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Founded in 2012, by Art Wilmes, Rising Star Racing (RSR) is a privately owned and operated motorsport group. RSR seeks to ensure that the most talented American driver(s) reach the highest ladder of open-wheel racing in the United States -- the Verizon IndyCar Series.

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Honda Indy Toronto Recap

Indianapolis, Ind. (July 16, 2018) – Rising Star Racing’s (RSR) Josef Newgarden and Spencer Pigot competed Sunday, in the Honda Indy Toronto in Toronto, Ontario. Newgarden performed well in the practice-sessions and qualified first. After leading the first 22-laps, he compromised his performance by making…

Iowa Corn 300 Recap

INDIANAPOLIS (July 10, 2018) – Rising Star Racing’s (RSR) Spencer Pigot secured his first-ever podium finish in the Iowa Corn 300, this last weekend. Pigot appeared to be a serious contender in the first of two practice sessions at Iowa Speedway. He was sixth-quickest in…

KOHLER Grand Prix Recap

ELKHART LAKE, WI (June 26, 2018) — Josef Newgarden secured his third Verizon IndyCar Series win of the 2018 season at Road America this last weekend; earning his victory from the pole-position. Newgarden’s performance was near-perfect all weekend. Newgarden dominated two of the three practice…

DXC Technology 600 Recap

INDIANAPOLIS (June 12, 2018) -Texas Motor Speedway has proven once more, that there are ‘no-limits,’ when competing on the 1.5-mile superspeedway. Rising Star Racing’s (RSR) Josef Newgarden (Team Penske) and Spencer Pigot (Ed Carpenter Racing) competed in the DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway…



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