IndyCar: Century 21, Newgarden reunite for 2015 month of May

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Josef Newgarden swapped his usual No. 67 for 21 two years ago, as Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing welcomed Century 21 as a partner to the team for the month of May.

He’ll do so again in 2015, now under the CFH Racing banner and with Chevrolet power for this year’s events at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Newgarden will be in the No. 21 Century 21 Chevrolet for both the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis and 99th Indianapolis 500, the latter of which is the centerpiece of the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule.

“Century 21 has been a great partner of ours in the past and being able to expand that program in 2015 is part of the momentous news we were excited to release at the start of our season,” CFH team co-owner Sarah Fisher said in a release. “I am genuinely excited to bring them back to Indianapolis and beyond.”

Added Newgarden, “I am very honored to be piloting the Century 21 car in the Indianapolis 500 this year! It was fantastic to work with their team in 2013 and we are looking forward to being with them again, starting at the Grand Prix of Indianapolis this May. The 21 car will once again be a fan favorite and is certainly one of mine. We are ready to have a great finish for everyone at Century 21!”

CFH will have Newgarden and Ed Carpenter in two of its cars for the Indianapolis 500. A third car is highly likely and a fourth is possible, but doubtful.

With tree in tow, Robert Wickens is already in the Christmas spirit

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It may be a week before Thanksgiving, but IndyCar driver Robert Wickens is already obviously in a festive Christmas mood.

Wickens took to Twitter and Instagram Wednesday to post a video showing he just gave himself an early yuletide present: a Christmas tree:

“Got myself a tree! I figured it’s time to get into the Christmas spirit! It’s a very real tree and my arms are itchy to prove it!”

He even ended his tweet with a Christmas tree emoji.

And for good measure, Wickens — wearing a winter ski cap with his name on it — and some of the staff at his rehab facility broke into an impromptu version of “Oh, Christmas Tree!”

Check out what Wickens posted and enjoy a little early Christmas cheer sure to put a smile on your face: