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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Open-wheel veterans Juan Pablo Montoya and Oriol Servia turned more than 100 laps each around Indianapolis Motor Speedway in their respective 2018-spec Chevrolet- and Honda-powered Dallara IR-12s equipped with INDYCAR’s universal aerodynamic bodywork kit during the chassis’ pubic debut.
Afterward, approval of the new car’s “bolder, sleeker look” and performance in […]

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Memo: Believability Has Been Put On The Line
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Let’s see what’s in the old Morning Memo today:
Friday morning at Pocono Raceway and Iowa Speedway, NASCAR’s top drivers are/have been, one by one, participating in what have come to be known as “hauler chats”. They will stand or sit in front of cameras and microphones and notepads and voice […]

Fri, 07/30/10 – 8:42 | 2 Comments
Woody: Martin-Hendrick Mess May Get Ugly
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Mark Martin is a proud old warrior who has no intention of accepting a bum’s rush out the back door at Hendrick Motorsports.
He made that clear last week in a rare flare of temper after ESPN commentator Ray Evernham said Martin should gracefully – even gratefully – surrender his ride […]

Fri, 07/30/10 – 8:00 | 27 Comments
Trucks, History Are Headed To Pocono Raceway
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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To be blunt, not many Sprint Cup Series drivers get excited about racing at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania. It’s a long race on a track which some call dangerous.
But this weekend, the Camping World Truck Series will be racing at the bizarre 2.5-mile Pocono triangle for the first time ever […]

Thu, 07/29/10 – 10:47 | One Comment
Labonte Lands At JTG Daugherty
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JTG Daugherty Racing announced today that 2000 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Bobby Labonte will take the place of Marcos Ambrose as driver of the No. 47 Toyota Camry for the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 36-race schedule.
“JTG Daugherty Racing is a solid race team that has come close to winning races with Marcos Ambrose […]

Wed, 07/28/10 – 14:42 | Comments Off on Labonte Lands At JTG Daugherty
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Steve Kinser  was victorious in the World of Outlaws first-ever race at Autodrome Drummond in Drummondville, Quebec, Canada before a standing room only crowd on a picture perfect Tuesday night.
Kinser started on the outside of the front row and battled his teammate Donny Schatz in the early going, taking the top spot from him on […]

Wed, 07/28/10 – 6:53 | One Comment
Woody: The Brickyard Has Lost Its Dazzle
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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I remember the buzz of excitement and anticipation that surrounded NASCAR’s first race at Indy in 1994. It was racing’s equivalent to the moon landing. Stock car drivers were going where none had gone before.
By the time NASCAR headed back for last Sunday’s 17th trip, the buzz had subsided to a […]

Wed, 07/28/10 – 6:45 | 7 Comments
Roush Moved To Mayo Clinic
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Jack Roush, co-owner of Roush Fenway Racing and chairman of Roush Enterprises, was transferred to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Wednesday evening.
Following surgery Tuesday night related to the facial damage sustained in the accident, he remains in serious, but stable condition. Roush was injured in a plane accident at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, […]

Wed, 07/28/10 – 6:25 | One Comment
Harris: Emotion Got Best Of Helio
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Helio Castroneves is an emotional guy.
A few years ago, my wife and I had the good fortune to travel to Rome for an interfaith conference at the Vatican on traveling professionals in sports.
Among the others in attendance was Castroneves, who was called upon to talk about the ministry being provided […]

Tue, 07/27/10 – 8:47 | 3 Comments
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HAMPTON, Ga. – NASCAR fans have just two weeks remaining to take advantage of a built-in $5 discount on tickets to the Great Clips 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series night race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 4.
General admission tickets to the Great Clips 300 cost just $25 until Monday, Aug. 7 when the price […]

Tue, 07/27/10 – 7:34 | One Comment
Minter: Silencing Is Not Golden In NASCAR
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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The rumors were flying this past weekend that NASCAR had fined some of its top drivers as much as $50,000 for comments series officials considered detrimental to the sport.
Then on Monday, the Associated Press reported the same thing. Although no sources were quoted directly, the story matches the word passed […]

Tue, 07/27/10 – 7:14 | 5 Comments