Posts Tagged ‘Verizon IndyCar Series – Scheduling’

INDYCAR exploring prospect of race at NOLA Motorsports Park

INDYCAR exploring prospect of race at NOLA Motorsports Park

[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR announced today it is exploring a prospective Verizon IndyCar Series race at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, La. The announcement of the potential event, which would be known as the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Louisiana and organized by Andretti Sports Marketing, was made jointly today with Gov. Bobby Jindal and Laney Chouest, owner of NOLA Motorsports Park.

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.

Seven-month season with earlier, international start planned for 2015: Miles

Seven-month season with earlier, international start planned for 2015: Miles

Hulman and Co. CEO Mark Miles recently spoke to MFW’s Paul Dalbey regarding plans to begin the 2015 IndyCar Series schedule earlier, possibly as early as January, with a stint of three international races. He also revealed plans for an expanded Leaders Circle program and said he would be “disappointed” if a title sponsor is not in place for 2014.

Michigan International Speedway and ISC “as a whole” interested in IndyCar: MIS President

Michigan International Speedway and ISC “as a whole” interested in IndyCar: MIS President

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.

INDYCAR Series unveils 18-race schedule for 2014

INDYCAR Series unveils 18-race schedule for 2014

Eighteen races over 15 event weekends highlight the 2014 IndyCar Series schedule announced today.

United SportsCar schedule released; 2014 IndyCar schedule begins to take shape

United SportsCar schedule released; 2014 IndyCar schedule begins to take shape

The inaugural United SportsCar Racing series schedule was released today and features 12 events, two in conjunction with IndyCar. Here, Steph lays out the implications.

IndyCar will not race in Baltimore in 2014 due to scheduling conflicts

IndyCar will not race in Baltimore in 2014 due to scheduling conflicts

[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR announced today that it will not return to Baltimore in 2014.

Rahal scheduled to test IMS road course on September 4

Rahal scheduled to test IMS road course on September 4

[IMS PR] Graham Rahal will put his Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing car through a series of test runs on the IMS road course on Wednesday, September 4, and will test a variety of track configurations.

The Dinger in 2013: What could the future hold?

The Dinger in 2013: What could the future hold?

John looks ahead to potential additions to AJ Allmendinger’s IZOD IndyCar Series schedule with Penske Racing in 2013.

Youth ticket discounts are an investment in the future

Youth ticket discounts are an investment in the future

Steph feels that dropping the youth ticket prices for IndyCar races is a very wise move and should be done at as many events as possible.

Off-the-cuff reactions to the BCG report

Off-the-cuff reactions to the BCG report

Jenna Fryer at the Associated Press has acquired a copy of Boston Consulting Group’s report to the Hulman-George family. Here, Steph offers her off-the-cuff reactions to some of its key recommendations.

IndyCar adjusts distances at four events to discourage fuel mileage racing

IndyCar adjusts distances at four events to discourage fuel mileage racing

[INDYCAR PR] Live coverage of all 19 IZOD IndyCar Series events – including ABC’s first prime-time race and three doubleheaders – highlight the 2013 ABC and NBC Sports Network programming schedule. Race distances were changed at four events to discourage fuel-mileage racing.