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IMSA Unveils Platform Plans For 2017 and Beyond
Friday, 5 Aug, 2016 – 12:25 | Comments Off on IMSA Unveils Platform Plans For 2017 and Beyond
IMSA Unveils Platform Plans For 2017 and Beyond

IMSA officials revealed platform details for the 2017 season and beyond for the three series it sanctions on Friday at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
Highlights include the introduction of of new Daytona Prototype International and Le Mans Prototype 2 race cars in the Prototype class next season, and the elimination of the Prototype Challenge […]

Earnhardt Jr. Still A No-Go; Gordon To Drive At The Glen and Bristol
Tuesday, 2 Aug, 2016 – 16:20 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Still A No-Go; Gordon To Drive At The Glen and Bristol
Earnhardt Jr. Still A No-Go; Gordon To Drive At The Glen and Bristol

Jeff Gordon will be back in the driver’s seat of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet this weekend at the Watkins Glen road course as regular driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. has not been cleared by doctors to return to his Sprint Cup job.
Earnhardt, the team announced, will also miss the Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor […]

Force Wins Sonoma; Eyes A Sweep Of The Western Swing
Monday, 1 Aug, 2016 – 7:10 | Comments Off on Force Wins Sonoma; Eyes A Sweep Of The Western Swing
Force Wins Sonoma; Eyes A Sweep Of The Western Swing

John Force raced to his second consecutive Funny Car win of the year on Sunday and he did it in front of a sold-out crowd at the Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals.
The victory gives Force a shot at sweeping the prestigious three-race Western Swing, which concludes with the coming weekend’s event near Seattle.
J.R. Todd (Top Fuel), […]

Pocono Cup Race Postponed
Sunday, 31 Jul, 2016 – 15:13 | Comments Off on Pocono Cup Race Postponed
Pocono Cup Race Postponed

Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway has been postponed until Monday morning because of rain and a wet track.
The race is scheduled to be run Monday at 11 a.m. ET. NBC Sports will televise the race.
Martin Truex Jr. will be on pole.
The first Pocono race of the season was also rain-delayed and run […]

Rolling Artwork Adorns The Syracuse Nationals
Thursday, 28 Jul, 2016 – 8:09 | Comments Off on Rolling Artwork Adorns The Syracuse Nationals
Rolling Artwork Adorns The Syracuse Nationals

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The former owner of an auto salvage yard and the current owner of a classic 1955 Pontiac Safari station wagon, Bobby Coln is living in car-guy retirement by this vow.
“This car will never end up there,” said Coln (the “l” is silent), adding that the pride of his Pontiac fleet is destined […]

Nitro Stars Brilliant In Colorado
Monday, 25 Jul, 2016 – 7:03 | Comments Off on Nitro Stars Brilliant In Colorado
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 | Comments Off on Gordon, Hendrick Talk About Replacing Junior
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 | Comments Off on Larson Gets Dirty Win
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 | Comments Off on Kenseth Makes It Two Straight Victories At New Hampshire But Fails Inspection
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 | Comments Off on New Book Examines Henry II vs. Enzo At Le Mans
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 […]