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Pedley: IRL Takes Major Step Forward At Long Beach
Wednesday, 15 Apr, 2009 – 19:12 | Comments Off
Pedley: IRL Takes Major Step Forward At Long Beach

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Kansas City, Kan. – The weather was unseasonably cool when the day dawned on a recent IndyCar test at Kansas Speedway. Because of that – the series has a rule that cars can not run until the temperatures reach 55 degrees – the track was silent.
And because of that, you [...]

INDYCar.com Videos – Long Beach Grand Prix Preview
Wednesday, 15 Apr, 2009 – 18:35 | Comments Off
INDYCar.com Videos – Long Beach Grand Prix Preview

Briscoe, Power, Danica, Graham and others give their thoughts about racing on the streets of Long Beach.

Woody: Say It Ain’t So, Helio
Friday, 10 Apr, 2009 – 19:59 | One Comment
Woody: Say It Ain’t So, Helio

Could Helio Castroneves go from Dancing With the Stars to Dancing Behind the Bars?

The two-time Indy 500 champion knows how to cut a rug. But he also took some short cuts with his income taxes, according to a criminal complaint that is currently playing out in the courts.

Castroneves Case Goes To Jury
Friday, 10 Apr, 2009 – 17:00 | Comments Off

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IndyCar driver Helio Castroneves’ fate passed to the hands of a jury in Miami Friday.
Deliberations in the trial of the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner and past champion in the television “Dancing with the Stars” competition began after final arguments were made in the case.
Castroneves and two of his financial advisors were put on trial on [...]

Wheldon Ready To Roar With Panther
Friday, 10 Apr, 2009 – 8:36 | 2 Comments
Wheldon Ready To Roar With Panther

 
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Dan Wheldon is a loves-challenges kind of guy. Big challenges. Tough challenges. Some would say foolish challenges. Some may say that the one that he has taken on this year may fit into all those categories.
Not Wheldon, though. He says there are only good challenges and that his current one [...]

IndyCar Stars Head to Portugal
Thursday, 9 Apr, 2009 – 20:28 | Comments Off

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A pair of IndyCar Series regulars will spend this weekend waving the flags of their respective countries in the A1GP race in Portugal.
Marco Andretti will rejoin A1 Team USA for Round 6 of 8 Sunday at Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimao, Portugal, while Robert Doornbos will represent Team Netherlands.
This will be Andretti’s fifth start [...]

Panther, Scott Sharp Team Up For Indy
Thursday, 9 Apr, 2009 – 15:00 | Comments Off

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Panther Racing announced it has reached an agreement with veteran driver Scott Sharp and the Patrón Spirits Company to enter a car in the 93rd Running of the Indianapolis 500. Sharp last competed in the IndyCar Series in 2007 with Rahal-Letterman Racing, and is currently having a successful tenure in ALMS, where he is a [...]

Woody: Cowboy Hats To Have Their Day at Indy 500
Wednesday, 8 Apr, 2009 – 15:33 | 3 Comments
Woody: Cowboy Hats To Have Their Day at Indy 500

 
By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
There’s gotta be some mistake. I didn’t know they raced Pony-acks at Indy.
But I’ve re-read the story – real slow, moving my lips and everything – and that’s what it says: Richard Petty is going to race at Indianapolis.
Well, sorta.
Petty is going to field a car for John Andretti to [...]

Andretti Lures Petty To The 500
Tuesday, 7 Apr, 2009 – 14:54 | 2 Comments
Andretti Lures Petty To The 500

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
John Andretti is about as diverse as race-car drivers get. He’s driven everything from dragsters to Sprint Cup cars and all manner of vehicle betwixt. It turns out that he is also pretty good at being devious.
So good at being devious that he got the King of stock-car racing to [...]

2009 St Pete Race Highlights
Monday, 6 Apr, 2009 – 19:30 | Comments Off
2009 St Pete Race Highlights

Watch the Race highlights from the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg