I on IndyCar: The 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Was One for the Ages

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If you didn’t like the outcome of the 100th running of the “Greatest Spectacle In Racing,” otherwise known as the Indy 500, what in the world were you hoping for?

IMSA: Lexus Becomes Official Partner of IMSA; Confirms GT Daytona Effort for 2016 Season

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official release — Photo courtesy of IMSA — On the eve of the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona, officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Lexus confirmed that the iconic brand has become the latest car manufacturer to join IMSA as an official automotive partner. The announcement was made as Lexus confirmed plans to re-enter professional …

INDYCAR: Karam Finding Comfort With Racing Family at Track; Seeing Psychologist After Pocono Crash

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SONOMA, Calif. — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Verizon IndyCar Series rookie Sage Karam said nothing in the onboard telemetry or video can point to why his Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet spun in turn one of Lap 180 of the ABC Supply 500 on Aug. 23 and made heavy contact with the SAFER Barrier. The crash, while …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Karam Uses Fast Start to Carry Momentum Into Indianapolis 500

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The following story is part of Race Chaser Online’s special ‘Month of May’ series both building up to Memorial Day weekend’s runnings of the Monaco Grand Prix, Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 and paying tribute to several special dates during the month along the way. SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Audio, story and photo by Race Chaser Online Mazda Road to Indy …

INDYCAR: Saavedra Added to Ganassi IndyCar Squad; Will Pilot No. 8 Entry for Three, Fifth Car for Indy 500

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INDIANAPOLIS – official team release — John Cote/IndyCar photo — Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) unveiled its upcoming plans today for the No. 8 Chevrolet entry in the Verizon IndyCar Series, which includes races for both CGRT development driver Sage Karam and team newcomer Sebastian Saavedra– who will pilot the No. 8 AFS Chevrolet at this weekend’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long …

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 …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Work in Progress; Karam Upbeat With St. Petersburg Start on the Horizon

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INDIANAPOLIS — Story, audio and photo by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Ryan Kent Jr. — Most 19-year-olds are worrying about their next college class, or getting homework done. Sage Karam, on the other hand, is more concerned about which helmet design to choose for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. The Nazareth, Pennsylvania native announced Tuesday at Indycar …

INDYCAR: Media Day 2015 Provides Glimpse of Exciting Verizon IndyCar Era Ahead

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INDIANAPOLIS — Story and photo by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Ryan Kent Jr. — Although the original season-opening race in Brasilla was cancelled, the hype is still ramping up over the start of the 2015 season. Verizon IndyCar Series Media Day was held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Tuesday, and gave a look at every team — and the …

INDYCAR: It’s a Start; Karam to Drive Chip Ganassi Racing No. 8 at St. Petersburg

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INDIANAPOLIS – official team release — Joe Skibinski photo — Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) announced today that development driver Sage Karam will join the team’s Verizon IndyCar Series lineup in the No. 8 GE LED Chevrolet for the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla. Karam’s No. 8 Chevrolet will bear the GE …