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Sam Hornish Jr. is at peace as part-time driver

...Hornish began his career in top-level racing back in 2000 as a promising 21-year-old kid in what was then the Indy Racing League. He quickly became the top open-wheel driver in the U.S., winning back-to-back IndyCar titles in 2001...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-05-21/sam-hornish-jr-peace-part-
Open-wheel deal unifying circuits

Indy Car racing has finally gotten together. The Indy Racing League and the Champ Car World Series signed a deal Friday...was released, saying, "Owners of Champ Car and the Indy Racing League completed an agreement in principle Friday that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/23/nas_188460.shtml
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IndyCar series considers races in Brazil, China

INDIANAPOLIS - The IndyCar series may be expanding its international reach. Terry Angstadt, president of the Indy Racing League's commercial division, told The Associated Press on Sunday that there have been discussions among series officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/11/nas_523538.shtml
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Open-wheel guys at distinct disadvantage in IROC

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Scott Sharp feels a little out of place. He's taking a break from the Indy Racing League to compete with a bunch of NASCAR guys at Daytona International Speedway. "It's certainly a big challenge for us open-wheel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/13/nas_404483.shtml
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Excitement back for IRL's big race

...stars bring glitter back to Indy 500 This may be the year that the Indianapolis 500 regains its glitter. Since the Indy Racing League began competing in 1996, igniting a bitter 12-year rivalry with the now-defunct CART/Champ Car World Series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/04/nas_197610.shtml
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Drivers believe one series better than two

...Open-wheel racing has a new series and an old problem - competition. One day after Judge Frank Otte's rejected the Indy Racing League's $13.5 million offer to bring CART out of bankruptcy, the principal owners of the new Champ Car World Series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/30/nas_402821.shtml
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Hornish wins second straight IRL race, takes points lead

...Sam Hornish Jr. threw himself a birthday party in Victory Lane. The icing on his cake: Hornish now leads the Indy Racing League season points race after his second straight win. "It's a great day to celebrate my birthday," said Hornish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/03/nas_87581.shtml
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Drivers are giving a test run to corn-based fuel

...Though the idea of cars zooming around the track at full throttle rarely evokes the environmental movement, the Indy Racing League is trying to do its part. This Sunday will mark the first Indianapolis 500 in which the cars burn ethanol, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/26/nas_82930.shtml
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Power captures Indy pole again

...for himself on road courses, but he's always wanted to be considered one of the best all-around drivers in the Indy Racing League.Power took a major step in that direction Saturday, winning his first career pole on an oval course for today's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2010-06-19/power-captures-indy-pole-again
Michael Andretti expected to make Indy 500 return

...in next year's Indianapolis 500 after a two-year absence. His son, Marco, will also drive full-time in the Indy Racing League in 2006 for Andretti Green Racing. The team, which is co-owned by Andretti, has scheduled a news conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/20/nas_34255.shtml
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