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Pace Laps: Heartbreaking Losses & Replacement Drivers

IndyCar: Montoya Critical of Himself, INDYCAR Following Championship Loss – 1.179 seconds. That’s all that separated Juan Pablo Montoya from a Verizon IndyCar Series championship. Montoya, who led the points from the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg in March, lost the championship in a tiebreaker to four-time champion Scott …

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The Racing Community Remembers Justin Wilson

Monday evening, the racing world got the news it dreaded. Following an accident at Pocono Raceway Sunday afternoon, IndyCar driver Justin Wilson succumbed to his injuries and passed away at the age of 37. Immediately, the tributes and remembrances came pouring in. Statement from Wilson’s family: With deep sadness, the …

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Pace Laps: Racers Rally Around Justin Wilson

IndyCar: Racing Community Rallies in Support Following Wilson Injury – The racing community is as vast and all-encompassing as any organization in the world, but few groups are as close in times of controversy. Following Justin Wilson’s accident at Pocono Raceway, one that left him hospitalized with a coma, as …

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Pace Laps: Using the Bumper and Short Track Excursions

CUP: What A Drag – Michigan’s high-drag package was dragged down by poor reviews from the start. Drivers complained openly leading into the weekend that passing was problematic; loose conditions getting behind another driver bogged them down aerodynamically and left everyone running in place. Still, NASCAR thought the many grooves …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Series on Life Support Showing Signs of Life

After weeks – years, even – of struggling to fill fields and dismal truck counts, this week has almost been a rebirth for NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series. Over the last few years, the series has lost numerous teams and drivers, causing a reduction in grid size from 36 down to 32. …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Ryan Ellis Making His Mark

Camping World Truck Series driver Ryan Ellis is a man of many talents. From the obvious behind the wheel to spotting and even marketing and sponsorship conversations, the 25-year-old has set out to make a name for himself in NASCAR, and he’s doing it by snapping up every opportunity that …

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