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The 104th edition of the Indianapolis 500 has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 23, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials from INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) announced Thursday. “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” will …

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Busch Brothers’ Act Is Boffo
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Martinsville, Va. – Kyle Busch was mature, friendly, engaging and cooperative Friday morning as he made his weekly appearance in front of the NASCAR media.
His performance behind the microphone wasn’t …

Sat, 03/28/09 – 20:15 | One Comment
Brown Leads Clean Qualifying Sweep At HRP
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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BAYTOWN, Texas – Antron Brown led a clean sweep of new No. 1 qualifiers  Saturday at Houston Raceway Park, where cooler temperatures and a dry racetrack reset the professional fields …

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Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 Postponed
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 The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway has been postponed due to rain. The race will be run Monday at 12 p.m. (eastern)  and will air on SPEED, MRN and …

Sat, 03/28/09 – 14:49 | Comments Off on Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 Postponed
Marco Andretti Eyes Two Prizes
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Win the Indianapolis 500. Win the IndyCar Series championship.
That formula worked for Dario Franchitti in 2007 and Scott Dixon in 2008, and Marco Andretti has been taking notes. Asked to …

Sat, 03/28/09 – 12:45 | One Comment
Analysis: Thoughts On Martinsville
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Tony Stewart has always been big on thinking. When it comes to racing, Stewart is huge on thinking. Some say that Stewart should do less talking, but hey, what good …

Sat, 03/28/09 – 9:25 | One Comment
Cory Mac On Top in Houston
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Cory McClenathan impressed himself, and topped the Top Fuel field, when he grabbed the provisional No. 1 spot during the rain-plagued opening day of qualifications for the 22nd annual O’Reilly …

Sat, 03/28/09 – 9:15 | Comments Off on Cory Mac On Top in Houston
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A  softer, alternate Firestone Racing tire compound promises to add to the strategy mix during the IndyCar Series’ seven road/street course events in 2009. 
Known as “reds” because of their bright red sidewalls, the alternate tires …

Sat, 03/28/09 – 9:12 | Comments Off on Firestone Opts For Alternate “Red” Rubber
On The Track: Rick Minter
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Fri, 03/27/09 – 21:55 | Comments Off on On The Track: Rick Minter
Rain Makes Gordon An Unqualified Success
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Martinsville, Va. – Jeff Gordon’s good Martinsville Speedway fortunes continued Friday as he inherited the pole for Sunday’s Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 after rain washed out qualifying.
The line-up for …

Fri, 03/27/09 – 16:19 | Comments Off on Rain Makes Gordon An Unqualified Success
All Martin Asks for is a Miracle
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Like so many middle-age-crazy ideas – buying that sports car convertible, getting matching tattoos with Darlene down at the Waffle House, returning Bernie Madoff’s phone call – it seemed like …

Fri, 03/27/09 – 0:30 | 4 Comments