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Thereís been almost a bewildering amount of news coming out of INDYCAR so far this weekósingle-file restarts back at several ovals, Conquest Racing sounding as if theyíll be missing the first races of the season, the carousel that is Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing continuing to spin, qualifying heats at Iowaóand it can be overwhelming to the fan. Honestly, most of us are just to the point where we want to see racing. I love
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Thereís been plenty of gloom this week about the state of oval track opportunities in 2012 for INDYCAR. And I will confess up front: although I generally enjoy most road and street courses, Iím a big oval fan. Indy, Iowa, Kentuckyóto my mind, these are great events and great tracks. However, above all, I want a healthy, financially feasible Series. If that means a deficit of a couple of ovals for the time being, Iím not going
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Iíve always found that the roughest time of winter is right before spring. Sure, the snow and ice arenít exactly pleasant, but you had become resigned to it, learned to work within the elements.
No, without question the roughest time is right before spring. You hear birds in the morning, and some green begins to peek through the brown, bare spots of land and piles of leftover dirty snow. But the weatherís still
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Itís only January, but Iím preparing for the Indy 500 and the IZOD IndyCar season.
My daughter is trying to pick 3 drivers to cheer for in 2011, with more than a little well-meaning advice and encouragement from her father. She knows Ed Carpenter is one, since thatís Sarah Fisherís
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Conquest Racing: I believe Bertrand Baguette is working for a return to Conquest in 2011, giving that team a legitimate shot and some much-needed continuity. Along with Baggy/Breadman/Bags/BBB, expect