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Beckman Wins Sonoma; Swing Hopes Remain Alive
Monday, 3 Aug, 2015 – 8:02 | No Comment
Beckman Wins Sonoma; Swing Hopes Remain Alive

“Fast” Jack Beckman emerged as last man standing in pursuit of sweeping the NHRA’s 2015 Western Swing Sunday, when he polished-off a near-perfect weekend with a Funny Car victory in the 28th annual NHRA Sonoma Nationals.
Beckman trailered Don Schumacher Racing teammate Tommy Johnson Jr. in the final at Sonoma Raceway to keep alive his bid […]

Rahal Wins Mid-Ohio; Closes In On Points Lead
Sunday, 2 Aug, 2015 – 15:44 | No Comment
Rahal Wins Mid-Ohio; Closes In On Points Lead

Graham Rahal was not all that happy following Saturday’s qualifying session at his favorite race track. He was wonderfully happy following Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Rahal won the Honda Indy 200 on the winding, flowing road circuit and in doing so took a significant step toward winning his first series championship.
The […]

Blaney Not In Giving Mood At Iowa; Takes First XFINITY Victory
Sunday, 2 Aug, 2015 – 7:41 | No Comment
Blaney Not In Giving Mood At Iowa; Takes First XFINITY Victory

Ryan Blaney stayed well ahead of the trouble on Saturday night and went on to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Iowa Speedway.
Driving the No. 22 Team Penske Ford, Blaney led a 252 of 260 laps in the race. The victory was his first in the series.
To get it, he had to avoid a […]

Streaking Busch Adds Truck Victory At Pocono
Saturday, 1 Aug, 2015 – 16:49 | No Comment
Streaking Busch Adds Truck Victory At Pocono

Kyle Busch’s incredible from-operating-table-to-Victory Lane run continued Saturday when he won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono Raceway.
The start at Pocono Saturday was his first in a truck since returning from the Feb. 21 accident at Daytona that resulted in broken bones in his legs and kept him out of cockpits for […]

Jeggie Returns To Cockpit In Sonoma
Friday, 31 Jul, 2015 – 7:21 | No Comment
Jeggie Returns To Cockpit In Sonoma

Erica Enders’ pursuit of a second consecutive NHRA Pro Stock world championship figures to receive a high-profile boost this weekend, when five-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. rolls out of a self-imposed retirement and into the staging lanes at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway.
Sitting between multiple world champions Greg Anderson and Jason line in the point standings, […]

Kyle Busch’s Last-Lap Pass Gives Him Win In Indy
Saturday, 25 Jul, 2015 – 17:27 | No Comment
Kyle Busch’s Last-Lap Pass Gives Him Win In Indy

Kyle Busch made up for a rare bad late-race restart by calmly tracking down leader Ryan Blaney over the final 10 laps, passing Blaney with half a lap to go and edging away to win Saturday’s XFINITY Series event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
“I just got close enough to make him (Blaney) mess up and made […]

Former Champs Current Leaders At Bandimere
Saturday, 25 Jul, 2015 – 8:10 | No Comment
Former Champs Current Leaders At Bandimere

Three-time world champion Larry Dixon raced into the qualifying lead in Top Fuel during Friday’s opening sessions of time trials for the 36th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colo.
Former world champions John Force (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at […]

Hunter-Reay Leads American Sweep In Iowa
Sunday, 19 Jul, 2015 – 7:47 | Comments Off on Hunter-Reay Leads American Sweep In Iowa
Hunter-Reay Leads American Sweep In Iowa

Ryan Hunter-Reay’s season-long nightmare is over.
Mired in a baffling and borderline embarrassing slump, Hunter-Reay led a sweep by American drivers of the top four finishing positions and six of the top seven – en route to Victory Lane after Saturday night’s ninth annual Iowa Corn 300. RHR’s initial Verizon IndyCar Series win of the 2015 season […]

Hamlin Wins XFINITY Race; Dillon Cries Foul
Saturday, 18 Jul, 2015 – 18:38 | Comments Off on Hamlin Wins XFINITY Race; Dillon Cries Foul
Hamlin Wins XFINITY Race; Dillon Cries Foul

Denny Hamlin finished Saturday afternoon’s XFINITY Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway with a trophy and a new enemy.
Hamlin won the Lakes Region 200 in Loudon in his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota but he left the track with fellow driver Austin Dillon crying foul and hinting at revenge.
On Lap 179 of 200, Hamlin went […]

Bourdais A ‘Hero’ Again At Historic Milwaukee Mile
Monday, 13 Jul, 2015 – 7:41 | Comments Off on Bourdais A ‘Hero’ Again At Historic Milwaukee Mile
Bourdais A ‘Hero’ Again At Historic Milwaukee Mile

For the second race in a row on Sunday, a driver from what has to be considered a non-power team won a Verizon IndyCar Series race. For the second race in row, the victory came on an oval.
This time the driver was Sebastien Bourdais, who drives for KVSH Racing, and the venue was the world’s […]