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The Heat Will Be On At IMSA’s Return To Racing
Saturday, 4 Jul, 2020 – 16:45 | No Comment
The Heat Will Be On At IMSA’s Return To Racing

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – When IMSA’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to action Saturday at Daytona International Speedway after a five-month hiatus due to the pandemic, it will be the first time the DPi competitors have …

Johnson Tests Positive for Covid-19
Friday, 3 Jul, 2020 – 18:30 | No Comment
Johnson Tests Positive for Covid-19

NASCAR announced on Friday the seven-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for Covid-19 and will not compete in Sunday’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Johnson will be replaced in No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports …

Phelps: Noose, Concern For Wallace Is Real
Friday, 26 Jun, 2020 – 9:33 | No Comment
Phelps: Noose, Concern For Wallace Is Real

NASCAR’s investigation into the noose found last Sunday in the garage stall occupied by Darrell “Bubba” Wallace, the Cup Series only black driver, had been in-place since the previous race at Talladega Superspeedway in October …

NASCAR Prez Says Noose-Hanger Will Be Banned For Life
Monday, 22 Jun, 2020 – 15:49 | Comments Off on NASCAR Prez Says Noose-Hanger Will Be Banned For Life
NASCAR Prez Says Noose-Hanger Will Be Banned For Life

NASCAR President Steve Phelps has vowed that the person or persons responsible for leaving a noose in the garage of Cup Series driver Darrell “Bubba” Wallace at Talladega Superspeedway will be banished from the sport. 
“Unequivocally, …

Noose Found In Wallace’s Garage Stall
Monday, 22 Jun, 2020 – 7:01 | One Comment
Noose Found In Wallace’s Garage Stall

Apparently you can keep Confederate flags out of NASCAR tracks but you can’t keep racism out.
After Sunday’s Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway was rained out, a noose was found in the garage stall of …

Texas To Allow Fans Into July Cup Race
Sunday, 21 Jun, 2020 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Texas To Allow Fans Into July Cup Race
Texas To Allow Fans Into July Cup Race

FORT WORTH, Texas _ A yet-to-be determined number of fans will be allowed to attend NASCAR’s rescheduled O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday, July 19.
The grandstands and suites …

NASCAR Bans Confederate Flags
Wednesday, 10 Jun, 2020 – 17:09 | Comments Off on NASCAR Bans Confederate Flags
NASCAR Bans Confederate Flags

NASCAR officials announced on Wednesday that Confederate flags will be banned at series events.
A statement issued by NASCAR stated: “The presence of the confederate flag at NASCAR events runs contrary to our commitment to providing …

NASCAR To Open Gates To Spectators
Tuesday, 9 Jun, 2020 – 16:50 | Comments Off on NASCAR To Open Gates To Spectators
NASCAR To Open Gates To Spectators

NASCAR Tuesday announced a plan to allow spectators to attend two NASCAR Cup Series races beginning with the event at Homestead-Miami Speedway on June 14  and the race at at Talladega Superspeedway On June 21.
In …

IndyCar Races To Big Numbers
Monday, 8 Jun, 2020 – 8:20 | Comments Off on IndyCar Races To Big Numbers
IndyCar Races To Big Numbers

FORT WORTH, Texas – Delayed 83 days by the COVID-19 pandemic, Saturday night’s 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season-opening Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway delivered boffo primetime numbers for NBC Sports. 
The 200-lap/300-mile event emerged as …

NHRA Moves Up Relaunch Date
Thursday, 4 Jun, 2020 – 7:26 | Comments Off on NHRA Moves Up Relaunch Date
NHRA Moves Up Relaunch Date

NHRA is accelerating the re-launch of its professional Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule from a previously announced August timetable to mid-July amid revised guidelines addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. 
NHRA officials announced Wednesday the Series and …