The overtake assist feature, introduced to the series in 2009, allows a driver to add turbocharger boost and additional RPM with the press of a button on the steering wheel to complete a pass.
Indy Car will not replace failed China event in 2012, opting to run a 15-race schedule.
By Eric Mauk: Ryan Hunter-Reay takes second straight win ahead of teammate Marco Andretti
By Eric Mauk: Dario Franchitti jumped into tonight’s final heat for tomorrow’s Iowa Indy Car 250 on his last lap of practice, but he didn’t wait nearly as long in the heat race
By Eric Mauk: Tony Kanaan stalked Tagliani for the middle part of the race before setting him up and making the pass on the 21st of the 30 laps that made up the second heat.
Chevrolet dominated this afternoon’s final IZOD Indy Car Series practice at Iowa Speedway, meaning that six of the first eight spots on tomorrow night’s starting grid will be filled by the Bowtie Brigade.
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