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F1 – Shell/Spa Reach Deal for Future

While the troubles of Bahrain have brought into question certain aspects of the “new market” push from Formula 1, we got a dose of good news today for a classic F1 venue. Spa-Francorchamps is the best track in F1 period. I don’t care what critics say about Monaco or even Monza. The one race I have circled every year and

Road to Indy – Mazda Sponsors the Road to Indy Program

Yes, you read the title right! The Road to Indy program now has a title sponsor, Mazda. Late last off-season, INDYCAR put the final pieces together for a four-tier development system which clearly marked out a path for young open-wheel drivers to the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. The US F2000 National Championship presented by Cooper Tires and powered by Mazda

IndyCar – IZOD Becomes Title Sponsor

For at least a couple of years running, Terry Angstad has told us after each season that the IndyCar Series was close to inking a deal with a title sponsor. The problem is that deal never materialized. The rumor recently was that IZOD was being sought after to be the title sponsor for 2010 and beyond, and that they were

IndyCar – Title Sponsor Really Close?

Maybe the IndyCar title sponsor announcement is close. Reaaaaallllllly close! According to Trackside Online the IRL has called a press conference for next Thursday (November 5th). Clearly, there are a lot of issues up in the air right now, but TSO is sensing that this will be the title sponsor announcement. Right now, us IndyCar fanboys are waiting to hear

IndyCar – Possible Momentum

The IndyCar series is suffering from another long delay between races. Not only is the series out of the public consciousness on the DirecTV-less Versus network, they are suffering from these huge gaps in the schedule during NFL football season. Keep in mind though that the IRL, when putting together this years schedule was lobbying hard to keep Surfer’s Paradise