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Scott McLaughlin to Debut for Team Penske at the GMR Grand Prix

2019 Laguna Seca Indy Josef Newgarden Car Stephen King Indycar Media

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Defending Virgin Australia Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin will make his NTT IndyCar Series debut in the No. 2 car for Team Penske at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course in May, the team announced Wednesday (Feb. 5). McLaughlin won the past two Supercars titles and will compete again for DJR Team Penske in 2020. He …

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Sebastien Bourdais, Dalton Kellett Running Part Time for AJ Foyt

2019 Long Beach Indycar Sebastien Bourdais Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Sebastien Bourdais and Dalton Kellett will drive a partial 2020 NTT IndyCar Series schedule in AJ Foyt Racing’s No. 14 Chevrolet, the team announced Tuesday, Feb. 4. Tony Kanaan, who announced last week that 2020 would be his final part-time season in IndyCar, will pilot the No. 14 for the five oval events. Bourdais will …

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Tony Kanaan Announces 2020 Will Be His Final Multi-Race IndyCar Season

2018 Indianapolis Indycar Zach Catanzareti Tony Kanaan

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Tony Kanaan‘s part-time NTT IndyCar Series schedule in 2020 will be his last. Kanaan announced Thursday, Jan. 30, that his schedule with AJ Foyt Racing this year will be his last in which he runs multiple events. However, he did not rule out future Indianapolis 500s. Kanaan will drive the No. 14 car in five …

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Santino Ferrucci to Drive No. 18 Car for Dale Coyne Racing in 2020

2018 Indycar Pocono Zach Catanzareti Santino Ferrucci

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Santino Ferrucci has re-signed with Dale Coyne Racing for the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season and will pilot the No. 18 car in partnership with Vasser-Sullivan. The No. 18 car, formerly driven by Sebastien Bourdais, will have sponsorship from SealMaster. Ferrucci previously drove the No. 19 car for Coyne, which Alex Palou will run this …

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James Davison Joins the Field for the 2020 Indy 500

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James Davison fills the field for the 2020 Indy 500 (credit: Twitter)

Dale Coyne Racing in partnership with Jonathan Byrd’s Racing, Hollinger Motorsport and Belardi Auto Racing announced that James Davison will be returning to the fold to race in the Indianapolis 500 in May 2020.  Davison becomes the 33rd official entrant for next year’s edition of the race.   Davison will also be racing the 2020 Daytona …

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Conor Daly Joining Ed Carpenter Racing on IndyCar Road, Street Courses

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Conor Daly has joined Ed Carpenter Racing on road and street courses in the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season, the team announced Monday (Dec. 9). Daly will run the No. 20 U.S. Air Force Chevrolet, while owner Ed Carpenter will pilot the ovals. In addition, Daly will enter the Indianapolis 500 in a third team …

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Sebastien Bourdais Out at Dale Coyne Racing, Joins JDC-Miller Motorsports in 2020

2019 Long Beach Indycar Sebastien Bourdais Phil Allaway

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Sebastien Bourdais will be racing in a different series in the 2020 season. Dale Coyne Racing announced Friday (Nov. 22) that they have parted ways with the Frenchman. Bourdais competed for the team in 2011 and 2017, while seasons 2018 and 2019 were under the Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan banner. “I want to thank …

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Rinus VeeKay Joins Ed Carpenter Racing for Full 2020 Season

2019 Long Beach Indycar Spencer Pigot Car Phil Allaway

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Ed Carpenter Racing Wednesday morning (Nov. 20) that 19-year old Rinus van Kalmthout, better known as Rinus VeeKay, will join the team for the full 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season. The Dutch teenager, who finished second in the 2019 Indy Lights standings, will replace Spencer Pigot in the No. 21 Chevrolet. “It’s a dream come …

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Meyer Shank Racing, Jack Harvey Going Full-Time in 2020 with Andretti Technologies

Jack Harvey 2019 Indycar Grand Prix

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Meyer Shank Racing and driver Jack Harvey will be competing full-time in the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season with technical support from Andretti Technologies. Announced on Friday (Nov. 8), MSR will not only receive technical and development support, but Harvey’s team of engineers will be staffed with “veteran race engineers with Andretti Autosport experience,” per …

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2-Headed Monster: Will Penske’s Ownership Be Good or Bad for IndyCar & Indianapolis Motor Speedway?

2019 Laguna Seca Indycar Roger Penske Face Diego Alvarado

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Monday morning (Nov. 4) started with the motorsports bombshell of the year: Penske Entertainment Corp purchased Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the NTT Indycar Series. Penske Entertainment Corp is, of course, the company under racing icon Roger Penske, who owns teams in NASCAR, IndyCar, IMSA and the Supercars Championship. While Penske is passionate about racing and …

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