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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Josef Newgarden winning the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg was far from the biggest story. Instead, it was television and streaming contracts, two media outlets IndyCar fans have gone full rage all week. Just as the sport is hitting mass strides, something alters their momentum every time. This time around, it’s the television deals around the world that’s brought a lot of frustrations from the fans. Let’s start off with the biggest piece of the TV puzzle – NBC Sports. Last season, IndyCar announced IndyCarRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer The 2018 editions of the Rolex 24 at Daytona and the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hours were polar opposites of each other. The Rolex 24 had only four cautions and because of that, the winner of the second class of cars broke the long standing distance record set by the overall winners in 1982. The Bathurst 12 Hours had so many cautions earlier in the race that broadcasters debated on whether the race would set a record for the shortest distance covered. The Rolex 24 had twoRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter A private consortium in Austrialia is reportedly in talks bring the Verizon IndyCar Series back to the streets of Surfer’s Paradise, Australia as soon as next season. The Gold Coast Bulletin reported that a group as been given the green light to negotiate with INDYCAR officials as well as officials from the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship in order to bring the open wheel series back to Surfer’s Paradise for the first time since 2008. The group has the goal being a week long event with the IndyCar race being theRead More