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New IndyCar Aero Kits Take To Track In Open Test In Arizona
Saturday, 10 Feb, 2018 – 9:31 | Comments Off on New IndyCar Aero Kits Take To Track In Open Test In Arizona
New IndyCar Aero Kits Take To Track In Open Test In Arizona

INDYCAR’s new-for-2018 universal Verizon IndyCar Series chassis and aero kit was unveiled en masse during Friday’s first session of the annual preseason Open Test at ISM Raceway, where 23 entries hot-lapped around the  1.022-mile oval in Avondale, Ariz.
More than 2,600 laps were completed at the facility formerly known as Phoenix International Raceway, which will play host […]

IndyCar Windscreens To Be Put To Test
Friday, 2 Feb, 2018 – 18:54 | Comments Off on IndyCar Windscreens To Be Put To Test
IndyCar Windscreens To Be Put To Test

INDYCAR will take the next step in the evolution of its driver safety program by testing a windscreen on an Indy car for the first time on track, Thursday, Feb. 8, at ISM Raceway. The test will be held in conjunction with the Verizon IndyCar Series’ preseason open test near Phoenix.
The windscreen, under development for nearly […]

Not All Owners Left DIS Wearing Gold Watches
Monday, 29 Jan, 2018 – 10:03 | Comments Off on Not All Owners Left DIS Wearing Gold Watches
Not All Owners Left DIS Wearing Gold Watches

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. _ His previously pristine, six-figure Audi race car sat in an IMSA paddock at Daytona International Speedway, where owner/driver Don Istook sized-up the racing definition of “extensive damage.”
“Every corner,” Istook said after examining the battered bodywork on his No. 11 RS Werkes Racing Audi RS3 LMS.
“Well, the left rear (panel) is OK,” […]

Stallings/JDC-Miller Partnership Produces Two Top-10 Overall Finishes
Sunday, 28 Jan, 2018 – 15:14 | One Comment
Stallings/JDC-Miller Partnership Produces Two Top-10 Overall Finishes

(Editor’s Note: This is the second report from the Rolex 24 At Daytona on the return of Dallas businessman/racer Bob Stallings and GAINSCO Auto Insurance to Prototype sports car racing.)
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A pair of fist-pumping, top-10 Prototype finishes loomed for JDC-Miller MotorSports as the 56th annual Rolex 24 At Daytona entered its final […]

Flat Spot On: Sports Cars Are Racing To The Top
Friday, 26 Jan, 2018 – 18:51 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Sports Cars Are Racing To The Top
Flat Spot On: Sports Cars Are Racing To The Top

DAYTONA Beach, Fla. –  How far sports car racing at Daytona has come since the first three-hour continental race won by Dan Gurney – now the late, great. He drove a Lotus motivated by the starter motor as it crossed the finish line. Fifty-six years later, what is regarded as one of the best-matched fields, if not […]

Keselowski Knows Who Buttered His Bread
Wednesday, 24 Jan, 2018 – 17:41 | Comments Off on Keselowski Knows Who Buttered His Bread
Keselowski Knows Who Buttered His Bread

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – NASCAR champion Brad Keselowski believes his job entails more than winning races and representing his sponsors, it’s also important for him to promote the sport so it’s there for future generations.
“I am eating the fruits off a tree produced by generations before me; by Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt, Cale Yarborough, Darrell Waltrip […]

Veteran Kyle Busch Advocates For Young Gun Control
Tuesday, 23 Jan, 2018 – 17:14 | Comments Off on Veteran Kyle Busch Advocates For Young Gun Control
Veteran Kyle Busch Advocates For Young Gun Control

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Several recent marketing campaigns focus on the young drivers entering the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and that bothers 32-year-old Kyle Busch.
“We’ve paid our dues, and our sponsors have and everything else, and all you’re doing is advertising all these younger guys for fans to figure out and pick up on and […]

Englishtown Strip Getting Out Of Drag Racing Business
Thursday, 18 Jan, 2018 – 8:43 | Comments Off on Englishtown Strip Getting Out Of Drag Racing Business
Englishtown Strip Getting Out Of Drag Racing Business

Hot fun in the summertime won’t sound or smell like old times in Englishtown, N.J., in 2018.
Family-owned Old Bridge Township Raceway Park has informed National Hot Rod Association officials the facility will not stage either quarter-mile or eighth-mile drag racing this season, immediately dropping the 49th annual NHRA Summernationals from the Mello Yello Drag Racing […]

‘Legend’ Not A Cliche When It Came To Dan Gurney
Monday, 15 Jan, 2018 – 21:07 | Comments Off on ‘Legend’ Not A Cliche When It Came To Dan Gurney
‘Legend’ Not A Cliche When It Came To Dan Gurney

Dan Gurney, arguably the most versatile driver to buckle-up behind the steering wheel of a race car, has passed away.
Gurney _ who won races in NASCAR stock cars, Indy cars, Formula One cars and IMSA sports cars _ died Sunday from complications of pneumonia at age 86 in Newport Beach, Calif. Gurney was born on […]

Bell Strikes Again At Chili Bowl
Sunday, 14 Jan, 2018 – 9:35 | Comments Off on Bell Strikes Again At Chili Bowl
Bell Strikes Again At Chili Bowl

Oklahoma native Christopher Bell cashed in on the bad luck of Kyle Larson to win his second straight Chili Bowl Nationals Golden Driller Trophy on Saturday night in Tulsa, Okla.
The reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion was able to go back to back after a dominant Larson suffered an engine failure while leading lead […]