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INDYCAR-sanctioned races at Portland (Ore.) International Raceway, and a doubleheader weekend at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif., have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Three NTT IndyCar Series events previously scheduled now will …

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NASCAR Newscast: Southern 500 Presented by GoDaddy.com Preview
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Darlington Raceway, and the Southern 500 returns to the Track Too Tough to Tame, celebrating 60 years of racing. Carl Edwards and Clint Bowyer talk about the history …

Tue, 05/5/09 – 17:15 | Comments Off on NASCAR Newscast: Southern 500 Presented by GoDaddy.com Preview
Tracy Heads To Indy Looking For “Second” Victory
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Paul Tracy has returned to Indianapolis Motor Speedway with every intention of winning his second Indianapolis 500.
True enough, the Official Box Score from May 26, 2002, shows that Helio Castroneves …

Tue, 05/5/09 – 16:25 | One Comment
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Richard Gray, a licensed crew member for the No. 177 team in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, has been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR for violating the sanctioning body’s substance abuse policy.
On April 30, Gray was found …

Tue, 05/5/09 – 15:48 | Comments Off on Nationwide Crew Member Suspended
Rookies Have Played Major Roles at Indianapolis
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Four drivers will begin the grunt work Tuesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for one of open-wheel racing’s career-defining moments – selection as 2009 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year. 
Stanton Barrett, …

Tue, 05/5/09 – 9:09 | 3 Comments
Chasing Tracks Is A Chase That Never Ends
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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They’re called race track chasers, nomadic types who travel the countryside trying to attend races at as many tracks as they can.
Most hit the road with Allan Brown’s “National Speedway …

Tue, 05/5/09 – 9:05 | Comments Off on Chasing Tracks Is A Chase That Never Ends
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – It hasn’t won yet, but it’s getting closer.
Nashville-based Baker Curb Racing, with veteran Jason Keller at the wheel, has put together back-to-back top-10 finishes to climb to 7th …

Mon, 05/4/09 – 15:55 | Comments Off on Keller Nationwide Effort Showing Promise
Bill Elliott Had A Thing For The Lady In Black
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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In the 60 years of racing at Darlington Raceway, few events have drawn as much attention to the Lady in Black as the 1985 Southern 500. It was at that …

Mon, 05/4/09 – 12:35 | Comments Off on Bill Elliott Had A Thing For The Lady In Black
Woody: Crashes Not Wrecking Racing
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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It is race fans’ guilty little secret: We love wrecks.
We crave crashes, we delight in demolitions, we’re wowed by wipeouts. We can’t get enough of that tumbling stuff.
I’ve been covering …

Mon, 05/4/09 – 12:33 | One Comment
Kyle Busch Is Also Winning Over The Fans
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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There is a threshold in sports that many of the all-time greats had to cross. Dale Earnhardt Sr. had to cross it, Darrell Waltrip had to cross it, Muhammad Ali …

Sun, 05/3/09 – 18:35 | 12 Comments
Worsham gives Alan Johnson A Funny Car Win
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Team-owner Alan Johnson now has a Full Throttle NHRA Funny Car victory to go along with his Top Fuel victory.
On Sunday at Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Ill., Johnson’s new Al-Anabi/Alan Johnson Racing team got …

Sun, 05/3/09 – 18:30 | Comments Off on Worsham gives Alan Johnson A Funny Car Win