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Team Penske announced Monday that it is adding Simon Pagenaud as a fourth driver to its IndyCar Series team.
The 30-year-old Pagenaud is a four-time race winner in the Series. He will join 2014 series champion Will Power, multiple Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves and Indy 500 winner/former Formula One star Juan Pablo Montoya at Penske.
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Race Day: Heat Is The Hot Topic For Daytona Summer Race
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The forecast for green flag at tonight’s Coke Zero 400 is for temperatures in the low 80s. However, that goofy “feels like” thing indicates, well, it will feel like it is in the high 80s.
That stat is obviously the product of some weather geek somewhere who has way too much [...]

Sat, 07/4/09 – 17:20 | Comments Off
Briscoe Puts Penske On Pole
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Ryan Briscoe gave Team Penske its fifth consecutive pole at Watkins Glen International when he led qualifying Saturday for Sunday’s Camping World Grand Prix IndyCar Series race.
Briscoe’s lap at 136.935 set a track record. It was his second pole of the season.
“I love this place,” Briscoe said. “I came in after (qualifying session) 2 and [...]

Sat, 07/4/09 – 17:18 | Comments Off
Sun Trust And The Axe Win In Daytona
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent

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Daytona Beach, Fla. – Max Angelelli closed the door on a late-race charge by Alex Gurney to win the Grand-Am Rolex Series race at Daytona for the Sun Trust Racing team by 0.270 seconds.
Known as “Max the Axe,” the Italian driver held his advantage in the infield by shutting down [...]

Sat, 07/4/09 – 17:15 | Comments Off
Flag to Flag: Daytona
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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Watching the Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow the action here as he blogs Flag to Flag from Daytona!

Sat, 07/4/09 – 17:00 | 51 Comments
Injured Meira And Foyt Set To Reunite At Watkins Glen
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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A.J. Foyt Racing is anticipating a pair of morale boosters this weekend, when the IndyCar Series visits Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International  for the Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen.
Substitute driver Ryan Hunter-Reay returns as defending champion, although the 28-year-old American won last year’s event while racing for Rahal Letterman [...]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 21:36 | 2 Comments
Bowyer Nabs Nationwide Victory
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Clint Bowyer won Friday night’s Subway Jalapeno 250 Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway as he had the lead when a wreck occurred after a green-white-checkered restart.
Kyle Busch finished second and Joey Logano was third.
Carl Edwards, who started on the outside next to Bowyer on the final restart, had edged ahead of Bowyer just [...]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 21:30 | Comments Off
Grand-Am To Make Grand Matinee Debut
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – The summer sports car race at the Daytona International Speedway for many years ran at midnight on July 4,  a road racing tradition that got pushed aside with the rising popularity of NASCAR. On Saturday, the sports car drivers of the Grand-Am Rolex Series are hoping [...]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 18:30 | Comments Off
Mayfield Leads The Field In Daytona Garage Talk
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – The temporarily reinstated Jeremy Mayfield isn’t among the entries for Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, but he dominated the discussions between drivers and the media.
Most drivers said they wouldn’t be hesitant to race against him whenever he returns to competition, but there were [...]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 17:44 | Comments Off
Bowyer Claims Nationwide Pole
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Clint Bowyer will be on the pole for Saturday night’s Subway Jalapeno 250 Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
Bowyer, driving a Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing, posted a lap at 180.701 mph in qualifying to get the pole.
Starting second will be David Ragan in a Roush Fenway Ford. His speed was 180.133 mph.
Kevin Harvick, [...]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 17:30 | Comments Off
Rain Puts Stewart On Daytona Pole
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Qualifying for Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway has been canceled because of rain.
That means that the field will be set by owner points.
Tony Stewart will start the race from the pole. On the outside of the first row will be Jeff Gordon.
The second row of the starting grid for [...]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 16:48 | Comments Off