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Gene Haas is well aware of recent efforts by Americans to assemble Formula One teams. He is equally aware of the failures and borderline deceptiveness of those efforts and he thoroughly understands the skepticism that those failures have created among American fans.
So during a lengthy teleconference on Monday, Haas, who last week was granted a [...]

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Franchitti Wins At Iowa
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Dario Franchitti became a two-time winner at Iowa Speedway Sunday when he won the Iowa Corn Indy 250.
The victory moved the Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver to second place in the IndyCar Series standings and to within three points of leader Ryan Briscoe.
Briscoe, of Team Penske, finished second, over 5 seconds behind.
Hideki Mutoh of Andretti [...]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 14:24 | Comments Off
Flag to Flag: Infineon Raceway
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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Watching the Toyota SaveMart 350?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow the action with him as he goes Flag to Flag!

Sun, 06/21/09 – 12:00 | 60 Comments
Restarts Could Be Where Trouble Starts
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Being a native of Colombia, Juan Pablo Montoya still has a bit of trouble with the English language. And from time to time, that can lead to translation problems and even misunderstandings.
But in talking about restarts under NASCAR’s new double-file procedure during Sunday’s Sprint Cup race on the road course [...]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 10:00 | Comments Off
Werner, Keen Improve Rolex Series GT Lead With Another Win
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Lexington, Ohio  – Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas needed five races into the 2009 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 to win their first race of the season. They didn’t have to wait long to post victory number two, driving to victory in Saturday’s EMCO Gears Classic presented by [...]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 7:30 | Comments Off
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Jason Meyers mentioned prior to the main event on Saturday just how much he enjoys racing on high speed half-mile tracks like Red River Valley Speedway in West Fargo, North Dakota and how many different facets of a driver’s abilities are tested on those types of tracks.
He especially enjoyed his visit there on Saturday night [...]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 7:20 | Comments Off
Pedley: Road Racing Skill Essential For Driver Cred
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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There are a number of things about Sprint Cup road racing which should and will be debated for as long as NASCAR opts to run races at places like Infineon Raceway and Watkins Glen International.
Things like, should NASCAR continue to run races at those places? And should a road [...]

Sat, 06/20/09 – 22:39 | Comments Off
Edwards Gets First Nationwide Win
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Carl Edwards got his first NASCAR Nationwide Series victory of the season Saturday night when he won the NorthernTool.com 250 at the Milwaukee Mile.
It was Edwards’ second-straight victory at the track.
Kyle Busch finished second. In doing so, he was able to retain his points lead in the series.
Asked if he was satisfied with his finish, [...]

Sat, 06/20/09 – 22:35 | Comments Off
Water On Track Cancels IRL Qualifying
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Water from storms on Friday night began seeping through the track on Saturday, forcing cancellation of qualifying for the Iowa Corn Indy 250 at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa.
 That means that Helio Castroneves will start Sunday’s race on the pole. Alongside will be Ryan Briscoe.
The second row will consist of Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti.
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Sat, 06/20/09 – 18:56 | Comments Off
Gilliland To Be In Borrowed EGR Car
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TRG Motorsports has leased the No. 1 Chevrolet Impala SS from Earnhardt Ganassi for the Toyota Save Mart 350 to be run at Infineon Raceway Sunday.
In Saturday’s first practice, David Gilliland was involved in an accident exiting pit road when he collided with the No. 34 of John Andretti.
The damage to the No. 71 Adobe [...]

Sat, 06/20/09 – 16:20 | Comments Off
Woods Lend Said Several Hands
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The Wood Brothers Racing team won’t have a car in Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Infineon Raceway, but they will have a crew.
The team has lent its over-the-wall gang to Boris Said, who will start ninth in the race driving the Ford Fusion of No Fear Racing.
“We spoke a few [...]

Sat, 06/20/09 – 14:45 | Comments Off