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  1. Top moment: How about Smoke vs. Carl?

    Eddie Gossage

    What an amazing year, unquestionably the biggest year in sports for Dallas-Fort Worth ever! No community in America has likely ever had a year in sports like the one we just enjoyed in 2011. The Mavs won the NBA world championship. TCU won the Ros...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  2. My greatest compliment: Dan Wheldon "got it"

    Eddie Gossage

    The motorsports community is mourning the death of a great champion, as two-time Indianapolis 500 winner and former IndyCar Series champion Dan Wheldon was killed in an accident Sunday at Las Vegas. It's a tragic loss on so many levels, but rathe...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  3. Enjoy golden age of sports in Dallas-Fort Worth

    Eddie Gossage

    Is there a better sports market than Dallas-Fort Worth? I know the ink-stained sportswriting elitists of New York City would scoff and say Gotham is the best. Chicago beat writers would down another bratwurst an tell you Da' Windy City wins. Bosto...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  4. Danica Patrick must handle rigors of NASCAR

    Eddie Gossage

    Rest easy, America. We're about to find out. Will she stay or will she go? Wednesday, Danica Patrick will announce her plans for 2012 and beyond. The worst-kept secret in motorsports -- heck, in American professional sports -- is that she will ann...

    Blog | August 18, 2011
  5. Indy Car management takes a hit in N.H.

    Eddie Gossage

    Being an insider in this sport and having to work with people I write about in this blog, this is one of the toughest things I've had to write. Particularly for a sport -- Indy Car racing -- and people that I really like. But it was a bad day Sund...

    Blog | August 14, 2011
  6. Victory evidence of Marco Andretti's maturity

    Eddie Gossage

    To carry a famous name in any sport -- Griese, Montana, Jordan -- the burden of comparison for the second- or third-generation athlete is overwhelming. There are certain racing gods -- Petty, Foyt, Andretti, Earnhardt, for instance -- that have seen...

    Blog | June 28, 2011
  7. Purity, controversy blend at Twin 275s

    Eddie Gossage

    Two big thoughts -- one requiring more discussion than the other -- stand out after the historic Firestone Twin 275s run this past Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway. First, both races were about as pure as they come, with only one caution occ...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  8. Will Dan Wheldon race at TMS? Stay tuned

    Eddie Gossage

    So the big question: Will Dan Wheldon, the new Indy 500 champ, run in the Firestone Twin 275s on Saturday night, June 11th? The answer: Hopefully. Well, maybe. If I can do anything about it, he will. I spent the day with Wheldon, one of the gre...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  9. IndyCar team owners drop the ball

    Eddie Gossage

    Running a business is easy. Listen to your customers and they will tell you what they want. But some people stick their fingers in their ears and just keep talking. Take IndyCar team owners, for instance. During last weekend's race in Sao Pau...

    Blog | May 04, 2011
  10. IndyCar Series travels risky road abroad

    Eddie Gossage

    If a tree falls in the forest ... And if you hold an IndyCar race in Brazil, does that move the needle for IndyCar racing as a whole? In other words, should IndyCar racing be traveling to Brazil? For that matter, should the series ever leave the ...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  11. Fan of IndyCar double-file restarts? Get in line

    Eddie Gossage

    Entering last weekend's IndyCar season-opener in St. Petersburg, Fla., much of the discussion was about the series' decision during the offseason to utilize double-file restarts in all races this year. IndyCar series officials wanted to tighten up t...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  12. Christmas wish list for auto racing

    Eddie Gossage

    All I want for Christmas is ... More "Have at it, boys!" Good call, NASCAR! A better economy so fans can attend more races and companies can sponsor more cars, races, etc. Peace on earth at Richard Petty Motorsports. The team with A.J. Allm...

    Blog | December 23, 2010
  13. Chat with Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti

    Eddie Gossage

    Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will stop by Wednesday to answer your questions during a live chat at 2:30 p.m. He's second in the IZOD IndyCar points race, just 12 behind leader Will Power entering Saturday's Firestone 550k at Texa...

    Blog | June 01, 2010
  14. Firestone 550k chat with Terry Blount

    Eddie Gossage's motorsports writer Terry Blount kicks off Firestone 550k race week at Texas Motor Speedway by answering your questions during a live chat at 1 p.m. today. Have an opinion on the finish at Indy? Looking to see who might have an edge next we...

    Blog | June 01, 2010
  15. Sunday brings a cornucopia of racing

    Eddie Gossage

    For motorsports fans, Sunday is Christmas Day, Fourth of July and Thanksgiving Day all rolled up into one 1,100-mile long ball. The Indy 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 allows race fans to gorge themselves on drama, intrigue, danger, bitter loss and glo...

    Blog | May 28, 2010
  16. Danica Patrick forgot racing is a team sport

    Eddie Gossage

    Remember typewriters? All the keys could work perfectly except one. And no matter what, that one key kept screwing up that letter you were writing. The whole keyboard had to work as a team and when that one key didn't work right, nothing worked ri...

    Blog | May 24, 2010