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INDYCAR Report Warns Teams Of Risks In Japan
Friday, 16 Sep, 2011 – 9:32 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Report Warns Teams Of Risks In Japan
INDYCAR Report Warns Teams Of Risks In Japan

A comprehensive report prepared by Dr. Terry Trammell for members of the IZOD IndyCar Series traveling to Twin Ring Motegi for this weekend’s road-race concluded that the trip to Japan may expose participants to an increased level of radiation “unlikely to pose a long-term health risk.”
But the report also noted that “numerous aftershocks continue throughout […]

The No. 17 Driver Answers 20 For RT
Wednesday, 14 Sep, 2011 – 13:41 | Comments Off on The No. 17 Driver Answers 20 For RT
The No. 17 Driver Answers 20 For RT

ATLANTA – Matt Kenseth, the 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, attended Wednesday’s Atlanta Braves/Florida Marlins baseball game at Turner Field in Atlanta. Kenseth was in town to chat with the media about next month’s Good Sam Club 500 at Talladega Superspeedway and other racing-related
topics.
The Wisconsin native took time to field 20 questions from RacinToday.com:
1. Other […]

INDYCAR Boss: Danica’s Fears Are Unfounded
Wednesday, 14 Sep, 2011 – 12:30 | 2 Comments
INDYCAR Boss: Danica’s Fears Are Unfounded

Randy Bernard is confident the IZOD IndyCar Series’ final scheduled race at Twin Ring Motegi this weekend will be contested in a safe environment, despite concerns voiced by superstar Danica Patrick over lingering radiation levels and earthquake aftershocks in Japan.
“If I did (have concerns), I wouldn’t be sending everyone,” Bernard said during a teleconference from […]

NHRA Top Fuel Playoffs Could Be A Free-For-All
Tuesday, 13 Sep, 2011 – 9:09 | Comments Off on NHRA Top Fuel Playoffs Could Be A Free-For-All
NHRA Top Fuel Playoffs Could Be A Free-For-All

In a way, watching the NHRA Top Fuelers the last decade or so has been kind of fun. You got to see Tony Schumacher make history as he stacked Wallys like cord wood, and then you got to witness the classic Schumacher vs. Larry Dixon head-to-headers.
But missing from Top Fuel has been the kind of […]

Williams: NASCAR Drivers Remember 9/11
Sunday, 11 Sep, 2011 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Williams: NASCAR Drivers Remember 9/11
Williams: NASCAR Drivers Remember 9/11

RICHMOND, Va. – A decade ago on Sunday the terrorist attack known today simply as 9/11 broke America’s heart while unifying a nation and ripping away its innocence.
During that horrifying morning, time stood still for everyone and everything, including NASCAR. The New Hampshire race was postponed until Thanksgiving weekend, private aircraft was grounded and various […]

Kevin Harvick Inc. Is Done With NASCAR Racing
Friday, 9 Sep, 2011 – 17:24 | Comments Off on Kevin Harvick Inc. Is Done With NASCAR Racing
Kevin Harvick Inc. Is Done With NASCAR Racing

RICHMOND, Va. – A decision by team owners Kevin and DeLana Harvick to shut down their championship Camping World Truck Series operation and put their 80,000-square-foot-race shop on the market was described Friday by the NASCAR driver as strictly business.
The NASCAR driver’s comments came two days after it was announced Richard Childress Racing and Kevin […]

Pedley: Atlanta A High Point Of A Great Season
Thursday, 8 Sep, 2011 – 12:34 | Comments Off on Pedley: Atlanta A High Point Of A Great Season
Pedley: Atlanta A High Point Of A Great Season

Events at Atlanta Motor Speedway over the extended Labor Day weekend graphically put on display what many of us believe to be is wrong with the on-track NASCAR product this year – nothing.
Racing in Sprint Cup, especially, has never been better. It has never been as competitive, it has never been as exciting. It has […]

Harvick, Childress Merging Their Nationwide Operations
Wednesday, 7 Sep, 2011 – 17:54 | Comments Off on Harvick, Childress Merging Their Nationwide Operations
Harvick, Childress Merging Their Nationwide Operations

Richard Childress Racing and Kevin Harvick Incorporated have reached agreement on a collaborative effort that will have KHI’s current NASCAR Nationwide Series program merge with RCR beginning in 2012.
A statement issued today by RCR said, “The decision is the coming together of the best of the two organizations.”
KHI will continue to be involved on the […]

Minter: Hope Sprung A Leak At Atlanta Cup Track
Tuesday, 6 Sep, 2011 – 9:48 | Comments Off on Minter: Hope Sprung A Leak At Atlanta Cup Track
Minter: Hope Sprung A Leak At Atlanta Cup Track

HAMPTON, Ga. – If the story of the 2011 Labor Day weekend races at Atlanta Motor Speedway was a fishing tale, it would be about the big one that got away.
Down to just one Sprint Cup race a year for the first time since the track opened in 1960, speedway officials pulled out all the […]

Race Day (Again): Stewart Is On The Spot At AMS
Tuesday, 6 Sep, 2011 – 7:00 | One Comment
Race Day (Again): Stewart Is On The Spot At AMS

With just two races to go before the Chase – starting with Today’s postponed-by-wet-weather AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway – the scramble for final berths is still on.
That’s especially true for the two wild card berths and that situation will undoubtedly not be unscrambled until the checkered flag waves at Richmond next weekend.
And while […]