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INDYCAR officials discussing possible return to Brazil in 2015

INDYCAR officials discussing possible return to Brazil in 2015

INDYCAR officials have confirmed they are in discussions for the Verizon IndyCar Series to return as soon as 2015.

INDYCAR enhances points format for Verizon IndyCar Series championships

INDYCAR enhances points format for Verizon IndyCar Series championships

[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR announced today that it will enhance the points scoring format that will decide the Verizon IndyCar Series drivers’ and entrants’ championships.

Power leads as Honda and Chevrolet split top 10 at final day of Spring Training

Power leads as Honda and Chevrolet split top 10 at final day of Spring Training

[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.

Team Penske 1-2-3 leads shortened first day at Spring Training

Team Penske 1-2-3 leads shortened first day at Spring Training

[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.

New rules allow teams to carry tires forward to future events

New rules allow teams to carry tires forward to future events

[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.

Verizon named entitlement sponsor of IndyCar Series

Verizon named entitlement sponsor of IndyCar Series

After four seasons as an Official Series Partner, Verizon has become the entitlement sponsor for the IndyCar Series.

Hot quotes from the Villeneuve/Schmidt Peterson announcement

Hot quotes from the Villeneuve/Schmidt Peterson announcement

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 Series confirms 2014 Leaders Circle entrants

IndyCar Series confirms 2014 Leaders Circle entrants

[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.

Bourdais continues IndyCar Series win streak at Rolex 24

Bourdais continues IndyCar Series win streak at Rolex 24

[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.

Sixteen IndyCar and Road to Indy regulars to compete in Rolex 24 this weekend

Sixteen IndyCar and Road to Indy regulars to compete in Rolex 24 this weekend

[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 retirement press conference transcript

Dario Franchitti retirement press conference transcript

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.

Chevrolet, Honda to produce IndyCar aero kits for 2015

Chevrolet, Honda to produce IndyCar aero kits for 2015

[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR announced today that Chevrolet and Honda will provide distinct aerodynamic configurations for the IndyCar Series chassis beginning in 2015.