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Hemric Has Number of Reasons To Enjoy 2019
Wednesday, 13 Feb, 2019 – 16:33 | Comments Off on Hemric Has Number of Reasons To Enjoy 2019
Hemric Has Number of Reasons To Enjoy 2019

Rookie Daniel Hemric is a good pick to sport historic number at RCR. (RacinTdoday/HHP file photo by /Ashley R Dickerson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daniel Hemric’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series rookie season with Richard Childress Racing is filled with sentimentality.

Besides being RCR’s 50th anniversary, Hemric shares his hometown (Kannapolis, N.C.) […]

Jimmie, HMS May Be Coming Out Of Hibernation
Monday, 11 Feb, 2019 – 15:25 | Comments Off on Jimmie, HMS May Be Coming Out Of Hibernation
Jimmie, HMS May Be Coming Out Of Hibernation

Happy times returned to Hendrick Motorsports over the weekend at Daytona International Speedway. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Shortly after the end of the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series season – a season in which Jimmie Johnson was not only not a race-winner but, crazily, not even consistently competitive – a colleague […]

Jimmie, Chad Show They Can Still Make Cars Fast
Sunday, 10 Feb, 2019 – 20:15 | Comments Off on Jimmie, Chad Show They Can Still Make Cars Fast
Jimmie, Chad Show They Can Still Make Cars Fast

Seven-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus showed winning form on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Rusty Jarrett)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson and veteran crew chief Chad Knaus showed one thing Sunday at Daytona International Speedway: They can be successful without each other.

Knaus […]

Notes: Success Not Going To Bowman’s Head
Sunday, 10 Feb, 2019 – 12:32 | Comments Off on Notes: Success Not Going To Bowman’s Head
Notes: Success Not Going To Bowman’s Head

Alex Bowman was the surprise pole winner at Daytona a year ago. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Alex Bowman became a household name last year when he succeeded Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet and then won the Daytona 500 pole. However, […]

Flat Spot On: Hubbard, HANS Helped Save Racing
Friday, 8 Feb, 2019 – 19:08 | 3 Comments
Flat Spot On: Hubbard, HANS Helped Save Racing

Bob Hubbard, who died earlier this week, was no dummy when it came to saving the lives of race car drivers.

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

The safety revolution that motor racing has experienced in the last two decades would not have been possible without Bob Hubbard, who died Tuesday at age 75.

The inventor of the […]

Sponsorship Woes Park Schumacher For Winternationals
Wednesday, 6 Feb, 2019 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Sponsorship Woes Park Schumacher For Winternationals
Sponsorship Woes Park Schumacher For Winternationals

Top Fuel ace Tony Schumacher will sit out the upcoming Winternationals. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Garry Eller)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Lack of sponsorship will prevent eight-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion Tony Schumacher from competing in this weekend’s prestigious 59th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals. The event at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in […]

NASCAR Officials To Get Tough On Cheaters
Tuesday, 5 Feb, 2019 – 8:10 | Comments Off on NASCAR Officials To Get Tough On Cheaters
NASCAR Officials To Get Tough On Cheaters

NASCAR teams and drivers found to be cheating will face disqualification in 2019. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

NASCAR will accelerate its post-race inspection process for the 2019 season, with immediate disqualification facing vehicles and teams found guilty of fudging the rules.

Chief among announcements emanating from the sanctioning body’s headquarters in […]

RT’s Williams Honored In Charlotte
Monday, 4 Feb, 2019 – 13:48 | Comments Off on RT’s Williams Honored In Charlotte
RT’s Williams Honored In Charlotte

Deb Williams, Senior Writer for RacinToday.com, collected major awards in Charlotte.

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RacinToday.com senior writer Deb Williams is this year’s recipient of the North Carolina Motorsports Association’s Jim Hunter Memorial Media Award.

NASCAR Vice Chairman Mike Helton presented the award to Williams Jan. 29 during the association’s annual industry awards ceremony at the Concord (N.C.) Convention […]

Pioneer Glen Wood Passes Away at Age 93
Friday, 18 Jan, 2019 – 12:29 | Comments Off on Pioneer Glen Wood Passes Away at Age 93
Pioneer Glen Wood Passes Away at Age 93

Glen Wood was a true pioneer in auto racing.

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Auto racing pioneer and innovator Glen Wood passed way it was announced on Friday.

Wood formed the iconic Wood Brothers Racing NASCAR team in 1950 with brother Leonard Wood in their tiny, backwoods hometown of Stuart Va.

Over the years such Hall of Fame […]

Change of Scene May Be Just What Suarez Needs
Wednesday, 9 Jan, 2019 – 5:10 | Comments Off on Change of Scene May Be Just What Suarez Needs
Change of Scene May Be Just What Suarez Needs

Daniel Suarez has new life in the NASCAR Cup Series. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Ashley R Dickerson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

No one need ever question Daniel Suarez’s adaptability.

In 10 years, the Monterrey, Mexico native has competed in ARCA and NASCAR’s Mexico, K&N, truck, Xfinity and Cup series. He won the 2016 Xfinity Series championship […]