Sat, 31/01/15 – 9:26 | No Comment

INDYCAR officials are exploring options to save the Verizon IndyCar Series’ 2015 season-opening weekend in the aftermath of an unexpected cancellation of the scheduled March 6-8 event in Brasilia, Brazil.
The Indianapolis-based sanctioning body was blindsided Thursday when BAND, promoter of the race scheduled for the 3.4-mile Autodromo Internacional Nelson Piquet road-course, pulled the plug on [...]

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Austin Dillon Wins Truck Race At Dirty Old Eldora
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Austin Dillon won Wednesday night’s Camping World Truck Racing Series event at Eldora Speedway in NASCAR’s return to dirt-track racing.
Dillon stayed ahead of Kyle Larson and Ryan Newman as they banged away at each other over the final scheduled laps of the three-segment, 150-lapper and then through a couple more laps after a green/white/checkered restart.
“It [...]

Wed, 07/24/13 – 22:54 | Comments Off
Stewart Has Dirty Reputation As Track Owner
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
ROSSBURG, Ohio – Dave Blaney will make a rare start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series tonight when he pilots the No. 19 Ford owned by Brad Keselowski in the inaugural Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway.
Aside from being a veteran driver, Blaney also wears the hat of a race [...]

Wed, 07/24/13 – 15:46 | Comments Off
Kanaan Heads Back For Seconds At The Brickyard
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

Apparently, it’s the best-tasting meal in auto racing: 100-year-old red brick coated with a thin film of motor oil and lightly sprinkled with a gritty dusting of pulverized rubber. It’s so good that Tony Kanaan just could not wait a whole year to put his lips to another helping.
During a teleconference on Tuesday afternoon, Kanaan [...]

Tue, 07/23/13 – 19:45 | Comments Off
Bloomquist Slides Into NASCAR In Truck At Eldora
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
ROSSBURG, Ohio – Scott Bloomquist is arguably the greatest stock car driver to never turn a lap in a NASCAR event.
But that will all change Wednesday evening when the Mooresburg, Tenn. native joins 29 others to make history by competing in the first NASCAR dirt race since 1970.
Bloomquist will pilot [...]

Tue, 07/23/13 – 18:48 | 2 Comments
NBC In, ESPN Out As NASCAR Home In 2015
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The 2015 racing season will bring major changes to the broadcast coverage of NASCAR events.
NASCAR and NBC Sports Group announced today they have reached a comprehensive agreement that grants NBC Universal exclusive rights to the final 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, final 19 NASCAR Nationwide Series events, select NASCAR Regional and Touring Series events [...]

Tue, 07/23/13 – 15:16 | Comments Off
Allen Johnson Crowned King Again In Colorado
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Allen Johnson cemented his reputation as the “King of Thunder Mountain” Sunday afternoon, claiming his second consecutive Pro Stock win at Bandimere Speedway – and fifth in seven years – during the 34th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals in Morrison, Colo.
Johnson defeated Lakewood, Colo., native V. Gaines in an all-Mopar final round during the 25th [...]

Mon, 07/22/13 – 6:42 | Comments Off
Logano Holds Off Teammate Hornish At Chicagoland
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Joey Logano took the lead on the final restart and led the final 15 laps to win Sunday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series STP 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.
It was Logano’s second win in the NNS this season, having also won June 1 at Dover International Speedway.
Sam Hornish Jr. and Penske Racing teammate Logano went at each other [...]

Sun, 07/21/13 – 17:24 | Comments Off
Bandimere Still An Allen Johnson Kind of Place
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Reigning Pro Stock world champion Allen Johnson continued his qualifying prowess at Bandimere Speedway Saturday, racing to his second pole position of the season during the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car) and Adam Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also lead their categories as No. 1 qualifiers at the 14th of [...]

Sun, 07/21/13 – 6:46 | Comments Off
Graf Puts HPD On Pole At Mosport
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Klaus Graf and Muscle Milk Pickett Racing were fastest in American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón qualifying for the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, but a pair of first-time polesitters were the story.
Graf earned his first pole of the season – and the second consecutive for the team [...]

Sat, 07/20/13 – 18:15 | Comments Off
Cars And Coffee Are Both Hot At Texas Outing
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
PLANO, Texas – You have to get there early if you want to score a parking spot at Cars and Coffee Dallas, the first Saturday of the month gathering of all things automobilia hosted by Classic BMW.
For a couple of Porschephiles living in Fort Worth, “early” translated into a 5 [...]

Sat, 07/20/13 – 18:04 | Comments Off