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[TCGR PR] A storied career comes to a potentially premature close as three-time Indianapolis 500 Winner and four-time IndyCar Series Champion Dario Franchitti announces that he will be unable to continue racing.
[INDYCAR PR] Full-season IndyCar Series teams will have a total of 18 test days to be used in any combination of engine manufacturer tests, team tests, Open Tests, straight line and full-sized wind tunnel tests through the 2014 season finale at Auto Club Speedway.
C.J. O’Donnell and Jay Frye have been named to executive positions at Hulman Motorsports, completing the formation of Mark Miles’s executive team.
[Source: Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing PR] BROWNSBURG, Ind. (October 31, 2013) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Bill Pappas will join the team as race engineer for Graham Rahal’s IndyCar Series program beginning November 1. Pappas has over 25 years of racing experience after working with teams such as Roush Racing, [...]
Following a lengthy review process, Andersen Promotions today announced that Dallara Automobili has been selected to design and develop the next generation Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires chassis.
Mike King will step down as chief announcer of the IMS Radio Network on November 1.
[Mazda Road to Indy PR] Andersen Promotions, which will operate all levels of the Mazda Road to Indy next year, today unveiled the 2014 schedule of events for the three series comprising the ladder system – Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda.
Scott Dixon, who entered the 19th race of the season with a 25-point advantage over title rival Helio Castroneves, secured his third series championship in the past decade in his 220th Indy car start. Will Power, who lost the championship on this racetrack last year, won his third race of the season by 1.4883 seconds over 2012 race winner Ed Carpenter, who earned his first podium finish of the season.
[FIL PR] Patience aided 18 year old Sage Karam from Nazareth, Pa., who clinched his first title with a third-place finish. Carlos Muñoz, driving the No. 26 Dialy-Ser car for Andretti Autosport, won his fourth race of the season, holding off Gabby Chaves by .9966 of a second. Karam was 3.7 seconds behind.
Andretti Autosport made multiple announcements today, including the addition of United Fiber and Data as primary sponsor on the #27 IndyCar for James Hinchcliffe in 2014 and on an Indy Lights car for Matthew Brabham, and a team-wide move to Honda power.
Eighteen races over 15 event weekends highlight the 2014 IndyCar Series schedule announced today.
[KVSH PR] KVSH Racing announced today that four-time series champion Sebastien Bourdais will pilot a car for the team during the 2014 and 2015 IndyCar Series seasons.