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McMurry Set To Be Youngest Gun Ever At Le Mans
Friday, 13 Jun, 2014 – 8:52 | Comments Off on McMurry Set To Be Youngest Gun Ever At Le Mans
McMurry Set To Be Youngest Gun Ever At Le Mans

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Matt McMurry didn’t need to take even a small breath when asked if there have been any other people close to his age who have driven in the annual 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Not content to give a yes or no answer, 15-year-old McMurry […]

Garbage Time: Earnhardt Jr. Wins Pocono 400
Sunday, 8 Jun, 2014 – 18:20 | Comments Off on Garbage Time: Earnhardt Jr. Wins Pocono 400
Garbage Time: Earnhardt Jr. Wins Pocono 400

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the lead from over-heated Brad Keselowski with five laps to go and went on to win the Pocono 400 Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway.
The victory was the second of the season for Earnhardt, who also won the season-opening Daytona 500 in February.
Earnhardt got the Pocono victory after leader Keselowski moved […]

Power Solves New Downforce Rule; Wins TMS Pole
Friday, 6 Jun, 2014 – 18:26 | Comments Off on Power Solves New Downforce Rule; Wins TMS Pole
Power Solves New Downforce Rule; Wins TMS Pole

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Will Power qualified on-pole for the Firestone 600 Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway and almost immediately began channeling his inner Helio.
That would be Castroneves, Power’s Team Penske teammate and defending event champion of what is billed as “America’s Original Nighttime IndyCar Race.”
Power posted a cumulative […]

No ‘Magic Pill’ Yet For IndyCar At Texas Oval
Friday, 6 Jun, 2014 – 14:18 | Comments Off on No ‘Magic Pill’ Yet For IndyCar At Texas Oval
No ‘Magic Pill’ Yet For IndyCar At Texas Oval

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – An additional 300 pounds of downforce may not be the “magic pill” Verizon IndyCar Series teams are seeking in the never-ending aerodynamic conundrum surrounding open-wheel racing at Texas Motor Speedway.
Sanctioning body INDYCAR announced Thursday that teams competing in Saturday night’s Firestone 600 here will have the […]

Johnson Wins Dover For Second Straight Victory
Sunday, 1 Jun, 2014 – 16:15 | Comments Off on Johnson Wins Dover For Second Straight Victory
Johnson Wins Dover For Second Straight Victory

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Jimmie Johnson arrived in Charlotte, N.C. in mid-May for the Sprint All-Star Race and the Coca-Cola 600 with people asking him when he was going to win a race this year. Johnson left Dover, Del. on Sunday with people wondering when he would next lose a race.
Johnson dominated large portions […]

Power Holds Off Rahal In Race 1 At Belle Isle
Saturday, 31 May, 2014 – 18:09 | Comments Off on Power Holds Off Rahal In Race 1 At Belle Isle
Power Holds Off Rahal In Race 1 At Belle Isle

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Will Power barely held off Graham Rahal over the final laps at the Belle Isle road course on Saturday to get the victory in the first of two weekend Verizon IndyCar Series races in Detroit.
The series will race again at Belle Isle on Sunday.
Power took over the lead with 10 to go in the race […]

With 500 Win In Hand, Hunter-Reay Bags The Swag
Tuesday, 27 May, 2014 – 7:10 | Comments Off on With 500 Win In Hand, Hunter-Reay Bags The Swag
With 500 Win In Hand, Hunter-Reay Bags The Swag

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Disneyland is not on the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule this season. So at the end of what figures to be the busiest week of his racing life, Ryan Hunter-Reay has booked the next-best-thing.
“I just won the Indy 500 – and I’m going to Detroit!” Hunter-Reay declared after accepting […]

Busch Makes Most Of His Time On A ‘Grand Stage’
Monday, 26 May, 2014 – 8:22 | Comments Off on Busch Makes Most Of His Time On A ‘Grand Stage’
Busch Makes Most Of His Time On A ‘Grand Stage’

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C – A blown engine foiled Kurt Busch’s bid to complete 1,100 miles Sunday in the Indy-Charlotte double, but the NASCAR champion said what occurred in the Coca-Cola 600 wouldn’t dampen his stellar performance and sixth-place finish in his inaugural Indianapolis 500.
“Today is a memory I’ll have forever,” said […]

Race Day: Tony Kanaan Says, More Milk Please
Sunday, 25 May, 2014 – 7:15 | Comments Off on Race Day: Tony Kanaan Says, More Milk Please
Race Day: Tony Kanaan Says, More Milk Please

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – After you have swigged the milk and donned the laurel wreath and had your likeness engraved on the Borg-Warner Trophy, it’s difficult to not think about winning another Indianapolis 500. That is the delightful dilemma facing Tony Kanaan this morning during the final hours of his reign as […]

Montoya At Indianapolis For The First Time – Again
Friday, 23 May, 2014 – 10:51 | Comments Off on Montoya At Indianapolis For The First Time – Again
Montoya At Indianapolis For The First Time – Again

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – In Juan Pablo Montoya’s universe, Indianapolis 500 history dates all the way back to Monday.
The Indy 500 JPM won as a brash rookie in 2000? Might as well have been run on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s original 2.5-mile brick surface with a riding mechanic aboard. As in, ancient […]