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Power Tops IndyCar Qualifying
Saturday, 27 Mar, 2010 – 15:14 | Comments Off
Power Tops IndyCar Qualifying

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Will Power of Team Penske continued his out-of-the-box domination of the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series Saturday afternoon, winning the pole for today’s sixth annual Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg in record-setting fashion.
Power, winner of the season-opener two weeks ago on another temporary circuit in Sao Paulo, Brazil, toured the [...]

Power Supplies Speed in St. Pete
Saturday, 27 Mar, 2010 – 6:40 | Comments Off
Power Supplies Speed in St. Pete

IZOD IndyCar Series points-leader Will Power, who won the 2010 season-opener two weeks ago in Sao Paulo, Brazil, topped the lap time chart on another temporary street circuit Friday following opening practices for the sixth annual Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
Power, driver of the No. 12 Verizon Dallara/Honda, toured the 1.8-mile, 14-turn layout in [...]

Rahal Resumes Career In St. Pete
Friday, 26 Mar, 2010 – 7:30 | 4 Comments
Rahal Resumes Career In St. Pete

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Thanks to an unlikely alliance between popular IndyCar owner/driver Sarah Fisher and one of the series’ aspiring American stars, “IGTBG.”
That’s the message on Graham Rahal’s personalized Ohio license plate, vanity-speak for “It’s Good To Be Graham.” Actually, 1986 Indianapolis 500 champion Bobby Rahal put that tag on his son at [...]

New Owner Has Matos Smiling
Wednesday, 24 Mar, 2010 – 16:07 | One Comment
New Owner Has Matos Smiling

Driving heros? Raphael Matos says he really didn’t have any when he was growing up in Brazil. Aryton Senna, of course, but that was later. After Matos saw how Senna’s death gripped the people of his country.
But heros? Not really.
What Matos did have during his formative years as a driver was small list of Brazilians [...]

Harris: Talk About Speedy Recovery
Tuesday, 16 Mar, 2010 – 6:47 | Comments Off
Harris: Talk About Speedy Recovery

Last August, Will Power lay in a hospital bed wondering what would become of his racing career.
Power broke two vertebrae in his lower back and sustained a concussion in a crash during a practice session for the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma a few days earlier.
It was a tremendous setback for the Australian, and not [...]

Will Power Captures IndyCar Season-Opener
Sunday, 14 Mar, 2010 – 13:56 | 4 Comments
Will Power Captures IndyCar Season-Opener

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Will Power of Team Penske won the IndyCar Series season-opening race Sunday, beating Ryan Hunter-Reay of Andretti Autosport to the finish line by 1.8 seconds in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The victory was the second of Power’s IndyCar career. He won from the pole in Edmonton last year.
The win came in Power’s first race back from a [...]

Brazilian Drivers Out To Become National Heroes
Sunday, 14 Mar, 2010 – 7:28 | One Comment
Brazilian Drivers Out To Become National Heroes

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Remember Andre Ribiero? Tens of millions of Brazilians do and quite vividly. Ribiero became a national hero a decade and a half ago when he won the CART race in Rio de Janeiro.
This weekend, a handful of other Brazilian drivers will be seeking to become heroes in front of their [...]

IndyCar Qualifying Postponed
Saturday, 13 Mar, 2010 – 14:37 | One Comment
IndyCar Qualifying Postponed

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Qualifying for the Sao Paulo 300 IndyCar Series race in Sao Paulo, Brazil, has been postponed.
Originally scheduled for Saturday afternoon, it has been moved to Sunday morning at 8:30.
The reason for the postponement was that the track was slippery in spots. Several drivers crashed in the slippery areas during practice on Saturday.
The series and promoters [...]

Woody: IRL Forgotten But Not Gone
Saturday, 13 Mar, 2010 – 7:55 | 14 Comments
Woody: IRL Forgotten But Not Gone

Have you heard something about the Indy Racing League kicking off its season Sunday?
Me neither.
I thought maybe it had changed its name and entered the FBI’s witness protection program.
I snooped around, did some digging, paid an informant, and discovered that the IRL is scheduled to run the Sao Paulo Indy 300.
You’ve gotta give the IRL [...]

Moraes To Drive For KV Racing
Thursday, 11 Mar, 2010 – 16:03 | Comments Off
Moraes To Drive For KV Racing

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KV Racing Technology announced Thursday that Mario Moraes will drive for the team during the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series season. He will drive the #32 Banco Panamericano – KV Racing Technology Honda/Dallara/Firestone car at this weekend’s season opening Saõ Paulo Indy 300 in Brazil.
“We are very pleased to have Mario back in the seat [...]