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Will Power, whose IndyCar Series season started slowly, is rolling pretty rapidly now. The Team Penske driver won for the second straight victory Sunday when he got the win at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
The victory was No. 27 in Power’s career and it came in front of a packed crowd at an iconic […]

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Jilted In F1, Rossi Drives To P1 At Indianapolis
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Michael Andretti says he knew exactly what he was getting when he added Alexander Rossi to his Verizon IndyCar Series driver lineup during the winter offseason.
“He was our hot, young American prospect to be in Formula One. He finally achieved his goal last year, which was awesome,” Andretti […]

Mon, 05/30/16 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Jilted In F1, Rossi Drives To P1 At Indianapolis
Truex Jr. Wins 600 With A Record-Trashing Run
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Domination. That is the only word needed to define Martin Truex Jr.’s performance in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Never before in NASCAR history had anyone conquered the sport’s longest race with such ease. En route to his first victory this season and the fourth of his career, Truex set […]

Sun, 05/29/16 – 21:00 | Comments Off on Truex Jr. Wins 600 With A Record-Trashing Run
Flat Spot On: New Beginning And A Surprise Ending
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – The 100th running of the Indy 500 lived up to pre-race expectations. Usually this cynical journalist would refer to hype when writing about the build-up to a big race. But how can you overstate a long-running family feud finally ending in such joyous circumstances?
Under powder blue skies and […]

Sun, 05/29/16 – 19:35 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: New Beginning And A Surprise Ending
American Rossi Wins 100th Indianapolis 500
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – American rookie Alexander Rossi listened to his boss and outdrove all the veterans Sunday on the way to a pulse-pounding victory in the 100th Indianapolis 500.
Despite struggling at times on his pit stops and falling to the rear of the 33-car field early in the race, the 24-year-old […]

Sun, 05/29/16 – 14:39 | Comments Off on American Rossi Wins 100th Indianapolis 500
Race Day Notes: A.J. Returns To 500’s Starting Grid
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INDIANAPOLIS – Hide the computers and wrenches along pit road. Open-wheel icon A.J. Foyt Jr. is returning to the grid for the start of Sunday’s 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Foyt, 81, began the Month of May with this lament: “Wish I was still driving, but I don’t know if I could pass the physical.”
Not […]

Sun, 05/29/16 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Race Day Notes: A.J. Returns To 500’s Starting Grid
Rossi Will Have Better Seat For This 500
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS _ In pursuit of a career in Formula One, Californian Alexander Rossi spent last Memorial Day Weekend in Monaco…watching the Indianapolis 500 on TV. It doesn’t get much more red-blooded American than that.
“Yes. There’s a place called Stars ‘n Bars – pretty good. Lots of burgers and video games […]

Sun, 05/29/16 – 7:33 | Comments Off on Rossi Will Have Better Seat For This 500
Penske Still Running Strong As 100th 500 Begins
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Age has never been anything more than a number for Roger Penske.
“I have no plans to stop doing what I’m doing,’’ the 79-year-old Penske said. “I suppose, when I do stop, it will be a very abrupt ending.’’
The white-haired entrepreneur remains as energetic and vital as ever as […]

Sun, 05/29/16 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Penske Still Running Strong As 100th 500 Begins
Hamlin Scores OT Xfinity Win
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Four new tires during the final caution flag gave Denny Hamlin the advantage he needed to shoot to the front in the last two laps of Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series Hisense 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway and claim a 0.291-second victory over Austin Dillon.
“We needed a caution […]

Sat, 05/28/16 – 17:04 | Comments Off on Hamlin Scores OT Xfinity Win
Montoya Is  Back Home Again In IndyCar
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A few days before Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 the internationally renowned race’s defending champion Juan Pablo Montoya casually sat in the loft of a Charlotte restaurant chatting with about a dozen media members at lunch.
The two-time Indy 500 winner was relaxed and obviously happy with his professional and […]

Sat, 05/28/16 – 13:02 | Comments Off on Montoya Is Back Home Again In IndyCar
Haas Drivers Qualify 12th, 15th In Monaco
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Haas F1 Team drivers Esteban Gutierrez and Romain Grosjean qualified 12th and 15th respectively for Sunday’s Grand Prix of Monaco.
Both advanced to the second round of qualifying. Gutiérrez ultimately lead the way for the first-year team by setting the 12th-quickest time (1:15.293), while Grosjean was the 15th-fastest driver (1:15.571).
For the 10 drivers advancing to Q3, the […]

Sat, 05/28/16 – 12:52 | Comments Off on Haas Drivers Qualify 12th, 15th In Monaco