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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 […]

Jones Wins XFINITY Race; Completes A Midwestern Sweep
Sunday, 21 Jun, 2015 – 17:17 | Comments Off on Jones Wins XFINITY Race; Completes A Midwestern Sweep
Jones Wins XFINITY Race; Completes A Midwestern Sweep

Erik Jones notched his second NASCAR victory of the weekend Sunday when he won the rain-delayed XFINITY Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
The victory for Jones, follows his Camping World Truck Series win on Friday night and which came a couple hundred miles to the west at Iowa Speedway in Newton.
The victory in the XFINITY race, […]

Erik Jones Trucks To Win In Iowa
Saturday, 20 Jun, 2015 – 7:12 | Comments Off on Erik Jones Trucks To Win In Iowa
Erik Jones Trucks To Win In Iowa

Erik Jones turned his run his recent run of bad luck in the NASCAR Camping World Series around on Friday night when he won at Iowa Speedway.
The Kyle Busch Motorsports driver led 112 laps and dominated most of the race en route to his fifth career series triumph.
“We’ve had fast trucks,” Jones said. “Things just […]

CFH Racing Drivers Finish 1-2 In Streets Of Toronto
Sunday, 14 Jun, 2015 – 17:18 | Comments Off on CFH Racing Drivers Finish 1-2 In Streets Of Toronto
CFH Racing Drivers Finish 1-2 In Streets Of Toronto

A week after suffering a demoralizing double DNF on the oval at Texas Motor Speedway, second-tier Carpenter Fisher Hartman Racing finished first and second on the street course in Toronto.
Getting the win – his second of the season in the Verizon IndyCar Series – was Josef Newgarden.
Right behind him when the rain-pestered Canadian race ended […]

Ryan Briscoe Bolts On Fenders, Hits The Roads At Le Mans
Thursday, 11 Jun, 2015 – 16:54 | Comments Off on Ryan Briscoe Bolts On Fenders, Hits The Roads At Le Mans
Ryan Briscoe Bolts On Fenders, Hits The Roads At Le Mans

After two stints as super-substitute in the Verizon IndyCar Series, Ryan Briscoe is racing with fenders this weekend in the world’s premier endurance sports car race.
Briscoe has rejoined Corvette Racing regulars Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen in the No. 63 C7.R for the 83rd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Saturday and Sunday. […]