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James Hinchcliffe, SPM Hit With Post-Texas Penalty

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It’s been a quiet year for penalties in the Verizon IndyCar Series, but the statement was forced to take action after the restarted Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. Runner-up finisher James Hinchcliffe and Schmidt Peterson Motorsports have been issued a 25-point penalty in both the drivers and owners championships …

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Michigan Track President Roger Curtis Leaving the Speedway

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International Speedway Corporation announced Tuesday afternoon that Michigan International Speedway president Roger Curtis will be leaving his position effective immediately. While no specific reason was provided for his departure, ISC said he was pursuing new opportunities. “We want to thank Roger Curtis for his many years of service with ISC, …

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Betty Jane France Dies

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Early Tuesday morning, NASCAR announced that Betty Jane France, the widow of former NASCAR CEO Bill France, Jr. and the mother of current CEO Brian France, died on Monday after an illness. Prior to her death, France served as the executive vp and treasurer of NASCAR.  Additionally, she was the chairwoman …

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5 Points to Ponder: Clint Bowyer Struggles On

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Two-Thirds Down: With the conclusion of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, we’re now exactly two thirds through the longest season in all of professional sports. Just a pair of races remain (Darlington Raceway and Richmond International Raceway) before the circuit gets down to the serious …

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