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Scary Crash, Rain Slam Texas; IndyCar Race Postponed Until August
Sunday, 12 Jun, 2016 – 16:45 | Comments Off on Scary Crash, Rain Slam Texas; IndyCar Race Postponed Until August
Scary Crash, Rain Slam Texas; IndyCar Race Postponed Until August

FORT WORTH, Texas – Frustrated by back-to-back days of intermittent-to-sideways rain showers and one grinding crash, INDYCAR and Texas Motor Speedway officials relented Sunday afternoon and pulled the plug on the Firestone 600 for 75 days.
The 20th edition of “America’s Original Nighttime IndyCar Race” will be run on Saturday, Aug. 27, as a one-day event […]

Rossi Views His Life Like A Mid-’80s Teen Movie
Saturday, 11 Jun, 2016 – 16:58 | Comments Off on Rossi Views His Life Like A Mid-’80s Teen Movie
Rossi Views His Life Like A Mid-’80s Teen Movie

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Whenever art imitates life for reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Alexander Rossi, it’s often in the form of flashbacks from The Breakfast Club.
The man who said he doesn’t eat breakfast lists the 1985 coming-of-age movie as his favorite, and it’s not because he has an ongoing thing for Molly Ringwald as Claire […]

Teen Byron Is Top Texas Trucker
Saturday, 11 Jun, 2016 – 7:48 | Comments Off on Teen Byron Is Top Texas Trucker
Teen Byron Is Top Texas Trucker

FORT WORTH, Texas _Teen-ager William Byron overhauled Matt Crafton with five laps remaining and drove to victory in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rattlesnake 400 Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway.
Byron, of Kyle Busch Motorsports, posted his second NCWTS victory at the expense of Crafton, who dominated the 167-lapper after brushing the Turn 3 […]

Rahal Hauls It During Final Practice
Friday, 10 Jun, 2016 – 20:39 | Comments Off on Rahal Hauls It During Final Practice
Rahal Hauls It During Final Practice

FORT WORTH, Texas – Graham Rahal rallied from a disappointing qualifying effort and an overall frustrating Friday to the top of the speed chart during the final Verizon IndyCar Series practice leading into Saturday night’s 20th annual Firestone 600.
Rahal toured TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile quadoval in 24.4841-seconds and 213.935 mph during a 47-lap run in conditions […]

Custer All Pomped Up At Texas
Friday, 10 Jun, 2016 – 17:19 | Comments Off on Custer All Pomped Up At Texas
Custer All Pomped Up At Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas – A day late and perhaps an adult beverage or two short, Cole Custer will graduate from Tesoro High School Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway.
Custer’s walk across the pre-race stage for the 20th annual Rattlesnake 400 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Friday evening definitely will be different. While his classmates at Tesoro […]

Abreu Getting Championship Training
Friday, 10 Jun, 2016 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Abreu Getting Championship Training
Abreu Getting Championship Training

FORT WORTH, Texas – In the person of ThorSport Racing teammate Matt Crafton, Rico Abreu may have an unfair advantage in his bid for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the Year honors.
Crafton is a two-time NCWTS champion and an ace on high-banked, 1.5-mile quadovals like Texas Motor Speedway, site of Friday night’s 20th […]

Brown Charges To Top Fuel Victory In The New England Nationals
Monday, 6 Jun, 2016 – 17:32 | Comments Off on Brown Charges To Top Fuel Victory In The New England Nationals
Brown Charges To Top Fuel Victory In The New England Nationals

Doug Kalitta’s three-race winning streak came to an end and Antron Brown raced to his second Top Fuel victory of the season Monday at the rain-delayed NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
Brown closed the gap on series points-leader Kalitta with a convincing victory over rival Steve Torrence in the final round. Brown powered […]

Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events
Sunday, 5 Jun, 2016 – 17:06 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events
Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events

Rain in Pocono, Pa. and New England forced postponement of Sunday’s Sprint Cup and NHRA events respectively.
The Cup race was rescheduled for noon ET on Monday when sunshine is forecast. FS1 will broadcast the race.
Team Penske teammates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano will start first and second at the Pocono triangle.
NHRA officials postponed eliminations for the […]

Bourdais Takes Round 1 In Detroit
Saturday, 4 Jun, 2016 – 18:58 | Comments Off on Bourdais Takes Round 1 In Detroit
Bourdais Takes Round 1 In Detroit

Sebastien Bourdais and his KVSH Racing team played a pair of key pit stop gambles into the winning hand during Saturday’s first race of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit, making history in the process.
A four-time Champ Car driver’s champion, Bourdais won by 2.0401-seconds over rookie Conor Daly in the 70-lap race on the 2.35-mile temporary […]

Pagenaud On Pole For Race 1 In Detroit
Friday, 3 Jun, 2016 – 18:53 | Comments Off on Pagenaud On Pole For Race 1 In Detroit
Pagenaud On Pole For Race 1 In Detroit

Simon Pagenaud earned the pole position for the first race of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit.
Pagenaud’s fast lap in the Fast Six, the last of three rounds of knockout qualifying on the 2.35-mile Raceway at Belle Isle Park temporary street course, was ain 1 minute, 14.9166 seconds (112.926 mph) in the No. 22 Team Penske […]