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Larson Inherits Daytona Xfinity Win
Saturday, 7 Jul, 2018 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Larson Inherits Daytona Xfinity Win
Larson Inherits Daytona Xfinity Win

Kyle Larson drove to overtime victory in the Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night.
The win by Larson came by .005 seconds over Elliott Sadler, who finished second at Daytona for the third straight race.
The race’s finishing order was put in doubt, however. It was decided after NASCAR bumped […]

The Red Dragon Is Flying Again
Sunday, 1 Jul, 2018 – 18:18 | Comments Off on The Red Dragon Is Flying Again
The Red Dragon Is Flying Again

The Red Dragon prototype returned to Victory Lane on Sunday when Stephen Simpson in the No. 99 GAINSCO JDC-Miller Motorsports ORECA LMP2 car to the win in the IMSA WeatherTech Series’ Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.

“I don’t really know what to say,” said Simpson, who put the GAINSCO colors back in victory lane for […]

No. 2 Haas F1 Driver Magnussen Is On The Rise
Thursday, 28 Jun, 2018 – 7:09 | Comments Off on No. 2 Haas F1 Driver Magnussen Is On The Rise
No. 2 Haas F1 Driver Magnussen Is On The Rise

American-owned Haas F1 Team will mark its milestone 50th grand prix start Sunday in Spielberg, Austria, in the midst of a balance-of-power makeover that has seen Kevin Magnussen clearly distance himself from teammate and de facto lead driver Romain Grosjean.
Magnussen added to his breakout season Sunday with a sixth-place finish in the French Grand […]

Alexander Gets First Top Fuel Win
Monday, 25 Jun, 2018 – 12:32 | Comments Off on Alexander Gets First Top Fuel Win
Alexander Gets First Top Fuel Win

Blake Alexander officially introduced himself to NHRA Nation Sunday as drag racing’s 105th different Top Fuel winner at the 12th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio.
A protégé of NHRA star Del Worsham, Alexander posted a 1,000-foot pass in 4.011-seconds at 297.81 mph to defeat Terry McMillen at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park.
“It […]

Newgarden Out Punches Hunter-Reay At RA
Sunday, 24 Jun, 2018 – 13:55 | Comments Off on Newgarden Out Punches Hunter-Reay At RA
Newgarden Out Punches Hunter-Reay At RA

Josef Newgarden led all but two laps of Sunday IndyCar Series race at the Road America road circuit but his ride was anything but relaxing as Ryan Hunter-Reay dogged the defending series champion for almost the entire second half of the race.
Newgarden’s margin of victory in his Team Penske Chevy over Hunter-Reay’s Andretti Autosport Honda […]

Larson On Pole At Sonoma
Saturday, 23 Jun, 2018 – 16:29 | Comments Off on Larson On Pole At Sonoma
Larson On Pole At Sonoma

Kyle Larson of Chip Ganassi Racing won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at the Sonoma Raceway road circuit in Northern California on Saturday.
Larson laid down the fast qualifying lap at the 1.99-mile road course in 75.732 seconds (94.597 mph).
The pole was the California native’s second of the season, his second at Sonoma […]

Newgarden Is Fastest Friday At Road America
Saturday, 23 Jun, 2018 – 7:25 | Comments Off on Newgarden Is Fastest Friday At Road America
Newgarden Is Fastest Friday At Road America

Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden reminded his Verizon IndyCar Series peers Friday that his bid for a second consecutive driver’s championship is alive and well, leading both practices on the opening day of the Kohler Grand Prix weekend at Road America.
Newgarden recorded the day’s fastest lap during the second session around the historic permanent road course […]

Toyota, Alonso Steal The Show At Le Mans
Sunday, 17 Jun, 2018 – 9:35 | Comments Off on Toyota, Alonso Steal The Show At Le Mans
Toyota, Alonso Steal The Show At Le Mans

Spanish driver Fernando Alonso moved within one victory of accomplishing international auto racing’s triple crown on Sunday when he and his Toyota teammates won the overall championship at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Alonso, who has twice won the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Monaco and is currently a full-time driver for the McLaren F1 […]

Toyota Hybrids Have Le Mans Field To Selves
Thursday, 14 Jun, 2018 – 10:02 | Comments Off on Toyota Hybrids Have Le Mans Field To Selves
Toyota Hybrids Have Le Mans Field To Selves

The bet here is that, barring major mechanical issues or race-day/night shunts,  a Toyota TS050 LMP1 will win this weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. That’s not premonition or extraordinary expertise talking. It’s mathematics.
The LMP1 Hybrid category at Le Mans has thinned down to one marque; Toyota. Gone are the wonderful Audi and Porsche hybrids […]

Bowyer Leads All-Stewart-Haas Podium In Rainy Michigan
Sunday, 10 Jun, 2018 – 17:58 | Comments Off on Bowyer Leads All-Stewart-Haas Podium In Rainy Michigan
Bowyer Leads All-Stewart-Haas Podium In Rainy Michigan

Clint Bowyer collected his second NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season on Sunday when he won under red-flag conditions at rain-plagued Michigan International Speedway.
To get the victory, Bowyer had to stay ahead of Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kevin Harvick on a late restart – a restart that preceded a race-ended rain storm which hit the […]