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Callum Ilott Adds 2 Races to 2021 IndyCar Schedule

Callum Ilott at the Portuguese Grand Prix, April 2021.

(Photo: Antonin Vincent/DPPI)

Callum Ilott will pilot the No. 77 of Juncos Hollinger Racing for the remainder of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season, the team announced Sept. 10. Ilott, the 23-year-old from Cambridge, England, will make his IndyCar debut at Portland International Raceway this weekend, as previously announced. Ilott will now have the final two races of …

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Techbench Tuesday: IndyCar at Portland International Raceway

Will Power at Portland in 2019

(Photo by Joe Skibinski/INDYCAR)

The NTT IndyCar Series’s west coast swing to close the 2021 season starts this coming Sunday (September 12th) at Portland International Raceway, a 12-turn, 1.967 mile road course near the Columbia River. Portland’s history with IndyCar racing goes back to 1984 when the CART IndyCar World Series raced there for the first time with Al …

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Charlie Kimball Driving for Foyt in IndyCar Finale

2021 IndyCar Indianapolis Charlie Kimball Chris Owens INDYCAR Media

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Charlie Kimball will drive the No. 11 for AJ Foyt Racing in the NTT IndyCar Series season finale at the Long Beach Street Course, the team announced Sept. 2. Kimball previously drove the No. 11 for Foyt in 2021 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, finishing 22nd. He also failed to qualify for the …

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Callum Ilott Debuting at Portland for Juncos Hollinger

Callum Ilott at the Portuguese Grand Prix, April 2021.

(Photo: Antonin Vincent/DPPI)

Callum Ilott will make his first NTT IndyCar Series start for Juncos Hollinger Racing at the Grand Prix of Portland, the team announced Sept. 1. Ilott, a test driver for Ferrari in Formula 1, ran in five Macau Grands Prix and finished fifth in 2016. He’s the first announced driver of JHR, which previously stated …

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Oliver Askew Joins RLL Racing for Last 3 IndyCar Events

Oliver Askew

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Oliver Askew will compete for Raphael Letterman Lannigan Racing in the three remaining races of the NTT IndyCar Series season, the team announced Sept. 1. It’s the third team he’ll race for this year after subbing for Felix Rosenqvist and Rinus VeeKay at Detroit and Road America, respectively. Askew will pilot the No. 45 Hy-Vee …

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A Deeper Dive Into Romain Grosjean’s Oval Debut

Romain Grosjean at Gateway Joe Skibinski/INDYCAR

(Photo by Joe Skibinski/INDYCAR)

Romain Grosjean’s goal of completing all 260 laps came up one lap short at the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at WWT Raceway at Gateway, but the NTT IndyCar Series rookie looked like a series veteran en route to a 14th place finish. Looking a little deeper, that result shouldn’t be surprising. The Formula 1 veteran …

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Motorsports Journalist Robin Miller Dead at 71

Robin Miller and A. J. Foyt

(Photo by Chris Owens/INDYCAR)

Robin Miller, longtime motorsports journalist, died Aug. 25 after battling multiple myeloma and leukemia. He was 71. Miller’s death was confirmed by his sister, Diane Miller Zachary, on Facebook. Miller started covering the NTT IndyCar Series for the Indianapolis Star in 1968 and continued until 2001. He then joined ESPN until 2004 and later wrote …

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