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Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events
Sunday, 5 Jun, 2016 – 17:06 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events
Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events

Rain in Pocono, Pa. and New England forced postponement of Sunday’s Sprint Cup and NHRA events respectively.
The Cup race was rescheduled for noon ET on Monday when sunshine is forecast. FS1 will broadcast the race.
Team Penske teammates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano will start first and second at the Pocono triangle.
NHRA officials postponed eliminations for the […]

Bourdais Takes Round 1 In Detroit
Saturday, 4 Jun, 2016 – 18:58 | Comments Off on Bourdais Takes Round 1 In Detroit
Bourdais Takes Round 1 In Detroit

Sebastien Bourdais and his KVSH Racing team played a pair of key pit stop gambles into the winning hand during Saturday’s first race of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit, making history in the process.
A four-time Champ Car driver’s champion, Bourdais won by 2.0401-seconds over rookie Conor Daly in the 70-lap race on the 2.35-mile temporary […]

Pagenaud On Pole For Race 1 In Detroit
Friday, 3 Jun, 2016 – 18:53 | Comments Off on Pagenaud On Pole For Race 1 In Detroit
Pagenaud On Pole For Race 1 In Detroit

Simon Pagenaud earned the pole position for the first race of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit.
Pagenaud’s fast lap in the Fast Six, the last of three rounds of knockout qualifying on the 2.35-mile Raceway at Belle Isle Park temporary street course, was ain 1 minute, 14.9166 seconds (112.926 mph) in the No. 22 Team Penske […]

Indy 500 Winner Rossi Toasted By His Sport
Tuesday, 31 May, 2016 – 6:59 | Comments Off on Indy 500 Winner Rossi Toasted By His Sport
Indy 500 Winner Rossi Toasted By His Sport

INDIANAPOLIS _ The winner of the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 politely answers to either Alex or Alexander, is a gym rat, skips breakfast and doesn’t watch much TV.
Those were some of the probing questions Alexander Rossi fielded Monday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the morning after his stunning victory in Sunday’s centennial edition […]

Truex Jr. Wins 600 With A Record-Trashing Run
Sunday, 29 May, 2016 – 21:00 | Comments Off on Truex Jr. Wins 600 With A Record-Trashing Run
Truex Jr. Wins 600 With A Record-Trashing Run

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Domination. That is the only word needed to define Martin Truex Jr.’s performance in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Never before in NASCAR history had anyone conquered the sport’s longest race with such ease. En route to his first victory this season and the fourth of his career, Truex set […]

Race Day Notes: A.J. Returns To 500’s Starting Grid
Sunday, 29 May, 2016 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Race Day Notes: A.J. Returns To 500’s Starting Grid
Race Day Notes: A.J. Returns To 500’s Starting Grid

INDIANAPOLIS – Hide the computers and wrenches along pit road. Open-wheel icon A.J. Foyt Jr. is returning to the grid for the start of Sunday’s 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Foyt, 81, began the Month of May with this lament: “Wish I was still driving, but I don’t know if I could pass the physical.”
Not […]

Flat Spot On: ‘Wind Screens’ Coming for IndyCars
Friday, 27 May, 2016 – 19:57 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: ‘Wind Screens’ Coming for IndyCars
Flat Spot On: ‘Wind Screens’ Coming for IndyCars

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Race car drivers often say that walking into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway can be like channeling ghosts, because the place is such a testimony to history. Walking into the hallowed venue on Friday, however, I had a different perspective.
I was in the pedestrian tunnel that leads from Georgetown […]

Logano Wins ‘Screwed Up’ All-Star Race
Sunday, 22 May, 2016 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Logano Wins ‘Screwed Up’ All-Star Race
Logano Wins ‘Screwed Up’ All-Star Race

CONCORD, N.C. – NASCAR’s Sprint All-Star race Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, which was won by Joey Logano, left drivers both pleased and confused.   
They praised NASCAR’s rules package that removed more downforce from the cars, but deemed the non-points event’s new format as too confusing.
“It’s the most screwed up All-Star race I’ve ever […]

Hinchcliffe Leads Fast Nine Run For Indy Pole
Saturday, 21 May, 2016 – 18:08 | Comments Off on Hinchcliffe Leads Fast Nine Run For Indy Pole
Hinchcliffe Leads Fast Nine Run For Indy Pole

The list of drivers who have a shot at winning the pole for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 was reduced to nine on Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The nine are James Hinchliffe of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (Honda), Ryan Hunter-Reay of Andretti Autosport (Honda), Will Power of Team Penske (Chevrolet), Helio Castroneves of Team […]

Showdown Produces All-Stars And Thrills
Saturday, 21 May, 2016 – 14:57 | Comments Off on Showdown Produces All-Stars And Thrills
Showdown Produces All-Stars And Thrills

CONCORD, N.C. – Five drivers advanced to Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star race following the Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but it was the racing produced by the event’s new format that provided a rebirth of the excitement for which NASCAR was once known.
Smoke flew from rubbing, banging sheet metal as Kyle Larson and Chase […]