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IndyCar Releases '17 Schedule, Highlighted By Return To Gateway Motorsports Park

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 26 / 16

The Verizon IndyCar Series on Thursday released its '17 schedule, and it can be argued that they "will have the most year-over-year schedule stability and continuity it's had in more than a decade," according to Curt Cavin of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR. The 17-race schedule "includes all of this year's v...

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