WHEN DOES DANICA RETURN TO NASCAR?

Mark your calendar. (Or don't. Because you're only going to hear about it 23,000 times between now and then.) Danica Patrick returns to NASCAR for the Nationwide Series race on June 26 in New Hampshire. Patrick's boss has all the confidence in the world in his driver. Oh, wait, what's that? Oh, he has the exact opposite of all the confidence in the world in his driver. "I think to be good in any one of these series any more, you have to be in it 24-7," said her IndyCar boss Michae ...

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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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