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Truex Jr. Makes It Two Straight In Kentucky
Sunday, 15 Jul, 2018 – 8:14 | No Comment
Truex Jr. Makes It Two Straight In Kentucky

Martin Truex Jr. turned in another dominating performance in winning at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night. This time his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory there came without late-race drama of last year’s.
Truex, who led 175 of 267 laps in his Furniture Row Racing Toyota on Saturday, passed Kurt Busch for the lead with 44 laps […]

Jones Headed to The Top? Let’s Slow Down a Bit, Please
Friday, 13 Jul, 2018 – 17:06 | No Comment
Jones Headed to The Top? Let’s Slow Down a Bit, Please

As I rolled up the old pant legs and waded into media reaction to last weekend’s racing in Daytona, Iowa, Epping and Bowmanville, a headline caught my eye. It read, “Erik Jones showing he’s ready to rise to the top”.
The accompanying piece – presumably and hopefully an opinion piece – proclaimed Jones victory in Saturday […]

RT’s Williams Collects Hardware
Tuesday, 10 Jul, 2018 – 17:02 | No Comment
RT’s Williams Collects Hardware

RacinToday.com Senior Writer Deb Williams has been honored by the National Motorsports Press Association with one of its most prestigious awards – the Joe Littlejohn Award.
Determined by the NMPA president, the award is given annually to the person or persons, or an organization, in recognition for or outstanding service to the NMPA. Williams previously […]

Hagan Stays Hot In Epping
Monday, 9 Jul, 2018 – 7:08 | No Comment
Hagan Stays Hot In Epping

Two-time Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan claimed his second consecutive Wally trophy of the season Sunday with a final-round victory at the sixth annual NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) also emerged as winners in their respective categories before a sellout crowd at New England […]

Jones Survives Cup Crashfest To Get First Win
Sunday, 8 Jul, 2018 – 7:03 | No Comment
Jones Survives Cup Crashfest To Get First Win

Erik Jones fought off Martin Truex Jr. in double overtime to win Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cups Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
The 22-year-old Jones, driving for Joe Gibbs Racing, earned his first victory in the series on a night during which a large number of the cars belonging to most successful veterans in the sport […]

Power On Pole In Iowa
Saturday, 7 Jul, 2018 – 17:05 | No Comment
Power On Pole In Iowa

Will Power earned his second straight pole starting position at Iowa Speedway during qualifying Saturday for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Iowa Speedway.
Power turned two laps around the 0.894-mile oval at an average speed of 182.391 mph to collect the 52nd pole position of his career.
“I love this place,” Power said. “It’s a real tough […]

Larson Inherits Daytona Xfinity Win
Saturday, 7 Jul, 2018 – 8:05 | No Comment
Larson Inherits Daytona Xfinity Win

Kyle Larson drove to overtime victory in the Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night.
The win by Larson came by .005 seconds over Elliott Sadler, who finished second at Daytona for the third straight race.
The race’s finishing order was put in doubt, however. It was decided after NASCAR bumped […]

The Red Dragon Is Flying Again
Sunday, 1 Jul, 2018 – 18:18 | Comments Off on The Red Dragon Is Flying Again
The Red Dragon Is Flying Again

The Red Dragon prototype returned to Victory Lane on Sunday when Stephen Simpson in the No. 99 GAINSCO JDC-Miller Motorsports ORECA LMP2 car to the win in the IMSA WeatherTech Series’ Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.

“I don’t really know what to say,” said Simpson, who put the GAINSCO colors back in victory lane for […]

No. 2 Haas F1 Driver Magnussen Is On The Rise
Thursday, 28 Jun, 2018 – 7:09 | Comments Off on No. 2 Haas F1 Driver Magnussen Is On The Rise
No. 2 Haas F1 Driver Magnussen Is On The Rise

American-owned Haas F1 Team will mark its milestone 50th grand prix start Sunday in Spielberg, Austria, in the midst of a balance-of-power makeover that has seen Kevin Magnussen clearly distance himself from teammate and de facto lead driver Romain Grosjean.
Magnussen added to his breakout season Sunday with a sixth-place finish in the French Grand […]

Alexander Gets First Top Fuel Win
Monday, 25 Jun, 2018 – 12:32 | Comments Off on Alexander Gets First Top Fuel Win
Alexander Gets First Top Fuel Win

Blake Alexander officially introduced himself to NHRA Nation Sunday as drag racing’s 105th different Top Fuel winner at the 12th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio.
A protégé of NHRA star Del Worsham, Alexander posted a 1,000-foot pass in 4.011-seconds at 297.81 mph to defeat Terry McMillen at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park.
“It […]