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    Monterey 2010: A century of Indianapolis 500 entrants féted at Pebble
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    Indianapolis 500 100th Anniversary at Pebble Beach – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 95th running of the Indianapolis 500 this May represented the 100th Anniversary of "The Greatest Spectacle In Racing." The unbroken streak halted a total of five years during our involvement with ...

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    2010 Indy 500 filled with crashes, drama [SPOILERS]
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    2010 Indianapolis 500 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Memorial Day weekend is always a great for racing fans. Formula 1 typically has its Grand Prix of Monaco on that Sunday, (although this year it was the Turkish GP taking the calendar slot), NASCAR has the annual Coca-Cola 600 ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 1991 Dodge Stealth is the Indy 500 Pace Car that never was
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    1991 Dodge Stealth Indianapolis 500 Official Car – Click above for image gallery
    Way back in 1991, Chrysler was charged with providing a pace car for the 75th running of the Indianapolis 500. At the time, the company was blood brothers with Mitsubishi, and the automakers had decided it ...

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    IndyCar no longer content with crowning single champion, moving to three?
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    What, Danica Patrick's inclusion in the sport isn't enough to generate sufficient interest? Guess not. Seemingly in an attempt to generate some additional excitement in the 17-race 2010 IndyCar Series schedule, Randy Bernard, first-year chief executive of the Indy Racing League, has announced ...

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    IndyCar switches up qualifying payouts for more exciting 500 pole shootout
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    With a $175,000 check going to the Peak Performance Pole winner and new rewards for the other front-row starters – plus extra IZOD IndyCar Series championship bonus points – "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" is looking to make Pole Day the Greatest Spectacle in Qualifying. In a new ...

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    2010 Camaro SS Pace Car ready for Indy 500
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    2010 Chevrolet Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Indianapolis 500 is still more than five months away, but General Motors is getting a jump on the 2010 season with the unveiling of the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS Pace Car. Shown today at the Indianapolis ...

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    IRL unifies feeder series under "Road to Indy" banner
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    Open-wheel racing in America has been in shambles for far too long. But now that CART and the IndyCar Series are back together, with the joint Indy Racing League taking steps to unify the feeder series below them. Grouped under the "Road to Indy" initiative, the coordination brings the US ...

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    Gran Turismo 5 demo coming to PSN on Dec 17, GT Academy returns [w/VIDEO]
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Just when we thought we were going to wait until the end of March to get our hands on Gran Turismo 5, our friends at Joystiq tell us that Polyphony Digital will release a demo version of hotly anticipated racing game on December 17. The demo will be ...

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    Spoiler Alert: 2009 Indianapolis 500 race results
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    2009 Indy 500 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    On Saturday we asked you in a poll if you care about the Indianapolis 500. The number one response with 40% of the vote was, "I never cared in the first place." Well, at least one of us here at Autoblog cared enough to watch the race on ...

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    REPORT: Chevy won't be offering Indy 500 Camaro Pace Car replicas
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    The car above is the pace car for this year's Indianapolis 500, a special edition 2010 Camaro. If you want to see it in action, then you'll need to watch the race -- Chevrolet says it won't be making a pace car replica for people who don't drive on the oval. Chevy copied and sold the four previous ...

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    POLL: Do you care about the Indy 500?
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    The 93rd running of the Indianapolis 500 will take place tomorrow at noon. ABC will provide the usual live coverage, and viewers will watch to see if pole-sitter Helio Castroneves manages to do his Spider-Man thing at the race's conclusion. Or if Danica makes history. Or maybe you're just looking ...

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    VIDEO: Go Daddy teases raciest-yet Danica Patrick ad for Indy 500
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    GoDaddy and Danica: Click above to view the commercial after the jump
    Go Daddy commercials are well known for two things: 1) Having little to do with web hosting and domains, and 2) Making use of attractive women in suggestive situations. During the Super Bowl, Go Daddy threw racer Danica Patrick ...

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    Return of the King: 71-year-old Richard Petty to field a team in this year's Indy 500
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    Click above for an image gallery of Richard Petty's Indy 500 entry
    For the first time in history, an open-wheel racecar bearing Richard Petty's classic #43 on the side and powder blue and red livery will circle the oval at the 93rd running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 24th. The 71-year-old Petty ...

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    IndyCar Series signs new television deal with Versus
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    If you're keen to follow the reunited IndyCar Series, you may want to call up your cable or satellite provider and add Versus to your package. The channel has secured the rights to broadcast the series, moving the races over from ESPN. Although the lesser-known Versus reaches some 20 million fewer ...

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    92nd Indy 500 ends with pole-sitter Dixon taking checkered flag
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2008 Indy 500New Zealand's Scott Dixon led the field at this year's 92nd Indianapolis 500 going into turn 1 of Lap 1 and, after surviving 200 laps of open wheel mayhem at the Brickyard, crossed the finish line first, 1.75 seconds ahead of second-place ...

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    VIDEO: Danica Patrick hits crew member on pit lane at Indy
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    Follow the jump for video if the incidentWe are soooo glad Danica Patrick hearts Autoblog, because during practice at Indy yesterday, she struck a pit crew member of a competing team. Dale Coyne Racing's Charles Buckman, the chief mechanic for Mario Moraes, suffered a concussion as well as scalp ...

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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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    Honda hearts Linux, wants cash
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/linux_unix/Honda_hearts_Linux_wants_cash'; Linux is pretty good at harnessing processor speed, and Chastain Motorsports is hoping to snare some of that effect to propel their Panoz/Honda to victory. The distinctive Penguin logo, "Tux," has been affixed to the nose ...

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    Chicago Auto Show: Special edition Corvettes
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    click image above or images below to view new live shots of these exclusive CorvettesGeneral Motors unveiled a pair of special edition Corvettes at the Chicago Auto Show yesterday, both of which commemorate the Vette's involvement in motorsports. The Ron Fellows ALMS GT1 Champion Corvette Z06 and ...

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    Chicago Preview: Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car edition
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    click above image to view an additional 21 high-resolution imagesNine times. No, we're not referring to how many times Ferris Bueller's been absent this quarter, we're referring to how many times the Chevrolet Corvette has handled the official pace duties of the Indianapolis 500. Actually, the ...

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