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Sato Overcomes Nerves To Earn IndyCar Pole At Pocono
Sunday, 20 Aug, 2017 – 8:32 | No Comment
Sato Overcomes Nerves To Earn IndyCar Pole At Pocono

Last in the qualifying order, first on the speed chart.
Takuma Sato put the blinders on and his foot to the floor following a grinding crash by Andretti Autosport teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay to qualify on-pole for Sunday’s ABC Supply Verizon IndyCar Series race at Pocono Raceway.
Long-regarded for a fearless demeanor on the racetrack, Sato put together […]

Buescher OK To Be Headed To JTG
Friday, 18 Aug, 2017 – 20:10 | No Comment
Buescher OK To Be Headed To JTG

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Chris Buescher was once viewed as an integral part of Roush Fenway Racing’s future, but that’s no longer the case now that he has signed a multi-year contract with JTG Daugherty Racing, it was announced Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Tad Geschickter, JTG’s co-owner, also said crew chief Trent Owens would remain paired […]

Busch Brushes Off Penalty; Wins Truck Series Race At Bristol
Thursday, 17 Aug, 2017 – 7:17 | No Comment
Busch Brushes Off Penalty; Wins Truck Series Race At Bristol

Kyle Busch came back from a penalty near the end of the second stage of Wednesday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway and went on and get the victory.
The now five-time Bristol Truck Series winner pulled away from Matt Crafton at the Lap 201 restart and cruised to his third Truck […]

Montoya, Cameron To Drive Penske Acuras
Tuesday, 15 Aug, 2017 – 14:55 | No Comment
Montoya, Cameron To Drive Penske Acuras

Two drivers with extensive pedigrees in road racing will lead Team Penske’s 2018 excursion back into road racing.
The team announced Tuesday that former Formula One/Indy car standout Juan Pablo Montoya and American sports car racing veteran Dane Cameron will drive one of two new Acura DPi car’s in next year’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship series.
Drivers […]

Earnhardt Jr. Is One Of NASCAR’s Real And True Things
Saturday, 12 Aug, 2017 – 13:06 | 3 Comments
Earnhardt Jr. Is One Of NASCAR’s Real And True Things

Earlier this week, Kevin Harvick took a closed-fist swing at Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s NASCAR Cup Series resume and popularity. Harvick said, in effect, that Earnhardt’s having attained so much popularity without ever having won a championship “stunted” the growth of the sport.
And he wasn’t joking.
Make no mistake, NASCAR’s growth has been stunted. But putting the […]

Camaro ZL1 To Represent Chevy In Cup Series
Thursday, 10 Aug, 2017 – 16:37 | No Comment
Camaro ZL1 To Represent Chevy In Cup Series

Chevrolet will double-down on the Camaro nameplate in NASCAR beginning in 2018.
The Camaro ZL1 was introduced as the manufacturer’s new race car for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Thursday at General Motors Renaissance Center Global Headquarters in Detroit.
“Chevrolet, Camaro and ZL1 are all synonymous with winning, both on and off the track,” said Mark […]

Byron Handed No. 5 Hendrick Cup Ride
Wednesday, 9 Aug, 2017 – 12:03 | No Comment
Byron Handed No. 5 Hendrick Cup Ride

William Byron will drive the No. 5 Chevrolet for 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Hendrick Motorsports beginning next season.
The ride currently belongs to Kasey Kahne, who, it was announced earlier, would not return after the current season.
In 2016, Byron, 19, won seven victories in the Camping World Truck Series. This year, the Charlotte, N.C, native […]

Truex Jr. Slows Down To Get First Win At The Glen
Sunday, 6 Aug, 2017 – 17:38 | No Comment
Truex Jr. Slows Down To Get First Win At The Glen

With three victories in 2017 and a playoff berth already bagged, Martin Truex Jr. could afford to gamble in Sunday’s 32nd annual I LOVE NEW YORK 355 at The Glen Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race.
Truex, one of a handful of drivers at the front of a field facing nagging fuel questions over the final […]

Kyle Busch Picks Up Glen Pole
Sunday, 6 Aug, 2017 – 16:02 | No Comment
Kyle Busch Picks Up Glen Pole

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Kyle Busch positioned himself for a rare NASCAR road-racing sweep at Watkins Glen International Sunday afternoon, when he qualified on-pole for the 32nd annual I LOVE NEW YORK 355 at The Glen.
Busch toured the 2.45-mile/11-turn natural-terrain layout in 69.490-seconds and 126.925 mph to pace a field of 12 Monster Energy NASCAR […]

Junior’s Farewell Tour Has Not Been Socko
Saturday, 5 Aug, 2017 – 16:47 | No Comment
Junior’s Farewell Tour Has Not Been Socko

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Appreci88tion NASCAR tour has barnstormed into Upstate New York as a cultural and commercial success, worthy of NASCAR’s perennial Most Popular Driver.
But away from the ever-upbeat Fan Fests, autograph sessions and guest appearances on QVC, Earnhardt’s final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series campaign has turned almost funereal. That […]