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Dario Franchitti Wins The Indy 500 For the Third Time

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

The odds seemed stacked against Dario Franchitti both early and late at the Indianapolis 500. The IndyCar driver looked like he might have been taken out of contention in the early moments of the race when he was spun out entering his pit. And he looked like he was in ...

Will Power Guns for Fourth Consecutive Victory at the Indy 500

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Will Power could not have asked for a better start to his racing season. The IndyCar driver has earned the pole position in two of the first four races of the season and has won three consecutive times heading into the biggest race of the season -- the Indy 500. Power ...

JR Hildebrand Doesn’t Shy Away From Talking About Epic Loss In Final Stages of Indy 500

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Wow, what a finish at the Indianapolis 500. Rookie JR Hildebrand won't soon forget it that's for sure. Unfortunately for him and his team, Panther Racing, it's for all the wrong reasons. Hildebrand looked to have the race in the bag only to crash into a wall in the final ...

Dan Wheldon Wins the Indy 500 Thanks to JR Hildebrand’s Crash in the Final Turn

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Dan Wheldon insists he wasn't thinking it, but it's impossible for me to believe him. Wheldon, who was racing in the Indianapolis 500 on just a one-race contract, sat in second place entering the final turns. If it were me, I'd have to be thinking that was an outstanding finish ...

Despite Nearly Missing Out on Indy 500, Marco Andretti Enters the Weekend Cautiously Optimistic

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

The Andretti family, basically a yearly fixture at the Indy 500 for the past three generations of auto racing, nearly missed out on being a part of the most legendary races this year. Marco Andretti was bumped out of the field in the waning minutes of the final qualifying day ...

Dario Franchitti Wins the Indianapolis 500 For the Second Time

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Dario Franchitti had an unbelievable race on Sunday at the Indianapolis 500 as he took the checkered flag for the second time in his career.  Franchitti, who is two years removed from a failed try in NASCAR, led one hundred fifty-five of the two-hundred laps and survived the last lap ...

Danica Patrick: ‘I Have No Doubt That We Will Back Stronger Next Year.’

Monday, August 24th, 2009

We're trying out some guest writers here on SRI as we're gearing up for the upcoming football season.  This post is courtesy of Tim Gunter, who's the producer for Pollack and Bell on 790 the Zone in Atlanta. After recently visiting many NASCAR teams like Stewart-Haas Racing in North Carolina, there ...

Mario Andretti: Missing Racing This Time of Year, Obviously

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Mario Andretti is (obviously, right?) the greatest IndyCar racer ever. [Aside: Yes, it is hyperbole day for me. Thanks for asking.] And you have to think that, like all great athletes, when an important event in his former sport rolls around that he gets a little nostalgic. You would be correct, actually. ...