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Posted by Iannucci | 8/10/2007 | 2 comments »
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Crimson Ace at the new Indycar Newsstand blog has some excellent thoughts about the Meijer Indy 300. In a word: HUGE.

Normally, it's a mid-August date at the broiler known as the Kentucky Speedway (although moving it to a night race should help the temps quite a bit).

But, on a national stage, it's an opportunity that doesn't come around very often -- a chance to build on momentum gained from last week.

Not since Ashley Judd went running down the pits in a sopping wet shirt has the IndyCar Series been *this* all over the place. Well, at least Dario Franchitti has been all over the place -- on the CBS Early Show, on Larry King Live, in celebrity magazines, on ESPN's SportsCenter highlights package about 372 times a day. There have been multiple columns written (and a lot of chatter) about Danica Patrick's rather blunt views on Dan Wheldon's involvement in the "big one," stoking the rivalry that flared up in Milwaukee. (MORE from Indycar Newsstand)


  1. Anonymous // August 10, 2007 12:21 PM  

    just a thought

    espn 2 has the taxi cab jr league on before the Indy Cars, espn has high school baseball and I think espn ocho has ping pong.

    If rain delays the taxi cab race
    in new york there could be trouble

  2. Anonymous // August 10, 2007 6:04 PM  

    let's hope not !