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IndyCar News: Engineer for Alex Tagliani Goes Back to Andretti Autosport

In a somewhat surprising move today, Andretti Autosport announced with a press release that Alex Tagliani's engineer, Allen McDonald, is returning to the team, taking over for Mike Conway's No. 27 car.The engineer who gave Sam Schmidt a pole-winning car in this year's Indianapolis 500 is going back to the organization that failed to get two of their cars in this year's race.Obviously, Schmidt was not happy about the move, but in defense of McDonald, he wasn't given a full-year contract to stay with Tagliani. Michael Andretti said that McDonald wanted to return to the team. Sam Schmidt denied that Tagliani's program is in danger of falling apart.McDonald engineered Dario Franchitti's 2007 winning car on the team now owned by Andretti. Schmid...

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