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Colton Herta Switching to Andretti’s No. 26 for 2021

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Colton Herta will switch to Andretti Autosport’s No. 26 Honda for the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season, the team announced Dec. 8. Gainbridge will sponsor the entry. Herta previously drove the No. 88 the past couple of years. He has three victories, most recently at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in September. He finished third in …

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Tony Kanaan to Run Ovals in Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 48

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Tony Kanaan at the 2019 Firestone Grand Prix of Montery. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Tony Kanaan will rejoin Chip Ganassi Racing on the ovals in the team’s No. 48 NTT IndyCar Series entry as part of a multi-year deal, CGR announced Monday (Nov. 23). For 2021, this will result in a four-race schedule (the Texas doubleheader, the Indianapolis 500 and Gateway). Kanaan, who competed for CGR full-time from 2014-2017, …

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Helio Castroneves Driving Limited 2021 IndyCar Schedule With Meyer Shank

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For the first time in its existence, Meyer Shank Racing announced in a statement on Tuesday it will field a second, part-time NTT IndyCar Series entry as a teammate to mainstay Jack Harvey in 2021. Helio Castroneves, a 24-time IndyCar race winner and 20-year veteran of the series, will join Harvey for six races next …

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Chip Ganassi Racing Expands to 4 IndyCar Teams, Adds Alex Palou for 2021

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Chip Ganassi Racing will field four entries in the NTT IndyCar Series next year, adding Alex Palou in the No. 10, it announced Thursday (Oct. 29). Palou will join reigning IndyCar champion Scott Dixon, seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and recently signed Marcus Ericcson in the CGR fold. “To say I’m thrilled or excited …

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Marcus Ericsson Re-Signs With CGR in Multi-Year Deal

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Marcus Ericsson will stay in the No. 8 Honda for Chip Ganassi Racing in the NTT IndyCar Series going forward, signing a new multi-year agreement, the team announced Oct. 28. Ericsson joined the team at the beginning of the 2020 season and earned a fourth-place finish at Road America. Last year with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports …

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Scott Dixon ‘Over The Moon’ After Winning Sixth IndyCar Championship

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Scott Dixon is now a six-time NTT IndyCar Series champion, and as you’d expect, he’s pretty happy about it. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver captured the 2020 IndyCar title on Sunday (Oct. 25) and put himself in some pretty rarefied air by doing so. Dixon is the first person since A.J. Foyt to have six …

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2020 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg IndyCar Takeaways

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Scott Dixon on track at the 2020 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. (Photo Credit: Chris Jones/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 IndyCar season came to an end at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and no one can say that the season finale wasn’t entertaining. What started as a seemingly straightforward race on Sunday (Oct. 25) turned into a series of unbelievable plot twists, all leading to Scott Dixon‘s sixth NTT IndyCar Series …

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Will Power on Pole for IndyCAR Season Finale at St. Petersburg

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Will Power celebrates after winning the 2020 Harvest GP Race 2. (Photo Credit: James Black/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Team Penske’s Will Power earned the pole for the 2020 IndyCar season finale, the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Saturday, Oct. 24. It’s Power’s fifth pole of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season and 62nd career pole. He posted a speed of 106.165 mph as he hopes to end the year on a …

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Carvana to Sponsor Jimmie Johnson in 2021 IndyCar Season

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Carvana will be a primary sponsor for Jimmie Johnson’s No. 48 Honda in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season. Chip Ganassi Racing announced the new agreement on Saturday, Oct. 24. The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion will keep his familiar number that he has used since 2001 driving for Hendrick Motorsports. Carvana, an online auto …

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Takuma Sato to Return to RLL Racing in 2021

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NTT IndyCar Series veteran Takuma Sato will continue with Rahal Letterman Lannigan Racing next season. The team made the announcement Saturday, Oct. 24, a day before the 2020 finale in St. Petersburg. It will be Sato’s fourth straight season and fifth total with RLL. “I am very pleased that we were able to come to …

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Scott McLaughlin To Run Full 2021 IndyCar Season With Team Penske

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Scott McLaughlin is going IndyCar Racing in 2021 with one of the most iconic teams on the circuit. The 27-year-old New Zealander will officially make the transition from closed to open cockpits as he announced a signing with Team Penske. The move, announced Friday (Oct. 23), means he’ll trade in a Australian V8 Supercar Ford …

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