Important West Coast Testing To Take Place Next Week For The Verizon IndyCar Series Drivers/Teams

INDIANAPOLIS – The Verizon IndyCar Series season is nearing. We’re just a little over a month until the season opener at St. Pete on March 11. But, since the calendar has turned to 2018, there’s been a lot more noise coming from the series these days. Since Jan. 9, there’s already been six test days for the new car, as well as the official debut of the 2018 concept in Detroit a few weeks ago too. Add that to how well INDYCAR drivers did at Daytona during the 24 hour endurance…

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StarCom Racing Hires Jeffrey Earnhardt For Daytona 500

StarCom Racing, who recently acquired a Charter for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, signed Jeffrey Earnhardt to compete in this year’s historic 60th running of the DAYTONA 500, and the rest of the season. This will ensure keeping the Earnhardt name alive at the event for the 40th straight year. SCR’s recent Charter acquisition guarantees the team a position in the Great American Race, where it will showcase its partnership with VRX Simulators in the 00 Chevy Camaro, which will be piloted by 4th generation cup series driver…

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Pabst Racing Signs Kaylen Frederick For The USF2000 Season

Pabst Racing announced the signing of Kaylen Frederick as the fourth Pabst Racing driver in the 2018 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda. The Potomac, Maryland native will pilot the #24 Pilot ONE Racing-sponsored Pabst Racing entry in his second season in USF2000. Frederick, 15, began his racing career at the age of 7 and charged onto the Mazda Road to Indy scene in 2017, earning five podiums and nine top-five finishes. In only his rookie season, he finished an impressive fourth overall as the youngest driver competing in…

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Dale Coyne Racing To Announce Drivers Of 2nd Car Soon

INDIANAPOLIS – The last full-time open seat for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season is about to soon be filled. At least one of the drivers, of Dale Coyne Racing’s No. 19 Honda will be known within the next week. Notice, I said “at least one” and I said “drivers” not “driver.” Team owner Dale Coyne recently said that he hopes to have at least one driver announced for his second car before the next scheduled test date of Feb. 5 at Sonoma Raceway. That test is next week. After Sonoma,…

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Valvoline Expands Partnership With Hendrick Motorsports, To Sponsor No. 88 Chevrolet Twice A Year

Valvoline Inc. — a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services — has extended its partnership with 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports through 2022. In 2018, Valvoline™ will become a primary sponsor of the No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 of 24-year-old driver Alex Bowman for two Cup Series races annually over the next five seasons. Valvoline also will continue as the Official Lubricants Partner of Hendrick Motorsports and as a major associate sponsor of the team’s full stable of Chevrolet race cars and drivers, which…

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