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FORT WORTH, Texas – INDYCAR’s annual aero package conundrum for Texas Motor Speedway likely won’t be solved at the end of a two-day Firestone tire test on Thursday. But any open-wheel fan longing for a return to pack racing with “grandma” and assorted “wankers” needs to get up-to-speed.
“That’s not going to happen,” reigning Indianapolis 500 [...]

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Wilson Wins At The Glen In His Coyne-Operated Indy Car
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Justin Wilson gave team-owner Dale Coyne his first-ever victory in open-wheel racing when he won Sunday’s Camping World Grand Prix at the Glen IndyCar race.
Wilson got the victory by pulling away from the series’ big boys on a restart with six laps to go.
His victory at the 3.37-mile Watkins Glen International road course, was by [...]

Sun, 07/5/09 – 14:47 | Comments Off
Chaotic Finish Gives Stewart The Victory At Daytona
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – Restrictor plate racing at its hotly contested best – or worst – broke out again at the checkered flag at Daytona. By time the race ground to a halt, Kyle Busch’s car looked like it had been to the junkyard crusher after losing a duel [...]

Sun, 07/5/09 – 11:07 | One Comment
Woody: Pass The Butter, Earnhardt Is Toast
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NASCAR’s most popular driver appears destined to be a spectator in this fall’s championship playoffs.
If Dale Earnhardt Jr. was going to make the 12-man championship field, he needed to make a major move Saturday night at Daytona.
But he moved in the wrong direction, dropping from 19th to 21st in the standings [...]

Sun, 07/5/09 – 11:00 | 12 Comments
Lasoski Soars At Eagle Nationals
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Danny Lasoski and his Parsons Motorsports team have one goal when they pull into a race track and that is to win races. After a slow start to the 2009 World of Outlaws season they are not worried about points, but rather adding more victories.
The 2001 series champion added another Saturday night, as he dominated [...]

Sun, 07/5/09 – 9:00 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Coke Zero 400 Recap
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Tony Stewart bumped a blocking Kyle Busch, providing fireworks at the finish line on July 4th at Daytona International Speedway. It’s Stewart’s third mid-summer win in the last five years at the World Center of Racing. Hear the end of the race as well as comments from Stewart and race runner-up Jimmie Johnson.

Sat, 07/4/09 – 23:45 | Comments Off
Race Day: Heat Is The Hot Topic For Daytona Summer Race
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The forecast for green flag at tonight’s Coke Zero 400 is for temperatures in the low 80s. However, that goofy “feels like” thing indicates, well, it will feel like it is in the high 80s.
That stat is obviously the product of some weather geek somewhere who has way too much [...]

Sat, 07/4/09 – 17:20 | Comments Off
Briscoe Puts Penske On Pole
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Ryan Briscoe gave Team Penske its fifth consecutive pole at Watkins Glen International when he led qualifying Saturday for Sunday’s Camping World Grand Prix IndyCar Series race.
Briscoe’s lap at 136.935 set a track record. It was his second pole of the season.
“I love this place,” Briscoe said. “I came in after (qualifying session) 2 and [...]

Sat, 07/4/09 – 17:18 | Comments Off
Sun Trust And The Axe Win In Daytona
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent

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Daytona Beach, Fla. – Max Angelelli closed the door on a late-race charge by Alex Gurney to win the Grand-Am Rolex Series race at Daytona for the Sun Trust Racing team by 0.270 seconds.
Known as “Max the Axe,” the Italian driver held his advantage in the infield by shutting down [...]

Sat, 07/4/09 – 17:15 | Comments Off
Flag to Flag: Daytona
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Watching the Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow the action here as he blogs Flag to Flag from Daytona!

Sat, 07/4/09 – 17:00 | 51 Comments
Injured Meira And Foyt Set To Reunite At Watkins Glen
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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A.J. Foyt Racing is anticipating a pair of morale boosters this weekend, when the IndyCar Series visits Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International  for the Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen.
Substitute driver Ryan Hunter-Reay returns as defending champion, although the 28-year-old American won last year’s event while racing for Rahal Letterman [...]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 21:36 | 2 Comments