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IRL, Champ Car entities sign merger deal

Updated: February 22, 2008, 4:47 PM ET
By John Oreovicz | ESPN.com

The Indy Racing League and the Champ Car series have signed a deal to unify the two American open-wheel series.

IRL spokesman John Griffin said Champ Car co-owners Kevin Kalkhoven and Gerald Forsythe signed the agreement with IRL founder Tony George on Friday.

The deal that reunifies open-wheel is finally at hand after the deeply damaging 12-year split between the IRL and Champ Car came in the form of a press release from Andretti Green Racing. The three-time IndyCar Series champion ...

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