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Harris: Silence Greets Thrilling IndyCar Finale
Tuesday, 13 Oct, 2009 – 6:16 | 5 Comments
Harris: Silence Greets Thrilling IndyCar Finale

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The Sunday morning newspapers told the story – or rather, they didn’t.
Checking my hometown  newspaper and surveying many of the papers that appear on the internet, it was quickly apparent …

Sturbin: Franchitti’s Career Comes Full Circle
Monday, 12 Oct, 2009 – 9:00 | Comments Off on Sturbin: Franchitti’s Career Comes Full Circle
Sturbin: Franchitti’s Career Comes Full Circle

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Forged over dinner-and-a-napkin, the story of Dario Franchitti’s second IndyCar Series championship is basically about a driver content with his career decision-making. Moreover, it’s the story of a man quite …

Franchitti Wins It All In IndyCar Finale At Homestead
Sunday, 11 Oct, 2009 – 7:50 | Comments Off on Franchitti Wins It All In IndyCar Finale At Homestead
Franchitti Wins It All In IndyCar Finale At Homestead

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Who would have guessed that Saturday’s season-ending IndyCar Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway would have gone caution-free? Not many but Dario Franchitti sure was glad that it did as he used a fuel-mileage strategy to …

Hull And Cindric Will Be Sweating The Details At Homestead
Saturday, 10 Oct, 2009 – 17:18 | Comments Off on Hull And Cindric Will Be Sweating The Details At Homestead
Hull And Cindric Will Be Sweating The Details At Homestead

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Attention to detail that is borderline-anal has the brain trusts of Target Chip Ganassi Racing and Team Penske again matching wits today for the 2009 IndyCar Series championship.
“Quite frankly, at …

Franchitti On The Pole At Homestead
Friday, 9 Oct, 2009 – 18:01 | Comments Off on Franchitti On The Pole At Homestead
Franchitti On The Pole At Homestead

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The three drivers contending for the IndyCar Series championship won’t have to work their way through traffic in Sunday’s season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway as they qualified first, second and third on Friday.
Dario Franchitti earned …

IndyCar Notes: Dixon Says Three Would Be Charming
Friday, 9 Oct, 2009 – 9:48 | One Comment
IndyCar Notes: Dixon Says Three Would Be Charming

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Show me a race car driver who says he is not just a little bit selfish, and I’ll show you a race car driver who is (1) a liar and …

Harris: IndyCar Finale Shaping Up As A Very Civil War
Wednesday, 7 Oct, 2009 – 18:16 | Comments Off on Harris: IndyCar Finale Shaping Up As A Very Civil War
Harris: IndyCar Finale Shaping Up As A Very Civil War

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
One thing about the three-man championship battle in the IndyCar Series:  It’s extremely civil.
No bad-mouthing. No psych-outs. As gentlemanly as a duel, only contested wheel-to-wheel at 200 mph.
Scott Dixon, the …

Morning Memo: Danica Ready To Bring It?
Wednesday, 7 Oct, 2009 – 9:00 | 4 Comments
Morning Memo: Danica Ready To Bring It?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Let’s see what’s in the old Morning Memo today:
Back during the days when the only thing I used glasses for was drinking domestic beer, I absolutely loved Formula One. Loved …

IndyCar Notes: Franchitti Not Pumped Up About Tire Test
Thursday, 1 Oct, 2009 – 19:07 | Comments Off on IndyCar Notes: Franchitti Not Pumped Up About Tire Test
IndyCar Notes: Franchitti Not Pumped Up About Tire Test

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Championship contender Dario Franchitti found himself in the awkward – and certainly risky – position of tire-testing around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval Tuesday and Wednesday with the season-ender …

Vitor Meira Is Back In The Saddle After Horrific Crash
Wednesday, 30 Sep, 2009 – 21:19 | Comments Off on Vitor Meira Is Back In The Saddle After Horrific Crash
Vitor Meira Is Back In The Saddle After Horrific Crash

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Monitored by open-wheel icon A.J. Foyt Jr., Vitor Meira hot-lapped around Indianapolis Motor Speedway Wednesday for the first time since his horrific crash during the Indianapolis 500 in May.
Foyt’s verdict? …