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IndyCar: Four Drivers to Watch in 2016

by Frank Santoroski                                    @seveng1967   With the season opener just four weeks away, the teams of the Verizon Indycar Series are testing in earnest, anticipating a new season. Both Chevrolet and Honda have done considerable development with both their powerplants and aero-kits. Early indications coming out of the Honda camp ...

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Indy Car 2016: A Look Ahead

by Frank Santoroski             @seveng1967 With a little less than two months remaining in the Verizon IndyCar Series’ agonizingly long off-season, teams are preparing in earnest for the 2016 season. When the green flag waves at St. Pete on March 13, expect a field that looks remarkably similar to 2015. There ...

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Final Four: NASCAR Style

by Frank Santoroski               @seveng1967 The race day was extended for hours by rain, and the race was shortened by rain. In a Chase that featured allegations of drivers attempting to manipulate the outcome, the one factor that no driver or team can control, the weather, had the final say. Dale ...

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Defining the Word ‘Champion’

by Frank Santoroski                   @seveng1967 As NASCAR prepares for their penultimate race of the season, to be held at Phoenix this coming weekend, there is talk of whether or not the current Chase format will crown a ‘true’ champion. At issue here is the fact that many people seem to have ...

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The Martinsville Speedway and Me

by Frank Santoroski          @seveng1967 There are precious few racetracks in these United States that have a certain mystique about them that is difficult to explain. These race tracks have a quality about them that comes from a rich tradition of racing history, and stories about racing legends who’s accomplishments have ...

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IndyCar Updates: October 14, 2015

by Frank Santoroski                        @seveng1967 With the season wrapped up, the stars and cars of the Verizon Indycar Series are beginning to make plans for 2016 and beyond. In anticipation of the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, to be held May 29, 2016, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is well into ...

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IndyCar Updates October 2, 2015

by Frank Santoroski        @seveng1967 While the Verizon Indycar Series is settling in for a long off-season, there are some stories of note to report from the past week. Much of the off-season news in any racing series will center around the ‘silly-season’ that tracks driver movement from team to team. ...

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NASCAR’s Pressure Cooker: The Chase

by Frank Santoroski          @seveng1967 It’s Tuesday afternoon, and there is still buzz surrounding the first race of the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup. It was Joe Gibbs Racing’s Denny Hamlin who pulled off an upset, staying out during a late caution, gaining track position and taking a win away ...

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Scott Dixon and the Case for Greatness

Drafting the Circuits by Frank Santoroski         @seveng1967 New Zealand’s Scott Dixon made headlines this past weekend by taking home a fourth Verizon IndyCar Series Championship in spectacular come-from-behind fashion. In the wake of this, there is a lot of talk as to Dixon’s legacy as one of the best ever ...

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Dixon Capitalizes on Penske Miscue, Takes Indycar Title

Drafting The Circuits by Frank Santoroski        @seveng1967 After a sixteen race season, The Verizon IndyCar Series has crowned their 2015 champion, and it is a familiar face holding the Astor Cup. Target Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon jumped from third place in the pre-race standings to take the IndyCar title ...

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