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Smaller IndyCar teams under pressure, Coyne warns

Dale Coyne warns that affordability needs to factor into every decision that IndyCar makes if smaller teams are going to continue to remain viable in the future. Twelve full-time teams have either closed, merged, or scaled their programs back in the 10 years since unification in 2008, while potential new owners that have attempted to join the series to replace them have frequently run into insurmountable financial or logistical barriers. GALLERY: IndyCar's lost teams Three teams – Penske, Ganassi and Andretti – now run more than half the field, and Coyne says that IndyCar needs to find a way to bring costs down to make it possible for new teams to join the paddock. "We lost a team...
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