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IndyCar Notes: Newgarden Fastest As Series Takes To Milwaukee Mile
Sunday, 12 Jul, 2015 – 7:28 | Comments Off on IndyCar Notes: Newgarden Fastest As Series Takes To Milwaukee Mile
IndyCar Notes: Newgarden Fastest As Series Takes To Milwaukee Mile

CFH Racing’s Josef Newgarden was quickest among 24 drivers turning laps during Saturday’s initial practice for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest presented by the Metro Milwaukee Honda Dealers.
Newgarden’s hot lap of 21.5415-seconds at 169.626 mph picked up where he left off on the historic 1.015-mile oval in West Allis, Wis. Newgarden recorded […]

Penske Drivers Talk Racing And Milwaukee At The Mile
Saturday, 11 Jul, 2015 – 19:23 | Comments Off on Penske Drivers Talk Racing And Milwaukee At The Mile
Penske Drivers Talk Racing And Milwaukee At The Mile

The Verizon IndyCar Series is racing at the historic Milwaukee Mile this weekend. Two Team Penske drivers – Helio Castroneves and Juan Pablo Montoya – are in the thick of the championship hunt in the series and participated in a press conference on Saturday.
What follows is a transcript of the press conference held at the […]

Rain Puts Larson On Pole In Kentucky
Friday, 10 Jul, 2015 – 15:40 | Comments Off on Rain Puts Larson On Pole In Kentucky
Rain Puts Larson On Pole In Kentucky

Thanks to a fast practice lap and rainy weather, Kyle Larson will start on the pole for Saturday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
Larson ran a lap at 182.537 mph in a rain-shortened 50-minute practice session on Friday in his Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet.
NASCAR opted to cancel qualifying in favor of giving Cup teams additional […]

Crafton Wins Wreck-Shortened Truck Race In Kentucky
Friday, 10 Jul, 2015 – 7:26 | Comments Off on Crafton Wins Wreck-Shortened Truck Race In Kentucky
Crafton Wins Wreck-Shortened Truck Race In Kentucky

Polesitter Matt Crafton was declared the winner of Thursday night’s UNOH 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event after Ben Kennedy’s Toyota damaged the catchfence at Kentucky Speedway beyond the track’s capacity to repair it expeditiously.
With a shove from the Ford of Ryan Blaney, Crafton had taken the lead from eventual runner-up Erik Jones on […]

Earnhardt Gets Win Ahead Of Horrific Wreck At DIS
Monday, 6 Jul, 2015 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Gets Win Ahead Of Horrific Wreck At DIS
Earnhardt Gets Win Ahead Of Horrific Wreck At DIS

It was a beaten down Dale Earnhardt Jr. who stood in Victory Lane after winning Sunday night’s/Monday morning’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
Watching in your review mirror as a fellow competitor’s car explodes into a mass of whirling shrapnel will have that effect on human beings.
“I mean, the racing doesn’t matter […]

Kalitta Rolls To Hometown Top Fuel Victory
Sunday, 5 Jul, 2015 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Kalitta Rolls To Hometown Top Fuel Victory
Kalitta Rolls To Hometown Top Fuel Victory

Doug Kalitta raced to his second Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Karen Stoffer (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also raced to victories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event west of Cleveland.
Kalitta earned his 37th career victory by […]

Austin Dillon Wins XFINITY Brawl
Sunday, 5 Jul, 2015 – 7:29 | Comments Off on Austin Dillon Wins XFINITY Brawl
Austin Dillon Wins XFINITY Brawl

Austin Dillon won Saturday night’s rain-delayed NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
The victory in the Subway Firecracker 250 came after a green/white/checkered restart.
“This is Daytona, man,” Dillon, the grandson of long-time team owner Richard Childress, said. “There are so many family memories here. … I’m just happy for my grandfather. He told me […]

INDYCAR Boss: Ooops On Fontana Downforce Call
Wednesday, 1 Jul, 2015 – 18:29 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Boss: Ooops On Fontana Downforce Call
INDYCAR Boss: Ooops On Fontana Downforce Call

INDYCAR boss Mark Miles said Wednesday the “compelling” and “at times hard to watch” record-setting pack racing that unfolded during Saturday’s MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway largely was the result of aerodynamic happenstance.
“Clearly different tracks present different styles and getting the best setup is not an exact science,” Miles, CEO of Hulman & Co., […]

Compton Retires; Clifford To Head The NHRA
Wednesday, 1 Jul, 2015 – 14:24 | Comments Off on Compton Retires; Clifford To Head The NHRA
Compton Retires; Clifford To Head The NHRA

The National Hot Rod Association has promoted Peter Clifford, the organization’s longtime executive vice president and general manager, to president. Clifford succeeds Tom Compton, who announced his retirement from the NHRA following 15 years as president.
Dallas Gardner, chairman of the NHRA Board of Directors, made the announcement and introduced Clifford as president to NHRA employees […]

Allmendinger Knows Importance Of Sonoma
Friday, 26 Jun, 2015 – 16:16 | Comments Off on Allmendinger Knows Importance Of Sonoma
Allmendinger Knows Importance Of Sonoma

The term “must win” has become one of the most over-used in sports. It’s verbiage that tends to be rotely rolled out when the term “highly important” is much more accurate but way less dramatic.
Then there is the situation for A.J. Allmendinger vis a vis this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
He and […]