IndyCar – Round 10: Iowa Corn Indy 250 Presented by DEKALB preview

WHAT: Iowa Corn Indy 250 Presented by DEKALB WHERE: Iowa Speedway, Newton, IA WHO: Defending Series Champion and Race Winner Ryan Hunter-Reay looks to repeat his performance form 2012 after winning last week’s event in Milwaukee. Points leader Helio Castroneves has never won at Iowa, but he looks to break through this weekend after a 6th place finish at Iowa last season. Marco Andretti has looked poised to take another victory several times in 2013, but has suffered some sort of unfortunate ending every time. Can the former Iowa winner…

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IndyCar – Round 9: Milwaukee IndyFest Preview

What: Milwaukee IndyFest 2013 Where: The Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI Who: Defending IZOD IndyCar Series Champion Ryan Hunter-Reay also happens to be the defending race winner. Helio Castroneves comes to the Mile as the most recent oval winner. Unfortunately, The Mile hasn’t exactly been kind to him; in 11 starts, Castroneves has 2 top 10’s with a best finish of 2nd way back in his first appearance at the track in 1998 with Bettenhausen Racing. When: Saturday, June 15 at 4pm EDT. NBC Sports Network Storylines This was where…

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IndyCar – Pippa Mann in the Coyne #18 for Texas, Oriol Servia in the Panther Racing #4

INDIANAPOLIS (June 5, 2013)- Oriol Servia returns to IZOD IndyCar Series action this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway as the pilot of the #4 National Guard Chevrolet of Panther Racing. Servia previously competed this season with Panther-Dreyer & Reinbold Racing in the #22 entry before a lack of funds caused the car to be parked after the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. Servia finished P11 in this year’s 500 and currently sits 18th in standings, having missed both races of the Duel in Detroit. Following the 500, Servia was 9th in…

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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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