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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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USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. FOOTBALL: NFL Embarks on Second Virus-Affected Season in a Row Posted: Thursday, September […]

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

IndyCar Series Extends TV, Streaming Deal With NBC

The IndyCar Series will remain on NBC Sports and its affiliated channels in a multiyear extension of a media rights agreement that covers both broadcast and streaming coverage of the NTT IndyCar Series, including the Indianapolis 500. NBC Sports will continue to be the exclusive home of the Indianapolis 500 and will provide coverage of […]

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Fans cheer as drivers go around the track during the IndyCar Series event this year at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Photo via IndyCar Series/Chris Owens

IndyCar Series Announces Extension with Road America in Wisconsin

IndyCar and Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, announced today a multiyear extension designed to keep the IndyCar Series racing at the 4.014-mile permanent road course. The series began racing at the layout in 1982 when the then-CART Series came to the track for nearly two decades. The CART Series last ran at Road America […]

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IndyCar Changes 2021 Opener to Alabama, Reschedules St. Petersburg GP

The 2021 IndyCar Series will start at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, on March 7 after the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg was rescheduled for April 25 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, IndyCar officials announced. While known as the traditional season opener for the circuit, the St. Petersburg race was moved from the […]

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IndyCar 2021 Schedule Released

The 2021 IndyCar Series schedule has been released with 17 races including a doubleheder in Texas and several other popular stops on the circuit, which had to be rescheduled or canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, returning to their rightful places in the schedule. The 2021 season will begin March 7 with the 10th consecutive […]

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IndyCar Adds Music City GP in Nashville to 2021 Schedule

The IndyCar Series will add a little bit of country to the sounds of its engines rolling through town starting in 2021 with the Music City Grand Prix in Nashville, Tennessee. The race will feature a street course through downtown and circling Nissan Stadium, home of the NFL’s Tennessee Titans and MLS’s Nashville SC. Nissan […]

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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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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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Gainbridge to Become Presenting Sponsor of Indy 500

Gainbridge has reached a multiyear agreement with the Indy 500 to become presenting sponsor of the famed IndyCar race, starting with the 2019 event. The online financial services company will also become the official annuity and life insurance partner of IndyCar, IMS and the Indy 500 under terms of the deal. Gainbridge offers its services to […]

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