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Hinchcliffe Captures Long Beach
Sunday, 9 Apr, 2017 – 17:49 | Comments Off on Hinchcliffe Captures Long Beach
Hinchcliffe Captures Long Beach

Canadian James Hinchcliffe ended a two-year-long winless streak on Sunday when he won the IndyCar Series’ Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Hinchcliffe, whose last win came in 2015, beat fellow Honda driver Sebastien Bourdais of Dale Coyne Racing to the checkered flag by 1.49 seconds.
A big victory it was, for Hinchcliffe.
“I said on the radio, my […]

Johnson Returns To Victory Lane In Texas
Sunday, 9 Apr, 2017 – 16:34 | Comments Off on Johnson Returns To Victory Lane In Texas
Johnson Returns To Victory Lane In Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas – Jimmie Johnson has returned to his NASCAR “wheelhouse,” otherwise known as Victory Lane at Texas Motor Speedway. And for the record, not all of J.J.’s 81 career Cup victories have been scored in Cowtown.
Mired in a mild slump through five races, Johnson jump-started his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season with […]

Hamilton Wins In China; Haas Collects First Points Of The Season
Sunday, 9 Apr, 2017 – 8:52 | Comments Off on Hamilton Wins In China; Haas Collects First Points Of The Season
Hamilton Wins In China; Haas Collects First Points Of The Season

Lewis Hamilton won Sunday’s Formula One Chinese Grand Prix and in doing so, the Mercedes AMG driver pulled even with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in the series points standings.
Hamilton started from the pole and never trailed in getting his 54th F1 victory.
Vettel finished second in Shanghai, 6.2 seconds back. Both Vettel and Hamilton head out of […]

Taylor Caddy Wins Long Beach
Saturday, 8 Apr, 2017 – 17:08 | Comments Off on Taylor Caddy Wins Long Beach
Taylor Caddy Wins Long Beach

Jordan Taylor kept Wayne Taylor Racing perfect on the year Saturday when he took the lead from Ryan Dalziel with 5 and a half seconds to go and held on to win in the IMSA WeatherTech Championship race in the streets of Long Beach, Calif.
The victory was the third of the season for WTR’s No. […]

Stewart Jacked About Hitting The Dirt In Texas
Friday, 7 Apr, 2017 – 17:44 | Comments Off on Stewart Jacked About Hitting The Dirt In Texas
Stewart Jacked About Hitting The Dirt In Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas – Tony Stewart will showcase his passion for dirt track racing Friday and Saturday nights as host of Tony Stewart’s Texas Sprint Car Nationals presented by Machinery Auctioneers.
Stewart and protégé Christopher Bell will headline a full field of ASCS Sprint Cars at the 0.4-mile Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track, which has seating […]

Talladega Tales: Waltrip And Marlin Look Back
Tuesday, 4 Apr, 2017 – 7:37 | Comments Off on Talladega Tales: Waltrip And Marlin Look Back
Talladega Tales: Waltrip And Marlin Look Back

NASHVILLE – They were fast times and fun times, and last week Darrell Waltrip and Sterling Marlin shared some of their favorite Talladega memories at a media luncheon to promote the May 7 race.
“Talladega Superspeedway is an animal unto itself,” Waltrip said.
“The first time I rolled onto the track and looked down that giant straightaway […]

Las Vegas Is Brown’s Town
Monday, 3 Apr, 2017 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Las Vegas Is Brown’s Town
Las Vegas Is Brown’s Town

Nitro aces Tommy Johnson Jr. and Antron Brown collaborated to give Don Schumacher Racing its respective 299th and 300th NHRA victories Sunday, capping an historic ending to the 18th annual DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals.
In addition to DSR’s performances by Johnson in Funny Car and Brown in Top Fuel, 17-year-old Tanner Gray became the youngest […]

Anderson Wins Challenge; Vegas Field Set
Sunday, 2 Apr, 2017 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Anderson Wins Challenge; Vegas Field Set
Anderson Wins Challenge; Vegas Field Set

Greg Anderson defeated Shane Gray Saturday in the K&N Horsepower Challenge, Pro Stock’s annual bonus race-within-a-race, at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Anderson powered his Summit Racing Equipment Chevy Camaro to a quarter-mile pass in 6.684-seconds at 205.47 mph to better Gray’s 6.699/206.26 effort to claim the $50,000 prize and the opportunity to walk […]

Rain Puts Larson On Martinsville Pole
Friday, 31 Mar, 2017 – 17:19 | Comments Off on Rain Puts Larson On Martinsville Pole
Rain Puts Larson On Martinsville Pole

Rain washed out qualifying at Martinsville Speedway, putting Chip Ganassi Racing’s Kyle Larson on the pole for Sunday’s STP 500 (2 p.m. ET on FS1) on the basis of owner points.
Larson, who won last weekend’s Monster Energy Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
He finished third at the Martinsville short track a year […]

New Indy Cars Taking Shape
Friday, 31 Mar, 2017 – 7:18 | Comments Off on New Indy Cars Taking Shape
New Indy Cars Taking Shape

Design of the “universal car” scheduled to debut in the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2018 is coming into focus.
INDYCAR, sanctioning body for the premier North American open-wheel racing series, has released new images of the universal aerodynamic bodywork kit that will be used by all competitors in 2018. Following this year’s theme of “NEXT,” the […]