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Rain Halts Xfinity Race
Saturday, 1 Jul, 2017 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Rain Halts Xfinity Race
Rain Halts Xfinity Race

Eight laps into Friday night’s Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway, rain slowed the proceedings, forcing a caution with Blake Koch in the lead.
With the rain intensifying, NASCAR red-flagged the event after Lap 11 and brought the cars to pit road. After a wait of more than an hour, the […]

Healthy Torrence Rolls On In Norwalk
Monday, 26 Jun, 2017 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Healthy Torrence Rolls On In Norwalk
Healthy Torrence Rolls On In Norwalk

A “mild heart attack” generously is defined as one suffered by someone other than yourself. So, one year after such a life-threatening medical issue forced him into the role of reluctant spectator, Steve Torrence won his Top Fuel-leading fourth event of the season Sunday via a final-round, hole shot pass to cap in the 11th […]

Dixon Ruins Team Penske’s Weekend In Wisconsin
Sunday, 25 Jun, 2017 – 14:24 | Comments Off on Dixon Ruins Team Penske’s Weekend In Wisconsin
Dixon Ruins Team Penske’s Weekend In Wisconsin

After qualifying on Saturday, Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon dejectedly labeled himself “best in class” behind the four-car Team Penske group. But best in class became best in field on Sunday as Dixon moved steadily forward from his No. 5 qualifying spot, took the lead just after half way and went on to win the […]

Hamilton Moves In On F1 Pole Record
Sunday, 25 Jun, 2017 – 6:58 | Comments Off on Hamilton Moves In On F1 Pole Record
Hamilton Moves In On F1 Pole Record

Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton continued to rewrite Formula One history Saturday, when he qualified on-pole for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix at the expense of boyhood hero Ayrton Senna.
Hamilton’s fast lap of 1-minute, 40.593-seconds set a track qualifying record around the 3.730-mile/6.003-kilometer/20-turn Baku City Circuit. Hamilton’s hot lap was 0.434-seconds better than runnerup and teammate Valtteri […]

Castroneves Leads Penske Qualifying Blitz At Road America
Saturday, 24 Jun, 2017 – 17:11 | Comments Off on Castroneves Leads Penske Qualifying Blitz At Road America
Castroneves Leads Penske Qualifying Blitz At Road America

Helio Castroneves led Team Penske’s all-out assault on the pole position during Saturday’s qualifying for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at the Road American road course in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
The pole was the 50th of Castroneves’ IndyCar Series career. He laid down a fast lap of 1- minute, 47.3-seconds at the 14-turn, 4.0-mile track to get it.
“Man, […]

Hot Nemechek Wins In Iowa
Saturday, 24 Jun, 2017 – 8:30 | Comments Off on Hot Nemechek Wins In Iowa
Hot Nemechek Wins In Iowa

John Hunter Nemechek made it two in a row in the Midwest on Friday when he won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Iowa Speedway.
The win comes a week after he won at Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis.
“Every one of these guys who works on this team, this is awesome,” said John […]

Billy Johnson To Make Cup Debut
Tuesday, 20 Jun, 2017 – 17:17 | Comments Off on Billy Johnson To Make Cup Debut
Billy Johnson To Make Cup Debut

IMSA Ford driver Billy Johnson will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut this weekend driving Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion in place of the recovering Aric Almirola during the Toyota/SaveMart 350 on the 1.99-mile Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway road-course.
Fresh from competing in last weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, Johnson’s first […]

Millican Gets First Win And On Home Soil Yet
Monday, 19 Jun, 2017 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Millican Gets First Win And On Home Soil Yet
Millican Gets First Win And On Home Soil Yet

Tennessee native Clay Millican raced to an emotional first career NHRA Top Fuel victory Sunday at the 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at historic Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway.
Making his 254th NHRA Top Fuel start and competing in his ninth final-round, Millican recorded a 1,000-foot pass in 3.825-seconds at 316.38 mph to defeat Leah Pritchett’s run in 3.881-seconds […]

Porsche Wins 24 Hours Of Le Mans For 19th Time
Sunday, 18 Jun, 2017 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Porsche Wins 24 Hours Of Le Mans For 19th Time
Porsche Wins 24 Hours Of Le Mans For 19th Time

With all three of the faster Toyota TS050-Hybrids running into problems, the No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid stayed relatively healthy and sped off to the overall victory in the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans race on Sunday.
Driving the winning car and giving Porsche 919s their third straight win in the final stint was German […]

Ford vs. Chevy Reheats On Roads Of Le Mans
Thursday, 15 Jun, 2017 – 17:08 | Comments Off on Ford vs. Chevy Reheats On Roads Of Le Mans
Ford vs. Chevy Reheats On Roads Of Le Mans

Kind of like the old days, eh? Ford vs. Chevy on the Big Stage. Except now, the Fords and Chevys are sports cars and are racing on a road circuit in Europe with mixes of foreign drivers behind the wheels of cars that are only nominally Fords and Chevys.
Still, a major point of interest for […]