Sep 3

IndyCar Set To Test Indianapolis Road Course On Wednesday

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For only the second time in the storied history of , an IndyCar will hit the infield road course as part of an open test.

The infield road course has played host to Moto GP, , and NASCAR events, but never an IndyCar Series race.

On Wednesday, and are scheduled to run multiple configurations of the infield road course to “gather information about the current course layouts” as the speedway looks at a nearly $100 million upgrade to the facility with the possibility of future races in mind.

“As we look to the future of the Motor Speedway, the goal is to make changes to the road course that provide the most flexibility for its potential use and create a layout that is entertaining for our fans and enjoyable for our drivers – whether it is for INDYCAR testing or racing, sports , or other uses,” said J. Douglas Boles, Indianapolis Motor Speedway president.

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Sep 3

Stunning Crash: NHRA Pro Mod At Indianapolis

Photographer Mark J. Rebilas was in the perfect position to capture this harrowing shot of Pro Mod driver Tim Tindle’s crash during the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Raceway on September 1.

Update: Photographer Mark J. Rebilas has posted additional photos of Tim Tindle’s crash here.

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Sep 3

Title Charge Won’t Hurt Red Bull for 2014

Title Charge Won't Hurt Red Bull for 2014

of Australia and Infiniti (Photo: Getty Images)

can win this year’s championship and also be ready for the enormous challenge of the radical 2014 rules.

That is the claim of Dr Helmut Marko, as this year’s title-charging teams grapple with the even-more-delicate-than-usual task of balancing two parallel development tasks.

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Sep 3

Massa Insists Future Brighter Than A Year Ago

Ferrari driver Felipe Massa is feeling upbeat these days. (Photo: Getty Images)

driver is feeling upbeat these days. (Photo: Getty Images)

Felipe Massa insists he has the necessary speed to keep his seat at Ferrari beyond 2013.

The Italian team is openly considering replacing the Brazilian, who joined Ferrari as Michael Schumacher’s teammate in 2006, at the end of the season.

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Sep 2

DANIEL RICCIARDO TO DRIVE FOR RED BULL FROM 2014

SPA, BELGIUM - AUGUST 23:  Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Scuderia Toro Rosso smiles after practice for the Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on August 23, 2013 in Spa, Belgium.

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will join from next season, stepping up from sister team in a move that ends weeks of speculation about who will replace .

Ricciardo is replacing fellow Australian driver Webber and linking up with three-time world champion Sebastian Vettel.

Webber, who has had a tense relationship with Vettel, is quitting at the end of the season to race sports for German manufacturer Porsche.

Red Bull says the 24-year-old Ricciardo has signed a multi-year agreement.

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