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Briscoe Noses Past Dixon To Win Chicagoland Thriller
Sunday, 30 Aug, 2009 – 7:42 | Comments Off
Briscoe Noses Past Dixon To Win Chicagoland Thriller

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
The finish of Saturday night’s Indycar Series race at Chicagoland Speedway required second and, perhaps, third viewings to determine just who had won.
With just two races now remaining, with the cars once again producing the best racing on ovals anywhere, it appears that the 2009 series championship may end up [...]

IndyCar Series Race at Chicagoland Highlights
Sunday, 30 Aug, 2009 – 6:00 | Comments Off
IndyCar Series Race at Chicagoland Highlights

Ryan Briscoe wins the PEAK Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.

Ganassi Has Assembled An IndyCar Series Dream Team
Saturday, 29 Aug, 2009 – 23:00 | 2 Comments
Ganassi Has Assembled An IndyCar Series Dream Team

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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For obvious reasons, race-team officials can be reticent to compare and contrast the drivers who have worked for them over the years. It’s a respect for feelings and friendships thing.
And being nothing if not respectful of the feelings and friendships he has developed during his 14 years as team managing [...]

Briscoe On Pole at Chicagoland
Friday, 28 Aug, 2009 – 16:20 | One Comment
Briscoe On Pole at Chicagoland

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It was a Team Penske kind of day Friday at Chicagoland Speedway as its drivers qualified first and second for Saturday’s Peak Antifreeze ad Motor Oil IndyCar 300.
Ryan Briscoe, the current series points-leader, won the pole with a four-lap average speed of 215.364 mph.
Helio Castroneves was second fastest at 215.202 mph.
Qualifying third was Dario Franchitti [...]

Franchitti Wins At Infineon
Sunday, 23 Aug, 2009 – 18:55 | 2 Comments
Franchitti Wins At Infineon

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Dario Franchitti led at the start and led at the finish and led every lap in between in Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Infineon Raceway.
His margin of victory was just a couple of feet over second-place Ryan Briscoe, but the closeness of that was attributable to the fact that a restart with four laps to [...]

Franchitti Takes Pole At Infineon
Saturday, 22 Aug, 2009 – 18:49 | Comments Off
Franchitti Takes Pole At Infineon

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Target Chip Ganassi Racing’s Dario Franchitti won the pole for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Infineon Speedway in Sonoma, Calif.
Franchitti won the pole on the final lap of Firestone Fast Six shootout with a time of 1.16.798.
Starting next to him Sunday will be Ryan Briscoe.
Action at the Infineon road course was suspended during practice earlier [...]

Dixon An Easy Winner At Mid-Ohio
Sunday, 9 Aug, 2009 – 14:50 | Comments Off
Dixon An Easy Winner At Mid-Ohio

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Scott Dixon capitalized on pit road troubles by Justin Wilson to win Sunday’s IndyCar race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
The victory was the 20th of his IndyCar career, giving him Target Chip Ganassi Racing the most ever in the series. He had been tied with Sam Hornish Jr. for most victories.
It was also his fourth [...]

Briscoe Sets Qualifying Mark At Mid-Ohio
Saturday, 8 Aug, 2009 – 13:00 | One Comment
Briscoe Sets Qualifying Mark At Mid-Ohio

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Ryan Briscoe won the pole for Sunday’s IndyCar race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with a lap-record time of 1:06.6814 seconds on Saturday.
The Team Penske driver won the race at Mid-Ohio a year ago.
Second fastest on Saturday was Justin Wilson of Dale Coyne Racing.
In the second row of the starting grid will be Scott [...]

Ingram: Push-Button Racing Comes To Pass
Monday, 3 Aug, 2009 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Ingram: Push-Button Racing Comes To Pass

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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In today’s edition of Monday Morning Crew Chief we find:
My grandmother’s 1957 Plymouth Belvedere had a push-button automatic transmission. Much like the old push-button radio dials or a juke box, to get in gear you selected the correct letter on the dash and punched in the raised button. It had [...]

Briscoe Wins Kentucky Speedway Derby
Saturday, 1 Aug, 2009 – 21:25 | One Comment
Briscoe Wins Kentucky Speedway Derby

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Nobody was apologizing for the quality of the racing after Saturday night’s IndyCar Series race at Kentucky Speedway. Not with the closeness and on-track intensity that went on in the Meijer 300.
Ryan Briscoe won the race but few knew that until the tapes of finish were replayed and showed that his victory was by a [...]