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Patrick at front of pack

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Danica Patrick won her first Indy Racing League pole Saturday at Kansas Speedway, becoming the second woman to take the top spot. Patrick turned in a quick lap of 214.688...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/03/nas_457701.shtml
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Overtime

...Dixon's streak Bryan Herta took the lead with five laps to go and held on to win the Kansas Indy 300 for his first Indy Racing League victory. Herta's victory at Kansas Speedway denied Scott Dixon the circuit's first three-race winning streak...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/07/oth_380530.shtml
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American Sharp wins crash-filled Indy Japan 300

...Sweden's Kenny Brack finished second, and Brazil's Felipe Giaffone was third. The Japan 300 was the first Indy Racing League event held outside of the United States. Have a thought? Go to the Forums or Chat. Subscribe E-mail this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/14/nas_475820.shtml
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Dixon fastest in practice for Indy Japan 300

MOTEGI, Japan -- New Zealand's Scott Dixon posted the fastest lap in practice Friday for the first Indy Racing League event in Japan. Dixon, who won the season-opening IRL race last month, turned a fast lap of 206.996 mph...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/12/nas_475675.shtml
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Scheckter wins first race at Michigan Indy 400

BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Rookie Tomas Scheckter won his first Indy Racing League race on Sunday in the inaugural Michigan Indy 400. Scheckter, who had the pole and led for most of the day, overcame a stalled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/29/nas_349988.shtml
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Castroneves gets warm welcome in return to Indy

...Castroneves adores the attention, he hasn't let it affect his success or his outlook. Four races into his first Indy Racing League season, he is third in the point standings. He trails de Ferran by four points and leader Sam Hornish Jr. of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/08/nas_343633.shtml
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Small crowd expected at IRL race in Atlanta

HAMPTON, Ga. -- The first Indy Racing League event at Atlanta Motor Speedway should be spectacular -- open-wheel cars going around the high-banked turns three abreast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/28/oth_237345.shtml
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Luyendyk finally makes Indy 500 field

...the 500-mile race. Instead, the Dutchman will start near the back of the 33-car field. Ward, who won his first Indy Racing League pole in March at Phoenix and has finished second and fifth in the two races this year, followed Luyendyk onto...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/18/oth_228466.shtml
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Brack in the saddle

...team. They have had a real tough month, but they gave me the chance to shine a little bit." It will be his first Indy Racing League start since the devastating crash in which he broke both ankles, a thigh, his back and ribs. One of the ankles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/22/nas_453940.shtml
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Rice hopes to start new American run

...win Sunday in a race shortened 50 miles by rain. But don't think the driver from Phoenix didn't deserve his first Indy Racing League victory. He and his Rahal Letterman Racing team dominated at the speedway all month, winning the pole and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/01/nas_417487.shtml
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