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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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Franchitti Loses Fenders, Wins A Race
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent 
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Long Beach, Calif. – Even for a road racer, Dario Franchitti took a circuitous route to find victory lane in the streets of Long Beach. Driving for Target Chip Ganassi …

Sun, 04/19/09 – 18:00 | Comments Off on Franchitti Loses Fenders, Wins A Race
Pedley: Martin Scores One For The Romantics
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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You would have thought Mark Martin got married Saturday night. As he stood sweating and uneasily smiling in the warm Phoenix night, flash bulbs were popping, champagne was flying, people …

Sun, 04/19/09 – 12:03 | One Comment
Castroneves’ Nightmare Ends, Dream resumes
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Winning back-to-back Indianapolis 500s? Easy. Scaling 20-foot catch fences? Child’s play. Dancing in front of tens of millions of people on network television? Cake.
Sitting in a media center talking to …

Sat, 04/18/09 – 22:55 | Comments Off on Castroneves’ Nightmare Ends, Dream resumes
Mark Martin Back In Victory Lane
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When Mark Martin accepted Rick Hendrick’s invitation to run a full season in one of his cars, Martin said he would do it because he figured it would give him a final shot at winning …

Sat, 04/18/09 – 22:52 | Comments Off on Mark Martin Back In Victory Lane
De Ferran Acura Claims ALMS Victory in Long Beach
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent 
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Long Beach, Calif. – The Acura ARX-02a of Gil de Ferran and Simon Pagenaud claimed victory in the American Le Mans Series sprint in the streets of Long Beach. The …

Sat, 04/18/09 – 20:54 | Comments Off on De Ferran Acura Claims ALMS Victory in Long Beach
Will Power Drives To Pole At Long Beach
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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Long Beach, Calif. – Penske Racing’s Helio Castroneves was exonerated by a jury on Friday and on Saturday his part-time replacement, Will Power, exonerated himself by winning the pole for the …

Sat, 04/18/09 – 18:28 | Comments Off on Will Power Drives To Pole At Long Beach
Flag to Flag: Phoenix
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Watching the Subway Fresh Fit 500 tonight?
Do you simply have to talk about it with someone?
Join RacinToday.com’s Nick Bromberg as he chats “Flag to Flag” about the Phoenix  race.

Sat, 04/18/09 – 17:30 | 63 Comments
Jimmie Credits Jeff For Blooming In The Desert
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Correspondent
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 Avondale, Ariz. – As Jimmie Johnson prepares to make his bid to establish more history in the desert this weekend, the El Cajon, Calif. driver admitted on Friday that his …

Sat, 04/18/09 – 16:50 | Comments Off on Jimmie Credits Jeff For Blooming In The Desert
Professor Teaches  A Lesson In Class
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Commerce, Ga. – Some things haven’t changed very much in the 29 years that the NHRA has been hosting the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
On Saturday afternoon, Arlene Johnson rode …

Sat, 04/18/09 – 16:49 | Comments Off on Professor Teaches A Lesson In Class
Pedley: Roush Acts Like Roush After Landmark Win
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Jack Roush is one of those. He is one of those people who simply will not let the emotional wall down so others can get a peek.
Friday night in Phoenix, …

Sat, 04/18/09 – 10:15 | 2 Comments