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Yesterday | BlogTO

Rain makes for historic racing at the 2014 Honda Indy

Motorsports fans who turned out to Toronto's only race event this past weekend were in for frustration or excitement, depending on which day they attended.

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

Yesterday | Paddock Talk

Kanaan Turning Early Season Struggles Around

By Brad Gerhart In what started out as pure frustration for Tony Kanaan ended with a hard fought podium turn around.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Paddock Talk

Bourdais Claims Win In First Race Of Honda Indy Toronto Doubleheader

It's been a long and winding road between victories for Sebastien Bourdais. Bourdais, driving the No.

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

Motorsport.com

Bourdais is a winner again after a seven year hiatus from Victory Lane

Sebastien Bourdais dominated the 65 lap race on the streets of Toronto this morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, CART Racing, Sebastien Bourdais, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Scuderia Toro Rosso, Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Indy Racing, KV Racing Technology, Paul Tracy, Team Penske, Helio Castroneves, Simon Pagenaud, Team Australia

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Bourdais claims pole for first race at Honda Indy Toronto

That streak, covering 54 starts for the four-time CART champion, ended July 19 as the driver of the No.

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Motorsport.com

Bourdais earns first pole since 2007

That streak, covering 54 starts for the four-time CART champion, ended July 19 as the driver of the No.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Canada.com

IndyCar champ Scott Dixon again hopes Honda Indy Toronto revives season

For one magical week in July, he was the king of speed. In eight short days, he won three races, picked up US$100,000 in bonus prize money and put himself in the driver's seat to win the IndyCar championship.

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Related Topix: Sports, Scott Dixon, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Racing, Indy Racing, Sebastien Bourdais, Formula-1 Racing, Scuderia Toro Rosso, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti

The Globe and Mail

When it comes to concussions, race teams are ahead of the pack

Like many players in contact sports, Dario Franchitti, 41, made the only real choice available to him after an accident caused his third big concussion: retirement.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Indy Racing, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Nextel Cup

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Sunday Mail

Hockey: Palmer is not my 'daddy'

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

The St Paul Journal

Treacherous Track: Honda Indy Toronto as difficult to finish as it is to win

Briscoe broke his wrist in the first race of the doubleheader at the Honda Indy Toronto last year, an injury that kept him from competing in the second race and later led to surgery.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andretti Autosport, Racing, Tony Kanaan, Indy Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, CART Racing, Graham Rahal, Team Rahal, Sarah Fisher, Target Chip Ganassi Racing

Paddock Talk

2014 Toronto: Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar Race Preview

DATE: July 18-20, 2014 QUALIFYING BROADCAST: LIVE on www.indycar.com RACE BROADCAST: Live on Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20 - both at 3:00 p.m. ET on NBCSN RADIO BROADCAST: The race will air on IMS Radio Network, XM 209 & Sirius channels 213 TRACK LAYOUT: 1.75-mile, 11-turn temporary street course RACE LENGTH: 85 laps / 148.75 miles 2013 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Scott Dixon, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Indy Racing, Team Rahal, CART Racing, Michel Jourdain, Jr.

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Globe and Mail

What to watch for at the Toronto Indy double header this weekend

Scott Dixon won both races of the double header at last year's Toronto Indy. Scott Dixon won both races of the double header at last year's Toronto Indy.

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

Sat Jul 12, 2014

National Speed Sport News

Fresh Tires Give Hunter-Reay Iowa Victory

Ryan Hunter-Reay blasted his way to the front of the field with just two laps left to steal an apparent victory away from Tony Kanaan as the winner of the 98th Indianapolis 500 scored his third win this season in Saturday night's Iowa Corn Indy 300 at Iowa Speedway.

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Paddock Talk

2013 Iowa: IndyCar Starting Line-up (Grid) & Race Preview

By Mike Sulka The IndyCar series has been coming to Iowa for the Corn Indy 300 since 2007.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Weekend auto racing glance

History: James Hinchcliffe led 226 of 250 laps last year en route to his first oval victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Fox, Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Eric McClure, Dario Franchitti, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Indy Racing, Team Penske, Juan Pablo Montoya, Chip Ganassi Racing, Helio Castroneves

Sun Jul 06, 2014

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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Related Topix: Sports, Scott Dixon, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Racing, Indy Racing, Andretti Autosport, Tony Kanaan, Dan Wheldon, Panther Racing, NASCAR, Roger Penske, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Sam Hornish Jr.

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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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Jackie Stewart, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Indy Racing, Red Bull Racing, Mark Webber, Red Bull Racing Team

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