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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Power looks for elusive IndyCar title at Fontana

Stay on the lead lap, keep his car out of scrapes and within shouting distance of Helio Castroneves and the IndyCar championship will be Power's after Saturday's race at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

AutoWeek

IndyCar champion Scott Dixon points to changes as reason for Ganassi's slow start

Current IndyCar champion Scott Dixon thinks that some internal distractions earlier in the year contributed to his Ganassi Racing team's slow start in 2014.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Paddock Talk

Nissan's Mardenborough Joins The Motorsport Elite

The winner of the 2011 Nissan PlayStation GT Academy competition, Jann Mardenborough, is now a member of the British Racing Drivers' Club , arguably the most exclusive club in motorsport.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Inside Bay Area

IndyCar: Will Power wins pole at Sonoma

In 2012, he lost the IndyCar Series championship to Ryan Hunter-Reay by three points.

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Motorsport.com

This week in racing history

People in this week in racing history include: Frank Raymond Wilton, Dario Franchitti, Ayrton Senna, Gerhard Berger, Frank Williams, James Hunt and Kenny Bernstein August 24 Frank Raymond Wilton, "Lofty" England, rally driver, race car engineer, and Chairman & CEO of Jaguar, born in London, England .

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

SFGate

IndyCar's Charlie Kimball an inspiration to other diabetics

Charlie Kimball enjoys a light moment with other drivers during the tests. Some of the top IndyCar teams tested out the track at the Sonoma Raceway Thursday August 7, 2014 in preparation for the Go Pro Grand Prix of Sonoma.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Sonoma: Target Ganassi IndyCar Race Preview

BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW THAT Championship Pedigree: Chip Ganassi was honored this month by the International Motor Racing Research Center for outstanding contributions to motorsports by receiving the inaugural Cameron R. Argetsinger Award.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Daily Record

Sunday Mail launches search to salute the Scottish sporting...

That's the challenge for you and our expert judges as we launch the eighth annual Sunday Mail and sportscotland Sports Awards today.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Points battle between Power, Castroneves resumes at Milwaukee

With the Milwaukee Mile, Sonoma Raceway and Auto Club Speedway left on the 2014 IndyCar schedule, Power holds only a four-point lead over Helio Castroneves, his teammate at Team Penske.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Paddock Talk

2014 Milwaukee: Target Chip Ganassi Racing IndyCar Race Preview

BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW THAT Championship Pedigree: Chip Ganassi was honored last week by the International Motor Racing Research Center for outstanding contributions to motorsports by receiving the inaugural Cameron R. Argetsinger Award.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Examiner.com

Motorsports: Chip Ganassi accepts inaugural Cameron R. Argetsinger Award, IMRRC

Racing team owner, Chip Ganassi, in front of a host of other motor sports notables, accepted the inaugural Cameron R. Argetsinger Award for outstanding contributions to motor sports on Thursday evening, August 7. The award was presented by the International Motor Racing Research Center .

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Curt Cavin: Who wins IndyCar's race to retirement?

Curt Cavin: Who wins IndyCar's race to retirement? Kanaan and Castroneves will surely get there before Dixon Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1sbZHSx Tony Kanaan will one day follow friend Dario Franchitti into IndyCar retirement, but he doesn't want it to be soon Answer: The obvious first answer is Kanaan given that he's the ... (more)

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Review

Dixon goes from last to first at Mid-Ohio race

Scott Dixon drove a spectacular race as he captured his 34th career IndyCar victory at The Honda Indy 200 at The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

The State

Bourdais battles weather, other cars to get pole

A noon downpour turned the 2.25-mile, 13-turn circuit into a slippery strand of roadway, but Bourdais proved to be the best on rain tires.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

News Herald

Kimball part of Mid-Ohio winners clubKimball part of Mid-Ohio winners ...

IndyCar driver Charlie Kimball joined an elite club by winning last year at Mid-Ohio, a track that generally only rewards the best of the best of the sport.

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The Miami Herald

Hunter-Reay tops after early Mid-Ohio qualifying

Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay turned in the best time during IndyCar practice Friday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

13-turn Ohio benefits skidding Ganassi Racing

Maybe this is the weekend Target/Chip Ganassi Racing finally gets back to victory lane in the Verizon IndyCar Series.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Bean takes the win in race that goes right to the wire

THE fourth round of the MSA British Rallycross Championship in association with the Shannon Group took place at the Pembrey race circuit in South Wales last weekend with a number of local drivers making the long trip.

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