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IndyCar teams differ on brake overheating issues

To the delight of everyone in the Verizon IndyCar Series, there were no show-stopping brake issues encountered Friday at St. Petersburg. But don't mistake the lack of calamity for peace and contentment throughout the paddock. Although IndyCar approved Honda's request on Thursday to increase brake cooling for the overheating Brembo calipers and new carbon fiber discs and pads from Performance Friction Corporation, high ambient temperatures at St. Pete ensured pit lane was busy as teams tried different cooling options to keep the brakes from boiling. Based on feedback, a perfect solution continues to elude a significant portion of the 21 cars in the field. Related Stories Related Stories...
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