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The 104th edition of the Indianapolis 500 _ “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” _ will be run later this month without spectators.
Originally scheduled for May 24 and the Memorial Day weekend, this year’s move to …

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Bliss Wins Rain-Shortened Nationwide Race
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Yellow flags and rain fell at just the right times for Mike Bliss Saturday night at Lowe’s Motor Speedway and the result was his first Nationwide Series victory in 83 races.
The final batch of rain …

Sat, 05/23/09 – 22:40 | Comments Off on Bliss Wins Rain-Shortened Nationwide Race
Tracy Going For First/Second Victory At Indy
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Indianapolis – Paul Tracy has been promised a trip to West Allis, Wis., next weekend, and another open-wheel race start, if he can win Sunday’s Indianapolis 500.
Which begs this carrot …

Sat, 05/23/09 – 20:45 | Comments Off on Tracy Going For First/Second Victory At Indy
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 …

Sat, 05/23/09 – 11:15 | Comments Off on Pedley: Peace Breaks Out At Indianapolis
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 …

Sat, 05/23/09 – 7:30 | Comments Off on ABC Gears Up For Another Run At The 500