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IndyCar Postpones Races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Pagoda

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The two NTT IndyCar Series races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway have been rescheduled, series officials announced Thursday afternoon (March 26). Both the GMR Grand Prix and the Indianapolis 500 have been moved from their respective dates in May due to COVID-19. The Indy 500 will now take place on Sunday, Aug. 23. Its start time …

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IndyCar Cancels All Races Through April

Tony Kanaan 2019 Firestone Grand Prix Of St. Petersburg

(Photo: Joe Skibinski/IndyCar Media)

The NTT IndyCar Series will not race until May at the earliest, INDYCAR announced Friday, March 13. The news follows initial indications that the series would race this weekend at St. Petersburg, albeit without spectators. In addition to the cancellation of St. Petersburg, the series will also not race at Long Beach, Birmingham or Austin, …

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Long Beach IndyCar Race Will Not Be Held in April Due to Coronavirus

2019 Long Beach Indycar Spencer Pigot Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The 2020 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach has been canceled for next month. Per a city announcement on Thursday, March 12, the race, which was originally scheduled for April 19, is the latest in a series of changes, postponements, and cancelations across the motorsports community due to COVID-19, also known coronavirus. Organizers were forced …

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St. Petersburg IndyCar Race Closed to Spectators

Zach Veach 2019 Firestone Grand Prix Of St. Petersburg

(Photo: Joe Skibinski/IndyCar Media)

The opening race of the 2020 NTT Data IndyCar Series has canceled general fan attendance amid concerns of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, St. Petersburg, Fla., mayor Rick Kriseman announced Thursday, March 12. The Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is scheduled to run March 15. Government officials are still determining if the race should indeed …

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Andretti Autosport Hauler Catches Fire En Route to St. Petersburg

2020 Austin Indycar Colton Herta Car Getty`

(Photo: Jonathan Ferrey (Getty Images via IndyCar Media)

Just days before the season opener for the NTT Data IndyCar Series, the hauler of Andretti Autosport driver Colton Herta was involved in a fire on Interstate 275. The fire took place Wednesday morning (March 11) in Pinellas County, Fla., near Ulmerton Road. Per NBC news affiliate News Channel 8, no one was injured. #BREAKING: …

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Spencer Pigot Running 2 IndyCar Events, Including Indy 500

Spencer Pigot 2019 Indycar Grand Prix

(Photo: Joe Skibinski/IndyCar Media)

Spencer Pigot will run two races for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing with Citrone/Buhl Autosport in the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season, RLL announced Thursday (Feb. 27). Pigot will compete in the GMR Grand Prix on May 9 and attempt to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 24. Pigot is no …

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Fernando Alonso Attempting Indianapolis 500 With McLaren

Fernando Alonso

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Two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso will return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2020, attempting the 104th running of the Indy 500 with Arrow McLaren Racing SP, according to NBC Sports. Alonso previously attempted the historic race in 2017 and 2019. The 38-year-old qualified fifth for his Indy 500 debut in 2017 with Andretti Autosport, …

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James Hinchcliffe to Run 3 Races with Andretti Autosport

2019 Laguna Seca Indycar James Hinchcliffe Face Diego Alvarado

(Photo: Diego Alvarado)

James Hinchcliffe will compete in three races in his return to Andretti Autosport in the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season, the team announced Wednesday (Feb. 19). Hinchcliffe will drive the No. 29 Honda in the GMR Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 and the Texas 600. The car will have sponsorship from Genesys in two events. …

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