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Johnson scores 10th Dover Cup win in overtime
Monday, 1 Jun, 2015 – 10:29 | Comments Off on Johnson scores 10th Dover Cup win in overtime
Johnson scores 10th Dover Cup win in overtime

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
Jimmie Johnson, welcome to the club.
With his overtime victory in Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefitting Autism Speaks at Dover (Del.) International Raceway, Johnson became the fifth driver to win 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at a single track, joining Richard Petty, David Pearson, Darrell Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt in sharing that […]

Notes: Hinchcliffe Back On Road To Recovery
Thursday, 28 May, 2015 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Notes: Hinchcliffe Back On Road To Recovery
Notes: Hinchcliffe Back On Road To Recovery

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe rolled out of IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis Tuesday, eight days after suffering life-threatening injuries in a crash during practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Hinchcliffe, of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, underwent successful surgery on May 18 for an upper left thigh and pelvic injury […]

Montoya Trades In His Olds Aurora For A Corvette
Tuesday, 26 May, 2015 – 7:53 | Comments Off on Montoya Trades In His Olds Aurora For A Corvette
Montoya Trades In His Olds Aurora For A Corvette

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Juan Pablo Montoya says there is nothing complicated about his approach to winning motor races, whatever he’s driving.
“You got to have a good car and you got to drive the hell out of it,” Montoya said Monday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the day after scoring his second Indianapolis 500 […]

Gibbs Wrestles Charlotte Away From Hendrick
Monday, 25 May, 2015 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Gibbs Wrestles Charlotte Away From Hendrick
Gibbs Wrestles Charlotte Away From Hendrick

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – In recent years, Hendrick Motorsports’ domination of Charlotte Motor Speedway’s May race weeks had become fairly common; however, 2015 will be remembered as the year Joe Gibbs Racing stole that organization’s thunder.
For two weeks JGR dominated NASCAR Sprint Cup activities at the 1.5-mile track. First, Denny Hamlin […]

Montoya Survives Wild Finish To Win 2015 Indy 500
Sunday, 24 May, 2015 – 14:49 | Comments Off on Montoya Survives Wild Finish To Win 2015 Indy 500
Montoya Survives Wild Finish To Win 2015 Indy 500

RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Juan Pablo Montoya survived a series of early race setbacks, took the lead with three laps to go and went on to win the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.
The victory gave team owner Roger Penske his 16th win in the world’s most famous auto race but first in six years.
The […]

Graham Rahal Is Thinking America First At Indy
Saturday, 23 May, 2015 – 19:05 | Comments Off on Graham Rahal Is Thinking America First At Indy
Graham Rahal Is Thinking America First At Indy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Auditions for the USA’s next star Indy car driver will continue Sunday during the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500, and all-American boy Graham Rahal figures…why not me?
One year after Ryan Hunter-Reay emotionally wrapped himself in the flag as winner of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” the Verizon […]

Specter Of Flying Cars Hanging Over Indy 500
Saturday, 23 May, 2015 – 12:43 | Comments Off on Specter Of Flying Cars Hanging Over Indy 500
Specter Of Flying Cars Hanging Over Indy 500

Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Race drivers are supposed to be fearless.

But, heading into Sunday’s 99th running of the Indianapolis 500, no one would be surprised if all 33 starters were feeling at least a little trepidation after a series of rather spectacular crashes during practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the last […]

Team Penske Out To Show It Can Still Win Indy
Friday, 22 May, 2015 – 15:44 | Comments Off on Team Penske Out To Show It Can Still Win Indy
Team Penske Out To Show It Can Still Win Indy

Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – It’s been six years since Roger Penske last visited Victory Circle at the Indianapolis 500.
That must seem like an eternity to a guy who has won the biggest race in the world 15 times since Mark Donohue gave Penske his first victory here in 1972.
But the 78-year-old Penske is […]

Notes: NASCAR Drivers OK With Safety Teams
Thursday, 21 May, 2015 – 21:02 | Comments Off on Notes: NASCAR Drivers OK With Safety Teams
Notes: NASCAR Drivers OK With Safety Teams

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – With four crashes this month during preparations for the Indianapolis 500, one which left James Hinchcliffe hospitalized in ICU, the question as to whether NASCAR should have a traveling medical team has once again come to the forefront.
NASCAR has nurses who are familiar with the drivers and […]

Martin Should Be Elected To Hall On First Ballot
Wednesday, 20 May, 2015 – 9:23 | One Comment
Martin Should Be Elected To Hall On First Ballot

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – For the fourth year in a row, it appears that a first-ballot candidate will be elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame this year.
That will be the case, at least, if other voters feel the way I do and elect Mark Martin into the Hall.
Martin’s numbers and […]