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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
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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 [...]

Franchitti Rolls To Pole
Friday, 26 Jun, 2009 – 17:55 | Comments Off
Franchitti Rolls To Pole

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Dario Franchitti on Friday won the pole for Saturday night’s IndyCar Series race at Richmond International Raceway.
Franchitti edged his Target Chip Ganassi teammate, Scott Dixon, to get the pole.
The second row in the starting field will be all Team Penske. Helio Castroneves qualified third fastest and Ryan Briscoe was fourth.
Graham Rahal will start fifth.
The pole [...]

Woody: The Fate Of IndyCar Rests In Pair of Very Petite Hands
Thursday, 25 Jun, 2009 – 7:47 | 10 Comments
Woody: The Fate Of IndyCar Rests In Pair of Very Petite Hands

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer

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As I watched the Indy Racing League’s 20-car field romp through the Iowa cornfields Sunday, I couldn’t help thinking:
How long could it last without Danica?
I’d give it about 10 minutes, in terms of general public interest.
OK, maybe it’s not quite that grim – yet – but it’s getting there.
Twenty cars? [...]

Tracy Picks Up Toronto Sponsor
Tuesday, 23 Jun, 2009 – 9:15 | Comments Off
Tracy Picks Up Toronto Sponsor

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Canadian Paul Tracy’s KV Racing Technology car will be sponsored by the Ontario Honda Dealers Association, and will support Wounded Warriors.ca., at the Honda Indy Toronto, July 12 on the streets of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Tracy, the 2003 Champ Car World Series champion, is one of the most successful and exciting drivers in the history of [...]

Dario wins at Iowa Speedway
Tuesday, 23 Jun, 2009 – 7:30 | Comments Off
Dario wins at Iowa Speedway

Dario Franchitti takes the checkered flag at the Iowa Corn Indy 250.

Franchitti Putting NASCAR In Rear-View Mirror
Sunday, 21 Jun, 2009 – 19:39 | Comments Off
Franchitti Putting NASCAR In Rear-View Mirror

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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With each IndyCar Series victory this season, the memories of Dario Franchitti’s Not-So-Great NASCAR Adventure continue to fade.
Franchitti scored his second IndyCar win of 2009, and second in as many starts at Iowa Speedway, Sunday afternoon with a workmanlike effort in the Iowa Corn Indy 250. Franchitti finished 5.0132 seconds [...]

Franchitti Wins At Iowa
Sunday, 21 Jun, 2009 – 14:24 | Comments Off
Franchitti Wins At Iowa

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Dario Franchitti became a two-time winner at Iowa Speedway Sunday when he won the Iowa Corn Indy 250.
The victory moved the Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver to second place in the IndyCar Series standings and to within three points of leader Ryan Briscoe.
Briscoe, of Team Penske, finished second, over 5 seconds behind.
Hideki Mutoh of Andretti [...]