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REGION RACING NOTES: Illiana Motor Speedway — a history lesson

REGION RACING NOTES: Illiana Motor Speedway — a history lesson

It is hard to believe, but Illiana Motor Speedway in Schererville has been the scene of some type of motor sports activity for almost 70 years.

August 07, 2014 5:00 pm
REGION RACING NOTES: At 74, Chesterton's Bill Davis still turns the wheel

REGION RACING NOTES: At 74, Chesterton's Bill Davis still turns the wheel

Will he ever give it up?

July 31, 2014 6:55 pm Photos

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REGION MOTOR SPORTS: Hammond tracks part of racing's past

REGION MOTOR SPORTS: Hammond tracks part of racing's past

Part of a fading history, racing in Hammond is part of automobile racing’s past.

July 17, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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REGION MOTOR SPORTS: These track points leaders are halfway home

REGION MOTOR SPORTS: These track points leaders are halfway home

Here it is halfway or so through the local auto racing season and there are a number of close battles for track championship honors at area speedways.

July 10, 2014 7:48 pm
Boris Jurkovic takes first in two features at Illiana

Boris Jurkovic takes first in two features at Illiana

SCHERERVILLE | Dominating. That’s how you could describe Boris Jurkovic’s performance at Illiana Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

August 25, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Funding for Indy speedway improvements up to new commission

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence on Wednesday appointed the five-member board that will decide whether to spend $100 million in state tax revenue to improve the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

August 14, 2013 6:00 pm Related
Any of dozen drivers could win 500

Any of dozen drivers could win 500

SPEEDWAY, Ind. | Two rookies in the first two rows. The defending champion starting in the middle of the field. A Hoosier favorite on the pole. An Andretti on the front row. Nobody from Team Penske starting better than fifth. And unheralded Simon Pagenaud, who qualified in the seventh row, f…

May 25, 2013 7:00 pm Related
The Cobe Trophy Race of 1909: Louis Chevrolet’s big day

The Cobe Trophy Race of 1909: Louis Chevrolet’s big day

It was 1909, and automobiles were still toys for super wealthy Americans like Ira Cobe, a Chicago financier and the president of the Chicago Auto Club.

May 23, 2013 5:57 pm
AP Interview: IndyCar CEO revisits 'horrific' week

AP Interview: IndyCar CEO revisits 'horrific' week

INDIANAPOLIS | Randy Bernard knows there are people who blame him for Dan Wheldon's death, who say the IndyCar CEO pushed the series over the edge.

October 25, 2011 10:00 pm
Painful hands won't slow down De Silvestro

Painful hands won't slow down De Silvestro

INDIANAPOLIS | Simona De Silvestro has a simple game plan this weekend -- gut it out.

May 26, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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McMurray wins pole at Martinsville

McMurray wins pole at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. | Jamie McMurray took a step toward jump-starting his season Saturday by winning the pole at Martinsville Speedway.

April 02, 2011 10:00 pm
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