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Custer’s Late Pass Is A Winner
Sunday, 4 Nov, 2018 – 8:42 | Comments Off on Custer’s Late Pass Is A Winner
Custer’s Late Pass Is A Winner

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Cole Custer pulled off a dramatic, last-lap pass under Tyler Reddick to win Saturday’s 14th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Custer became the first Round of 8 Playoff contender to punch his ticket into the Championship Four at Homestead-Miami Speedway in two weeks. Custer […]

Haley Streaks To Truck Win At TMS
Saturday, 3 Nov, 2018 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Haley Streaks To Truck Win At TMS
Haley Streaks To Truck Win At TMS

FORT WORTH, Texas – Justin Haley won Friday night’s 20th annual JAG Metals 350 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race when Todd Gilliland ran out of fuel half-a-lap away from Victory Lane at Texas Motor Speedway.
“That was amazing. Thought we had a loss there,” said Haley, driver of the No. 24 Chevrolet Silverado. Haley scored […]

F1’s Ericsson To Drive For IndyCar’s Schmidt Peterson
Thursday, 1 Nov, 2018 – 7:56 | Comments Off on F1’s Ericsson To Drive For IndyCar’s Schmidt Peterson
F1’s Ericsson To Drive For IndyCar’s Schmidt Peterson

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports has signed Formula One veteran Marcus Ericsson to drive its No. 7 Honda during the 2019 IndyCar Series season.
A 28-year-old native of Sweden, Ericsson will be teamed with Canadian James Hinchcliffe and his No. 5 Honda.
Ericsson will replace Canadian Robert Wickens, the 2018 series rookie who confirmed last week that he is […]

Big Butner Move; Field Set In Las Vegas
Sunday, 28 Oct, 2018 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Big Butner Move; Field Set In Las Vegas
Big Butner Move; Field Set In Las Vegas

Bo knows about shifting gears and Bo knows when to change careers.
The 2017 NHRA Pro Stock world champion, Bo Butner will exit the “Factory Hot Rod” ranks at season’s end to prepare for a full-time return to his Sportsman racing roots in 2019.
A multi-time NHRA division champion and Competition Eliminator world champ, Butner will race […]

Sad, Sad News On Wickens
Friday, 26 Oct, 2018 – 20:07 | Comments Off on Sad, Sad News On Wickens
Sad, Sad News On Wickens

Canadian Robert Wickens, injured in a violent multiple-car IndyCar Series crash at Pocono Raceway in August, has confirmed he is paralyzed from the waist down.
A 29-year-old native of Toronto, Wickens updated his condition Thursday night on Instagram, accompanied by a video of him using his arms to slide off a rehabilitation table into a […]

Castroneves Set To Climb Into Texas Hall of Fame
Thursday, 25 Oct, 2018 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Castroneves Set To Climb Into Texas Hall of Fame
Castroneves Set To Climb Into Texas Hall of Fame

FORT WORTH, Texas – His open-wheel fence-climbing days at Texas Motor Speedway complete, Helio Castroneves will step into the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame next month.
Castroneves will become the 21st member of the TMHOF during induction ceremonies at The Speedway Club’s Grand Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 3. The winningest INDYCAR driver in TMS history, Castroneves […]

Elliott Holds Off Charges to Win Kansas
Sunday, 21 Oct, 2018 – 20:33 | Comments Off on Elliott Holds Off Charges to Win Kansas
Elliott Holds Off Charges to Win Kansas

Young Chase Elliott didn’t really need to win the Hollywood Casino 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday as his victory two weeks ago had already secured him a berth in the next round of the series’ playoffs.
But, like all drivers, Elliott, 22, is greedy. Greedy for victories. The Hendrick Motorsports […]

Haas Drivers Set For USGP
Sunday, 21 Oct, 2018 – 11:46 | Comments Off on Haas Drivers Set For USGP
Haas Drivers Set For USGP

American-owned Haas F1 Team drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen qualified eighth and 12th, respectively, Saturday for the seventh edition of the Pirelli United States Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.
Qualifying on-pole was championship point-leader Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes. The Brit’s fast lap of 1-minute, 32.237-seconds set a track qualifying record […]

Flat Spot On: Almirola Brings Home Bacon for SHR
Monday, 15 Oct, 2018 – 8:09 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Almirola Brings Home Bacon for SHR
Flat Spot On: Almirola Brings Home Bacon for SHR

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Aric Almirola made it to Victory Lane at last. A guy who used to watch Jimmie Johnson’s kids at the motor home, who once helped keep Richard Petty Motorsports in business by winning a rain-shortened race at Daytona, the Cuban-American who replaced the Great Female Experiment known as Danica Patrick, and yes, the […]

Hight Engineers Own Comeback
Friday, 12 Oct, 2018 – 19:10 | Comments Off on Hight Engineers Own Comeback
Hight Engineers Own Comeback

CONCORD, N.C. – Two events ago Robert Hight experienced joy and pain when he took a 30-point lead in the NHRA Funny Car standings and broke his collarbone simultaneously, but he admitted Friday it was his own ingenuity that allowed him to remain in title contention.
“After surgery, I had a lot of time to lay […]