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Scott Dixon Has His Eyes On The Roads
Saturday, 17 Apr, 2010 – 8:18 | Comments Off
Scott Dixon Has His Eyes On The Roads

You have to wonder: Did Scott Dixon pump his fist or shake his head when the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series Schedule came out?
Common sense would lead you to think he did the former, but a look at last year’s results might lead you to believe the latter.
During a telephone call last week, Dixon, as per [...]

Harris: Andrettis Search for Speed
Monday, 12 Apr, 2010 – 8:08 | One Comment
Harris: Andrettis Search for Speed

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
In the summer of 2005, longtime racing star Mario Andretti sat under a tent in the paddock during the CART weekend in Toronto and talked with great pride about grandson Marco.
“He’s got the passion,’’ Mario said, grinning widely. “He’s more like me than his dad, as far as how much [...]

Castroneves Finds A Sweet Home In Alabama
Sunday, 11 Apr, 2010 – 17:10 | Comments Off
Castroneves Finds A Sweet Home In Alabama

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Birmingham, Ala. – Will Power’s pursuit of three straight victories ended when a three-stop strategy backfired at Barber Motorsports Park, where Penske Racing teammate Helio Castroneves saved enough fuel to beat the faster cars of Power and Marco Andretti.
“We wanted to do something different,” said Castroneves, who started third behind [...]

Red-Hot Power On Barber Pole
Saturday, 10 Apr, 2010 – 12:55 | Comments Off
Red-Hot Power On Barber Pole

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Birmingham, Ala. – It was a crimson tide that took the front row for the first IndyCar race in Alabama.
Riding on the softer Firestones marked by a red sidewall, Will Power claimed the pole at the Barber Motorsports Park in pursuit of a third straight victory in as many tries [...]

Ingram: Record Drive Out of Focus
Friday, 9 Apr, 2010 – 17:52 | Comments Off
Ingram: Record Drive Out of Focus

At the Barber Motorsports Park this weekend, Will Power has a chance to become the first driver in IZOD IndyCar history to start the season with three straight victories since, well, since such records have been kept (by the Indy Racing League). After a remarkable comeback from two broken vertebrae last year, Power’s story is [...]

Vision, Panther To Partner for 500
Thursday, 8 Apr, 2010 – 11:35 | Comments Off
Vision, Panther To Partner for 500

RacinToday.com
Panther Racing announced Thursday that it has partnered with Vision Racing and will enter Ed Carpenter in the No. 20 Dallara Honda during next month’s 94th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.
The collaboration between the two IZOD IndyCar Series teams will pair Carpenter with full-time Panther driver Dan Wheldon, pilot of the No. 4 [...]

Sarah Fisher Takes Leap Forward
Wednesday, 7 Apr, 2010 – 7:25 | Comments Off
Sarah Fisher Takes Leap Forward

Scary? Ah, yes, you could say that sinking everything you own and then a whole lot more into something that is as high-risk/low-potential-for-success as an auto racing team is scary.
But Sarah Fisher believes in her rock. The rock which she found during a trip in Brown County, Indiana. The one which is inscribed with these [...]

Radical IRL Car Gets Test
Tuesday, 6 Apr, 2010 – 7:50 | One Comment
Radical IRL Car Gets Test

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
DeltaWing’s radical IZOD IndyCar Series chassis – a prototype that conjurs up comparisons to the iconic designs of stylist Harley Earl – is headed to the wind tunnel.
Indianapolis-based DeltaWing LLC, which introduced its proposed chassis for the 2012 IndyCar season at the Chicago Auto Show in February, is scheduled to [...]

Memo: Andretti Taking Stock?
Thursday, 1 Apr, 2010 – 8:06 | Comments Off
Memo: Andretti Taking Stock?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Let’s see what’s in the Morning Memo today:
The headlong, frontal assault of stock car racing by open wheelers seems to have ebbed this season. Danica Patrick aside, just a few bored stragglers have dipped their toes in NASCAR waters in recent months.
It could be [...]

Petty, Andrettis To Do Indianapolis 500
Wednesday, 31 Mar, 2010 – 12:41 | Comments Off
Petty, Andrettis To Do Indianapolis 500

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Two of the great families in American auto racing will team up to race in this year’s Indianapolis 500 it was announced Wednesday.
Andretti Autosport of the Indy Racing League, it was revealed, will work in a joint effort with racing legend Richard Petty and Window World, Inc., to field a [...]