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Bob Jenkins, former TV and Indianapolis Motor Speedway announcer, has revealed he is suffering from brain cancer and has reduced his IMS duties. Jenkins, who joined the IMS Radio Network in 1979, became the play-by-play announcer for the Indianapolis 500 at ABC, then branched out to include other IndyCar races on NBC, before becoming the
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As Romain Grosjean becomes the latest former Formula 1 driver to make the switch to IndyCar with Dale Coyne Racing in 2021, James Newbold picks out the 10 converts who made the best impression Stateside Romain Grosjean will follow in esteemed footsteps when he makes the switch to IndyCar this season, the well-trodden path from
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Romain Grosjean’s remarkable escape from the flaming wreck of his Haas in Bahrain marked his final act in Formula 1, but his single-seater career is by no means finished. As he told DAVID MALSHER-LOPEZ, IndyCar holds an appeal that F1 could not satisfy “I heard it’s a different atmosphere in IndyCar, and that’s going to
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The opening round of the 2021 IndyCar Series at Barber Motorsports Park has been pushed back a week in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The rescheduled date, from Sunday, 11 April to Sunday, 18 April, means that Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama will be featured on NBC network television, meaning a record
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Simona de Silvestro will return to the Indianapolis 500 this season driving with female-operated newcomers Paretta Autosport, along with support from Team Penske. The team, created by former SRT Motorsports director Beth Paretta, is part of Roger Penske’s 2020-initiated program “Race for Equality & Change” and will showcase women in motorsports. Paretta Autosport will “integrate
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Six-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon led his Chip Ganassi Racing team-mates in the opening test of 2021 at Sebring International Raceway. The 40-year-old reigning champion, who has 50 IndyCar wins to his name, lapped the 1.7-mile course in 52.320 seconds, one-tenth faster than former Formula 1 star Marcus Ericsson who is about to embark on
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Marco Andretti’s decision to withdraw from full-time IndyCar competition does not affect Bryan Herta’s commitment to the Andretti Autosport team, despite joint ownership of the #98 entry. Marco Andretti announced on Friday that he was going to pursue other opportunities within motorsport while remaining with his father Michael’s team for the Indy 500, possibly competing
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Former racer Aldo Andretti, the twin brother of 1978 Formula 1 world champion Mario and father of the late racing all-rounder John, has died at the age of 80. Aldo Andretti was an intrinsic part of his brother’s early ventures into motorsport after their family moved from Montona, Italy (now Motovun, Croatia) to America in
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