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Dixon newest first-time winner

...a boost from his crew, and drove to his first Indianapolis 500 victory Sunday. Dixon sped out of the pits ahead of Vitor Meira on the final round of stops, then he held off the Brazilian and hard-luck Marco Andretti to win the first 500 since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/26/nas_399384.shtml
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Dixon wins at The Glen for second straight year

...Dixon won a slippery battle of attrition that took out the 19-year-old rookie and several others, holding off Vitor Meira and Ryan Briscoe in a one-lap shootout Sunday to capture the IRL Indy Grand Prix for the second straight year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/05/nas_84154.shtml
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Indy 500 has this Andretti fired up

...500. Andretti, who has spent the past dozen years in NASCAR, joined Panther Racing on Wed-nesday as a teammate of Vitor Meira and Kosuke Matsuura for the May 27 race. It would be his first competition in the Indy Racing League, which began...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/17/nas_128819.shtml
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Kanaan wins close race

...wait until next time." A 1-2-3 qualifying effort by Patrick and Rahal Letterman Racing teammates Buddy Rice and Vitor Meira led some to believe the team might dominate the Argent Mortgage Indy 300 - as it did here last year, when Rice edged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/04/nas_457790.shtml
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Scheckter speeds Chevy to pole win

...the 1-mile oval at 215.115 mph in a Dallara, nearly a full mile per hour faster than the 214.317 by runner-up Vitor Meira's Honda-powered Panoz. GM Racing has struggled in the IRL since Honda and Toyota brought their engines to the IndyCar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/06/nas_446571.shtml
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Brazilians dominate track

...becoming a decidedly international event, with a particularly Brazilian flavor. In addition to the top three finishers, Vitor Meira finished 12th. Airton Dare crashed after finishing 125 laps, and Felipe Giaffone managed only six laps before engine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/27/nas_373755.shtml
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A.J. Foyt IV youngest driver to pass Indy 500 rookie test

...a tough place, and I've got a lot to learn about it," Joining Foyt in earning a shot at the 33-car field were Vitor Meira, Buddy Rice, Dan Wheldon, Roger Yasukawa and Tony Renna. Driving a Chevrolet-powered Dallara for John Menard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/22/nas_370404.shtml
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Racing notebook

...from sixth place and was running third until the final laps of the 30-minute race. But Indy Racing League driver Vitor Meira and F1 driver Vitantonio Liuzzi touched their karts while fighting for the lead, allowing Schumacher to easily move...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/29/nas_557435.shtml
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Franchitti avoids mess to triumph at Toronto

...not right."Ryan Hunter-Reay finished third. Marco Andretti, the winner in Iowa 15 days earlier, was fourth and Vitor Meira finished fifth.Power's day was over on the 66th lap after getting banged into the wall from behind by Alex Tagliani...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-07-10/franchitti-avoids-mess-tri
Penske fails in triple crown bid

...Sunday would have given the 71-year-old 300 career wins. But Castroneves couldn't keep up with Scott Dixon, Vitor Meira or Marco Andretti, and he wasn't even a factor on the final laps. "I never give up, even toward the end of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/26/nas_399325.shtml
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