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New Book Examines Henry II vs. Enzo At Le Mans
Thursday, 14 Jul, 2016 – 14:32 | Comments Off on New Book Examines Henry II vs. Enzo At Le Mans
New Book Examines Henry II vs. Enzo At Le Mans

Victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans gave team-owner Chip Ganassi a taste of the nationalism permeating the world’s premier sports car endurance race, and it had nothing to do with the bouillabaisse served in Ford hospitality.
Ford Chip Ganassi Racing reprised a wonderful chapter of American motor racing history by taking the new Ford […]

Brown Wins Route 66; Takes Top Fuel Points Lead
Monday, 11 Jul, 2016 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Brown Wins Route 66; Takes Top Fuel Points Lead
Brown Wins Route 66; Takes Top Fuel Points Lead

Top Fuel superstar Antron Brown says he always feels like a gladiator when competing inside the stadium setting at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill.
Brown and his Matco Tools team conquered every rival during the 19th annual Route 66 NHRA Nationals Sunday for his third win of the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series […]

Hamilton Wins In Native Britain
Sunday, 10 Jul, 2016 – 13:22 | Comments Off on Hamilton Wins In Native Britain
Hamilton Wins In Native Britain

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton won the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday to cap a clean sweep of every competitive aspect of the race weekend.
Fastest in each practice session, fastest in qualifying and fastest in the race, Hamilton captured his 47th career Formula One victory, his fourth this season and second in a row.
Max […]

Busch Bags Kentucky Speedway Win In Overtime
Saturday, 9 Jul, 2016 – 7:57 | Comments Off on Busch Bags Kentucky Speedway Win In Overtime
Busch Bags Kentucky Speedway Win In Overtime

Kyle Busch collected his fifth victory in nine NASCAR XFINITY Series starts this season when he got the win in overtime at Kentucky Speedway on Friday night.

 Clearing Austin Dillon off Turn 4 in the first lap in overtime, Busch pulled away to beat the Richard Childress Racing driver to the finish line by .455 seconds.

Daniel Suarez […]

Racing World Remembers Carl Haas
Friday, 8 Jul, 2016 – 7:06 | Comments Off on Racing World Remembers Carl Haas
Racing World Remembers Carl Haas

Carl Haas, longtime Indy car team-owner noted for his partnership with actor Paul Newman and trademark cigar, died June 29 at his home in suburban Chicago. He was 86.
Cars fielded by Haas won 107 Indy car races _ second-most all-time _ and eight season championships. The only accomplishment missing from Haas’ impressive motorsports resume was […]

Hamilton Wins In Austria After Final Lap Shunt With Rosberg
Sunday, 3 Jul, 2016 – 13:31 | Comments Off on Hamilton Wins In Austria After Final Lap Shunt With Rosberg
Hamilton Wins In Austria After Final Lap Shunt With Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg acted like anything but teammates on the final lap of Sunday’s Austria Grand Prix as the two made contact and nearly wiped each other out in a battle for the lead and the victory.
Hamilton emerged from the contact with both the lead and then victory in his Mercedes AMG Silver […]

Corvette Hoping To Forget Le Mans At The Glen
Saturday, 2 Jul, 2016 – 8:31 | Comments Off on Corvette Hoping To Forget Le Mans At The Glen
Corvette Hoping To Forget Le Mans At The Glen

Sometimes the best part of exotic travel is the coming home part. You can bet that the folks at Corvette Racing are feeling that way this week as they prepare for the six-hour race at New York state’s historic Watkins Glen road course.
They are home after a politically and competitively frustrating trip to the French […]

Biffle Gives Roush Fenway A Rare Cup Pole
Friday, 1 Jul, 2016 – 17:54 | Comments Off on Biffle Gives Roush Fenway A Rare Cup Pole
Biffle Gives Roush Fenway A Rare Cup Pole

Roush Fenway Racing won a Sprint Cup pole for the first time since 2013 on Friday when Greg Biffle was laid down the fastest lap in qualifying at Daytona International Speedway.
The pole was the first for Biffle since 2012 and came at 192.955 mph. After winning it, he kept it in perspective.

“You know, a restrictor plate […]

Power Is Powerful Again; Wins Road America
Sunday, 26 Jun, 2016 – 14:25 | Comments Off on Power Is Powerful Again; Wins Road America
Power Is Powerful Again; Wins Road America

Will Power, whose IndyCar Series season started slowly, is rolling pretty rapidly now. The Team Penske driver won for the second straight victory Sunday when he got the win at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
The victory was No. 27 in Power’s career and it came in front of a packed crowd at an iconic […]

Stewart Says Retirement Can’t Arrive Soon Enough
Friday, 24 Jun, 2016 – 17:32 | Comments Off on Stewart Says Retirement Can’t Arrive Soon Enough
Stewart Says Retirement Can’t Arrive Soon Enough

It sounds as there will be very few tears in driver Tony Stewart’s eyes when he retires at the end of the current season. It sounds like the three-time Sprint Cup Series champion’s primary emotion after getting out of his car for the final race will be: good riddance.
Stewart, who announced last year that 2016 is […]