IndyCar – Round 3: Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Preview

What: 39th Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Where: Streets of Long Beach, California Who: Defending race winner Will Power of Verizon Team Penske looks to get back to his winning ways despite early season dominance by Andretti Autosport drivers Ryan Hunter-Reay and James Hinchcliffe. Scott Dixon of Target Chip Ganassi Racing leads the Honda charge along with impressive rookie Tristan Vautier and the much-improved Chip Ganassi Racing Teams driver, Charlie Kimball. When: 1:45pm Pacific Daylight Time (4:45 Eastern Daylight Time) on Sunday, April 21. Storylines Ryan Hunter-Reay is…

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IndyCar – RHR Extends for Iowa

While Ryan Hunter Reay’s future still remains unclear for the long term, the American has secured enough sponsorship to run at least this weekend in Iowa. The U.S. Ethanol industry has made it possible for Hunter Reay to compete in this weekends race. If you remember back when Ryan was with Rahal Letterman Racing in ’07 and ’08, he also had the ethanol sponsorship. While he is in this weekend, their are still questions for the rest of the rounds. Hunter Reay is currently sixth in the championship and is…

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IndyCar – Vision Racing

Throughout this month Open Paddock will be highlighting the teams that are currently entered in into this years Indy 500. We will sum up the teams history at the track in a few short paragraphs as well as their projected car lineup as it stands at the time of publishing. We will start the feature and the month of May with Vision Racing. Vision Racing is currently a two car team that is owned by Tony George¬†with his wife Laura and Hollywood actor Patrick Dempsey. The team purchased assets from…

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Hunter-Reay to Drive for Vision Racing

Robin Miller and Speetv.com are currently reporting that 27 year old American Ryan Hunter-Reay will be signed to Vision Racing later this week. The young talent has recently signed a mega deal with IZOD to promote the young driver. When explaining the deal, Hunter-Reay had this to say: ” It all happened yesterday and we’re still getting the contract squared away but the team is scrambling to put my car together and thankfully I’m going to be racing Indy cars this year.” Reay lost his ride with Rahal Letterman after…

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