[Ganassi PR] Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) and NTT DATA, a leading global IT services provider, announced today they have signed Indy car veteran and seven-time winner Ryan Briscoe to drive the No. 8 NTT DATA Chevrolet in the IndyCar Series. Along with the signing of Briscoe, Tony Kanaan will move into the seat vacated by four-time IndyCar Series Champion and three-time Indianapolis 500 Winner Dario Franchitti in the No. 10 Target Chevrolet.
[Rising Star PR] The new Rising Star Racing organization has an important mission in the world of motorsports – to help ensure that the most deserving drivers get the opportunities they have earned. By providing funding, support and guidance for select young drivers, Rising Star Racing will help bridge the gap between talent and opportunity.
[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR announced today that Chevrolet and Honda will provide distinct aerodynamic configurations for the IndyCar Series chassis beginning in 2015.
Earlier today at the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis, Michigan International Speedway President Roger Curtis told MFW’s Paul Dalbey that MIS and ISC “as a whole” are interested in bringing IndyCar back to their racetracks. He also said he expects to see IndyCar back at MIS in three to five years, though not before 2016.
[Mazda Road to Indy PR] The entire Mazda Road to Indy spent the last two days at the Chris Griffis Memorial Test at Barber Motorsports Park, and some new names emerged at the tops of the time charts in each series.
[IMS PR] The Indiana Motorsports Commission approved preliminary plans by Hulman & Company to invest state funds on infrastructure upgrades at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, targeted at improvements that enhance the quality of motorsport events and the fan experience at the facility.
We’ve got a Tony Kanaan 2013 Indianapolis 500 die-cast to give away courtesy of Toronto Motorsports — and we need your help!
This third and final excerpt from Hard Luck Lloyd discusses the 1969 Indianapolis 500, one of Lloyd Ruby’s closest calls with the Borg-Warner Trophy that instead became one of the most infamous DNFs in the history of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
[Andersen PR] Teams and drivers from all three levels of the highly acclaimed Mazda Road to Indy have converged on Barber Motorsports Park near Birmingham, Ala., for the Chris Griffis Memorial Mazda Road to Indy Open Test.
[Alberico PR] Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing will launch a new Pro Mazda campaign in 2014 and will take this year’s second-place USF2000 finisher, Neil Alberico of Los Gatos, Calif., along with them.
[CMwWTR PR] Jake Eidson, the reigning F1600 Formula F champion and 2013 recipient of the Team USA Scholarship, has moved up the ladder into USF2000 with Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing for the 2014 season.
[IMS PR] As previously reported, IMS has confirmed that long-time ABC and IMS Radio Network analyst Paul Page will return to become the Chief Announcer and the Voice of the 500.