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Plenty On The Line When NASCAR Returns
Friday, 1 May, 2020 – 8:38 | Comments Off on Plenty On The Line When NASCAR Returns
Plenty On The Line When NASCAR Returns

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
When NASCAR returns to racing May 17 at Darlington Raceway it will mark the resumption of live sports for the first time since COVID-19 brought everything to a screeching halt …

Kenseth To Drive For Ganassi
Monday, 27 Apr, 2020 – 11:44 | Comments Off on Kenseth To Drive For Ganassi
Kenseth To Drive For Ganassi

Chip Ganassi Racing announced Monday that if/when the NASCAR Cup Series returns to complete he remainder of the 2020 season, Matt Kenseth will be behind the wheel of the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro.
Kenseth will be …

TMS Eyes Early June Doubleheader
Wednesday, 22 Apr, 2020 – 8:21 | Comments Off on TMS Eyes Early June Doubleheader
TMS Eyes Early June Doubleheader

FORT WORTH, Texas – A rescheduled NASCAR spring weekend at Texas Motor Speedway is a key talking point in Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s controversial initiative to “re-open” the Lone Star State for business amid the …

COVID-19 Claims Bob Lazier
Monday, 20 Apr, 2020 – 17:26 | Comments Off on COVID-19 Claims Bob Lazier
COVID-19 Claims Bob Lazier

Bob Lazier, the 1981 CART Rookie of the Year who made his sole Indianapolis 500 start that season, died Saturday, April 18, due to complications of COVID-19. He was 81.
Lazier is the father of 1996 …

Speedway Motorsports Institutes Employee Layoffs
Friday, 17 Apr, 2020 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Speedway Motorsports Institutes Employee Layoffs
Speedway Motorsports Institutes Employee Layoffs

Speedway Motorsports, LLC has implemented a cost-reduction program that has laid off 180 employees and furloughed another 100 company-wide in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Announced on Tuesday and Wednesday, the cuts have affected approximately …

Larson Gets Booted By Ganassi
Tuesday, 14 Apr, 2020 – 16:33 | Comments Off on Larson Gets Booted By Ganassi
Larson Gets Booted By Ganassi

Kyle Larson, one of the top young drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series, has been fired by Chip Ganassi Racing after the 27-year-old spoke a racial slur that was caught on live-streaming television over the …

2021 NASCAR Hall of Fame Nominees Announced
Tuesday, 7 Apr, 2020 – 16:46 | Comments Off on 2021 NASCAR Hall of Fame Nominees Announced
2021 NASCAR Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

NASCAR today announced the nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021. The list includes five first-time nominees — three on the Modern Era Ballot and two on the Pioneer Ballot.
Jeff Burton (21-time …

Pandemic Update: Indy 500 Moved To Late August
Thursday, 26 Mar, 2020 – 15:19 | Comments Off on Pandemic Update: Indy 500 Moved To Late August
Pandemic Update: Indy 500 Moved To Late August

The 104th edition of the Indianapolis 500 has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 23, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials from INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) announced Thursday. “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” will …

Pandemic Updates : NASCAR Hopes to Hold All 36 Cup Races
Thursday, 12 Mar, 2020 – 15:22 | Comments Off on Pandemic Updates : NASCAR Hopes to Hold All 36 Cup Races
Pandemic Updates : NASCAR Hopes to Hold All 36 Cup Races

(Editor’s note: This story will be updated as the Coronavirus pandemic and its effect on auto racing evolves. It was last updated on March 25.)
Auto racing has joined stick-and-ball sports in interrupting their schedules in …

Pigot To Spend May With Rahal Team
Friday, 28 Feb, 2020 – 8:51 | Comments Off on Pigot To Spend May With Rahal Team
Pigot To Spend May With Rahal Team

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Versatile open-wheel driver Spencer Pigot will re-join Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing for the Month of May NTT IndyCar Series events at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Pigot, who made three starts for RLLR …