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NASCAR Racing Experience Review: Take a NASCAR race car out for a spin
Check out our photos of my NASCAR Racing Experience review and read our tips, advice and review of my 5 minute drive NASCAR style. Top tip: YES you will need to to drive a stick shift for this adventure unless you choose the passenger option. I know I’m …
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Auto Racing’s NASCAR Accused of Racial Discrimination in Lawsuit
NASCAR was hit with a $ 500 million lawsuit accusing the auto racing body of racial discrimination for preventing black-owned teams and drivers from competing, including in the Sprint Cup Series. Terrance Cox and his company, Diversity Motorsports Racing …
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NASCAR Is Ruining Stock Car Racing, One Rule Change At A Time
On Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal published an article examining the slide in NASCAR’s popularity. The piece highlighted several factors explaining why stock car racing has yet to recover from the slump caused by the 2008-09 economic crash: A less …
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Latest Indy Car Racing News

SportsFernando Alonso Completes First IndyCar Test
Fernando Alonso To Race In 2017 Indy 500 Alonso will skip this year’s Monaco Grand Prix to race in the Indy 500. With all the hype surrounding Alonso, McLaren have said that they aren’t ready for a full return to IndyCar just yet.
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IndyCar Racing
Gayle Anderson was live in Fontana where the world’s fastest drivers return to Auto Club Speedway in Fontana for the annual MAVTV 500 Verizon INDYCAR Series to race on one of the fastest tracks on the INDYCAR circuit. Qualifying Day is TODAY, Friday.
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Dangers of IndyCar open-cockpit racing back in spotlight
This photo taken Aug. 23, 2015, shows Justin Wilson, of England, driving during the Pocono IndyCar 500 auto race in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. Wilson has died from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway. He was 37.
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Latest NASCAR Racing News

?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????NASCAR Racing 2003 Season: How Does It Hold Up?
It is hard to believe that it has been nearly 11 years since Papyrus Design Group’s swan song, NASCAR Racing 2003 Season (also known as NR2k3), was released. At one time, it was regarded to as the pinnacle of racing simulation, and could only be found …
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Is NASCAR considering quieter race cars?
Stock car racing without the mega-decibel roar of the engines would definitely be different. If you’ve never been to a NASCAR race before, here are two free pieces of advice: don’t drink a beverage without a lid, because tiny tire pieces will end up in …
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That’s Racing ? : NASCAR Champ Tony Stewart Hit and Killed Kevin Ward, Jr.
The dirt track at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in Canandaigua, N.Y., is a half-mile oval, but the stunning incident late Saturday night involving Tony Stewart and Kevin Ward, Jr. occurred at a dangerous intersection. It happened at the crossroads of fame …
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Latest Indy Car Racing News

INDYCAR: RACING IN A VACUUM IS NOT SUSTAINABLE.
Detroit. IndyCar, or INDYCAR as it wants to project itself, opened the 2015 Verizon IndyCar season with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg with much fanfare, much of it of the self-congratulatory, back-patting variety, I might add. Be that as it …
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Bourdais ends 52-race IndyCar win drought
French pole-sitter Sebastien Bourdais ended a seven-year win drought by capturing the first of two races Sunday at the Toronto Indy double-header. Bourdais, who had been winless in 52 races, took his first victory since 2007 in Mexico City in the 65-lap …
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IndyCar racing will return to Pennsylvania’s Pocono Raceway in 2016
Despite the fact that attendance hasn’t been what has been hoped for over the past three years, the Verizon IndyCar Series will return to Pocono Raceway for the fourth consecutive year next summer. IndyCar and Pocono both announced on Tuesday morning that …
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Latest Indy Car Racing News

IndyCar race postponed to Monday
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) With rain pelting the garage roof at Pocono Raceway and knowing he’d have to wait another day to race, Mikhail Aleshin just shrugged. No big deal for the first Russian-born driver to win an IndyCar pole. “Just one more day sitting …
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Racing Worth Watching  INDYCAR
For this edition of Racing Worth Watching, I want to highlight a racing series that doesn’t get a lot of attention here in the US of A. In fact, it doesn’t get much attention anywhere, and frankly, that’s a shame. I want to do my part to shine some …
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Vasser, KV Racing shut down IndyCar team after 14 years
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Former CART champion Jimmy Vasser has shut down his IndyCar team after 14 years and seven victories, including the 2013 Indianapolis 500. KV Racing Technology, owned by Australian businessman Kevin Kalkhoven and Vasser, announced the …
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Boat racing returns to Jacksonville after 25 years

