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Posted On July 7, 2016By Frank SantoroskiIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Carl Haas 1930-2016

By Frank Santoroski, Staff Writer All of us at Motorsports Tribune are saddened to report that Carl Haas has passed away at the age of 86. A statement issued by the Haas family this morning read “Carl Haas’ incredible journey came to a peaceful end on June 29, 2016, at his home that he loved, surrounded by family.” The sight of cigar-chomping Carl Haas, and his business partner, movie star-turned racer Paul Newman, in the pit lane during the heyday of the CART series was a familiar image as theirRead More
August 26, 1946 – July 2, 1973 The auto racing history books are filled with stories of unfulfilled potential, with drivers having their lives cut short leaving a lingering series of ‘what if’ scenarios. Young men like Francois Cevert, Adam Petty, Greg Moore and more recently, Jules Bianchi, had yet to demonstrate how far their careers would take them before they were taken from us. None of those stories, perhaps, are as compelling as the story of David Earl “Swede” Savage Jr. who found himself in the lead of theRead More