Articles tagged IndyCar

Page 38 of June 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, June 1995

Is America ready for touring cars?

There is widespread agreement that FIA Super Touring sedans will be racing in the United States in 1996. The creation of the North American Touring Car Campionship, at the behest of Gerald Forsythe, Roger Elliott and Alan Gow, has seen to that. The question is, will Championship Auto Racing Teams sanction the NATCC? More significantly, the manner in which that question is decided will speak...

Page 34 of January 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, January 1995

US enterprise?

IndyCar owner Jim Hall's recruitment of Gil de Ferran has furrowed a few American brows, but it's a move which makes sense from all sides No doubt Gil de Ferran's decision to go IndyCar racing next year generated considerably less hysteria on Fleet Street than Nigel Mansell's similar decision in late 1992. Certainly the news of de Ferran's deal with Jim Hall Racing was greeted with a certain...

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The Motor Sport Month - Indycar News

$5m prize for Vegas winnerThe IZOD IndyCar Series is hoping to create additional interest in this year's championship by offering a US$5 million bonus to any driver from outside the series who enters and wins the Las Vegas Motor Speedway season finale. IndyCar CEO Randy Bernard hopes to attract NASCAR, Formula 1 or other leading drivers to the October 16 race. So far both Juan Pablo Montoya and...

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Lessons to be learned

There have been plenty of big accidents over the past 10 years in Indycar races on high-banked oval tracks. Davey Hamilton and Kenny Brӓck were seriously injured in wild accidents at Texas in 2001 and ’03, and Ryan Briscoe was badly hurt at Chicago in ’05 (above). But Dan Wheldon’s fatal crash at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway was a terrible wakeup call for the IndyCar Series. The really shocking...

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Nigel Roebuck

Reflections - Champion Vettel is also a winner off the track - IndyCar was an accident waiting to happen As each Formula 1 season evolves, press conferences inevitably take on a familiar hue, because some cars are much quicker than others and you tend to get the same drivers, time after time. There are conferences after qualifying and after the race, and they feature the top three, as we know....

Page 36 of September 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, September 2010

Indycar : A new chapter

The stark financial realities of today's Indycar racing, with declining television and attendance figures and sponsorship all but impossible to sell, has resulted in the IndyCar Series deciding to continue with a Dallara spec car from 2012-15. The Italian company will build the cars in a new facility in Indianapolis, while IndyCar bosses hope to create interest and variety by encouraging other...

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