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Sponsorship Woes Park Schumacher For Winternationals
Wednesday, 6 Feb, 2019 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Sponsorship Woes Park Schumacher For Winternationals
Sponsorship Woes Park Schumacher For Winternationals

Top Fuel ace Tony Schumacher will sit out the upcoming Winternationals. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Garry Eller)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Lack of sponsorship will prevent eight-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion Tony Schumacher from competing in this weekend’s prestigious 59th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals. The event at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in […]

NASCAR Class Of ’19 Has A Lot In Common
Saturday, 2 Feb, 2019 – 12:51 | Comments Off on NASCAR Class Of ’19 Has A Lot In Common
NASCAR Class Of ’19 Has A Lot In Common

Members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame gathered for the induction of the Class of 2018 Friday in Charlotte.

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Watching common men do uncommon things is what made NASCAR’s popularity explode in the late 20th Century, but it also defines this year’s NASCAR Hall of Fame class that […]

Daly To Drive For Andretti In The 2019 500
Friday, 1 Feb, 2019 – 9:06 | Comments Off on Daly To Drive For Andretti In The 2019 500
Daly To Drive For Andretti In The 2019 500

Conor Daly, who drove for A.J. Foyt Racing in the past, will be driving for Andretti Autosport in May.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Second-generation racer Conor Daly will compete in the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500 in May with an Andretti Autosport team figuratively waving the flag at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Daly will drive the […]

John Force Racing Adds Top Tuner Grubnic
Tuesday, 29 Jan, 2019 – 19:14 | Comments Off on John Force Racing Adds Top Tuner Grubnic
John Force Racing Adds Top Tuner Grubnic

Clay Millican became a force with David Grubnic turning the wrenches. In the upcoming NHRA season, Grubnic hopes to become a force with Force.

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Veteran crew chief David Grubnic has joined John Force Racing to oversee Brittany Force’s pursuit of the 2019 NHRA Top Fuel world championship.

JFR’s revised lineup _ minus Courtney Force […]

Flat Spot On: Rolex, IMSA a Long Way from Formula Fords at Pocono
Friday, 25 Jan, 2019 – 13:37 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Rolex, IMSA a Long Way from Formula Fords at Pocono
Flat Spot On: Rolex, IMSA a Long Way from Formula Fords at Pocono

Oliver Jarvis put the No. 77 Mazda Team Joest DPi car on the pole for the 2019 Rolex 24 sports car race in Daytona. The 57th running of the race begins on Saturday afternoon and ends on Sunday.

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Here we go again.

Hope springs eternal in the paddock […]

Rolex 24 Set To Start 2019 Racing Season
Thursday, 24 Jan, 2019 – 14:51 | One Comment
Rolex 24 Set To Start 2019 Racing Season

North America’s biggest sports car endurance event is set to get rolling this weekend in Daytona.

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The 57th running of the Rolex 24 on the infield course at Daytona International Speedway is set for the upcoming weekend. The twice-around-the-clock event features top drivers from the worlds of sport cars, IndyCars and Formula 1.

The IMSA WeatherTech Series […]

Pioneer Glen Wood Passes Away at Age 93
Friday, 18 Jan, 2019 – 12:29 | Comments Off on Pioneer Glen Wood Passes Away at Age 93
Pioneer Glen Wood Passes Away at Age 93

Glen Wood was a true pioneer in auto racing.

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Auto racing pioneer and innovator Glen Wood passed way it was announced on Friday.

Wood formed the iconic Wood Brothers Racing NASCAR team in 1950 with brother Leonard Wood in their tiny, backwoods hometown of Stuart Va.

Over the years such Hall of Fame […]

This Year’s Indy 500 To Be All About Mario
Friday, 11 Jan, 2019 – 7:58 | Comments Off on This Year’s Indy 500 To Be All About Mario
This Year’s Indy 500 To Be All About Mario

Mario Andretti will be honored at Indy this year on the 50th anniversary of his victory in the big race.

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Indianapolis Motor Speedway will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mario Andretti’s lone Indianapolis 500 victory in May with a variety of activities, including a featured exhibit within the Speedway’s museum and a […]

Mazda Roared Like Crazy Down in Daytona
Sunday, 6 Jan, 2019 – 16:52 | Comments Off on Mazda Roared Like Crazy Down in Daytona
Mazda Roared Like Crazy Down in Daytona

Mazda DPi cars ruled the weekend in the Daytona infield.

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After three days of the Roar Before the Rolex 24, it was the Mazda DPi entries that roared the loudest

Mazdas logged the fastest times in four of the seven practices at the Roar, which is held on the infield road course at Daytona International Speedway and […]

Sampey Takes A Ride With Harley-Davidson
Saturday, 5 Jan, 2019 – 9:35 | Comments Off on Sampey Takes A Ride With Harley-Davidson
Sampey Takes A Ride With Harley-Davidson

Angelle Sampey has moved over to the Screamin’ Eagles. (File photo by Marc Gewertz/NHRA)

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Angelle Sampey officially has taken a seat in HOG Heaven.

Sampey will join the factory-backed Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines team for the opening four rounds of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag […]