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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – When IMSA’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to action Saturday at Daytona International Speedway after a five-month hiatus due to the pandemic, it will be the first time the DPi competitors have …

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Edwards Tops Nationwide Qualifying
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Carl Edwards will start Saturday night’s Nationwide Series race from the pole as a result of posting the fastest qualifying run earlier on Saturday.
Edwards did a qualifying lap at 183.175 mph at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.
Starting …

Sat, 05/23/09 – 17:20 | Comments Off on Edwards Tops Nationwide Qualifying
You Don’t Need to Be Rich To Watch Monaco –  But It Helps
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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Monaco. It’s like no other city – or country – and no other race.
All the great drivers have raced in Monaco since the first race in 1929 and most of …

Sat, 05/23/09 – 16:30 | One Comment
Woody: Justice Not Served in Long Case
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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There used to be a joke in college football: Every time Oklahoma got caught cheating the NCAA would put Western Kentucky on probation.
The point being: The NCAA would throw the …

Sat, 05/23/09 – 16:25 | 9 Comments
Video: Johnny Rutherford’s Yellow Submarine
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RacinToday.com’s John Sturbin takes a look back at 1980, his first year covering the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. John was writing for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and hometown hero Johnny Rutherford won the race that …

Sat, 05/23/09 – 15:00 | One Comment
Pedley: Peace Breaks Out At Indianapolis
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The theme of last year’s Indianapolis 500 was clear: The 2008 race was all about reunification.
You know, the first 500 after Champ Car and IndyCar came to their senses and …

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Month Of May Shaping Up As A Classic For Castroneves
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Indianapolis – Carburetion Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway traditionally is for sending messages. And the final missive from Helio Castroneves on Friday was that he is so good to go …

Sat, 05/23/09 – 7:33 | 2 Comments
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It was a big week for Joey Saldana and his Kasey Kahne Racing team. After opening a brand new shop just down the road from The Dirt Track at Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., …

Sat, 05/23/09 – 7:30 | Comments Off on Outlaw Saldana’s Late Pass Beats Schatz
ABC Gears Up For Another Run At The 500
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Indianapolis – Casual fans of open-wheel racing may not be aware that the first three events of the 2009 IndyCar Series schedule have been carried – as they say in …

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IMS Creates Scholarship To Honor Journalist Mike Harris
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Indianapolis – One of the most familiar and respected bylines in the newspaper industry will disappear this summer when Mike Harris steps into retirement.
Harris will conclude a 40-year career with …

Fri, 05/22/09 – 18:00 | Comments Off on IMS Creates Scholarship To Honor Journalist Mike Harris
Kanaan Among The Cellu-Elite Of Athletes In All Of Sports
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By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
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Indianapolis – Ask IndyCar Series star Tony Kanaan if a race car driver really is an athlete, and he will hit you with his body fat.
Not that there’s much of that on …

Fri, 05/22/09 – 12:46 | Comments Off on Kanaan Among The Cellu-Elite Of Athletes In All Of Sports