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Stewart To Exit Driver’s Seat After 2016 Cup Season
Wednesday, 30 Sep, 2015 – 13:22 | One Comment
Stewart To Exit Driver’s Seat After 2016 Cup Season

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Three-time champion Tony Stewart sounded anything but downhearted in announcing on Wednesday that he will retire from driving Sprint Cup cars following the 2016 season. In fact, during a teleconference with the media,  Stewart was upbeat to the point of sounding like a standup comic.
Seriously.
Stewart, 44, joked about everything from […]

Kenseth Wins Loudon As Harvick Runs Out Of Fuel
Sunday, 27 Sep, 2015 – 16:32 | Comments Off on Kenseth Wins Loudon As Harvick Runs Out Of Fuel
Kenseth Wins Loudon As Harvick Runs Out Of Fuel

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Matt Kenseth passed the fuel-starved car of Kevin Harvick with two laps to go and went on to win Sunday’s Race No. 2 of the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship playoff at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The victory – his fifth of the year – sends the Joe Gibbs […]

Johnson: Who Knows What Harvick Will Do
Saturday, 26 Sep, 2015 – 8:23 | Comments Off on Johnson: Who Knows What Harvick Will Do
Johnson: Who Knows What Harvick Will Do

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Kevin Harvick’s qualifying run at New Hamphire Motor Speedway put him where he wanted to be – on the front row for Sunday’s race. Then it put him where he didn’t want to be – having to face the media.
By qualifying second fastest on Friday, Harvick was required by NASCAR […]

Not A Good Idea To Attack Power-Makers That Be
Friday, 25 Sep, 2015 – 15:16 | 3 Comments
Not A Good Idea To Attack Power-Makers That Be

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Fact: Kevin Harvick would be a journeyman driver in need of anger-management classes instead of a defending Sprint Cup champion in need of anger-management classes were it not for the Hendrick Motrosports engines that sit in his Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet.
He might want to consider that the next time he physically attacks […]

Ganassi Duo Wins Lone Star; Title Contenders Wilt
Saturday, 19 Sep, 2015 – 17:37 | Comments Off on Ganassi Duo Wins Lone Star; Title Contenders Wilt
Ganassi Duo Wins Lone Star; Title Contenders Wilt

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
AUSTIN, Tex. – In searing temperatures at the Circuit of the Americas, Scott Pruett and Joey Hand claimed their first victory of the year in the Ford EcoBoost-Riley while behind them the Prototype championship in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship heated up.
After spins, disputed scoring and penalties, Richard Westbook and Michael […]

Farm Boy Tandy On Top of the Endurance World
Saturday, 19 Sep, 2015 – 7:22 | Comments Off on Farm Boy Tandy On Top of the Endurance World
Farm Boy Tandy On Top of the Endurance World

By Jonathan Ingram  | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
AUSTIN, Texas – As life’s rhythms go, Nick Tandy is in a groove. He’s been clicking off major endurance race victories since the Petit Le Mans two years ago, a skein that culminated with a stunning co-drive to victory for Porsche at the Le Mans 24-hour in June, which brought […]

Ironman Jeff Gordon Streaks Into Chicagoland
Friday, 18 Sep, 2015 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Ironman Jeff Gordon Streaks Into Chicagoland
Ironman Jeff Gordon Streaks Into Chicagoland

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Jeff Gordon may be one of NASCAR’s elders, but he still has a pretty good memory. Like of the time he and Ricky Rudd almost threw down after a battle for the same piece of track near Turn 3 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Gordon, who will tie Rudd for Sprint Cup’s […]

The Chase Puzzle To Be Untangled Saturday Night
Saturday, 12 Sep, 2015 – 7:40 | Comments Off on The Chase Puzzle To Be Untangled Saturday Night
The Chase Puzzle To Be Untangled Saturday Night

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
RICHMOND, Va. – Seizing every opportunity is critical to one’s success in NASCAR’s Chase for the Championship, but before the 16-driver field is set one more obstacle must be cleared – Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway.
Eleven drivers already are guaranteed berths in the field via one […]

A Course In History: IMRRC At The Glen Is Gold
Friday, 11 Sep, 2015 – 12:05 | Comments Off on A Course In History: IMRRC At The Glen Is Gold
A Course In History: IMRRC At The Glen Is Gold

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – The streets of this sleepy Upstate New York village will reverberate with the roar of engines beginning Friday, as the 22nd annual Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival celebrates “the day they stopped the trains” for the first post-World War II road-race in the United States.
That was […]

U.S. Nats Produce First-Time Winners, Watery Eyes
Monday, 7 Sep, 2015 – 18:50 | Comments Off on U.S. Nats Produce First-Time Winners, Watery Eyes
U.S. Nats Produce First-Time Winners, Watery Eyes

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For the second time during this weekend’s U.S. Nationals, wet weather struck Lucas Oil Raceway. Sunday’s moisture at the historic old drag strip did not come in the form of rain, however. Rather it was the result of tears of joy as the first-time winners of The Big Go simply could not contain their emotions […]