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INDYCAR-sanctioned races at Portland (Ore.) International Raceway, and a doubleheader weekend at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif., have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Three NTT IndyCar Series events previously scheduled now will …

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IndyCar Jets Back Into Racing In ‘Cool Machines’
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Reigning Genesys 300 champion Josef Newgarden says racing an Indy car around Texas Motor Speedway is like watching jet planes in a gymnasium.
Wrap your COVID-19-weary brain …

Sat, 06/6/20 – 19:14 | Comments Off on IndyCar Jets Back Into Racing In ‘Cool Machines’
Kanaan’s Final Texas Race Will Be a Record-Ender
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Popular INDYCAR champion Tony Kanaan’s anticipated start in Saturday night’s Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway will put the brakes on an open-wheel racing streak worthy …

Fri, 06/5/20 – 17:48 | Comments Off on Kanaan’s Final Texas Race Will Be a Record-Ender
The Drags Are Back At The Plex
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Texas’ first fan-attended sporting event since the onset of the COVID-19 lockdown in March will be staged by the American Drag Racing League today and Saturday, when the season-opening Dragpalooza …

Fri, 06/5/20 – 7:55 | Comments Off on The Drags Are Back At The Plex
NHRA Moves Up Relaunch Date
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NHRA is accelerating the re-launch of its professional Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule from a previously announced August timetable to mid-July amid revised guidelines addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. 
NHRA officials announced Wednesday the Series and …

Thu, 06/4/20 – 7:26 | Comments Off on NHRA Moves Up Relaunch Date
The Wait Is Almost Over For IndyCar Teams, Fans
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – With an unwelcomed assist from the COVID-19 pandemic, INDYCAR’s traditionally lengthy offseason will have reached 258 consecutive days when the green flag drops on the 2020 …

Wed, 06/3/20 – 6:59 | Comments Off on The Wait Is Almost Over For IndyCar Teams, Fans
Compressed Schedule Equals Interesting Racing
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Five NASCAR Cup races in two weeks with only one qualifying session and no practice has resulted in four different winners and some of the best racing …

Mon, 06/1/20 – 8:50 | Comments Off on Compressed Schedule Equals Interesting Racing
Persistence Pays Off For Elliott At Charlotte
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – In a nine-day span, Chase Elliott rode an emotional roller coaster that could easily have traversed an entire season.
Twice in five days he was on the verge …

Fri, 05/29/20 – 9:06 | Comments Off on Persistence Pays Off For Elliott At Charlotte
Alonso Moves In On Triple Crown
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With his sweep of Saturday’s two virtual races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Fernando Alonso delivered a real-world message about this summer’s delayed running of the 104th Indianapolis 500.
Every lap Fernando completes around IMS brings the …

Wed, 05/27/20 – 7:00 | Comments Off on Alonso Moves In On Triple Crown
Texas IndyCar Race Moved To Big Stage
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FORT WORTH, Texas – NBC Sports apparently is channeling Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage.
Sanctioning body INDYCAR announced Monday the NTT IndyCar Series’ season-opening Genesys 300 night race at TMS on Saturday, June 6, will …

Tue, 05/26/20 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Texas IndyCar Race Moved To Big Stage
Trio Of Hamlin Crew Members Suspended
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – A 35-pound bar of non-secured tungsten that flew out of Denny Hamlin’s car during the pace laps of Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway has resulted …

Mon, 05/25/20 – 17:02 | Comments Off on Trio Of Hamlin Crew Members Suspended