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Old 10 Jul 2017, 17:57 (Ref:3750226)   #1
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2018 IndyCar Series silly season

So, the big talk today is Team Penske.

o- Will Montoya or Hélio move to the IMSA program?
o- Or perhaps will both Montoya and Hélio move?
o- Will Penske reduce to 3 full-season cars?
o- Will he hire a new driver, like Hinch, Rossi or Muñoz?
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So, the big talk today is Team Penske.

o- Will Montoya or Hélio move to the IMSA program?
o- Or perhaps will both Montoya and Hélio move?
o- Will Penske reduce to 3 full-season cars?
o- Will he hire a new driver, like Hinch, Rossi or Muñoz?
Yes, see below.
Yes, both will with a ride in the Indy 500 if desired,
Most likely, he's actually had a little trouble finding sponsors for the cars now
Doubtful, Miller sounded like he expected 3 with 5 maybe 6 at Indy.
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Old 11 Jul 2017, 12:42 (Ref:3750400)   #3
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a 6th Penske at Indy?
I don't think that will happen...
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Old 11 Jul 2017, 19:12 (Ref:3750495)   #4
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It's way too early for that silly season talk as the championship battle is really on now.
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Well, we got this Penske announcement today. I would describe this thread as breaking news.
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One of the announcers (can't remember who) said that Helio is not ready to leave but may not have a choice.
I'm baffled at that comment. Hélio will surely accept any reasonable offer by Penske. But would the Captain tell Hélio "no, you do what I tell you"? I find it a bit hard to believe.
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I'm baffled at that comment. Hélio will surely accept any reasonable offer by Penske. But would the Captain tell Hélio "no, you do what I tell you"? I find it a bit hard to believe.
They were meaning that he would have to find a drive elsewhere if he wanted to stay in Indycar full time. Similar to JPM's situation this year and both would have a ride in the 500 if he stays. That would be pretty hard to turn down.
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Old 19 Jul 2017, 15:28 (Ref:3752817)   #8
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"I'd like to keep James and then hire a driver of his caliber as his teammate", said Schmidt

Where would Hinch go if he didn't re-up with SPM? Hinch had his breakout season with Andretti and Chevy in 2013, and that would seem a sensible landing spot. But The Mayor could also be in play for Ganassi.

If Michael Andretti is persuaded by Chevrolet's checkbook, there will likely be two seats opening up, because Sato and Honda are attached at the hip, and Honda is a big fan of Rossi.

Rossi to Ganassi or SPM sounds logical.

Tony Kanaan is another driver thought to be on the brink of free agency
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Here's one driver I'd love to see in IndyCar.
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Old 22 Jul 2017, 16:56 (Ref:3753545)   #10
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There's plenty of fast drivers, but only a few are good at technical stuff. In a nearly spec category like IndyCar, it can make a big difference.
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Rosenqvist is great and would probably do well in the series after he learns to adjust. I get the feeling that the multiple Ganassi tests is them lining him up to replace Kanaan? I hope that they make up their minds this year though, if silly season carries into the next Formula E season then it might be too late to sign him.
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I would take Rosenqvist anyday, it would certainly be a good career move for him
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Just out of curiosity, why replace kanaan when you still have Chilton amd especially Kimball?
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Old 22 Jul 2017, 18:41 (Ref:3753563)   #14
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because of money.
Chilton and Kimball both pay for their seat, Kanaan not.
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Neither does Rosenqvist, I think.
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