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  1. Indy 500 Field of the Century: Row 8

    Ed Hinton

    Indy 500 Field of the Century: Row 8

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2011
  2. Indy 500 Field of the Century: Row 9

    Ed Hinton

    Indy 500 Field of the Century: Row 9

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2011
  3. The IRL may be nuts or they may just be overly ambitious. So far,...

    Ed Hinton

    Are they nuts? That's the thought that kept flashing -- in neon -- in my mind as Wednesday's stiffly choreographed, yet largely chaotic Indy Racing League "announcement" of its car plans for 2012 stumbled and stammered on and on. Before the discomb...

    Blog | Conversation | July 14, 2010
  4. The Indy Racing League is taking steps that stakeholders in the s...

    Ed Hinton

    The Indy Racing League is taking steps that stake-holders in the sport hope can revitalize it. Only time will tell whether those steps are conservative or bold -- and whether they will succeed.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2010
  5. Chip Ganassi is the first owner to win the Daytona 500 and Indian...

    Ed Hinton

    What did team owner Chip Ganassi do when he became the first owner to win the Daytona 500 and Indy 500 in the same season? Deflect credit ... again.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2010
  6. The Indianapolis 500 is still the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, n...

    Ed Hinton

    "Back Home In Indiana" will be sung, the balloons will rise and hope will spring again at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Indy 500 remains "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing."

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2010
  7. Randy Bernard, the new CEO of the IRL, has his work cut out for h...

    Ed Hinton

    Ask others, and they'll tell you new IRL CEO Randy Bernard is a listener and a deliberate thinker. Can he turn around the fortunes of Indy racing? If he succeeds, he'll be a sports industry giant.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2010
  8. As the American open-wheel war dragged on, CART ultimately implod...

    Ed Hinton

    Tony George succeeded in killing CART as the American open-wheel war dragged to its conclusion, but the win was costly for him, his speedway and the IRL. One question still resonates: Could it all have been avoided?

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2010
  9. American open-wheel racing fell further into depression by the en...

    Ed Hinton

    By 1999, the American open-wheel split was dragging down both sides as the IRL and CART could not settle their differences. Worse, the fatalities were starting to mount ... on both sides of the fence.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2010
  10. CART said it had the "cars and stars" of Indy racing while the IR...

    Ed Hinton

    In 1996, CART said it had the "cars and stars" of Indy racing while the IRL had the Indy 500 itself. What both were losing was the racing fan's patience -- and NASCAR was ready.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2010
  11. What is the aftermath of the American open-wheel civil war 15 yea...

    Ed Hinton

    The 94th Indy 500 looms, still one of the biggest events in the world. What looms over the 500 and Indy racing? Ed Hinton writes honor, pride, greed and open warfare for control have left a lone winner: NASCAR.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2010