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McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown says he made “pretty stupid” mistakes during the team’s failed 2019 Indianapolis 500 assault, but will “do things differently” during its 2020 IndyCar campaign. Though last year’s entry was McLaren’s second Indy 500 attempt with double Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso, it decided to run its own programme rather
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After a long-term tie-up with Sebastien Bourdais at both Newman/Haas Racing and Dale Coyne Racing, Craig Hampson will join Arrow McLaren SP as race and R&D engineer for 2020. Hampson, who has fulfilled a similar role in the past at Andretti Autosport, has accumulated more than 30 wins, four Indy car (Champ Car) titles and
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Renault F1 driver Nico Hulkenberg will not be joining Ed Carpenter Racing next year, despite speculation continuing to mount as recently as last weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix. With Indy Lights graduate Rinus VeeKay expected to be confirmed this week as the full-time in the #21 ECR-Chevrolet to replace the departing Spencer Pigot, there had been
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Penske Entertainment will assess options for bringing a more adventurous roster of events at Indianapolis Motor Speedway – including a possible IndyCar/NASCAR double-header, endurance racing and the return of Formula 1. It was announced on Monday that the Penske Corporation’s new entity, Penske Entertainment, has purchased IMS, as well as the IndyCar championship and IMS
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Mark Miles, the president of Hulman and Company, believes that Penske’s purchase of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar will make US open-wheel racing more attractive to manufacturers and sponsors. Following the announcement that Roger Penske’s new entity, Penske Entertainment, has bought the Speedway, IndyCar and IMS Productions from Hulman and Company on Monday, a media
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A subsidiary of the Penske Corporation has purchased the IndyCar Series and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway among other assets from the previous owner, Hulman and Company. The blockbuster purchase has been made by a Penske division named Penske Entertainment Corp, which means Penske’s three-car IndyCar team will compete in a championship that is owned by
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McLaren’s IndyCar team will send personnel to the Mexican Grand Prix with its Formula 1 squad, but denied that means it will imminently announce Patricio O’Ward as its second driver. Arrow McLaren SP, created through McLaren’s new partnership with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, already has existing SPM driver James Hinchcliffe in its line-up and 20-year-old Mexican
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