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Helio Is Back To Being Helio – On Track and On Camera
Friday, 29 May, 2009 – 7:19 | Comments Off
Helio Is Back To Being Helio – On Track and On Camera

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fort Worth, Texas – Any list of elite athletes with reputations in need of rehabilitation typically runs from A to Z. That’s A-Rod to Carlos Zambrano…with John Daly, Michael Phelps and Michael Vick prat-falling in-between.
Similarly, Helio Castroneves faced the end of the innocence over the last six months, when federal [...]

Indy Speedway Board Says Tony George Still In Charge
Wednesday, 27 May, 2009 – 14:05 | Comments Off
Indy Speedway Board Says Tony George Still In Charge

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Several media outlets reported today that Tony George had been ousted as head of Indinapolis Motor Speedway. The reports stated that the IMS board had made the move at a meeting on Tuesday night.
However, Mari Hulman George, chairman of that board, denied the reports today and said Tony George remains CEO of IMS.
A statement released [...]

Foyt Hires Paul Tracy To Sub For Meira
Tuesday, 26 May, 2009 – 15:40 | Comments Off
Foyt Hires Paul Tracy To Sub For Meira

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Two outspoken stars of open-wheel racing have joined forces for the ABC Supply/AJ Foyt 225 at Milwaukee this weekend.
A.J. Foyt has hired veteran driver Paul Tracy to replace injured Vitor Meira to drive the No. 14 ABC Supply Indy car.  It is Tracy’s first time driving for Foyt and at this point, it is a [...]

Spiderman 3: Castroneves Climbs Way to Another Indy 500 Win
Monday, 25 May, 2009 – 13:35 | Comments Off
Spiderman 3: Castroneves Climbs Way to Another Indy 500 Win

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Indianapolis – Helio Castroneves’ “best Month of May ever” ended in the only place it logically could Sunday afternoon, Victory Lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
His freedom and racing career wallowing in legal limbo as recently as last month, Castroneves captured his third Indianapolis 500 victory – and record 15th for Team [...]

Danica Is At Her Best When At Indianapolis
Monday, 25 May, 2009 – 13:30 | Comments Off
Danica Is At Her Best When At Indianapolis

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Indianapolis – Her fourth-place finish as a rookie in the 2005 Indianapolis 500 officially launched Danicamania, and the cynical debate over whether Danica Patrick is more sizzle than steak.
It was with a sense of professional accomplishment then, that Patrick’s third-place finish in Sunday’s 93rd Indianapolis 500 was viewed as just [...]

Sturbin: Top 5 Indy Memories
Sunday, 24 May, 2009 – 11:20 | One Comment
Sturbin:  Top 5 Indy Memories

By John Sturbin |Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Indianapolis – The first book I checked out of the public library in my hometown was a history of the Indianapolis 500.
And one of these days, I’m going to bring it back.
Actually, I’m sure that book was returned to the Jervis Public Library in Rome, N.Y., shortly after I devoured every [...]

Indianapolis 500 Shapes Up As A Penske Vs. Ganassi Affair
Sunday, 24 May, 2009 – 11:00 | Comments Off
Indianapolis 500 Shapes Up As A Penske Vs. Ganassi Affair

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Indianapolis – From team owners to team gophers, the employees of Team Penske and Target Chip Ganassi Racing wake up every morning intent on beating the corporate snot out of their IndyCar Series rivals.
Race day takes it to another level.  Penske mainstays Helio Castroneves and Ryan Briscoe know at some [...]

Race Morning At 2009 Indy500
Sunday, 24 May, 2009 – 10:59 | Comments Off
Race Morning At 2009 Indy500

RacinToday.com brings you into the garages and gasoline alley on the morning of the 2009 Indianapolis 500 mile race.

Flag to Flag: Indy 500
Sunday, 24 May, 2009 – 8:00 | 55 Comments
Flag to Flag: Indy 500

Watching the Indy 500 today?
Nick Bromberg is!
Join him here as he live blogs the race Flag to Flag.

Tracy Going For First/Second Victory At Indy
Saturday, 23 May, 2009 – 20:45 | Comments Off
Tracy Going For First/Second Victory At Indy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Indianapolis – Paul Tracy has been promised a trip to West Allis, Wis., next weekend, and another open-wheel race start, if he can win Sunday’s Indianapolis 500.
Which begs this carrot question…if PT does win the 93rd edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” will he hold up one finger or [...]