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Indycar Series

Frederic P. Miller

Published July 31st 2010
ISBN : 9786130647612
Paperback
104 pages
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The Izod IndyCar Series is the premier level of American open wheel racing. The current championship, founded by Indianapolis Motor Speedway owner Tony George, began in 1996 as a competitor to CART known as the Indy Racing League (IRL). Citing CARTsMoreThe Izod IndyCar Series is the premier level of American open wheel racing. The current championship, founded by Indianapolis Motor Speedway owner Tony George, began in 1996 as a competitor to CART known as the Indy Racing League (IRL). Citing CARTs increasing reliance on expensive machinery and overseas drivers, George aimed to create a lower-cost alternative. In 2008, the IndyCar Series merged with the Champ Car World Series (formerly CART), ending a 30-year period in which American open wheel racing was split into at least two major groups. The series continues to be sanctioned by the Indy Racing League