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Oct 03
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Luca Filippi 2013 IICS Grand Prix of Houston Race Preview

2013 IICS Driver Luca Filippi in the cockpit of the No. 68 Barracuda Network Dallara Honda - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Barracuda Racing Pre-Race Notes & Quotes: The Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston Race Fast Facts Driver: Luca Filippi Car: No. 98 Barracuda Racing Primary sponsor: Barracuda Networks Event title: The Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston Location: Streets of Houston, TX Track: 10-turn, 1.7-mile temporary street circuit 2013 event counter: The Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston races are the 17th and 18th (of 19) for the IZOD IndyCar Series Practice sessions: Friday, October 4 from 10:30-12 p.m. CDT Qualifying - Race 1: Friday, October 4 from 3:05-4:15 p.m. CDT (Firestone Fast Six format) Qualifying - Race 2: Saturday, October 5 from 10:45-11:15 a.m. (30-min format) Race 1: Saturday, October 5 with pre-race activities beginning around 2 p.m. CDT and an estimated green flag at 2:40 p.m. Race ... FULL STORY »

USF2000 Championship Comes Down to Houston Doubleheader for Alberico

Neil Alberico travels to the Texas season-finale doubleheader second in the championship fight. (Photo: USF2000 Championship - John Hendrick) California up-and-comer enters Texas season-finale second in title fight LOS GATOS, CALIF. (October 3, 2013) – Neil Alberico's pursuit of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda title concludes this coming weekend (October 5-6) with the season-finale doubleheader in Houston, ... FULL STORY »

JDC MotorSports Ready to Finish Out Pro Mazda Campaign in Houston

JDC MotorSports enters Houston season-finale doubleheader seeking to end year on a high-note. (Photo: Pro Mazda Championship - John Hendrick) Minnesota squad enters final weekend fourth in team standings MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 4, 2013) – A season's worth of Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires racing across North America will come to an end for JDC MotorSports this coming weekend ... FULL STORY »

Pagenaud Rides the Positive Momentum Wave into the Grand Prix of Houston

Simon Pagenaud of France, driver of the #77 Schmidt Hamilton HP Motorsports Honda - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 3, 2013) - The heat has been turned up literally and figuratively on the IZOD IndyCar Series Championship as it heads south for the final doubleheader event of the 2013 season. Championship contender Simon Pagenaud is focused on staying cool-headed as ... FULL STORY »

Race-winning USF2000 Season Concludes for Afterburner Autosport in Houston

Afterburner Autosport seeking to continue its race-winning form in the Houston season-finale. (Photo: USF2000 Championship - John Hendrick) Talented trio of Baron, Gooden, and Newey poised to end year on a high-note MINNEAPOLIS, MIN. (October 3, 2013) – The Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda season draws to a close this weekend (October 5-6) with a pair of ... FULL STORY »

Justin Wilson Returns to IndyCar Race Action for Houston Doubleheader

2013 IICS Driver Justin Wilson - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images Houston, Texas (3 October 2013) – While it has been over one month since the IZOD IndyCar Series race in Baltimore, driver Justin Wilson has been operating at full-speed ahead of this weekend’s doubleheader event in Houston as IndyCar stages ... FULL STORY »

Firestone Racing 2013 IICS Grand Prix of Houston Firehawk Tires Fast Facts

Firestone Firehawk Tires - Primary (black-sidewall) & Alternate (red-sidewall) - Photo Credit: Firestone Racing FIRESTONE FIREHAWK FAST FACTS IZOD IndyCar Series Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston October 4-6, 2013 Rounds 17-18 of 19 Race Distances 153.0 miles/246.23 kilometers; 90 laps on the 1.7-mile/2.736-km temporary street circuit. Race Broadcasts Live at 3 p.m. ET Saturday, October 5 and 1 p.m. ET Sunday, October 6 on ... FULL STORY »



