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Carlos Huertas, Francesco Dracone to Dale Coyne Racing

2014 Indycar Carlos Huertas

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With the 2015 IndyCar season quickly approaching, a few of the vacant seats have been filled. Dale Coyne Racing announced on Monday that Colombian Carlos Huertas will return to the team’s No. 18 Honda for a second season, per RACER.com. “I am very happy to be back with the team this year. I expect to …

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Sage Karam Injures Wrist at Barber

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2013 Indy Lights champion Sage Karam suffered a wrist injury after going off-course early in Monday’s IndyCar test session at Barber Motorsports Park. Karam, 20, had completed only three laps on the day when he suffered the incident. Karam, a native of Nazareth, Pa., got out of his car under his own power, but wasn’t …

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GP2 Vet Coletti to IndyCar, KV Racing Technology

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Add KV Racing Technology to the list of teams bringing on a rookie in 2015. Monegasque GP2 veteran Stefano Coletti will run full time in the Verizon Indycar Series in 2015 for KV Racing Technology, the team confirmed in a release this morning. He will join teammate Sebastien Bourdais, who won one race in his …

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James Jakes Joins Schmidt Peterson Motorsports for 2015 Indycar Campaign

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James Jakes is back in the IndyCar paddock. Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) announced today that James Jakes will drive the team’s No. 7 Honda-powered car, competing for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar championship. The move comes less than a week after Jakes tested with SPM as part of an IndyCar-sanctioned two day test at NOLA Motorsports …

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IndyCar’s Brazilian Opener Cancelled

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In a bizarre and unanticipated move, BAND Tv out of Brazil announced that the season opening IndyCar race, to be held at Autodromo Internacional Nelson Piquet, is cancelled.  The race was scheduled to take place on March 8. The circuit had been undergoing renovations and there was nothing indicating that the construction was the issue.  The …

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