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Mazda Team Joest Announces 2018 Drivers

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

At the LA Auto Show on Tuesday, Mazda unveiled the six drivers that will wheel the new generation Mazda RT24-P in the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for Mazda Team Joest.  The squad will be a mix of new and returning drivers. Jonathan Bomarito and Tristan Nunez, who shared the No. 55 pictured above in …

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IndyCar Tests 2018 Aerokit in Street Trim at Sebring

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(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar Media)

Six drivers tested IndyCar’s 2018 universal aerokit at Sebring on Tuesday (Sept. 26). Juan Pablo Montoya and Oriol Servia, who tested the oval aerokit in July, were joined by 2017 champion Josef Newgarden, Scott Dixon, Spencer Pigot and James Hinchcliffe. The road-course aerokit was tested by Montoya and Servia at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course at the …

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Zach Veach, Spencer Pigot Secure Full-Time Rides For 2018

(Photo: Bret Kelley)

Two pieces of the Verizon IndyCar Series’ Silly Season puzzle have been put into place this week as Zach Veach and Spencer Pigot announced full-time rides for 2018. Veach, who ran two races this season — including the 101st Indianapolis 500, will compete with Andretti Autosport in the No. 26 Honda. He’ll replace Takuma Sato, who …

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Simon Pagenaud Fastest in INDYCAR Long Beach Warm-up

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Sunday is destined to be a tough day for defending Verizon IndyCar Series champion Simon Pagenaud.  A penalty for impeding traffic in qualifying means that he has to start last.  Luckily, Pagenaud has a fast car.  In the morning warm-up in Long Beach, Pagenaud was quickest with a lap of 66.6497 seconds (106.299 mph). Pagenaud’s …

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Mazda Motorsports Confirms Lineup, James Hinchcliffe Returns for Rolex 24

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On Wednesday, Mazda Motorsports announced the group of six men who will race the new Mazda RT24-P in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  It is a group of familiar faces. In the No. 55, Jonathan Bomarito and Tristan Nunez will drive for the full season.  They will be joined by Mazda Road to Indy …

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