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IndyCar Series Announces 17-Race Schedule for 2023

The 2023 IndyCar Series will have 17 races throughout the United States, 13 on NBC, with the circuit starting in Florida and finishing in California. The 2023 season opens March 5 on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida. The 107th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge will take place on May 28 and the season ends […]

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Simon Pagenaud leads a restart during the 2019 Indianapolis 500. Photo by Stephen King/IndyCar Media

IndyCar to Survey Fans on Live Events, Esports, Media Consumption

IndyCar will launch its first global fan survey in partnership with the Motorsport Network to capture the views of racing fans on topics that will include favorite tracks, live attendance, media consumption and the role esports should play in the tour’s future. The 2022 Global IndyCar Survey, which will be conducted by Nielsen, is expected […]

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The IndyCar Acura GP of Long Beach is one of the series' most popular stops.

Long Beach Grand Prix Extended in City Through 2028

The Long Beach City Council has approved a five-year extension to keep the historic Grand Prix of Long Beach in the California city through 2028. The Long Beach Press-Telegram reports the extended contract will trim set-up and tear-down time by four days for the 2023 races and beyond and if the Grand Prix creates logistical […]

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Fans watch during the 2019 IndyCar event at RoadAmerica in Wisconsin. Photo courtesy IndyCar/Chris Jones

IndyCar Series Announces 17-Race 2022 Schedule

The IndyCar Series has announced its 2022 schedule with 17 races highlighted by a return to Toronto for the first time since the pandemic started plus a doubleheader in Iowa and traditional stops in St. Petersburg, Long Beach and the Indianapolis 500 before the championship culminates at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. “This […]

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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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