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Newgarden Makes A Statement In Fort Worth
Monday, 10 Jun, 2019 – 8:18 | Comments Off on Newgarden Makes A Statement In Fort Worth
Newgarden Makes A Statement In Fort Worth

Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden grabbed a big victory on Saturday night in Texas. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – With his victory at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday night, Joseph Newgarden officially served notice that the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series championship is his to win.

So bring it, Alexander Rossi.

The DXC […]

Biffle Makes An Awesome Return To NASCAR
Saturday, 8 Jun, 2019 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Biffle Makes An Awesome Return To NASCAR
Biffle Makes An Awesome Return To NASCAR

Greg Biffle returned to the cockpit on Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. And a successful return it was. (Photo courtesy of Texas Motor Speedway)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – It was, as Greg Biffle screamed over his radio at the checkered flag, an “awesome freaking drive.”

Awesome? Improbable was more to the […]

IndyCar’s Dixon Gets Royal Treatment Back Home
Tuesday, 4 Jun, 2019 – 18:09 | Comments Off on IndyCar’s Dixon Gets Royal Treatment Back Home
IndyCar’s Dixon Gets Royal Treatment Back Home

IndyCar driver Scott Dixon celebrated his win in Detroit with a fountain drink on Sunday. He also could celebrate a royal honor. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Already considered royalty in the INDYCAR paddock, Scott Dixon’s homeland has made it official.

Dixon recovered from a crash and last-place finish in Saturday’s weather-plagued Race […]

Pagenaud Goes Out Clubbing In Indianapolis
Tuesday, 28 May, 2019 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Goes Out Clubbing In Indianapolis
Pagenaud Goes Out Clubbing In Indianapolis

Indinapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud’s celebration continued Monday at The Speedway. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Simon Pagenaud awoke after two hours of sleep Monday morning as Team Penske’s latest Indianapolis 500 champion, and a guy in need of a new smartphone.

“I don’t have my phone anymore. It’s just blown-up,” […]

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 […]