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[INDYCAR PR] Team Penske’s newest driver, Juan Pablo Montoya, sampled his Chevrolet-powered Indy car for the first time on Nov. 25 during the first day of a two-day test at Sebring International Raceway.
In the coming weeks we will be running excerpts from “Hard Luck Lloyd” to help generate interest for the release of this new book authored by MFW contributor John Lingle. This first excerpt tells the story of how Lloyd learned to fight for himself in the rough and tumble world of midget racing.
[Lights PR] Andersen Promotions today unveiled renderings of the Dallara IL-15. The car’s design is a joint effort between Dallara’s Italian headquarters in Varano Melegari (Parma) and Dallara LLC in Speedway, Ind. The car will be assembled at the company’s U.S. headquarters located near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
[IMS PR] The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Arts Council of Indianapolis encourage fans to participate in the Grand Prix of Indianapolis Trophy Design Project, which will create the winner’s trophy for the inaugural IndyCar Series road race on the IMS road course on Saturday, May 10, 2014.
[SPM PR] Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) has signed 26-year-old Russian Mikhail Aleshin, who most recently competed in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series, to drive its second entry for the 2014 IndyCar season.
Hard Luck Lloyd, a biography of USAC legend Lloyd Ruby written by MFW columnist John Lingle, is now available for purchase from Racemaker Press and will ship in time for Christmas.
[St. Pete PR] Green Savoree St. Petersburg LLC announced today it will join forces with Firestone for the opening race of the 2014 IndyCar Series season – the newly titled Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
[Andretti PR] Four-time IndyCar Series champions Andretti Autosport confirmed today that Colombian Carlos Munoz will join the team’s IndyCar stable for 2014.
[ECR PR] Ed Carpenter Racing announced today that Mike Conway has joined the organization as the driver of the No. 20 Chevrolet-powered Dallara Indy car for the road and street course events during the 2014 IndyCar Series.
Yesterday’s announcement of Dario Franchitti’s retirement drew emotions and laud from all corners of the IndyCar community. Here, the team at More Front Wing throws our hats into the ring in celebration of his legendary career.
[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.