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INDYCAR News and Notes – April 17, 2014

INDYCAR Logo Today's Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: 1.       Strong start helps Pagenaud keep eye on championship 2.       Montoya gets up to speed at Texas 3.       Penske team reaps rewards at Long Beach 1. Strong start helps Pagenaud keep eye on championship: Simon Pagenaud is ready to take the next step in his racing career. After winning Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors in 2012 and scoring his first two Verizon IndyCar Series wins in 2013, the Frenchman is looking to contend for the 2014 championship. Pagenaud, who has finished fifth and third in the standings in his previous two seasons, and points leader Will Power are the only drivers to score top-five finishes in the first two races. The strong start is a refreshing change for Pagenaud, ... FULL STORY »

Alternative Rock Band LIVE to Perform at IMS May 17, During First Indy 500 Qualifications Day

2014 Indy 500 LIVE Concert Poster INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Chart-topping alternative rock band LIVE will provide exhilarating entertainment for fans during the first day of qualifications for the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Saturday, May 17 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Verizon IndyCar Series practice and ... FULL STORY »

Firestone Tire Test Session For INDYCAR Teams Proves Pivotal For June’s Firestone 600

2014 VICS Driver Will Power on track at Texas Motor Speedway in the No. 12 Verizon/Team Penske car during April test - Photo Cresit: Getty Images for TMS FORT WORTH, Texas (April 16, 2014) - The Firestone 600 Verizon IndyCar Series race set for Saturday, June 7 at Texas Motor Speedway may be 52 days away, but on Wednesday it was the focus of 18 drivers who participated in an open Firestone tire ... FULL STORY »

Rahal Completed His First Oval Test of 2014 at Texas Motor Speedway Under Windy Conditions

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Logo FORT WORTH, Texas (April 16, 2014) – Graham Rahal, 25, completed his first test day on an oval for the 2014 season at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) today.  He ran a total of 84 laps around the 1.5-mile high-banked oval in the No. 15 National ... FULL STORY »

Saavedra Penalized for Full-Course Yellow Infraction at Long Beach

Verizon IndyCar Series INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, April 16, 2014) - INDYCAR officials have fined driver Sebastian Saavedra $10,000 and placed him on probation through the Indianapolis 500 on May 25 for actions during the April 13 Verizon IndyCar Seres race in Long Beach. Saavedra, driver ... FULL STORY »

INDYCAR News and Notes – April 14, 2014

INDYCAR Logo Today's IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: 1. Conway choice pays dividends early for Carpenter team 2. Inside the box score - Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach 3. Texas test up next for drivers, teams 1. Conway choice pays dividends early ... FULL STORY »

INDYCAR Modifies Indianapolis 500 Schedule, Qualifying Format

2014 Indianapolis 500 Logo INDIANAPOLIS (Monday, April 14, 2014) -- INDYCAR announced today an addition to the practice schedule and further definition of the qualification format for next month's 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500. The schedule change features an extra day of on-track activity ... FULL STORY »



(L-R) Carlos Munos of Colombia, driver of the #34 Andretti - HVM Dallara Chevrolet; Mike Conway of England, driver of the #20 Ed Carpenter Racing Dallara Chevrolet; and Will Power of Australia, driver of the #12 Team Penske Dallara Chevrolet, celebrate their top three finish after the Verizon IndyCar Series Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 13, 2014 on the streets of Long Beach, California. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
Conway, Ed Carpenter Racing Surprises With Win At Long Beach
Posted 04.13.14
LONG BEACH, Calif. (Sunday, April 13, 2014) - Long Beach could have a new king. Mike Conway won the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach for the second time in four years, becoming the unexpected winner of the 40th annual race. Ryan Hunter-Reay dominated most of the race, but he triggered a seven-car ...FULL STORY »
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2014 VICS Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Race Results
Posted 04.13.14
2014 INDYCAR, Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) Streets of Long Beach Long Beach, California Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach LONG BEACH, Calif. - Results Sunday of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 1.968-mile Streets of Long Beach circuit, with order of finish, starting position ...FULL STORY »
2014 VICS Driver Ryan Hunter-Reay on track in the No. 28 DHL Dallara Firestone Honda at Long Beach - Photo Credit; Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Hunter-Reay Claims Verizon P1 Award for Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
Posted 04.12.14
LONG BEACH, Calif. (Saturday, April 12, 2014) - Ryan Hunter-Reay qualified second for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach in 2010, '11 and '13 with one victory to represent the efforts. On April 13, he'll start the 40th annual race on the temporary street circuit from the inside of the ...FULL STORY »
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2014 VICS Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Qualifying Results
Posted 04.12.14
2014 INDYCAR, Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) Streets of Long Beach Long Beach, California Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach LONG BEACH, Calif. - Qualifying Saturday for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 1.968-mile(s) Streets of Long Beach circuit, with qualifying position, car number in ...FULL STORY »
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Rocker Roger Daltrey to Attend Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
Posted 04.11.14
LONG BEACH, Calif. (Friday, April 11, 2014) - Roger Daltrey, founding member and lead singer of The Who, will mix racing with philanthropy at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Daltrey will attend the Verizon IndyCar Series race to raise awareness of Teen Cancer America. Daltrey, inducted in 1990 into the ...FULL STORY »
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Frenchmen Pagenaud, Bourdais Lead Opening Day at Long Beach
Posted 04.11.14
LONG BEACH, Calif. (Friday, April 11, 2014) -Unofficially, it was French Friday on the streets of Long Beach as Frenchmen Simon Pagenaud and Sebastien Bourdais led the opening day of preparations for the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Pagenaud, of Montmorillon, France, was quickest on the 1.968-mile, 11-turn circuit ...FULL STORY »
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51 FIFTY Named Official Energy Drink of Sonoma Raceway
Posted 04.11.14
SONOMA, Calif.  (April 11, 2014) – Sonoma Raceway has welcomed a Central California-based business as its newest official partner, as 51 FIFTY becomes the raceway’s official energy drink. 51 FIFTY, based in Livingston (Calif.), will be the exclusive energy drink at all Sonoma Raceway major-event weekends in 2014, including the NASCAR Sprint ...FULL STORY »
ABC Supply Co. Inc. Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest presented by Metro Milwaukee Honda Dealers
Coors Light Music and Beer Garden to Host Off-Track Entertainment at Milwaukee IndyFest
Posted 04.10.14
Milwaukee (April 10, 2014)-Coors Light will return as Official Domestic Beer Partner of the ABC Supply Co. Inc. Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest Presented by the Metro Milwaukee Honda Dealers. This August, the entertainment hub of Milwaukee IndyFest will be the Coors Light Music and Beer Garden-just inside Turn 3 ...FULL STORY »
No 2 TMR DAMIS PARTNERS III Innisfil Indy Karting Xtreme Coil Drilling car - Photo Credit: Eric Schwarzkopf
Zack Meyer Ready for First Foray on Famed Long Beach Street Circuit
Posted 04.10.14
Long Beach, Cali. (April 10, 2014) – After his debut race on the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla., Canadian Zack Meyer moves on to the famed street circuit in Long Beach, Cali., for the second round of the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season. Meyer and his #2 TMR/DAMIS ...FULL STORY »


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