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IndyCar series is the top level of ‘American Championship Car Racing’. It is conducted mainly in the United States and North America. The professional level car racing is sanctioned by IndyCar. The IndyCar series is contested mostly on road courses followed by street circuits and paved ovals. Drivers from all over the world take part in the event, most noticeably from Europe. The series runs for an entire season, with the winner declared at the end, who has amassed the most points throughout the season. Get IndyCar series tickets and see for yourself how the drama unfolds on the streets of Baltimore at the Baltimore Grand Prix.
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IndyCar has seen a lot of sanctioning body change hands. Tony George, founded the current championship in 1996 as a competitor to CART and named it the Indy Racing League.Before the start of the 2008 season, a unified body was declared, after merging the two different bodies. Since then the series formerly known as Indy Racing League and Champ Car World racing, has come to be known as IndyCar series.
Its more renowned European counterpart is considered to be the Formula 1, however there are distinct differences in the types of races and the cars used between the two. For starters the Indy car is larger and heavier than the conventional F1 car. There is a gigantic difference in price, with Indy cars being considerably cheaper than F1 cars. Unlike the custom cars in F1 made by the team that uses the car, Indy cars have a specific design with only slight variations made by the driver’s team. While the Formula 1 cars arguably accelerate faster than the Indy cars and can attain higher top speeds.
Scottish born driver George Dario Marino Franchitti, who represents Britain in the IndyCar series has won the series three years in a row from 2009 – 2011. He was succeeded by American Ryan Hunter-Reay who won the 2012 edition of the series. Points are accorded according to the position obtained in the race, with the first position holder getting fifty points. Subsequent positions get lesser points. Additional points are awarded for leading a lap and bonus points for qualifying performance.
The high speed action is set for the third Baltimore Grand Prix which features almost a two and half mile circuit, with twelve turns. The race will consist of seventy five laps of adrenaline pumping speed racing. The 2013 season of the IndyCar series has seen races all over America, including at venues like St. Petersburg, Detroit, Long Beach Sao Paulo, Texas andIndianapolis 500. Get IndyCar series tickets to see how the thirty eight drivers battle it out on high speed cars and sharp turns.