Tue, 19/01/21 – 17:54 | No Comment

COVID-19-related restrictions in the Phoenix area have prompted NHRA officials to cancel the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. The national event in Chandler, Ariz., originally was scheduled for April 23-25 as …

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McIntosh Opens Chili Bowl With A Win
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Oklahoma teen-ager Cannon McIntosh opened the 35th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Monday night in Tulsa with a statement win, wheeling the Keith Kunz Motorsports-Curb-Agajanian No. 71K to his second Cummins Qualifying Night victory …

Tue, 01/12/21 – 16:53 | No Comment
IndyCar Schedule Is On the Move – Again
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDYCAR officials have revised the start of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series schedule due to ongoing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg in Florida, originally …

Thu, 01/7/21 – 8:17 | No Comment
Former Phenom John Paul Jr. Passes Away
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IMSA GTP champion and INDYCAR race-winner John Paul Jr., one of the most versatile and star-crossed drivers of his generation, died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020 after a lengthy battle against Huntington’s disease. He was 60.
Huntington’s …

Thu, 12/31/20 – 9:09 | Comments Off on Former Phenom John Paul Jr. Passes Away
Drivers Race To Feed The Needy
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – On a cold, rainy December day NASCAR Ford drivers Hailie Deegan and Joey Logano brought smiles to numerous people, delivering 350 hams to needy North Carolina families …

Thu, 12/24/20 – 11:16 | Comments Off on Drivers Race To Feed The Needy
Daly To Team With ECR
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Indiana native Conor Daly will run a partial NTT IndyCar Series schedule in 2021 with Ed Carpenter Racing as teammate to owner/driver Carpenter and 2020 Rookie of the Year Rinus VeeKay.
Daly will drive ECR’s No. …

Mon, 12/21/20 – 14:40 | Comments Off on Daly To Team With ECR
Pandemic Forces Long Beach Date Change
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Concerns over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in California have prompted INDYCAR officials to proactively reschedule the 2021 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Originally booked for Sunday, April 18, as Race No. 3 of the 17-event …

Thu, 12/17/20 – 17:40 | Comments Off on Pandemic Forces Long Beach Date Change
Kellett, Bourdais To Drive Foyt’s Cars in 2021
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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A.J. Foyt Racing is giving Canadian Dalton Kellett a full season _ and a championship-caliber teammate _ to prove he belongs in the NTT IndyCar Series.
Kellett will drive Foyt Racing’s …

Thu, 12/17/20 – 9:52 | Comments Off on Kellett, Bourdais To Drive Foyt’s Cars in 2021
IndyCar Notes: Montoya Has Simple Plan For 2021 Indy 500
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Juan Pablo Montoya says there is nothing complicated about his approach to winning the Indianapolis 500, a feat he has accomplished twice during a versatile globetrotting career.
“You got to have a good car and you …

Sun, 12/13/20 – 10:45 | Comments Off on IndyCar Notes: Montoya Has Simple Plan For 2021 Indy 500
Fontana Race Becomes Covid Victim
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Reacting to a spike in COVID-19-related cases in California, NASCAR has dropped Auto Club Speedway in Fontana from its 2021 Cup and Xfinity series schedules.
NASCAR has adjusted two race weekends immediately following the 63rd running of …

Thu, 12/10/20 – 14:14 | Comments Off on Fontana Race Becomes Covid Victim
Indy Historian To Become History Himself
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Acknowledged and admired as a master of auto racing minutiae, Donald Davidson announced his impending retirement as Indianapolis Motor Speedway historian Monday with this trivia teaser.
“We are now up to the total number of drivers …

Tue, 12/8/20 – 11:25 | Comments Off on Indy Historian To Become History Himself