Mon, 11/12/17 – 15:14 | No Comment

Richard Petty Motorsports’ famed No. 43 will return to the “Bowtie Brigade” beginning with the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.
RPM and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) have announced a partnership between the two championship-winning organizations.  Longtime General Motors and Chevrolet partner RCR will supply chassis and engineering support to RPM, the organization founded […]

Read the full story »
Castroneves On Pole As IndyCar Returns To Phoenix
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com
Helio Castroneves set a track lap record on his way to winning the pole position for the Phoenix Grand Prix in the IndyCar Series’ return to historic Phoenix International Raceway on Friday.
The Team Penske driver won the pole with a two-lap speed average of 192.324 mph in the No. 3 Chevrolet. His first lap of […]

Fri, 04/1/16 – 17:48 | Comments Off on Castroneves On Pole As IndyCar Returns To Phoenix
Logano Wins Pole In Martinsville
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Joey Logano claimed his third straight pole at Martinsville Speedway Friday and readily admitted that last year’s incident with Matt Kenseth at the half-mile track had become a major motivator for him.
“You have to use things like that to motivate you and your team,” Logano said following qualifying for Sunday’s STP 500. […]

Fri, 04/1/16 – 16:13 | Comments Off on Logano Wins Pole In Martinsville
Rookie Blaney No Stranger To Martinsville
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Ryan Blaney is no stranger to Martinsville Speedway, having produced four top-10 finishes in five NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races at the half-mile track; a fact the 22-year-old believes will benefit him in his Sprint Cup debut Sunday in the STP 500.
“Even though they are completely […]

Fri, 04/1/16 – 15:14 | Comments Off on Rookie Blaney No Stranger To Martinsville
Enders Heads To Vegas Seeking Answers For New Car Blues
| Managing Editor
RacinToday.com

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
In automobile racing, other drivers are not one’s only competition. To win races, teams and drivers must also conquer the always-changing technical landscape.
In the NHRA Pro Stock category, that technical landscape has changed dramatically this season and defending two-time champion Erica Enders and her Elite Motorsports have had a tough […]

Fri, 04/1/16 – 10:12 | Comments Off on Enders Heads To Vegas Seeking Answers For New Car Blues
Helio Wants IndyCar To Say Hello To Halo
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

By John Sturbin|Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
DALLAS – Helio is lobbying for a halo.
Three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves says the next generation of Indy car needs to incorporate some type of “halo” or canopy in its design as a critical safety upgrade.
“My thought is we’ve got to do something _ whether it’s closed, whether it’s having […]

Fri, 04/1/16 – 9:28 | Comments Off on Helio Wants IndyCar To Say Hello To Halo
USA In F1: After ‘Win’, It’s On To Bahrain
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
After a stunning, sixth-place point-finish in his team’s Formula One debut, perhaps it’s already time for Gene Haas to consider revising the graphics package on his No. 8 and No. 21 cars.
“There’s a new F1 team on the block and it’s an American F1 team, so we’re real proud of […]

Wed, 03/23/16 – 14:37 | Comments Off on USA In F1: After ‘Win’, It’s On To Bahrain
Tasca III Back To Cockpit
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Bob Tasca III soon will be giving Ford fans another reason to follow NHRA Funny Car competition.
Tasca confirmed on Tuesday that he has secured sponsorship for a four-race schedule starting with the seventh annual NHRA 4Wide Nationals at zMax Dragway in Concord, N.C., April 22-24.
“I’m thrilled to have NewAutoParts.com back […]

Tue, 03/22/16 – 19:37 | One Comment
Brittany Becomes Latest Force To Be Reckoned With
|
RacinToday.com

Brittany Force raced to her first career victory and took control of the Top Fuel point standings Sunday at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals on Sunday in Gainesville, Fla.
Force powered her Monster Energy dragster to a 3.772-second run at 318.77 mph to outlast Terry McMillen’s 3.981 at 266.90 in his Amalie Motor Oil dragster.
It […]

Sun, 03/20/16 – 18:41 | Comments Off on Brittany Becomes Latest Force To Be Reckoned With
Johnson Works Overtime To Get Win In Fontana
| Managing Editor
RacinToday.com

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Jimmie Johnson passed Kevin Harvick for the lead in overtime and went on to win at the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway oval on Sunday afternoon in Fontana, Calif.
Harvick, who led 142 laps and had a big lead when a wreck brought out a caution with two laps to go, finished […]

Sun, 03/20/16 – 17:56 | Comments Off on Johnson Works Overtime To Get Win In Fontana
ESM Streaks To Sebring Win
|
RacinToday.com

The No. 2 Tequila Patrón ESM Honda Ligier JS P2 won its second-straight IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race Saturday when it captured the 64th Twelve Hours of Sebring event in Florida.
As he did in the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway, Pipo Derani captured the checkered flag for ESM with late-race heroics.
With five minutes […]

Sun, 03/20/16 – 9:06 | Comments Off on ESM Streaks To Sebring Win