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Reshuffled JFR On Top In Gainesville
Saturday, 18 Mar, 2017 – 7:48 | Comments Off on Reshuffled JFR On Top In Gainesville
Reshuffled JFR On Top In Gainesville

Like magic, John Force Racing is up-and-humming at Gainesville Raceway after “Brute” Force and son-in-law Robert Hight earned the provisional 1-2 positions after two rounds of Funny Car time trials for the 48th annual AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
Friday’s results at the historic Florida facility were an immediate return on the complete crew changes Force […]

Force Racing Shuffles Crews
Friday, 17 Mar, 2017 – 8:39 | Comments Off on Force Racing Shuffles Crews
Force Racing Shuffles Crews

Drag racing icon John Force has orchestrated an early-season shakeup of two of his three Funny Car teams heading into this weekend’s 48th annual NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.
In what rates as the latest layer of intrigue surrounding the relationship between Force and prodigal crew chief Jimmy Prock, “Brute” Force and John Force Racing President […]

Bourdais, Coyne Open Season With Win In St. Pete
Sunday, 12 Mar, 2017 – 13:41 | Comments Off on Bourdais, Coyne Open Season With Win In St. Pete
Bourdais, Coyne Open Season With Win In St. Pete

Sebastien Bourdais and his Dale Coyne Racing team left the wealthier teams choking on their exhaust fumes as they dominated the field in the IndyCar Series season-opener in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Sunday.
Bourdais, a native of Le Mans, France who now resides in St. Pete, started at the rear of the field but took the […]

Keselowski Wins Cup Pole At Las Vegas
Saturday, 11 Mar, 2017 – 8:31 | Comments Off on Keselowski Wins Cup Pole At Las Vegas
Keselowski Wins Cup Pole At Las Vegas

Brad Keselowski won the pole for Sunday’s Monster Energy Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway by laying down a lap at the 1.5-mile oval in 27.881 (193.680 mph).
The pole was Keselowski’s first of the season, his first in nine attempts at Las Vegas and the 13th of his career.
And he got it with a less-than-perfect […]

Haas F1 Picks Up Pace In Barcelona
Friday, 10 Mar, 2017 – 9:39 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Picks Up Pace In Barcelona
Haas F1 Picks Up Pace In Barcelona

Kevin Magnussen posted his quickest time of preseason testing and raised the Haas F1 Team single-session laps-completed record during Thursday’s outing at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.
Magnussen racked up 119 laps/344.205 miles/553.945 kilometers around the 2.892-mile/4.655-kilometer/16-turn layout in Spain during his final preseason test in the No. 20 Haas VF-17.  Magnussen re-set the team’s single-day lap tally, […]

Haas F1 Has ‘Good Day’ In Testing
Thursday, 9 Mar, 2017 – 9:55 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Has ‘Good Day’ In Testing
Haas F1 Has ‘Good Day’ In Testing

Haas F1 Team lead driver Romain Grosjean systematically worked through a variety of baseline setup configurations Wednesday when he returned to preseason testing for the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.
Grosjean compiled 96 laps/277.678 miles/446.88 kilometers in his No. 8 Haas VF-17 around the 2.892-mile/4.655-kilometer/16-turn layout in Spain during a session […]

Busch, Bell Win In Double-Dip In Atlanta
Saturday, 4 Mar, 2017 – 19:01 | Comments Off on Busch, Bell Win In Double-Dip In Atlanta
Busch, Bell Win In Double-Dip In Atlanta

Kyle Busch pulled away after a restart on Lap 148 of 163 and beat Brad Keselowski to the finish line by .605 seconds to win Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
In the second half of Saturday’s double-header at AMS, Christopher Bell held off Matt Crafton on a green-white-checkered restart to win the Camping […]

Haas F1 Team Gets In A Wet Workout In Spain
Friday, 3 Mar, 2017 – 8:44 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Team Gets In A Wet Workout In Spain
Haas F1 Team Gets In A Wet Workout In Spain

Simulated wet-weather lapping of tire-supplier Pirelli’s new/wider rubber added another element to Romain Grosjean’s workload Thursday, as American-owned Haas F1 Team closed the opening week of preseason testing for the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.
Grosjean completed a session-best 118 laps around the 2.892-mile/4.655-kilometer/16-turn layout in Spain in the second generation […]

Ford Takes First Steps Toward Cup Rebirth At Daytona
Monday, 27 Feb, 2017 – 16:22 | Comments Off on Ford Takes First Steps Toward Cup Rebirth At Daytona
Ford Takes First Steps Toward Cup Rebirth At Daytona

Ford Motor Co. executives readily admit their desire this season is to seize the manufacturer’s championship in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, a title they have not possessed since 2002.
Chevrolet dominated the competition for 13 years before Toyota dethroned the General Motors brand last year. Now Ford hungers to be the king of the […]

Pritchett Makes It Two Straight
Monday, 27 Feb, 2017 – 9:15 | Comments Off on Pritchett Makes It Two Straight
Pritchett Makes It Two Straight

Leah Pritchett repeated as Top Fuel winner at the 33rd annual NHRA Arizona Nationals on Sunday, stirring what could prove to be prophetic comparisons to Gary Scelzi in the process.
Pritchett, of Don Schumacher Racing, defeated Brittany Force in the final at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz., for the second consecutive year. Winner […]