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Retiring Jimmie: It Just Feels Right
Friday, 22 Nov, 2019 – 8:11 | Comments Off on Retiring Jimmie: It Just Feels Right
Retiring Jimmie: It Just Feels Right

Jimmie Johnson talked about his decision to retire after the 2020 season on Thursday.

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Jimmie Johnson said Thursday he felt he needed to make a decision regarding retirement from full-time NASCAR competition by year’s end, but it wasn’t until October that he knew 2020 would be his final […]

Riddick Is Xfinity Champ
Saturday, 16 Nov, 2019 – 20:20 | Comments Off on Riddick Is Xfinity Champ
Riddick Is Xfinity Champ

Tyler Reddick is the 2019 is the 2019 Xfinity Series champ.

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Tyler Reddick finished 1.038 seconds ahead of Cole Custer at Homestead-Miami Speedway, to win his second consecutive NASCAR Xfinity Series championship on Saturday.

After switching rides to Richard Childress Racing, Reddick celebrated the organizations 50th anniversary by delivering his second straight title to team owner […]

Oldster Crafton Wins Truck Title
Saturday, 16 Nov, 2019 – 9:41 | Comments Off on Oldster Crafton Wins Truck Title
Oldster Crafton Wins Truck Title

Matt Crafton hoists his championship trophy. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

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Matt Crafton, a 43-year-old veteran of 19 full seasons in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, took home his third championship with a second-place finish in Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Crafton claimed the title without winning a race this season, but that […]

Custer To Drive SHR’s No. 41 Car
Friday, 15 Nov, 2019 – 9:57 | Comments Off on Custer To Drive SHR’s No. 41 Car
Custer To Drive SHR’s No. 41 Car

Cole Custer will moved up to the Cup Series next year. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)

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Daniel Suarez is out and Cole Custer is in as driver of the Stewart-Haas Racing team’s No. 41 Ford Mustang.

Suarez, a native of Monterrey, Mexico, has gone winless at SHR in 2019 and has four top-five finishes. He also […]

Flat Spot On: Formula Ford Rides High Again
Tuesday, 5 Nov, 2019 – 9:32 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Formula Ford Rides High Again
Flat Spot On: Formula Ford Rides High Again

The Van Diemen of Steve Brooks leads David Harrison’s Royale, followed by Donald Baggett in a Crossle at the ARRC. (Photo by Clark McInnis Photography)

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer RacinToday.com

BRASELTON, Ga. – Here’s an SCCA racing quiz for you. When did Formula Ford, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, reach its peak in America?

One […]

Penske Acquires Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Monday, 4 Nov, 2019 – 15:19 | Comments Off on Penske Acquires Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Penske Acquires Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Indianapolis Motor Speedway will have a new owner. (File photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Hulman & Company, owners of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Series, announced on Monday that a deal has been reached in which their assets would be acquired by businessman and racing legend Roger Penske.

The announcement was […]

Bell’s Home Victory Makes Him One of 4
Sunday, 3 Nov, 2019 – 14:51 | Comments Off on Bell’s Home Victory Makes Him One of 4
Bell’s Home Victory Makes Him One of 4

Christopher Bell is headed to Homestead. (RacinToday/HHP photo)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Christopher Bell stopped counting NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff points Saturday night, the by-product of his evolving patience and victory in the 15th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 300.

Bell won Stages 1 and 2 and led a race-high 101 of 200 […]

Hamlin/Logano Spat Bleeds Over Into Texas
Saturday, 2 Nov, 2019 – 17:10 | Comments Off on Hamlin/Logano Spat Bleeds Over Into Texas
Hamlin/Logano Spat Bleeds Over Into Texas

Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin got into a brawl after Sunday’s Cup race at Martinsville last week. Cooler heads are not prevailing. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Garry Eller)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – The simmering NASCAR feud between Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano has resumed at Texas Motor Speedway, complete with references […]

Martinsville Short Track Long On Playoff Implications
Monday, 28 Oct, 2019 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Martinsville Short Track Long On Playoff Implications
Martinsville Short Track Long On Playoff Implications

Kyle Busch at Martinsville Speedway. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Talladega and Charlotte Motor Speedway’s The ROVAL are often touted as the NASCAR Cup playoffs’ wildcard races, but there are those who believe Martinsville Speedway is lurking in the shadows as one, too. 

Kyle Busch, this year’s regular season […]

Family Fuel: Doug Driving Kalittas Through Countdown
Friday, 18 Oct, 2019 – 7:49 | Comments Off on Family Fuel: Doug Driving Kalittas Through Countdown
Family Fuel: Doug Driving Kalittas Through Countdown

Doug Kalitta and his family are fired up about the 2019 Top Fuel championship. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Harold Hinson)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

ENNIS, Texas – It is not a stretch to suggest that the Kalitta surname is every bit as iconic in the history of NHRA championship drag racing as the Pettys, Earnhardts […]