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Philippe Passes Test; Rain Halts Day 2 At Indy
Wednesday, 6 May, 2009 – 20:29 | One Comment
Philippe Passes Test; Rain Halts Day 2 At Indy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Frenchman Nelson Philippe became the fifth rookie to pass the Indianapolis 500 Rookie Orientation Program Wednesday, as a persistent rain prevented veterans from logging their first practice laps of 2009 around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Meanwhile, Indy 500 rookie Alex Tagliani and Conquest Racing made the best of the soggy situation [...]

Rookies Kick Off 2009 Indy 500
Tuesday, 5 May, 2009 – 17:25 | Comments Off
Rookies Kick Off 2009 Indy 500

RacinToday.com
Four rookies passed the Indianapolis 500 Rookie Orientation Program Tuesday as preparations began at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 2009 Indianapolis 500. The track was open for six rookies to participate in ROP. Three veterans were allowed to complete “refresher” laps.
Mike Conway, Robert Doornbos, Raphael Matos and Alex Tagliani completed all four phases of [...]

Tracy Heads To Indy Looking For “Second” Victory
Tuesday, 5 May, 2009 – 16:25 | One Comment
Tracy Heads To Indy Looking For “Second” Victory

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Paul Tracy has returned to Indianapolis Motor Speedway with every intention of winning his second Indianapolis 500.
True enough, the Official Box Score from May 26, 2002, shows that Helio Castroneves won the 86th edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” under caution over runner-up Tracy. While the finish has been [...]

Rookies Have Played Major Roles at Indianapolis
Tuesday, 5 May, 2009 – 9:09 | 3 Comments
Rookies Have Played Major Roles at Indianapolis

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Four drivers will begin the grunt work Tuesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for one of open-wheel racing’s career-defining moments – selection as 2009 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year. 
Stanton Barrett, Mike Conway, Robert Doornbos and Raphael Matos all have competed in the first three events of the 2009 IndyCar Series [...]

Danica Patrick Rolls To Indy On “Time”
Sunday, 3 May, 2009 – 5:44 | One Comment
Danica Patrick Rolls To Indy On “Time”

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
IndyCar Series driver Danica Patrick continues to reap the benefits of her first victory, and her “sexy and sculpted” mainstream appeal, by checking in at No. 93 on the list of the “TIME 100: The World’s Most Influential People.” 
There were 208 nominees from various categories in the online poll. Patrick, [...]

Graham Rahal aboard the USS Ronald Regan
Wednesday, 29 Apr, 2009 – 20:26 | One Comment
Graham Rahal aboard the USS Ronald Regan

Graham’s recent trip to the USS Ronald Reagan Naval aircraft carrier for Operation Homefront, a non-profit organization which provides emergency assistance and morale to our troups, to the families they leave behind and to wounded warriors when they return home.

Scott Dixon Wins in Kansas
Sunday, 26 Apr, 2009 – 18:25 | Comments Off
Scott Dixon Wins in Kansas

Scott Dixon wins the RoadRunner Turbo Indy 300 at Kansas Speedway.

Dixon Returns To Form At Kansas
Sunday, 26 Apr, 2009 – 17:54 | Comments Off
Dixon Returns To Form At Kansas

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Yes, Scott Dixon said, finishes of 16th and 15th in the first two races of the 2009 IndyCar Series season were taking a bit of an emotional toll on him and his team.  He said he was noticing long faces and people on the team “were not as nice to [...]

Flag to Flag: Kansas IndyCar
Sunday, 26 Apr, 2009 – 14:03 | 22 Comments
Flag to Flag: Kansas IndyCar

Watching the Road Runner Turbo 300 at Kansas Speedway?
Nick Bromberg is.
Join him today as he chats “Flag to Flag” about the race.

Saavedra Wins Firestone Indy Lights at Kansas
Sunday, 26 Apr, 2009 – 12:08 | Comments Off
Saavedra Wins Firestone Indy Lights at Kansas

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Kansas City, Kan. – Sebastian Saavedra captured his first career checkered flag in the Firestone Indy Lights Series Sunday when he won the Kansas Lottery 100 at Kansas Speedway.
Wade Cunningham finished second and Mario Romancini was third.
Finishing fourth was Ana Beatriz. It was her third top-five finish of the season.
A [...]