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Dallara To Make New IndyCar Chassis
Wednesday, 7 Jun, 2017 – 20:01 | Comments Off on Dallara To Make New IndyCar Chassis
Dallara To Make New IndyCar Chassis

Longtime INDYCAR partner Dallara Automobili will manufacture the universal bodywork kit that will fit the current Dallara IR-12 chassis for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season.
The universal kit to be used by all teams next season was a collaboration between INDYCAR and Dallara with the style design support of Chris Beatty, a concept design and […]

Johnson Grabs Historic Overtime Victory At Dover
Sunday, 4 Jun, 2017 – 16:22 | Comments Off on Johnson Grabs Historic Overtime Victory At Dover
Johnson Grabs Historic Overtime Victory At Dover

Jimmie Johnson blew past Kyle Larson on an overtime restart, made it to the overtime line on the backstretch before a huge wreck occurred back in the pack and won a NASCAR Cup race for the 83rd time in his career.
The victory was No. 11 for the seven-time champion at the Dover International Speedway Monster […]

Busch Leads Gibbs Dover Charge
Friday, 2 Jun, 2017 – 17:13 | Comments Off on Busch Leads Gibbs Dover Charge
Busch Leads Gibbs Dover Charge

Kyle Busch will start Sunday’s NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway (1 p.m. ET on FS1) from the pole.
Busch laid down a fast lap at 158.954 mph to edge Martin Truex Jr. to get the pole.
With Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Daniel Suarez (158.346 mph) earning a career-best third starting spot and Matt Kenseth (158.211 […]

Dillon, Childress Have 3 Reasons To Celebrate Victory In The 600
Monday, 29 May, 2017 – 12:33 | One Comment
Dillon, Childress Have 3 Reasons To Celebrate Victory In The 600

CONCORD, N.C. – In the early morning hours of Monday on Memorial Day weekend, Austin Dillon silenced his critics.
The eldest grandson of team owner Richard Childress became the seventh driver to claim his first-ever Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory in Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Coca-Cola 600 – stock car racing’s longest race – and the […]

Fuel-Thrifty Austin Dillon Wins The 600
Monday, 29 May, 2017 – 7:35 | Comments Off on Fuel-Thrifty Austin Dillon Wins The 600
Fuel-Thrifty Austin Dillon Wins The 600

Austin Dillon saved just enough fuel to put No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet back in Victory Lane for the first time since 2000  when he won the rain-lengthened Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on on Sunday/Monday.
Dillon was one of eight drivers who stayed on the track when the strongest cars in the field came […]

Defending 500 Champion Rossi Feeling Optimistic
Sunday, 28 May, 2017 – 7:41 | Comments Off on Defending 500 Champion Rossi Feeling Optimistic
Defending 500 Champion Rossi Feeling Optimistic

INDIANAPOLIS – Reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Alexander Rossi never will be accused of vanity. Monday will mark the one-year anniversary of his improbable victory as a rookie in the historic 100th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”
Time to dust off that DVD for a quick review, prior to Sunday’s 101st edition?
“I’ve legitimately not […]

Voters Got It Right In Electing Horsepower-Guru Yates Into The Hall
Thursday, 25 May, 2017 – 15:57 | Comments Off on Voters Got It Right In Electing Horsepower-Guru Yates Into The Hall
Voters Got It Right In Electing Horsepower-Guru Yates Into The Hall

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A decade or so ago, a newspaper colleague who was assigned to do a couple of racing stories for an upcoming special section, questioned one of assignments – to do a feature on then NASCAR team owner Robert Yates.
“Why,” the guy, who was the type of other-sport reporter whom stick-and-ball […]

Dixon Back On Track After Having Gun Put To Head
Tuesday, 23 May, 2017 – 7:20 | Comments Off on Dixon Back On Track After Having Gun Put To Head
Dixon Back On Track After Having Gun Put To Head

Newly-crowned Indianapolis 500 pole-sitter Scott Dixon returned to the relative safety of life at 225-plus mph Monday, hours after being robbed at gunpoint at a fast food restaurant near Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Dixon, wife Emma and three-time Indy 500 champion Dario Franchitti were unharmed in an incident that occurred at approximately 10 p.m. at a Taco […]

Carpenter Hammers Out Best 500 Qualifying Lap
Saturday, 20 May, 2017 – 18:06 | Comments Off on Carpenter Hammers Out Best 500 Qualifying Lap
Carpenter Hammers Out Best 500 Qualifying Lap

Indianapolis native and oval-track specialist Ed Carpenter led Day 1 qualifying Saturday for next weekend’s 101st Indianapolis 500, capping a scary-fast session of time trials at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Carpenter, who won Indy 500 poles in 2013 and 2014, posted a four-lap/10-mile average of 230.468 mph around the 2.5-mile oval in his No. 20 Fuzzy’s Ultra […]

Almirola Rips Photographers In KC
Friday, 19 May, 2017 – 17:54 | Comments Off on Almirola Rips Photographers In KC
Almirola Rips Photographers In KC

CONCORD, N.C. – Aric Almirola said Friday he was “pretty pissed off” about the photos that were taken of him as safety personnel removed him from his mangled race car following his horrendous crash that left him with a broken back last weekend at Kansas Speedway.
“I wasn’t going to talk about it unless somebody asked, […]