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The 104th edition of the Indianapolis 500 _ “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” _ will be run later this month without spectators.
Originally scheduled for May 24 and the Memorial Day weekend, this year’s move to …

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Petty Welcomes An Old Friend Back To Cup
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – A couple of weeks ago, Carl Edwards was handed a check for well over a million dollars for winning the Sprint All-Star Race.
A million bucks for …

Fri, 06/3/11 – 12:57 | One Comment
Pedley: Tony Stewart To Get A Dream Ride
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Let’s see what’s in the old Morning Memo today:
The word over the past decade or so among racing’s literati has been this: If there is one NASCAR driver who could …

Thu, 06/2/11 – 11:06 | One Comment
500-Winner Wheldon Rejoins Ranks of Unemployed
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Dan Wheldon definitely will be on-site at Texas Motor Speedway for Round 6 of the IZOD IndyCar Series on June 11.
Odds are, …

Wed, 06/1/11 – 7:20 | 3 Comments
Woody: Good-bye, Good Riddance To The Double
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Last Sunday’s Indy 500 and Coke 600 shared dramatic finishes but they didn’t share a single driver. Good. Perhaps the NASCAR guys who used to “do the double” have finally come to their senses.
I suppose …

Tue, 05/31/11 – 8:10 | 6 Comments
Indy Money, Awards Handed Out
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Dan Wheldon earned $2,567,255 from an overall purse of $13,509,485 for his victory Sunday, May 29 in the 100th Anniversary Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.
Wheldon’s No. 98 William Rast-CURB/Big Machine car for Bryan Herta Autosport with …

Mon, 05/30/11 – 20:54 | Comments Off on Indy Money, Awards Handed Out
Ganassi Team Derailed; SunTrust Wins Classic At Lime Rock
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Max Angelelli and Ricky Taylor won the Memorial Day Classic Rolex Grand-Am Series race at Lime Rock Park while Daytona Prototype championship leaders Memo Rojas and Scott Pruett struggled after an incident early in the …

Mon, 05/30/11 – 17:58 | Comments Off on Ganassi Team Derailed; SunTrust Wins Classic At Lime Rock
IndyCar PR Machine May Have Panther In Its Tank
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Indianapolis – There is reason to believe that the wow-factor surrounding Dan Wheldon’s second Indianapolis 500 victory on Sunday will, unfortunately, have a shelf-life about as long as his first …

Mon, 05/30/11 – 16:41 | Comments Off on IndyCar PR Machine May Have Panther In Its Tank
Ingram: Crashing, Not Crying On Racing’s Big Day
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
1. Big motor races are so often a big start, a long middle and a big finish. That was not the case on this Memorial Day weekend. At Indy and …

Mon, 05/30/11 – 9:35 | 2 Comments
Kevin Harvick Once Again Stars As ‘The Closer’
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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Concord, N.C. – In three victories this year Kevin Harvick has led only nine laps; an accomplishment that has resulted in him garnering the nickname “The Closer.”
For one victory he …

Mon, 05/30/11 – 8:46 | 3 Comments
Wheldon Wins 100th 500 After Last Turn Crash
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Indianapolis – Englishman Dan Wheldon celebrated his second Indianapolis 500 victory Sunday with the clock ticking, and the beach and dirty diapers beckoning.
“I think my contract expires at midnight tonight,” …

Mon, 05/30/11 – 7:20 | 3 Comments