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Lowell businessman earns top drag racing award

Lowell businessman earns top drag racing award

LOWELL | With wraparound headphones on and a National Hot Rod Association cap atop his head, 85-year-old Ken Hirata talks up a vendor before switching to a conversation with a Lake County planner on expanding one of his buildings immediately west of Lowell.

May 25, 2013 6:00 am Photos

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Speedway loan plan requires second lap to pass

INDIANAPOLIS | It took two tries, but the Indiana House approved legislation Monday providing $200 million in loans to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and other Hoosier motorsports companies.

April 15, 2013 6:00 pm Related

State doubles potential investment in motorsports industry

INDIANAPOLIS | Lawmakers have replaced a Senate-approved plan giving $100 million in state funds to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a $200 million loan program fueled by slot-machine revenue from central Indiana's casinos.

April 09, 2013 1:56 pm

IndyCar finale somber after massive wreck

LAS VEGAS | In the last race of the IndyCar season, Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway after his car became ensnarled in a fiery 15-car pileup, flew over another vehicle and landed in a catch fence just outside turn 2.

October 16, 2011 10:00 pm
IndyCar title on the line in Las Vegas

IndyCar title on the line in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS | IndyCar's best two drivers don't particularly like each other.

October 15, 2011 10:00 pm

Portage native wins national racing title

PORTAGE | Cody Suggs knew that bad luck could only follow him for so long.

September 06, 2010 12:00 am
Jimmie Johnson goes for fourth Brickyard victory

Jimmie Johnson goes for fourth Brickyard victory

INDIANAPOLIS | Jimmie Johnson is no stranger to kissing the historic bricks at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. At today's Brickyard 400, the veteran NASCAR driver hopes to reunite with the symbolic bricks left behind from the original track that opened in 1909 for a record-tying fourth time.

July 25, 2010 12:00 am Related

LaPorte native, NASCAR driver Raines back home again in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS | Tony Raines' visits to Indiana never seem long enough.

July 24, 2010 10:00 pm

Kyle Busch notches eighth Nationwide win of season

CLERMONT, Ind. | Kyle Busch continued his success at O'Reilly Raceway Park.

July 24, 2010 10:00 pm
Montoya earns pole for Brickyard 400

Montoya earns pole for Brickyard 400

INDIANAPOLIS | Juan Pablo Montoya and Jamie McMurray increased optimism that team owner Chip Ganassi could pull off the cherished trifecta of American auto racing.

July 24, 2010 9:00 pm
Hoffman takes Molenaar Classic at Illiana Motor Speedway

Hoffman takes Molenaar Classic at Illiana Motor Speedway

SCHERERVILLE | Eddie Hoffman has won a lot of stock car races, but prior to this year he had never won the Molenaar Classic at Illiana Motor Speedway.

July 04, 2010 9:00 pm
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