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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 [...]

Power Wins Second Straight Race
Monday, 29 Mar, 2010 – 11:37 | 2 Comments
Power Wins Second Straight Race

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Driving for a juggernaut apparently has transformed Will Power into one.
Power claimed his second IZOD IndyCar Series victory in as many starts this season on Monday in the rain-delayed sixth annual Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Power, the record-setting pole-sitter, held off Justin Wilson by 0.8244-of-a-second around the 1.8-mile, [...]

Rain Postpones Cup, IRL and NHRA
Sunday, 28 Mar, 2010 – 16:59 | Comments Off
Rain Postpones Cup, IRL and NHRA

Rain has washed out Sunday’s events in three of the top auto-racing series of North America. All are in the Eastern time zone and all have been rescheduled for Monday.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia has been reschedule for noon. The race will be carried live [...]

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

RacinToday.com
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 [...]