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Driver Jerry Grant Was One Of A Racing Kind
Wednesday, 15 Aug, 2012 – 9:21 | One Comment
Driver Jerry Grant Was One Of A Racing Kind

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
When word came that Jerry Grant was dead, the first thing I thought about was a moment in downtown Detroit during one of the Grand Prix weekends of the ’80s.
Grant, …

Time To Ground The Pigs, Launch New Adynations
Wednesday, 8 Aug, 2012 – 9:18 | 2 Comments
Time To Ground The Pigs, Launch New Adynations

A favorite old adynation is just not cutting it any more. Saying “when pigs fly” to describe something that is extremely unlikely to occur has become tired, worn out. So totally yesterday, if you will.
Updating …

Dixon Rules Mid-Ohio
Sunday, 5 Aug, 2012 – 16:05 | Comments Off on Dixon Rules Mid-Ohio
Dixon Rules Mid-Ohio

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Scott Dixon won the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sunday afternoon.
It was the Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver’s fourth win in the past six years at the road course and was his 29th victory in the …

Flat Spot On: Sweaty Mid-Ohio Slippery When Wet
Saturday, 4 Aug, 2012 – 20:45 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Sweaty Mid-Ohio Slippery When Wet
Flat Spot On: Sweaty Mid-Ohio Slippery When Wet

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
STREAM CORNERS, Ohio – Top ten tweets from the combined ALMS and IndyCar weekend at Mid-Ohio:
1. The fifth straight victory by the Muscle Milk Pickett Racing over Dyson Racing in the …

Power Wins Pole At Mid-Ohio
Saturday, 4 Aug, 2012 – 13:37 | Comments Off on Power Wins Pole At Mid-Ohio
Power Wins Pole At Mid-Ohio

Will Power recorded the quickest lap time of 1:05.6662 – only three-tenths of a second off the Indy car circuit record set by Dario Franchitti in 1999 and matched by Gil de Ferran in 2000 …

Injury To Interrupt Charlie Kimball’s Season Of Growth
Friday, 3 Aug, 2012 – 16:05 | Comments Off on Injury To Interrupt Charlie Kimball’s Season Of Growth
Injury To Interrupt Charlie Kimball’s Season Of Growth

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
A broken bone in his right hand will prevent IZOD IndyCar Series regular Charlie Kimball from participating in this weekend’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Kimball, driver of …

New-Look Course Will Greet INDY In Baltimore
Monday, 30 Jul, 2012 – 17:53 | Comments Off on New-Look Course Will Greet INDY In Baltimore
New-Look Course Will Greet INDY In Baltimore

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Three key alterations to the 2-mile, 12-turn temporary street circuit that will host the IZOD IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Baltimore over Labor Day Weekend will be incorporated into its …

Has The Time Come For The NHRA To Get SAFER?
Tuesday, 24 Jul, 2012 – 9:30 | One Comment
Has The Time Come For The NHRA To Get SAFER?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Some final thoughts about a final relatively quiet weekend of racing before the fan blades become soiled by things like chases to Chases, countdowns to Countdowns and other playoff-like runs …

Castroneves Climbs To Victory In Edmonton
Sunday, 22 Jul, 2012 – 17:52 | Comments Off on Castroneves Climbs To Victory In Edmonton
Castroneves Climbs To Victory In Edmonton

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Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves held off Takuma Sato by .8367 of a second to win the caution-free IZOD IndyCar Series’ Edmonton Indy on the 13-turn, 2.224-mile temporary airport circuit on Sunday afternoon.
Will Power, who started …

Penalties Reshuffle Starting Order In Edmonton
Saturday, 21 Jul, 2012 – 17:59 | Comments Off on Penalties Reshuffle Starting Order In Edmonton
Penalties Reshuffle Starting Order In Edmonton

Ryan Hunter-Reay’s celebration of his first IZOD IndyCar Series pole of the season was muted Saturday in Edmonton, Alberta, when INDYCAR officials served him with a 10 grid-spot penalty for an unapproved engine change.
Hunter-Reay, winner …