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Thrilling Tradition

Briscoe, Dixon continue string of close finishes at Chicagoland Speedway

Originally Published: August 29, 2009
By Jerry Bonkowski | ESPNChicago.com

JOLIET, Ill. -- The fabled Indianapolis Motor Speedway has nothing on Chicagoland Speedway when it comes to close finishes -- nor does any other track on the Indy Racing League circuit.

The 1.5-mile oval, close racing and nail-biting finishes all seem to go hand-in-hand -- a tradition that continued once again in Saturday night's Peak Antifreeze and Motor Oil Indy 300.

Current IRL points leader Ryan Briscoe managed to extend his lead by defeating Scott Dixon by .0077 of a second, ...

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