INDYCAR: Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Makes Most of Soggy Day at NOLA With Double Podium

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AVONDALE, La. — official series release — Chris Owens/IndyCar photo — A promising start to qualifying for the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana, which saw both James Hinchcliffe and James Jakes advance to the second round, quickly turned disappointing when Saturday’s session was canceled because of rain. The starting grid for the inaugural Verizon IndyCar Series race on the 2.74-mile, 13-turn NOLA Motorsports …

INDYCAR: Chip Ganassi Racing Confirms Karam for Second Start of 2015 at NOLA

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INDIANAPOLIS – official series release — John Cote/IndyCar photo — Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) announced Tuesday that development driver Sage Karam will join the team’s Verizon IndyCar Series lineup in the No. 8 Chevrolet for the second race of the series at the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana at NOLA Motorsports Park this weekend. Karam’s No. 8 Chevrolet will bear the …

INDYCAR: NOLA Test Session Provides Valuable Learning Opportunity for IndyCar Drivers

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AVONDALE, La. — official series release — Chris Owens/IndyCar photo — From a secondary viewing spot at NOLA Motorsports Park, KV Racing Technology co-owner Jimmy Vasser confirmed what he saw on pit lane. “I was impressed with the speed on the circuit for a first day,” the former Indy car driver said. “I think they’ll put on a great show.” …

INDYCAR: IndyCar Exploring Potential New Orleans Race for 2015

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May 5, 2014 — official release — AVONDALE, La. — INDYCAR announced today it is exploring a prospective Verizon IndyCar Series race at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, La. The announcement of the potential event, which would be known as the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Louisiana and organized by Andretti Sports Marketing, was made jointly today with Gov. Bobby Jindal and Laney …