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    Motorsports: Dario Franchitti to drive Camaro Z/28 pace car at Indy [w/video]
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    Dario Franchitti may no longer be up for racing in the wake of his crash in Houston five months ago, but the three-time Indy 500 winner and four-time IndyCar Series champion won't be left out of the action altogether. To start with, he'll be helping the Chip Ganassi Racing team with driver ...

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    Breaking: Dario Franchitti to retire following aftermath of Houston wreck
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    Dario Franchitti will heed the advice of doctors and retire from competitive racing. Franchitti, 40, was seriously injured at last month's Grand Prix of Houston when his Indy car speared off the track and into the catch fencing, injuring both himself and spectators. The Scottish driver suffered a ...

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    Video: Dario Franchitti, fans hurt in crash during Grand Prix of Houston
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    This past weekend turned out to be a devastating one in terms of severe motorsports crashes. In addition to a monster truck accident in Mexico that left eight dead and a scary incident in the American Le Mans Series race at Virginia International Raceway that luckily everyone walked away from, ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2013 Indianapolis 500 better than Bollywood; all the emotion, none of the music [spoilers]
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    If the 2013 Indy 500 were a movie it would be the one expected to win all the little statues come awards season, and if it were an athlete it would have made spectators watch in awe as it broke record after record. And this kind of talk comes after last year's race was considered one of the best ...

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    Video: Dario Franchitti drives Jim Clark's legendary '65 Lotus at Indy
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    Dario Franchitti drives Jim Clark's legendary Lotus 38 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    We're sure that open-wheel hero Dario Franchitti has managed to realize quite a few of his four-wheeled dreams over the years, but he's only just managed to top them all with a drive of Jim ...

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    IndyCar: 2010 Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma [SPOILERS]
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    2010 Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Just five races remain on the 2010 Indy Racing League IndyCar schedule, and only one of those is a road course. The final four rounds of the championship will all be contested on ovals – but this weekend the ...

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    IndyCar: 2010 Honda Indy Toronto [SPOILERS]
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    2010 Honda Indy Toronto – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The IndyCar Series made a major announcement since the last race at Watkins Glen, deciding to stick with Dallara as its chassis supplier, but opening the game up a bit by allowing other manufacturers the option to supply aero ...

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    IndyCar crowns its first post-reconciliation champion (Spoiler Alert)
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    Firestone Indy 300 IndyCar Series finale from Homestead-Miami Speedway
    Although he wanted it so bad it hurt, Ryan Briscoe just couldn't buy himself a yellow flag in the Firestone Indy 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The Team Penske driver was leading the season points battle with just seven ...

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    Franchitti to stick to NASCAR, moves down to Nationwide Series
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    Following the closure of his Sprint Cup ride last month, Dario Franchitti will run several races in the second-tier Nationwide Series before the end of the season. The Scottish driver was reportedly offered several options by Chip Ganassi, and chose to concentrate on NASCAR rather than move back to ...

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    Ganassi shuts down Franchitti's NASCAR ride
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    Okay, we'll admit it. Most of us here at Autoblog aren't big NASCAR fans. But we have been intrigued by the recent migration of championship-winning open-wheel racers to the stock car series. Former Indy 500 and Monaco GP winner Juan-Pablo Montoya seems to be making a go of it, while fellow Indy ...

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    Dario Franchitti involved in pantless pursuit of Ashely Judd stalker
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    First of all, that's our favorite post title of the year so far. We don't get to write titles like that very often. Secondly, this intruder must be dumber than a bag of rocks or just ill-informed to break into the house of a professional race driver and think he's going to get away. The story goes ...

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    NASCAR nabs another: Dario Franchitti joins Chip Ganassi Racing
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    NASCAR is continuing to sample the international flavor of motorsports. The sport that began as moonshine runs in the wilds of the South has, in a short time, raised its profile here in America and is now threatening to do it elsewhere. Scottish driver Dario Franchitti took the Indy 500 and the ...

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    VIDEO: Franchitti's harrowing airborne crash during Firestone 400
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    Indianapolis 500 winner, current IndyCar points leader and husband of actress of Ashley Judd (rank those however you want) Dario Franchitti was involved in a spectacular airborne crash during this weekend's Firestone 400 at Michigan International Speedway, though fortunately he walked away with ...

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    So, yeah, the Indianapolis 500 happened last weekend
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    click above image for more pics of this year's Indy 500Usually we have little trouble covering the big auto events of the year. Bloggers line up to go to auto shows and even for those events we don't attend in person, which are often motorsport events, there's always one or two of us who care ...

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    Spoiler Alert: ALMS results and gallery from America's Monaco
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    Most of us here at AB love auto racing, especially seeing the action live at the track. As we recently reported, ALMS made its first visit to Long Beach this weekend, and it was just too good an opportunity to let slip by. This was an instance where being there was worth the trip even without a ...

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    Champ Car: Dario Franchitti joins series for final three races
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    Champ Car veteran and current IndyCar Series competitor Dario Franchitti looks set to be RuSport's replacement for the injured Cristiano da Matta for the final three Champ Car races of the 2006 season.In his most recent road course outing at Infineon Raceway (pictured), Franchitti finished a close ...

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