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IndyCar Updates: Will Smith, Driver Auditions and More Testing

by Frank Santoroski When Carlos Munoz was a young boy, racing go-karts in his native Colombia, I am certain that he had big dreams about where his racing career might take him. He probably entertained thoughts of competing at the highest level in places like Indianapolis, Monaco, Le Mans or ...

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IndyCar Media Day 2015

by Frank Santoroski INDIANAPOLIS- The Verizon Indycar Series has just concluded its annual Media Day event. The event, held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, provided solid answers to some questions, and left others unanswered. The most exciting news to come out of the event, as far as I’m concerned, was ...

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IndyCar 2015 Preview Part Four: The Other Guys

 by Frank Santoroski In the first three segments of this article, (Pt.1, Pt 2., Pt.3) we examined the top teams in IndyCar and the teams most likely to challenge. This week we will peek a bit farther down the grid and have a look at the rest of the field, ...

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IndyCar 2015 Preview Part 3: The Challengers

by Frank Santoroski Last week we took a look at the top Chevy and Honda teams in the Verizon IndyCar Series as the season opener in Brazil was quickly approaching. With the sudden cancellation of that event, the teams now have three additional weeks and the season will open at ...

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IndyCar 2015 Preview Part Two: Andretti Autosport and Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports

by Frank Santoroski The Verizon IndyCar Series is gearing up for its 2015 season. In part one of this article (located here), we took a look at the top two Chevrolet teams in the series, Penske and Ganassi. With the aero kit packages yet to debut, it remains unclear whether ...

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IndyCar 2015 Preview Part One: Teams Penske and Ganassi

by Frank Santoroski Coming off of a weekend that saw many of the stars of IndyCar compete in the Tudor Sportscar Rolex 24 at Daytona, the start of the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series is right around the corner. Media Day will be in mid February, and we can expect all ...

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In the Books: The 2014 Verizon IndyCar Season

by Frank Santoroski Fall is not yet upon us, and the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series is in the history books.  As much as I dislike the shortened schedule, it is a reality. And 2015 looks like we are going to wrap up on Labor Day again. Reflecting back on another ...

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IndyCar Updates August 12, 2014

by Frank Santoroski The Verizon Indycar Series has concluded  its final off weekend of the 2014 season.   The teams then begin a three-week stretch that will take them to Milwaukee, Sonoma and finally to Fontana for the season-ender.  Five teams chose to spend the off weekend testing at Sonoma in ...

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IndyCar 2014: Why I Like the Double-Header Weekends

By Frank Santoroski When IndyCar announced in 2013 their intent to double-header race weekends at selected street courses, I was unsure what to make of it.  Yes, I understood that it was a clever way to expand the amount of races on the schedule without adding additional travel and transportation ...

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“IndyCar Championship Tightens Up Going into the Stretch’ by Frank Santoroski

Through the first eight races of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season, Penske Racing’s Will Power had a tremendous run.  He took two wins, three seconds, completed every lap and finished no lower than 8th place.  In the process, he built a comfortable lead in the standings. In the three ...

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