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American Alexander Rossi used a very soft right foot to conserve fuel over the final laps and become a rookie winner of the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Rossi, a native of California, got the victory in his No. 98 Andretti Herta Autosport Honda. Afterward, he had to be towed to Victory Circle as his […]

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Power Finds Gift For The Owner Who Has Everything
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Team Penske ended a near 30-year, open-wheel dry spell at Watkins Glen International Sunday when Will Power paced a 1-2 finish in the sixth annual Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen.
Power passed teammate Ryan Briscoe for the lead with 17 laps remaining in the IZOD IndyCar Series race en route to his third victory […]

Mon, 07/5/10 – 9:18 | One Comment
Ingram: Roll The Dice, Move The Vegas Date
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From The Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Daytona Beach, Fla. – One of the hot topics during the July weekend in Daytona was the realignment of the Sprint Cup schedule for 2011. Given that politics is the art of the possible – and that so many things in NASCAR are political – […]

Mon, 07/5/10 – 9:02 | 8 Comments
Cup Notes: A Rough Night On A Rough Track
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The aging, bumpy racing surface at Daytona International Speedway went out with a bang. And a boom. And smoke and fire.
Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 was a crashfest. Nine times the caution came out. Red flags came out.
The biggest wreck of the night occurred with 13 laps to go and involved […]

Sun, 07/4/10 – 9:15 | 4 Comments
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Jason Meyers beat Donny Schatz and Joey Saldana at  North Central Speedway in Brainerd, MN. to score his World of Outlaws series-leading seventh A-Feature win of the year on Saturday night.
Meyers used a strong double file restart on the low side of the track with four laps remaining to edge Schatz, after the pair had […]

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Harvick Survives To Become Hero Of The Zero
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Things didn’t work out quite the way Kevin Harvick thought they would at the end of the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night.
They worked out better. Much better and as a result, he got his second victory of the year and left Daytona with a bigger Sprint […]

Sat, 07/3/10 – 23:50 | 4 Comments
Penske Sweeps At The Glen
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Will Power won the pole for Sunday’s Camping World Grand Prix IndyCar Series race at Watkins Glen International on Saturday.
Power’s pole-securing lap at the 3.37-mile road course in New York was at 135.832 mph.
Starting second will be Helio Castroneves, Power’s teammate at Team Penske.
Ryan Briscoe gave Penske the third spot on the starting grid.
Dario Franchitti, […]

Sat, 07/3/10 – 16:48 | 2 Comments
Pruett/Rojas Win At DIS
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Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas of the TELMEX Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Grand-Am Series team celebrated the 100th race for the Daytona Prototype class by winning Saturday’s Brumos Porsche 250 at Daytona International Speedway.
Pruett took the lead with one hour remaining and led all but one of the remaining laps in the No. […]

Sat, 07/3/10 – 16:33 | Comments Off on Pruett/Rojas Win At DIS
Sturbin: Thinking Of Richie Evans
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No NASCAR Sprint Cup driver competing at Daytona International Speedway tonight is going to upstage the events surrounding Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s emotional Nationwide Series victory in a No. 3 car honoring his daddy.
Junior brought down the house, and plenty of tears, Friday night when he drove a yellow-and-blue No. 3 Wrangler Chevrolet – the livery […]

Sat, 07/3/10 – 16:20 | One Comment
Race Day: Blades And More Power At DIS
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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In tonight’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, the Sprint Cup cars will be fitted with vertical blade spoilers at the 2.5-mile oval for the first time since the introduction of the Car of Tomorrow.
The cars will also be fitted with restrictor plates with larger air holes.
This weekend, drivers […]

Sat, 07/3/10 – 12:25 | Comments Off on Race Day: Blades And More Power At DIS
FIA’s Todt Gets DIS Tour
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – On a hot Friday at Daytona International Speedway, FIA President Jean Todt toured the NASCAR garage in the company of John Darby, the Sprint Cup director, Robin Pemberton, vice president of competition for NASCAR and Nick Craw, the American representative to the FIA.
Todt, who became the […]

Sat, 07/3/10 – 9:56 | 3 Comments