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Jimmie Begins ‘Retirement’ With 24-Hour Drive
Saturday, 30 Jan, 2021 – 13:33 | Comments Off on Jimmie Begins ‘Retirement’ With 24-Hour Drive
Jimmie Begins ‘Retirement’ With 24-Hour Drive

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
The Rolex 24 starting field will roll to the green flag this afternoon in Daytona for the start of the 2021 race that marks the beginning of the racing season.
Among …

Flat Spot On: The Brilliant, Star-Crossed Paul Jr.
Wednesday, 20 Jan, 2021 – 11:02 | 7 Comments
Flat Spot On: The Brilliant, Star-Crossed Paul Jr.

A long time ago, I decided not to write about John Paul Jr. except for race reports at events where he was competing. There was plenty to write about, no doubt. He was famous – …

Big Surprise Finish for Cadillac at Petit Le Mans
Sunday, 18 Oct, 2020 – 8:47 | Comments Off on Big Surprise Finish for Cadillac at Petit Le Mans
Big Surprise Finish for Cadillac at Petit Le Mans

By Jonathan Ingram
Senior Writer | RacingToday.com
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – One never knows how the racing gods might introduce a sudden change of fate at the Petit Le Mans. In yet another surprise ending, the 23rd …

The Heat Will Be On At IMSA’s Return To Racing
Saturday, 4 Jul, 2020 – 16:45 | Comments Off on The Heat Will Be On At IMSA’s Return To Racing
The Heat Will Be On At IMSA’s Return To Racing

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – When IMSA’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to action Saturday at Daytona International Speedway after a five-month hiatus due to the pandemic, it will be the first time the DPi competitors have …

Big Stars Compete At Virtual LeMans
Saturday, 13 Jun, 2020 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Big Stars Compete At Virtual LeMans
Big Stars Compete At Virtual LeMans

RacinToday.com
Formula One superstars Fernando Alonso and Rubens Barrichello head into Saturday’s Virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans primed for victory after strong performances in the lead-up to the esports event.
Teamed with sim racers Olli Pahkala …

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 …

Flat Spot On: Movie Sequels – Can They Be Created Equal?
Monday, 9 Dec, 2019 – 20:47 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Movie Sequels – Can They Be Created Equal?
Flat Spot On: Movie Sequels – Can They Be Created Equal?

Pedro Rodriguez bursts into the lead in his Ferrari 275 P at the start of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1964.

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer RacinToday.com

Given that the inaugural two visits to Le …

Now Playing: Il Commendatore v. Hank the Deuce
Thursday, 14 Nov, 2019 – 16:28 | Comments Off on Now Playing: Il Commendatore v. Hank the Deuce
Now Playing: Il Commendatore v. Hank the Deuce

The No. 2 Ford GT40 takes the checkered flag at Le Mans. It was a moment fit for Hollywood.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

You’ve read one or maybe two of the many books on the …

Flat Spot On: Racing from Virginia to Georgia and Alabama
Sunday, 13 Oct, 2019 – 8:38 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Racing from Virginia to Georgia and Alabama
Flat Spot On: Racing from Virginia to Georgia and Alabama

The new Michelin tower is a window on pro road racing’s aspirations. (RacinToday photos by Jonathan Ingram)

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer RacinToday.com

ALTON, VA. – After finally arriving in the main paddock at the SCCA Runoffs, …

Ranking The Best Road Circuits In N. America
Friday, 28 Jun, 2019 – 9:15 | Comments Off on Ranking The Best Road Circuits In N. America
Ranking The Best Road Circuits In N. America

Road America is, by consensus, considered a world class road circuit. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Just before the start of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway, Fox Sports’ Mike …