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IRL Notes: Power In, Duno In Trouble
Sunday, 25 Jul, 2010 – 14:10 | Comments Off
IRL Notes: Power In, Duno In Trouble

Points-leader Will Power led a Team Penske front-row sweep during qualifications Saturday for the Honda Indy Edmonton, as IZOD IndyCar Series officials took the virtually unprecedented step of placing Milka Duno on probation for being a moving chicane.
Power, the defending event champion, earned his sixth pole of the season via a lap of 1:00.7126/116.991 mph [...]

IndyCar Notes: Power Still Charging
Saturday, 24 Jul, 2010 – 8:10 | 2 Comments
IndyCar Notes: Power Still Charging

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
With his victory in the Honda Indy Toronto last Sunday, Will Power continued a methodical march toward what looms as his first IZOD IndyCar Series driver’s championship.
Power, of Team Penske, finished 1.2-seconds ahead of reigning series champion Dario Franchitti of Target Chip Ganassi Racing on the 1.75-mile Streets of Toronto [...]

IRL On Its Way To Racing Domestic Cars
Friday, 23 Jul, 2010 – 8:21 | One Comment
IRL On Its Way To Racing Domestic Cars

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Indianapolis – Dallara Automobili’s selection as manufacturer of the IndyCar Safety Cell beginning in 2012 has the potential of transforming Main Street in Speedway, Ind., into motorsports’ version of Little Italy.
Overshadowed amid the hoopla accompanying Dallara’s selection last week as primary chassis supplier for the IZOD IndyCar Series was the [...]

Power Continues On As King Of The Roads
Monday, 19 Jul, 2010 – 8:23 | Comments Off
Power Continues On As King Of The Roads

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Will Power claimed his fourth IZOD IndyCar Series win of 2010, taking the Honda Indy Toronto, after overtaking polesitter Justin Wilson on a late-race restart.
Wilson looked to be on his way to victory with 20 laps left in the 85-lap event on theExhibition Place street circuit. But Will Power overtook Wilson on Lap 72 of [...]

Wilson On Pole in Toronto
Saturday, 17 Jul, 2010 – 15:02 | One Comment
Wilson On Pole in Toronto

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Justin Wilson earned his first IZOD IndyCar Series pole and set a series track record in the process.
The pole came Saturday afternoon in Toronto for Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto.
The lap came in 1 minute, 0.2710 seconds (104.827 mph) in the Firestone Fast Six on the 1.75-mile, 11-turn street circuit at Exhibition Place.
It was the second [...]

Harris: New Shape, New Momentum For PT
Saturday, 17 Jul, 2010 – 7:10 | One Comment
Harris: New Shape, New Momentum For PT

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Having fought the battle of the (stomach) bulge most of my life, I sympathize with any athlete who reaches middle age and suddenly finds out how the rest of us feel about staying in shape.
Paul Tracy is 41 years old now, approaching middle age and definitely considered elderly in his [...]

DeltaWing Designers Take Issue
Thursday, 15 Jul, 2010 – 21:28 | Comments Off
DeltaWing Designers Take Issue

The generally positive buzz created Wednesday by the IZOD IndyCar Series’ announcement of its Future Car Strategy has drawn its first public negative response from DeltaWing Racing Cars.
Indianapolis-based DeltaWing was one of four manufacturers passed over when the Indy Racing League’s ICONIC Advisory Committee voted to partner with long-time supplier Dallara Automobili on a platform [...]

IRL Introduces Cars With Changeable Clothes
Thursday, 15 Jul, 2010 – 7:43 | 3 Comments
IRL Introduces Cars With Changeable Clothes

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Indianapolis – Borrowing from the auto industry’s “global platform” concept – and the fashion industry’s “project runway” concept – the IZOD IndyCar Series will compete in 2012 and beyond with a basic rolling chassis covered with changeable bodywork.
The IndyCar Safety Cell to be manufactured by longtime series partner Dallara Automobili [...]

IndyCar’s Bernard Talks Racing
Tuesday, 13 Jul, 2010 – 15:48 | 2 Comments
IndyCar’s Bernard Talks Racing

A couple weeks ago, IZOD IndyCar Series CEO Randy Bernard answered questions during an informal interview with a group of media people at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Following are excerpts from that interview:
Q: What do you think about Danica Patrick racing in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series?
Bernard:  “I think it’s great. It’s exposing her tremendously and I think [...]

Woody: Time For Danica To Get In Or Get Out
Wednesday, 7 Jul, 2010 – 7:30 | 7 Comments
Woody: Time For Danica To Get In Or Get Out

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
I don’t presume to know what Danica Patrick’s racing future holds, but one thing is certain: the present isn’t working out very well.
Patrick is struggling with her full-time duties in the IndyCar Series – her latest effort being a dismal 20th-place finish in a 25-car field Sunday at Watkins Glen – [...]