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Marcus Ericsson wins the 2022 Indy 500

It's his third career IndyCar victory in 52 career starts

Don't count Montoya out, he's only at Indianapolis to win

It's thought to be the last go-round for the 46-year-old

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If you can turn a wrench and tame an electron, IndyCar wants you

Race teams need young engineers who are hybrid talents — mechanical and electrical

Electric Indy 500? 'It’s among the most interesting questions in motorsport'

Run silent, run fast — IndyCar teams are already preparing for an all-electric future

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Long Beach will draw crowds for the return of its historic grand prix

Organizers promise Covid precautions to make it 'the safest mega-event in California'

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Former F1 drivers see European interest growing in IndyCar

'I wouldn’t be surprised to see more F1 drivers looking to come here'

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Indy 500 party time: Pandemic's biggest sporting event is sold out

A crowd of 135,000 — 90,000 of them vaccinated at the speedway

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IndyCar courts Black fans, drivers, crews in push to diversify

Only two Black drivers have competed in the Indy 500 in over a century

Scott Dixon holds off young guns with Indy 500 pole

His edge was just 0.03 seconds, or roughly six feet over the 10-mile run

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IndyCar delays new hybrid engine until 2023

Honda and Chevrolet would love to see a third engine manufacturer in the series

The IndyCar Series will continue running the same engines each of the next two seasons. It also will be working with the same two engine manufacturers, Chevrolet and Honda, into the foreseeable future. IndyCar President Jay Frye announced Saturday the three parties agreed to delay the introduction of a new engine until 2023 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson partners with Chip Ganassi Racing in IndyCar move

7-time champion will be teammates with 5-time champ Scott Dixon

Jimmie Johnson will transition from NASCAR to IndyCar with Chip Ganassi Racing in a partnership that could pair two of the most dominant drivers of this generation on one team. The seven-time NASCAR champion will work with the Ganassi organization to finalize sponsorship on a two-year program for Johnson to run the road and street course races on IndyCar's schedule. If funding is secured, Johnson would be teammates with five-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon.

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Roger Penske to Indianapolis 500 fans: 'I wanted you here'

The seats will be empty — and for the first time we know how many seats there are

Roger Penske will not pretend he is not disappointed he can't open the gates to spectators for his first Indianapolis 500 as steward of the iconic event. Penske purchased Indianapolis Motor Speedway in January and spent an additional $15 million on capital improvements for an enhanced fan experience. Without fans roaming the property and celebrating at downtown Indianapolis establishments, the buildup to Sunday's race has lacked the energy that elevates the Indy 500 into a world-class event.

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Indy 500's TV audience on Sunday could set a record

Sports-starved audience will tune in, though some traditions will be missing

Everything was new to Mike Tirico when he walked past the famed pagoda that dominates the front stretch at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, assumed his broadcast perch high above pit lane and proceeded to host his first Indy 500. One year after NBC assumed the rights from longtime broadcaster ABC, the network is preparing to bring one of the iconic events in sports to a potentially record-setting television audience Sunday.

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An Andretti wins family's first Indy 500 pole position in 33 years

'He's seriously focused on winning the 500,' Marco's grandfather Mario says

Marco Andretti was 2 months old the last time his venerable racing family led the field to green at the Indianapolis 500. In this strange pandemic-plagued season, he ended a 33-year Andretti drought by winning the pole. Jeff Andretti went 0 for 3.

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Marco Andretti breaks 233 mph on Indy 500 Fast Friday

Others clock 231: 'Going 231 around Indianapolis? Man, this is fun'

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Indy 500 scraps plan for spectators as COVID-19 surges in Indiana

World's biggest single-day sports event will be the world's smallest this year

With the COVID-19 pandemic raging in several regions of the United States and having already claimed over 150,000 lives, IMS said it was an abundance of caution that prompted them to abandon efforts to have fans at the Aug. 23 event. Indiana is one of the regions seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases, with IMS noting in a statement that in Marion County, where the organisation is located, the number of cases has tripled and the positivity rate has doubled. "As dedicated as we were to running the rac

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NASCAR champ Jimmie Johnson enamored with IndyCar after test

'First day of school' for an expected tryout with McLaren

Jimmie Johnson finally fulfilled his childhood dream of driving an Indy car with a test session Tuesday. When the seven-time NASCAR champion finished turning laps, he was sold on figuring out how to race next year in the IndyCar Series. NASCAR has been so good to me and I am so proud of the success I've had.

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IndyCar drivers grateful to have fans back this weekend

Sprawling Road America course is conducive to social distancing

Simon Pagenaud says racing hasn’t been quite the same without spectators to cheer the drivers on for the opening stages of the IndyCar season. The IndyCar series will welcome fans for the first time this season during the REV Group Grand Prix doubleheader Saturday and Sunday at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Road America’s setup makes it an ideal testing ground for welcoming back fans.

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