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[IMS/Chevrolet/CGR PR] Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will drive a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 to pace the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 25. It’s the eighth time a Camaro has served as the pace car, starting in 1967 – and the 25th time a Chevrolet has paced the race.
INDYCAR officials have confirmed they are in discussions for the Verizon IndyCar Series to return as soon as 2015.
[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR announced today that it will enhance the points scoring format that will decide the Verizon IndyCar Series drivers’ and entrants’ championships.
[INDYCAR PR] For the second consecutive day, Will Power topped the time chart as Verizon IndyCar Series wrapped up a two-day Open Test at Barber Motorsports Park. Also for the second consecutive day, Honda and Chevrolet split the top 10 on the time sheet.
[INDYCAR PR] The scheduled seven hours on the 2.38-mile, 17-turn road course were cut in half because of a chill and mist in the morning of day one, but Montoya and teammates Will Power and Helio Castroneves made the most of their combined 154 laps.
[INDYCAR PR] Verizon IndyCar Series teams will benefit from new regulations regarding Firestone tire allotment written into the 2014 series rulebook. Each entry will receive credit for new tires remaining from its race event allotment.
After four seasons as an Official Series Partner, Verizon has become the entitlement sponsor for the IndyCar Series.
Earlier today, Schmidt Peterson Motosports co-owners Sam Schmidt and Ric Peterson announced that the team will field an Indianapolis 500 entry for 1995 Indianapolis 500 winner Jacques Villeneuve. An edited selection of key quotes from the announcement is presented here.
[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR announced today enhancements to the bonus structure and the 21 entrants that will be part of its Leaders Circle program for the 2014 IndyCar Series season.
[INDYCAR PR] Bourdais extended the streak of IndyCar Series drivers to win the twice-around-the-clock Rolex 24 at Daytona to four consecutive years.
[INDYCAR PR] More than a dozen IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy drivers will compete in the 52nd race this weekend on the 3.56-mile circuit at Daytona International Speedway, including reigning IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon, 2013 Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan and 2012 series champion Hunter-Reay.
Dario Franchitti spoke to the media recently for the first time since his retirement after his crash at the Grand Prix of Houston. The full transcript of the press conference can be found here.