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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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Minter: The Suite Life Should Be At The Finish Line
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Commerce, Ga. – Fans of every sport treasure their traditions. But it’s almost a given that if a sport is going to grow, those traditions have to be tweaked.
There’s an idea …

Fri, 05/1/09 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Minter: The Suite Life Should Be At The Finish Line
David Poole Issued A Fond Farewell
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Gastonia, N.C. – A wise person once advised that it’s good to make friends with a preacher so there’ll be someone who knows you to preach your funeral. There’s an …

Thu, 04/30/09 – 21:28 | One Comment
A Few Words With: Tony Stewart
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Tony Stewart is still looking for his first victory as an owner/driver. This weekend, the quest moves to a favorite track, his favorite track, Richmond International Raceway. This week, he shared a few words about …

Thu, 04/30/09 – 18:20 | Comments Off on A Few Words With: Tony Stewart
Woody: Bud Moore Was The Genuine American Hero
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Tom Wolfe once penned a famous Esquire article about moonshiner/racer Junior Johnson titled “The Last American Hero.”
Nothing against Junior, understand – I’ve always admired his gritty individualism – but I …

Thu, 04/30/09 – 11:16 | One Comment
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Wesley Lane, a crew member for the No. 90 team in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, has been suspended from the next six NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events and all NASCAR activity until …

Thu, 04/30/09 – 11:10 | Comments Off on Camping World Crew Chief Suspended
Ricky Carmichael Trades Pain For Pressure
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – From the quiet, comfortable air-conditioned safety of his transporter, Ricky Carmichael pointed first to his wrist, then to his shoulder and then his collar bone.  All, …

Thu, 04/30/09 – 10:10 | Comments Off on Ricky Carmichael Trades Pain For Pressure
Graham Rahal aboard the USS Ronald Regan
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Graham’s recent trip to the USS Ronald Reagan Naval aircraft carrier for Operation Homefront, a non-profit organization which provides emergency assistance and morale to our troups, to the families they leave behind and to wounded …

Wed, 04/29/09 – 20:26 | One Comment
Armijo: David, Thanks For Everything
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By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
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I don’t have nearly as many stories to share as my RacinToday.com colleagues Rick Minter and Larry Woody wrote in their wonderful tributes to David Poole. I didn’t know David …

Wed, 04/29/09 – 19:35 | Comments Off on Armijo: David, Thanks For Everything
Minter: They’re Going 200 mph Again At Talladega
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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In his final column, David Poole called for changes to the race track at Talladega Superspeedway to prevent a disaster from happening in light of the Carl Edwards crash at …

Wed, 04/29/09 – 15:33 | 8 Comments
RacinToday’s Pedley To Vote On NASCAR Hall of Fame Panel
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – The letters have been mailed, with the invitations extended.
NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France has sent letters of invitation to 50 people – including RacinToday.com Managing Editor Jim Pedley – asking …

Wed, 04/29/09 – 12:42 | 2 Comments