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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Will Power, whose IndyCar Series season started slowly, is rolling pretty rapidly now. The Team Penske driver won for the second straight victory Sunday when he got the win at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
The victory was No. 27 in Power’s career and it came in front of a […]

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Indy Notes: Captain Crunched
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Indianapolis – It was supposed to be another Team Penske show in Sunday’s Indianapolis 500.
Roger Penske’s team has won a record 15 of the Indy classics and it appeared he had three solid shots at making it 16 this year before uncharacteristic mistakes shot down the effort.
Helio Castroneves started from […]

Sun, 05/30/10 – 18:46 | Comments Off on Indy Notes: Captain Crunched
Great Scot: Franchitti Wins Second Indy 500
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Indianapolis – On a track where speed is king, to get to the end of the 94th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, all Dario Franchitti could do was slow down.
The normally speedy Scot, his fuel tank closing in on empty, was being exorted by his Target Chip Ganassi Racing team to […]

Sun, 05/30/10 – 15:21 | 2 Comments
Race Day: The Concord Marathon
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From time to time – usually right about this time of the year – the subject of establishing an official Triple Crown or Grand Slam for Sprint Cup comes up. Some say making certain races a bit more important than others would add to the sport’s interest level.
And after they say that, the next thing […]

Sun, 05/30/10 – 8:29 | Comments Off on Race Day: The Concord Marathon
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Donny Schatz put that a early season of bad luck behind him on Saturday night to score his second win of the season in the Circle K NOS Energy Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Charlotte on SPEED over Joey Saldana in the race which had been postponed by rain on Friday night.
Schatz had […]

Sun, 05/30/10 – 7:00 | Comments Off on Schatz Wins In Charlotte
Time Machine: The Tale Of Two Andrettis
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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When Italian-born identical twins Mario and Aldo Andretti first took up their racing ambitions, they alternated behind the wheel of Hudson Hornets built in their adopted hometown of Nazareth, Pa. In an incredible tale of two brothers, from these humble beginnings Mario went on to rock star status due to his […]

Sun, 05/30/10 – 6:49 | Comments Off on Time Machine: The Tale Of Two Andrettis
Busch Survives Late Crashfest To Win Nationwide Race
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Kyle Busch overcame pit-road trouble and late restarts to win Saturday’s Tech-Net Auto Service 300 Nationwide Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
The victory was the fifth in 12 starts for Busch in 2010. It was the 33rd of his Nationwide career and it was his sixth at CMS.
It came despite the fact that he was […]

Sat, 05/29/10 – 16:07 | Comments Off on Busch Survives Late Crashfest To Win Nationwide Race
Danica’s In Need Of Something Positive
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Indianapolis – Other than her win at Twin Ring Motegi in Japan two years ago, the place where Danica Patrick has been most comfortable throughout her IndyCar career is the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
As a rookie in 2005, she qualified fourth for the Indy 500 after a small bobble cost her […]

Sat, 05/29/10 – 15:06 | One Comment
Big Weekend For The ‘500 Club’ Members
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Indianapolis – The Indianapolis Motor Speedway garage area was packed with people on a sun-soaked Friday afternoon, with the biggest crowds  massed in front of two sets of garages.
At one end of Row 2, dozens of fans strained to get a glimpse of a familiar face in the Team Penske […]

Sat, 05/29/10 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Big Weekend For The ‘500 Club’ Members
Indy Notes: Castroneves Off To Great Start
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Indianapolis – If you believe in omens, Helio Castroneves is a shoo-in to win a fourth Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.
A year ago, Castroneves won the pole, the pit stop contest and the race. On Friday, he added the 2010 pit stop championship to his pole victory last Saturday. All that’s […]

Fri, 05/28/10 – 19:24 | Comments Off on Indy Notes: Castroneves Off To Great Start
Harris: Indy In Need Of Personality
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Indianapolis – It was like old times – good old times – Thursday night in Indy.
Standing at the front of the downtown Marriott ballroom, telling stories and giving each other a hard time, were, among others,  Danny “Hollywood’’ Sullivan, “Rocket’’ Rick Mears, Tom “The Gasman’’ Sneva, Johnny “Lone Star JR’’ […]

Fri, 05/28/10 – 16:05 | 2 Comments