MUCH LIKE NASCAR, INDYCAR IS AT CROSSROADS

INDIANAPOLIS _ The two biggest racing series in the United States are fighting to regain prominence that they once knew. Indycars and NASCAR’s Cup Series are using imaginative ideas and stirring their own pot in an attempt to refill what once were sold-out grandstand seats and boost television ratings.A big difference is NASCAR’s top circuit had packed houses a few years ago. But it has been closer to two decades since the Indy circuit could boast of a view from the top of the motors ...

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NEW KYLE RETURNS, REPLACES OLD KYLE WHO THREATENED TO MURDER TEAMMATE

Remember the New Kyle Busch? He was the guy who had supposedly grown past his childlike antics to become a viable championship contender? Then a few weeks ago he was replaced by the Old Kyle Busch who threatened to murder his teammate Denny Hamlin? Well, turns out the New Kyle Busch is back, emerging from the Coca-Cola 600 content not to wish death upon fellow driver Jeff Burton. All hail the return of the Old New Kyle Busch. 5 things we learned from Coca-Cola 600 (SI.com)  ...

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LOL RACE PICS: SILENCE OF THE ROCKET MAN

 Have you silenced the lambs yet, LOL Race Pics? Related links:Tony Stewart food runDarrell Waltrip bustedAmish Stewart fanStealing Kyle's flagTarget practiceSasquatch Earnhardt Jr.Kyle goes to Walley WorldI'm Tony Stewart ... Ting!Kyle is the new BobDrink responsiblyThe Incredible CarlWhat Carl Edwards saidDanica Patrick FAILPhoto finish at ACSFore! ...

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BID ON A PAINTING OF TONY STEWART’S MONKEY

What Tony Stewart may be lacking in 2010 success he is sure making up for in the boombastic swag department. Tony Stewart is auctioning off a painting entitle “A Man and His Monkey.” No, this isn’t some fancy-dancy Italian piece of abstract impressionism. Yes, Tony has his clothes on the entire time. The one-of-a-kind oil painting features Stwart alongside his former pet monkey Mojo. Stewart had the little guy for years. In 2008, he gave the pet to the Lousiville Zoo ba ...

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GANASSI WINS MOTORSPORTS’ DOUBLE JEWEL

INDIANAPOLIS _ Chip Ganassi celebrated in victory lane at the Indianapolis 500 completing an auto racing double dip that no car owner had ever accomplished. In February Ganassi hoisted the Daytona 500 trophy with NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray. And four months later he shared a sip of victory milk with Indycar driver Dario Franchitti. This gave Ganassi a first for an auto racing team owner, victories in the Daytona 500 and Indy 500 in the same year.Franchitti dominated the action at Indianapolis l ...

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