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Roads To The NASCAR Hall Crossed Many Times
Saturday, 21 Jan, 2017 – 8:40 | No Comment
Roads To The NASCAR Hall Crossed Many Times

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C – Four of the five men inducted Friday into the NASCAR Hall of Fame had careers that were intertwined over three decades.
For Richard Childress and Rick Hendrick, their first formal meeting came in 1987 at the invitation of then NASCAR president Bill France Jr. France summoned Childress, Hendrick […]

Bowyer Eager To Get Back To Driving For Wins
Thursday, 19 Jan, 2017 – 9:37 | No Comment
Bowyer Eager To Get Back To Driving For Wins

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – Optimism flourishes among drivers and race teams during the pre-season, but for Clint Bowyer there’s a high level of excitement and anticipation that the Kansas driver hasn’t experienced in several years.
“I love what I see at Stewart-Haas (Racing),” Bowyer said Wednesday at the Ford Performance Center in […]

Pigot To Take Wheel For Carpenter In The Twisties
Tuesday, 17 Jan, 2017 – 18:37 | No Comment
Pigot To Take Wheel For Carpenter In The Twisties

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Spencer Pigot has found his niche at Ed Carpenter Racing.
The 2015 Indy Lights champion, Pigot has retained his seat as road and street-course specialist in the No. 20 Chevrolet for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. After joining ECR partway through 2016 in the same role, Pigot will compete in […]

A Long List Spurred Edwards To Fix His Priorities
Saturday, 14 Jan, 2017 – 13:13 | One Comment
A Long List Spurred Edwards To Fix His Priorities

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
A NASCAR driver at the height of his career, driving for one of the premier series’ top teams, walked out his house’s back door and headed for a meeting. Sitting on the steps was one of his daughters.
When he asked why she wasn’t riding her bicycle she replied that […]

2018 Indy Cars Will Roll Without Aero Doo-Dads
Saturday, 14 Jan, 2017 – 9:09 | No Comment
2018 Indy Cars Will Roll Without Aero Doo-Dads

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDYCAR’s return to a universal/generic bodywork kit for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season will emphasize bottom-side downforce as the key element of a “reverse-engineering exercise” addressing aesthetics as much as performance.
In other words, the next generation of Indy car needs to look good and run fast sans aerodynamic doo-dads. […]

Edwards’ Retirement Is A Bit Of A Head-Scratcher
Thursday, 12 Jan, 2017 – 10:50 | No Comment
Edwards’ Retirement Is A Bit Of A Head-Scratcher

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Carl Edwards did not have the fitness magazine cover-photo pecs and abs on that day more than a dozen years ago when we sat down in an Italian restaurant in Kansas City’s artsy-hipster Freight House District. He didn’t have a full-time NASCAR Cup ride, let alone the promise of a […]

Edwards: It Was A Gut Decision To Retire As Driver
Wednesday, 11 Jan, 2017 – 11:05 | No Comment
Edwards: It Was A Gut Decision To Retire As Driver

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
During a press conference conducted Wednesday morning in Charlotte, N.C., veteran NASCAR driver Carl Edwards confirmed his retirement as a full-time competitor.
“People who know me, know I follow my gut. Sometimes, I just gather everything around me and say, ‘If all signs point to this, this is what I should […]

Reports: Cup Driver Carl Edwards Is Retiring
Tuesday, 10 Jan, 2017 – 12:40 | No Comment
Reports: Cup Driver Carl Edwards Is Retiring

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Numerous media outlets are reporting Tuesday morning that Carl Edwards will not drive in NASCAR series in the upcoming season. He will reportedly be replaced at Joe Gibbs Racing by Daniel Suarez.
No reasons for the sudden and unexpected move have been reported.
JGR has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday.
Edwards, 37, spent 13 years in the […]

Book Picks: Cuddle Up With These Winning Reads
Saturday, 24 Dec, 2016 – 18:37 | Comments Off on Book Picks: Cuddle Up With These Winning Reads
Book Picks: Cuddle Up With These Winning Reads

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
When the weather outside is frightful this holiday season…it’s the perfect time to crack open a book. So put on a pot of coffee, slip into your blue Snuggie (only because your favorite red one is in the wash with a guacamole stain) and feed your brain for a change. […]

Chilton Out To Solve ‘American Way Of Racing’
Tuesday, 13 Dec, 2016 – 16:55 | Comments Off on Chilton Out To Solve ‘American Way Of Racing’
Chilton Out To Solve ‘American Way Of Racing’

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The Americanization of Max Chilton will continue at Chip Ganassi Racing in 2017, with the Brit set to contest the full Verizon IndyCar Series schedule in the No. 8 Honda with primary sponsorship from Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Chilton joined CGR in February 2016 after competing in Indy Lights in […]