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Reddick Gives Earnhardt Another Xfinity Series Championship
Sunday, 18 Nov, 2018 – 16:27 | Comments Off on Reddick Gives Earnhardt Another Xfinity Series Championship
Reddick Gives Earnhardt Another Xfinity Series Championship

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – JR Motorsports has a knack for transforming young rookie drivers into NASCAR Xfinity Series champions. Anyone who doubts it need only look at Tyler Reddick, William Byron and Chase Elliott.
All three earned their Xfinity Series titles with the Mooresville, N.C.-based team as rookies. Reddick, who shunned the underdog label during this year’s […]

Makers Predict Hybrids In NASCAR Future
Saturday, 17 Nov, 2018 – 17:48 | Comments Off on Makers Predict Hybrids In NASCAR Future
Makers Predict Hybrids In NASCAR Future

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – With hybrid passenger cars becoming more popular, executives with the three automotive manufacturers involved in NASCAR said Saturday they envisioned a hybrid-style engine eventually being used in the sport.
However, they admitted they didn’t know when that day would arrive since racing, like the automobile business, was a long-lead business.
“You’ve got […]

FRR’s Shut Down Won’t Slow Garone
Saturday, 17 Nov, 2018 – 8:33 | Comments Off on FRR’s Shut Down Won’t Slow Garone
FRR’s Shut Down Won’t Slow Garone

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Ever since Furniture Row Racing made its debut in 2005 Joe Garone has been by owner Barney Visser’s side, but now the organization’s president has to find a new job due to the team’s closing.
A mainstay in racing for more than two decades, Garone said Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway that he’s not […]

Pro Stock Becomes A Gray Area
Sunday, 11 Nov, 2018 – 9:31 | Comments Off on Pro Stock Becomes A Gray Area
Pro Stock Becomes A Gray Area

Teen-ager Tanner Gray became the youngest professional class champion in NHRA history Saturday when he qualified in the top half of the Pro Stock ladder for the 54th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Pomona.
At 19 years and 6 months, Gray qualified sixth in the 16-car field and will close-out the drag racing portion of […]

Harvick Wins Pole In Phoenix
Saturday, 10 Nov, 2018 – 8:47 | Comments Off on Harvick Wins Pole In Phoenix
Harvick Wins Pole In Phoenix

Kevin Harvick won the pole position for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at ISM Raceway on Friday.
The pole victory come less than a week after a post-race penalty at Texas cost him an automatic berth in the season-finale Championship 4 which will be held in Homestead, Fla. next weekend.
Harvick, a nine-time Phoenix winner, […]

Truex Jr. Moving To Gibbs
Wednesday, 7 Nov, 2018 – 12:22 | Comments Off on Truex Jr. Moving To Gibbs
Truex Jr. Moving To Gibbs

Joe Gibbs Racing made it official Wednesday when it announced that 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex, Jr. and crew chief Cole Pearn will join the organization’s No. 19 team in 2019.
“Anytime you have an opportunity to bring two people of this caliber into your organization, it’s certainly an exciting time,” said […]

Custer’s Late Pass Is A Winner
Sunday, 4 Nov, 2018 – 8:42 | Comments Off on Custer’s Late Pass Is A Winner
Custer’s Late Pass Is A Winner

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Cole Custer pulled off a dramatic, last-lap pass under Tyler Reddick to win Saturday’s 14th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Custer became the first Round of 8 Playoff contender to punch his ticket into the Championship Four at Homestead-Miami Speedway in two weeks. Custer […]

Haley Streaks To Truck Win At TMS
Saturday, 3 Nov, 2018 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Haley Streaks To Truck Win At TMS
Haley Streaks To Truck Win At TMS

FORT WORTH, Texas – Justin Haley won Friday night’s 20th annual JAG Metals 350 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race when Todd Gilliland ran out of fuel half-a-lap away from Victory Lane at Texas Motor Speedway.
“That was amazing. Thought we had a loss there,” said Haley, driver of the No. 24 Chevrolet Silverado. Haley scored […]

F1’s Ericsson To Drive For IndyCar’s Schmidt Peterson
Thursday, 1 Nov, 2018 – 7:56 | Comments Off on F1’s Ericsson To Drive For IndyCar’s Schmidt Peterson
F1’s Ericsson To Drive For IndyCar’s Schmidt Peterson

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports has signed Formula One veteran Marcus Ericsson to drive its No. 7 Honda during the 2019 IndyCar Series season.
A 28-year-old native of Sweden, Ericsson will be teamed with Canadian James Hinchcliffe and his No. 5 Honda.
Ericsson will replace Canadian Robert Wickens, the 2018 series rookie who confirmed last week that he is […]

Big Butner Move; Field Set In Las Vegas
Sunday, 28 Oct, 2018 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Big Butner Move; Field Set In Las Vegas
Big Butner Move; Field Set In Las Vegas

Bo knows about shifting gears and Bo knows when to change careers.
The 2017 NHRA Pro Stock world champion, Bo Butner will exit the “Factory Hot Rod” ranks at season’s end to prepare for a full-time return to his Sportsman racing roots in 2019.
A multi-time NHRA division champion and Competition Eliminator world champ, Butner will race […]