McLaren Announces Honda Split, Toro Rosso Announces Honda Partnership

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MARINA BAY, Singapore – After three years, McLaren announced Thursday that the team will end its partnership with Honda at the end of the season. The team sits ninth in the Constructors’ Championship with 11 points. McLaren Group Executive Chairman and Executive Committee principal Shaikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa said the team and Honda feel that it is time …

INDYCAR: New 2018 Bodywork Design Images Released

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INDIANAPOLIS  — The design of the car to be used in Verizon IndyCar Series competition in 2018 is coming more into focus. INDYCAR, sanctioning body for the premier North American open-wheel racing series, released new images today of the universal aerodynamic bodywork kit that will be used by all competitors in 2018. Following along with this year’s INDYCAR theme of …

INDYCAR: Injury Update Released on Newgarden Following Texas Crash

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FORT WORTH, Texas — official series release — Chris Owens/IndyCar photo — Verizon IndyCar Series driver Josef Newgarden sustained a fractured right clavicle and a small fracture on his right hand in an incident in today’s Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. Newgarden, driver of the No. 21 Chevrolet for Ed Carpenter Racing, collided with the Honda of Conor Daly of …

AMA: Jake Johnson Earns Sixth Career Daytona Flat Track Win; Dylan Morin Scores in GNC2 Class

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official track release — DIS photo — Jake Johnson concluded the two-night AMA Pro Flat Track tour at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night by winning the 25-lap Harley-Davidson GNC1 Expert Singles Main Event. Staged on the quarter-mile Daytona Flat Track located just outside the “World Center of Racing,” Johnson, riding a Honda, battled and held …

AMA SX: Team Honda HRC Retains Canard and Seely for 2016 Supercross Campaign

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TORRANCE, Calif. – official team release — Honda photo — American Honda officially presented its 2016 Team Honda HRC lineup to the media and team sponsors during a press event held at the team’s race shop in Torrance, Calif. on Wednesday. Returning factory riders Trey Canard and Cole Seely were the stars for this overview as the team approaches the highly …

INDYCAR: Honda Unveils 2015 IndyCar Superspeedway Aero Kit

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INDIANAPOLIS — official release — Honda image — Honda unveiled on Thursday the superspeedway aero kit of aerodynamic upgrades and components its teams will use at this year’s 99th running of the Indianapolis 500. The Honda Super Speedway Aero Kit, produced by Honda Performance Development, Honda’s racing arm in North America, includes a variety of individual aerodynamic components fitted to the …

INDYCAR: Structural Upgrades Mandated for IndyCar Bodywork Components

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — INDYCAR announced it has mandated structural upgrades to strengthen designated Honda and Chevrolet bodywork components in advance of this weekend’s inaugural race at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, La. The modifications include the addition of components that will improve the overall strength of the bodywork for both manufacturer entries. The …

INDYCAR: Honda Unveils 2015 IndyCar Aero Kit Design

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CULVER CITY, Calif. — official series release — IndyCar/HPD photo — The much-anticipated unveiling of the Honda aero kit took place Monday evening at a reception attended by principals from Honda Performance Development, American Honda and INDYCAR. Defending Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay, who drove for a bulk of the on-track development, joined Honda executives in showcasing the base road/street course and …

INDYCAR: No Changes to Upcoming Aero Kit Testing Regulations

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — Chris Owens/IndyCar photo — INDYCAR announced Tuesday that testing regulations would remain as published in the Verizon IndyCar Series rulebook, with March 13 designated the opening of team on-track and wind tunnel testing of the full-size Chevrolet and Honda road/street course and short oval aerodynamic bodywork kits. INDYCAR last week confirmed that there would not …