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September 19, 2016 - 0 Comments

The Verizon IndyCar Series has a new champion: 32-year-old Frenchman Simon Pagenaud, of Team Penske. We’ve seen Pagenaud for five years at IMS, from his Indy 500 debut with Schmidt...

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September 12, 2016 - 0 Comments

Like many college football fans, we here at #SpeedRead looked in wonder at the “Battle of Bristol” on Saturday night, where the University of Tennessee and Virginia Tech University squared...

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September 9, 2016 - 0 Comments

This week at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, the top pros on the PGA Tour are competing in the BMW Championship, the penultimate leg of the FedExCup Playoffs (think NASCAR...

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August 25, 2016 - 2 Comments

Rick Mears has always paid Gordon Johncock the ultimate compliment when talking about their classic duel at the 1982 Indianapolis 500. When the two veterans went side-by-side into Turn 1,...

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August 24, 2016 - 0 Comments

Regular #SpeedRead readers will recall Marshall Pruett’s eight-part series on “Weird and Wonderful Cars of the ‘500’” that appeared in the weeks leading up to the 100th Running of the...

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August 10, 2016 - 0 Comments

Regular #SpeedRead readers will recall Marshall Pruett’s eight-part series on “Weird and Wonderful Cars of the ‘500’” that appeared in the weeks leading up to the 100th Running of the...

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July 29, 2016 - 0 Comments

This week we are remembering the great time had by all during the Crown Royal presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard weekend. Here are some of our favorite...

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July 28, 2016 - 1 Comments

Tony Stewart had just finished a Friday press conference with repeated assurances that the no-nonsense NASCAR driver wouldn’t get emotional about his final run at The Brickyard. Then Indianapolis Motor...

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July 27, 2016 - 1 Comments

Regular #SpeedRead readers will recall Marshall Pruett’s eight-part series on “Weird and Wonderful Cars of the ‘500’” that appeared in the weeks leading up to the 100th Running of the...

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July 26, 2016 - 0 Comments

As Jeff Gordon’s France vacation came to a premature end, he remembered what his initial plans were supposed to be for last Sunday. The retired racer had agreed to drive...

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