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Get unlimited access for free You have only 5 articles remaining to view this month. Global information and communications company NTT will become the IndyCar series’ title sponsor from 2019, replacing Verizon. Although Verizon’s longstanding relationship with Team Penske has been extended as part of a multi-season agreement, its title sponsorship of IndyCar was a
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Get unlimited access for free You have only 5 articles remaining to view this month. Four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti says Felix Rosenqvist’s wide-ranging experience of driving multiple types of cars leaves the Swede well-placed to quickly adapt to IndyCar with Chip Ganassi Racing. Rosenqvist will replace Ed Jones – the driver Franchitti mentored during
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Cosworth has spoken to several manufacturers regarding a potential IndyCar engine programme. The British engineering firm is currently investing heavily in a new American base after signing a long-term contract with the Fiat-Chrysler group as part of its expansion. “During a tour of its Northamptonshire base earlier this year, Autosport was told that motorsport applications
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DragonSpeed has confirmed a part-time 2019 IndyCar programme with the intention of going full-time the following year. The World Endurance Championship LMP1 and LMP2 squad has confirmed its expected deal for its sportscar regular Ben Hanley to pilot the team’s single-car entry. It has also signed Chevrolet as its engine supplier – DragonSpeed explored opportunities
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Ex-Sauber Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson has completed his first IndyCar test with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports at Sebring, covering “around 100-115” laps. Ericsson will compete in the 2019 IndyCar season alongside James Hinchcliffe, as Robert Wickens continues his recovery from his serious injuries suffered at Pocono earlier this year. The F1 convert’s first IndyCar experience
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Ex-Formula 1 driver Rubens Barrichello’s son Eduardo will race in the 2019 Cooper Tyres USF2000 Championship. The young Barrichello, 17, will drive for Miller Vinatieri Motorsports two-car team alongside Jack William Miller, son of former Indy car driver Dr. Jack Miller. Barrichello’s move is the first step on the Road to Indy development ladder sanctioned
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IndyCar chiefs are beginning formal talks about bringing Surfers Paradise back onto the calendar, possibly as soon as 2020. Discussions have been triggered by a meeting between 2014 IndyCar champion and ’18 Indianapolis 500 winner Will Power and Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. This week Mark Miles, CEO of IndyCar owner Hulman & Co, and IndyCar’s
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