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  • IndyCar news
  • IndyCar publishes report into Wheldon's death
  • December 16, 2011: A report into the death of Dan Wheldon at the Las Vegas 300 last October has confirmed that he was killed by a head injury after contact with catch fencing

  • United States Grand Prix
  • Taxpayers sue over USGP funding
  • June 23, 2011: Taxpayers have sued the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts over the allocation of funds to secure the United States Grand Prix.

  • US Grand Prix
  • Funding fears ease over 2012 US Grand Prix
  • June 17, 2011: Fears have eased that Austin's city council could scupper the 2012 US Grand Prix with the local mayor saying: 'This confirms what I've been saying all along'

  • 2012 season
  • Concerns over timing of US Grand Prix
  • June 6, 2011: Questions have been raised about the advisability of staging the US Grand Prix at the newly-built circuit at Austin in the heat of mid June

  • Indianapolis 500
  • Dan Wheldon gets stunning Indy win
  • May 29, 2011: Dan Wheldon capitalised on a last-lap error to record an improbable Indy 500 win in his first race of the year

  • Indianapolis 500
  • Tagliani secures pole for Indy500
  • May 24, 2011: Alex Tagliani broke up the monopoly in the top-heavy IndyCar series and became the first Canadian to earn the pole for the Indianapolis 500

  • The Pits
  • Foyt steps up to the plate as Trump stands down
  • May 12, 2011: Indianapolis legend AJ Foyt has accepted an invitation to step in for Donald Trump as the celebrity pace-car driver after the modest Trump stood down from the position

  • The Pits
  • Calls grow to dump Trump at centenary Indy 500
  • May 5, 2011: Organisers of the centenary Indianapolis 500 could not have envisaged what they were getting themselves into when the announced the shy and retiring Donald Trump would drive the celebrity pace-car driver

  • US Grand Prix
  • Finance blow for Austin development
  • April 19, 2011: The venue for the 2012 US Grand Prix at Austin was dealt a potential blow after the Texas State Senate's finance committee voted 10-4 to pull a $25 million package

  • The Pits
  • 'Bubba' falls foul of the law
  • April 5, 2011: Why pretending to be a police officer has landed James "Bubba" Stewart in hot water in Florida

  • US Grand Prix
  • US Grand Prix site on schedule
  • April 4, 2011: The promoters of the United States Grand Prix say that construction on the new circuit is on schedule, despite clearing work only just being completed.

  • US Grand Prix
  • US Grand Prix boss favours artificial rain
  • March 8, 2011: 2012 US Grand Prix organiser Tavo Hellmund has admitted he thinks Bernie Ecclestone's idea to spice up Formula One with artificial rain is "brilliant"

  • US racing
  • Hamilton to drive NASCAR in July
  • February 27, 2011: Two-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart and Lewis Hamilton will swap race cars in an exhibition later this year

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