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Race Fan Hinchcliffe Has Become Race Fan Favorite
Saturday, 10 Jun, 2017 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Race Fan Hinchcliffe Has Become Race Fan Favorite
Race Fan Hinchcliffe Has Become Race Fan Favorite

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas _ James Hinchcliffe’s ever-expanding Verizon IndyCar Series fan base easily can be measured by a variety of social media metrics.
As self-proclaimed mayor of the fictional internet city of “Hinchtown,” James is well-versed in the power-and-profile of twitter, Facebook and instagram. But the 30-year-old native of Toronto, Canada, […]

Kimball Is The Big Star In Texas IndyCar Qualifying
Friday, 9 Jun, 2017 – 19:54 | Comments Off on Kimball Is The Big Star In Texas IndyCar Qualifying
Kimball Is The Big Star In Texas IndyCar Qualifying

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Charlie Kimball checked another box off his Verizon IndyCar Series to-do list Friday afternoon when he qualified on-pole for the race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Kimball secured his first series pole by touring TMS’ repaved and re-profiled 1.5-mile oval with a record two-lap average of 222.556 mph, knocking Chip […]

Vautier Takes Gutierrez Seat For TMS IndyCar Race
Thursday, 8 Jun, 2017 – 21:35 | Comments Off on Vautier Takes Gutierrez Seat For TMS IndyCar Race
Vautier Takes Gutierrez Seat For TMS IndyCar Race

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Former Formula One regular Esteban Gutierrez’s lack of oval-track experience _ he has none _ has paved the way for Tristan Vautier to compete in Saturday night’s Rainguard Water Sealers 600 at Texas Motor Speedway.
Gutierrez was black-flagged, in a good way, by INDYCAR officials who cited […]

Slumping Nemechek Sets Sights On Fun At TMS
Thursday, 8 Jun, 2017 – 20:38 | Comments Off on Slumping Nemechek Sets Sights On Fun At TMS
Slumping Nemechek Sets Sights On Fun At TMS

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Teenager John Hunter Nemechek has the perfect attitude to deal with a promising NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season that has morphed into a slump.
“I still have fun, no matter if it’s a bad day or a good day,” said Nemechek, who will look to snap […]

Wallace And NASCAR Set To Take ‘Huge Step’
Tuesday, 6 Jun, 2017 – 15:13 | Comments Off on Wallace And NASCAR Set To Take ‘Huge Step’
Wallace And NASCAR Set To Take ‘Huge Step’

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut this weekend at Pocono Raceway, substituting for the recuperating Aric Almirola in the No. 43 Ford Fusion fielded by Richard Petty Motorsports.
A graduate of NASCAR’s Diversity Program, Wallace owns five NASCAR Camping World Truck Series wins and […]

Rahal Will Hitch Ride To Texas With New Buddy Mo
Monday, 5 Jun, 2017 – 11:45 | Comments Off on Rahal Will Hitch Ride To Texas With New Buddy Mo
Rahal Will Hitch Ride To Texas With New Buddy Mo

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Graham Rahal says he is a “huge, huge believer” in the power of mo-mentum.
After completing an historic sweep of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix doubleheader Sunday, Rahal and Mr. Mo will arrive at Texas Motor Speedway as pre-race favorite to defend his victory in Saturday’s version of “America’s Original Nighttime […]

500-Winner Sato Earns Sunday’s Pole
Sunday, 4 Jun, 2017 – 14:45 | Comments Off on 500-Winner Sato Earns Sunday’s Pole
500-Winner Sato Earns Sunday’s Pole

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
If it’s Sunday…better keep an eye on Takuma Sato in Motown.
Sato kept the momentum from his historic Indianapolis 500 victory going Sunday morning, winning the Verizon P1 Award and pole position in record fashion for this afternoon’s second race of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear doubleheader.
The driver […]

Confident Rahal Hoping To Double Up In Detroit
Sunday, 4 Jun, 2017 – 8:54 | Comments Off on Confident Rahal Hoping To Double Up In Detroit
Confident Rahal Hoping To Double Up In Detroit

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Here’s guessing that Graham Rahal probably didn’t sleep great Saturday night either. It’s called anticipation…
Rahal led 55 of 70 laps around the Raceway at Belle Isle Park’s 2.35-mile/14-turn temporary street circuit Saturday afternoon en route to a dominating victory in the first race of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented […]

IndyCar Gig Will Be Pure Delight For Gutierrez
Friday, 2 Jun, 2017 – 17:06 | Comments Off on IndyCar Gig Will Be Pure Delight For Gutierrez
IndyCar Gig Will Be Pure Delight For Gutierrez

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Former Formula One regular Esteban Gutierrez says he is looking forward to a weekend of “pure, pure racing” as he makes his Verizon IndyCar Series debut with Dale Coyne Racing in the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix.
Gutierrez is replacing the recuperating Sebatien Bourdais in the series’ only doubleheader on the schedule […]

Kanaan Chuffed About Driving Tour Of France
Friday, 2 Jun, 2017 – 8:54 | Comments Off on Kanaan Chuffed About Driving Tour Of France
Kanaan Chuffed About Driving Tour Of France

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Open-wheel veteran Tony Kanaan will check another box off his racing bucket list later this month, when he participates in the 85th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Kanaan, a native of Brazil, will join American Joey Hand and Dirk Müller of Germany in Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. […]