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AVONDALE, La. Wholesale Nationals Jerseys . - IndyCar racing officials expressed confidence on Monday that the NOLA Motorsports Park will be able to complete more $4.5 million in improvements needed to host the proposed Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana in suburban New Orleans next year. "IndyCar is on the rise and we are determined to be in great markets in this country and eventually throughout the world," IndyCar chief Mark Miles said in an announcement at the track on Monday. "We have no doubt this will be one of the great venues for Indy Car racing in very little time." Gov. Bobby Jindal, joined by officials from the track and Andretti Sports Marketing, said the race is expected to be locked into the IndyCar schedule for "at least three years, though the goal is to make this a permanent event." Ongoing negotiations include scheduling a weekend for the event, which would also affect the timeline for track improvements that Miles said are needed for "safety, fan enjoyment and quality of racing." Jindal will need state Legislative approval for $4.5 million, which will be combined with private money to make improvements, including pit area, straight away and perimeter fencing enhancements. Organizers estimated as many as 80,000 spectators attending over the three-day event, which is slated to include a "racing festival" including live music and other entertainment. "This is great news for Jefferson Parish and our entire state," Jindal said. "This three-day event would allow us to show off the excitement of an IndyCar race right here in Louisiana, as well as our states culture, entertainment and food. This event will be a great economic driver." The NOLA Motorsports Park, a private, $60 million facility about 14 miles southwest of downtown New Orleans, features a 2.75-mile road course that has already hosted AMA motorcycle racing and developmental levels of open-wheel auto racing including the Indy Lights, Pro Mazda and USF2000 series. The track is owned by Dr. Laney Chouest, whose family founded and operates Edison Chouest Offshore, reputedly one of the worlds leading builders and operators of sea vessels specially designed to service the offshore oil and gas industries. "We wouldnt be here without the vision of Dr. Laney Chouest," Jindal said. "Hes built this beautiful facility as a labour of love and today were seeing one of the benefits to the state." Chouest thanked Jindal for supporting a "public-private partnership that will leverage the significant private investment we made into this facility." Organizers were confident enough in the events success that they launched an Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana website, indynola.com, which referred to the event as, "Inevitable." "Im really pleased to see IndyCar preparing to bring a race to NOLA," said former racer Michael Andretti, CEO of Andretti Sports Marketing. "New Orleans is a great market to grow the sport and Im excited to have Andretti Sports Marketing involved with the operations and promotion of the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana." IndyCar, which includes the Indianapolis 500 as its marquee event, is the premier American-based open-wheel racing series. Currently, the series drivers include Helio Castroneves, Tony Kanaan and Scott Dixon, who are former Indy 500 winners, as well as Marco Andretti, the grandson of former racing great Mario Andretti, and Graham Rahal, son of 1986 Indy winner Bobby Rahal. AP Auto Racing Writer Jenna Fryer contributed to this report Howie Kendrick Jersey . The Mercedes duo of three-time Canadian Grand Prix champion Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg has won all six races to start the season, finishing one-two in the last five. Sean Doolittle Jersey . -- Brad Gushue of St. https://www.cheapnationals.com/1677r-james-bourque-jersey-nationals.html . PETERSBURG, Fla.VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks made Ryan Millers 300th NHL career win look easy.Miller reached the milestone as the Canucks downed the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Tuesday night.It means I have been playing a while, said Miller. It feels good. Its a collection of a lot of good teams, a lot of good players over the years. Ill take a little moment to reflect. Its been a lot of fun. Just winnings fun and Ive gotten to do it quite a bit with some good guys. So Ill try and enjoy this.The Canucks (6-3-0) posted their third win in four games, while the Hurricanes (0-6-2) remained winless after their first eight games of the season. Carolina also remained without a victory in seven games in Vancouver since October 1999.Our guys were skating and pressuring the first option, said Miller, who recorded 29 saves as the Canucks were outshot 30-29. I could sit back and make reads. It makes the game a lot easier.Brad Richardsons first two goals of the season led Vancouver, with his second going into an empty net in the final minute of play.It was nice to get the zero off the board there, said Richardson. You get to that 10-game mark, you dont want to be sitting there with zeros.Linden Vey and Jannik Hansen, with the winner, also scored for the Canucks, who led 1-0 and 3-0 after the first and second periods, respectively.Jiri Tlusty broke Millers shutout bid during a scramble at the 11:05 mark of the third.We just didnt play heavy and strong enough to be able to break pucks out and go the other way, said Carolina captain Eric Staal, who earned an assist after missing five games with an upper-body injury. We just werent good enough.Vancouver went 1 for 3 on the power play while the Canes were blanked on the same number of man-advantage opportunities as they spent a lot of time defending Canucks penalty-killers.Richardson opened the scoring only 1:32 into an otherwise uneventful first period as he broke down the right wing, cut towards the goal and lifted a quick wrist shot over Carolina goalie Cam Wards glove. Javy Guerra Jersey. The third-line centre stood out after coach Willie Desjardins told his unit, which included Zack Kassian and Shawn Matthias, to get more physical. But Richardson was not impressed with his clubs overall effort.It wasnt our best game, to be honest, said Richardson. It was a little bit sleepy a lot of the times, but we scored timely goals and we won the game, so thats the big thing.However, Richardson was impressed with Miller.He kept us in the game, said Richardson. They had some good chances. Its too bad we couldnt get him the shutout.Vey put the Canucks ahead 2-0 on a power play 50 seconds into the second period. Playing the point, he skated in and fired in Vrbatas pass from the side of the net. The goal came after Daniel Sedin, standing alone in the slot, missed Vrbatas pass but the puck continued to Vey.Hansen increased Vancouvers lead to 3-0 at 18:39 of the second on a mid-air deflection of Yanick Webers point shot. Webers assist resulted after he kept an errant puck right on the blue-line and then flung it towards the net, denying Carolinas Jeff Skinner of a clear breakaway.They had a chance, we kept it in and we ended up scoring, so that was probably the difference in the game, said Desjardins.The Canucks will host Montreal on Thursday while the Hurricanes return home to face Arizona on Saturday.Notes: Vancouvers Henrik Sedin and Radim Vrbata extended their point streaks to five games as they assisted on Veys goal. … Defencemen John-Michael Liles (illness) and Ryan Murphy (lower-body injury) returned to the Hurricanes lineup after missing their last game in Edmonton. But winger Nathan Gerbe (lower-body) missed his fourth contest. … Vancouver winger Tom Sestito was scratched for the ninth consecutive game to start the season. … The game was the first of two meetings between Vancouver and Carolina this season. They will face each other again Jan. 16 in Raleigh, N.C. ' ' '

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