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Nitro Stars Brilliant In Colorado
Monday, 25 Jul, 2016 – 7:03 | No Comment
Nitro Stars Brilliant In Colorado

John Force and Tony Schumacher, the two winningest drivers in their respective NHRA nitro categories, scored historic victories Sunday in the 37th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.
Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners during the first NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series final to be televised […]

Gordon, Hendrick Talk About Replacing Junior
Friday, 22 Jul, 2016 – 11:31 | No Comment
Gordon, Hendrick Talk About Replacing Junior

Driver Jeff Gordon and Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick met with the media Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to talk about the four-time Sprint Cup champion’s return to the cockpit.
Gordon, who retired from driving duties following the 2015 season, will fill in for HMS’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. who is recovering from “concussion-like symptons”.
Hendrick announced this […]

Larson Gets Dirty Win
Thursday, 21 Jul, 2016 – 7:10 | No Comment
Larson Gets Dirty Win

Kyle Larson won Wednesday night’s fourth annual Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Eldora Speedway.
“It means a lot, especially losing the way I did the two years I ran,” Larson said.
Christopher Bell finished second and Rico Abreu third.
To get the victory, Larson had to overcome a bit of adversity.
“We got […]

Kenseth Makes It Two Straight Victories At New Hampshire But Fails Inspection
Sunday, 17 Jul, 2016 – 15:46 | No Comment
Kenseth Makes It Two Straight Victories At New Hampshire But Fails Inspection

Matt Kenseth became a two-time 2016 Sprint Cup race winner Sunday when he cruised to victory at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday.
After the race, Kenseth’s car failed inspection but for the time, his victory is in the books.
Kensenth, who won in Week 12 at Dover, took the checkered flag in his Joe Gibbs Racing […]

New Book Examines Henry II vs. Enzo At Le Mans
Thursday, 14 Jul, 2016 – 14:32 | No Comment
New Book Examines Henry II vs. Enzo At Le Mans

Victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans gave team-owner Chip Ganassi a taste of the nationalism permeating the world’s premier sports car endurance race, and it had nothing to do with the bouillabaisse served in Ford hospitality.
Ford Chip Ganassi Racing reprised a wonderful chapter of American motor racing history by taking the new Ford […]

Brown Wins Route 66; Takes Top Fuel Points Lead
Monday, 11 Jul, 2016 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Brown Wins Route 66; Takes Top Fuel Points Lead
Brown Wins Route 66; Takes Top Fuel Points Lead

Top Fuel superstar Antron Brown says he always feels like a gladiator when competing inside the stadium setting at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill.
Brown and his Matco Tools team conquered every rival during the 19th annual Route 66 NHRA Nationals Sunday for his third win of the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series […]

Hamilton Wins In Native Britain
Sunday, 10 Jul, 2016 – 13:22 | Comments Off on Hamilton Wins In Native Britain
Hamilton Wins In Native Britain

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton won the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday to cap a clean sweep of every competitive aspect of the race weekend.
Fastest in each practice session, fastest in qualifying and fastest in the race, Hamilton captured his 47th career Formula One victory, his fourth this season and second in a row.
Max […]

Busch Bags Kentucky Speedway Win In Overtime
Saturday, 9 Jul, 2016 – 7:57 | Comments Off on Busch Bags Kentucky Speedway Win In Overtime
Busch Bags Kentucky Speedway Win In Overtime

Kyle Busch collected his fifth victory in nine NASCAR XFINITY Series starts this season when he got the win in overtime at Kentucky Speedway on Friday night.

 Clearing Austin Dillon off Turn 4 in the first lap in overtime, Busch pulled away to beat the Richard Childress Racing driver to the finish line by .455 seconds.

Daniel Suarez […]

Racing World Remembers Carl Haas
Friday, 8 Jul, 2016 – 7:06 | Comments Off on Racing World Remembers Carl Haas
Racing World Remembers Carl Haas

Carl Haas, longtime Indy car team-owner noted for his partnership with actor Paul Newman and trademark cigar, died June 29 at his home in suburban Chicago. He was 86.
Cars fielded by Haas won 107 Indy car races _ second-most all-time _ and eight season championships. The only accomplishment missing from Haas’ impressive motorsports resume was […]

Hamilton Wins In Austria After Final Lap Shunt With Rosberg
Sunday, 3 Jul, 2016 – 13:31 | Comments Off on Hamilton Wins In Austria After Final Lap Shunt With Rosberg
Hamilton Wins In Austria After Final Lap Shunt With Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg acted like anything but teammates on the final lap of Sunday’s Austria Grand Prix as the two made contact and nearly wiped each other out in a battle for the lead and the victory.
Hamilton emerged from the contact with both the lead and then victory in his Mercedes AMG Silver […]