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Helio Castroneves led a Team Penske all-out assault on the pole position during Saturday’s qualifying for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at the Road American road course in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
Castroneves laid down a fast lap of 1- minute, 47.3-seconds at the 14-turn, 4.0-mile track.
That lap was just .0604 seconds faster than that of Will Power, […]

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Ingram: Bruton Smith’s Bonus On The Money
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Not that many years ago, Al Unser Jr. went to visit then NASCAR president Bill France Jr. in his offices prior to the Indy car driver’s first appearance in the Daytona 500. The meeting summed up the longstanding rocky relationship between NASCAR and Indy car racing, […]

Mon, 05/31/10 – 9:04 | 3 Comments
Jason Sides on Sunday night as he was victorious in the inaugural World of Outlaws event at Tri-City Speedway in Franklin, Penn.
Sides took the lead on the ninth lap on the bottom of the front straightaway and would lead the remainder of the 25-lap contest, holding off a couple of late charges by Steve Kinser […]

Mon, 05/31/10 – 6:26 | Comments Off on Sides Out Sprints Kinser
Kurt Busch Gives Penske A Victory In The 600
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Kurt Busch completed the Charlotte Motor Speedway Sprint Cup Series double Sunday evening when he won the Coca-Cola 600.
The victory came a week and a day after Busch had won the Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte. The victory also had to brighten the day – make that, night – of […]

Sun, 05/30/10 – 21:32 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Gives Penske A Victory In The 600
Indy Notes: Captain Crunched
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
Indianapolis – It was supposed to be another Team Penske show in Sunday’s Indianapolis 500.
Roger Penske’s team has won a record 15 of the Indy classics and it appeared he had three solid shots at making it 16 this year before uncharacteristic mistakes shot down the effort.
Helio Castroneves started from […]

Sun, 05/30/10 – 18:46 | Comments Off on Indy Notes: Captain Crunched
Great Scot: Franchitti Wins Second Indy 500
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
Indianapolis – On a track where speed is king, to get to the end of the 94th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, all Dario Franchitti could do was slow down.
The normally speedy Scot, his fuel tank closing in on empty, was being exorted by his Target Chip Ganassi Racing team to […]

Sun, 05/30/10 – 15:21 | 2 Comments
Race Day: The Concord Marathon
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From time to time – usually right about this time of the year – the subject of establishing an official Triple Crown or Grand Slam for Sprint Cup comes up. Some say making certain races a bit more important than others would add to the sport’s interest level.
And after they say that, the next thing […]

Sun, 05/30/10 – 8:29 | Comments Off on Race Day: The Concord Marathon
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Donny Schatz put that a early season of bad luck behind him on Saturday night to score his second win of the season in the Circle K NOS Energy Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Charlotte on SPEED over Joey Saldana in the race which had been postponed by rain on Friday night.
Schatz had […]

Sun, 05/30/10 – 7:00 | Comments Off on Schatz Wins In Charlotte
Time Machine: The Tale Of Two Andrettis
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
When Italian-born identical twins Mario and Aldo Andretti first took up their racing ambitions, they alternated behind the wheel of Hudson Hornets built in their adopted hometown of Nazareth, Pa. In an incredible tale of two brothers, from these humble beginnings Mario went on to rock star status due to his […]

Sun, 05/30/10 – 6:49 | Comments Off on Time Machine: The Tale Of Two Andrettis
Busch Survives Late Crashfest To Win Nationwide Race
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Kyle Busch overcame pit-road trouble and late restarts to win Saturday’s Tech-Net Auto Service 300 Nationwide Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
The victory was the fifth in 12 starts for Busch in 2010. It was the 33rd of his Nationwide career and it was his sixth at CMS.
It came despite the fact that he was […]

Sat, 05/29/10 – 16:07 | Comments Off on Busch Survives Late Crashfest To Win Nationwide Race
Danica’s In Need Of Something Positive
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
Indianapolis – Other than her win at Twin Ring Motegi in Japan two years ago, the place where Danica Patrick has been most comfortable throughout her IndyCar career is the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
As a rookie in 2005, she qualified fourth for the Indy 500 after a small bobble cost her […]

Sat, 05/29/10 – 15:06 | One Comment