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Pandemic Update: Indy 500 Moved To Late August
Thursday, 26 Mar, 2020 – 15:19 | No Comment
Pandemic Update: Indy 500 Moved To Late August

The 104th edition of the Indianapolis 500 has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 23, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials from INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) announced Thursday. “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” will …

Pandemic Updates : NASCAR Hopes to Hold All 36 Cup Races
Thursday, 12 Mar, 2020 – 15:22 | Comments Off on Pandemic Updates : NASCAR Hopes to Hold All 36 Cup Races
Pandemic Updates : NASCAR Hopes to Hold All 36 Cup Races

(Editor’s note: This story will be updated as the Coronavirus pandemic and its effect on auto racing evolves. It was last updated on March 25.)
Auto racing has joined stick-and-ball sports in interrupting their schedules in …

Pigot To Spend May With Rahal Team
Friday, 28 Feb, 2020 – 8:51 | Comments Off on Pigot To Spend May With Rahal Team
Pigot To Spend May With Rahal Team

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Versatile open-wheel driver Spencer Pigot will re-join Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing for the Month of May NTT IndyCar Series events at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Pigot, who made three starts for RLLR …

Alonso To Take Another Whack At Indy
Wednesday, 26 Feb, 2020 – 7:54 | Comments Off on Alonso To Take Another Whack At Indy
Alonso To Take Another Whack At Indy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fernando Alonso’s relentless pursuit of motorsports’ prestigious Triple Crown will resume in May at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where the Spaniard will compete with Arrow McLaren SP in the 104th edition …

Newman Still Wants 2020 Championship
Sunday, 23 Feb, 2020 – 19:47 | Comments Off on Newman Still Wants 2020 Championship
Newman Still Wants 2020 Championship

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Ryan Newman’s goals for the 2020 NASCAR Cup season remain unchanged, but when the Indiana native will return to his No. 6 Ford has yet to be determined, Roush Fenway …

Torrence Returns To Top Fuel Cockpit
Friday, 21 Feb, 2020 – 17:56 | Comments Off on Torrence Returns To Top Fuel Cockpit
Torrence Returns To Top Fuel Cockpit

Two weeks after his rivals began the 2020 season without him, Steve Torrence will launch his bid for a third consecutive NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel world championship Friday with the opening …

End Of 500 Resulted In A Prolonged Holding Of Breath
Friday, 21 Feb, 2020 – 9:46 | Comments Off on End Of 500 Resulted In A Prolonged Holding Of Breath
End Of 500 Resulted In A Prolonged Holding Of Breath

Some Thoughts on Speedweeks and the Daytona 500:
The scariest sight in racing is not a car hitting a wall at 200 mph. Or, a car rolling down the track at 200 mph. Or a car …

Quiet Not Peaceful After A Wreck Like Newman’s
Tuesday, 18 Feb, 2020 – 9:01 | One Comment
Quiet Not Peaceful After A Wreck Like Newman’s

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Silence isn’t golden at a race track. Instead, it’s so loud that it’s deafening.
Such was the case Monday night at the end of the rain-delayed Daytona …

Junior Ready For His Role As A Flag-Waver
Sunday, 16 Feb, 2020 – 11:55 | Comments Off on Junior Ready For His Role As A Flag-Waver
Junior Ready For His Role As A Flag-Waver

 
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – As a throng of fans stood in security lines for nearly 90 minutes to enter the Fan Zone this morning at Daytona International Speedway, Dale Earnhardt Jr., one of sport’s most …

Chevy Hopes New Facility Will Bring Speed
Saturday, 15 Feb, 2020 – 19:45 | Comments Off on Chevy Hopes New Facility Will Bring Speed
Chevy Hopes New Facility Will Bring Speed

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – During Richard Petty’s illustrious career, the seven-time NASCAR champion won in cars produced by three different manufacturers, but he said Saturday that Chevrolet’s current program was …