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IndyCar’s Bernard Talks Racing
Tuesday, 13 Jul, 2010 – 15:48 | 2 Comments
IndyCar’s Bernard Talks Racing

A couple weeks ago, IZOD IndyCar Series CEO Randy Bernard answered questions during an informal interview with a group of media people at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Following are excerpts from that interview:
Q: What do you think about Danica Patrick racing in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series?
Bernard:  “I think it’s great. It’s exposing her tremendously and I think [...]

Stewart Dishes The Dirt
Saturday, 10 Jul, 2010 – 10:15 | 4 Comments
Stewart Dishes The Dirt

Joliet, Ill. – Tony Stewart is not just a Sprint Cup driver and a NASCAR team owner. He is also a track owner and sprint car-team owner.
Stewart owns what is perhaps the best dirt track in the country – Eldora Speedway in Ohio.
A couple of his World of Outlaws drivers – champion Donny Schatz and [...]

Woody: NASCAR Needs To Tinker With Care
Thursday, 8 Jul, 2010 – 9:17 | 9 Comments
Woody: NASCAR Needs To Tinker With Care

We hear reports that NASCAR plans an off-season overhaul of its Chase for the Championship.
Before it jumps off the deep end of the pool and does something too drastic (like making the 12 Chase drivers wrestle under a chicken-wire fence or dance the fandango for bonus points) it should to take a deep breath and [...]

Power Finds Gift For The Owner Who Has Everything
Monday, 5 Jul, 2010 – 9:18 | One Comment
Power Finds Gift For The Owner Who Has Everything

Team Penske ended a near 30-year, open-wheel dry spell at Watkins Glen International Sunday when Will Power paced a 1-2 finish in the sixth annual Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen.
Power passed teammate Ryan Briscoe for the lead with 17 laps remaining in the IZOD IndyCar Series race en route to his third victory [...]

Sturbin: Thinking Of Richie Evans
Saturday, 3 Jul, 2010 – 16:20 | One Comment
Sturbin: Thinking Of Richie Evans

No NASCAR Sprint Cup driver competing at Daytona International Speedway tonight is going to upstage the events surrounding Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s emotional Nationwide Series victory in a No. 3 car honoring his daddy.
Junior brought down the house, and plenty of tears, Friday night when he drove a yellow-and-blue No. 3 Wrangler Chevrolet – the livery [...]

Keselowski Leads Dodge Parade
Friday, 2 Jul, 2010 – 14:32 | Comments Off
Keselowski Leads Dodge Parade

Brad Keselowski won his fourth Nationwide Series pole of the season Friday afternoon when he laid down the fastest qualifying lap for Friday evening’s Subway Jalapeno 250 at Daytona International Speedway.
Keselowski, the series points leader and a three-time race winner this season, turned a lap at 183.031 mph in his Penske Racing Dodge Challenger.
Second fastest [...]

Minter: Leonard Wood Fueled Success
Thursday, 1 Jul, 2010 – 8:28 | 3 Comments
Minter: Leonard Wood Fueled Success

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Several years back, I was standing in the back of Kyle Petty’s hauler, enjoying one of those rare moments in NASCAR reporting when even the lamest question brings a treasure trove of good quotes.
It happens all the time with Petty, and his father the King. That’s not always the case [...]

NASCAR Could Be Headed For Rougher Times
Sunday, 27 Jun, 2010 – 8:23 | 2 Comments
NASCAR Could Be Headed For Rougher Times

Loudon, N.H. – Kurt Busch drew a big laugh Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway when he referred to Jeff Gordon as “Bulldozer.’’
Busch went on to say there are a lot of people in the garage area who want to talk with Gordon after his uncharacteristic demolition derby style of racing during last week’s race [...]

Pedley: Pondering Danica’s Future
Saturday, 26 Jun, 2010 – 7:51 | 3 Comments
Pedley: Pondering Danica’s Future

Let’s see what’s in the Morning Memo today:
From the birthing moment of the Danica To NASCAR saga, I’ve wondering what the thoughts of the people in the offices at Andretti Autosport (formerly Andretti Green) have been thinking.
Surely they have not been too thrilled with the fact that the driver who, though certainly not their [...]

Lally Gets His Chance On Ovals
Friday, 25 Jun, 2010 – 7:16 | 2 Comments
Lally Gets His Chance On Ovals

Acknowledging that his working relationship with former NASCAR champion Bobby Labonte had “run its course,” team-owner Kevin Buckler has recruited road-racing ally Andy Lally to drive for The Racer’s Group at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend.
Lally aims to make his Sprint Cup Series oval debut in the No. 71 TRG Motorsports Chevrolet Impala [...]