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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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Malady A Mystery But Bayne Bouncing Back
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By Rick Minter| Senior Writer
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Concord, N.C. – An upbeat Trevor Bayne said his doctors, even those at the Mayo Clinic, never diagnosed exactly what caused him to have double vision and inflammation, but he was …

Thu, 05/26/11 – 13:39 | One Comment
Q and A: Polesitter Talks About Indy 500
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Indianapolis – Alex Tagliani’s Week of Fame as Indianapolis 500 pole-sitter may have peaked Thursday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where he met the media for the final time before the …

Thu, 05/26/11 – 13:06 | Comments Off on Q and A: Polesitter Talks About Indy 500
Memo: Only A Fool Would Do What Kyle Busch Did
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Let’s see what’s in the old Morning Memo today:
As the deputy handed back my license and the registration for the twin-turbo/direct injected/variable-valve-timed/sport trimmed BMW I was driving, he asked the standard question: Do you know …

Wed, 05/25/11 – 9:49 | One Comment
Woody: Indy’s Aura Has Faded For NASCAR
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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When I covered the inaugural Brickyard 400 in 1994 the place was packed to the seams. Scalpers lined the streets. Newspapers in several states were crammed with ads for tickets, invariably …

Wed, 05/25/11 – 7:09 | 2 Comments
Racin’ News: Kyle Busch Stopped By Cops
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Kyle Busch was cited for careless and reckless driving and speeding Tuesday by an Iredell County Sheriff’s deputy who said he was traveling at nearly three times the posted speed limit between Troutman and Mooresville.
Sgt. …

Tue, 05/24/11 – 16:37 | 3 Comments
Deal Puts Hunter-Reay Into The Indianapolis 500
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Longtime open-wheel rivals A.J. Foyt Jr. and Michael Andretti have struck a corporate deal that will see Ryan Hunter-Reay replace Bruno Junqueira in the 100th anniversary edition of the Indianapolis …

Tue, 05/24/11 – 6:55 | Comments Off on Deal Puts Hunter-Reay Into The Indianapolis 500
Bobby Allison Reflects On Good, Bad Of His Career
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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Charlotte, N.C. – Bobby Allison’s career-ending crash at Pocono Raceway in June 1988 robbed him of many racing memories, including defeating son Davey for his third Daytona 500 victory earlier that …

Tue, 05/24/11 – 6:38 | 2 Comments
Ingram: Can You Spare A Dime To Fix That Drain?
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
Top Ten observations from a weekend full of fast and furious racing:
1. Is a drain located in the infield grass capable of destroying a race …

Mon, 05/23/11 – 13:26 | One Comment
‘Andretti Curse’ At Indy Lives On During Bump Day
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The pistol shot that ended Bump Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway left Andretti Autosport bruised and confused, despite having qualified three drivers for the 100th anniversary edition of the Indianapolis …

Mon, 05/23/11 – 7:31 | 3 Comments
Hight Gives Force A Milestone Victory In Topeka
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Robert Hight won the Funny Car portion of the NHRA Summer Nationals Sunday at Heartland Park Topeka. In doing so, he gave John Force his 200th victory as a team owner.
Also picking up victories in …

Sun, 05/22/11 – 17:47 | Comments Off on Hight Gives Force A Milestone Victory In Topeka