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Start Your Engines podcast: Cool treats from IMS museum, key moments from Indy 500

USA TODAY Sports auto racing reporter Brant James sits down with Donald Davidson, the official historian of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, to discuss the track’s legendary history and memorable moments from the first 99 Indianapolis 500s.


Start Your Engines podcast: IndyCar Grand Prix of Indianapolis

Can anyone slow Team Penske? USA TODAY Sports’ Brant James, Chris Jenkins and Jeff Olson recap the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, where Simon Pagenaud continued his domination with a third consecutive Verizon IndyCar Series victory. 52 more words


IndyCar Start Your Engines podcast: Simon Pagenaud wins again

Chris Jenkins and Curt Cavin from USA TODAY NETWORK break down the scene at the Grand Prix of Alabama, where Simon Pagenaud earned his second consecutive win of 2016 after an on-track battle with Graham Rahal in the closing laps.   11 more words


Preparing Your Lawn Mower For Spring

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pulling the cord to start the lawn mower is as much a sound of Spring as birds singing in the yard.

But, what should you do if your mower won’t start? 362 more words


IndyCar Start Your Engines podcast: Reflecting on Scott Dixon's win at Phoenix

Brant James, Curt Cavin and Chris Jenkins from the USA TODAY Sports network analyze the big- and small-picture implications both of IndyCar’s return to Phoenix International Raceway and Scott Dixon’s victory there on Saturday night. 19 more words


Start Your Engines podcast: Who's hot entering the Chase?

USA TODAY Sports auto racing reporters Jeff Gluck, Brant James and Ellen J. Horrow break down who’s hot and who’s not going into the Chase for the Sprint Cup. 25 more words


Start Your Engines podcast: Wrapping up the IndyCar season

USA TODAY Sports reporters Brant James, Chris Jenkins and Jeff Olson summarize the 2015 IndyCar season, which culminated with Scott Dixon’s fourth consecutive championship. The trio also discuss what went wrong for Juan Pablo Montoya and Team Penske, the future safety of the sport following the death of Justin Wilson, the amazing recovery of James Hinchcliffe and next season’s IndyCar schedule. 15 more words