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Former oval-track hater Will Power has come full circle. After winning Sunday’s ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 IndyCar Series race at the historic Milwaukee Mile, Power shouted his love for winning on ovals into his on-board headset.
Pretty understandable considering Power led 229 of 250 laps at the Milwaukee flat oval and in doing do, took a big [...]

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Mario Not Pushing Marco For Start-Up F1 Ride
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Catching up with Mario Andretti on some racing issues, I spoke with him by cell phone after he watched grandson Marco finish 13th in the IndyCar Series season opener in St. Petersburg, Fla.
When I asked if there was anything new about Marco as a possible driver for the new Charlotte, N.C.-based [...]

Thu, 04/16/09 – 13:53 | Comments Off
Little Al To Be Grand Marshal At Long Beach
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Long Beach, Calif. _ Widely acknowledged as open-wheel racing’s “King of the Beach,” Al Unser Jr. will add another title during this weekend’s running of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Unser Jr.,  who won America’s premier street race a record six times between 1988 and 1995 while competing in CART, will serve as grand [...]

Thu, 04/16/09 – 8:35 | Comments Off
Toyota Grand Prix – Interactive Content
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Click on the graphic to launch a full page of storylines, photos, milestones and more regarding the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The page also includes video components such as Will Power talking about the keys to winning at Long Beach, a virtual lap around the track with Graham Rahal and a tech piece [...]

Wed, 04/15/09 – 21:30 | Comments Off
Pedley: IRL Takes Major Step Forward At Long Beach
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – The weather was unseasonably cool when the day dawned on a recent IndyCar test at Kansas Speedway. Because of that – the series has a rule that cars can not run until the temperatures reach 55 degrees – the track was silent.
And because of that, you [...]

Wed, 04/15/09 – 19:12 | Comments Off
Carpentier Signs To Drive Waltrip Nationwide Car
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NAPA Auto Parts announced that Canadian driver Patrick Carpentier will be a competitor in the NAPA Auto Parts 200 as the NASCAR Nationwide Series crosses the border for the third year in a row to compete at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on Parc Jean Drapeau, Aug. 30. Carpentier and NAPA Auto Parts entered into an agreement [...]

Wed, 04/15/09 – 19:00 | Comments Off
INDYCar.com Videos – Long Beach Grand Prix Preview
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Briscoe, Power, Danica, Graham and others give their thoughts about racing on the streets of Long Beach.

Wed, 04/15/09 – 18:35 | Comments Off
It’s McDowell’s Nationwide Career That Is Rolling Now
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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It was a scene that would make even the most cynical person feel good about the sport of NASCAR racing. Michael McDowell, who lost his Sprint Cup ride last year and is running a partial Nationwide Series schedule this year, had just rolled to a stop after putting his No. [...]

Wed, 04/15/09 – 15:22 | One Comment
Bodine Trucks Team Adds Sponsorship
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Todd Bodine’s 2009 Camping World Truck Series campaign picked up some desperately needed help Wednesday when communications software company Ventrilo announced that it will be the primary sponsor of the No. 30 Germain Racing Toyota at Kansas Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway and Gateway International Raceway.
“As a racing enthusiast, I am thrilled about our partnership with [...]

Wed, 04/15/09 – 15:18 | Comments Off
Manzanita’s Run Comes To A Sad End
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By Mark Armijo
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It ended Sunday with one final checkered flag at historic Manzanita Speedway in Phoenix, a lasting reminder that a slice of dirt track heaven had indeed come to an end.
Manzanita Speedway, widely regarded as one of the top dirt tracks in the country and also one of the fastest half-mile ovals [...]

Tue, 04/14/09 – 20:27 | 2 Comments
NASCAR Videos
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Jeff Burton salutes fans for support during tough economic times

Tue, 04/14/09 – 20:26 | Comments Off