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Providence street race possible for 2013[youtube]lg__e8NHjZ4[/youtube]When you think of Rhode Island, what comes to mind? Waterfire? Del's frozen lemonade? The Newport mansions? Some fat guy with a chicken problem?How about an IndyCar race? No? Thought so. That's mostly why I wasn't so sure how serious to take this Sept. 6 piece from the Providence Journal, which said that series officials had toured the city in hopes of finding another location in New England to stage a race in.Well...I figure we all better take it seriously now. RACER Magazine revealed today that a potential street race is indeed in the works for Providence and is slated for the weekend of August 9-11, 2013.In the piece from RACER's Tony Dizinno, Tony Cotman of NZR Consulting -- which has created a 2.1-mile downtown circuit in the heart of Rhode Island's capital city for the potential event -- said that while some work will need to be done to the roadways, they're altogether in "reason...
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Will Power (yes, that is his real name) is an Australian IndyCar driver perhaps best known for the above incident last year at New Hampshire when he gave us the double bird of the century. Power has 16 wins in his IndyCar career since 2008, but has yet to win a championship. He finished 2nd in each of the last two seasons after leading the standings late in the season...
Marshall Pruett delves inside the motivations and makeup of IndyCar’s two title contenders, starting with Team Penske's Will Power.
Will Power looks to finally seal the deal, but Ryan Hunter-Reay stands in his way
If you’re an INDYCAR fan, there are some things you could wish for that would help the sport get better: A few more ovals to balance out the schedule, less grumbling from the team owners, higher television ratings…Those things.
But those are mostly off-track matters...
Penske Racing will win its first IndyCar championship in six years if Will Power can hold off Ryan Hunter-Reay in Saturday night's season finale.
It doesn't hurt Penske's chances that Power's competition goes into the biggest race of his life with the toughest decision of his career hanging over his head.
The timing is probably not a coincidence.
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer Penske Racing will win its first IndyCar championship in six years if Will Power can hold off Ryan Hunter-Reay in Saturday night's season finale.
It doesn't hurt Penske's chances that Power's competition goes into the biggest race of his life with the toughest decision of his career hanging over his head...