IRL: Homestead Friday Notes & Quotes

Live timing and scoring is available on the internet for both the Indy Racing League IndyCar Series and the Grand American Sports Car Series. Visit www.grandamerican.com for the Nextel Grand Prix of Miami and www.indyracing.com for the Toyota Indy...

Live timing and scoring is available on the internet for both the Indy Racing League IndyCar Series and the Grand American Sports Car Series. Visit www.grandamerican.com for the Nextel Grand Prix of Miami and www.indyracing.com for the Toyota Indy 300.

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Former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino will serve as the grand marshal of Sunday's Toyota Indy 300.

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The Toyota Indy 300 marks the Indy Racing League's third visit to the Homestead- Miami Speedway. Sam Hornish has won both events at the 1.5-mile speedway.

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Buddy Lazier's Hemelgarn entry was withdrawn when the team was unable to prepare the car in time for this event. The team will be at Phoenix International Raceway in three weeks for the second round of the series.

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Alex Barron, who won his first IndyCar Series event driving for Blair Racing last season, is serving as the spotter for Super Aguri Fernandez Racing driver Roger Yasukawa.

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Western Union Financial Services was announced as the title sponsor of Sunday's Infiniti Pro Series race. Highlights from the race will be televised at 3:30 p.m. EST March 7 on ESPN2.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Buddy Lazier , Alex Barron , Roger Yasukawa , Sam Hornish Jr.