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Power Wins Another Pole
Saturday, 28 Apr, 2012 – 17:04 | Comments Off on Power Wins Another Pole
Power Wins Another Pole

Will Power gave Team Penske its fourth consecutive pole of the season Saturday when he was fastest in qualifying for the Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle in Brazil.
Power set an event qualifying …

INDYCAR Slams Panther Boss
Saturday, 28 Apr, 2012 – 9:25 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Slams Panther Boss
INDYCAR Slams Panther Boss

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INDYCAR has fined and placed Panther Racing CEO and managing partner John Barnes on probation through Dec. 31 for posting a comment using improper or disparaging language in reference to INDYCAR on his Twitter account. …

INDYCAR Rules Against GM
Friday, 27 Apr, 2012 – 6:55 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Rules Against GM
INDYCAR Rules Against GM

INDYCAR’s decision to permit a modification to the turbocharger on Honda-powered V-6 engines in the IZOD IndyCar Series was upheld by a three-member committee Thursday night, denying a protest filed by General Motors.
Honda-powered teams will …

Thoughts On Asphalt, Streaks And Turbos
Thursday, 26 Apr, 2012 – 10:43 | One Comment
Thoughts On Asphalt, Streaks And Turbos

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A couple of random useless thoughts and opinions on racing:
Can’t remember a time when asphalt was making a big buzz the way it has been this year. No kidding, pave …

Jourdain Returns To Indy After 16-Year Hiatus
Wednesday, 25 Apr, 2012 – 8:04 | Comments Off on Jourdain Returns To Indy After 16-Year Hiatus
Jourdain Returns To Indy After 16-Year Hiatus

When Michel Jourdain Jr. begins “scraping off the rust” at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway next month, he might need a sandblaster.
Sixteen years after competing in his first Indianapolis 500, Jourdain will attempt to qualify for …

INDYCAR To Hear GM Protest
Tuesday, 24 Apr, 2012 – 17:46 | Comments Off on INDYCAR To Hear GM Protest
INDYCAR To Hear GM Protest

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INDYCAR, sanctioning body for the IZOD IndyCar Series, has scheduled a hearing for a protest filed by General Motors (GM) regarding INDYCAR’s April 18 decision to approve use of a 0.74 A/R compressor cover for …

Power Wins First-Quarter Driver Of The Year Award
Tuesday, 24 Apr, 2012 – 8:37 | Comments Off on Power Wins First-Quarter Driver Of The Year Award
Power Wins First-Quarter Driver Of The Year Award

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The IndyCar Series’ Will Power was named winner of the Driver of the Year panel’s first-quarter award, it was announced Tuesday morning.
Power edged NHRA Funny Car driver Robert Hight by a single point to earn …

Loaded Indianapolis 500 Schedule Released
Tuesday, 24 Apr, 2012 – 7:28 | Comments Off on Loaded Indianapolis 500 Schedule Released
Loaded Indianapolis 500 Schedule Released

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The 96th Indianapolis 500 will offer 12 days of varied on-track action featuring the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights, and two special days of fan-friendly activities during the Month of May at Indianapolis …

Entry List For Indy 500 Loaded With Good Stories
Friday, 20 Apr, 2012 – 10:34 | One Comment
Entry List For Indy 500 Loaded With Good Stories

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Three former winners and seven rookies – including Indiana boy Bryan Clauson living his “surreal dream” – bracket the list of drivers named to 34 entries filed for the 2012 …

It Was A Good Weekend To Watch Electronically
Wednesday, 18 Apr, 2012 – 7:00 | Comments Off on It Was A Good Weekend To Watch Electronically
It Was A Good Weekend To Watch Electronically

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Some thoughts about a rather large weekend of racing and many hours in front of the flat screen (LCD, not that plasma crap):
– Robert Hight’s Funny Car season is shaping …