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Wickens Returns To A Cockpit In Toronto
Sunday, 14 Jul, 2019 – 11:45 | No Comment
Wickens Returns To A Cockpit In Toronto

IndyCar’s Robert Wickens will put the helmet back on in Toronto on Sunday.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Patient 31265 will strap-in and drive a specially equipped street car prior to the start of Sunday’s NTT IndyCar Series race in Canada. And after Robert Wickens delivers the command to start engines, the Honda Indy Toronto at […]

Indiana Dirt Racer Cleans Up In Daytona
Monday, 8 Jul, 2019 – 7:03 | No Comment
Indiana Dirt Racer Cleans Up In Daytona

Justin Haley, right, is congratulated after winning Sunday’s rain-shortened Cup Series race at Daytona. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Justin Haley’s description of himself is pretty simple – “just a dirt track racer from Indiana.” However, he can now add the phrase: Who has won at Daytona […]

Cup Drivers Tackling The Art Of Blocking
Saturday, 6 Jul, 2019 – 7:28 | 2 Comments
Cup Drivers Tackling The Art Of Blocking

NASCAR’s new rules package is having a big effect on the art of blocking in the Cup Series. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Blocking is illegal in many racing series, but not in NASCAR. And Friday at Daytona International Speedway several drivers said it’s a maneuver that […]

Ranking The Best Road Circuits In N. America
Friday, 28 Jun, 2019 – 9:15 | Comments Off on Ranking The Best Road Circuits In N. America
Ranking The Best Road Circuits In N. America

Road America is, by consensus, considered a world class road circuit. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Just before the start of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway, Fox Sports’ Mike Joy let go with a Mike Joy. Dripping with condescending and take-my-word-as-gospel tone, he let go with this: Sonoma is […]

Lots Of Eyes On Rossi – Including Those of Penske?
Thursday, 27 Jun, 2019 – 8:28 | Comments Off on Lots Of Eyes On Rossi – Including Those of Penske?
Lots Of Eyes On Rossi – Including Those of Penske?

Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi powers through Turn 5 at Road America. He won last weekend’s IndyCar Series race at the Wisconsin road course and won it by a bunch. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Alexander Rossi altered the NTT IndyCar Series championship landscape with his dominating victory in Sunday’s REV Group Grand […]

A Sad Farewell To Factory-Backed Prototypes
Tuesday, 18 Jun, 2019 – 15:03 | Comments Off on A Sad Farewell To Factory-Backed Prototypes
A Sad Farewell To Factory-Backed Prototypes

The Porsche 919 Hybrids were things of esthetic and technical beauty.

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Thanksgiving for food and football, New Years Day for college football and all-day finger food and Le Mans for the greatest sports car race in the world and coffee and a grilling out and more coffee.

Those, in order, would be […]

Newgarden Makes A Statement In Fort Worth
Monday, 10 Jun, 2019 – 8:18 | Comments Off on Newgarden Makes A Statement In Fort Worth
Newgarden Makes A Statement In Fort Worth

Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden grabbed a big victory on Saturday night in Texas. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – With his victory at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday night, Joseph Newgarden officially served notice that the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series championship is his to win.

So bring it, Alexander Rossi.

The DXC […]

Biffle Makes An Awesome Return To NASCAR
Saturday, 8 Jun, 2019 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Biffle Makes An Awesome Return To NASCAR
Biffle Makes An Awesome Return To NASCAR

Greg Biffle returned to the cockpit on Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. And a successful return it was. (Photo courtesy of Texas Motor Speedway)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – It was, as Greg Biffle screamed over his radio at the checkered flag, an “awesome freaking drive.”

Awesome? Improbable was more to the […]

IndyCar’s Dixon Gets Royal Treatment Back Home
Tuesday, 4 Jun, 2019 – 18:09 | Comments Off on IndyCar’s Dixon Gets Royal Treatment Back Home
IndyCar’s Dixon Gets Royal Treatment Back Home

IndyCar driver Scott Dixon celebrated his win in Detroit with a fountain drink on Sunday. He also could celebrate a royal honor. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Already considered royalty in the INDYCAR paddock, Scott Dixon’s homeland has made it official.

Dixon recovered from a crash and last-place finish in Saturday’s weather-plagued Race […]

Pagenaud Goes Out Clubbing In Indianapolis
Tuesday, 28 May, 2019 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Goes Out Clubbing In Indianapolis
Pagenaud Goes Out Clubbing In Indianapolis

Indinapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud’s celebration continued Monday at The Speedway. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Simon Pagenaud awoke after two hours of sleep Monday morning as Team Penske’s latest Indianapolis 500 champion, and a guy in need of a new smartphone.

“I don’t have my phone anymore. It’s just blown-up,” […]