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Youngsters Out To Make Names For Themselves
Sunday, 26 May, 2019 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Youngsters Out To Make Names For Themselves
Youngsters Out To Make Names For Themselves

This mural in the headquarters of Harding Steinbrenner Racing lays out the team’s goals. (RacinToday photo by Martha Fairris)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Colton Herta, youngest driver to win an Indy car race, will start his first Indianapolis 500 Sunday in a car fielded by George M. Steinbrenner IV, youngest team-owner in Indy […]

Notes: More Cockpit Safety En Route To IndyCar Cars
Friday, 24 May, 2019 – 19:38 | Comments Off on Notes: More Cockpit Safety En Route To IndyCar Cars
Notes: More Cockpit Safety En Route To IndyCar Cars

More cockpit protection in pipeline to IndyCar. (Photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDIANAPOLIS – An Aeroscreen designed to enhance driver cockpit protection will be implemented for the outset of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season, the result of a partnership between sanctioning body INDYCAR and Red Bull Advanced Technologies.

Specifically designed to reduce […]

Youngster On Pole Of Cup’s Longest Race
Friday, 24 May, 2019 – 7:27 | Comments Off on Youngster On Pole Of Cup’s Longest Race
Youngster On Pole Of Cup’s Longest Race

William Byron of Hendrick Motorsports is on pole for the 600. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by David Tulis)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – William Byron became the youngest driver to ever win a pole at Charlotte Motor Speedway Thursday, claiming the No. 1 starting position for this weekend’s Coca-Cola 600 with a 183.424-mph […]

The 600 Has Always Been A Test Of Survival
Thursday, 23 May, 2019 – 17:06 | Comments Off on The 600 Has Always Been A Test Of Survival
The 600 Has Always Been A Test Of Survival

The front row for the start of the first 600-miler at Charlotte Motor Speedway. (Photos courtesy of Charlotte Motor Speedway archives)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Decades before the reality television show “Survivor” there was an event that truly tested one’s survival skills. No script existed for this “survivor” show because there had never been a […]

‘Smoke’ Plays Major Role In 2019 Hall Voting
Wednesday, 22 May, 2019 – 19:44 | Comments Off on ‘Smoke’ Plays Major Role In 2019 Hall Voting
‘Smoke’ Plays Major Role In 2019 Hall Voting

Tony Stewart will enter NASCAR’s Hall of Fame. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Christa L Thomas)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Tony Stewart’s election Wednesday into the NASCAR Hall of Fame was no surprise, but the connection the other four had to the Indiana native during his career created a special class.

Joining Stewart in […]

Ericsson Has Had His Eyes On Indy A Long Time
Tuesday, 23 Apr, 2019 – 14:55 | Comments Off on Ericsson Has Had His Eyes On Indy A Long Time
Ericsson Has Had His Eyes On Indy A Long Time

Marcus Ericsson hopes to join Kenny Brack as Swedish winners of the Indianapolis 500. (RacinToday photo by Martha Fairris)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Culture shock figures to reach its zenith for Marcus Ericsson on May 26, when the former Formula One regular from Sweden will take the command to start his […]