2018 IndyCar Schedule Is Officially Released

Consistency and stability, plus the return of a favored track in the Pacific Northwest, highlight INDYCAR’s announcement of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule that again contains 17 races. Sixteen of the 17 races from this year’s exciting and momentum-building season return in 2018, with most falling in the same spot on the calendar to further capitalize on their date equity. The newcomer to next year’s schedule is Portland International Raceway, which hosted Indy car races under CART and Champ Car sanction from 1984-2007, including what is still the closest…

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2018 NASCAR Silly Season Update

As the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs are heating up, so are the silly season rumors. Just this week alone, another driver was made available via free agency as Front Row Motorsports announced that Landon Cassill won’t be back for the team in 2018. But, a possible destination for a free agent was taken away too, as Furniture Row Racing announced that they were shutting down the No. 77 Toyota entry due to a lack of funding. So, what’s left? Who’s rumored to go where? Here’s what we’re hearing. 

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INDYCAR To Return To Portland In 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – Ever since the Verizon IndyCar Series stopped going to Portland in 2007, the Pacific Northwest racing fans have been clamoring for a new race. That’s a hot bed of racing fanatics that have seen several drivers come from there. Unfortunately, they haven’t had a race in their own backyard for a decade. Now, the drought comes to an end. It’s expected that the series will announce on Thursday that they will return to the Portland International Raceway on Labor Day weekend in 2018. The race will fill the gap…

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Watkins Glen Left Off 2018 INDYCAR Schedule

INDIANAPOLIS – The 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule was unveiled on Thursday and if you look closely at it, you’d notice a major track was left off. The series confirmed today that Watkins Glen International would not be a destination for the series for 2018. But, before you chastise the series for that, there was nothing they can do short of expanding the season into October and moving some races around. Neither of which could happen anyways. First off, we have seen the last two years, that a Labor Day date…

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