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Kahne Drives To Pole at Martinsville.
Saturday, 31 Mar, 2012 – 12:51 | Comments Off on Kahne Drives To Pole at Martinsville.
Kahne Drives To Pole at Martinsville.

Kasey Kahne of Hendrick Motorsports won the pole Saturday for Sunday’s Goody’s Fast Relief 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
Kahne had a fast lap of 97.128 mph in a Chevrolet Impala.
The pole was the second of the season for Kahne and his first at the Martinsville short track.
“It was a really solid lap,” […]

New Camaro Makes Its NHRA Debut In Las Vegas
Saturday, 31 Mar, 2012 – 6:57 | Comments Off on New Camaro Makes Its NHRA Debut In Las Vegas
New Camaro Makes Its NHRA Debut In Las Vegas

Greg Stanfield ushered-in the new Chevrolet Camaro era in National Hot Rod Association Pro Stock drag racing Friday during qualifications for the 13th annual SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Stanfield posted the ninth-quickest quarter-mile run of the opening two sessions, and 12th overall on the provisional ladder.
“We’re excited because the […]

IndyCar To Hit Streets Of Houston
Thursday, 29 Mar, 2012 – 6:59 | Comments Off on IndyCar To Hit Streets Of Houston
IndyCar To Hit Streets Of Houston

Open-wheel racing will return to Houston on a familiar street course beginning in October 2013.
Randy Bernard, INDYCAR’s chief executive officer, announced Wednesday the IZOD IndyCar Series has scheduled the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston on a 1.7-mile circuit at Reliant Park for Oct. 4-6, 2013. Bernard was joined by Mike Lanigan, Mi-Jack Promotions […]

Stewart Makes Right Moves As Driver And Owner
Monday, 26 Mar, 2012 – 11:06 | Comments Off on Stewart Makes Right Moves As Driver And Owner
Stewart Makes Right Moves As Driver And Owner

The driving thing? That’s been Tony Stewart’s hook during his racing career. That ability to wheel USAC, Indy and stock cars along side the very best who’ve ever been. It’s won him championships, it’s won him headlines.
But what’s now grabbing attention, and what may ultimately define Stewart’s life in racing, are his management skills. Because […]

Castroneves Starts 2012 Win A Victory In St. Pete
Sunday, 25 Mar, 2012 – 14:06 | Comments Off on Castroneves Starts 2012 Win A Victory In St. Pete
Castroneves Starts 2012 Win A Victory In St. Pete

Helio Castroneves passed Scott Dixon for the race lead with 26 laps to go and went on to win the IndyCar Series’ season-opening Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Sunday afternoon.
The victory was the 36-year-old Team Penske driver’s first since he won in Japan in 2010.
With the result, Castroneves, who had qualified fifth fastest, […]

John Sturbin: Penalty Can’t Slow Rookie Pagenaud’s Good Mood
Sunday, 25 Mar, 2012 – 7:32 | Comments Off on John Sturbin: Penalty Can’t Slow Rookie Pagenaud’s Good Mood
John Sturbin: Penalty Can’t Slow Rookie Pagenaud’s Good Mood

A 10-spot starting grid penalty typically would spell gloom-and-doom for a rookie driver on a street circuit. That dilemma apparently got lost in translation for Frenchman Simon Pagenaud, who anxiously is awaiting his IZOD IndyCar Series debut in Sunday’s season-opening Honda Grand Prix of St.
Petersburg.
Pagenaud blocked-out his looming penalty – the result of an unapproved […]

Logano Wins Nationwide Series Race In Fontana
Saturday, 24 Mar, 2012 – 18:58 | Comments Off on Logano Wins Nationwide Series Race In Fontana
Logano Wins Nationwide Series Race In Fontana

Joey Logano took the lead just after a restart with 12 laps to go and went on to win the Royal Purple 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. on Saturday.
The victory was Logano’s second at Auto Club and extended Joe Gibbs Racing’s winning streak at the 2.0-mile oval to eight […]

Penske’s Will Power Earns IndyCar Pole in St. Petersburg
Saturday, 24 Mar, 2012 – 17:13 | Comments Off on Penske’s Will Power Earns IndyCar Pole in St. Petersburg
Penske’s Will Power Earns IndyCar Pole in St. Petersburg

Team Penske and Chevrolet-powered Dallara DW12s dominated qualifying for the season-opening IndyCar Series race on Saturday afternoon.
Penske’s Will Power won the pole and teammate Ryan Briscoe earned the right to start alongside for the start of Sunday’s Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

Power set a circuit-qualifying record of 1 minute, 1.3721 seconds in winning the […]

Hamlin Takes Pole Spot At Auto Club Speedway
Friday, 23 Mar, 2012 – 21:39 | Comments Off on Hamlin Takes Pole Spot At Auto Club Speedway
Hamlin Takes Pole Spot At Auto Club Speedway

Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway on Friday afternoon.
Hamlin’s fast lap was at 185.403 mph. It gave him his 10th career pole.
Second was Hamlin’s teammate, Kyle Busch, who turned his fast lap at 185.534 mph in his Toyota Camry.
“It was really a […]

John Sturbin: Edwards Takes SWAT At Crime In Texas, NASCAR
Thursday, 22 Mar, 2012 – 7:57 | Comments Off on John Sturbin: Edwards Takes SWAT At Crime In Texas, NASCAR
John Sturbin: Edwards Takes SWAT At Crime In Texas, NASCAR

FORT WORTH, Texas – Carl Edwards jumped out of the top window of a six-story building here Wednesday afternoon, but it wasn’t because of the reversal of penalties levied by NASCAR against archrival Jimmie Johnson.
The lone three-time Sprint Cup Series race-winner at Texas Motor Speedway, Edwards took part in a training session with Sgt. Todd […]