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Truex’s Future Will Depend On Dough
Friday, 17 Aug, 2018 – 17:28 | No Comment
Truex’s Future Will Depend On Dough

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Defending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. said Friday that sponsorship was the key to his remaining at Furniture Row Racing in 2019.
5-hour ENERGY, a co-primary sponsor on Truex’s Toyota with Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats for 30 Cup races this year, announced last month it was leaving the […]

‘Poison Lil’ Is Still Looking Seductive At 82
Tuesday, 14 Aug, 2018 – 7:59 | No Comment
‘Poison Lil’ Is Still Looking Seductive At 82

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Auto racing historians Bill Green and Jim Scaptura welcomed a lifetime friend back to downtown Watkins Glen last week, when “Poison Lil” gently rolled off a trailer and into the International Motor Racing Research Center.
Looking resplendent and forever-racy in its red-and-black livery, this is the 1936 […]

Hamlin Looking To Extend Streak
Saturday, 11 Aug, 2018 – 12:18 | No Comment
Hamlin Looking To Extend Streak

Denny Hamlin won his second-straight pole on Friday when he posted the fastest time in qualifying for this weekend’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
But it was another streak which the Joe Gibbs Racing driver had on his mind afterward – his streak of winning at least one race in every […]

Elliotts Party On The Glen Road Course
Sunday, 5 Aug, 2018 – 19:59 | No Comment
Elliotts Party On The Glen Road Course

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Like father, like son played out like anything but a cliché Sunday afternoon at Watkins Glen International, where Chase Elliott mirrored father Bill en route to his first NASCAR Cup Series victory.
Nearly 35 years after “Awesome Bill” scored the first of his 44 Cup victories on the now-defunct Riverside (Calif.) […]

Logano Lights Up Zippo
Saturday, 4 Aug, 2018 – 19:48 | No Comment
Logano Lights Up Zippo

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Joey Logano persevered through a rainstorm, a red flag stoppage and late-race run for the lead by Penske teammate Brad Keselowski to win Saturday’s 24th annual Zippo 200 at The Glen NASCAR Xfinity Series race.
Logano’s path to his third Xfinity Series win on Watkins Glen International’s historic 2.45-mile/11-turn layout was cleared […]

Hagan Shoots To Top In Northwest
Saturday, 4 Aug, 2018 – 7:29 | No Comment
Hagan Shoots To Top In Northwest

Matt Hagan and his latest/greatest race car appear ready to close NHRA’s Western Swing with another Wally trophy.
Hagan drove to the preliminary pole at the 31st annual CatSpot NHRA Northwest Nationals Friday at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash. Hagan covered the 1,000-foot distance in 3.913-seconds at 324.75 mph during the second session in search of […]

Rossi Dazzles At Mid-Ohio
Monday, 30 Jul, 2018 – 7:20 | Comments Off on Rossi Dazzles At Mid-Ohio
Rossi Dazzles At Mid-Ohio

About the only wheel Alexander Rossi turned wrong in Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio came when he attempted a victory doughnut…and his No. 27 car slid-off track and became stuck in the grass.
Otherwise, it was an exceptional day for the Andretti Autosport driver from California, who won the Verizon IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports […]

Rossi Rolls To Pole In Mid-Ohio Qualifying
Saturday, 28 Jul, 2018 – 14:49 | Comments Off on Rossi Rolls To Pole In Mid-Ohio Qualifying
Rossi Rolls To Pole In Mid-Ohio Qualifying

Alexander Rossi won the ole position at the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio on Saturday.
In the Fast Six, the last of three Verizon IndyCar Series knockout qualifying rounds, Rossi waited until less than two minutes remained in the session before taking the track at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
He turned a single timed lap in the […]

Air Races Coming Back To TMS
Friday, 27 Jul, 2018 – 7:03 | Comments Off on Air Races Coming Back To TMS
Air Races Coming Back To TMS

FORT WORTH, Texas – The skies of Texas will play host to the 2018 season-finale of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship.
Texas Motor Speedway has been selected as the eighth and final stop Nov. 17-18 for the globetrotting series that began the season in February in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and competes in […]

John Force Returns To Top
Monday, 23 Jul, 2018 – 7:17 | Comments Off on John Force Returns To Top
John Force Returns To Top

Funny Car icon John Force returned to the top of the mountain Sunday, racing to his 149th career victory and first in over a year to cap the 39th annual Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals in Morrison, Colo.
Leah Pritchett (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also emerged as winners […]