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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Race car drivers often say that walking into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway can be like channeling ghosts, because the place is such a testimony to history. Walking into the hallowed venue on Friday, however, I had a different perspective.
I was in the pedestrian tunnel that leads from Georgetown […]

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Power On Pole In Detroit
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Will Power set the qualifying lap track record on the way to earning the Verizon P1 Award for Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans.
Power, who also set the track record in the season opener on the streets of St. Petersburg with the new Chevrolet road/street aerodynamic bodywork package, recorded […]

Fri, 05/29/15 – 18:25 | Comments Off on Power On Pole In Detroit
Hamlin Bumps Truex Jr. To Win Sprint Cup Pole At Dover
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Denny Hamlin knocked Martin Truex Jr. off the pole for Sunday’sFedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway.
Hamlin toured the Monster Mile in 22.483 seconds (160.121 mph) in his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota to earn his first Coors Light Pole Award of the season and the 21st […]

Fri, 05/29/15 – 18:19 | Comments Off on Hamlin Bumps Truex Jr. To Win Sprint Cup Pole At Dover
IndyCar Aero Kit Discussion Shifts To Texas
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FORT WORTH – Juan Pablo Montoya is not anticipating any significant change by INDYCAR to the aero kit that helped propel him to his second Indianapolis 500 victory prior to next month’s Firestone 600 night race at Texas Motor Speedway.
“The race was great,” said Montoya, referring to his victory by 0.1046-seconds over Will Power in Sunday’s […]

Fri, 05/29/15 – 11:19 | Comments Off on IndyCar Aero Kit Discussion Shifts To Texas
Notes: Hinchcliffe Back On Road To Recovery
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe rolled out of IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis Tuesday, eight days after suffering life-threatening injuries in a crash during practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Hinchcliffe, of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, underwent successful surgery on May 18 for an upper left thigh and pelvic injury […]

Thu, 05/28/15 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Notes: Hinchcliffe Back On Road To Recovery
Montoya Trades In His Olds Aurora For A Corvette
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Juan Pablo Montoya says there is nothing complicated about his approach to winning motor races, whatever he’s driving.
“You got to have a good car and you got to drive the hell out of it,” Montoya said Monday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the day after scoring his second Indianapolis 500 […]

Tue, 05/26/15 – 7:53 | Comments Off on Montoya Trades In His Olds Aurora For A Corvette
Indy 500 Notes: Rahal Gives Letterman A Nifty Retirement Gift
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INDIANAPOLIS – Now that David Letterman has quit his job in the real world, Graham Rahal hopes he’ll come play with his Big Boy Toys.
Letterman made his annual pilgrimage to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Sunday’s 99th edition of the Indianapolis 500, five days after signing-off as host of the “Late Show With David Letterman” after […]

Mon, 05/25/15 – 9:30 | Comments Off on Indy 500 Notes: Rahal Gives Letterman A Nifty Retirement Gift
Beckman Leads Record-Smashing Day In Topeka
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Funny Car racer Jack Beckman finished off a record-setting weekend of racing at Heartland Park Topeka Sunday by claiming a victory over category icon John Force at the NHRA Kansas Nationals.
Richie Crampton (Top Fuel) and Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) also were winners of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
Beckman used a pair of […]

Mon, 05/25/15 – 8:26 | Comments Off on Beckman Leads Record-Smashing Day In Topeka
Pace Lap Will Have To Do When It Comes To Gordon’s 500 Dreams
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon now can boast that he has led a lap of an Indy car race around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Well, sort of. Gordon served as Official Pace Car Driver for the 99th running of Sunday’s Indianapolis 500, crown jewel of […]

Mon, 05/25/15 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Pace Lap Will Have To Do When It Comes To Gordon’s 500 Dreams
Gibbs Wrestles Charlotte Away From Hendrick
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – In recent years, Hendrick Motorsports’ domination of Charlotte Motor Speedway’s May race weeks had become fairly common; however, 2015 will be remembered as the year Joe Gibbs Racing stole that organization’s thunder.
For two weeks JGR dominated NASCAR Sprint Cup activities at the 1.5-mile track. First, Denny Hamlin […]

Mon, 05/25/15 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Gibbs Wrestles Charlotte Away From Hendrick
Edwards Wins The 600
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Carl Edwards proved he can execute a back flip from the window of  a Toyota as easily as he can from a Ford on Sunday night.
Edwards got his first Sprint Cup Series victory since switching from Roush Fenway Racing Fords to Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas this season as he captured the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte […]

Sun, 05/24/15 – 21:57 | Comments Off on Edwards Wins The 600