Home » Archive by Author

Info Manager,

The desk responsible for updating schedules and standings for racin' today.

Articles by Info Manager

Carpenter Leads Fast Nine At Indy 500 Qualifying
Saturday, May 17, 2014 – 19:25 | Comments Off
Carpenter Leads Fast Nine At Indy 500 Qualifying

RacinToday.com
Ed Carpenter, the pole winner for last year’s Indianapolis 500, had the fastest four-lap run in Saturday’s first round of qualifying for this year’s event.
Carpenter, an Indiana native, will lead the nine drivers who had the fastest qualifying runs on Saturday, into Sunday’s run for the pole.
Making the day even sweeter for team owner Carpenter [...]

Track Records Fall; Brown Crashes Hard At Summer Nationals
Saturday, May 17, 2014 – 7:44 | Comments Off
Track Records Fall; Brown Crashes Hard At Summer Nationals

Racing Today.com
Alexis DeJoria (Funny Car) and Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) both laid down new track records en route to current No. 1 qualifying efforts as they vie to secure the 100th win by a female driver at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals on Friday.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) [...]

Kyle Busch’s Truck Dominance Continues
Saturday, May 17, 2014 – 7:38 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch’s Truck Dominance Continues

RacinToday.com
Kyle Busch won his fourth straight Camping World Truck Series race Friday night when he claimed the North Carolina Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
He started from the pole and led 130 of 134 laps.
The victory was Busch’s 38th in the series, his third of the season and his fourth in a row dating back [...]

Dillon To Start Showdown From The Pole
Friday, May 16, 2014 – 15:53 | Comments Off
Dillon To Start Showdown From The Pole

RacinToday.com
Austin Dillon went out late in Friday afternoon’s qualifying session for Friday night’s pre-All-Star Race Sprint Showdown and won the pole.
Dillon nabbed the pole with a lap in 27.747 seconds at the 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway track.
Second was AJ Allmendinger and third was rookie Kyle Larson.
Rounding out the top five were Clint Bowyer and Marcos [...]

Sampey Wanted A Chance; Got An NHRA Record
Friday, May 16, 2014 – 8:07 | Comments Off
Sampey Wanted A Chance; Got An NHRA Record

RacinToday.com
All Angelle Sampey wanted was an opportunity. When it was presented in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Pro Stock Motorcycle class, Sampey jumped at the chance. What followed was one of the most incredible runs in motorsports history, setting a class standard and continuing the excellence of female competitors in the National Hot [...]

Busch Overtakes Kansas Curse; Wins In Truck
Saturday, May 10, 2014 – 0:20 | Comments Off
Busch Overtakes Kansas Curse; Wins In Truck

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – As a Sprint Cup driver, Kyle Busch has been a disaster at Kansas Speedway. As a Camping World Truck Series driver, he has become a winner.
Busch led a race-best 104 laps at the 1.5-mile tri-oval in winning Friday night’s SFP 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race [...]

Tires Get Post-Practice OK From Drivers At Kansas
Friday, May 9, 2014 – 19:49 | Comments Off
Tires Get Post-Practice OK From Drivers At Kansas

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan – Notebook items for the NASCAR weekend at Kansas Speedway:
* Tires get quick endorsement from drivers
* Johnson revisits Talladega incident
* Bowyer feeling his age, with baby on the way
* Allmendinger ‘lobbying’ for Sprint All-Star Race fan vote
TIRES GET QUICK ENDORSEMENT FROM DRIVERS
The two NASCAR Sprint Cup practices are [...]

Camping World Signs Title Sponsorship Extension
Monday, May 5, 2014 – 10:14 | Comments Off
Camping World Signs Title Sponsorship Extension

The Camping World Truck Series will remain the Camping World Truck Series through the 2022 season it was announced on Monday.
The camping and RV dealer reached a seven-year agreement with NASCAR to continue on as title sponsor of the series.
“The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has one of the most consistent and durable audiences in [...]

P2 Car Gets First Tudor Victory
Monday, May 5, 2014 – 7:51 | Comments Off
P2 Car Gets First Tudor Victory

RacinToday.com
A P2 Prototype got its first victory in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship series Sunday when the team of Ed Brown and Johannes van Overbeek drove their No. 2 Tequila Patrón HPD ARX-03b/Honda to victory in the Continental Tire Grand Prix of Monterey powered by Mazda.
Their averaged speed was 97.318 mph in the two-hour, caution-free [...]

Hamlin Claims Talladega With Yellow Flag Victory
Sunday, May 4, 2014 – 15:46 | Comments Off
Hamlin Claims Talladega With Yellow Flag Victory

RacinToday.com
Denny Hamlin had the lead when debris forced a caution with less than a lap to go and that gave him the victory in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
The victory was the first of the season for Hamlin and his Joe Gibbs Racing team, and it likely put him in the Chase [...]