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Chevrolet IndyCar V6 Teams and Drivers Head to Houston in Tight Championship Battle
Posted 10.02.13
DETROIT (October 2, 2013) – With just three races left in the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series season, this weekend’s doubleheader event at Reliant Park in Houston, Texas is pivotal in the battle for both the drivers’ and manufacturers’ championships. Team Penske Chevrolet IndyCar V6 driver Helio Castroneves holds a 49-point advantage in ...FULL STORY »
Charlie Kimball on Track - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Charlie Kimball 2013 IICS Grand Prix of Houston Race Preview
Posted 10.02.13
Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston Advance Notes  RACE SETUP  Race: The Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston, October 5 & 6 Driver: Charlie Kimball @racewithinsulin Car: No. 83 NovoLog FlexPen Honda Track:    Reliant Park (1.7-mile temporary street circuit) TV:          Saturday, 3:00 PM ET and Sunday, 1:00 PM ET on NBC Sports Network Social: @CGRTeams #TeamGanassi Location: Houston, Texas         BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW ...FULL STORY »
(L-R) Scott Dixon of New Zealand, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Dallara Honda, chats with teammate Dario Franchitti of Scotland, driver of the #10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Dallara Honda - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Scott Dixon & Dario Franchitti 2013 IICS Grand Prix of Houston Race Previews
Posted 10.02.13
Target Chip Ganassi Racing Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: The Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston, October 5 & 6 Driver: @scottdixon9 @dariofranchitti Car: No. 9 Target and No. 10 T-Mobile Hondas Track:    Reliant Park (1.7-mile temporary street circuit) TV:          Saturday, 3:00 PM ET and Sunday, 1:00 PM ET on NBC Sports Network Social: @TCGRTeams #TeamTarget Location: Houston, Texas         BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW ...FULL STORY »
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Andretti Autosport 2013 Road to Mazda Pre-Race Report: Houston
Posted 10.02.13
Andretti Autosport, Mazda Road to Indy Race Preview: Grand Prix of Houston Firestone Indy Lights Carlos Muñoz, No. 26 Dialy-Ser The 21-year-old Colombian heads into the Grand Prix of Houston second in the championship points fight - just two points behind the leader; with two races remaining in the 2013 season, Munoz is ...FULL STORY »
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INDYCAR News and Notes – Oct. 2, 2013
Posted 10.02.13
Today's IZOD IndyCar Series, Firestone Indy Lights and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: 1. If you missed it: INDYCAR Conference Call with Simon Pagenaud 2. Hinchcliffe to sport pink paint scheme for National Breast Cancer Foundation 3. Bourdais looking to continue success at Houston  4. Garcia to finish out 2013 with Belardi Auto Racing 5. ...FULL STORY »
2013 IICS Driver Josef Newgarden stands next to the No. 67 Strike Dallara/Firestone/Honda - Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing
SFHR Ready to “Strike” in Houston
Posted 10.02.13
HOUSTON (Oct. 2, 2013) - Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) is set to head south for the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston with a new "striking" look. All-American driver Josef Newgarden will represent SFHR's primary sponsor, Strike, LLC, driving the red, white and blue No. 67 Strike Dallara/ Honda/Firestone ...FULL STORY »
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Andretti Autosport 2013 IICS Grand Prix of Houston Pre-Race Reports
Posted 10.02.13
Andretti Autosport, IZOD IndyCar Series Race Preview: Grand Prix of Houston Marco Andretti, No. 25 RC Cola Chevrolet Arriving at the penultimate race venue of the season, Andretti is still in the fight for the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series Championship where he currently sits in fourth place. The third-generation racer holds 14 ...FULL STORY »
Axcil Jefferies - Photo Credit: Starting Grid, Inc.
Axcil Jefferies To Race for BHA in Houston
Posted 10.02.13
Indianapolis, IN - October 2, 2013 - Bryan Herta Autosport (BHA) announced today that Zimbabwe racecar driver Axcil Jefferies will compete in the Firestone Indy Lights Series for the Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers on Saturday, October 5. Jefferies, a native of Zimbabwe, who made ...FULL STORY »
2013 IICS No 27 GoDaddy Pink for the Cause - Andretti Autosport
James Hinchcliffe Goes Pink for the Cause
Posted 10.02.13
Hinchcliffe and Firestone Join GoDaddy in Raising Awareness for National Breast Cancer Foundation INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 2, 2013) - IZOD IndyCar Series race winner James Hinchcliffe and sponsor GoDaddy will trade the iconic "GoDaddy green" for a good cause at this weekend's Grand Prix of Houston. The Chevy-powered No. 27 driven by the ...FULL STORY »


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