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Chili Bowl Ready To Roll
Tuesday, 9 Jan, 2018 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Chili Bowl Ready To Roll
Chili Bowl Ready To Roll

A top prize of $6,363.63 awaits the winner of the 10th annual Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions (VIROC) Tuesday, part of opening night events at the 32nd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.
The Chili Bowl Nationals run from Tuesday through Saturday at Tulsa Expo Raceway, located inside the River Spirit Expo […]

Alonso Takes To The DIS High Banks
Saturday, 6 Jan, 2018 – 9:34 | Comments Off on Alonso Takes To The DIS High Banks
Alonso Takes To The DIS High Banks

The Americanization of Spanish driver Fernando Alonso continued on Friday when the two-time Formula One world champion took his first laps in a sports car during the Roar Before the 24 practice at Daytona International Speedway.
Loved it, Alonso, who is co-piloting the No. 23 United Autosports Ligier LM P2 car, said after his initial laps.
“It […]

Truex, FRR Honored In Colorado
Sunday, 31 Dec, 2017 – 9:49 | Comments Off on Truex, FRR Honored In Colorado
Truex, FRR Honored In Colorado

Reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. has been named Colorado’s 2017 Sportsperson of the Year, the top honor awarded annually by Mile High Sports.
The Furniture Row Racing driver, who graces the cover of the recent issue of Mile High Sports Magazine, also was named Colorado’s “Fan Favorite” Athlete of the Year in a […]

The ‘Red Dragon’ Returning To IMSA
Wednesday, 20 Dec, 2017 – 11:28 | Comments Off on The ‘Red Dragon’ Returning To IMSA
The ‘Red Dragon’ Returning To IMSA

A return to prototype competition with a team whose history mirrors that of GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing helped seal the partnership between JDC-Miller MotorSports and GAINSCO Auto Insurance beginning with the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Dallas-based GAINSCO will be the primary sponsor of the No. 99 Red Dragon ORECA/Gibson to be driven in the IMSA LMP2 […]

Pro Stock Icon Glidden Dies At 73
Tuesday, 19 Dec, 2017 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Pro Stock Icon Glidden Dies At 73
Pro Stock Icon Glidden Dies At 73

Ten-time NHRA Pro Stock champion Bob Glidden, who singlehandedly carried the Ford banner for most of a 15-year period, died Sunday night. He was 73-years-old.
Glidden had battled heart issues since 1994, when he underwent six-way bypass surgery. His wife, Etta, and sons Billy and Rusty _ who worked on their father’s pit crew as youngsters […]

Petty, Childress, Chevy Join Forces
Monday, 11 Dec, 2017 – 15:14 | Comments Off on Petty, Childress, Chevy Join Forces
Petty, Childress, Chevy Join Forces

Richard Petty Motorsports’ famed No. 43 will return to the “Bowtie Brigade” beginning with the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.
RPM and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) have announced a partnership between the two championship-winning organizations.  Longtime General Motors and Chevrolet partner RCR will supply chassis and engineering support to RPM, the organization founded […]

Indy Icon Nabors Passes Away
Friday, 1 Dec, 2017 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Indy Icon Nabors Passes Away
Indy Icon Nabors Passes Away

Actor-entertainer Jim Nabors, a beloved figure in Indianapolis 500 history for his stirring pre-race rendition of Back Home Again in Indiana, died on Thursday, Nov. 30, at his home in Hawaii. He was 87.
Nabors sang the iconic tune 36 times between 1972 and 2014 during Indy 500 pre-race ceremonies. Born in Alabama, Nabors was considered […]

Neff Returns To DSR
Tuesday, 28 Nov, 2017 – 15:48 | Comments Off on Neff Returns To DSR
Neff Returns To DSR

Tony Schumacher will chase a ninth NHRA Top Fuel world championship in 2018 with a new crew chief.
Accomplished tuner Mike “Zippy” Neff has rejoined Don Schumacher Racing and will work with “The Sarge” in 2018, team-owner Don Schumacher announced Monday from the team’s headquarters in Brownsburg, Ind.
Neff, who finished the 2017 season at rival John […]

Alonso Hits Road In Sports Car
Thursday, 23 Nov, 2017 – 10:37 | Comments Off on Alonso Hits Road In Sports Car
Alonso Hits Road In Sports Car

Fernando Alonso logged his first test laps in an LMP2 car earlier this week as the Formula One superstar began preparations to compete with United Autosports in the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona, America’s most prestigious endurance sports car race.
A two-time Formula One World Driving Champion, Alonso tested the team’s Ligier JS P217 at Motorland […]

IndyCar Notes: Foyt Racing To Groove To Brazilian Beat In 2018
Wednesday, 22 Nov, 2017 – 11:09 | Comments Off on IndyCar Notes: Foyt Racing To Groove To Brazilian Beat In 2018
IndyCar Notes: Foyt Racing To Groove To Brazilian Beat In 2018

AJ Foyt Racing’s complete sweep of its two-car driver lineup has stretched from Waller, Texas, to Novo Hamburgo, Brazil.
The latter location is the hometown of Matheus Leist, named last week to wheel the No. 4 ABC Supply Chevrolet in the Verizon IndyCar Series beginning in 2018. Leist, 19, will team with fellow-Brazilian Tony Kanaan, who […]