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Pedley: Hollywood Has Had Star-Crossed Affair With Racing
Wednesday, 20 May, 2009 – 17:20 | Comments Off
Pedley: Hollywood Has Had Star-Crossed Affair With Racing

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Hanging from the walls in the third-floor break room of the media center at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a collection of the most marvelous old photographs. The are blown-up copies of black-and-white stills from the 1950s and ‘60s which feature celebrities from those eras mugging it up at the speedway.
There [...]

Tim Richmond To Be Saluted In Home State
Wednesday, 20 May, 2009 – 12:00 | 3 Comments
Tim Richmond To Be Saluted In Home State

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Tim Richmond’s colorful playboy lifestyle and off-track controversies tended to overshadow his immense talent on the track.
Some believe that Richmond, who died of AIDS on Aug. 13, 1989, was one of the most talented racers ever to compete in NASCAR. One of those believers is acclaimed team-owner Rick Hendrick, for [...]

Up to Speed: Indy 500 Drivers in NYC
Monday, 18 May, 2009 – 20:00 | Comments Off
Up to Speed: Indy 500 Drivers in NYC

Follow the starting grid of the 93rd Indianapolis 500 to New York.

Conquest Puts Tagliani In 500 Field
Monday, 18 May, 2009 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Conquest Puts Tagliani In 500 Field

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Alex Tagliani is in and Bruno Junqueira is out at Indianapolis.
That is the word from Conquest Racing Monday as it announced that it has made a driver change for Sunday’s Indianapolis 500.
On Sunday, Junqueira had qualified his Conquest car into the field on Bump Day. Tagliani, however, was bumped by [...]

Andretti, Hunter-Reay Sneak In At Indy
Sunday, 17 May, 2009 – 17:20 | Comments Off
Andretti, Hunter-Reay Sneak In At Indy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Bump Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is an either/or situation. It either brings out the best in a driver, or brings a driver to his/her knees.
“I’ve always looked at these guys on the bubble on Bump Day and absolutely felt for them,” John Andretti said Sunday afternoon at IMS, after [...]

The field is full for the 500
Saturday, 16 May, 2009 – 22:04 | Comments Off
The field is full for the 500

33 cars have qualified for the 2009 Indy 500, bump day comes up Sunday May 17th.

Tagliani: I Feel Privileged To Be At Indy
Saturday, 16 May, 2009 – 22:00 | Comments Off
Tagliani: I Feel Privileged To Be At Indy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Open-wheel reunification has been a back-burner topic this month at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but never far from the heart-and-mind of Alex Tagliani.
The native of Quebec launched his Champ Car career in 2000, in the midst of the schism between  the Indy Racing League and the Championship Auto Racing Teams.
“You can [...]

Servia Celebrates New Ride With Fast Laps
Thursday, 14 May, 2009 – 21:20 | Comments Off
Servia Celebrates New Ride With Fast Laps

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Driving with a sense of relief, Oriol Servia turned his first laps of the month around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Thursday as the second week of practice cranked up for the 93rd Indianapolis 500.
Servia, named to drive the No. 17 Rahal Letterman DAFCA Special Dallara/Honda on Wednesday, was fastest among [...]

Helio Castroneves Is Cooking Once Again
Wednesday, 13 May, 2009 – 14:40 | Comments Off
Helio Castroneves Is Cooking Once Again

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Dallas – When it comes to the manly art of cooking, Helio Castroneves has more in common with Chef Boyardee than Chef Stephan Pyles.
“The only thing I am good at making at a restaurant is reservations,” Castroneves said Monday afternoon, two days removed from qualifying on-pole for the 93rd Indianapolis [...]

Servia To Drive Rahal Letterman Car
Wednesday, 13 May, 2009 – 14:00 | Comments Off
Servia To Drive Rahal Letterman Car

RacinToday.com
Open-wheel veteran Oriol Servia was named to drive the entry fielded by Rahal Letterman Racing in the 2009 Indianapolis 500, team officials announced May 13.
Servia, from Spain, finished 11th in a KV Racing entry as an Indianapolis 500 rookie in 2008. He will drive the No. 17 Dallara/Honda/Firestone with sponsorship from DAFCA, a company dedicated [...]