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IndyCar fans have grown accustomed to a six- or seven-month offseason with little or no activity until Dale Coyne Racing announces its drivers a week or two before the first race of the new year. Cheap Nike Blazers .Not this time around. Since Simon Pagenaud wrapped up the 2016 IndyCar Series title at Sonoma Raceway on Sept. 18, he gained a new teammate at Penske Racing in the form of Josef Newgarden, Chip Ganassi Racing revealed it will switch camps from Chevrolet to Honda, with Tony Kanaan retained to remain in Ganassis No. 10 car for another season.Meanwhile, Indianapolis 500 champion Alexander Rossi decided to remain in IndyCars rather than jump back to Formula One, and A.J. Foyt Racing has all but confirmed that it will jump from Honda to Chevy.Heck, last-minute master Coyne even tabbed one of his future drivers months in advance, with former IndyCar champion Sebastien Bourdais set to rejoin. And lets not forget about the successful run James Hinchcliffe is having with partner Sharna Burgess on Dancing With The Stars ...The new IndyCar season doesnt start until March 12, but theres plenty to digest between now and then. Hes a breakdown of what we know so far:Newgarden to Penske: Barely a week into his Penske career, the 25-year-old has already tested for his new team at Road America and Gateway International Raceway, and hes settling in nicely. Some folks worry that having the IndyCar Series brightest young star join the sports most successful team is another case of the rich getting richer. But it took the highly rated Pagenaud a full year to become comfortable and take full advantage of the resources at his disposal, rewarding the patience of Roger Penske and team manager Tim Cindric.I talked to him [Newgarden], and he was pretty happy with the car over at St. Louis, Penske told All in all its going pretty good.Penske rarely selects youth over experience, but with five full-time seasons already under his belt, Newgarden arrives at Penske as a young-but-seasoned veteran.I dont know if were trending younger, but hes a good guy and its great to have him on our team, Penske said. Overall its going to be a real strong team again next year.Ganassi to Honda: Roger Penske is a shareholder in Ilmor Engineering and the man who single-handedly brought Chevrolet back into Indy car racing. Chevrolet provides equal equipment to all of its teams, but even with all of Chip Ganassi Racings success (including 11 championships under CART or IndyCar sanction since 1996), any team is automatically going to be No. 2 in the Chevy pecking order behind Penske.CGR started the current chassis/and engine formula as a Honda team in 2012, winning a title with Scott Dixon in 2013, but switched to Chevrolet in 2014. Dixon stole another championship in 2015, but Chevrolets 2016 season was thoroughly dominated by Penske, with Penske taking 10 wins to Ganassis two.Even so, its somewhat shocking that Ganassi would switch back to Honda, given how poorly the Honda aero kit has fared over the last two years. But thats precisely the reason Honda needs Ganassi so badly, and with aero kit development frozen for 2017 until standardized body parts are rolled out a year later, Honda has the budget to recruit the top-line team and drivers that it badly needs.The feeling exists that Andretti Autosport and the other Honda teams have underperformed over the last couple of years; having Ganassi back in the fold could validate that theory very quickly and should bring competitive balance between manufacturers back to the series.In a behind-the scenes switch, former Ganassi engineer Eric Bretzman has joined the Andretti team in a technical director role.With Honda picking up Ganassis four cars, an existing team will probably switch to Chevrolet, with the Foyt team the most likely. Team boss Larry Foyt all but verified the move, putting Honda favorite Takuma Satos future with the team in jeopardy.None of us are happy, Larry Foyt told A.J.s not happy, Im not happy, the crews arent happy, the drivers arent happy and certainly [sponsor] ABC Supply is not happy. We know we can do a lot better than this.There will be some changes coming and no doubt well be headed a different direction next year.Kanaan, Rossi return: Once the Honda news broke, Kanaan, a favorite of fans and sponsor NTT Data, was quickly confirmed to return to Ganassis No. 10 car. He was immediately whisked off to St. Louis at short notice for Ganassis first Honda test at Gateway, nearly having to cancel a long-planned appearance with the Boys and Girls Club of Wayne County (Indiana) until Dixon stepped in to help charter a private plane for his teammate.Kanaan, the most experienced driver in the field, will be 42 when he embarks on his 20th season in Indy cars. Hes always a factor at Indianapolis, where the Honda aero package was particularly strong in 