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2009-09-18 09:15:17

Scott Dixon averaged 202.031 mph and won the pole for Saturday's Indy Japan 300 in Motegi. Dixon's run at the Twin Ring Motegi gave him his first IndyCar Series pole of the season, and he earned a bonus point in his quest to defend his series title. It's definitely all-out for me, the New Zealander said. We've got to try to gain obviously the pole point. It's only one, but it definitely helps. It's also good for the ego coming into the race, maybe confidence over some of the others. Dixon...

2008-10-21 12:00:21

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. , today announced that IndyCar Series driver and 2008 Indy Japan 300 winner, Danica Patrick will be challenging three Atlanta residents racing skills via video game for a chance to win a roundtrip ticket to anywhere AirTran Airways flies in the U.S. The event, which will include approximately 50 gamers looking for a shot at taking on Patrick, will take place at the ESPN Zone Buckhead on...

2006-04-17 22:57:07

By Alastair Himmer TOKYO (Reuters) - Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon will not rule out a dream move to Formula One as early as next year -- but it would take an offer he could not refuse. Wheldon, the first British winner of the Indy 500 since Graham Hill in 1966, ended speculation about a switch to F1 after his contract with the Andretti Green Racing team expired by joining Ganassi Racing last November. But last season's Indy Racing League champion admits that Formula One...

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