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Want to win one of 5 DreamWorks Turbo Blu-Ray/DVD combos? Here’s how to enter. If you’re on twitter just reply to @indy44 and tag #TurboDVDGiveaway in post and you will be entered. For those that are not on twitter you can enter by sending e-mail to indy44@earthlink.net and put #TurboDVDGiveaway in subject line. Be sure […]

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IZOD IndyCar Series IZOD IndyCar Series Official app. Available for Verizon users through Google play or call **INDY to download. Drivers Hinch Mobile. Can be downloaded through the App store or Google play. Graham Rahal. Can be downloaded through the App store or Google play. Justin Wilson. Can be downloaded through the App store or […]

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Yesterday on Twitter I asked these three questions for IndyCar fans. Who’s your pick to win the 2013 Indianapolis 500, 2013 IndyCar Champion, and 1st time winners? You can check back this season and find out who got them all right. @porsche914yr74 Kanaan, Pagenaud, Pagenaud @JPIndycar Hildebrand, Dixie and at least three first timers this […]

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Click on photo for large view. Special thanks to Daniele Sanfilippo for the design. You can follow him on twitter @dansanfy13

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Make a donation of $20.00 to Dan Wheldon Family Trust Fund or Alzheimer’s Association and receive one of seventeen Dan Wheldon Lionheart Hot Wheels. If you make a donation of $50.00 you will receive one of two Dan Wheldon Greenlight collectibles. After you make donation send e-mail to indy44@earthlink.net with Confirmation # or Tracking Code, […]

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I have three more Dan Wheldon Lionheart Hot Wheels to give away. Here’s how you can win one of them. Guess the top speed of IndyCar practice on Indy 500 Opening Day May 12. You can enter through twitter. Reply to @indy44 with your guess and be sure to include tag #LionheartHotWheels. Example-> @indy44 210.222 […]

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Sometime on Friday April 27, 2012 I will post on twitter under my user name @indy44 “The Dan Wheldon Hot Wheels Contest Starts Now” as soon as you see this posted send an e-mail to indy44@earthlink.net with #LionheartHotWheels in the subject line and your twitter user name in the message body. The 4th, 10th, 26th, […]

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The company my wife Liz works for is contemplating doing a book display for a large retailer during  the Month of May having to do with The Indianapolis 500 and IndyCar. So through twitter I asked IndyCar fans to suggest their  book recommendations. Here’s the list of books. If you would like to buy any of these […]

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A young man with a huge smile walks through the gate entrance hearing the cars roaring around the track. The grandstands are packed with race fans of all ages. His eyes light up. He can’t get trackside fast enough. He’s in awe of what he sees. So many familiar names and faces. So many drivers […]

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First of all I need to eat some crow. To think that a Penske/Ganassi team could be beat in Texas. I must have been delirious from the heat. The unforgettable moment of race two happened when Graham Rahal was limping his car into the pits and Will Power came close to running into the back […]

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The 2011 Indianapolis 500 was one for the ages. After the month of May I was exhausted both mentally and physically. The race this year lived up to all the hype. Here’s my opinion of the good, the bad, and the ugly. Good: Wheldon wins, Dan Wheldon’s whole racing life revolves around the Indianapolis 500. […]

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After hearing reports about the vote to delay aero-kits until 2013 I wanted to get more insight from an IndyCar team owner. We met on a private runway at an undisclosed location. His assistant was waiting in a stretched Hummer limousine to greet me. The assistant we’ll call him James, asked me to keep the […]

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