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Notes: Front Row Continues Its Slow, Steady Biz Plan
Saturday, 16 Feb, 2019 – 13:08 | No Comment
Notes: Front Row Continues Its Slow, Steady Biz Plan

Front Row Motorsports “has not bitten off more than it can chew.”

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Front Row Motorsports owner Bob Jenkins entered NASCAR with a plan to develop his team over an eight- to 10-year period and David Regan believes that approach will be the key to the organization’s longevity.

“He […]

Crew Member Hit By Truck
Saturday, 16 Feb, 2019 – 9:31 | One Comment
Crew Member Hit By Truck

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

A crew member was severely injured during Friday night’s Truck Series race at Daytona.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – FDNY Racing jackman Billy Rock suffered a broken shoulder Friday night when he was hit by Bryan Dauzat’s Chevrolet during the chaotic opening laps of the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at […]

Notes: Suarez Feeling Wanted At Stewart-Haas Racing
Friday, 15 Feb, 2019 – 19:12 | No Comment
Notes: Suarez Feeling Wanted At Stewart-Haas Racing

Daniel Suarez says his moved from Joe Gibbs Racing to Stewart-Haas has been a good one. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Ashley R Dickerson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – During Daniel Suarez’s first season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the 27-year-old thought he would be at Joe Gibbs Racing longer than […]

Jimmie, HMS May Be Coming Out Of Hibernation
Monday, 11 Feb, 2019 – 15:25 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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, […]

IndyCar Welcomes Back The Dragon
Wednesday, 19 Dec, 2018 – 20:08 | Comments Off on IndyCar Welcomes Back The Dragon
IndyCar Welcomes Back The Dragon

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American endurance racing team DragonSpeed will run a partial IndyCar Series schedule in 2019 to prepare for fulltime INDYCAR participation in 2020.  

Team Principal Elton Julian announced that DragonSpeed will compete in five races next season, including the 103rd Indianapolis 500, powered by Chevrolet engines and with driver Ben Hanley.

Founded by Julian in 2007 to […]

Smith Riding Toward Pole At Season-Ender
Saturday, 10 Nov, 2018 – 13:13 | Comments Off on Smith Riding Toward Pole At Season-Ender
Smith Riding Toward Pole At Season-Ender

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Point-leader Matt Smith’s bid for a third Pro Stock Motorcycle world championship began with a record-setting pass Friday during the opening sessions of time trials for the 54th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.
Smith covered the famed quarter-mile in Southern California in a track-record speed […]

Flat Spot On: A Bump from Truex in Logano’s Future?
Thursday, 1 Nov, 2018 – 7:25 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: A Bump from Truex in Logano’s Future?
Flat Spot On: A Bump from Truex in Logano’s Future?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Everybody’s choosing sides after Martinsville.
I’m choosing Dale Earnhardt Sr. His name came up often enough after the last-lap imbroglio between Joey Logano and Martin Truex Jr. that it seemed like Earnhardt, too, was out there racing.
He often took the credit, or blame, in social media for Logano’s bump-and-run. “Earnhardt did it […]

Flat Spot On: Panoz A Major Force Starting with the Petit
Wednesday, 10 Oct, 2018 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Panoz A Major Force Starting with the Petit
Flat Spot On: Panoz A Major Force Starting with the Petit

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Don Panoz was motor racing’s imp of the reverse. A diminutive, brilliant redhead with a keen sense of how to get things done, Don was at his best pursuing goals that others suggested couldn’t be accomplished.
Build a bridge between the U.S. and the Le Mans 24-hour? “C’est impossible, monsieur!” But Don […]