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Truex Survives Wallburger To Win The 600
Monday, 27 May, 2019 – 8:23 | Comments Off on Truex Survives Wallburger To Win The 600
Truex Survives Wallburger To Win The 600

Martin Truex Jr. won NASCAR’s marathon event on Sunday. (Photo courtesy of NASCAR)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Martin Truex Jr.’s chances for his second Coca-Cola 600 victory at Charlotte Motor Speedway appeared to disintegrate on lap 74 when he blew a tire and hit the wall while leading Sunday night’s race, but […]

Pagenaud Wins Wild Shoot Out At Indianapolis
Sunday, 26 May, 2019 – 15:09 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Wins Wild Shoot Out At Indianapolis
Pagenaud Wins Wild Shoot Out At Indianapolis

Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske was one happy pole-winner at Indy last Sunday. This Sunday, he was one happy race winner. (File photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

If you’re driving an Indy car for Roger Penske, you had better be leading laps and winning races in that car. Simon Pagenaud had not […]

Penske Looks Backward On 50th Indy Anniversary
Friday, 24 May, 2019 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Penske Looks Backward On 50th Indy Anniversary
Penske Looks Backward On 50th Indy Anniversary

Roger Penske began chasing bottles of milk at Indianapolis 50 years ago.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Roger Penske filed his first Indianapolis 500 entry with the sanctioning U.S. Auto Club in 1969, and 50 years later Team Penske’s accomplishments at Indianapolis Motor Speedway could fill a book.

In fact, they have. A history of […]

No Shortage Of Emotions After Indy Qualifying
Monday, 20 May, 2019 – 8:24 | Comments Off on No Shortage Of Emotions After Indy Qualifying
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 | Comments Off on Larson Hopes All-Star Win Is Just The Beginning
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 | Comments Off on Jimmie: Chances Of Nailing Goals Are Slimming
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 | Comments Off on Carpenter Building Big Speed At Practice In Indy
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 | Comments Off on Rookie Rosenqvist Meets His First Wall At Indy
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 | Comments Off on Alonso’s Indy 500 2019 Bid Runs Into A Wall
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 | Comments Off on May Has Gotten Off To A Penske Kind Of Start
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 […]