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Chevrolet Revs Up New Engine for 2012 Car and a New Look for IZOD IndyCar

The IZOD IndyCar Series’ 2012 car program received another exciting boost Nov. 12 when General Motors and Chevrolet officials announced its re-entry into the series at a news conference at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this Friday. Helio Castroneves made the annoucement with Roger Penske sitting behind him. On display outside were two of the cars that were displaying The new, purpose-built Chevy twin-turbocharged, direct-injected V-6 racing engine will be developed jointly by GM and Ilmor Engineering of Michigan. It will have an aluminum block and cylinder heads and will be a fully stressed chassis member supporting the gearbox and rear suspension. INDYCAR’s technical details and specifications will be released at a la...

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