Drivers expect unification to end feu...

Drivers expect unification to end feuding

There are 1 comment on the Long Beach Press-Telegram story from Apr 16, 2008, titled Drivers expect unification to end feuding. In it, Long Beach Press-Telegram reports that:

Now that the Indy Racing League and Champ Car World Series have merged into a unified IRL, Graham Rahal and Bruno Junqueira believe it's time to do away with what was for years a heated rivalry between the ...

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Racine, WI

#1 Apr 17, 2008
This was not a merger or unification,it was a buyout. TG paid $10 million dollars for Champ Car and decimated it. The teams chose to join the Irl after the sale. TG had spent over $400 million dollars propping up the Irl and it was not successful in the last 12 years. The Irl was in trouble when KK decided to sell to TG. It is still the Irl with a few cars added. It was a quick sale, not a quick merger.

Really don't have much hope for an Indycentric series.

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