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IndyCar and Dallara reduce aero kit costs for 2018

IndyCar and Dallara reduce aero kit costs for 2018

Hidden in the drama of Danica Patrick's Indianapolis 500 announcement on Friday, IndyCar confirmed that teams will receive substantial discounts for their 2018 universal aero kits.  The story was first reported
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Options for Danica Patrick in her Indianapolis 500 return

Options for Danica Patrick in her Indianapolis 500 return

In a surprise announcement from Homestead-Miami Speedway this afternoon, Danica Patrick confirmed the end of her full-time racing career and additionally announced that she will run the Daytona 500 and
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Friday Feature: Hoosier Hundred

Friday Feature: Hoosier Hundred

Hello all!  Today I would like to introduce a series called “Friday Feature,” a fun group of stories which highlights various topics in open-wheel racing.  We don’t do one every
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Matheus Leist confirmed as A.J. Foyt Racing driver in 2018

Matheus Leist confirmed as A.J. Foyt Racing driver in 2018

After weeks of speculation, A.J. Foyt Racing confirmed Thursday that 20-year-old Matheus Leist will pilot the #4 ABC Supply machine in the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series championship.  Paired with the
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Lead designer Beatty details development process of 2018 IndyCar

Lead designer Beatty details development process of 2018 IndyCar

The Verizon IndyCar Series will kick off a fresh season on March 11 in St. Petersburg, Florida, an event that will be accompanied by a new era.  Departing are the
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Welcome to Open-Wheels

Thank you for visiting the new Open-Wheels.com!  Open-Wheels is a one-stop shop for coverage of the Verizon IndyCar Series, featuring original content, engaging fan interaction on social media, and even driver contributions from various levels of North American motorsport.

We are extremely excited to get started and share some things that the crew have been working on, and we hope that you make us a regular destination during the long IndyCar offseason and beyond.  We want to engage and communicate with you, the fan, so expect some fun things like polls and memories shared on social media, interviews with fresh faces entering the 2018 season and a countdown to the 102nd Indianapolis 500 to get us through to St. Petersburg in March.  While you are here, check out our Offseason Central page which highlights driver movement during the offseason and will get you ready for 2018.

Once again, thank you for your time and we hope to have you back as frequent visitors of Open-Wheels.com.  If you have any creative comments, a desire to cover IndyCar, or just want to say hello, feel free to visit our About page to learn more about the staff and their contact information.  You can also fill out a quick contact form on our Contact page that get you in touch with the Open-Wheels.com crew.

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Tanner Watkins
Owner, Editor

 

 

Photo of the Week

In an April 2002 test at Nazareth Speedway, teams were sidelined due to cold track temperatures and snow.  Image courtesy of IndyCar.