Fri, 26/08/16 – 8:32 | No Comment

A return to Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis for a night race after a 13-year absence, and a multiyear agreement with historic Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International, highlight the “16-plus-one” Verizon IndyCar Series schedule for 2017.
Stressing continuity, the calendar released Thursday in St. Louis includes a return of all venues on the 2016 schedule and […]

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Harvick On Brickyard Pole

Kevin Harvick won the pole on Saturday for Sunday’s Brickyard 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Harvick put his Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet on the pole with a lap at 47.753 seconds and 188.470 mph. He set a new track record in the first round of the three-round qualifying session with a lap of 47.647 […]

Sat, 07/26/14 – 14:33 | Comments Off on Harvick On Brickyard Pole
Action Express Corvette Captures Brickyard GP

The No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP team took the lead with 48 minutes remaining, conserved fuel and went on to win Friday’s Brickyard Grand Prix sports car race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway infield road course.
Driving the winning car in the timed event were Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa.
Barbosa was at the wheel on […]

Sat, 07/26/14 – 7:27 | Comments Off on Action Express Corvette Captures Brickyard GP
Force Sisters Top Sonoma Round 1 Qualifying
Sisters Courtney and Brittany Force amped-up their intramural rivalry Friday by racing to provisional pole positions in Funny Car and Top Fuel, respectively, during the opening day of qualifications for the 27th annual NHRA Sonoma Nationals.
Jason Line (Pro Stock) and John Hall (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag […]

Sat, 07/26/14 – 6:54 | Comments Off on Force Sisters Top Sonoma Round 1 Qualifying
Dalziel Puts HPD On Pole At Indy
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Ryan Dalziel on Thursday drove the Extreme Speed Motorsports No. 1 Patron HPD ARX-03b Prototype to the pole for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s Brickyard Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Dalziel, who won the pole with a best lap of 1:17.603, will share Brickyard Grand Prix driving duties on Friday with 2001 Indianapolis 500 […]

Thu, 07/24/14 – 19:44 | Comments Off on Dalziel Puts HPD On Pole At Indy
Flat Spot On: Melvin Was A Cockpit Safety Guru
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
For a long time established professionals were not welcome in U.S. motor racing. Lawyers were despised due to racing’s vulnerability to the issues of liability and doctors were often feared – if a driver met one in the line of work it probably wasn’t a good thing. Engineers such […]

Thu, 07/24/14 – 7:15 | 2 Comments
Wallace Holds Off Larson On The Eldora Dirt
Darrell Wallace Jr. won Wednesday night’s second annual NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Mudsummer Classic at the Eldora Speedway dirt short track.
For Wallace, it was his second win in the series of the season and third of his career. For fans, it featured a wild, banzai chase over the final 25 laps that saw Kyle […]

Thu, 07/24/14 – 6:18 | Comments Off on Wallace Holds Off Larson On The Eldora Dirt
Karam Replaces Rojas In Ganassi Tudor Car

Chip Ganassi Racing announced Wednsday that development driver Sage Karam will take the place of Memo Rojas in this weekend’s Brickyard Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Karam will join Scott Pruett in the driver lineup of the No. 01 Telcel Ford EcoBoost Prototype for the Tudor United SportsCar Championship event.
The driver lineup was made after […]

Wed, 07/23/14 – 9:26 | Comments Off on Karam Replaces Rojas In Ganassi Tudor Car
Hunter-Reay Named 2nd-Quarter DOTY Winner
Ryan Hunter-Reay was named winner of the Driver of the Year Award for the second quarter of the 2014 racing season on Wednesday.
The 2012 Verizon IndyCar series champion and this year’s Indianapolis 500 winner, won the award by way of a vote conducted among an elite panel of American broadcasters and journalists
Hunter-Reay, 33, won the […]

Wed, 07/23/14 – 9:02 | Comments Off on Hunter-Reay Named 2nd-Quarter DOTY Winner
Enders-Stevens Decision Is Bad News For NHRA
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The decision by Elite Motorsports to sit out the next two NHRA national events is understandable. But, it’s also highly troubling.
Elite owner Richard Freeman made the decision public on Sunday at Bandimere Speedeway, site of the Mopar Mile-High Nationals. He said that his driver, Erica Enders-Stevens, would not compete at events in Sonoma, Calif. and […]

Wed, 07/23/14 – 8:42 | 18 Comments
Stewart Talks Dirty At Start Of His Big Week
This is a big week for Tony Stewart.
On Wednesday night, his dirt short track, Eldora Speedway, will host a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race for the second straight year. Over the weekend, Stewart will be competing as a driver/owner at his other most-favorite race track, Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Stewart, who also got back in a […]

Wed, 07/23/14 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Stewart Talks Dirty At Start Of His Big Week