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Feb 4, 2020

IndyCar is looking for a jump

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Global markets rebound Tuesday after the coronavirus spooked investors. Can Penske's acquisition of the IndyCar series bring in viewers and, just as importantly, financial backers?

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Penske buys Indy 500, hopes to rejuvenate the IndyCar business

Feb 4, 2020
At their peak, some IndyCar races drew 100,000 people to the track. Now only the Indy 500 packs the stands.
Simon Pagenaud of France, driver of the #22 Team Penske Chevrolet, sweeps the bricks during the winner's portrait session after the 103rd Indianapolis 500 in 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Birthday Cards Joel P West

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director

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