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Team Penske announced Monday that it is adding Simon Pagenaud as a fourth driver to its IndyCar Series team.
The 30-year-old Pagenaud is a four-time race winner in the Series. He will join 2014 series champion Will Power, multiple Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves and Indy 500 winner/former Formula One star Juan Pablo Montoya at Penske.
Pagenaud [...]

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Tough Times Put Short Tracks On Spot
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Braselton, Ga. – Blessed with Chamber of Commerce weather, Donnie Clack and his staff ushered in another Saturday night of NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing at Lanier National Speedway.

Mon, 08/31/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Earnhardt Jr. Recalls Atlanta Brush With Destiny, Edwards
Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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When Dale Earnhardt Jr. is pondering the key moments in his racing career, one that often comes to mind is Lap 312 of the fall race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in 2004.
At that point in that race, Earnhardt was in the driver’s seat, so to speak, as far as the [...]

Mon, 08/31/09 – 7:00 | 9 Comments
Edwards Nabs Last-Turn Victory In Montreal
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Carl Edwards passed Marcos Ambrose for the lead on the final corner of the final lap to win Sunday’s NAPA Auto Parts 250 Nationwide Series race in Montreal.
Ambrose had dominated the race at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve road course, leading 60 laps.
But then, he appeared to come into the corner too hot, hit the rumble [...]

Sun, 08/30/09 – 19:47 | One Comment
Brabham Wins At Mosport
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Bowmanville, Ont. – On a cool August day at Mosport, the Patron Highcroft Racing team completed a flawless weekend with a victory by Scott Sharp and David Brabham that brought the Acura drivers one step closer to icing an LMP1 championship.
In an uncharacteristically choppy performance during the eighth round of [...]

Sun, 08/30/09 – 19:45 | Comments Off
Briscoe Noses Past Dixon To Win Chicagoland Thriller
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The finish of Saturday night’s Indycar Series race at Chicagoland Speedway required second and, perhaps, third viewings to determine just who had won.
With just two races now remaining, with the cars once again producing the best racing on ovals anywhere, it appears that the 2009 series championship may end up [...]

Sun, 08/30/09 – 7:42 | Comments Off
Saldana Cleans Up In Edmonton
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Joey Saldana completed a sweep of the third annual Oil City Cup at Castrol Raceway in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Saturday night.
He dominated the weekend at the 3/8-mile leading all 70 of the laps of the two A-Feature events to pick up a total of $20,000 as the Gold Rush Tour for 2009 continues. For Saldana, [...]

Sun, 08/30/09 – 7:00 | Comments Off
IndyCar Series Race at Chicagoland Highlights
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Ryan Briscoe wins the PEAK Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.

Sun, 08/30/09 – 6:00 | Comments Off
Ganassi Has Assembled An IndyCar Series Dream Team
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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For obvious reasons, race-team officials can be reticent to compare and contrast the drivers who have worked for them over the years. It’s a respect for feelings and friendships thing.
And being nothing if not respectful of the feelings and friendships he has developed during his 14 years as team managing [...]

Sat, 08/29/09 – 23:00 | 2 Comments
SunTrust Shines In Montreal Rain
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Max Angelelli cruised to a one-minute victory in Saturday’s Montreal 200 – taking new life in the battle for the 2009 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 Daytona Prototype championship in the process.
With only two races remaining, Angelelli – who led the final 12 of 67 laps at Circuit [...]

Sat, 08/29/09 – 18:30 | Comments Off
Ambrose Rolls To Montreal Pole
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Marcos Ambrose survived the rain and claimed the pole for Sunday’s NAPA Auto Parts 200 present by Dodge Nationwide Series race by posting a quailfying speed of 80.934 mph Saturday in Montreal.
Carl Edwards was second fastest at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve with a speed of 80.146 mph.
The session was held in rainy weather and [...]

Sat, 08/29/09 – 18:15 | Comments Off