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Busch Kicks Off Texas Weekend With A Truck Victory
Saturday, 30 Mar, 2019 – 7:59 | Comments Off on Busch Kicks Off Texas Weekend With A Truck Victory
Busch Kicks Off Texas Weekend With A Truck Victory

Kyle Busch took the checkers in Friday night’s Truck Series race in Texas.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Regulars in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series are closing the gap on all-time race-winner Kyle Busch. But not enough to prevent “Rowdy” from scoring his milestone fourth consecutive victory during Friday night’s 21st […]

Custer: Harvick Was My Video Star At TMS In ’18
Friday, 29 Mar, 2019 – 17:15 | Comments Off on Custer: Harvick Was My Video Star At TMS In ’18
Custer: Harvick Was My Video Star At TMS In ’18

Cole Custer took the checkered flag in the Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway last November – thanks in part to Kevin Harvick. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Cole Custer’s first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory at Texas Motor Speedway was aided and abetted by Stewart-Haas […]

The Biff Man Makes His Return In A Truck
Thursday, 28 Mar, 2019 – 19:51 | Comments Off on The Biff Man Makes His Return In A Truck
The Biff Man Makes His Return In A Truck

Greg Biffle is making a return to the cockpit. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – The “Biff-Man” is back and hot-lapping at Texas Motor Speedway.

Greg Biffle, who has not competed in a NASCAR event since the 2016 Cup Series season-finale, logged 18 laps during Thursday afternoon’s opening […]

Jimmie’s Tough Times Getting Tougher So Far In ’19
Wednesday, 27 Mar, 2019 – 8:14 | Comments Off on Jimmie’s Tough Times Getting Tougher So Far In ’19
Jimmie’s Tough Times Getting Tougher So Far In ’19

Jimmie Johnson took himself out of the playoffs last October with an aggressive move on Martin Truex Jr. on the final turn of the race at the Charlotte Roval. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Harold Hinson)

The 2019 season is only six races old but after watching last Sunday’s Cup Series race at Martinsville, it may not […]

Putting COTA On Schedule Is A Winning Move
Friday, 22 Mar, 2019 – 8:04 | Comments Off on Putting COTA On Schedule Is A Winning Move
Putting COTA On Schedule Is A Winning Move

The Indy cars take to the twisties at the Circuit of the Americas this weekend. (Photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By Jim Pedley | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

As North American racing series continue their overwrought fire drill to reclaim fan bases that no longer exist, and as they attempt to attract new, young devotees in an age in which […]

Herta Getting Up To Speed As A Race Team Owner
Friday, 15 Mar, 2019 – 8:38 | Comments Off on Herta Getting Up To Speed As A Race Team Owner
Herta Getting Up To Speed As A Race Team Owner

Team owner Bryan Herta issues orders to his Hyundai drivers. (Photo by Andrew Modena)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Former Indy car/sports car driver Bryan Herta humbly downplays the suggestion that he and longtime running buddy Michael Andretti are positioning themselves as team-owners who eventually will emerge as the second comings of motorsports moguls Roger Penske […]

Spoiler Alert: New Look Cup Answers Few Q’s
Sunday, 24 Feb, 2019 – 20:37 | Comments Off on Spoiler Alert: New Look Cup Answers Few Q’s
Spoiler Alert: New Look Cup Answers Few Q’s

The NASCAR Cup Series’ new rules produced different reactions among those driving the new cars with bigger spoilers and less horsepower. (RacinToday/HHP photo Harold Hinson)

By Jeff Hood | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

HAMPTON, Ga. – “It’s just different.”

When asked twice, those were the only words fifth-place finisher Clint Bowyer could muster at the conclusion of today’s NASCAR stop […]

IndyCar Adds Protection To Cars
Wednesday, 20 Feb, 2019 – 11:42 | Comments Off on IndyCar Adds Protection To Cars
IndyCar Adds Protection To Cars

IndyCar Series officials are beefing up safety in their cars.

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All cars participating in the NTT IndyCar Series open test on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval on April 24 will be fitted with Advanced Frontal Protection (AFP), a titanium piece made by Dallara.

AFP, which stands a little more than three inches tall and averages three-quarters of […]

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 […]