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Haas F1 Doubles Up At Spa
Tuesday, 28 Aug, 2018 – 7:15 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Doubles Up At Spa
Haas F1 Doubles Up At Spa

American-owned Haas F1 Team earned a double-points result for the second straight race and the third time this season during Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix, with Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen finishing seventh and eighth, respectively, in the 13th round of the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship.
The 10 points from the collective result of Grosjean […]

Elder Torrence Rules At Brainerd
Monday, 20 Aug, 2018 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Elder Torrence Rules At Brainerd
Elder Torrence Rules At Brainerd

Billy Torrence defied the odds, avenged his son and wrote an improbable ending to Sunday’s 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals by scoring his first career Top Fuel victory at Brainerd International Raceway in Minnesota.
The 60-year-old Texan and founder of Capco Contractors, Inc., applied an exclamation point to his pole-winning weekend with a final-round victory […]

CMS Roval Could Host Other Series
Sunday, 19 Aug, 2018 – 16:39 | One Comment
CMS Roval Could Host Other Series

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Speedway Motorsports Inc. President and CEO Marcus Smith said Saturday that with the creation of Charlotte Motor Speedway’s ROVAL it was possible that IMSA and/or the Verizon IndyCar Series could return to the iconic facility.
IMSA visited the facility in the early 1980s, utilizing the speedway’s old road course. Indy Cars raced on […]

Power Earns Landmark Pole
Sunday, 19 Aug, 2018 – 7:43 | Comments Off on Power Earns Landmark Pole
Power Earns Landmark Pole

As much success as he’s realized during an outstanding open-wheel racing career, Australian Will Power still had difficulty Saturday accepting his latest accomplishment, when his name was placed alongside that of Texan A.J. Foyt Jr. on Indy car’s all-time pole positions list.
That’s where Power sits after claiming the Verizon P1 Award in qualifying Saturday for […]

Truex’s Future Will Depend On Dough
Friday, 17 Aug, 2018 – 17:28 | Comments Off on Truex’s Future Will Depend On Dough
Truex’s Future Will Depend On Dough

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Defending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. said Friday that sponsorship was the key to his remaining at Furniture Row Racing in 2019.
5-hour ENERGY, a co-primary sponsor on Truex’s Toyota with Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats for 30 Cup races this year, announced last month it was leaving the […]

‘Poison Lil’ Is Still Looking Seductive At 82
Tuesday, 14 Aug, 2018 – 7:59 | Comments Off on ‘Poison Lil’ Is Still Looking Seductive At 82
‘Poison Lil’ Is Still Looking Seductive At 82

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Auto racing historians Bill Green and Jim Scaptura welcomed a lifetime friend back to downtown Watkins Glen last week, when “Poison Lil” gently rolled off a trailer and into the International Motor Racing Research Center.
Looking resplendent and forever-racy in its red-and-black livery, this is the 1936 Maserati V8RI open-wheel/single-seater in which […]

Hamlin Looking To Extend Streak
Saturday, 11 Aug, 2018 – 12:18 | Comments Off on Hamlin Looking To Extend Streak
Hamlin Looking To Extend Streak

Denny Hamlin won his second-straight pole on Friday when he posted the fastest time in qualifying for this weekend’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
But it was another streak which the Joe Gibbs Racing driver had on his mind afterward – his streak of winning at least one race in every […]

Elliotts Party On The Glen Road Course
Sunday, 5 Aug, 2018 – 19:59 | Comments Off on Elliotts Party On The Glen Road Course
Elliotts Party On The Glen Road Course

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Like father, like son played out like anything but a cliché Sunday afternoon at Watkins Glen International, where Chase Elliott mirrored father Bill en route to his first NASCAR Cup Series victory.
Nearly 35 years after “Awesome Bill” scored the first of his 44 Cup victories on the now-defunct Riverside (Calif.) […]

Logano Lights Up Zippo
Saturday, 4 Aug, 2018 – 19:48 | Comments Off on Logano Lights Up Zippo
Logano Lights Up Zippo

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Joey Logano persevered through a rainstorm, a red flag stoppage and late-race run for the lead by Penske teammate Brad Keselowski to win Saturday’s 24th annual Zippo 200 at The Glen NASCAR Xfinity Series race.
Logano’s path to his third Xfinity Series win on Watkins Glen International’s historic 2.45-mile/11-turn layout was cleared […]

Hagan Shoots To Top In Northwest
Saturday, 4 Aug, 2018 – 7:29 | Comments Off on Hagan Shoots To Top In Northwest
Hagan Shoots To Top In Northwest

Matt Hagan and his latest/greatest race car appear ready to close NHRA’s Western Swing with another Wally trophy.
Hagan drove to the preliminary pole at the 31st annual CatSpot NHRA Northwest Nationals Friday at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash. Hagan covered the 1,000-foot distance in 3.913-seconds at 324.75 mph during the second session in search of […]