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IndyCar officials announced Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, the 2011 season will culminate with the crowning of its champions on Oct. 16 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The event weekend, known as the Izod IndyCar World Championships, was announced at a news conference with IndyCar officials and drivers at Crystals at CityCenter on the Las Vegas Strip. The IZOD IndyCar Series competed at Las Vegas Motor Speedway oval from 1996 to 2000, and Champ Car competed at the facility in 2004 and '05. Drivers who have visited Victory Lane at the facility include Al Unser Jr., Sam Schmidt, Arie Luyendyk and Sebastien Bourdais. The racetrack was reconfigured in 2006. Available content includes video and stills.
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