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By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Author’s note: This is part of a 10-part series discussing tracks around the world that I feel would be a good fit for the Verizon IndyCar Series. The opinions here are expressed solely of the author and not necessarily of the Motorsports Tribune. With this list nearing the end, there we have discussed nine tracks that could be a good fit for IndyCar to give a try. Before we reveal number one, here are a few tracks that are up for consideration. 1.) Milwaukee –Read More
By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer There is an unknown to Anthony Martin’s future as he has yet to announce which Pro Mazda Championship team he plans to join in 2017, but perhaps the that campaign won’t see as much change after all. In 2015, Martin drove in the USF2000 Championship powered by Mazda for John Cummiskey Racing and the Kalgoorlie, Australia native won Rookie of the Year after finishing fourth in the championship. Martin’s results and funding were enough to secure a seat at Cape MotorsportsRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Author’s note: This is part of a 10-part series discussing tracks around the world that I feel would be a good fit for the Verizon IndyCar Series. The opinions here are expressed solely of the author and not necessarily of the Motorsports Tribune. A market untouched by NASCAR but was once heavily used by IndyCar is the Pacific Northwest. At one time, the area featured two races on the calendar. One at a street circuit in Vancouver, British Columbia and the other at the Portland InternationalRead More
*Editor’s Note: The Motorsports Tribune Formula 1 and IndyCar team got together for a round table discussion following the retirement of World Champion Nico Rosberg less than a week after the F1 season officially ended. They give their thoughts over six topics as we enter a most interesting off-season.  QUESTION 1: With Nico Rosberg’s surprise retirement from Formula 1 just days after capturing his first title, what will be his legacy? JOEY BARNES, (Editor-in-Chief): The retirement was absolutely staggering, so much so that he could be remembered more for thatRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Author’s note: This is part of a 10-part series discussing tracks around the world that I feel would be a good fit for the Verizon IndyCar Series. The opinions here are expressed solely of the author and not necessarily of the Motorsports Tribune. While the Verizon IndyCar Series had a brief stint racing on the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil, the racing was everything that you wanted it to be. The 2.535-mile street circuit, set in the Santana district of Sao Paulo featured a mixRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup recently endured one of its most trying days last Sunday in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The event, delayed by rain, was also ended prematurely due to the same. However, that isn’t where the problem sits. Not entirely. You see, there is a massive amount of buildup for Chase races and perhaps no place more so than the 1.5-mile oval track – the site where many fans have witnessed raw emotion from drivers and teams asRead More