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With his sweep of Saturday’s two virtual races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Fernando Alonso delivered a real-world message about this summer’s delayed running of the 104th Indianapolis 500.
Every lap Fernando completes around IMS brings the …

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Rhodes Not Lonesome During Slack Schedule
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – In the 2018 season’s first three months, NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series has only four races. It’s a schedule a driver doesn’t like, but Ben Rhodes admitted …

Fri, 03/23/18 – 16:44 | Comments Off on Rhodes Not Lonesome During Slack Schedule
The Current Stars And Cars Of NASCAR Just Do Not Inspire
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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In a perfect world, spectator sports would be comprised of great competition and salable personalities – i.e., stars. When auto racing is the spectator sport being discussed, you can add …

Fri, 03/23/18 – 8:58 | One Comment
Mercedes, Haas Get Off To Fast Starts In Australia
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Led appropriately enough by Lewis Hamilton, the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship roared to life Friday with a pair of 90-minute free practice sessions for the Australian Grand Prix.
Hamilton, …

Fri, 03/23/18 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Mercedes, Haas Get Off To Fast Starts In Australia
NBC, IndyCar Hope To Pump Up 500 Viewership
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An opportunity to reverse admittedly sagging viewership figures for the Indianapolis 500 will be a prime target for NBC Sports Group when it launches its exclusive media rights contract with the Verizon IndyCar Series beginning …

Thu, 03/22/18 – 8:53 | Comments Off on NBC, IndyCar Hope To Pump Up 500 Viewership
Indy 500 Moving To NBC Next Season
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Television coverage of the Indianapolis 500 _ the world’s largest, single-day sporting event _ will move to the NBC network in May 2019 after an historic, 54-year run on ABC …

Wed, 03/21/18 – 18:27 | Comments Off on Indy 500 Moving To NBC Next Season
Helio Makes Cameo Appearance In An Indy Car
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Helio Castroneves reverted to his exuberant open-wheel self Tuesday, when the three-time Indianapolis 500 champion tested INDYCAR’s new-for-2018 universal aerodynamic chassis for the first time.
Castroneves rejoined Team Penske’s regular-season, three-driver …

Wed, 03/21/18 – 8:09 | Comments Off on Helio Makes Cameo Appearance In An Indy Car
Formula E Issues Di Grassi A Binding Penalty
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Some short takes from a great weekend of racing – the non-NASCAR version:
– Consider this first entry is a brief. Or is it a boxer?
Lucas di Grassi placed second in …

Tue, 03/20/18 – 14:55 | Comments Off on Formula E Issues Di Grassi A Binding Penalty
Crampton Busts Slump At Gatornats
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Richie Crampton ended a Top Fuel futility streak dating to the 2015 season and became the 10th driver to win for NHRA icon Conrad “Connie” Kalitta with a victory in Sunday’s 49th annual AMALIE Motor …

Mon, 03/19/18 – 10:12 | Comments Off on Crampton Busts Slump At Gatornats
Truex Gets First Win Of ’18 And An Easy One It Was
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Martin Truex Jr. dominated the field to win Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway oval in Fontana, Calif.
The Furniture Row Racing driver led 125 of 200 laps.
“I knew …

Sun, 03/18/18 – 17:36 | Comments Off on Truex Gets First Win Of ’18 And An Easy One It Was
Beckman Holds On To Earn Pole at Gatornationals
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Jack Beckman and his team of tuning wizards secured the No. 1 qualifying spot in Funny Car as time trials concluded before an announced sellout crowd Saturday for the 49th …

Sun, 03/18/18 – 9:13 | Comments Off on Beckman Holds On To Earn Pole at Gatornationals