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Tradition Is Dealt Another Blow By NASCAR
Thursday, 4 Jul, 2019 – 17:35 | Comments Off on Tradition Is Dealt Another Blow By NASCAR
Tradition Is Dealt Another Blow By NASCAR

Tim Richmond won the 1986 Firecracker 400. It was one of the final Firecrackers. This year, the traditional Fourth of July weekend’s run at DIS comes to an end. (Photo courtesy of NASCAR)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Blistering Florida sun, walking on the beach, ocean breezes, fireworks exploding over the Atlantic […]

Dixon Takes Safety Screen For A Test Drive
Thursday, 4 Jul, 2019 – 7:57 | Comments Off on Dixon Takes Safety Screen For A Test Drive
Dixon Takes Safety Screen For A Test Drive

IndyCar Series driver Scott Dixon tested the series’ new “Aeroscreen”. (Photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Scott Dixon crammed hot laps around five diverse NTT IndyCar Series layouts into a single session during a simulator test Tuesday of INDYCAR’s Aeroscreen driver safety prototype at the Dallara Research Center in Speedway, Ind.

Manufactured by Roush […]

Pagenaud Went To Attack Mode To Conquer Indy
Monday, 27 May, 2019 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Went To Attack Mode To Conquer Indy
Pagenaud Went To Attack Mode To Conquer Indy

Frenchman Simon Pagenaud gave Roger Penske his 18th Indy 500 victory on Sunday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Simon Pagenaud spent the last 16-days at Indianapolis Motor Speedway reminding the racing universe how and why he drives for Team Penske.

“I was never going to give up, I’ll tell you,” Pagenaud […]

Drivers Debate Pros/Cons Of Racing 600 Miles
Sunday, 26 May, 2019 – 11:10 | Comments Off on Drivers Debate Pros/Cons Of Racing 600 Miles
Drivers Debate Pros/Cons Of Racing 600 Miles

Driving 600 miles at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Memorial Day weekend is a long tradition in more ways than one. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Brian Cleary)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Discussions constantly swirl as to whether NASCAR Cup races should be shortened, but several series champions cite the  Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte […]

Jeffrey Turns In Earnhardt-Like Performance
Saturday, 25 May, 2019 – 17:50 | Comments Off on Jeffrey Turns In Earnhardt-Like Performance
Jeffrey Turns In Earnhardt-Like Performance

Jeffrey Earnhardt survived a spin to go on to record a podium finish in the Xfinity Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Alan Marler)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Under the scorching Carolina sun that sent temperatures soaring into the mid-90s, Jeffrey Earnhardt produced his best career finish […]

Cindric Doing The Double – Sort Of
Saturday, 25 May, 2019 – 8:58 | Comments Off on Cindric Doing The Double – Sort Of
Cindric Doing The Double – Sort Of

Xfinity Series driver Austin Cindric will start his Memorial Day weekend driving the No. 22 Ford Mustang in Concord, N.C., and will end it in Indianapolis watching his father try to win the 500. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – On Saturday, Austin Cindric’s primary focus is the […]

NASCAR To Keep Eye On Bowyer And Newman
Monday, 20 May, 2019 – 7:16 | Comments Off on NASCAR To Keep Eye On Bowyer And Newman
NASCAR To Keep Eye On Bowyer And Newman

Ryan Newman, left, and Clint Bowyer, center, yukked it up at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday. Fisticuffs replaced the yuks after Saturday night’s All-Star race at CMS. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – NASCAR Competition Senior Vice President Scott Miller said he didn’t expect any penalties to be assessed […]

Alonso, Hinchcliffe On The Spot At Indianapolis
Sunday, 19 May, 2019 – 9:04 | Comments Off on Alonso, Hinchcliffe On The Spot At Indianapolis
Alonso, Hinchcliffe On The Spot At Indianapolis

Fernando Alonso spent a lot of time sitting in lines at Indy on Saturday. (Photos by INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Six drivers will vie for the final three starting spots in the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500 Sunday during a Last Row Shootout featuring the shocking, high-profile presences of Fernando Alonso and James […]

Andretti Cars Fastest On ‘Fast Friday’
Saturday, 18 May, 2019 – 8:23 | Comments Off on Andretti Cars Fastest On ‘Fast Friday’
Andretti Cars Fastest On ‘Fast Friday’

Andretti Autosport’s Conor Daly laid down the fastest lap in practice at Indy on Friday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Led by “one-off” driver Conor Daly, Andretti Autosport emerged atop the speed chart during “Fast Friday” practice for the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Daly led a pack […]

Small Team Owner Birthed Many Of Cup’s Big Stars
Tuesday, 14 May, 2019 – 17:25 | Comments Off on Small Team Owner Birthed Many Of Cup’s Big Stars
Small Team Owner Birthed Many Of Cup’s Big Stars

Carl Edwards talks with the man who helped make him a star – Mike Mittler. (RacinToday file photo courtesy of Dan Robinson)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

After winning Saturday night’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway, Brad Keselowski got audibly and visually emotional. It wasn’t because of his victory or the fact that it […]