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Open Wheel Wednesday: Roundtable Discussion of the Goings-On at Indy

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Matt Stallknecht: Can I just say how excited I am to be going to Indy this weekend?! Huston Ladner: I hope you’re going as a paramedic, looks like you might have work Toni Montgomery: I’d be excited though too Aaron Bearden: I’m happy for you! If things don’t get worked …

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Four Burning Questions at the All-Star Race: Kyle Busch’s Return & Clean Air Madness

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All-Star weekend has come upon us in the world of NASCAR, and the pomp and circumstance filled extravaganza that is the Sprint All-Star Race is once again packed with storylines in advance of the race. Many different people in the industry have many different opinions on this race. Some think …

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Can IndyCar learn from Boxing’s Recent Success?

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One day after the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Season started, I boldly professed that I would not criticize and/or overtly highlight IndyCar’s ever-present issue of declining popularity. I professed this in hopes that I and other IndyCar beat writers would focus on the positives of the sport instead of the negatives, …

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Pace Laps: A Second Chance to Make a First Impression, Ending a Dry Spell

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SPRINT CUP: We all need a second chance sometimes – For 19-year-old Chase Elliott, Sunday afternoon at Richmond International raceway was his second-career Sprint Cup Series start – the first he will like to remember after a troublesome Martinsville debut in March. Advancing to Round 2 of Coors Light qualifying …

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Four Burning Questions at Bristol: Repetitive Rain and Shining Underdogs

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Bristol Motor Speedway. The very utterance of the name elicits countless images of watershed moments of the sport’s history that have taken place at the track over the years. It is a historic track, and the Food City 500 is a historic race. The best of the Sprint Cup Series …

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