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Rossi Gives Mikey’s Race Teams Victory No. 200
Monday, 15 Apr, 2019 – 8:16 | No Comment
Rossi Gives Mikey’s Race Teams Victory No. 200

Andretti Autosport driver Alexander Rossi sprayed some grape after winning Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Long Beach. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Alexander Rossi joined a short list of open-wheel royalty when he won Sunday’s 45th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach from pole position, delivering Michael Andretti his landmark 200th […]

Bristol Notes: Taking A Car For A Spin Has Become More Difficult
Saturday, 6 Apr, 2019 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Bristol Notes: Taking A Car For A Spin Has Become More Difficult
Bristol Notes: Taking A Car For A Spin Has Become More Difficult

Playing bumper cars at Bristol is becoming a thing of the past. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

BRISTOL, Tenn. – The sheet metal grinding and bumping that once characterized NASCAR short-track stock car racing is almost extinct and Ryan Newman says that is due to a combination of things.

“The bumpers, […]

Cup Qualifying Continues To Not Work
Sunday, 31 Mar, 2019 – 11:56 | Comments Off on Cup Qualifying Continues To Not Work
Cup Qualifying Continues To Not Work

Jimmie Johnson picked up his first pole of the season when he led qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Jimmie Johnson’s morale-boosting, pole-winning lap around Texas Motor Speedway Friday couldn’t disguise the inconvenient truth that group qualifying in the Monster Energy […]

Johnson Hoping His Pole Win Leads To A Race Win
Saturday, 30 Mar, 2019 – 7:49 | Comments Off on Johnson Hoping His Pole Win Leads To A Race Win
Johnson Hoping His Pole Win Leads To A Race Win

Jimmie Johnson picked up his first pole of the season when he dominated qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson returned to form Friday evening at Texas Motor Speedway, qualifying on-pole for Sunday’s […]

Logano Rolls On At Martinsville
Saturday, 23 Mar, 2019 – 18:27 | Comments Off on Logano Rolls On At Martinsville
Logano Rolls On At Martinsville

Joey Logano continued his successful run in qualifying at Martinsville.(RacinToday/HHP file photo by David Tulis)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Joey Logano, driving a Ford, posted a lap of 97.830 mph Saturday at Martinsville Speedway to earn the pole for Sunday’s STP 500, his fifth No. 1 starting position in the last seven […]

Don’t Be Too Quick To Belittle Busch’s 200 Wins
Monday, 18 Mar, 2019 – 15:10 | Comments Off on Don’t Be Too Quick To Belittle Busch’s 200 Wins
Don’t Be Too Quick To Belittle Busch’s 200 Wins

Kyle Busch collected his 200th NASCAR victory on Sunday. Where does that put him vis a vis The King? (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Looking back at … Fontana:

NASCAR fans all over America today are undoubtedly viewing Kyle Busch’s 200th victory in the series in the same denigrating way as did […]

Here’s One Vote For Class of ’19 To Have Bonnett On It
Thursday, 14 Mar, 2019 – 7:02 | Comments Off on Here’s One Vote For Class of ’19 To Have Bonnett On It
Here’s One Vote For Class of ’19 To Have Bonnett On It

Hall of Fame nominee Neil Bonnett and Jeff Hood, the author the piece below, in 1981.

By Jeff Hood | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

“Everything’s better, with Neil Bonnett on it…”

Nearly four decades later, that goofy jingle still resonates in my mind.

It was a blistering hot and humid Labor Day Monday in 1981 in Darlington, S.C. Stock car racing’s […]

Busch: Driving In F1, At Indy Would Be Welcome
Monday, 11 Mar, 2019 – 15:02 | Comments Off on Busch: Driving In F1, At Indy Would Be Welcome
Busch: Driving In F1, At Indy Would Be Welcome

Kyle Busch looking to shed his fenders? (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Harold Hinson)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

The day after … Phoenix and St. Pete.

After winning for the 199th time in NASCAR, Kyle Busch hung out the “Position Wanted” sign. And team owner Joe Gibbs must have been sent digging through his pockets looking for […]

TMS’ Gossage: Give NASCAR A Break Already
Saturday, 2 Mar, 2019 – 9:28 | Comments Off on TMS’ Gossage: Give NASCAR A Break Already
TMS’ Gossage: Give NASCAR A Break Already

The new-look Cup Series cars are in Las Vegas this weekend. Texas Motor Speedway’s Eddie Gossage said this week that he is a fan of the rules package that debuted at Atlanta last weekend. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage has […]

New Rules, Familiar Sites
Monday, 25 Feb, 2019 – 14:53 | One Comment
New Rules, Familiar Sites

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

The Cup Series and its new rules took to the 1.5-mile oval at Atlanta on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Barry Cantrell)

The Day After … Atlanta:We kinda know how drivers feel about the new rules package that debuted over the weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. And we definitely know how television […]