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IndyCar, IMS Launch Race and Equality Initiative

IndyCar and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway have launched the “Race for Equality & Change,” a move to support diversity and inclusivity across the racing series and the IndyCar industry. A key component of the effort will be a $1 million fund to fuel internal and external programs and initiatives aimed at creating fundamental change. “As […]

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Timmy Hill (No. 66) beats Ryan Preece (No. 37) to the checkered flag at Texas in the the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 125 at iRacing’s virtual Texas Motor Speedway on March 29, 2020.

Professional Leagues, Networks Turning to Esports

With no live events to broadcast, sports leagues and their television partners are going to the next best thing—having esports take their place in sports from auto racing to basketball as fallout continues from the coronavirus pandemic. What started as replacement programming for a regional cable network has shifted to broadcast sports, as ESPN is […]

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2020 IndyCar Series Visits Richmond, Skips Pocono

Richmond Raceway is in and Pocono Raceway is out in the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series schedule, which will remain at 17 races for the season starting with the traditional opener in St. Petersburg, Florida, on March 15. Richmond Raceway will host an IndyCar race for the first time since 2009, and is slotted into the […]

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Team Penske driver Will Power drives during the 2019 IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Photo: Jason Behnken/AP Images

Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg On Tap Through 2024

The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg in Florida will keep its place on the NTT IndyCar Series schedule through at least 2024. The St. Petersburg City Council unanimously approved a four-year extension to its existing agreement with Green Savoree St. Petersburg to help organize the race on the city streets along the waterfront. For […]

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Milking It in Indianapolis

Typically, a car hurtling along the roadway without a driver at 200 miles per hour would be terrifying—a horrendous accident in the making. But what if such a car could help prevent accidents and ensure highway safety for all? That’s what more than 20 researchers from prestigious institutions set out to answer when they gathered at […]

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Indianapolis 500 Drivers Make Nationwide Tour

The Indianapolis 500 may be the largest single-day sporting event in the country, but the action before the May 26 race is not confined to Indianapolis. On May 21, the event’s 33 participating drivers will be dispatched across North America on an ambitious tour to spread the word about the 103rd running of the famous […]

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NTT Named Title Sponsor of IndyCar Series

IndyCar has announced that NTT,  a global information technology and communications company, will become the series’ title sponsor starting in 2019. NTT replaces Verizon, which held the series title sponsorship since 2014. NTT will also become the official technology partner of IndyCar, the IndyCar Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR’s Brickyard 400 beginning in 2019. The […]

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Circuit of the Americas Joins IndyCar Schedule in 2019

IndyCar has released its 2019 series schedule, which includes 17 events, a new race and a new event finale. Additionally, Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas, will make its debut on the IndyCar Series schedule on March 24, serving as the second race of the season. At more than 3 miles, Circuit of the Americas will be […]

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