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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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A return to Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis for a night race after a 13-year absence, and a multiyear agreement with historic Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International, highlight the “16-plus-one” Verizon IndyCar Series schedule for 2017.
Stressing continuity, the calendar released Thursday in St. Louis includes a return of all venues […]

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Edwards, Keselowski Stand Their Ground
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Indianapolis – Those hoping that five days of reflection would cause Brad Keselowski and Carl Edwards to reinterpret what happened between them on the final lap of last Saturday night’s Nationwide Series race were wasting their hopes.
Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the two drivers stood fast with their did-not/did too […]

Fri, 07/23/10 – 15:19 | Comments Off on Edwards, Keselowski Stand Their Ground
IRL On Its Way To Racing Domestic Cars
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Indianapolis – Dallara Automobili’s selection as manufacturer of the IndyCar Safety Cell beginning in 2012 has the potential of transforming Main Street in Speedway, Ind., into motorsports’ version of Little Italy.
Overshadowed amid the hoopla accompanying Dallara’s selection last week as primary chassis supplier for the IZOD IndyCar Series was the […]

Fri, 07/23/10 – 8:21 | One Comment
Woody: Readers Have Right To Write
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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As my old sports editor used to chuckle, when the letter starts, “Dear Dope,” you figure it’s not going to be complimentary. They’re not writing to tell you how much they admire your wit and appreciate your wisdom.
While serving a 40-year sentence as a newspaperman, I’ve been called every name […]

Thu, 07/22/10 – 6:18 | 5 Comments
Minter: The Search For ‘The Line” Continues
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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The search for “the line,” as in the one Carl Edwards has crossed or hasn’t crossed in his wrecking of Brad Keselowski, continues even after NASCAR imposed penalties on both drivers Wednesday afternoon.
The penalties were minor by NASCAR standards – probation for both drivers, a 60-point docking for Edwards along […]

Thu, 07/22/10 – 6:14 | Comments Off on Minter: The Search For ‘The Line” Continues
Edwards, Keselowski Penalized
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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NASCAR has ruled on the ugly incident which occurred during Saturday night’s Nationwide Series race.
The series has penalized the No. 60 team and the No. 22 driver for rule violations committed during last Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Gateway International Raceway.
The penalties come as a result of violating Section […]

Wed, 07/21/10 – 14:56 | One Comment
Porsche Hybrid Coming to U.S.
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The Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid will make its North American debut in the Petit Le Mans , the final round of the American Le Mans Series. Featuring KERS technology with electric energy captured by front braking and stored by a flywheel system, the GT3 R Hybrid will be an exhibition entry at the Oct. […]

Wed, 07/21/10 – 14:46 | Comments Off on Porsche Hybrid Coming to U.S.
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Donny Schatz won the overall title in the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup before a very large crowd at the Lernerville Speedway’s historic high-banked four-tenths-mile. Schatz won the Silver Cup in 2006 and 2007, making him just the third driver to win the Silver Cup three times.
Lance Dewease and Joey Saldana split the Twin 30s […]

Wed, 07/21/10 – 9:03 | Comments Off on Schatz Claims Lernerville’s Cup
Today’s Racin’ News: Labonte, TRG Reunite
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Racing news of the day for Wednesday, July 21:
TRG Motorsports and Bobby Labonte have agreed to campaign in four additional races sponsored by TaxSlayer.com.
After parting ways following the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway in June, Labonte and TRG Motorsports have agreed to campaign at the upcoming races at Pocono (August 1), Michigan (August 15), […]

Wed, 07/21/10 – 8:50 | Comments Off on Today’s Racin’ News: Labonte, TRG Reunite
Pedley: All You Can Eat Buffets Have Tighter Rules
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The message NASCAR sent to drivers earlier this year about their on-track conduct came accompanied by the phrase of “Have at it”. And a cool phrase it is.
It’s folksy, as befitting a sport with rural roots. It’s easy to remember. Gosh knows that it rolls off the tongue with such […]

Wed, 07/21/10 – 7:40 | 5 Comments
Carl Not Automatically The Bad Guy
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By Nick Bromberg | Staff Writer
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In the immediate aftermath of the third round of Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski’s ongoing feud at Gateway Saturday night I wasn’t surprised to see media members and fans alike instantly taking sides. The vast majority of those reactions sided with Keselowski.
It it was a presidential election, it would render […]

Wed, 07/21/10 – 7:23 | 32 Comments