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Dirt Fans Pack CMS To See ‘The Big Boys Play’
Saturday, 9 Nov, 2019 – 17:28 | No Comment
Dirt Fans Pack CMS To See ‘The Big Boys Play’

Sprint car fans from all over are packing the Charlotte Motor Speedway short track to watch the dirt fly this weekend. (RacinToday/HHP photos by Jim Fluharty)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD. N.C. – Nearly two years ago the Ulrich family set their sights on The Dirt Track at Charlotte and the 2019 Can-Am World Finals, […]

Driving Race Cars Is Not Tifft’s Biggest Concern
Thursday, 7 Nov, 2019 – 21:01 | No Comment
Driving Race Cars Is Not Tifft’s Biggest Concern

Matt Tifft has not had a wonderful last couple of years. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Ashley R Dickerson)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Matt Tifft’s courageous battle against his self-described medical “demons” has placed his NASCAR Cup Series career with Front Row Motorsports on hold, perhaps permanently.

Tifft, who suffered a seizure at Martinsville […]

Byron, 21, Looked Like 24 In Martinsville Race
Tuesday, 29 Oct, 2019 – 7:45 | No Comment
Byron, 21, Looked Like 24 In Martinsville Race

William Byron showed major maturity during Sunday’s Cup race at Martinsville Speedway. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Martin Truex Jr. seemed untouchable in Sunday’s First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway until the race’s latter stages when young William Byron drove into the picture. 

Truex held on for the narrow […]

Hamlin Vs. Logano: Round 4 At Martinsville
Monday, 28 Oct, 2019 – 14:58 | Comments Off on Hamlin Vs. Logano: Round 4 At Martinsville
Hamlin Vs. Logano: Round 4 At Martinsville

Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin got into a brawl after Sunday’s Cup race at Martinsville. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Garry Eller)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Altercations at Martinsville Speedway are nothing new, almost expected, but the one Sunday night after the First Data 500 wasn’t the first between Joey Logano and former Joe […]

Engine Woes Have Hendrick’s Elliott On Edge
Saturday, 26 Oct, 2019 – 19:30 | Comments Off on Engine Woes Have Hendrick’s Elliott On Edge
Engine Woes Have Hendrick’s Elliott On Edge

Engine failures have the attention of Hendrick Motorsports’ Chase Elliott. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Chase Elliott said Saturday at Martinsville Speedway that he didn’t believe the engine problem his Chevrolet suffered five laps into the first practice at the short track was related to the Dover […]

Rossi To Drive Down South – Way Down South
Saturday, 26 Oct, 2019 – 8:35 | Comments Off on Rossi To Drive Down South – Way Down South
Rossi To Drive Down South – Way Down South

Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi will drive in next month’s Baja 1000 race in Mexico. (File photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDYCAR star Alexander Rossi has entered the 52nd annual SCORE Baja 1000 for a second consecutive year, co-driving the Baja Ridgeline Race Truck next month as part of the Honda Off-Road Racing […]

Dad Works For Son In Torrence Family Victory
Tuesday, 22 Oct, 2019 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Dad Works For Son In Torrence Family Victory
Dad Works For Son In Torrence Family Victory

Billy Torrence lent a helping hand to son Steve during Sunday’s NHRA finals at the Texas Motorplex. (Photo courtesy of the NHRA)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

ENNIS, Texas – On those rare occasions when reigning NHRA Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence exits a national event early, father Billy Torrence doesn’t wait long to receive […]

Force Living In An NHRA Groundhog Day
Sunday, 20 Oct, 2019 – 8:59 | Comments Off on Force Living In An NHRA Groundhog Day
Force Living In An NHRA Groundhog Day

Funny Car driver and team owner John Force is trapped by his own success. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

ENNIS, Texas – Fully-engaged in the endless round-by-round grind that is the essence of an NHRA world championship, Funny Car icon John Force admittedly has become a prisoner of his own success.

At age 70, […]

Blaney Wins Door-Banger At Talladega
Monday, 14 Oct, 2019 – 17:57 | Comments Off on Blaney Wins Door-Banger At Talladega
Blaney Wins Door-Banger At Talladega

Ryan Blaney’s first win of the season was a big one and an exciting one. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Alan Marler)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

On Columbus Day, Ryan Blaney discovered how to win a stock car race.

Blaney has spent the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season as the forgotten member in Team Penske’s powerhouse […]

Funny Cars Can’t Afford To Flop In Concord
Saturday, 12 Oct, 2019 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Funny Cars Can’t Afford To Flop In Concord
Funny Cars Can’t Afford To Flop In Concord

The race for the Funny Car championship is white hot as the Countdown reaches the halfway point in Concord, N.C. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – With five drivers embroiled in an intense battle for the NHRA Funny Car championship halfway through the Countdown, veteran Ron Capps says removing […]