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Andretti Cars Fastest On ‘Fast Friday’
Saturday, 18 May, 2019 – 8:23 | Comments Off on Andretti Cars Fastest On ‘Fast Friday’
Andretti Cars Fastest On ‘Fast Friday’

Andretti Autosport’s Conor Daly laid down the fastest lap in practice at Indy on Friday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Led by “one-off” driver Conor Daly, Andretti Autosport emerged atop the speed chart during “Fast Friday” practice for the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Daly led a pack […]

Small Team Owner Birthed Many Of Cup’s Big Stars
Tuesday, 14 May, 2019 – 17:25 | Comments Off on Small Team Owner Birthed Many Of Cup’s Big Stars
Small Team Owner Birthed Many Of Cup’s Big Stars

Carl Edwards talks with the man who helped make him a star – Mike Mittler. (RacinToday file photo courtesy of Dan Robinson)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

After winning Saturday night’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway, Brad Keselowski got audibly and visually emotional. It wasn’t because of his victory or the fact that it […]

Langdon Gets A Heartening Win In Concord
Monday, 29 Apr, 2019 – 4:33 | Comments Off on Langdon Gets A Heartening Win In Concord
Langdon Gets A Heartening Win In Concord

Shawn Langdon’s talked about his emotional Funny Car victory with nephew Caden Casner at his side. (Photo by John Davison)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Five-year-old Caden Casner told his mother he knew his uncle Shawn Langdon would grab his first NHRA Funny Car victory Sunday in the NGK Spark Plugs 4-Wide Nationals […]

Four Wides Get Off To Fast But Strange Start
Saturday, 27 Apr, 2019 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Four Wides Get Off To Fast But Strange Start
Four Wides Get Off To Fast But Strange Start

It took a while but qualifying finally got rolling at the Four Wide Nationals on Friday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – NHRA Top Fuel driver Mike Salinas and 2012 Funny Car champion Jack Beckman led qualifying in their respective classes Friday on a day that will be more […]

Rossi Gives Mikey’s Race Teams Victory No. 200
Monday, 15 Apr, 2019 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Rossi Gives Mikey’s Race Teams Victory No. 200
Rossi Gives Mikey’s Race Teams Victory No. 200

Andretti Autosport driver Alexander Rossi sprayed some grape after winning Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Long Beach. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Alexander Rossi joined a short list of open-wheel royalty when he won Sunday’s 45th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach from pole position, delivering Michael Andretti his landmark 200th […]

Bristol Notes: Taking A Car For A Spin Has Become More Difficult
Saturday, 6 Apr, 2019 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Bristol Notes: Taking A Car For A Spin Has Become More Difficult
Bristol Notes: Taking A Car For A Spin Has Become More Difficult

Playing bumper cars at Bristol is becoming a thing of the past. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

BRISTOL, Tenn. – The sheet metal grinding and bumping that once characterized NASCAR short-track stock car racing is almost extinct and Ryan Newman says that is due to a combination of things.

“The bumpers, […]

Cup Qualifying Continues To Not Work
Sunday, 31 Mar, 2019 – 11:56 | Comments Off on Cup Qualifying Continues To Not Work
Cup Qualifying Continues To Not Work

Jimmie Johnson picked up his first pole of the season when he led qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Jimmie Johnson’s morale-boosting, pole-winning lap around Texas Motor Speedway Friday couldn’t disguise the inconvenient truth that group qualifying in the Monster Energy […]

Johnson Hoping His Pole Win Leads To A Race Win
Saturday, 30 Mar, 2019 – 7:49 | Comments Off on Johnson Hoping His Pole Win Leads To A Race Win
Johnson Hoping His Pole Win Leads To A Race Win

Jimmie Johnson picked up his first pole of the season when he dominated qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson returned to form Friday evening at Texas Motor Speedway, qualifying on-pole for Sunday’s […]

Logano Rolls On At Martinsville
Saturday, 23 Mar, 2019 – 18:27 | Comments Off on Logano Rolls On At Martinsville
Logano Rolls On At Martinsville

Joey Logano continued his successful run in qualifying at Martinsville.(RacinToday/HHP file photo by David Tulis)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Joey Logano, driving a Ford, posted a lap of 97.830 mph Saturday at Martinsville Speedway to earn the pole for Sunday’s STP 500, his fifth No. 1 starting position in the last seven […]

Don’t Be Too Quick To Belittle Busch’s 200 Wins
Monday, 18 Mar, 2019 – 15:10 | Comments Off on Don’t Be Too Quick To Belittle Busch’s 200 Wins
Don’t Be Too Quick To Belittle Busch’s 200 Wins

Kyle Busch collected his 200th NASCAR victory on Sunday. Where does that put him vis a vis The King? (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Looking back at … Fontana:

NASCAR fans all over America today are undoubtedly viewing Kyle Busch’s 200th victory in the series in the same denigrating way as did […]