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GM Exec Crashes Corvette Pace Car Into Wall At Belle Isle IndyCar Race

Listen. Driving a pace car can be stressful. You have to successfully lead a bunch of really fast cars around a race track behind the wheel of your own very fast car. Any number of things can go wrong, but they usually don’t. That is, unless you’re General Motors product development head Mark Reuss.Read more… […]

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Weekend Motorsports Roundup; June 2-3, 2018

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend?Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Driver Sustains ‘Suspected Fractures’ To Both Legs In Nasty Prototype Crash Weeks Before His Indy 500 Debut

At 21 years old and with a deal to race at the Indianapolis 500 later this month, Pietro Fittipaldi crashed into an outer barrier in the days before the first World Endurance Championship race of the year on Friday. The wreck shattered the front end of his prototype, and he has “suspected fractures” to both […]

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IndyCar Will Move To NBC’s Networks Full Time In 2019

Whether you need this information for the entire season or just that big race in May, all IndyCar coverage will move to NBC next year—practices, qualifying, Indy Lights races and IndyCar races. That includes the Indianapolis 500, which, after the 2018 running, will have been broadcast on ABC for 54 straight years. Read more… Continue […]

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Circuit Of The Americas Wants An IndyCar Race, But, Uh, Good Luck

Circuit of The Americas, a nearly 3.5-mile road course near Austin, is interested in hosting a Verizon IndyCar Series race so long as it doesn’t conflict with an existing event. But COTA shouldn’t be concerned that—the race track should, instead, be worried about its 1.5-mile asphalt neighbor up north.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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IndyCar Swaps Watkins Glen Race Date For Track That Apparently Needs ‘Some Upgrading’

After Watkins Glen International stepped up to fill the hole left by the Verizon IndyCar Series’ disaster of a Boston race—which never happened and left a $2 million bill—the track is already back off of the schedule. IndyCar will go to Portland instead, to race at a track recently said to be in need of […]

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