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Sturbin: Coyne-Wilson Victory Is Feel-Good Story Of Summer
Tuesday, 7 Jul, 2009 – 12:07 | 2 Comments
Sturbin: Coyne-Wilson Victory Is Feel-Good Story Of Summer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Historic Watkins Glen International proved the perfect backdrop Sunday for the belated breakthrough IndyCar Series victory of team-owner Dale Coyne, a farm boy with a passion for racing.
Coyne, whose involvement as a major-league open-wheel driver/owner dates to 1984, saw a 25-year/558-race winless streak snapped with Justin Wilson’s victory in the [...]

Watkins Glen Highlights
Monday, 6 Jul, 2009 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Watkins Glen Highlights

Highlights from the IndyCar Series Camping World Grand Prix at Watkins Glen.

Wilson Wins At The Glen In His Coyne-Operated Indy Car
Sunday, 5 Jul, 2009 – 14:47 | Comments Off
Wilson Wins At The Glen In His Coyne-Operated Indy Car

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Justin Wilson gave team-owner Dale Coyne his first-ever victory in open-wheel racing when he won Sunday’s Camping World Grand Prix at the Glen IndyCar race.
Wilson got the victory by pulling away from the series’ big boys on a restart with six laps to go.
His victory at the 3.37-mile Watkins Glen International road course, was by [...]

Briscoe Puts Penske On Pole
Saturday, 4 Jul, 2009 – 17:18 | Comments Off
Briscoe Puts Penske On Pole

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Ryan Briscoe gave Team Penske its fifth consecutive pole at Watkins Glen International when he led qualifying Saturday for Sunday’s Camping World Grand Prix IndyCar Series race.
Briscoe’s lap at 136.935 set a track record. It was his second pole of the season.
“I love this place,” Briscoe said. “I came in after (qualifying session) 2 and [...]

Injured Meira And Foyt Set To Reunite At Watkins Glen
Friday, 3 Jul, 2009 – 21:36 | 2 Comments
Injured Meira And Foyt Set To Reunite At Watkins Glen

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
A.J. Foyt Racing is anticipating a pair of morale boosters this weekend, when the IndyCar Series visits Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International  for the Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen.
Substitute driver Ryan Hunter-Reay returns as defending champion, although the 28-year-old American won last year’s event while racing for Rahal Letterman [...]

Ingram: Racing Potentates Are Going, Going, Gone
Thursday, 2 Jul, 2009 – 13:21 | Comments Off
Ingram: Racing Potentates Are Going, Going, Gone

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
 
The first half of the current season has finally cast doom over the once-respected livelihood known as the motor racing dictator.
This week the last solo American racing potentate, Tony George, lost a key seat of power in a sign of the changed times. An internal family boardroom movement separated George [...]

Changes At Top At Indy
Tuesday, 30 Jun, 2009 – 16:35 | Comments Off
Changes At Top At Indy

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The Board of Directors of Hulman & Company and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced June 30 that a new management team comprised of veteran IMS executives W. Curtis Brighton and Jeffrey G. Belskus will head the Hulman-George companies effective July 1.
Brighton, currently executive vice president and chief legal counsel, will become president and CEO of [...]

SunTrust Indy Challenge Highlights
Sunday, 28 Jun, 2009 – 11:59 | Comments Off
SunTrust Indy Challenge Highlights

Highlights from Richmond International Raceway.

Records, Dull Racing Are Hot Topics At RIR
Sunday, 28 Jun, 2009 – 7:30 | Comments Off
Records, Dull Racing Are Hot Topics At RIR

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Scott Dixon’s next IndyCar Series victory will put him into an Indy Racing League of his own.
Dixon’s victory in the SunTrust Indy Challenge at Richmond International Raceway Saturday night was the 19th of his IndyCar career, tying the New Zealander with Sam Hornish Jr. for most in series history. In [...]

Richmond A Ganassi Kind of Town
Saturday, 27 Jun, 2009 – 21:30 | Comments Off
Richmond A Ganassi Kind of Town

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It was a Target Chip Ganassi Racing kind of night at Richmond International Raceway Saturday as drivers from that team placed first and second in the SunTrust Indy Challenge and had very little challenge from anybody else along the way.
Scott Dixon won the race and teammate Dario Franchatti was second.
Franchitti moved into the the IndyCar [...]