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No Shortage Of Emotions After Indy Qualifying
Monday, 20 May, 2019 – 8:24 | No Comment
No Shortage Of Emotions After Indy Qualifying

Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske was one happy pole-winner at Indy on Sunday.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske drove flat-out Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and qualified on-pole for the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500.

Fernando Alonso of McLaren Racing said he did likewise around the famed 2.5-mile oval. But Alonso […]

Larson Hopes All-Star Win Is Just The Beginning
Sunday, 19 May, 2019 – 8:20 | No Comment
Larson Hopes All-Star Win Is Just The Beginning

Kyle Larson broke a victory drought Saturday night when he won the Cup Series All-Star Race. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Kyle Larson hadn’t enjoyed a NASCAR Cup victory lane since September 2017, but that changed Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway when he emerged victorious in the […]

Jimmie: Chances Of Nailing Goals Are Slimming
Saturday, 18 May, 2019 – 8:03 | No Comment
Jimmie: Chances Of Nailing Goals Are Slimming

Jimmie Johnson said Friday that his contract with Hendrick Motorsports expires after the 2020 season. After that, he said, who knows?

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Jimmie Johnson said Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway that he doesn’t have a contract beyond 2020 and in reality, he probably doesn’t have five years left as […]

Carpenter Building Big Speed At Practice In Indy
Friday, 17 May, 2019 – 8:32 | No Comment
Carpenter Building Big Speed At Practice In Indy

Ed Carpenter Racing’s Ed Jones logged the fastest time during practice at Indy on Thursday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Home-grown Ed Carpenter Racing replaced Team Penske’s juggernaut atop the speed chart at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Thursday, the third of four days of practice leading into this weekend’s qualifications for the 103rd […]

Rookie Rosenqvist Meets His First Wall At Indy
Thursday, 16 May, 2019 – 8:37 | No Comment
Rookie Rosenqvist Meets His First Wall At Indy

Felix Rosenqvist ran into trouble during practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Rookie Felix Rosenqvist joined Fernando Alonso in the wall and on the DNF list after Wednesday’s second of four days of practice for the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500.

With just less than an […]

Alonso’s Indy 500 2019 Bid Runs Into A Wall
Wednesday, 15 May, 2019 – 16:11 | No Comment
Alonso’s Indy 500 2019 Bid Runs Into A Wall

Fernando Alonso found the wall at Indy during Wednesday’s practice for this year’s 500. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Open-wheel history has proven there are two types of drivers at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway _ those that have hit the wall and those that will hit the wall.

Fernando Alonso finally joined the […]

May Has Gotten Off To A Penske Kind Of Start
Tuesday, 14 May, 2019 – 8:01 | No Comment
May Has Gotten Off To A Penske Kind Of Start

Simon Pagenaud hopes to follow his champagne shower with a milk bath at Indy this month. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

A week of practice for the 103rd Indianapolis 500 is scheduled to begin Tuesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where one driver is poised to sweep the Month of May.

Naturally, he’s employed […]

‘The Snake’ Basks After Dash The Through Desert
Wednesday, 8 May, 2019 – 17:02 | No Comment
‘The Snake’ Basks After Dash The Through Desert

Co-drivers Jagger Jones and Don ‘The Snake’ Prudhomme made it to the finish line in their 1,300-mile dash through the Mexican desert.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Drag racing icon Don “The Snake” Prudhomme and teen-aged co-driver Jagger Jones turned an all-night thrash into a checkered flag finish in the NORRA Mexican 1000, where their unofficial […]

May Begins With Safety, Qualifying In Spotlight
Thursday, 2 May, 2019 – 8:38 | Comments Off on May Begins With Safety, Qualifying In Spotlight
May Begins With Safety, Qualifying In Spotlight

Alexander Rossi took to the infield road course at Indy in a car fitted with INDYCAR’s new Advanced Frontal Protection safety device. The AFP is the small fin located just forward of the cockpit. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDYCAR’s latest safety-related innovation will be front-and-center during the Month of May at […]

Flat Spot On: Talladega Lives Up To Its Reputation
Monday, 29 Apr, 2019 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Talladega Lives Up To Its Reputation
Flat Spot On: Talladega Lives Up To Its Reputation

Chase Elliott chased down the checkered flag at Talladega on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Alan Marler)

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Maybe this NASCAR thing is going to work out OK after all. A victory by Chase Elliott at the Talladega Superspeedway in front of a big crowd capped a race under new […]