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IndyCar To Open At Texas
Friday, 8 May, 2020 – 11:26 | Comments Off on IndyCar To Open At Texas
IndyCar To Open At Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Signature moments in the colorful, controversial open-wheel history of Texas Motor Speedway include a Victory Lane smack down, a cancelled CART race and a winning margin …

TMS Eyes Early June Doubleheader
Wednesday, 22 Apr, 2020 – 8:21 | Comments Off on TMS Eyes Early June Doubleheader
TMS Eyes Early June Doubleheader

FORT WORTH, Texas – A rescheduled NASCAR spring weekend at Texas Motor Speedway is a key talking point in Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s controversial initiative to “re-open” the Lone Star State for business amid the …

COVID-19 Claims Bob Lazier
Monday, 20 Apr, 2020 – 17:26 | Comments Off on COVID-19 Claims Bob Lazier
COVID-19 Claims Bob Lazier

Bob Lazier, the 1981 CART Rookie of the Year who made his sole Indianapolis 500 start that season, died Saturday, April 18, due to complications of COVID-19. He was 81.
Lazier is the father of 1996 …

Update: IndyCar Targets TMS For Season-Opener
Tuesday, 7 Apr, 2020 – 16:32 | Comments Off on Update: IndyCar Targets TMS For Season-Opener
Update: IndyCar Targets TMS For Season-Opener

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Texas Motor Speedway has been penciled into the leadoff spot in INDYCAR’s latest revision of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series schedule, and that’s not necessarily a sure thing.
The Genesys 600 …

Pandemic Update: Indy 500 Moved To Late August
Thursday, 26 Mar, 2020 – 15:19 | Comments Off on Pandemic Update: Indy 500 Moved To Late August
Pandemic Update: Indy 500 Moved To Late August

The 104th edition of the Indianapolis 500 has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 23, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials from INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) announced Thursday. “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” will …

Pandemic Updates : NASCAR Hopes to Hold All 36 Cup Races
Thursday, 12 Mar, 2020 – 15:22 | Comments Off on Pandemic Updates : NASCAR Hopes to Hold All 36 Cup Races
Pandemic Updates : NASCAR Hopes to Hold All 36 Cup Races

(Editor’s note: This story will be updated as the Coronavirus pandemic and its effect on auto racing evolves. It was last updated on March 25.)
Auto racing has joined stick-and-ball sports in interrupting their schedules in …

Pigot To Spend May With Rahal Team
Friday, 28 Feb, 2020 – 8:51 | Comments Off on Pigot To Spend May With Rahal Team
Pigot To Spend May With Rahal Team

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Versatile open-wheel driver Spencer Pigot will re-join Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing for the Month of May NTT IndyCar Series events at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Pigot, who made three starts for RLLR …

Alonso To Take Another Whack At Indy
Wednesday, 26 Feb, 2020 – 7:54 | Comments Off on Alonso To Take Another Whack At Indy
Alonso To Take Another Whack At Indy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fernando Alonso’s relentless pursuit of motorsports’ prestigious Triple Crown will resume in May at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where the Spaniard will compete with Arrow McLaren SP in the 104th edition …

‘Hinchtown’ Gets Hand From Andretti
Friday, 21 Feb, 2020 – 10:29 | Comments Off on ‘Hinchtown’ Gets Hand From Andretti
‘Hinchtown’ Gets Hand From Andretti

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDYCAR fan-favorite James Hinchcliffe has received a reprieve from open-wheel limbo.
Booted from his full-time ride at Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports after its offseason alliance with McLaren, Hinchcliffe will return to …

Flat Spot On: Long-Running Safety Revolution Saved Newman
Wednesday, 19 Feb, 2020 – 17:54 | 3 Comments
Flat Spot On: Long-Running Safety Revolution Saved Newman

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
For a guy who recently finished a book on some of the deadliest years of professional racing—and the safety revolution those years spawned—I felt strangely numb the day after Ryan …