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Teams, Drivers Turn Back The Pages At Darlington
Friday, 4 Sep, 2015 – 18:51 | No Comment
Teams, Drivers Turn Back The Pages At Darlington

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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DARLINGTON, S.C. – With the Southern 500 returning to its traditional Labor Day weekend date at Darlington Raceway and the track promoting a “throwback” theme, of the 28 teams using throwback paint schemes on their cars, perhaps Richard Petty Motorsports has taken the biggest step back in time.
Aric Almirola […]

Dixon Rakes It In At IndyCar Awards Banquet
Thursday, 3 Sep, 2015 – 13:27 | No Comment
Dixon Rakes It In At IndyCar Awards Banquet

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Scott Dixon added a $1-million bonus check to his post-season SWAG haul during the Verizon IndyCar Series Championship Celebration at the Nob Hill Masonic Center in downtown San Francisco.
Dixon, of Target Chip Ganassi Racing, won the 2015 crown in a tiebreaker with Juan Pablo Montoya of Team Penske after a […]

Dixon Wins Sonoma And 2015 IndyCar Series Title
Sunday, 30 Aug, 2015 – 18:31 | No Comment
Dixon Wins Sonoma And 2015 IndyCar Series Title

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Scott Dixon entered Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series season-finale needing to drive like crazy and also have lots of things fall his way if he wanted to win the 2015 championship.
Done-and-done.
Dixon, who started the race third in points _ 47 behind leader Juan Montoya Montoya and ninth on the 25-car grid _ won Sunday’s GoPro Grand […]

Penske’s Power On Pole For IndyCar Season Finale
Sunday, 30 Aug, 2015 – 7:40 | No Comment
Penske’s Power On Pole For IndyCar Season Finale

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power reset his year-old track record during Saturday’s Firestone Fast Six to earn the Verizon P1 Award and pace four of six championship contenders starting on the first three rows for the title-deciding GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.
Power, driver of the No. 1 Verizon […]

Karam Seeing Psychologist In Wake Of Wilson Death
Friday, 28 Aug, 2015 – 17:55 | No Comment
Karam Seeing Psychologist In Wake Of Wilson Death

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Sage Karam, the IndyCar Series driver whose car lost the debris that struck and killed fellow driver Justin Wilson last week at Pocono Raceway, told reporters on Friday that he has been seeing a psychologist because of the incident.
“I’ve been working with a psychologist this week,” Karam, who drives for […]

IndyCar’s Justin Wilson Dies From Head Injuries
Monday, 24 Aug, 2015 – 20:19 | No Comment
IndyCar’s Justin Wilson Dies From Head Injuries

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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INDYCAR CEO Mark Miles announced Monday evening that IndyCar Series driver Justin Wilson has died from injuries suffered during Sunday’s race at Pocono Raceway.
The announcement was made during a press conference held in the media center at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The incident occurred when a piece of bodywork from the car […]

Hunter-Reay Wins Pocono; Wilson In Bad Wreck
Sunday, 23 Aug, 2015 – 18:27 | No Comment
Hunter-Reay Wins Pocono; Wilson In Bad Wreck

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Ryan Hunter-Reay won Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Pocono Speedway, Juan Pablo Montoya stretched his points lead well into the fairly comfortably zone and Honda engines continued to show good power.
But after the race, very few people in the paddocks were in a celebratory mood because of uncertainty about the […]

MWR Done After Season; Drivers On The Market
Wednesday, 19 Aug, 2015 – 18:02 | Comments Off on MWR Done After Season; Drivers On The Market
MWR Done After Season; Drivers On The Market

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Michael Waltrip Racing will cease full-time competition in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2016, immediately making drivers Clint Bowyer and David Ragan full-fledged free-agents.
Rob Kauffman, co-owner of MWR, and Bowyer announced Wednesday the parties mutually have agreed to separate at season’s end. Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 […]

Kenseth Dominates In Winning At Michigan
Sunday, 16 Aug, 2015 – 16:47 | Comments Off on Kenseth Dominates In Winning At Michigan
Kenseth Dominates In Winning At Michigan

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Matt Kenseth won for the second time in two weeks Sunday when he topped the Sprint Cup Series field at Michigan International Speedway.
The victory was the third of the season for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver and his third at the 2-mile MIS oval. The win was the fifth in […]

Kenseth Leads Gibbs Parade In Qualifying At MIS
Friday, 14 Aug, 2015 – 17:32 | Comments Off on Kenseth Leads Gibbs Parade In Qualifying At MIS
Kenseth Leads Gibbs Parade In Qualifying At MIS

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Joe Gibbs Racing swept positions one through three during Friday afternoon’s qualifying session for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Claiming P1 was Matt Kenseth.
He was followed by teammates Denny Hamlin and Carl Edwards. A fourth JGR driver, Kyle Busch, qualified sixth fastest.
Asked if he foresaw a sweep by JGR Toyotas, Kenseth said, […]