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By Frank Santoroski, Staff Writer This coming weekend the Verizon Indycar Series will race at Watkins Glen International for the Indycar Grand Prix at The Glen. The event is slated for September 2-4, 2016. About the Race The Indycar Grand Prix at the Glen is round fifteen of sixteen for the Verizon Indycar Series in 2016. The event is held on a natural terrain road course, one of six such races on the schedule. The original version of the 2016 Verizon Indycar Series schedule had this weekend scheduled for the Grand PrixRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter. IndyCar has filed a lawsuit against the organizers of the scrapped Boston Grand Prix. The lawsuit was filed in the Indianapolis district court on Monday but all of the details of the case have been sealed by IndyCar due to the information containing sensitive information including sanctioning fees and trade secrets of the company. According to Stephen Starks, IndyCar vice president of Promoter Relations, the suit was filed “to enforce the organization rights under the agreement with Boston Grand Prix and to cause them toRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Many local media outlets in Boston have reported that the innaugural Grand Prix of Boston powered by LogMeIn has reportedly been cancelled. John Casey, president of the Grand Prix of Boston, was quoted by the Boston Globe as saying negotiations with the city have proved to be futile. “The relationship between us and the city is not working,” Casey said . “The relationship is untenable.” The Globe also reported that the organizers are exploring hosting a race in another city in New England as a backup plan, although noRead More
By Frank Santoroski, Staff Writer Just a week after signing a number of license agreements and a memorandum of understanding with several agencies within the political machine that is the City of Boston, the organizers of the Grand Prix of Boston had yet another stumbling block thrown in front of them. This time, it is the five-person Conservation Commission that has come out of the woodwork to require an additional permit for the Grand Prix to go forward. Recent maps from FEMA, that went into effect last month, have putRead More
By Josh Farmer, Journalist When the upcoming IndyCar season’s schedule was released recently, the reaction was rather muddled. The schedule features 16 races, 13 of which are returning events. The scheduling of the races is a little different from years past, including a few races being spread out and the season extending past Labor Day ending on September 18. The break between some of the races was much needed, given the toll it was taking on teams last year. There are no big surprises that came from the announcement, but thatRead More
The Verizon IndyCar Series will return to the Northeast on the streets of Boston, Massachusetts on Labor Day weekend in 2016 and beyond. The inaugural Grand Prix of Boston will run on September 4, 2016 and will be the first IndyCar race in New England since the 2013 Baltimore Grand Prix. The race has been in the planning phase for the last three years under the work of Mark Perrone, the CEO of the Grand Prix of Boston and things started to progress further just a few months ago. “We’reRead More