”Why would they sell it?”
Saturday night in Toronto
Following his participation as honorary flagman at the NAPA 100 last summer, held at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Ile Notre-Dame, now Richard “Dick” Foley will be inducted into the “Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame” next Saturday in Toronto along with other Canadians and Michael Andretti ( in international category). The 18th edition of the CMHOF gala is expected to be attended by over 300 guests.
An extra oval race has been added to the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series calendar
With the confirmation that the championship will return to the Milwaukee Mile on June 16.The IZOD IndyCar Series has gained an additional event for 2012, with confirmation that the series will be returning to the Milwaukee Mile oval track in mid-June after all.
Alex Tagliani finishes 5th
He clinches USF2000 Driver Championship
Fifteen-year-old Sage Karam of Nazareth, Pa. clinched the driver championship in the Championship class of the “Cooper Tires Presents the USF2000 National Championship Powered by Mazda” Thursday afternoon at Road Atlanta when he led all 19 laps in his Andretti Autosport No. 8 Van Diemen Mazda sponsored by the Michael Fux Foundation, Comfort Revolution, Bell Helmets, Alpine Stars, Walters Web and Artrotondo.com.
With rookie drivers in their first Indianapolis 500
There was much uncertainty heading into Indianapolis 500 Bump Day qualifying last weekend as to who would be in the 33-car field for this year’s race and who would be left on the sidelines. Some may have thought that Conquest Racing, with not just one but two rookie drivers, may end up on the outside looking in. But at the end of the day, Conquest may have surprised some with its pair of rookies outpacing some highly skilled veterans and assuring themselves a start in their first Indianapolis 500.
To beat Fielding and McKenna in USF2000 cction at St. Pete Grand Prix
Sage Karam of Nazareth, Pa. concluded a perfect weekend at the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Sunday morning by leading all 20 laps of Round 2 of the USF2000 National Championship, which is presented by Cooper Tires and powered by Mazda.
Ryan Hunter-Reay will compete with Andretti Autosport
With Phillips-Van Heusen’s IZOD brand as the primary sponsor of the No. 37 entry during the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series season. Hunter-Reay’s schedule is still in development, but will include the Indianapolis 500 and races before and after the May 30 event.
For historic season in 2010 Atlantic Championship
With the 23rd annual Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Show as the backdrop, Zach Veach and Jensen MotorSport announced today that Veach will compete in the 2010 Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda. The 15-year-old driver will be the youngest in the 37-year history of the series.
With restructured Andretti Autosport
There are plenty of reasons why Danica Patrick stays in the news. If it’s not her famous temper, photo shoots for Sports Illustrated or racy television commercials, it’s her impressive results on the race track. She is, after all, the first woman to win an Indy race and, after finishing third at the Brickyard this year, the most successful woman to race the Indy 500. But lately the news has centered over the future of her racing career.
Next up for the 2009 Atlantic Championship is the penultimate round of the 12-race season this Friday
A pair of familiar faces will return to the Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda paddock at this week’s penultimate round of the 12-race 2009 championship as Jonathan Bomarito and Greg Mansell will compete in Friday’s race at Road Atlanta.
With an eye toward the 2010 season
All Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda teams and drivers participating in the promoter test day at Road Atlanta on Tuesday, September 22 will have the opportunity to test Cosworth Power To Pass in the day’s first session. The session will run from 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. ET.
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