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With Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart gone, who can Hoosiers root for at Brickyard 400?

Indianapolis Star
“In my teenage years, (I loved watching) the domination of Rick Mears. He was the man at the Speedway.” At 39 years old, Newman probably doesn't have too many more tries at joining the short list of drivers who have won the Brickyard multiple times ...



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Does Helio Castroneves have to leave IndyCar?

Motorsport.com, Edition: Global
This in itself is making him more composed and allowing him to channel his talent in a constructive manner. Rick Mears, whose victory tally Castroneves surpassed at Iowa, told me: “Helio has taken his game to a whole new level, all season, and it's ...

1979 Indianapolis 500 Winner Rick Mears News

Kyle Busch Twice is Nice, But Three In a Row is History

Speedway Digest (press release) (blog)
Anyone who has followed Kyle Busch's NASCAR career knows he likes to make history. So as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to historic Indian.

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Newgarden on Toronto win: 'I'll take a lucky yellow any day of the week'

Indianapolis Star
Rick Mears told me one time ... this was one of the best things I've ever heard,” Newgarden said. “He said, 'You'll have more days where you should have won the race but things go against you and you don't win than you have days where it goes your way ...


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