INDYCAR: Andretti Autosport Unveils Townsend Bell’s Indianapolis 500 Livery

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INDIANAPOLIS – official team release — John Cote/IndyCar photo — Indy 500 veteran driver Townsend Bell and team owner Michael Andretti unveiled Bell’s No. 29 California Pizza Kitchen/Robert Graham Honda on Saturday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. With the Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the iconic IMS Pagoda as a backdrop, fans and media got the first look at the California …

INDYCAR: Dale Coyne Racing Adds Gabby Chaves for Month of May at Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS – official team release — Chris Owens/IndyCar photo — Dale Coyne Racing has signed Gabby Chaves to pilot its No. 19 Boy Scouts of America entry for both this weekend’s Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 29. Chaves, who raced for Bryan Herta Autosport last season, won the 2015 Sunoco Rookie …

Month of May: A Bang and a Whimper Kick Off the Biggest 31 Days in Auto Racing

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The following story is the kick-off of Race Chaser Online’s annual ‘Month of May’ series, which both builds up to Memorial Day weekend’s runnings of the Monaco Grand Prix, Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 and pays tribute to several special dates during the month along the way. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Column by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — …

Veach Kicks Off Month of May for Motorsports Madness Tonight at 7 ET on PMN Radio

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Race Chaser Online/Performance Motorsports Network release — Streeter Lecka/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — With the turn of the calendar comes the biggest month of the year in motorsports, and with it comes the biggest two hours of motorsports conversation so far in 2016 as Motorsports Madness returns to the radio airwaves tonight at 7 p.m. ET on …

INDYCAR: Legendary Engineer Andy Brown Joins Brabham and PIRTEK Team Murray For Indy 500 Bid

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INDIANAPOLIS — official team release — PSP Images photo — The next piece of the PIRTEK Team Murray puzzle for this year’s 100th Indianapolis 500 was put into place today when it was announced that legendary engineer Andy Brown will be working with rookie Matt Brabham as he prepares for his Verizon IndyCar Series debut in May. Brown, one of …

INDYCAR: Preferred Freezer Services Returns to ECR; Hildebrand to Drive Third Car for Indy 500

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SPEEDWAY, Ind. – official team release — Mark Reed/IndyCar photo — J.R. Hildebrand will join Ed Carpenter Racing in chasing an Indianapolis 500 victory for the third straight year in 2016, as the American driver partners with ECR and Preferred Freezer Services for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 29. Hildebrand will join teammate Josef Newgarden in carrying …

Gilliland and Weatherman Headline “Thursday Night Madness” on Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show Tonight at 7 ET

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release – ARCA photos – The two most recent ARCA winners, Venturini Motorsports’ Todd Gilliland (Toledo) and Cunningham Motorsports’ Kyle Weatherman (New Jersey), headline “Thursday Night Madness” on the Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show – tonight at 7 p.m. Eastern on the Performance Motorsports Network. The cast of Motorsports Madness, including Race Chaser …

NSCS: Down To The Last Drop, Good To The Last Bite; Edwards Stretches Fuel To Win Coca-Cola 600

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CONCORD, N.C. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Correspondent James Pike — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo — Carl Edwards spent the final run in the Coca-Cola 600 coaxing every last drop of fuel — or, as his sponsor would have it, making every bite of his sub last — out of his No. 19 Subway Toyota Camry. In the end, it paid off, …

NXS: Same Song, Fourth Verse; Dillon Dominates From Pole To Win Hisense 300 at Charlotte

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CONCORD, N.C. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Correspondent James Pike — Streeter Lecka/Getty Images North America photo – There is a pattern developing for Austin Dillon when he wins in the XFINITY Series: win the pole, dominate the race, and head to Victory Lane. Saturday was no exception to this trend, as Dillon started from the pole and led 163 …

INDY LIGHTS: Bridesmaid No More; Harvey Captures First Freedom 100 Victory at Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS – official series release — Joe Skibinski/IndyCar photo — Englishman Jack Harvey has been too often the bridesmaid in his year and a half of competition in Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, but he was out in front when it mattered in Friday’s Freedom 100 Presented by Allied Building Products at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The race was held in …