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INDYCAR Boss: Ooops On Fontana Downforce Call
Wednesday, 1 Jul, 2015 – 18:29 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Boss: Ooops On Fontana Downforce Call
INDYCAR Boss: Ooops On Fontana Downforce Call

INDYCAR boss Mark Miles said Wednesday the “compelling” and “at times hard to watch” record-setting pack racing that unfolded during Saturday’s MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway largely was the result of aerodynamic happenstance.
“Clearly different tracks present different styles and getting the best setup is not an exact science,” Miles, CEO of Hulman & Co., […]

Compton Retires; Clifford To Head The NHRA
Wednesday, 1 Jul, 2015 – 14:24 | Comments Off on Compton Retires; Clifford To Head The NHRA
Compton Retires; Clifford To Head The NHRA

The National Hot Rod Association has promoted Peter Clifford, the organization’s longtime executive vice president and general manager, to president. Clifford succeeds Tom Compton, who announced his retirement from the NHRA following 15 years as president.
Dallas Gardner, chairman of the NHRA Board of Directors, made the announcement and introduced Clifford as president to NHRA employees […]

Allmendinger Knows Importance Of Sonoma
Friday, 26 Jun, 2015 – 16:16 | Comments Off on Allmendinger Knows Importance Of Sonoma
Allmendinger Knows Importance Of Sonoma

The term “must win” has become one of the most over-used in sports. It’s verbiage that tends to be rotely rolled out when the term “highly important” is much more accurate but way less dramatic.
Then there is the situation for A.J. Allmendinger vis a vis this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
He and […]

Jones Wins XFINITY Race; Completes A Midwestern Sweep
Sunday, 21 Jun, 2015 – 17:17 | Comments Off on Jones Wins XFINITY Race; Completes A Midwestern Sweep
Jones Wins XFINITY Race; Completes A Midwestern Sweep

Erik Jones notched his second NASCAR victory of the weekend Sunday when he won the rain-delayed XFINITY Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
The victory for Jones, follows his Camping World Truck Series win on Friday night and which came a couple hundred miles to the west at Iowa Speedway in Newton.
The victory in the XFINITY race, […]

Erik Jones Trucks To Win In Iowa
Saturday, 20 Jun, 2015 – 7:12 | Comments Off on Erik Jones Trucks To Win In Iowa
Erik Jones Trucks To Win In Iowa

Erik Jones turned his run his recent run of bad luck in the NASCAR Camping World Series around on Friday night when he won at Iowa Speedway.
The Kyle Busch Motorsports driver led 112 laps and dominated most of the race en route to his fifth career series triumph.
“We’ve had fast trucks,” Jones said. “Things just […]

CFH Racing Drivers Finish 1-2 In Streets Of Toronto
Sunday, 14 Jun, 2015 – 17:18 | Comments Off on CFH Racing Drivers Finish 1-2 In Streets Of Toronto
CFH Racing Drivers Finish 1-2 In Streets Of Toronto

A week after suffering a demoralizing double DNF on the oval at Texas Motor Speedway, second-tier Carpenter Fisher Hartman Racing finished first and second on the street course in Toronto.
Getting the win – his second of the season in the Verizon IndyCar Series – was Josef Newgarden.
Right behind him when the rain-pestered Canadian race ended […]

Ryan Briscoe Bolts On Fenders, Hits The Roads At Le Mans
Thursday, 11 Jun, 2015 – 16:54 | Comments Off on Ryan Briscoe Bolts On Fenders, Hits The Roads At Le Mans
Ryan Briscoe Bolts On Fenders, Hits The Roads At Le Mans

After two stints as super-substitute in the Verizon IndyCar Series, Ryan Briscoe is racing with fenders this weekend in the world’s premier endurance sports car race.
Briscoe has rejoined Corvette Racing regulars Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen in the No. 63 C7.R for the 83rd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Saturday and Sunday. […]

Updated Aero Puts On A Good Show In Texas
Sunday, 7 Jun, 2015 – 9:52 | Comments Off on Updated Aero Puts On A Good Show In Texas
Updated Aero Puts On A Good Show In Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas – Scott Dixon put his stamp of approval on INDYCAR’s now-annual aerodynamic experiment at Texas Motor Speedway in Victory Lane Saturday night, after a Firestone 600 that was fast and curious.
With driver safety and the ever-present “quality of racing” issue hanging over the 23-car Verizon IndyCar Series field, Dixon emerged victorious after […]

Power On Pole In Texas
Friday, 5 Jun, 2015 – 18:06 | Comments Off on Power On Pole In Texas
Power On Pole In Texas

 
FORT WORTH, Texas _ Will Power will start tonight’s Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway from P1, arguably the safest seat for a race that will be defined by downforce, drag and tire degradation.
But who knows? Figuring out the key to that engineering exercise continued during the Verizon IndyCar Series’ final half-hour practice Friday evening […]

Crafton Looking For More Intermediate Success
Friday, 5 Jun, 2015 – 7:04 | Comments Off on Crafton Looking For More Intermediate Success
Crafton Looking For More Intermediate Success

FORT WORTH, Texas – Matt Crafton has returned to Texas Motor Speedway aiming to put a slide job on the field competing in Friday night’s WinStar World Casino and Resort 400.
The two-time/reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion, Crafton won last June’s night race on TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile quadoval on fuel mileage. That’s also the […]