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Mario Andretti

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  • Indy-car racing at Pocono: lots of fond memories

     
    I’m reminded often that the Lord gives and the Lord takes away. That struck me again on Friday. While en route from the Lehigh Valley to the Pittsburgh area for a Lafayette College football game at Robert Morris, I received......
  • Vintage Indy Cars will add to a big weekend coming up at Pocono

     
    Here's a release detailing another facet of IndyCar racing's return to Pocono next weekend: Vintage Indy Cars Will Support Pocono IndyCar 400 July 5-7 LONG POND, Pa., June 30 — An exhibition of vintage Indy cars will be part of the Pocono IndyCar...
  • Marco Andretti has fastest times in both practices at Pocono

     
    Marco Andretti has quickly developed a fondness for Pocono Raceway. In the first two official practices at Pocono for the IndyCar drivers, Andretti had the fastest times. He registered a speed of 219.282 mph in the morning session and came back even...
  • Mario Andretti says that "too conservative" strategy cost Marco at Pocono on Sunday

     
    Mario Andretti, like a lot of people, thoroughly enjoyed IndyCar's return to Pocono Raceway this past weekend. Well, he enjoyed everything but the latter part of Sunday's Pocono IndyCar 400, the first open-wheel race at Pocono in 24 years. He was in the...
  • More Indy-car reflections from Pocono

     
    We’ve been doing a lot of reminiscing in the past week about the old days of Indy-car races At Pocono. I decided to have a little fun with it on Friday, so when I checked in at the credential office,......
  • It was like fantasy camp at Pocono Raceway

     
    If I had a bucket list, it would have to include a day like the one I enjoyed Saturday at Pocono Raceway. The Indy cars are back in Pennsylvania for the first time in 24 years, and it's wonderful for......
  • The summer movie season's 6 over-the-top promotional tie-ins

    The summer movie season's 6 over-the-top promotional tie-ins
    The summer moviegoing season is a time for superheroes, explosions — and marketing tie-ins. Some are a common-sense pairing of cinema and brand — "Fast & Furious 6" and Dodge,  "The Hangover: Part III" and Caesar's Palace Las Vegas —...
  • A history of celebrity-owned restaurants in the Chicago area

    A history of celebrity-owned restaurants in the Chicago area
    The week before The Squared Circle opened in mid-March, owner and pro wrestler Lisa Marie Varon — better known as Victoria during her WWE days and Tara currently with TNA wrestling — sat in a corner booth of her Lincoln Park restaurant,...
  • TV, movie shoots get inside track at Irwindale Speedway

    TV, movie shoots get inside track at Irwindale Speedway
    A loud screeching sound echoed across the oval racetrack as a driver burned rubber, revving the engine of a silver Mercedes-Benz and spinning the vehicle a full 360 degrees while kicking up a cloud of dust and smoke. This wasn't a stock car race, but...
  • Bad Driver Sentenced to Wear "Idiot" Sign For Two Days

    Bad Driver Sentenced to Wear "Idiot" Sign For Two Days
    A 32-year old Cleveland woman was pulled over after driving on the sidewalk. The woman was attempting to get around a slow school bus. In addition to a fine and a 30-day loss of license, the woman also received a strange penalty from the judge. A judge...
  • Ryan Briscoe wins the race, Will Power takes a commanding lead in the IZOD Indycar Championship Race

    Ryan Briscoe wins the race, Will Power takes a commanding lead in the IZOD Indycar Championship Race
    It's clear that Ryan Briscoe needed a victory more than Team Penske teammate Will Power in Sunday's Go Pro Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma. After all, Briscoe had not won a race since Texas in 2010 while Power is closing in on his first IZOD IndyCar Series...
  • Down to the Final Race for the IZOD Indycar Championship

    Down to the Final Race for the IZOD Indycar Championship
    When it comes to determining the IZOD IndyCar Series champion, who needs a Chase? For the seventh-straight year the series championship has come down to the final race of the season without being aided by a contrived championship format such as NASCAR'...