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House panel approves bill to fund racing

House panel approves bill to fund racing

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Indiana would pump $10 million per year into automotive racing, including $5 million per year into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, under measures that won a House panel's approval Tuesday.

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Plan would shift money from horse racing to auto racing

Plan would shift money from horse racing to auto racing

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The move—debated Monday in the Indiana House Ways and Means Committee—is meant to subsidize upgrades at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and make low-interest loans available to other auto tracks and businesses across the state.

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Ferrari 458 Lets CEO Hit Le Mans Like Steve McQueen

Ferrari 458 Lets CEO Hit Le Mans Like Steve McQueen

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Ferrari 458 takes the Mulsanne Straight at 180 miles per hour, a lime-green streak through the fastest section of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, which ranks alongside the Daytona 500, the Indianapolis 500 and the Monaco Grand Prix as one of auto racing ’s pre-eminent jewels. About 240,000 fans ring the 8.5-mile track on this sunny day in mid- June.

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