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Sunday Jul 6 | Formula1.com

Paddock Postcard from Silverstone06 Jul 2014

Befitting this year’s British Grand Prix’s status as the 50th such race to be held at Silverstone since Luigi Villoresi won the first-ever event on October 2nd 1948, two years before the inauguration of the FIA Formula One World Championship, the atmosphere was one of spectacular celebration of the sport.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Times-Tribune

INDYCAR: Bourdais trying to re-make a name for himself

The 35-year-old Frenchman has won 31 poles, which ranks third among active drivers and ninth all-time.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Republic

SPORTS: Houston track takes toll on cars, drivers

IndyCar's weekend in Houston got underway with Dario Franchitti's career-ending crash in the back of everyone's mind.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Mercedes-Benz Friday action at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

"Some of the fastest, most exhilarating, most innovative and most beautiful Mercedes-Benz cars spanning a century of motorsport took to the Goodwood Hill in glorious sunshine today.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Formula1.com

Stars & cars - the line-up for Silverstone's 50th Grand Prix parade02 Jul 2014

Silverstone will reach a historic milestone this weekend when it hosts its 50th Grand Prix, and to celebrate the occasion in style a host of Formula One world champions and British Grand Prix winners will parade a selection of the most legendary machines ever to have graced the circuit.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Miami Herald

Verizon IndyCar Series - Pocono INDYCAR 500 Preview

Helio Castroneves 1-30; Simon Pagenaud 31; Castroneves 32-48; Helio Castroneves 1-30; Simon Pagenaud 31; Castroneves 32-48; Pagenaud 49-90.

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Yahoo!

Why the future looks bright for Silverstone once again

It's had its fair share of knocks and at times seemed unlikely to last but as Silverstone prepares to reflect on 50 years of Grand Prix racing it could finally have a brighter future ahead.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Times-Tribune

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That's 40 more laps around the 2.5-mile triangular track in Long Pond,which, according to driver Graham Rahal, is 40 more chances for something to happen - good, bad or otherwise.

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Motorsport.com

This week in racing history

People in this week in racing history include: Jimmy Bryan, Jim Clark, Dario Franchitti, Pierre Veyron, Hurley Haywood, Dajiro Kato, and Cindi Lux.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

IndyCar drivers recall Franchitti's crash

Return to Houston brings back memories of Dario Franchitti's career-ending crash Track has received $1 million in safety improvements Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1lxNDr5 Safety team members work to remove Dario Franchitti, of Scotland, from his car after a crash during the second IndyCar Grand Prix of Houston auto race, ... (more)

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WTOC-TV Savannah

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As his talented son, Andrew, was presented with his new wine-and-gold Cavaliers jersey, Mitchell Wiggins finally let go of some painful memories.

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The Washington Post

IndyCar looks for rebound at GP of Houston

Grand Prix of Houston promoter Mike Lanigan has spent almost $1 million to improve the temporary street course at Reliant Park after a rough IndyCar return last year.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Kenseth aims for 1st win of season at Kentucky

Dale Earnhardt Jr.? He hoped there were no hard feelings for the accident before the Sprint Cup series shifted this weekend to Kentucky Speedway.

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The Washington Post

Kenseth aims for 1st win of season at Kentucky

Dale Earnhardt Jr.? He hoped there were no hard feelings for the accident before the Sprint Cup series shifted this weekend to Kentucky Speedway.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Verizon IndyCar Series - Shell Pennzoil GP/Houston (Race 2) Preview

Power 1-56; Montoya 57-60; Power 61-99; Montoya 100-102; Power 1-56; Montoya 57-60; Power 61-99; Montoya 100-102; Carpenter 103-125; Power 126-170; Carpenter 171; Montoya 172-177; Power 178-181; Carpenter 182-212; Power 213; Carpenter 214-248.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Houston Press

Hey, Let's Hold a Car Race On a Cement Parking Lot During Summer

The Grand Prix of Houston folks are hoping they don't get any incidents like this with Dario Franchitti this year Indy cars raced around the Reliant Stadium park last October.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

Paddock Talk

Of Note

Dario Franchitti was among sports figures last weekend to be honored in Queen Elizabeth II's birthday list.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

Evening Times

Birthday Honours: John, Dario lead Scots

GLASGOW entertainer John Barrowman today celebrates being on the list of Scots recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list - and admits "it was the hardest thing" to keep quiet about.

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IcNorthWales

LOOK: Queen's Birthday Honours: North Wales figures recognised in monarch's list

Never miss a minute of the action with our guide to all the group games, kick-off times and all important TV channels they are broadcast on Cast from 'We Will Rock You' to be joined by Leanne Mitchell, winner of 2012's The Voice, as well as a unique Snowdonia's Got Talent competition See which people from the region were recognised in the annual ... (more)

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Myrtle Beach Online

Davies, Franchitti honored by Queen

A Friday, March 28, 2014 photo from files showing former driver Dario Franchitti, of Scotland, signing autographs during practice for the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg auto race in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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