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  • Power shakes off quake but can't close out title

    There he found frightened teammate Helio Castroneves, clad only in the complimentary hotel bathrobe, and Team Penske President Tim Cindric, who was calm and collected and already plotting their next move. Power said Cindric collected their car keys from the valet stand and, after it was clear to…

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  • Weekend Sports In Brief

    About the only thing that went wrong for Hunter Mahan at The Barclays was when the trophy broke. Choi, who had a homer and scored twice, pitched the last four innings for South Korea, which won its third title after back-to-back championships in 1985 and '85.

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  • Dixon gets dramatic Sonoma IndyCar win; Power 10th

    A few hours later at Sonoma Raceway, the sleep-deprived driver plummeted from the pole to 20th place before fighting back for a finish that actually increased his IndyCar points lead. Scott Dixon barely noticed the quake, and he calmly racked up another milestone victory while Power frantically…

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  • Dixon takes Sonoma as Power extends points lead

    IndyCar's master of saving fuel delivered his first win of the season Sunday at Sonoma Raceway as the series prepares for a championship fight next weekend at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. Power fought back to pass Team Penske teammate Helio Castroneves in an exchange of pit stops and…

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  • Newgarden stays with merged IndyCar team in 2015

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) -- Josef Newgarden has agreed to drive for the newly formed CFH Racing team during the 2015 IndyCar season.

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2:15 PM EDT on Sunday, August 24

    August 24 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Sunday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Gruden attempts to keep lid on simmering RGIII debate ASHBURN, Va. - Redskins coach Jay Gruden is avoiding the proverbial "panic button"…

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  • IndyCar race a go despite earthquake

    Sunday's IndyCar race in Sonoma, Calif., will go on as scheduled despite a 6.0 magnitude earthquake that shook the area at 3:20 a.m., IndyCar announced.

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  • Motorsport - Aussie Power takes IndyCar pole at Sonoma

    - IndyCar season championship points leader Will Power of Australia captured his fourth pole position of the year in qualifying for the Grand Prix of Sonoma. Power, who has won three of the past four races on the 2.385-mile (3.83-kilometer) circuit, took the inside front row spot for Sunday's…

    AFP
  • Aussie Power takes IndyCar pole at Sonoma

    IndyCar season championship points leader Will Power of Australia captured his fourth pole position of the year in qualifying for the Grand Prix of Sonoma. Power also took a bonus point for the pole victory, boosting his season edge over Brazilian teammate Helio Castroneves to 40 points entering…

    AFP
  • Power, Castroneves chase IndyCar title in Sonoma

    Just two races stand between Will Power and his first IndyCar series championship. He isn't thinking beyond the twisting, treacherous Sonoma Raceway - but he's always thinking about Helio Castroneves, the teammate and friendly rival trying to chase him down. ''There's still a lot of points on the…

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  • Will Power wins another IndyCar pole in Sonoma

    Will Power won the IndyCar pole at Sonoma Raceway on Saturday, putting the overall points leader in prime position for his championship chase. He has won four of his 36 career poles at Sonoma along with his three race victories, yet he claims no special knowledge of the tough course. I felt…

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  • Power wins IndyCar pole at Sonoma

    IndyCar Series points leader Will Power claimed his second straight pole and fourth of the season on Saturday as the fastest qualifier for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, Calif. Power broke his own track record on the 2.385-mile, 12-turn road course, clocking 111.161 mph for his fourth career pole…

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  • Chevrolet wins IndyCar manufacturers championship

    Chevrolet has clinched its third straight IndyCar manufacturers championship with two races left in the series' season. Chevrolet has won all three manufacturers titles since returning to the series in 2012. Chevrolet supplies Team Penske, which has three of the top five drivers in the overall…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EDT on Friday, Aug. 22

    Aug. 22 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Two-QB plan possible for Browns Smokescreen for opponents or olive branch to Johnny Manziel? Coach Mike Pettine says the Cleveland Browns…

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  • IndyCar: Team Penske's title to lose

    The Verizon IndyCar Series season is down to six drivers competing in two events for one trophy. It's Team Penske's title to lose. Will Power takes a 39-point lead over teammate Helio Castroneves into Sunday's penultimate race, the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. If either driver…

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  • Toyota looking for horsepower in NASCAR engines

    Denny Hamlin was clearly frustrated a week ago at Michigan, when some jockeying for position led to a confrontation with Dale Earnhardt Jr. after the race. His Toyota engine is at the root of Hamlin's displeasure and the manufacturer doesn't disagree. Hamlin said after Sunday's race that he's…

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