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Jimmie Johnson talked about his decision to retire after the 2020 season on Thursday.

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Jimmie Johnson said Thursday he felt he needed to make a decision regarding retirement from full-time NASCAR competition by year’s end, but it wasn’t until October that he knew 2020 would be his final […]

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NASCAR To Keep Eye On Bowyer And Newman
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Ryan Newman, left, and Clint Bowyer, center, yukked it up at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday. Fisticuffs replaced the yuks after Saturday night’s All-Star race at CMS. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – NASCAR Competition Senior Vice President Scott Miller said he didn’t expect any penalties to be assessed […]

Mon, 05/20/19 – 7:16 | Comments Off on NASCAR To Keep Eye On Bowyer And Newman
Alonso, Hinchcliffe On The Spot At Indianapolis
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Fernando Alonso spent a lot of time sitting in lines at Indy on Saturday. (Photos by INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Six drivers will vie for the final three starting spots in the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500 Sunday during a Last Row Shootout featuring the shocking, high-profile presences of Fernando Alonso and James […]

Sun, 05/19/19 – 9:04 | Comments Off on Alonso, Hinchcliffe On The Spot At Indianapolis
Larson Hopes All-Star Win Is Just The Beginning
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Kyle Larson broke a victory drought Saturday night when he won the Cup Series All-Star Race. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Kyle Larson hadn’t enjoyed a NASCAR Cup victory lane since September 2017, but that changed Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway when he emerged victorious in the […]

Sun, 05/19/19 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Larson Hopes All-Star Win Is Just The Beginning
Andretti Cars Fastest On ‘Fast Friday’
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Andretti Autosport’s Conor Daly laid down the fastest lap in practice at Indy on Friday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Led by “one-off” driver Conor Daly, Andretti Autosport emerged atop the speed chart during “Fast Friday” practice for the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Daly led a pack […]

Sat, 05/18/19 – 8:23 | Comments Off on Andretti Cars Fastest On ‘Fast Friday’
Jimmie: Chances Of Nailing Goals Are Slimming
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Jimmie Johnson said Friday that his contract with Hendrick Motorsports expires after the 2020 season. After that, he said, who knows?

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Jimmie Johnson said Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway that he doesn’t have a contract beyond 2020 and in reality, he probably doesn’t have five years left as […]

Sat, 05/18/19 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Jimmie: Chances Of Nailing Goals Are Slimming
Carpenter Building Big Speed At Practice In Indy
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Ed Carpenter Racing’s Ed Jones logged the fastest time during practice at Indy on Thursday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Home-grown Ed Carpenter Racing replaced Team Penske’s juggernaut atop the speed chart at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Thursday, the third of four days of practice leading into this weekend’s qualifications for the 103rd […]

Fri, 05/17/19 – 8:32 | Comments Off on Carpenter Building Big Speed At Practice In Indy
Rookie Rosenqvist Meets His First Wall At Indy
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Felix Rosenqvist ran into trouble during practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Rookie Felix Rosenqvist joined Fernando Alonso in the wall and on the DNF list after Wednesday’s second of four days of practice for the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500.

With just less than an […]

Thu, 05/16/19 – 8:37 | Comments Off on Rookie Rosenqvist Meets His First Wall At Indy
Alonso’s Indy 500 2019 Bid Runs Into A Wall
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Fernando Alonso found the wall at Indy during Wednesday’s practice for this year’s 500. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Open-wheel history has proven there are two types of drivers at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway _ those that have hit the wall and those that will hit the wall.

Fernando Alonso finally joined the […]

Wed, 05/15/19 – 16:11 | Comments Off on Alonso’s Indy 500 2019 Bid Runs Into A Wall
Small Team Owner Birthed Many Of Cup’s Big Stars
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Carl Edwards talks with the man who helped make him a star – Mike Mittler. (RacinToday file photo courtesy of Dan Robinson)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

After winning Saturday night’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway, Brad Keselowski got audibly and visually emotional. It wasn’t because of his victory or the fact that it […]

Tue, 05/14/19 – 17:25 | Comments Off on Small Team Owner Birthed Many Of Cup’s Big Stars
May Has Gotten Off To A Penske Kind Of Start
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Simon Pagenaud hopes to follow his champagne shower with a milk bath at Indy this month. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

A week of practice for the 103rd Indianapolis 500 is scheduled to begin Tuesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where one driver is poised to sweep the Month of May.

Naturally, he’s employed […]

Tue, 05/14/19 – 8:01 | Comments Off on May Has Gotten Off To A Penske Kind Of Start