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    Tony George reportedly on board for new US Grand Prix, but not necessarily at Indy

    If you can't bring America to Formula One, then they'll bring Formula One back to America. So while the USF1 effort may have tanked, reports are mounting over the return of the United States Grand Prix to the F1 calendar. In the absence of the American round of the world championship, companies ...

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    Tony George retires from Indianapolis Speedway board, leaves the building for good

    Tony George, shepherd of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for two decades, has resigned from the Speedway board effective immediately. The move severed his final tie with the historic venue, after he resigned from his CEO position last summer. In a statement, the board chairman, who also happens ...

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    BREAKING: Indy chief Tony George reportedly resigns

    It's the end of an era for open-wheel racing in America as Indy chief Tony George has stepped down from his post. The long-time president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, George was widely seen as the impetus for the 1996 split in Indy racing that created the Indy Racing League (IRL) and the ...

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    Tony George proposes name, format change to welcome Champ Car migrants

    Indy racing chief Tony George is serious about reconciliation and moving forward with a truly unified racing series, and to that end is making several overtures to make the joining Champ Car teams feel more at home racing with this IRL teams. Among the steps being considered is a name change to ...

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    BREAKING: IRL and Champ Car unification agreement signed

    We had just reported that an agreement to reunite the estranged U.S. open wheel racing series of the Indy Racing League and Champ Car World Series was all but inked, and now it is officially official. The two sides have issues a press release revealing the IRL founder and CEO Tony George, who ...

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    Champ Car and IRL working hard on truce for 2008 season

    Champ Car and the Indy Racing League, the two de facto open wheel racing series in North America since CART split after the 1995 season, are reportedly close to a truce that could reunite the two series as soon as the 2008 season. AutoWeek is reporting that Tony George, owner of the Indianapolis ...

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    Hydrogen 500: The world's first hydrogen race coming in 2009

    AutoblogGreen just ran a story we wanted to make sure all of our readers were aware of, so we're running it here, too. It looks like the days of hybrids being seen by some people as pure exercises in extended fuel economy are numbered. Maybe someday soon people will start to associate fuel-cell ...

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    2007 U.S. Grand Prix gets the green flag

    Formula 1 is returning to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2007. A one-year extension to the current deal with Formula One Management was signed Thursday by the Speedway's CEO, Tony George (shown at this year's GP at right).The current contract between the Speedway and Bernie Ecclestone's FOM ...


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