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IndyCar: Saavedra and Bourdais get off on the right foot

IndyCar: Saavedra and Bourdais get off on the right foot

Dragon Racing’s new driver Sebastian Saavedra and veteran Sebastien Bourdais had a good time during their first test as team-mates at Sebring International Raceway. Less than a week after being named to complete the two-car Dragon Racing entry for the 19-race IZOD IndyCar Series season, Saavedra participated at the team’s […]

Former rivals would welcome Allmendinger to IndyCar

Former rivals would welcome Allmendinger to IndyCar

AJ Allmendiger got to drive an IndyCar again today after a seven year hiatus during a pre-season test with Penske Racing at Sebring. While nothing is known yet about his future in America’s leading open-wheel series, Allmendinger’s rivals from his days in Champ Car would like to see him back […]

Michael Shank still determined to enter Indy 500

Michael Shank still determined to enter Indy 500

Although Michael Shank Racing has sold its Dallara DW12 car to Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, team owner Michael Shank is not giving up on his dream to compete in IndyCar. Shank, who manages a full-time team in Grand-Am’s Rolex Sports Car Series, is determined to enter this year’s Indianapolis 500 and […]

Tristan Vautier gets promoted to IndyCar this season

Tristan Vautier gets promoted to IndyCar this season

Indy Lights champion Tristan Vautier will make the move to IndyCar this season. The 23-year-old Frenchman told Autoweek that he has agreed to join Schmidt Peterson Motorsports in a two-car effort in 2013 that includes fellow countryman Simon Pagenaud. The two French drivers worked together in December during a test […]

Karthikeyan considering IndyCar switch

Karthikeyan considering IndyCar switch

Former F1 driver Narain Karthikeyan has reportedly set his sights on IndyCar, following the demise of the HRT team. As a return to Formula 1 is highly improbable, the Indian driver told Autosport Magazine that he is considering a switch to the IZOD IndyCar Series. 36-year-old Karthikeyan is a race […]

IndyCar, Dallara reach cost cutting agreement

IndyCar, Dallara reach cost cutting agreement

The IZOD IndyCar Series has reached an agreement with Dallara that will reduce costs for its teams. The deal sees an extension of a parts reduction initiative until March 15, 2014. Dallara in 2012 agreed to reduce the cost of parts by 14 percent through the end of the 2013 […]

Impact: Al Unser, Jr. Indy 500 winner arrested for DWI

Impact: Al Unser, Jr. Indy 500 winner arrested for DWI

Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. was arrested early Thursday morning on charges of drunken driving and reckless driving in New Mexico after authorities said he was driving more than 100 mph, officials at the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department said. Around 3 a.m. , officials say Unser, 49, was […]