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2020 IndyCar Team Reviews: Ed Carpenter Racing

Ed Carpenter

Ed Carpenter during practice for the Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday, June 6, 2020 (Photo: Chris Owens)

Ed Carpenter Racing returned to its sole moniker in 2020 with one full-time NTT IndyCar Series ride and a pair of occasional cars, fielding a rookie in the former and both the team owner and a veteran racer in the latter. Downsizing from a 2019 partnership with Ferrari’s Scuderia Corsa, the only season in which …

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2020 IndyCar Team Reviews: Dale Coyne Racing

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(Photo by: Matt Fraver, courtesy of IndyCar Media)

Dale Coyne Racing operated under three different awnings in 2020 in the NTT IndyCar Series, holding down a trio of partnerships for two full-time cars and a one-off for the Indianapolis 500. The team continued its trend of spreading its resources across multiple partnerships, but after two years of doing so did not have a …

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2020 IndyCar Team Reviews: Chip Ganassi Racing

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(Photo: Joe Skibinski/IndyCar Media)

Chip Ganassi Racing retained its two NTT IndyCar Series drivers from 2019 for 2020, with Scott Dixon and Felix Rosenqvist remaining in the seats of the Nos. 9 and 10 cars, respectively. Added to the mix was Marcus Ericsson, who debuted in 2019 with Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, in a third car. After a dominating …

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Grand Prix of Long Beach Weekend Postponed to September

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The Grand Prix Association of Long Beach announced Thursday (Dec. 17) that the 2021 Grand Prix of Long Beach weekend has been postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  The race weekend, originally scheduled for April 16-18, has been moved to Sept. 24-26.  As a result, the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach will now …

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2020 IndyCar Team Reviews: Carlin

Max Chilton

AUSTIN, TEXAS - FEBRUARY 12: Max Chilton, driver of the #59 Gallagher Carlin Chevrolet, drives during NTT Indycar Series testing at Circuit of The Americas on February 12, 2020 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Carlin had a much different look for the 2020 season, downsizing to a one-car, two-driver NTT IndyCar Series lineup after a chaotic 2019 season with three cars split among six drivers. This time, it was just the No. 59 on track for the team, divided between veterans Conor Daly and Max Chilton; Daly took to …

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2020 IndyCar Team Reviews: Arrow McLaren SP

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The team formerly known as Arrow Schmidt Petersen Motorsports abbreviated its moniker as its joined forces with Formula 1’s McLaren Racing for 2020, with unfortunate circumstances ending up continuing its NTT IndyCar Series stable format of one full-time driver alongside several part-time pilots. Longtime Arrow driver James Hinchcliffe and the team parted ways after the …

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2020 IndyCar Team Reviews: AJ Foyt Enterprises

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AUSTIN, TEXAS - FEBRUARY 12: Sebastien Bourdais, driver of the #14 AJ Foyt Racing Chevrolet, drives during NTT Indycar Series testing at Circuit of The Americas on February 12, 2020 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images via IndyCar Media)

AJ Foyt Enterprises had just one full-time NTT IndyCar Series ride in 2020 with veteran driver Charlie Kimball at the wheel. Alongside Kimball on a part-time basis were Tony Kanaan, Sebastien Bourdais and rookie Dalton Kellett, who raced in six, three and eight races, respectively. Kellett bounced between the No. 14 and No. 41 Dallara …

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Dalton Kellett Running Full Time for Foyt in 2021

Dalton Kellett

Dalton Kellett. (Photo Credit: Doug Matthews/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

After debuting in the NTT IndyCar Series in 2020, Dalton Kellett will run full time for the first time in 2021, he announced Dec. 15. Kellett will drive the No. 4 for AJ Foyt Enterprises in the full season. K-Line Insulators USA will return as a primary sponsor after previously sponsoring the team’s No. 14. …

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2020 IndyCar Team Reviews: Andretti Autosport

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Alexander Rossi on track during the 2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

While the Michael Andretti-owned Andretti Autosport is the flagship NTT IndyCar Series team for the legendary racing name, the team also has a pair of subdivisions by way of partnerships with Harding Steinbrenner Racing and Herta Autosport. All told, the three teams ended up with six different cars under six different drivers in 2020, with …

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Juan Pablo Montoya Joins Arrow McLaren SP for 2021 Indianapolis 500

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Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya will make his return to the famed Brickyard in 2021 piloting an entry for Arrow McLaren SP, the team announced Wednesday. Montoya, who won the event as a rookie in 2000 before claiming his second in 2015, will make his first Indianapolis 500 start since 2017, when he …

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