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Storylines in sports are like free shrimp appetizers at nice restaurants: more is better (unless you’re a shrimp or the bus boy who has to clean up those disgusting slimy pink shells). This year’s Indianapolis …

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Dixon Reels Off 233 at Indy 500 Practice
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Credit 2020 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year Pato O’Ward with coining a phrase that so aptly describes a perfectly balanced car around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Introducing the ‘‘window of happy.” As defined at the …

Fri, 05/21/21 – 20:10 | Comments Off on Dixon Reels Off 233 at Indy 500 Practice
Kanaan Rises To The Top At Indy 500 Practice
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Tony Kanaan’s INDYCAR resume is stacked.  The popular Brazilian won the 2004 NTT IndyCar Series championship and the 2013 Indianapolis 500, all part of a record “Ironman” streak of 318 …

Thu, 05/20/21 – 19:37 | Comments Off on Kanaan Rises To The Top At Indy 500 Practice
Dixon Owns Day 2 of Indy 500 Practice
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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A pragmatic Scott Dixon drove Chip Ganassi Racing to the top of the speed chart during Wednesday’s open practice for the 105th Indianapolis 500, stealing the Day 2 headline from …

Thu, 05/20/21 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Dixon Owns Day 2 of Indy 500 Practice
Power Drafts Way To Top As Indy Practice Begins
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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A compressed opening day of practice for the 105th Indianapolis 500 saw 2018 champion Will Power “catch that train” and ride it to the top of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway …

Wed, 05/19/21 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Power Drafts Way To Top As Indy Practice Begins
Biker Johnson Ends Seven-Year Skid
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CONCORD, N.C. – When Steve Johnson erased his seven-year winless streak in NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle, his victory signaled both on-track and off-track success.
In the competition arena, Johnson’s Suzuki had floundered since his last win …

Tue, 05/18/21 – 16:57 | Comments Off on Biker Johnson Ends Seven-Year Skid
Glenn Becomes A Rookie Winner In Pro Stock
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CONCORD, N.C. – Winning at KB Racing as a crew member was nothing unusual for Dallas Glenn, but when it came to reaching victory lane as a NHRA Pro Stock driver, the North Carolinian discovered …

Tue, 05/18/21 – 9:23 | Comments Off on Glenn Becomes A Rookie Winner In Pro Stock
Torrence Has Become Four-Wide Convert
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CONCORD, N.C. – When four-wide NHRA racing made its debut in March 2010 at zMAX Dragway, Top Fuel competitor Steve Torrence didn’t like it, but he’s changed his opinion since then, winning six of the …

Mon, 05/17/21 – 9:54 | Comments Off on Torrence Has Become Four-Wide Convert
Funny Car’s Force Is Still A Force At 72
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Twelve days after John Force celebrated his 72nd birthday, the 16-time NHRA Funny Car champion showed at zMAX Dragway that he’s still a formidable opponent.
In a final-round …

Mon, 05/17/21 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Funny Car’s Force Is Still A Force At 72
Bowman Leads Hendrick Blitz At Dover
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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There isn’t much that Rick Hendrick hasn’t done during his 38 years of being a NASCAR Cup Series team owner. There is one less thing as of Sunday afternoon.
Hendrick, whose …

Sun, 05/16/21 – 17:54 | Comments Off on Bowman Leads Hendrick Blitz At Dover
With Win In Bag, VeeKay Ready To Take On The 500
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The only NTT IndyCar Series driver poised to sweep the Month of May at Indianapolis Motor Speedway will have a decision to make should he win the 105th running of …

Sun, 05/16/21 – 8:48 | Comments Off on With Win In Bag, VeeKay Ready To Take On The 500