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About MP Racing 

OUR STORY: MP RACING'S HISTORY

MP Racing, LLC was originally founded in January of 2003 in Indianapolis, Indiana by former open wheel race car driver Mark Plourde and his father RJ. With the help of the Plourde racing family and their deep racing history that spans over two decades. The MP Racing team was born and slowly was built into a top championship contender. The team made its first on-track appearance and official debut at the Champ Car World Series Spring Training held in Sebring, Florida on February 4, 2003 as a one car effort with Mark Plourde himself behind the wheel of the #20 Visteon sponsored MP Racing Ford-Cosworth/Lola/Bridgestone machine. MP Racing was under the direction of Mark's father RJ until 2006 when Mark took leadership of the team.
 
MP Racing's inaugural season (2003) saw the team go through some growing pains as they employed four different team managers and alot of different team personnel that year in search of the right combination. However, by the end of that first season the final results were solid. The team started all 18 races earning twelve top-10 finishes including six top-five showings and three podium finishes. Mark Plourde finished 6th in the championship point standings that season. The team has participated in the Champ Car World Series every season since 2003. In 2017 MP Racing will partner with long time race team Dale Coyne Racing to field a car for four time champion Sebastien Bourdais in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Since 2014 MP Racing has been a regular participant each year at the Indianapolis 500 running up to three entries per year. 
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(Above Photo) Mark Plourde's father RJ Plourde working on one of the MP Racing team's Champ Car DP01 cars (2013)

TEAM OWNERSHIP

R.J. Plourde - Team founder

Mark Plourde

 

 
TEAM MANAGEMENT

Douglas Murray - General Manager
Russell Cameron- Team Manager
Mike Hull - Technical Director

Michael Cannon - Assistant Tech Director

Jeremy Dale - Race Shop Manager

 

ADMINISTRATIVE & SHOP BASED PERSONNEL

Kurt Stover - Finance Director

Eddie Scifers - Team Coordinator

Steven Collins - CNC Machinist

Kyle Sanders - Paint and Graphics Manager

Dave Price - Parts Manager

Brendan Ellis - Commercial Director

Simon Fitzpatrick - Public Relations Manager

Sandra Martinez - Public Relations Associate
Linda Hewitt - Public Relations Associate

Kathy Plourde - Human Resources

Sandy Plourde - Human Resources
Mary Lavine - Human Resources 

Chad Wilson - C.G.I Web site design

Russ McKinnie - Race Shop Operations

Matthew Embry - Race Shop Operations

Roger Plourde - Race Shop Operations

William Shore - Legal

Anthony F. Thompson – Legal

OUR TEAM PARTNERS / AFFILIATIONS

Chip Ganassi Racing - IndyCar

Dale Coyne Racing - IndyCar

JR Motorsports - Nascar Xfinity Series

ThorSport Racing - Nascar Gander Outdoors Truck Series

Lexus Racing / AIM Vasser Sullivan - IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship

 

2020 SEASON DRIVERS

#9    Scott Dixon (Full season)

#10  Felix Rosenqvist (Full season)

#18  Santino Ferrucci (Full season)

#55  Alex Palou (Full Season)

#60  Jack Harvey (Full Season)

#29  James Hinchcliffe (Part time Season)

Nascar Xfinity Series - #7 Justin Allgaier

Nascar Xfinity Series - #9 Noah Gragson

Nascar Gander Outdoors Truck Series - #13 Johnny Sauter

Nascar Gander Outdoors Truck Series - #88 Matt Crafton

Nascar Gander Outdoors Truck Series - #51 Kyle Busch

Lexus RC F GT3 #12 - IMSA

Lexus RC F GT3 #14 - IMSA

 

MP RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS

NEXT RACE:
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NTT INDYCAR SERIES 
//2020 INDYCAR SEASON HAS ENDED 
//MPR WINS 2020 NTT INDYCAR CHAMPIONSHIP!
 
DESERT DIAMOND CASINO WEST VALLEY 200
Phoenix Raceway 11/7/20
LUCAS OIL 150
Phoenix Raceway 11/6/20
2020 IMSA WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP 
MOBIL 1 TWELVE HOURS OF SEBRING | NOV 11TH - 14TH, 2020
SEBRING INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY
Track: Sebring International Raceway
Race Duration: 12 Hours, 0 Minutes
Circuit Length: 3.74 Miles

INDY 500 ONLY ENTRIES

JAMES DAVISON

PREVIOUS RACE
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2020 NTT INDYCAR ENTRIES 

SCOTT DIXON   P3

ALEX PALOU   P13

JAMES HINCHCLIFFE - P14

FELIX ROSENQVIST  P18

JACK HARVEY   P19

SANTINO FERRUCCI   P23 

RACE RESULTS

//FIRESTONE GP OF ST. PETE RACE    

01Josef Newgarden
02. Pato O'Ward
03. Scott Dixon
04. Sebastien Bourdais
05. Ryan Hunter Reay
POINT STANDINGS   
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//2020 DRIVER'S CHAMPIONSHIP
01. Scott Dixon*
02. Josef Newgarden
03Colton Herta
04. Pato O'Ward

*- 2020 Champion

 

OUR FEATURED SPONSORS
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MP RACING'S PARTNERS & AFFILIATIONS 
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JOHNNY SAUTER 

MATT CRAFTON 

KYLE BUSCH

JUSTIN ALLGAIER

NOAH GRAGSON

 

#12 LEXUS RC F GT3

#14 LEXUS RC F GT3


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