INDYCAR: Servia Joins Schmidt Peterson in Third Entry for 100th Indianapolis 500

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LEEDS, Ala. – official team release — Shawn Gritzmacher/IndyCar photo — Schmidt Peterson Motorsports announced Saturday that Oriol Servia will pilot the squad’s third entry for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. Servia’s car will carry the No. 77, with sponsorship from Marotti Racing in a dual-team effort. No stranger to the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, Servia’s prior seven Indy …

INDYCAR: Allison Transmission Holdings to Back Carpenter During Month of May

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INDIANAPOLIS — official team release — ECR photo — Allison Transmission Holdings announced Wednesday that they will sponsor Ed Carpenter Racing for the two Verizon IndyCar Series events at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May, including the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. Allison will appear on the No. 20 car which will be driven by two-time Indianapolis 500 pole winner and …

INDYCAR: Former Indy 500 Champions to be Honored During Legends Day on May 28

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INDIANAPOLIS – official track release — Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Firestone will honor all winners of the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” at Legends Day Honoring Champions of the 500 presented by Firestone on Saturday, May 28. A total of 69 men, from Ray Harroun in 1911 to Juan Pablo Montoya in 2015, have won the Indianapolis 500. Twenty-eight are still …

INDYCAR: Hunter-Reay Set for Long Beach Double; Adds IMSA Sports Car Start to Weekend Schedule

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LONG BEACH, Calif. – official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Ryan Hunter-Reay has enjoyed many great experiences at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. He met his future wife Beccy at Long Beach, the pair were engaged there and Hunter-Reay won the 2010 Verizon IndyCar Series race on the 1.968-mile temporary street course. Now he’s adding another …

INDYCAR: KVSH Racing Joins Forces With California Baptist University for Long Beach Grand Prix

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INDIANAPOLIS – official team release — KVSH Racing photo — KVSH Racing has formed a partnership with the California Baptist University for the Verizon IndyCar season, starting with this weekend’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. California Baptist University will be the primary sponsor of the KVSH No. 11 entry driven by Sebastien Bourdais for the Long Beach Grand Prix, …

INDYCAR: MillerCoors Extends & Expands Partnership With IndyCar in Multi-Year Deal

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INDIANAPOLIS – official series release — IndyCar photo — A longtime partner and sponsor in Indy car racing, MillerCoors has reached a multi-year partnership agreement with INDYCAR that will see the second-largest brewer in the United States become the official beer and cider of INDYCAR and activate its status in many Verizon IndyCar Series race markets. “We’re delighted to welcome …

INDYCAR: Scott Dixon Dominates at Phoenix; Ties Al Unser Sr. With 39th Career IndyCar Victory

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Richard Dowdy/IndyCar photo — Scott Dixon continued to quietly add to his growing list of accolades in American open wheel competition, leading 155 of 250 laps during Saturday night’s Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix to capture the victory at the 1.022-mile Phoenix International Raceway in a …

INDYCAR: Rahal Adds Sponsorship From United Rentals Inc. for Detroit Double in June

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BROWNSBURG, Ind. – official team release — Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing announced Friday that United Rentals Inc., the largest equipment rental company in the world, will be the primary sponsor for the No. 15 Verizon IndyCar Series entry of Graham Rahal in the Chevrolet Duals in Detroit, June 4-5 The company will also serve as a major associate sponsor on …

INDYCAR: Inaugural Phoenix Winner A.J. Foyt Helps Unveil Winner’s Trophy Named in His Honor

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — official series release by Kate Guerra — IndyCar photo — Four-time Indianapolis 500 champion and Legendary team owner A.J. Foyt joined Phoenix Raceway president Bryan Sperber, Hulman and Co. CEO Mark Miles and Verizon IndyCar Series drivers Graham Rahal and Ed Carpenter for a ceremony to unveil the A.J. Foyt Champions Trophy, which will be awarded to the …

INDYCAR: Josef Newgarden Shows He’s a ‘Natural’ During Media Karting Event in Alabama

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — official series release — Shawn Gritzmacher/IndyCar photo — “You’re pretty good for a first-timer; a natural talent.” Those were the words of the public address announcer to Josef Newgarden after the Ed Carpenter Racing driver set the fastest lap times at a media karting race on Monday at Autobahn Indoor Speedway in Bessemer, Ala. Newgarden, who collected …

INDYCAR: Race Winner’s Trophy for Phoenix Grand Prix to be Named in Honor of A.J. Foyt

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — official series release — Forrest Mellott/IndyCar photo — Phoenix International Raceway will honor one of the greats of Indy car racing by unveiling the A.J. Foyt Champions Trophy on Wednesday. The trophy will be presented to the winner of the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix when the Verizon IndyCar Series returns to PIR to race under …

INDYCAR: ESPN’s SportsCenter to Have Major Presence During “Month of May” at Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS — official track release — IndyCar photo — As part of the celebration of the historic 100th running of one of the world’s most important and iconic events, ESPN’s signature news and information program “SportsCenter” will have a major and significantly expanded presence at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the week of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race presented by PennGrade …