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Scott McLaughlin Making IndyCar Debut at St. Petersburg

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Scott McLaughlin will make his NTT IndyCar Series debut in the season finale at the Streets of St. Petersburg, Team Penske announced today, Sept. 17. He will drive the No. 3. “I’m equally as excited to finally get the chance and make my INDYCAR debut,” McLaughlin said in a team release. “I’ve been doing everything …

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IndyCar’s Music City Grand Prix Is Racing Over A River

Music City Grand Prix

A mock-up of what Indy cars will look like at the planned Music City Grand Prix circuit in Nashville (courtesy of the Music City Grand Prix press kit)

The rumors have been confirmed: the NTT IndyCar Series is hitting the streets of Nashville for a brand-new event in 2021 and beyond called the Music City Grand Prix. Nashville will join the likes of St. Petersburg, Long Beach, Detroit, and Toronto as part of the series’ street circuit discipline. The inaugural race is expected …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Tyler Ankrum Previews Truck Playoffs, Long Green Flag Runs in Richmond

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss all the long green flag racing at Richmond Raceway across the three national touring series. Some hated it, while Albino and Neff enjoyed it. Brad Keselowski won the NASCAR Cup Series race in dominant fashion. Albino and Neff break down his chances of making …

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IndyCar Adds Nashville Street Course to 2021 Schedule

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

The NTT IndyCar Series will venture to Music City in 2021. As first reported by RACER, IndyCar will make its debut on a street course to be determined in downtown Nashville, Tenn. It will become the fifth street course on the circuit, joining St. Petersburg, Long Beach, Toronto and Belle Isle. Local TV stations began …

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Sebastien Bourdais Returning to IndyCar Full Time in 2021

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Sebastien Bourdais will return to full-time NTT IndyCar Series racing in 2021 for AJ Foyt Enterprises, driving the team’s No. 14 entry for the entire season, the team announced in a statement Sept. 15. Bourdais, who won four consecutive CART championships and 28 races from 2004 to 2007, has won six races in IndyCar and …

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2020 Honda Indy 200 Takeaways: What IndyCar At Mid-Ohio Revealed

2020 Honda Indy 200

The opening lap of 2020 Honda Indy 200 Race 2. (Photo Credit: Chris Jones/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio almost didn’t get onto the NTT IndyCar Series schedule, but the weekend (Sept. 12-13) delivered two more races in an already packed season. Two drivers got their first wins of the year at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, with Team Penske’s Will Power breaking into the win column with …

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2020 Honda Indy 200 Race 2 Recap: Colton Herta Avoids Chaos to Win

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The second race of the Honda Indy 200 weekend was a far more chaotic event than the first. A rainstorm earlier in the day left damp grass lining the track, meaning that any driver to drop a tire would go for a ride into the gravel. Despite that, Colton Herta maintained the lead from pole …

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2020 Honda Indy 200 Race 1 Recap: Will Power Dominates Caution-Free Race From Pole

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Team Penske driver Will Power finally made up for a difficult season on Saturday (Sept. 12) at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The No. 12 driver led the first race of the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio from pole position to the checkered flag, maintaining a significant gap over the field throughout the entire event. “It’s …

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2020 Honda Indy 200 Preview: What To Expect From IndyCar At Mid-Ohio

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The start of the 2019 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 Honda Indy 200 is a last-minute addition to the NTT IndyCar Series schedule, having been postponed and then rescheduled only a week ago. Still, the action at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course has never disappointed and even with the short notice IndyCar fans should expect fireworks from the Sept. 12-13 doubleheader. Mid-Ohio is traditionally …

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Jimmie Johnson Joins Chip Ganassi Racing’s IndyCar Program

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Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson will be joining Chip Ganassi Racing in the NTT IndyCar Series for the next two years. The official announcement was made Wednesday morning (Sept. 9) as Johnson confirmed his foray into open-wheel racing. Johnson recently tested an IndyCar vehicle for the team in July at the Indianapolis Motor …

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