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Andretti Autosport driver Alexander Rossi sprayed some grape after winning Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Long Beach. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Alexander Rossi joined a short list of open-wheel royalty when he won Sunday’s 45th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach from pole position, delivering Michael Andretti his landmark 200th […]

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Fans Can Listen To Drivers Meeting
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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They are usually dull and always predictable, but people who have the chance to somehow work their way into a pre-race Sprint Cup drivers meeting usually grin like children all the way through them.
There are probably a variety of reasons for that – the chance to see drivers and crew […]

Wed, 05/13/09 – 14:30 | Comments Off on Fans Can Listen To Drivers Meeting
Servia To Drive Rahal Letterman Car
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Open-wheel veteran Oriol Servia was named to drive the entry fielded by Rahal Letterman Racing in the 2009 Indianapolis 500, team officials announced May 13.
Servia, from Spain, finished 11th in a KV Racing entry as an Indianapolis 500 rookie in 2008. He will drive the No. 17 Dallara/Honda/Firestone with sponsorship from DAFCA, a company dedicated […]

Wed, 05/13/09 – 14:00 | Comments Off on Servia To Drive Rahal Letterman Car
Pedley: There Were Few Losers In This Deal
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Rick Hendrick can drive a hard bargain. Hey, the guy owns car dealerships, like, coast to coast, so he’s been doing sell jobs for decades. But perhaps his biggest sales pitch came just a couple months ago. It was used against a reluctant mark named Mark Martin.
The pitch was long […]

Wed, 05/13/09 – 13:48 | 2 Comments
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NASCAR announced that Michael Allen, crew chief for the No. 91 Chevrolet driven by Terry Cook in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, has been fined due to rule violations during this past Friday’s event at Darlington Raceway.
Allen was fined $2,500 for violating Section 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-1 (any determination by NASCAR officials […]

Wed, 05/13/09 – 11:08 | Comments Off on Nationwide Crew Chief Fined
Fantasy Racing: Sprint All-Star Race
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If you’re playing fantasy racing for the Sprint All-Star Race, you need help. I can’t blame you for watching it or getting into it because it is a great way to cheer on your favorite […]

Wed, 05/13/09 – 10:00 | Comments Off on Fantasy Racing: Sprint All-Star Race
Woody: Mayfield Case Doesn’t Make Sense
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer 
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I became acquainted with Jeremy Mayfield when he moved from Owensboro, Ky., to Nashville as a teenager, following the career path of his hometown hero Darrell Waltrip.
Mayfield, like Waltrip, began racing at historical old Fairgrounds Speedway while working at Sadler Racing. He swept floors, did body work, handled odd jobs around […]

Wed, 05/13/09 – 8:00 | 7 Comments
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Danny Lasoski had close to getting his first victory for Parsons Motorsports for all season. He finally broke through on Tuesday night, dominating the World of Outlaws return to Delaware International Speedway to pick up the $10,000 top prize.
For Lasoski, it was his first World of Outlaws win since February of 2008 and the 82nd […]

Wed, 05/13/09 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Lasoski Picks Up First Victory Of ’09
Ryan Newman on 2009 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Week
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Ryan Newman talks about his hopes for his team during the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race and the NASCAR Sprint Pit Crew Challenge Presented by Craftsman.

Tue, 05/12/09 – 18:30 | Comments Off on Ryan Newman on 2009 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Week
RCR Makes Nationwide Crew Chief Change
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Richard Childress Racing has made changes to the crew chief positions of the No. 29 Holiday Inn/Holiday Inn Express team and No. 2 Chevrolet team.
Doug Randolph will assume the crew chief duties for RCR’s No. 29 Holiday Inn/Holiday Inn Express Chevrolet while Dan Deeringhoff, who led Clint Bowyer to the 2008 NASCAR Nationwide Series championship, […]

Tue, 05/12/09 – 15:00 | Comments Off on RCR Makes Nationwide Crew Chief Change
Showing Up For The Showdown Can Be A Good Career Move
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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The Sprint Showdown, the opening event of the night for NASCAR’s All-Star race at Lowe’s Motor Speedway next Saturday, has become a preview of things to come – for that night and for the future in the Sprint Cup Series.
In the Showdown, and in the Sprint All-Star Challenge all-star race […]

Tue, 05/12/09 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Showing Up For The Showdown Can Be A Good Career Move