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Jeff Gordon Is Ready To Roll, Not Rock
Friday, 13 Mar, 2015 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Jeff Gordon Is Ready To Roll, Not Rock
Jeff Gordon Is Ready To Roll, Not Rock

DALLAS – A rocking chair is the one parting gift Jeff Gordon doesn’t want to receive during his final full season as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series superstar. Because after vacating the cockpit of his trademark No. 24 Chevrolet in November, even “Sir Jeff” isn’t sure what seat he’ll jump into next.
“No rocking chairs, thankfully – […]

Chassis Battle Is On In IndyCar
Wednesday, 11 Mar, 2015 – 8:38 | One Comment
Chassis Battle Is On In IndyCar

With the unveiling of American Honda’s long-awaited aero-kit, sanctioning body INDYCAR officially can boast a bona fide chassis competition for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season.
Honda’s aero kit was introduced Monday evening in Culver City, Calif., during a reception attended by principals from Honda Performance Development, American Honda and INDYCAR. Reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Ryan […]

Absence Made Vickers’ Racing Heart Grow Stronger
Friday, 6 Mar, 2015 – 18:23 | Comments Off on Absence Made Vickers’ Racing Heart Grow Stronger
Absence Made Vickers’ Racing Heart Grow Stronger

With the memories and the scars of open heart surgery barely in his rearview mirror, Brian Vickers returned to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Friday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Vickers, 31, was en route to a photo shoot for primary Cup sponsor Aaron’s in mid-December when he began experiencing pain. He considered going home to […]

Alonso To Start F1 Season On The Bench
Wednesday, 4 Mar, 2015 – 19:26 | Comments Off on Alonso To Start F1 Season On The Bench
Alonso To Start F1 Season On The Bench

Fernando Alonso’s highly anticipated return to McLaren F1 has begun with a thud.
On the advice of his doctors, the two-time World Driving Champion will sit-out the 2015 season-opening Australian Grand Prix on March 15 after suffering a concussion in a crash while testing at Barcelona, Spain, on Feb. 22.
Alonso’s McLaren/Honda will be handled at Albert […]

Roman Conquerors Ride Again On Television
Tuesday, 3 Mar, 2015 – 9:05 | 2 Comments
Roman Conquerors Ride Again On Television

The cars that provided the heartbeat of the NASCAR Modified division’s most storied rivalry – and put Rome, N.Y., forever on the racing map – are about to take their places in American automotive culture.
A No. 61 Pinto-bodied Modified formerly owned and driven by NASCAR Hall of Famer Richie Evans and a replica No. 38 […]

Harvick Tops Logano In Atlanta
Saturday, 28 Feb, 2015 – 18:39 | Comments Off on Harvick Tops Logano In Atlanta
Harvick Tops Logano In Atlanta

A week ago in the Daytona 500, Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano finished second and first respectively. Saturday, in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Harvick and Logano finished first and second respectively.
Harvick took the lead for the final time with 26 laps to go and held off Logano to win the […]

Regan Smith To Drive 41 At Atlanta
Monday, 23 Feb, 2015 – 20:05 | Comments Off on Regan Smith To Drive 41 At Atlanta
Regan Smith To Drive 41 At Atlanta

Regan Smith will make a second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start as replacement driver for the suspended Kurt Busch in the Folds of Honor 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, March 1, Stewart-Haas Racing announced Monday.
Smith will return to the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS during an open test session at AMS […]

Hagan Goes 2 For 2 in 2015
Sunday, 22 Feb, 2015 – 20:07 | Comments Off on Hagan Goes 2 For 2 in 2015
Hagan Goes 2 For 2 in 2015

Matt Hagan remains undefeated in the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
Hagan collected his second Funny Car victory in two races Sunday when he knocked off Del Worsham in the elimination finals at the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Rodger Brogdon (Pro Stock) […]

Kurt Busch Out Of Appeals – And The 500
Sunday, 22 Feb, 2015 – 8:08 | 2 Comments
Kurt Busch Out Of Appeals – And The 500

Embattled NASCAR driver Kurt Busch lost a pair of appeal procedures Saturday stemming from his indefinite Sprint Cup Series suspension, ending the former champion’s bid to compete in Sunday’s season-opening 57th annual Daytona 500.
NASCAR slapped Busch with the indefinite suspension Friday afternoon in the aftermath of a Delaware family court’s finding earlier that “by a […]

Hagan Jumps To Pole In Arizona
Sunday, 22 Feb, 2015 – 7:59 | Comments Off on Hagan Jumps To Pole In Arizona
Hagan Jumps To Pole In Arizona

Two-time/reigning world champion Matt Hagan will attempt to notch season-opening, back-to-back Funny Car victories from P1 Sunday after recording his first career sub-4-second run during final qualifications for the 31st annual CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals.
Crew chief Dickie Venables turned up the wick on Hagan’s Rocky Boots/Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T during the fourth […]