INDYCAR: Hinchcliffe Caps Comeback With Emotional Long Beach Win

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After a crash two years ago during practice for the Indianapolis 500, in which a suspension piece came through James Hinchcliffe’s cockpit and nearly cost him his life, many people wondered if he would ever return to the top of the Verizon IndyCar Series podium.

IMSA: 25 WeatherTech Championship Cars Set to Battle in Long Beach Sports Car Grand Prix

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — official series release — Photo courtesy of IMSA — The International Motor Sports Association has released a 25-car entry list for the BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach on Saturday, April 16. The event will be round three of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The 100-minute race on the 11-turn, 1.968-mile temporary street circuit begins at 4:05 …

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — If you’re looking for the most comprehensive rundown of the weekend in motorsports, including a look at NASCAR’s marathon night in Bristol, Scott Dixon’s Long Beach breakthrough and Ryan Dungey’s seventh heaven status in Monster Energy AMA Supercross, Speed77 Radio’s Motorsports Madness has all of …

INDYCAR: Dixon Holds Off Castroneves for First Long Beach Victory; Moves to Fifth All-Time on Series Win List

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LONG BEACH, Calif. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — After Sunday’s 41st annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, it’s clear that at least in the modern era — there is a new king of Indy car racing. That king goes by the name Scott Dixon — whose No. 9 TARGET/Chip Ganassi …

INDY LIGHTS: Jones Remains Perfect in Indy Lights; Scores Third Consecutive Series Win in Long Beach

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LONG BEACH, Calif. — official series release — Indy Lights photo — Dubai-based Briton Ed Jones and his Carlin team kept their Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires winning streak alive with a fine performance in the Grand Prix of Long Beach Presented by Allied Building Products. Jones, however, was forced to work hard for his third win in a …

TUSC: Man to Man; Taylor Tops Pruett for First TUDOR Championship Pole at Long Beach

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LONG BEACH, Calif. – official series release — IMSA photo — TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Prototype qualifying became a mano a mano street fight Friday at Long Beach, as young charger Ricky Taylor and seasoned veteran Scott Pruett exchanged the top position four times in the latter stages of the 15-minute session. In the end, youth trumped experience and Taylor …

INDYCAR: Penske Power; Will Power Tops Teammate Simon Pagenaud in Long Beach Practice

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LONG BEACH, Calif. — official series release — Chris Owens/IndyCar photo — Will Power and Team Penske teammate Simon Pagenaud recorded lap times in the second Verizon IndyCar Series practice session for the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach that were quicker than the 2014 Verizon P1 Award-winning time of Ryan Hunter-Reay. Next up is Sebastien Bourdais’ nine-year-old track record. …

INDYCAR: Rocky Moran Jr. Replacing Carlos Huertas in Coyne No. 18 for Long Beach

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LONG BEACH, Calif. – official team release — Dale Coyne Racing photo — Irvine, Calif. native Rocky Moran Jr. will drive for Dale Coyne Racing in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach this weekend in the No. 18 Trench Shoring Honda entry, the team announced on Friday. “I can’t tell you how excited I am about finally being able …

INDY LIGHTS: Brabham Returns to Andretti Autosport for Long Beach Indy Lights Go

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INDIANAPOLIS — official team release — Indy Lights photo — Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires race winner Matt Brabham will head to Long Beach, Calif. with two-times series champions Andretti Autosport to contest Sunday’s hour-long Indy Lights event. The Mazda Road to Indy veteran will pilot the No. 83 Stellrecht Company Andretti Autosport Mazda on the streets of Long …

TUSC: Unknowns In SportsCar Paddock Headed to Long Beach

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April 11, 2014 — story courtesy of FOXsports.com — IMSA photo — LONG BEACH, Calif. — There are many unknowns heading into this weekend’s Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach, but perhaps none more than how the Balance of Performance in the Prototype class will shake out. January’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona unsurprisingly …

IMSA: Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian Set for Sprint at Long Beach

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April 10, 2014 — official release – Brian Cleary/bcpix.com photo — PATASKALA, OH — After staging the longest races of the year, the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will make a significant change in both scene and format this weekend as everything moves to a sprint mindset for Saturday’s Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase on the streets of Long Beach, California. Michael Shank …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Veach Carries Long-Awaited Indy Lights Momentum and Enhanced Focus into Long Beach

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April 9, 2014 — Audio and story by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — photo courtesy Zach Veach — STOCKDALE, OH — In racing, momentum can be a funny thing. For Andretti Autosport sophomore Zach Veach, he’s hoping ‘funny’ translates to another Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires victory this weekend on the Streets …