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Flat Spot On: Movie Sequels – Can They Be Created Equal?
Monday, 9 Dec, 2019 – 20:47 | No Comment
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 Mans by the Ford GT 40s in 1964-65 were nothing short of disastrous, a prequel to “Ford vs. Ferrari” is […]

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 subject, seen the movie trailer and, as a bona fide car-guy, have Ford v Ferrari squarely atop your must-see flick […]

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, I was transported back 25 years. It had been that long since I had last attended a National Championship weekend. […]

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 Joy let go with a Mike Joy. Dripping with condescending and take-my-word-as-gospel tone, he let go with this: Sonoma is […]

Sebring Forecast: Rain With A Chance Of More Penske Success
Saturday, 16 Mar, 2019 – 9:15 | Comments Off on Sebring Forecast: Rain With A Chance Of More Penske Success
Sebring Forecast: Rain With A Chance Of More Penske Success

Wet weather is expected to plague Satuday’s 12-hour race at Sebring. (Photo courtesy of IMSA)

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An tentacle of the Team Penske racing octopus has reached all the way to Sebring, Fla. as one its IMSA program will start Saturday’s 12-hour race in both the pole position and the favored to win position.

Doing the honors for Penske […]

Rolex 24 Set To Start 2019 Racing Season
Thursday, 24 Jan, 2019 – 14:51 | One Comment
Rolex 24 Set To Start 2019 Racing Season

North America’s biggest sports car endurance event is set to get rolling this weekend in Daytona.

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The 57th running of the Rolex 24 on the infield course at Daytona International Speedway is set for the upcoming weekend. The twice-around-the-clock event features top drivers from the worlds of sport cars, IndyCars and Formula 1.

The IMSA WeatherTech Series […]

Stallings: It’s Time To Park The Dragon, Move On
Friday, 21 Dec, 2018 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Stallings: It’s Time To Park The Dragon, Move On
Stallings: It’s Time To Park The Dragon, Move On

The No. 99 ‘Red Dragon’ of Bob Stallings is likely being parked for good. (RacinToday file photo by Martha Fairris)

By John Sturbin |Senior WriterRacinToday.com

A mix of pragmatic corporate and pressing “grandpa” considerations combined to prompt Dallas businessman Bob Stallings to park the latest _ and likely the last _ iteration of the No. 99 “Red […]

Barrichello To Do Rolex
Tuesday, 11 Dec, 2018 – 10:27 | Comments Off on Barrichello To Do Rolex
Barrichello To Do Rolex

Rubens Barrichello will drive in the Rolex 24 in 2019.

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Formula One veteran Rubens Barrichello has joined JDC-Miller MotorSports’ revised and renumbered two-car lineup for the 57th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, 2019 season-opener for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

The twice-around-the clock endurance classic is scheduled for Jan. 26-27 on Daytona […]

Flat Spot On: Saga of Paul Jr. Well Scored by Novelist Wilkinson
Tuesday, 11 Dec, 2018 – 8:49 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Saga of Paul Jr. Well Scored by Novelist Wilkinson
Flat Spot On: Saga of Paul Jr. Well Scored by Novelist Wilkinson

John Paul Jr. in the cockpit of his Formula Ford.

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Few racing car drivers arrive with as much star talent as John Paul Jr. and none from his own era met such a star-crossed career. It’s fitting that a novelist, Sylvia Wilkinson, has composed his biography.

Titled 50/50 – Race Car Driver […]

Wayne Taylor Caddy Wins The Petit
Sunday, 14 Oct, 2018 – 8:48 | Comments Off on Wayne Taylor Caddy Wins The Petit
Wayne Taylor Caddy Wins The Petit

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The Motul Petit Le Mans was decided in the final seconds at the 2.54-mile Road Atlanta road course nestled in the rolling hills of North Georgia on Saturday.

The No. 10 Cadillac DPi-V.R. driven by Renger Van Der Zande, took advantage of the No. 5 Cadillac DPi running out of gas three turns from the finish […]