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  • Carroll Shelby 1923-2012
  • Legendary designer Carroll Shelby dies aged 89
  • June 6, 2012: Carroll Shelby, the legendary car designer and champion auto racer who built the fabled Shelby Cobra sports car and injected testosterone into Ford's Mustang and Chrysler's Viper, has died

  • Indianapolis 500
  • Jean Alesi's Indy debut ends in ignominy
  • May 27, 2012: Lotus endured a wretched week at the Indianapolis 500, culminating of both its cars being black-flagged and pulled out of the race for going too slowly

  • News
  • Barrichello ponders move to Indycar
  • February 8, 2012: Rubens Barrichello is set to decide next week whether he will switch from Formula One to the Indycar series for 2012

  • IndyCar news
  • Barrichello to test IndyCar
  • January 26, 2012: Rubens Barrichello is going to drive an IndyCar in a two-day test next week

  • 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

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