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Rain Puts Larson On Bristol Pole
Friday, 21 Apr, 2017 – 14:47 | No Comment
Rain Puts Larson On Bristol Pole

Because Friday’s qualifying session for Sunday’s Monster Energy Cup Series was washed out by rain on Friday, Kyle Larson of Chip Ganassi Racing was awarded the pole based on owner points.
Starting second will be Chase Elliott of Hendrick Motorsports.
Those are familiar positions for both drivers, who started in the same spots when rain wiped out […]

Vettel Gives Ferrari Big Win In Bahrain
Sunday, 16 Apr, 2017 – 17:10 | No Comment
Vettel Gives Ferrari Big Win In Bahrain

Ferrari’s Formula One renaissance raced forward on Sunday as the Italian team’s Sebastian Vettel won the Bahrain Grand Prix by 6.660 seconds over Mercedes AMG driver Lewis Hamilton.
The enabled Ferrari to break a tie in the driver standings between the German Vettel and Britain’s Hamilton and spurred Vettel to dance around like child on his birthday […]

Mercedes’ Bottas On Bahrain Pole
Saturday, 15 Apr, 2017 – 12:29 | No Comment
Mercedes’ Bottas On Bahrain Pole

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas took the pole for Sunday’s Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix on Saturday.
Bottas’ fast lap of 1:28.769 set a new track qualifying record and was .023 of a second better than runner-up and teammate Lewis Hamilton.
Sabastian Vettel of Ferrari qualifying third fastest.
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo took fourth ahead of Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen.
Hamilton […]

Hinchcliffe Captures Long Beach
Sunday, 9 Apr, 2017 – 17:49 | No Comment
Hinchcliffe Captures Long Beach

Canadian James Hinchcliffe ended a two-year-long winless streak on Sunday when he won the IndyCar Series’ Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Hinchcliffe, whose last win came in 2015, beat fellow Honda driver Sebastien Bourdais of Dale Coyne Racing to the checkered flag by 1.49 seconds.
A big victory it was, for Hinchcliffe.
“I said on the radio, my […]

Johnson Returns To Victory Lane In Texas
Sunday, 9 Apr, 2017 – 16:34 | No Comment
Johnson Returns To Victory Lane In Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas – Jimmie Johnson has returned to his NASCAR “wheelhouse,” otherwise known as Victory Lane at Texas Motor Speedway. And for the record, not all of J.J.’s 81 career Cup victories have been scored in Cowtown.
Mired in a mild slump through five races, Johnson jump-started his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season with […]

Hamilton Wins In China; Haas Collects First Points Of The Season
Sunday, 9 Apr, 2017 – 8:52 | No Comment
Hamilton Wins In China; Haas Collects First Points Of The Season

Lewis Hamilton won Sunday’s Formula One Chinese Grand Prix and in doing so, the Mercedes AMG driver pulled even with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in the series points standings.
Hamilton started from the pole and never trailed in getting his 54th F1 victory.
Vettel finished second in Shanghai, 6.2 seconds back. Both Vettel and Hamilton head out of […]

Taylor Caddy Wins Long Beach
Saturday, 8 Apr, 2017 – 17:08 | No Comment
Taylor Caddy Wins Long Beach

Jordan Taylor kept Wayne Taylor Racing perfect on the year Saturday when he took the lead from Ryan Dalziel with 5 and a half seconds to go and held on to win in the IMSA WeatherTech Championship race in the streets of Long Beach, Calif.
The victory was the third of the season for WTR’s No. […]

Stewart Jacked About Hitting The Dirt In Texas
Friday, 7 Apr, 2017 – 17:44 | Comments Off on Stewart Jacked About Hitting The Dirt In Texas
Stewart Jacked About Hitting The Dirt In Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas – Tony Stewart will showcase his passion for dirt track racing Friday and Saturday nights as host of Tony Stewart’s Texas Sprint Car Nationals presented by Machinery Auctioneers.
Stewart and protégé Christopher Bell will headline a full field of ASCS Sprint Cars at the 0.4-mile Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track, which has seating […]

Talladega Tales: Waltrip And Marlin Look Back
Tuesday, 4 Apr, 2017 – 7:37 | Comments Off on Talladega Tales: Waltrip And Marlin Look Back
Talladega Tales: Waltrip And Marlin Look Back

NASHVILLE – They were fast times and fun times, and last week Darrell Waltrip and Sterling Marlin shared some of their favorite Talladega memories at a media luncheon to promote the May 7 race.
“Talladega Superspeedway is an animal unto itself,” Waltrip said.
“The first time I rolled onto the track and looked down that giant straightaway […]

Las Vegas Is Brown’s Town
Monday, 3 Apr, 2017 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Las Vegas Is Brown’s Town
Las Vegas Is Brown’s Town

Nitro aces Tommy Johnson Jr. and Antron Brown collaborated to give Don Schumacher Racing its respective 299th and 300th NHRA victories Sunday, capping an historic ending to the 18th annual DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals.
In addition to DSR’s performances by Johnson in Funny Car and Brown in Top Fuel, 17-year-old Tanner Gray became the youngest […]