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Yesterday | Hawk Eye

Making the right decision

A day after Dario Franchitti announced his retirement, another IndyCar driver said he was also getting out of his car.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Indy Racing, Dreyer & Reinbold Racing, Mike Conway

Mon Apr 14, 2014

National Public Radio

Mike Conway Victory Validates Ed Carpenter Racing

A day after Dario Franchitti announced his retirement, another IndyCar driver said he was also getting out of his car.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Racing, Ed Carpenter, Vision Racing, Mike Conway, Dreyer & Reinbold Racing, Target Chip Ganassi Racing

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Washington Times

Tracy brings outspoken opinions to NBC booth

Paul Tracy , one of the most outspoken and polarizing drivers in recent history, has been given a microphone to opine about the current state of IndyCar.

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Related Topix: Sports, CART Racing, Forsythe Championship Racing, KV Racing Technology, Paul Tracy, Racing, Indy Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Sebastien Bourdais, Formula-1 Racing, Scuderia Toro Rosso, Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing, Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Motorsport.com

The RRDC has a new ambassador in Dario Franchitti

The Road Racing Drivers Club has been around for over 60 years now has three-time Indy 500 winner Dario Franchtti to spread their word.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Indy Racing, Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan, Andretti Autosport, Team Penske, Ryan Briscoe

Los Angeles Times

Going into Grand Prix of Long Beach, Tony Kanaan is where he belongs

No matter where he starts Sunday's race, veteran IndyCar driver Tony Kanaan believes he is sitting pretty.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Racing, Andretti Autosport, Tony Kanaan, Indy Racing, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Michael Andretti, Andretti Green Racing, Simon Pagenaud, CART Racing, Team Australia

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Video: Dario Franchitti, Kevin Kalkhoven, Gerald Forsythe join Long...

For full coverage of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, go here: http://www.presstelegram.com/long-beach-grand-prix-2014 In this video, Dario Franchitti, Kevin Kalkhoven and Gerald Forsythe joined the Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Same on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Long Beach, Calif.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Indy Racing

The New Zealand Herald

Motorsport: Iceman focuses on Florida

IndyCar driver Scott Dixon arrives in Florida this weekend for the second round of the 2014 championship fourth on the table after the opening gambit in Saint Petersburg.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Scott Dixon, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Indy Racing, Michael Andretti, Andretti Green Racing, Tony Kanaan, Andretti Autosport

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Motorsport.com

Team Penske Long Beach race advance

A SILVER ANNIVERSARY WINNER: In 1999, Juan Pablo Montoya dominated in Long Beach to score is first career IndyCar victory in the 25th anniversary of the famous street race.

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Related Topix: Sports, Team Penske, Racing, Indy Racing, Juan Pablo Montoya, NASCAR, Chip Ganassi Racing, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Helio Castroneves

NBC Los Angeles

Franchitti Among Long Beach Walk of Fame Inductees

Four-time IndyCar Series champ Dario Franchitti and two team owners will be inducted into the Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame Thursday as event get underway before this weekend's racing.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Racing, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Indy Racing, CART Racing, Forsythe Championship Racing, KV Racing Technology, Paul Tracy

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Paddock Talk

2014 Long Beach: Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar Race Preview

QUALIFYING BROADCAST: NBC Sports Network at 6 p.m. ET Saturday, April 12; live on the IMS Radio Network and www.indycar.com RACE BROADCAST: Live on NBC Sports Network, Sunday, April 21 at 4 p.m. ET RADIO BROADCAST: The race will air on IMS Radio Network, XM 211 & Sirius 211 TRACK LAYOUT: 1.968-mile, 11-turn street course RACE LENGTH: 80 laps / ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, KV Racing Technology, Super Aguri, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Takuma Sato, Indy Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, CART Racing, Team Rahal, Target Chip Ganassi Racing

Motorsport.com

Mike Conway ready for "roar by the shore" in 40th Long Beach classic

There may not have been anything more inspiring in motorsports than when Mike Conway came back from his brutal Indy 500 injuries to capture the 2011 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Conway, Dreyer & Reinbold Racing, Racing, Indy Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Team Penske, Ryan Briscoe, Ed Carpenter, Vision Racing

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Motorsport.com

Verizon IndyCar Series returns to Long Beach

The street circuit has been hosting Indy car events since 1984. Takuma Sato won the race in 2013, while Dario Franchitti won the pole.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Wave

Indy 500 winner revved about race

IndyCar driver Tony Kanaan is looking forward to next weekend's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Racing, Andretti Autosport, Tony Kanaan, Indy Racing, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Luczo Dragon Racing, Jimmy Vasser

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Power back in the spotlight following St. Pete win

Will Power left a late dinner and headed out on foot through the downtown streets of St. Petersburg, where nearly every stranger he passed congratulated him on his win.

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Related Topix: Sports, Team Penske, Racing, Will Power, CART Racing, Indy Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Andretti Autosport

Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Miami Herald

Sato grabs pole for IndyCar season-opener

St. Petersburg, FL - Takuma Sato will start of the pole for the Verizon IndyCar Series season-opening race on the streets of St. Petersburg after winning Saturday's qualifying, which was delayed more than three hours due to severe thunderstorms.

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Related Topix: Sports, KV Racing Technology, Super Aguri, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Takuma Sato, Indy Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Andretti Autosport, Tony Kanaan, Target Chip Ganassi Racing

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Kanaan prepares for debut in Franchitti's old ride

Tony Kanaan, of Brazil, walks to pit road before practice for the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg auto race, Saturday, March 29, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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St. Petersburg Times

Steady Scott Dixon piles up success at Ganassi

Scott Dixon began his 2013 season with a rare struggle - a 20th-place qualifying run at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

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Related Topix: Sports, Scott Dixon, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Racing, Indy Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Team Penske, Ryan Briscoe, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Andretti Autosport

Fri Mar 28, 2014

ABC News

Franchitti Returns to IndyCar as a Spectator

Dario Franchitti found a spot on the Chip Ganassi Racing timing stand and settled in for the first IndyCar practice of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Racing, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Indy Racing, Andretti Autosport, Tony Kanaan

Paddock Talk

2014 St. Petersburg Q&A: IndyCar - Dario Franchitti

DARIO FRANCHITTI, TEAM AND DRIVER ADVISOR FOR CHIP GANASSI RACING INDYCAR PROGRAM and four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion and three-time Indianapolis 500 winner, met with members of the media and discussed his role at Chip Ganassi Racing, driving the Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 to pace the 2014 Indianapolis 500, the Chip Ganassi Racing 2014 driver ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Racing, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Indy Racing, Chip Ganassi Racing

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Racers break in the track for Firestone Grand Prix

St. Petersburg, Florida - The excitement is revving up in downtown Saint Pete as racers ready their cars to break in the track and celebrate a decade of racing in the city.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Takuma Sato, KV Racing Technology, Indy Racing, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Team Penske, Will Power, CART Racing

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