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Surgery Scheduled For Wickens’ Spine Injury
Tuesday, 21 Aug, 2018 – 7:24 | No Comment
Surgery Scheduled For Wickens’ Spine Injury

By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Verizon IndyCar Series driver Robert Wickens, injured in a violent multiple-car crash at Pocono Raceway Sunday, was scheduled to undergo surgery Monday evening in a Pennsylvania hospital for a spinal injury.
Wickens continues to be treated at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pa., following injuries sustained during the ABC Supply 500 on […]

IndyCar Series Celebration Muted At Pocono
Monday, 20 Aug, 2018 – 7:14 | No Comment
IndyCar Series Celebration Muted At Pocono

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Alexander Rossi’s latest Verizon IndyCar Series Victory Circle celebration was muted late Sunday afternoon at Pocono Raceway, where concern about the condition of fellow-driver Robert Wickens overshadowed a tightening championship chase.
As he had done at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in his previous start, Rossi dominated the ABC Supply 500 on […]

Wickens Wreck Mars IndyCar Race At Pocono
Sunday, 19 Aug, 2018 – 19:34 | No Comment
Wickens Wreck Mars IndyCar Race At Pocono

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Verizon IndyCar Series rookie Robert Wickens reportedly was “awake and alert” in an Allentown, Pa., hospital Sunday after triggering a violent, multi-car crash in the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway.
The 200-lap/500-mile race was red-flagged to a halt on Lap 9 following a crash initially involving Wickens of Schmidt Peterson […]

Kurt Busch Kicks Back At Bristol Track
Sunday, 19 Aug, 2018 – 8:01 | No Comment
Kurt Busch Kicks Back At Bristol Track

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Kurt Busch readily admits that ever since Bristol Motor Speedway was resurfaced and its banking changed in 2007 that it has “kicked my butt”, but in Saturday’s Night Race the NASCAR champion kicked back.
Busch conquered the tough short track by leading the final 24 laps in one […]

The Other Busch Gets Victory In Bristol
Saturday, 18 Aug, 2018 – 22:27 | No Comment
The Other Busch Gets Victory In Bristol

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Kurt Busch entered Saturday night’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway as the best driver in the series to not have won a race in 2018. He left Bristol sans the “not have won” tag.
Busch took the lead on a restart with 23 laps to go, held off pole-sitter Kyle Larson […]

Kasey Kahne Will Walk Back Into Sprinting
Friday, 17 Aug, 2018 – 14:06 | No Comment
Kasey Kahne Will Walk Back Into Sprinting

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Kasey Kahne said Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway that  he could no longer give 100 percent to a full-time NASCAR schedule and it wasn’t fair for him to continue, but he might run 40 to 50 Sprint Car races in 2019.
“You can do 40 or 50 (Sprint […]

Kahne Follows Sadler Into NASCAR Retirement
Thursday, 16 Aug, 2018 – 19:44 | No Comment
Kahne Follows Sadler Into NASCAR Retirement

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
BRISTOL, Tenn. – One day after Elliott Sadler announced that 2018 would be his final season as a full-time NASCAR driver, Kasey Kahne followed suit, saying Thursday he would not return next year.
In a letter released on Twitter, Kahne said he had thought about his decision for many months. He […]

Harvick Rolls To Seventh Season Win At MIS
Sunday, 12 Aug, 2018 – 20:00 | No Comment
Harvick Rolls To Seventh Season Win At MIS

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Kevin Harvick collected his series-leading seventh victory of the season when he drove away from the field late in the race to win the Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday.
Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford, led a race-best 108 of 200 laps at the […]

Flat Spot On: What Is Future of Brian France at NASCAR?
Thursday, 9 Aug, 2018 – 17:46 | One Comment
Flat Spot On: What Is Future of Brian France at NASCAR?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
If we haven’t already seen the end of the Brian France era in NASCAR, perhaps it should be under consideration.
The timing of France’s arrest Sunday night for driving with twice the legal limit of alcohol in his blood along with oxycodone in his car could not have been worse. With the […]

Truex Has Become Cup’s King Of The Roads
Saturday, 4 Aug, 2018 – 17:34 | Comments Off on Truex Has Become Cup’s King Of The Roads
Truex Has Become Cup’s King Of The Roads

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. _ In addition to his title as reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion, Martin Truex Jr. proudly has emerged as a bona fide road-racing ace.
Truex captured his first win at Watkins Glen International last summer, and followed it with a victory at Sonoma Raceway in Northern California earlier […]