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Decision nearing on road race at Indianapolis

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IndyCar officials could decide as soon as next week whether to add a road race in Indianapolis to the 2014 schedule.

Series officials hope to release the full schedule before the Oct. 19 season finale at Fontana, Calif., but adding a second May race in Indy still needs to be approved by the Hulman & Co. board of directors.

Company CEO Mark Miles said Monday he expects a decision before the end of September.

Miles also said a commission has been appointed to evaluate possible track upgrades at the historic 2.5-mile Brickyard. In about a month, Miles said, the commission will be asked to consider two or three proposals. Miles would not provide specifics about the proposals, though the addition of lights has been widely discussed.

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