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Tony Stewart: Let’s Race Two
Sunday, 13 Oct, 2019 – 12:47 | No Comment
Tony Stewart: Let’s Race Two

A NASCAR/IndyCar twin-bill at places like Texas Motor Speedway would be a winner, says former driver Tony Stewart.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – If shared doubleheader weekends between NASCAR and INDYCAR are to become must-see TV at venues like Texas Motor Speedway, Tony Stewart says one of the sanctioning bodies will need […]

Rookie Ashley’s Dreams Coming True
Sunday, 13 Oct, 2019 – 8:18 | No Comment
Rookie Ashley’s Dreams Coming True

Justin Ashley is making his NHRA Top Fuel debut this weekend in North Carolina. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Justin Ashley always knew he wanted to race in the NHRA, but the second-generation driver never expected to make his Top Fuel debut at age 24 or be able […]

Flat Spot On: For a Hot Time, Consider Charlotte’s Roval
Wednesday, 2 Oct, 2019 – 8:22 | One Comment
Flat Spot On: For a Hot Time, Consider Charlotte’s Roval

Alex Bowman and Kevin Harvick lead a pack of cars through a corner at the Charlotte Motor Speedway infield oval. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Brian Cleary)

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer RacinToday.com

The temperatures, cars, drivers and tempers were hotter than the Climate Change debate at the Charlotte Motor Speedway for the first elimination race of the […]

INDYCAR Is Bully On New Safety Screen
Wednesday, 2 Oct, 2019 – 8:01 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Is Bully On New Safety Screen
INDYCAR Is Bully On New Safety Screen

Testing continues on the IndyCar Series’ Autoscreen.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

First on-track test of INDYCAR’s Aeroscreen driver safety innovation is scheduled for Wednesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a project the sanctioning body views as a global game-changer.

Five-time NTT IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon of Chip Ganassi Racing and 2014 series champ Will Power of […]

Newgarden Builds On A Winning Reputation
Tuesday, 24 Sep, 2019 – 8:26 | Comments Off on Newgarden Builds On A Winning Reputation
Newgarden Builds On A Winning Reputation

Josef Newgarden won his second IndyCar Series championship on Sunday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Emotionally worn-out, Josef Newgarden joined the ranks of INDYCAR’s multiple champions in the 2019 season-ending Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey on a day when mercurial rookie Colton Herta previewed his emerging title aspirations.

Team Penske’s Newgarden clinched his […]

Andretti-Bound Herta Celebrates at Laguna Seca
Sunday, 22 Sep, 2019 – 9:10 | Comments Off on Andretti-Bound Herta Celebrates at Laguna Seca
Andretti-Bound Herta Celebrates at Laguna Seca

Colton Herta will begin the final IndyCar Series race of the season from the pole. (Photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Mercurial rookie Colton Herta celebrated his newly-secured future at Andretti Autosport Saturday with a salute to his father while upstaging the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series championship contenders during qualifying for the season-ending […]

Flat Spot On: Where Have You Gone Jimmie Johnson?
Wednesday, 18 Sep, 2019 – 8:53 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Where Have You Gone Jimmie Johnson?
Flat Spot On: Where Have You Gone Jimmie Johnson?

Non-contender Jimmie Johnson will spend the 2019 Cup Series Playoffs just trying to win a race. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

We may have seen the last of Jimmie Johnson in Victory Lane for at least the remainder of the 2019 season.

Currently riding an 86-race losing streak, Johnson and […]

Flat Spot On: The Perplexities of Danger in Racing
Saturday, 7 Sep, 2019 – 7:29 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: The Perplexities of Danger in Racing
Flat Spot On: The Perplexities of Danger in Racing

Track workers work to repair the catch fence at Pocono as a medical evacuation helicopter transports injured driver Robert Wickens to a hospital in 2018. (File photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer RacinToday.com

Last week there was an outpouring of grief when two drivers died in high-profile racing crashes. This week, there’s been […]

Jones’ Win May Prolong His Career At JGR
Monday, 2 Sep, 2019 – 20:17 | Comments Off on Jones’ Win May Prolong His Career At JGR
Jones’ Win May Prolong His Career At JGR

Erik Jones got a really big victory Sunday/Monday at the Southern 500 in Darlington, S.C. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Alan Marler)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Speculation has persisted throughout the year that Erik Jones’ ride at Joe Gibbs Racing might be in jeopardy for the 2020 season, but early Monday he silenced his […]

Junior Returns: From Plane Crash and Retirement
Friday, 30 Aug, 2019 – 16:56 | Comments Off on Junior Returns: From Plane Crash and Retirement
Junior Returns: From Plane Crash and Retirement

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is climbing back into a race car this weekend at Darlington. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. believes the more than two decades he spent driving race cars has played a key role in the way he has processed the plane crash he […]