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Top Merc: Rosberg Refuses To Roll Over
Wednesday, 22 Jun, 2016 – 7:10 | Comments Off on Top Merc: Rosberg Refuses To Roll Over
Top Merc: Rosberg Refuses To Roll Over

Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg re-asserted control of the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship Sunday with a victory in the Grand Prix of Europe that left nothing to debate.
Rosberg qualified on-pole, set the fastest race lap (1 minute, 46.485-seconds on Lap 48) and led all 51 laps/190 miles en route to a 16.696-second victory over […]

Teen Green Following Dad’s Championship Tracks
Monday, 20 Jun, 2016 – 13:44 | Comments Off on Teen Green Following Dad’s Championship Tracks
Teen Green Following Dad’s Championship Tracks

CONCORD, N.C. – Slightly more than two years after moving from Bandolero to Legend cars Austin Green, the son of NASCAR champion David Green, finds himself in contention for a national title.
Heading into Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Summer Shootout Series, the 15-year-old Austin led the Legends Pro Asphalt Division national standings.  He no longer drove a […]

Le Mans To Be Leena Gade’s Swansong At Audi
Thursday, 16 Jun, 2016 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Le Mans To Be Leena Gade’s Swansong At Audi
Le Mans To Be Leena Gade’s Swansong At Audi

Over the past several years, Leena Gade has made history as race engineer for powerhouse Audi Sport Team Joest in the World Endurance Championship, where she won the series championship and most of its biggest races – including the centerpiece 24 Hours of Le Mans.
This weekend, Gade will make her final appearance for the Audi team […]

Echo Of ‘The Slap’ Still Reverberates At TMS
Wednesday, 15 Jun, 2016 – 17:13 | Comments Off on Echo Of ‘The Slap’ Still Reverberates At TMS
Echo Of ‘The Slap’ Still Reverberates At TMS

FORT WORTH, Texas – The slap that put Texas Motor Speedway smack-dab on the motorsports map continues to sting _ continues to stir hardened emotions _ two decades after the dizzying array of events surrounding the night of Saturday, June 7, 1997.
The True Value 500k, the inaugural open-wheel event at TMS, crowned Billy Boat and […]

Scary Crash, Rain Slam Texas; IndyCar Race Postponed Until August
Sunday, 12 Jun, 2016 – 16:45 | Comments Off on Scary Crash, Rain Slam Texas; IndyCar Race Postponed Until August
Scary Crash, Rain Slam Texas; IndyCar Race Postponed Until August

FORT WORTH, Texas – Frustrated by back-to-back days of intermittent-to-sideways rain showers and one grinding crash, INDYCAR and Texas Motor Speedway officials relented Sunday afternoon and pulled the plug on the Firestone 600 for 75 days.
The 20th edition of “America’s Original Nighttime IndyCar Race” will be run on Saturday, Aug. 27, as a one-day event […]

Rossi Views His Life Like A Mid-’80s Teen Movie
Saturday, 11 Jun, 2016 – 16:58 | Comments Off on Rossi Views His Life Like A Mid-’80s Teen Movie
Rossi Views His Life Like A Mid-’80s Teen Movie

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Whenever art imitates life for reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Alexander Rossi, it’s often in the form of flashbacks from The Breakfast Club.
The man who said he doesn’t eat breakfast lists the 1985 coming-of-age movie as his favorite, and it’s not because he has an ongoing thing for Molly Ringwald as Claire […]

Teen Byron Is Top Texas Trucker
Saturday, 11 Jun, 2016 – 7:48 | Comments Off on Teen Byron Is Top Texas Trucker
Teen Byron Is Top Texas Trucker

FORT WORTH, Texas _Teen-ager William Byron overhauled Matt Crafton with five laps remaining and drove to victory in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rattlesnake 400 Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway.
Byron, of Kyle Busch Motorsports, posted his second NCWTS victory at the expense of Crafton, who dominated the 167-lapper after brushing the Turn 3 […]

Rahal Hauls It During Final Practice
Friday, 10 Jun, 2016 – 20:39 | Comments Off on Rahal Hauls It During Final Practice
Rahal Hauls It During Final Practice

FORT WORTH, Texas – Graham Rahal rallied from a disappointing qualifying effort and an overall frustrating Friday to the top of the speed chart during the final Verizon IndyCar Series practice leading into Saturday night’s 20th annual Firestone 600.
Rahal toured TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile quadoval in 24.4841-seconds and 213.935 mph during a 47-lap run in conditions […]

Custer All Pomped Up At Texas
Friday, 10 Jun, 2016 – 17:19 | Comments Off on Custer All Pomped Up At Texas
Custer All Pomped Up At Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas – A day late and perhaps an adult beverage or two short, Cole Custer will graduate from Tesoro High School Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway.
Custer’s walk across the pre-race stage for the 20th annual Rattlesnake 400 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Friday evening definitely will be different. While his classmates at Tesoro […]

Abreu Getting Championship Training
Friday, 10 Jun, 2016 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Abreu Getting Championship Training
Abreu Getting Championship Training

FORT WORTH, Texas – In the person of ThorSport Racing teammate Matt Crafton, Rico Abreu may have an unfair advantage in his bid for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the Year honors.
Crafton is a two-time NCWTS champion and an ace on high-banked, 1.5-mile quadovals like Texas Motor Speedway, site of Friday night’s 20th […]