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Corvette Adds Pair Of Winners To Le Mans Roster
Wednesday, 10 May, 2017 – 7:15 | Comments Off on Corvette Adds Pair Of Winners To Le Mans Roster
Corvette Adds Pair Of Winners To Le Mans Roster

American Jordan Taylor and Marcel Fässler of Switzerland have been added to Corvette Racing’s international driver roster for next month’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Corvette Racing’s 18th consecutive appearance at Circuit de la Sarthe will feature a lineup of six drivers, each with victories in the French endurance classic. Full-season drivers Antonio Garcia of Spain, Jan […]

Capps Makes It Three Straight
Monday, 8 May, 2017 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Capps Makes It Three Straight
Capps Makes It Three Straight

Reigning NHRA Funny Car world champion Ron Capps completed the first “three-peat” of his 22-year career Sunday, racing to victory in the 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Capps bagged his third consecutive Wally trophy and second at the track in Commerce, Ga., by defeating Tim Wilkerson on a hole-shot, 1,000-foot pass […]

Taylors Stay Undefeated With Victory At COTA
Saturday, 6 May, 2017 – 19:19 | Comments Off on Taylors Stay Undefeated With Victory At COTA
Taylors Stay Undefeated With Victory At COTA

Brothers/drivers Ricky and Jordan Taylor went 4-0 on the season Saturday when they drove their No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing  Cadillac DPi-V.R to victory  in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at the Circuit of the Americas near Austin, Texas.
Their fourth straight win  marked the longest streak in series history and the longest in major […]

Hamilton Getting Pressure From All Sides
Saturday, 6 May, 2017 – 13:18 | Comments Off on Hamilton Getting Pressure From All Sides
Hamilton Getting Pressure From All Sides

Lewis Hamilton’s life at the speed of Formula One added another layer of intrigue last Sunday when Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas scored his breakthrough victory in the VTB Russian Grand Prix.
Already dealing with a rejuvenated Sebastian Vettel and Scuderia Ferrari _ winner of two of the season’s first four FIA Formula One World Championship […]

Taylors’ Roll Continues At COTA
Saturday, 6 May, 2017 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Taylors’ Roll Continues At COTA
Taylors’ Roll Continues At COTA

Ricky Taylor of Wayne Taylor Racing topped the lap record on the 3.4-mile Circuit of the Americas road course during IMSA WeatherTech Championship Series qualifying on Friday, claiming the pole for Saturday’s race.
Taylor, whose team has won all three series races this season, beat the field by more than 1.5 seconds in the No. 10 WTR […]

Fun-Loving Daly Sets Pace At Dicey Gateway
Wednesday, 3 May, 2017 – 15:06 | Comments Off on Fun-Loving Daly Sets Pace At Dicey Gateway
Fun-Loving Daly Sets Pace At Dicey Gateway

Conor Daly of A.J. Foyt Racing overcame deteriorating track conditions at Gateway Motorsports Park Tuesday to lead both sessions of a Verizon IndyCar Series open test around the 1.25-mile oval in Madison, Ill.
A full field of 21 cars participated in the test outside St. Louis, a prelude to the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented […]

PO’d Torrence Gets His Top Fuel Four-Wide Wally
Sunday, 30 Apr, 2017 – 18:37 | Comments Off on PO’d Torrence Gets His Top Fuel Four-Wide Wally
PO’d Torrence Gets His Top Fuel Four-Wide Wally

CONCORD, N.C. – Steve Torrence said Sunday that in 2011 veteran team owner Don Schumacher told him he couldn’t be competitive against the multi-car operations as an independent in NHRA Top Fuel.
It sparked the Texan’s determination to prove him wrong. In fact, “it pissed me off,” Torrence said.
On Sunday in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals […]

Logano Holds Off Teammate To Win Richmond
Sunday, 30 Apr, 2017 – 16:33 | Comments Off on Logano Holds Off Teammate To Win Richmond
Logano Holds Off Teammate To Win Richmond

Joey Logano, forced to start from the rear of the field in Sunday’ Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series after changing transmissions, came on late and went on to get the victory at Richmond International Raceway.
Logano got to the checkered flag .7 seconds ahead of charging Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski, who led 110 of 200 […]

Junior To Leave Big Hole In Stock Car Racing’s Soul
Wednesday, 26 Apr, 2017 – 9:36 | 2 Comments
Junior To Leave Big Hole In Stock Car Racing’s Soul

The shopping list of reasons that explain why NASCAR has slipped from being America’s fastest growing sport 15 years ago to being forced to adopt absurd, geek show format changes in efforts to stay relevant is depressingly lengthy.
Somewhere near the mid point of that list is an entry on contemporary drivers: they tend to be […]

Johnson Wins Bristol To Go Back To Back
Monday, 24 Apr, 2017 – 15:25 | Comments Off on Johnson Wins Bristol To Go Back To Back
Johnson Wins Bristol To Go Back To Back

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson won his second straight race Monday when he took the checkered flag in Monday’s rain-postponed Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Johnson, who won two weeks ago at Texas Motor Speedway, notched his 82nd career Cup victory. But the win was just his […]