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Marcus Ericsson completes memorable lap of honor in his home country of Sweden: “It was really something special”

Marcus Ericsson Sweden before He delivered an Indy 500 win in his hometown, Marcus Ericsson laughs at the earlier claim to fame from Kumla, Sweden. “We are best known for having the largest and most secure prison in Sweden,” Ericsson told NBC Sports. β€œThat’s how everyone thinks about Kumla. So they try to change the …

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Stefan Wilson returns to attempt fifth Indy 500 in an entry for Dreyer & Reinbold and Cusick

Stefan Wilson will be trying to make his fifth Indy 500 next year in a combined entry from Dreyer & Reinbold Racing and Cusick Motorsports. The British driver will pilot the #24 Chevrolet powered car. Dreyer & Reinbold, who lined up two cars in last year’s 500, are still planning a second entry that wasn’t …

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Jimmie Johnson credits Chip Ganassi with suggesting he become a NASCAR owner

Jimmie Johnson Chip Ganassi AVONDALE, Ariz. – Though the advice and support could eventually end their partnership, Jimmie Johnson credits Chip Ganassi as the main reason he enters NASCAR ownership β€” and possibly leave IndyCar. After two seasons with the #48 Dallara-Honda for Chip Ganassi Racing, a new minority stake in Petty GMS will make …

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Colton Herta has signed a four-year extension with Andretti Autosport until the 2027 season

Colton Herta Andretti Extension Colton Herta has signed a four-year contract extension with Andretti Autosport This ties the American racing driver to the IndyCar team until 2027 and shows that Herta has paused his Formula 1 ambitions. The extension, announced Tuesday, is significant because it keeps the biggest teams in IndyCar from poaching Herta when …

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Herta signs Andretti IndyCar extension for 4 years until 2027

Colton Herta has signed a four-year contract extension with Andretti Autosport, tying the American racer to the IndyCar team until 2027, showing Herta has put his Formula 1 ambitions on hiatus. The extension, announced Tuesday, is significant because it keeps the biggest teams in IndyCar from poaching Herta when his current contract with Andretti expires …

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IndyCar Champion Alex Palou “super happy” with F1 practice debut at Austin

Alex Palou F1 Austin AUSTIN, Texas β€” Former IndyCar champion Alex Palou had barely started his first live Grand Prix session at the wheel of an F1 car when he declared the McLaren’s feel and speed “insane”. Moments later, Williams’ Logan Sargeant was complaining about the loss of tire grip like a seasoned F1 veteran. …

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Why are there no Americans in Formula 1? These drivers could be next.

Why are there no American drivers in Formula 1? An understandable question, especially given the increasing presence of motorsport in the United States. The latest surge of interest started with the popular Netflix series Drive to Survive, which contributed to two new tracks and three annual American races – more than any other country on …

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82-year-old racing legend Mario Andretti has a ‘satisfying’ joy ride in an F1 car

Mario Andretti joked about returning to the track with McLaren CEO Zak Brown in recent years, but it became a reality on Saturday. Andretti, the most successful American driver in Formula 1 history and one of the most recognizable names in motorsport, climbed back into a cockpit at the age of 82 to take a …

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Alex Palou and Pato O’Ward are leading F1 Practice sessions for McLaren Racing this season

Pato Palou McLaren F1 The McLaren Racing Formula 1 team will field IndyCar stars Alex Palou and Pato O’Ward in two of the upcoming F1 practice sessions. McLaren said Friday that Palou, the 2021 IndyCar champion, will complete the first practice session next Friday at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas. The Spaniard will …

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