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  • Marco Andretti, in sixth position, is primed for fastest Indy field

    Marco Andretti was rolling along on the highway from New York City to Nazareth, Pa., the other day, so it was a good time to talk Indy 500. He is great in such phone conversations because, like his time behind the racing wheel, he is never on cruise...
  • Nazareth's Sage Karam has 'senior prom' at Indy

    Nazareth's Sage Karam has 'senior prom' at Indy
    Nazareth's Sage Karam missed his senior prom to qualify for the Indianapolis 500.  On Wednesday, his racing crew and girlfriend Anna de Ferran, daughter of 2003 Indianapolis 500 winner Gil de Ferran, made it up to him. The 19-year-old Karam, the...
  • Indy 500's high-end promises: big-name favorites, unprecedented speed

    Indy 500's high-end promises: big-name favorites, unprecedented speed
    Intriguing stories surround several of the 33 drivers in this year's Indianapolis 500, and there's a strong chance they'll share one thing in common: An exceptionally fast and furious race. Last year's race, won by Tony Kanaan, was the fastest in...
  • Tony Kanaan tops speed chart in final practice for Indy 500

    Tony Kanaan tops speed chart in final practice for Indy 500
    Defending winner Tony Kanaan posted the fastest speed Friday in final practice for the Indianapolis 500. Kanaan turned a lap of 227.838 mph during the one-hour session on "Carb Day" at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a throwback term to the days when crews...
  • Why immigration reform has GOP leaders eating one of their own

    Why immigration reform has GOP leaders eating one of their own
    Not only have House Republican leaders ditched a comprehensive immigration overhaul from the Senate, now they are even blocking a more modest effort from one of their own. House GOP leaders have refused to allow a vote on legislation from Republican...
  • Chip Ganassi wants to see an end to yellow caution Indy 500 finishes

    Chip Ganassi wants to see an end to yellow caution Indy 500 finishes
    The century-old Indianapolis 500 is steeped in tradition, from the pre-race release of thousands of balloons to the winner's gulp of milk in Victory Lane. But Chip Ganassi, one of racing's leading team owners, thinks Indy has one tradition too many....
  • Next year's Pocono IndyCar race to be televised by NBC Sports Network

     
    IndyCar just released its television schedule for next year and the race at Pocono Raceway on July 6 is set to be broadcast on the NBC Sports Network. IndyCar's return to Pocono this past July was televised by ABC, but perhaps the change in format to a...
  • We get the green flag on the Michael Andretti street sign in Allentown

     
    Thanks to a number of Warrior spies who took the time to provide information, I think I've solved most of the mystery over the street-name sign spotted by city resident Joe Holler on Hamilton Street at the Ninth Street intersection in early December....
  • Will Formula E fill the IndyCar void for Marco Andretti?

     
    In a story on the nbcsports.com website, Mario Andretti told writer Tony DiZinno, “It’s not plausible. I’ll fight (Hulman & Company CEO) Mark Miles on this the whole way. It’s diminishing the series.” Marco Andretti told me,...
  • Isn't it time for someone to reward Sage Karam's talent -- no (purse) strings attached?

     
    Some guy with a Twitter name of @JeffJustJeff posted the following during Saturday’s Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring sports car endurance race: “@SageKaram has thoroughly impressed me. Get that kid a full time ride.” Another guy named...
  • Gary Bettenhausen's death triggers lots of memories

     
    Mario Andretti (left) goes around the outside to pass Billy Vukovich for the lead at Nazareth in 1969. When I first learned on Monday about the death of racer Gary Bettenhausen, a number of different thoughts came to my mind.......