Dan Wheldon’s Cause Of Death Determined By IndyCar

Dan Wheldon’s Cause Of Death Determined By IndyCar
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IndyCar has released the cause of Dan Wheldon’s death as a non-survivable injury when his head hit a post in the fencing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The two-time Indianapolis winner was killed in a 15-car accident at the October 16th race when his car was launched into the catch fence. Beyond that, details were… Continue Reading...

IndyCar Series Removes Las Vegas Race From 2012 Schedule

IndyCar Series Removes Las Vegas Race From 2012 Schedule
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In the wake of the tragic crash that caused Dan Wheldon’s unfortunate passing, the IndyCar Series has decided to remove the Las Vegas race from its 2012 schedule. 2011 was the first year Las Vegas Speedway’s oval was used for open-wheel racing since 2005, and a massive 15-car accident was the result, involving the death… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet’s IndyCar Return Means New Engines For Future Passenger Cars

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Chevrolet’s IndyCar Return Means New Engines For Future Passenger Cars
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With 2012 just around the corner now, Chevrolet is hyping up its return to IndyCar where they haven’t been racing for six years. Their return also means the development of a new engine for the racing series, where they hope to take what they learn on the track and apply it to their passenger vehicles…. Continue Reading...

Newman/Haas Racing Closing After Three Decades

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Newman/Haas Racing Closing After Three Decades
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Legendary racing outfit Newman/Haas is closing its doors after nearly 30 years in business, after the team failed to find sponsorship for the coming season. Founded by Carl Haas and actor Paul Newman, the team had a solid record throughout its life – with 107 wins and 8 championships – but never managed to win… Continue Reading...

Dallara Names 2012 Indy Car Chassis After Dan Wheldon

Dallara Names 2012 Indy Car Chassis After Dan Wheldon
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Dan Wheldon was one of the driving forces behind the new-for-2012 Indy Car chassis, completing countless laps in pre-season testing. But with Wheldon’s tragic death at the 2011 IZOD IndyCar World Championship at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on October 16th looming over the series, chassis maker Dallara has decided to honor Wheldon by naming the… Continue Reading...

Dan Wheldon Dies in Las Vegas IndyCar Series Finale

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Dan Wheldon Dies in Las Vegas IndyCar Series Finale
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Finishing runner up two years in a row, Dan Wheldon topped the podium at the Indy 500 earlier this year. Wheldon’s life ended tragically today during the final race of the 2011 IndyCar season. The British-born driver of the Bryan Herta Autosport car was involved in a terrifying 15 car accident during the Las Vegas… Continue Reading...

15 Car Crash at Las Vegas IndyCar Season Finale is Spectacularly Terrifying [Video]

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In NASCAR they always talk about “The Big One”. But it was this weekend’s series finale of the IndyCar Series that saw a catastrophic crash totaling 15 cars. Included in the mess was Indy 500 winner Dan Wheldon who suffered what could be serious injuries and has been airlifted to hospital. Other drivers involved in… Continue Reading...

Tanner Foust Looking For Indy Car Ride, Puts Drifting On Hold [video]

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Multi-talented driver Tanner Foust is looking for a new challenge in 2012, hoping to get himself behind the wheel of an Indy Car towards the end of this year. With a busy schedule of rally racing this year, Foust put aside the sport of drifting (where he is a two-time champion) this year and it… Continue Reading...

LA 2010: Lotus to Run ‘Own’ Engines in 2012 Indy Car Season [Video]

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LA 2010: Lotus to Run ‘Own’ Engines in 2012 Indy Car Season [Video]
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Lotus has announced that it will join the big boys in 2012, racing against both Honda and Chevy in the Indy Car series. Indy Car has seen its fan base diminish over the years and the fans called for an end of the spec series. Finally the governing body decided to take action, opening up… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet To Return To Indy Car Racing With Twin Turbo V6

Chevrolet To Return To Indy Car Racing With Twin Turbo V6
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Chevrolet is set to return to Indy Car Racing in 2012, breaking Honda‘s monopoly on engine supply for the American racing series. Chevrolet is expected to partner with well known engine contractor Ilmor to produce a twin-turbo V6 engine, as the Indy Car series moves away from V8s and towards smaller four and six cylinder… Continue Reading...

Report: Lotus Considering Return to IndyCar, GT and Le Mans Racing Says New CEO

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Report: Lotus Considering Return to IndyCar, GT and Le Mans Racing Says New CEO
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Along with its announced plans for Formula One next season, British sports car maker Lotus is also looking at expanding its racing efforts to include IndyCar, GT and Le Mans racing. Newly appointed company CEO Dany Bahar made the announcement to employees, stating that Lotus is studying expanding its racing efforts under a new corporate… Continue Reading...
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