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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 | Comments Off on 2018 Indy Cars Will Roll Without Aero Doo-Dads
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 | Comments Off on Edwards’ Retirement Is A Bit Of A Head-Scratcher
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 | Comments Off on Edwards: It Was A Gut Decision To Retire As Driver
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 | Comments Off on Reports: Cup Driver Carl Edwards Is Retiring
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 […]

Earnhardt, Hendrick Talk About Junior’s Return
Friday, 9 Dec, 2016 – 16:14 | One Comment
Earnhardt, Hendrick Talk About Junior’s Return

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NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and team owner Rick Hendrick spoke to the media in a teleconference on Friday.
They talked about Earnhardt’s health, his return to racing after missing 18 races in 2016 with concussion-like symptoms, a test held this week and much more.
The following is a transcript of the teleconference:
DALE EARNHARDT, JR.: “Well, the […]

Earnhardt Jr. Cleared To Return To Driver’s Seat
Thursday, 8 Dec, 2016 – 13:01 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Cleared To Return To Driver’s Seat
Earnhardt Jr. Cleared To Return To Driver’s Seat

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Dale Earnhardt Jr., sidelined for 18 Sprint Cup races in 2016 because of injury, will be back in the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports car in February at Daytona International Speedway it was announced Thursday.
“I feel great, and I’m excited to officially be back,” Earnhardt, 42, said. “I expected things to go really well yesterday, and […]

Shocker: F1 Champion Rosberg Retires
Friday, 2 Dec, 2016 – 15:39 | Comments Off on Shocker: F1 Champion Rosberg Retires
Shocker: F1 Champion Rosberg Retires

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Newly crowned Formula One World Driving Champion Nico Rosberg is won-and-done.
Rosberg shocked the motorsports universe Friday, announcing his retirement from Mercedes AMG and the FIA Formula One World Championship during a press conference in Vienna, Austria, where he and Mercedes were scheduled to collect their 2016 championship trophies at the […]