TO LISTEN!   May142013AndrewSchartner Schartner, 23, has won several features in the SBS division at Oswego and has …

Tempers Flare Between Sitterly and Gruel In Oswego Supers

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OSWEGO, NY (May 13, 2013) – A night that began cold and damp, ended hot and heavy this past Saturday at Oswego Speedway. With bone chilling temperatures in the air and a threat of rain for most of the day, Oswego Speedway held out and produced a night that many will remember for some time to come as a part …