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INDYCAR-sanctioned races at Portland (Ore.) International Raceway, and a doubleheader weekend at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif., have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Three NTT IndyCar Series events previously scheduled now will …

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Radio Days; Communication Upgraded For DIS
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – When NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers began racing in two-car drafts at Daytona in February, the unique form of competition created scenarios and safety issues never before seen.
For the first time in …

Thu, 06/30/11 – 10:12 | One Comment
Penske’s Power Cleared To Drive; Tests Mid-Ohio
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Cleared to drive by INDYCAR’s medical staff following a “mild concussion” suffered Saturday night, Will Power spent Wednesday road-course testing in pursuit of IZOD IndyCar Series nemesis Dario Franchitti.
Power joined Team Penske teammates Helio Castroneves and …

Thu, 06/30/11 – 9:00 | Comments Off on Penske’s Power Cleared To Drive; Tests Mid-Ohio
Austin Endorses F1 Track
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
After three weeks of deliberation, the Austin City Council voted to officially endorse the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix event to be held in neighboring Travis County in June …

Wed, 06/29/11 – 18:15 | Comments Off on Austin Endorses F1 Track
Woody: Carl’s Decision To Stay Single Was Right
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Carl Edwards made a last-minute decision to skip last Saturday’s Nationwide race in Wisconsin to concentrate on dialing in his car for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race in California.
As a result (?) …

Wed, 06/29/11 – 17:49 | One Comment
INDYCAR, the governing body of Firestone Indy Lights, has suspended one of the teams which competes in the Firestone Indy Lights Series.
The entrant license/membership of O2 Racing Technology and the individual membership of team owner …

Wed, 06/29/11 – 14:33 | One Comment
Marco Hopes He Has Acquired A Great New Habit
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Nearly five years have passed since Marco Andretti, then 19-years-old, won his first IZOD IndyCar Series race, flirted with the allure of Formula One and began to shave.
The ensuing 78-race eternity that began for the …

Wed, 06/29/11 – 12:07 | Comments Off on Marco Hopes He Has Acquired A Great New Habit
Crown Royal Leaving RFR
The Roush Fenway Racing team of driver Matt Kenseth will need a new primary sponsor next year as whisky brand Crown Royal has opted to discontinue its association with the team.
In a statement released Tuesday, …

Tue, 06/28/11 – 15:11 | Comments Off on Crown Royal Leaving RFR
Legends Like Archer Part Of Racing’s Dusty Past
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The ongoing debate over who should be enshrined in the NASCAR Hall of Fame is healthy because it causes people to think about who their heroes – racing and otherwise – really are.
For many, their …

Tue, 06/28/11 – 10:29 | 4 Comments
Could NASCAR Soon Do the Twists In Chase?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Could the Chase hit the road? Sounds like the idea was gathering support at Infineon Raceway over the weekend.
Right now, of course, the Sprint Cup playoffs are conducted exclusively on …

Mon, 06/27/11 – 15:39 | Comments Off on Could NASCAR Soon Do the Twists In Chase?
Efforts To Save Nashville Track Are Amped Up
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Nashville – Two high-profile backers with links to the music and racing industry have thrown their support behind Fairgrounds Speedway to try to enhance its long-range future.
Mike Curb, one of the nation’s premier music moguls …

Mon, 06/27/11 – 10:56 | 3 Comments