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Dale Earnhardt Jr. walked away from a serious airplane crash in Tennessee. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

ELIZABETHTON, TENN. – Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s jet bounced at least twice on the Elizabethton Municipal Airport runway before the landing gear collapsed, NTSB senior investigator Ralph Hicks said Friday.

“We were able to obtain surveillance […]

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Q and A: Wickens Hopes To Drive And Dance Again
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IndyCar driver Roberts Wickens, who was paralyzed as the result of a crash at Pocono, has big plans for his future. (File photo)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Five months after confirming that he is a paraplegic, Robert Wickens is working to realize his dream of returning to competition in the NTT IndyCar Series. But first, […]

Sat, 03/9/19 – 8:31 | Comments Off on Q and A: Wickens Hopes To Drive And Dance Again
The Power Team Of Early 2019 Should Not Surprise
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The Team Penske cars of Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski were the fastest on the track at Las Vegas on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

The day after … Las Vegas:

When major rules changes are placed upon competitors in the sport of auto racing, it’s axiomatic that one organization will […]

Mon, 03/4/19 – 16:25 | Comments Off on The Power Team Of Early 2019 Should Not Surprise
TMS’ Gossage: Give NASCAR A Break Already
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The new-look Cup Series cars are in Las Vegas this weekend. Texas Motor Speedway’s Eddie Gossage said this week that he is a fan of the rules package that debuted at Atlanta last weekend. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage has […]

Sat, 03/2/19 – 9:28 | Comments Off on TMS’ Gossage: Give NASCAR A Break Already
New Rules, Familiar Sites
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By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

The Cup Series and its new rules took to the 1.5-mile oval at Atlanta on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Barry Cantrell)

The Day After … Atlanta:We kinda know how drivers feel about the new rules package that debuted over the weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. And we definitely know how television […]

Mon, 02/25/19 – 14:53 | One Comment
Keselowski Overcomes A Ton; Passes Donohue
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Brad Keselowski was one sick driver over the weekend in Atlanta. But after winning the Cup Series race there, he made sure he took in plenty of fluids. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

HAMPTON, Ga. – Neither flu-like symptoms, an overheating engine, or a hard charging Martin Truex Jr. could keep […]

Mon, 02/25/19 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Keselowski Overcomes A Ton; Passes Donohue
Spoiler Alert: New Look Cup Answers Few Q’s
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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 […]

Sun, 02/24/19 – 20:37 | Comments Off on Spoiler Alert: New Look Cup Answers Few Q’s
Engine Guru: New Rules Are A Concern
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Doug Yates says new spacer engines could be a problem. (File photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.co

HAMPTON, Ga. – Engine rules for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season will challenge the durability of the power plants and could affect events known as fuel mileage races, says Doug […]

Sat, 02/23/19 – 20:42 | Comments Off on Engine Guru: New Rules Are A Concern
Cars Have Hit New Low And Crews Must Cope
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With ride-height rules abolished, new problems have popped up for the guys in the pits. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Garry Eller)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

HAMPTON, Ga. – With no ride-height rule this year in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the sides of the cars almost scrape the ground and Hendrick Motorsports pit crew coach […]

Sat, 02/23/19 – 14:35 | Comments Off on Cars Have Hit New Low And Crews Must Cope
NASCAR Cup Teams Venturing Into The Unknown
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Cup teams are trying to figure out NASCAR’s new rules this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

HAMPTON, Ga. – Normally, NASCAR drivers agree on very little, but this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway they concur that with the new Cup rules package they are venturing into […]

Fri, 02/22/19 – 20:00 | Comments Off on NASCAR Cup Teams Venturing Into The Unknown
Notes: Jimmie Johnson Is Padding Out His Resume
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Jimmie Johnson has some marathon plans for this coming spring. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

HAMPTON, Ga. – Training for a marathon and providing color commentary for a televised Xfinity Series race are just two events seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson is focusing on when he’s not concentrating on his […]

Fri, 02/22/19 – 18:29 | Comments Off on Notes: Jimmie Johnson Is Padding Out His Resume