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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.