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Jun 12
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RLL to Run Luca Filippi in Second Entry at Houston and Toronto IndyCar Doubleheaders

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Logo BROWNSBURG, Ind. (June 12, 2014) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan (RLL) Racing announced today that the team will enter a car for 2011 GP2 runner-up Luca Filippi in the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston and Honda Indy Toronto Verizon IndyCar Series doubleheaders. Associate sponsorship for the program will come from IMPCO and FightSMA. “I’m extremely excited to join Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing because there is a lot of respect between myself and Bobby,” said Italian Luca Filippi, 28, about team co-owner Bobby Rahal. “We have been trying to find a way to work together for a long time and to finally have it happen is a great feeling. I really love the IndyCar Series. Since I first drove the car ... FULL STORY »

INDYCAR Texas Motor Speedway Post-Event Infractions

Verizon IndyCar Series Logo INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday June 11, 2014) - INDYCAR announced today post-event infractions from the Firestone 600, which was held June 7 at Texas Motor Speedway. • INDYCAR officials have fined KVSH Racing driver Sebastien Bourdais $10,000 and placed him on probation for ... FULL STORY »

SKF Extends Sponsorship and Expands Technical Alliance with Team Penske

Team Penske Logo MOORESVILLE, N.C. (June 11, 2014) – Team Penske announced today that SKF has agreed to a multi-year extension with the team that will expand SKF’s technical alliance and continue its associate sponsorship of the team’s entries in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ... FULL STORY »

Iowa Speedway Bolsters Its Marketing Team

Iowa Speedway Logo Trent Staley Joins Staff As VP Of Marketing NEWTON, Iowa (June 10, 2014) – Trent Staley has been named vice president of marketing at Iowa Speedway. Staley joins the Speedway after serving four years in NASCAR’s entertainment marketing division. “Trent is ... FULL STORY »

INDYCAR News and Notes – June 9, 2014

INDYCAR Logo Today's Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines:  1. Montoya having fun racing with Team Penske 2. Inside the Box Score - Firestone 600  1. Montoya having fun racing with Team Penske: Juan Pablo Montoya breezed into the media center after 248 ... FULL STORY »

2014 VICS Firestone 600(k) Race Results

Firestone 600 2014 INDYCAR, Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) Fort Worth, Texas Texas Motor Speedway Firestone 600(k) FORT WORTH, Texas - Results Saturday of the Firestone 600 Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 1.455 mile Texas Motor Speedway, with order of finish, starting position ... FULL STORY »

Ed Carpenter Wins Verizon IndyCar Series Firestone 600 At Texas Motor Speedway

Ed Carpenter, driver of the #20 Fuzzy's Vodka/Ed Carpenter Racing Dallara Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the Verizon IndyCar Series Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 7, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images FORT WORTH, Texas (June 7, 2014) - Ed Carpenter took advantage of a strong second-half race performance and a critical late pit lane penalty by Will Power to record his first Verizon IndyCar Series victory since 2012 in Saturday night's ... FULL STORY »



Roger Penske - Photo Credit: Catchfence Open Wheel Editor: Paul Powell
Roger Penske Emphasizes No Interest In Carl Edwards
Posted 06.07.14
Team Penske owner Roger Penske was adamant that he has “no interest” in Carl Edwards. Penske, who is at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend for the NASCAR / IndyCar double-header told CATCHFENCE.com that Team Penske is currently not in a position to field a third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team ...FULL STORY »
Will Power of Australia, driver of the #12 Verizon Team Penske Dallara Chevrolet, celebrates after setting the pole position in NTT DATA Qualifying for the Verizon IndyCar Series Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 6, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Power Makes it Two in a Row on Pole in Texas
Posted 06.06.14
FORT WORTH, Texas (Friday, June 6, 2014) -- Will Power earned his second consecutive Verizon P1 Award for Saturday's Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway with a two-lap average speed of 218.896 mph on the 1.455-mile, high-banked oval. Power, driving the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car, broke a tie with Dario Franchitti ...FULL STORY »
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2014 VICS Firestone 600(k) Qualifying Results
Posted 06.06.14
2014 INDYCAR, Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) Fort Worth, Texas Texas Motor Speedway Firestone 600(k) FORT WORTH, Texas - Qualifying Friday for the Firestone 600 Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 1.455-mile Texas Motor Speedway, with qualifying position, car number in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, and speed: 1. (12) Will Power, Dallara-Chevy, 218.896 2. (67) ...FULL STORY »
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INDYCAR News and Notes – June 5, 2014
Posted 06.05.14
Today's Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines:  1. INDYCAR provides aero options for teams at Texas  2. Bourdais ready for challenge of Texas   3. Andretti Autosport claims top pit honor at Belle Isle   4. Of note 1. INDYCAR provides aero options for teams at Texas: Verizon IndyCar Series teams will have the option of increasing downforce by ...FULL STORY »
2014 VICS Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Driver Charlie Kimball pitting the No. 83 NovoLog FlexPen Dallara/Firestone/Chevroloet - Photo Credit Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Charlie Kimball 2014 VICS Firestone 600(k) Race Preview
Posted 06.05.14
Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing Texas Motor Speedway Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Firestone 600, June 7 Drivers: @RaceWithInsulin Cars: No. 83 NovoLog FlexPen Chevrolet Track: Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) in Fort Worth, Texas TV: NBC Sports Network 8:00pm ET Social: @CGRTeams #RaceWithInsulin BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT The First of 2014:  Charlie Kimball made his first appearance on the ...FULL STORY »
2014 VICS Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Drivers Tony Kanaan & Scott Dixon - Photo Credit: Michael Hickey/Getty Images
Scott Dixon & Tony Kanaan 2014 VICS Firestone 600(k) Race Previews
Posted 06.05.14
Target Chip Ganassi Racing Texas Motor Speedway Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Firestone 600, June 7 Drivers: @scottdixon9 @tonykanaan Cars: No. 9 Target and No. 10 Suave For Men Chevrolets Track: Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) in Fort Worth, Texas TV: NBC Sports Network 8:00pm ET Social: @CGRTeams #TeamTarget BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT Month to Month: After spending most of May ...FULL STORY »
2014 VICS Driver Ryan Briscoe (NTT Data) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Ryan Briscoe 2014 VICS Firestone 600(k) Race Preview
Posted 06.05.14
NTT DATA Chip Ganassi Racing Texas Motor Speedway Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Firestone 600, June 7 Drivers:  @Ryan_Briscoe Cars: No. 8 NTT DATA Chevrolet Track: Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) in Fort Worth, TX TV: NBC Sports Network 8:00pm ET Social: @CGRTeams #NTTDATARacing BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT NTT DATA Home Base:  Ryan Briscoe’s primary sponsor, NTT DATA calls Plano, Texas ...FULL STORY »
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SPM Preps for Night Racing at Texas Motor Speedway
Posted 06.05.14
INDIANAPOLIS (June 5, 2014) - A Frenchman and a Russian walk into Texas Motor Speedway, looking for six-shooters and a cowboy hat in victory circle. It sounds like the start to a bad joke, but Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) drivers Simon Pagenaud and Mikhail Aleshin enter the Firestone 600 race weekend ...FULL STORY »
2014 VICS Driver Justin Wilson - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Justin Wilson Texas-Bound For Firestone 600
Posted 06.04.14
Dallas, Texas (4 June 2014) – Fresh from a tough double header fight on the streets of Detroit, it will be yet another dramatic scene change for Justin Wilson as the Verizon IndyCar Series returns to high-speed oval race action this Saturday night with the Firestone 600 at Texas Motor ...FULL STORY »


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