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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

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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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Martin Truex Jr., SiriusXM Linking for 5 Races

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Martin Truex Jr. will feature sponsorship on his No. 19 car in the NASCAR Cup Series from SiriusXM again in 2020, this time for five races, the team announced Monday, Feb. 3. The No. 19 Toyota Camry will feature SiriusXM at the Busch Clash at Daytona International Speedway (Feb. 9), Martinsville Speedway (May 9), both …

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RoofClaim to Sponsor Timmy Hill During Speedweeks

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Timmy Hill will be sponsored by RoofClaim.com in the No. 66 Ford Mustang during Speedweeks in the NASCAR Cup Series, MBM Motorsports announced Friday, Jan. 31. The No. 66 will have Roush Yates power support, though MBM normally runs Toyota equipment in its own program. “We have been working very hard to make our race …

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Racing Point Rebranding As Aston Martin’s Works Team for 2021

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Racing Point will become the Aston Martin works team beginning with the 2021 Formula 1 season, Formula 1’s website reports. Lawrence Stroll, owner of Racing Point, is investing 182 million pounds (est. $239 million US dollars) from his association to take a 16.7% stake in Aston Martin. Additionally, Stroll will become Aston Martin’s executive chairman. …

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Spencer Boyd Returning to Young’s Motorsports Full Time

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Spencer Boyd will again compete in the No. 20 truck of Young’s Motorsports for the 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season, Young’s announced Friday (Jan. 31). “We have so much more to do together,” Boyd said in a team release. “It’s a family team that has done amazing things since coming into …

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Corey LaJoie Adds RagingBull.com Sponsorship for Daytona 500

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Corey LaJoie has a new sponsor for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway. Go Fas Racing announced Thursday, Jan. 30, that RagingBull.com — a stock market education website — will be on board the No. 32 Ford in the Daytona 500. “We’re really excited to welcome RagingBull.com to the Go …

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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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Ryan Newman Lands Koch Industries Sponsorship for Daytona Speedweeks

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Koch Industries has joined Roush Fenway Racing as Ryan Newman’s primary sponsor for the NASCAR Cup Series’ opening events at Daytona International Speedway, the team announced Wednesday (Jan. 29). It will be aboard Newman’s No. 6 Ford Mustang in the Busch Clash on Feb. 9 and the Daytona 500 on Feb. 16. “We are looking …

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