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Legge Headed To Charlotte
Saturday, 22 Sep, 2018 – 7:57 | Comments Off on Legge Headed To Charlotte
Legge Headed To Charlotte

RICHMOND, Va. – IMSA title contender Katherine Legge said Friday she will compete next weekend in the NASCAR Xfinity race at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s ROVAL.
Legge, an international open-wheel and road racer, made her NASCAR debut last month at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Engine failure late in the race relegated her to a 30th-place finish. She […]

Red Hot Keselowski Wins Playoff Opener
Sunday, 16 Sep, 2018 – 20:19 | Comments Off on Red Hot Keselowski Wins Playoff Opener
Red Hot Keselowski Wins Playoff Opener

 
Brad Keselowski arrived in Las Vegas for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race hot. He left even hotter.
The Team Penske driver won for the third straight week as he streaked away from the field on an overtime restart in the opening race of the 10-race, 16-driver playoffs.
“To start off the playoffs with a win is really strong,” […]

Rain Moves Cup Race To Monday
Sunday, 9 Sep, 2018 – 13:40 | Comments Off on Rain Moves Cup Race To Monday
Rain Moves Cup Race To Monday

Sunday’s Brickyard 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been postponed until Monday afternoon because of persistent rain.
Wet weather has plagued goings-on at IMS all weekend, cancelling practices and qualifying sessions for both the Cup and Xfinity series on Friday and Saturday.
Race time has been set for 2 p.m. Eastern […]

The Battle Of Texas Features Promoters
Thursday, 6 Sep, 2018 – 11:18 | Comments Off on The Battle Of Texas Features Promoters
The Battle Of Texas Features Promoters

 
Addition of Circuit of The Americas to the 2019 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule figures to test the “Everything’s Bigger in Texas” cliché in terms of promoting and supporting open-wheel racing in the Lone Star State.
Specifically, can Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage and Bobby Epstein, founder/chairman of COTA, park their egos to work together and […]

IndyCar Adds COTA To 2019 Schedule
Tuesday, 4 Sep, 2018 – 17:13 | Comments Off on IndyCar Adds COTA To 2019 Schedule
IndyCar Adds COTA To 2019 Schedule

INDYCAR will operate with a two-stop Texas strategy in 2019, when Circuit of The Americas will play host to its first Verizon IndyCar Series race weekend. COTA’s natural-terrain road-course in Austin will join Texas Motor Speedway’s oval in Fort Worth on the 17-race schedule released Tuesday.
COTA will make its IndyCar Series debut on Sunday, March 24, […]

Furniture Row To Cease Operations
Tuesday, 4 Sep, 2018 – 13:30 | Comments Off on Furniture Row To Cease Operations
Furniture Row To Cease Operations

The team which won last year’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship will be shut down by its owners following the current season.
The reason, according to team owner Barney Visser, is money.
“This is not good for anybody,” Visser said Tuesday. “The numbers just don’t add up. I would have to borrow money to continue as […]

Todd Repeats At U.S. Nationals
Tuesday, 4 Sep, 2018 – 8:59 | Comments Off on Todd Repeats At U.S. Nationals
Todd Repeats At U.S. Nationals

Indiana native J.R. Todd doubled-down on a dream Monday afternoon, powering to a repeat Funny Car victory in NHRA’s 64th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, “The World’s Biggest Drag Race.” 
The No. 1 qualifier beginning on Friday night, Todd covered the 1,000-foot distance at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis in 4.062-seconds at 311.70 mph en route […]

Sato, Dixon Score In Portland
Monday, 3 Sep, 2018 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Sato, Dixon Score In Portland
Sato, Dixon Score In Portland

Takuma Sato padded his Verizon IndyCar Series resume with a strategic victory in Sunday’s Grand Prix of Portland, where championship leader Scott Dixon emerged from an opening-lap crash as the dustiest-and-luckiest man in the Pacific Northwest.
Dixon salvaged what began as a disastrous day by finishing fifth in the series’ return to Portland  International Raceway in […]

Power On Portland Pole
Sunday, 2 Sep, 2018 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Power On Portland Pole
Power On Portland Pole

Add Portland International Raceway to the list of Indy car tracks where Will Power is a certified qualifying ace.
Having qualified seventh for his two previous starts at the facility in The Great Northwest _ in 2006 and ’07 _ Power blitzed the Verizon IndyCar Series field Saturday to raise his list of pole-winning tracks to […]

Tasca Honors Glidden At U.S. Nationals
Saturday, 1 Sep, 2018 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Tasca Honors Glidden At U.S. Nationals
Tasca Honors Glidden At U.S. Nationals

Funny Car driver Bob Tasca III is paying tribute to drag racing legend Bob Glidden this weekend with a throwback paint scheme honoring Glidden’s 1987 Pro Stock championship-winning Ford Thunderbird during the 64th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals in Brownsburg, Ind.
“He was an incredible racer, no doubt, but the qualities of his life that he […]