2016, making him an early favorite for next years 500.Meanwhile, with no competitive seats open in Formula One, last years surprise Indy winner Rossi has opted to return to IndyCars. Hell continue to drive the No. 98 Honda for Bryan Herta Autosport in association with Andretti Autosport. Drivers for the fourth cars run by Ganassi and Andretti have not yet been determined.Bourdais back to Coyne: Sebastien Bourdais ran with Dale Coyne Racing on a part-time basis when he returned to IndyCars in 2011 after a few years away racing F1 and sports cars. After three years with KV Racing, which produced four wins, Bourdais returns to a Coyne team that continues to get more competitive every year. Justin Wilson, Mike Conway and Carlos Huerta all won races for DCR, and four-time Champ Car series champion Bourdais could put together the teams most serious championship challenge since Wilson finished sixth in the 2013 IndyCar Series standings.Joining Bourdais will be Craig Hampson, his race engineer during his successful run at Newman-Haas Racing from 2003-07, along with Olivier Boisson, his more recent engineer at KV.Back in 2011, Dale was the one who gave me the opportunity to come back to IndyCar, and Im looking forward to a very exciting second stint with his team, stated Bourdais. Buy Cheap Nike Blazer . But now that hes in the NHL, the Calgary Flames centre showed big improvement in that department by scoring the winner in the eighth round of a 5-4 shootout victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday. Cheap Nike Blazer Online . 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ATLANTA -- Four Georgia-based jet pilots who buzzed Charlottes professional football stadium are restricted from flight duty while the incident is reviewed, U.S. Air Force officials said.The Carolina Panthers were practicing on Monday when the A-10 Warthog attack jets swooped low, alarming some inside and outside the stadium.Its unclear whether the pilots of the A-10C Thunderbolt IIs, based at Moody Air Force Base in south Georgia, find themselves in a danger zone because of their actions.As professional airmen we take aviation safety very seriously, Air Force Col. Thomas Kunkel said in a statement to The Associated Press.The team was most certainly caught off-guard, as players wondered what was happening, Carolina Panthers Coach Ron Rivera said. But it was pretty awesome to see, he added.Workers in nearby office buildings criticized the flyby on social media, assuming the pilots were mavericks.However, it turns out the pilots had requested permission for a flyover from the tower.Specifically, the Federal Aviation Administration is looking into reports that the pilots made a low-altitude pass over Bank of America Stadium after air traffic controllers approved the pilots request to fly over the National Football League venue, the FAA said in a statement Thursday.The statements released by the Air Force and FAA include no indications that the pattern was full or that a negative to the pilots request was in order. But that doesnt mean no rules were broken in this particular engagement.As we look into the circumstancees of this incident we are working with the FAA to ensure both civil and military aviation instructions were complied with, Kunkel said. Nike Blazer Sale Online. Some Air Force pilots do flyovers at NFL games, but the Charlotte team had no knowledge of any practice flyovers, Panthers spokesman Steven Drummond said.While much of the social media reaction saw the flyover as a circus-stunt, the team didnt appear to label the pilots as jesters.I like the fact that they waved at us as they went over, Rivera said.The pilots from the Georgia base were conducting routine navigation training from Charlotte to Moody and were not participating in the Air Forces partnership with the NFL to provide flyovers, Kunkels statement said.The planes had taken off from Charlotte Douglas International Airport moments before flying over the stadium, Air Force officials said. They are part of the 74th Fighter Squadron at Moody Air Force Base, which is near Valdosta, Georgia.The aircraft are used to support troops on the ground, and are sometimes known by their nickname Warthogs, according to descriptions from Moody.Their maneuverability and capability for short takeoffs and landings help them operate near front lines in battle. The planes can carry a variety of bombs, missiles, rockets and guns to defeat a wide variety of targets on the ground, including tanks, officials said.---Reed reported from Charlotte, North Carolina. Wholesale China Jerseys Wholesale JerseysWholesale Authentic Jerseys Nike NFL Jerseys China Wholesale Nike Basketball Jerseys Hockey Jerseys China Supply Baseball Jerseys Football Jerseys Sale Authentic College JerseysMLB Jerseys China Stitched Soccer Jerseys Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap Nike Jerseys ' ' '