sportBoat racing returns to Jacksonville after 25 years
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – You can see something on the St. Johns River this weekend that has not happened in 25 years: boat racing. Jacksonville’s Grand Prix of the Sea will be held Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Boat racing was a fixture downtown for awhile …
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Sprint boat racing becomes a reality in Burley
BURLEY, Id. ( KMVT / KSVT ) In Burley, WARP Racing has developed a spring boat track just north of the airport. There’s already a round track for go carts and a motocross track for motorcycles and four wheelers, but now the sprint boat track is completed …
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Results: Power Boat Racing At Ferry Reach
The Bermuda Power Boat Association hosted an afternoon of power boat racing today [Sept 7] at Ferry Reach which saw boats racing an offshore race and an inshore route. The first race of the afternoon saw Around The Island Race winners David Selley with …
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Latest Indy Car Racing News

sportFuel & Tires: Johnson takes seventh Cup title; Rosberg vs. Hamilton for F1 championship
The last of the “big three” racing series, which also includes NASCAR and IndyCar, is the last to leave the table this season. Before we get to that, let’s do a quick recap on a history-making weekend in NASCAR Sprint Cup. If, like me, you were …
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Indy Car Racing Returning To Pocono
(Long Pond, PA) — Indy car racing is coming back to the Pocono Raceway. WNEP-TV reports there was speculation that open-wheel racing might not return because attendance was down at last summer’s Indy race. But the raceway announced today that the …
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Andretti works to revive Indy Car racing in Milwaukee
Indy Car racing roars back to Milwaukee this weekend, thanks in part to a new marketing push from Andretti Sports. “We were brought on board to kind of resurrect this event,” sake Jade Gurss with Andretti Sports. As the new promoter of the race, the group …
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Johnny Rutherford, Eddie Gossage talk Indy Car racing with David Reed

sportJohnny Rutherford, Eddie Gossage talk Indy Car racing with David Reed
SHERMAN, Texas — Texas Motor Speedway director Eddie Gossage and Indy Racing legend Johnny Rutherford stopped by the KXII studios on Thursday to discuss the Firestone 600 race on June 6 at TMS. Texas Motor Speeway’s Eddie Gossage (right), and Indy racing …
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Fans Excited About Indy Car Racing Returning to W.G.I.
Lots of excitement in Watkins Glen as word gets around that Indy Car racing will return to Watkins Glen International over the Labor Day Weekend. Indy Car officials made the announcement Friday after talks to hold the Grand Prix of Boston that same weekend …
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Indy Car racing: Pocono CEO Igdalsky says IndyCar ‘50-50’ to return in 2016
IndyCar returned to Pocono in 2013 after a 24-year absence for the first race of a three-year contract. With the deal over, Igdalsky hopes to know within two weeks if the financial numbers justify another season. IndyCar ticket sales at Pocono have been …
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Dragon Boat Racing Festival kicks off at Corniche

sportDragon Boat Racing Festival kicks off at Corniche
The Volvo Ocean Race may be on a three-week hiatus but watersports lovers thirsty for action should flock to the Corniche this Friday for the Dragon Boat Racing Festival. The UAE Dragon Boat Associa­tion (UAE DBA) is teaming up with Abu Dhabi Sailing …
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Boat racing comes to Riverside this weekend for Round 2
Roaring SuperStock speedboats and bouncing AquaX watercraft will be racing off Riverside this weekend as the St. Johns River Grand Prix returns off Memorial Park. Admission is free as racing starts at 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday in a course offshore of the …
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Sprint boat racing becomes a reality in Burley
BURLEY, Id. ( KMVT / KSVT ) In Burley, WARP Racing has developed a spring boat track just north of the airport. There’s already a round track for go carts and a motocross track for motorcycles and four wheelers, but now the sprint boat track is completed …
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These Colorized Photos Show a Century’s Evolution of Indy 500 Racing

sportThese Colorized Photos Show a Century’s Evolution of Indy 500 Racing
The first Indy 500 was held on May 30, 1911 The Indianapolis 500, which will be held on May 29 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, looks quite a bit different today than it did when the first race was held on May 30, 1911. That year, the formerly gravel-and …
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Samsung to Support Spencer Pigot and No. 20 Ed Carpenter Racing Entry in Remaining Verizon INDYCAR Series Races
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung, a multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Seoul, will support Spencer Pigot and his No. 20 Ed Carpenter Racing entry for the INDYCAR Grand Prix at the Glen and the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.
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Indy Car Racing Not Just on Tracks
Thank for your incisive “cut through the clutter” reviews of television spots in the L.A. Times. As a former ad agency account executive, I can relate. As a former marketing director for an Indy car team, however, I cannot relate to your stereotypical …
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