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IndyCar Series: Japan Race Moves from Oval to Road Course

The final race in Japan will not be on the famous egg-shaped oval. Instead, the series will compete on a 2.98 mile, 14 turn road course at the Twin Ring Motegi Motorsports facility. The familiar oval track sustained damage during the earthquake that shook the area in March. The road course is actually being repaved this week, and the number of laps will be determined soon.“In conjunction with Mobilityland, we have made the decision to move forward with our race in Motegi after closely monitoring the on-going situation in Japan for several months,” said Randy Bernard, CEO of IndyCar. “After weighing a variety of options, we felt it was best to move the race to the road course. We understand that Japan is ste...

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