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Old 30 Oct 2022, 00:35 (Ref:4132001)   #6091
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2.5 hours? I have three tracks within two hours of my home, one is 50 minutes, one and hour 40min, the other is two hours away. A fourth is 4 hours away. Shortest is 1.7 miles. The others between 2 to 3 miles long, two up to FIA grade 2.
Okay. So it's a good thing?
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Old 30 Oct 2022, 23:41 (Ref:4132128)   #6092
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Okay. So it's a good thing?
I don't think it's a bad thing unless they deliberately step on each other's toes.
If they schedule competing events close together that is stupid.
If they are wise and space events out being cognizant that their schedules should be complimentary of each other's events that will be a strength for the sport in the region.
Example: You wouldn't run two pro events on consecutive weekends like an IMSA evert at one track and an Indycar event at the other circuit a week apart, nor two Indycar or IMSA events on consecutive weekends, one at each track.
You would rather have one track earlier in the season and the other some months later.

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Old 31 Oct 2022, 12:33 (Ref:4132200)   #6093
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Or you have Laguna who multiple times ran back to back at their own track for IMSA and Indy

And keep in mind the track overview has at least 5 layouts in the there
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NTT are leaving Chip Ganassi Racing for Arrows McLaren SP. As the Racer article says, it is believed Alex Palou was to have been included in the original plan.

https://racer.com/2022/11/01/cgr-no-...ntt-departure/

NTT DATA will be sponsoring the No. 6 Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet, driven by Felix Rosenqvist. When Rosenqvist drove for Chip Ganassi Racing, his car was sponsored by NTT DATA. He joined AMSP for the 2021 season.

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https://www.indycar.com/news/2022/11/11-1-ntt-amsp
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NTT are leaving Chip Ganassi Racing for Arrows McLaren SP. As the Racer article says, it is believed Alex Palou was to have been included in the original plan.

https://racer.com/2022/11/01/cgr-no-...ntt-departure/

NTT DATA will be sponsoring the No. 6 Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet, driven by Felix Rosenqvist. When Rosenqvist drove for Chip Ganassi Racing, his car was sponsored by NTT DATA. He joined AMSP for the 2021 season.

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https://www.indycar.com/news/2022/11/11-1-ntt-amsp

I get the feeling the management teams at McLaren and Ganassi won't be exchanging Christmas cards for some time.
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I think a couple crew members also left Ganassi for AMSP as well. Hire good people and half your work is done, although I notice few ever get hired away from Penske
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History was made on Sunday, when Team Penske became the first team to win the NASCAR Cup Series championship and the NTT INDYCAR SERIES championship in the same season.


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Renovation work has started at Laguna Seca and about time.



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