INDYCAR: Race Returns; Grand Prix of Indianapolis Comes Back in 2016

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INDIANAPOLIS — official track release — Mike Harding/IndyCar photo — The third annual Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis is scheduled to run on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis will once again feature the stars of the Verizon IndyCar Series and the Mazda Road to Indy developmental racing series …

INDYCAR: Angie’s List Becomes Title Sponsor of Indianapolis Grand Prix

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INDIANAPOLIS – track release — IndyCar photo — Indianapolis Motor Speedway has signed Angie’s List as the title sponsor of the Grand Prix of Indianapolis through 2016. The Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis is scheduled for May 9, 2015, when the Verizon IndyCar Series will kick off the Month of May festivities on the 14-turn, 2.439-mile IMS road course that …

INDYCAR: Grand Prix of Indianapolis Post-Event Penalties Announced

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INDIANAPOLIS — official release — INDYCAR announced today post-event infractions from the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, which was held May 10 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. INDYCAR has fined engine manufacturer Chevrolet $20,000 and penalized it 10 engine manufacturer’s points for violations of the engine regulations. Chevrolet was found to have violated Rule 11.2 (Torque Control) and 12.1 (Traction Control) …

INDYCAR: Saavedra Back in Business for 500 Practice After Indy G.P. Crash

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SPEEDWAY, IN — official release — Mike Young photo — Sebastian Saavedra pulled on his helmet and stepped into the No. 17 KV AFS Racing car May 13 just like he had dozens of times. He logged only seven laps in the red and yellow car before the Indianapolis 500 practice session was curtailed by rain with three hours left, …

Christopher Bell, Supermodified Chatter and Kansas Whirlwind Highlight Tonight’s Motorsports Madness at 7 Eastern

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — official release — John Vass photo — An interview with young rising star Christopher Bell after his historic first-career World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series victory and analysis of Oswego Speedway’s 2014 Supermodified Kickoff highlights tonight’s newest edition of Motorsports Madness at 7 PM Eastern on Speed77 Radio powered by Race Chaser Online. Co-hosts Jacob Seelman …

USF2000: Starrantino, JAY Motorsports Break Through at Indy

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SPEEDWAY, IN — official release — USF2000 photo — For the second straight day at the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, a rookie driver claimed his first-ever victory in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda. This time it was 19-year-old Californian Adrian Starrantino (#91 Autoworld Collision Center/PPG Van Diemen-Mazda) who made the breakthrough, overtaking Brazilian Victor Franzoni on Lap …

INDYCAR: Saavedra Surprises with Verizon Pole for Grand Prix of Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS — official release — Don Figler photo — Verizon IndyCar Series drivers have said to “expect the unexpected” on the new Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis. Sebastian Saavedra earning the Verizon P1 Award fits into that category. The AFS KV AFS driver claimed his first Verizon IndyCar Series pole position topping a wild …

INDYCAR: Dixon Paces Opening Day of Indy Grand Prix Practice

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INDIANAPOLIS — official release — Mark Reed photo — As reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon expected, the competition on the 2.439-mile, 14-turn Indianapolis Motor Speedway circuit is razor close. He just happened to produce the best timed lap in the second practice session May 8 for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis. Dixon, driving the No. 9 Target …

INDYCAR: Butterball to Sponsor Hunter-Reay At Indy

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INDIANAPOLIS – team release — Andretti Autosport photo — Ryan Hunter-Reay’s No. 28 Andretti Autosport Honda will feature the Butterball brand as a sponsor for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis as well as the Indy 500. “I couldn’t be happier to welcome Butterball to the Andretti Autosport family as we participate in the great American tradition of racing in …

INDYCAR: After Further Review, IMS Road Course will be Racy for Grand Prix of Indianapolis

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May 2, 2014 — official release — Chris Jones photo — SPEEDWAY, IN — Reigning Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan has been immersed in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course reconfiguration project since its inception seven months ago, and even maintains a Downtown Indianapolis apartment for his frequent visits. But ahead of the Verizon IndyCar Series Open Test on April 30, …

INDYCAR: Modified IMS Road Course Draws Rave Reviews

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April 30, 2014 — Chris Owens photo — INDIANAPOLIS — Reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Tony Kanaan turned the ceremonial first lap of the new 2.439-mile, 14-turn Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, but he was quickly was joined by 24 other eager Verizon IndyCar Series drivers during an Open Test. It didn’t faze the drivers that they were crossing the Yard of Bricks …

INDYCAR: SFHR Picks Up Sponsor for Newgarden in Indianapolis GP

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April 29, 2014 — team release — SFHR photo — INDIANAPOLIS — Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) announced today that Klipsch Audio will be its primary sponsor on the No. 67 entry for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis on Saturday, May 10. Indianapolis-based Klipsch, a leading global manufacturer of premium speakers and headphones, has partnered with the Verizon IndyCar Series …