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Racing News: IndyCar's Justin Wilson Lands a New Drive, Ryan Briscoe Fastest in Testing

NEW GIG: Justin Wilson, who won one IndyCar Series race for Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing last year, has landed a drive for Dale Coyne Racing this year. He will work with engineer Bill Pappas.

HISTORY MADE: A spectacular celebration featuring 19 former winners of the Indianapolis 500 kicked off the Centennial celebration for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. More than 1,400 people attended the event in the Sagamore Room of the Indiana Convention Center.

Racing News: Ken Anderson and Peter Windsor Form American F1 Team

FORMULA ONE: A new U.S.-based Formula One team based in Charlotte, North Carolina, was unveiled Tuesday. Ken Anderson and Peter Windsor are the team principals.

DATE MOVES: With promoter Joe Mattioli III no longer involved at Nashville’s Music City Motorplex, the ARCA RE/MAX Series race scheduled there has been moved to Mansfield Motorsports Park, which had announced in December it would not open for the 2009 season. Mattioli worked an arrangement with Mansfield owner Mike Dzurilla to have the race at Mansfield on June 20.

NHRA: Antron Brown and Ron Capps Continue Dominating Form

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BROWN, CAPPS STEAL SHOW IN PHOENIX SUN AND FIRST TWO EVENTS OF 2009: To say that Top Fuel pilot Antron Brown and Funny Car driver Ron Capps are off to a strong start for the 2009 Full Throttle Drag Racing season would be an understatement.

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