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Owner Roger Penske goes after motorsports double

Will Power and Helio Castroneves gave car owner Roger Penske a 1-2 finish in the IRL IndyCar Series championship two weeks ago and now his two stock car drivers ? Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano ? are seeded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-09-10/owner-roger-penske-goes-af
IRL's run in Charlotte is over

...where three spectators were killed during an IRL event in May has decided against bringing...renewing its three-year contract to hold IRL races at Lowe's Motor Speedway at Charlotte...preferred that the announcement come from the IRL. The sanctioning body also would not speak...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/29/oth_271781.shtml
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Pep Boys pulls sponsorship of IRL

...Boys auto-parts retailer has ended its IRL sponsorship in a dispute headed to federal...us, and we had no choice but to sue," IRL spokesman Fred Nation said Friday. "We...Pep Boys signed a five-year deal with IRL in January 1998 and contends the league...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/04/oth_276640.shtml
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New IRL engine rules, but rift with CART remains

...little to ease the rift with rival CART. The IRL's new rules are for 2000 through 2004...teams to lease engines from manufacturers; IRL prohibits such a practice. The split has...season. Leo Mehl, executive director of the IRL series, said CART drivers and teams would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/18/oth_245054.shtml
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IRL scraps qualifying rule, keeps chassis-engine formula

...in auto racing. After this season, the IRL no longer will guarantee up to 25 of the...teams to use chassis and engines built by IRL suppliers, which would force the rival...said Leo Mehl, executive director of the IRL. But many in CART aren't receiving that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/17/oth_208450.shtml
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IRL has another moment in NASCAR land

...boys and girls came out for the inaugural IRL race at Atlanta Motor Speedway to provide...Championship Auto Racing Teams and Tony George's IRL provided an opportunity for Southern tracks...back next year. For instance, the first IRL race in Charlotte drew more than 70,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/03/oth_237951.shtml
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Brack opens defense of 1998 IRL title at Disney World

...gave team owner A.J. Foyt his second IRL title in three years. Despite his success...as low key about his quick success on the IRL ovals. "I knew I would win races when...communicate." Boat also won his first IRL race last year, and he is expected to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/22/oth_250999.shtml
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Crash ends IRL race early

...Texas -- Race winner Gil de Ferran and new IRL champion Scott Dixon had subdued celebrations...to pass." The Chevy 500 was a typical IRL race, with cars often running wheel-to-wheel...trailed by Tony Kanaan, two-time defending IRL champion Sam Hornish Jr. and de Ferran...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/13/nas_396920.shtml
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IRL driver Renna dies in crash at 26

INDIANAPOLIS -- IRL driver Tony Renna was killed in a wreck...Chip Ganassi Racing, one of the elite IRL teams, and he was making his first track...George, president of the speedway and the IRL. Renna was the first IRL driver to die...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/23/nas_398180.shtml
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Stewart get 2nd IRL victory of season

...Two years ago, Stewart was leading the IRL race at the New Hampshire International...reeling in the New England 200 for his second IRL victory of the season. "We had a 2´-lap...laps," he said. Stewart last won in the IRL opener at Orlando, Fla., but he finished...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/29/oth_232128.shtml
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