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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2021 Daytona 500 To Be Run In Front Of ‘Limited’ Number Of Fans
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The impending rollout of several COVID-19 vaccines will not have an immediate effect on fans planning to attend the NASCAR Cup Series 2021 season-opening Daytona 500.
NASCAR and Daytona International Speedway officials have confirmed the 63rd …

Fri, 12/4/20 – 9:18 | Comments Off on 2021 Daytona 500 To Be Run In Front Of ‘Limited’ Number Of Fans
Flat Spot On: 10 Items Not Yet Reported in Grosjean Crash
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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I wrote the book about F1’s safety revolution. It’s called “CRASH! From Senna to Earnhardt” and here are 10 reasons why it’s worth a read in the aftermath of Romain Grosjean’s …

Thu, 12/3/20 – 8:46 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: 10 Items Not Yet Reported in Grosjean Crash
Hendrick Crew Member Killed
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Hendrick Motorsports is mourning the loss of a crew member following a tragic Thanksgiving week auto accident.
William Rowdy Harrell, a tire-carrier for HMS’ No. 88 NASCAR Cup Series team, and his wife, Blakley, were killed …

Fri, 11/27/20 – 11:36 | Comments Off on Hendrick Crew Member Killed
Kanaan Joins Ganassi IndyCar ‘Dream Team’
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Tony Kanaan is returning to the NTT IndyCar Series in 2021 with Chip Ganassi Racing via a multi-year deal fit for the aged.
Kanaan, the 2013 Indianapolis 500 winner and 2004 …

Tue, 11/24/20 – 14:58 | Comments Off on Kanaan Joins Ganassi IndyCar ‘Dream Team’
Notes: NASCAR Fetes 2020 Champs
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NASCAR’s 2020 Awards will be presented during a 90-minute special airing Wednesday at 8 p.m. (EST) on NBC Sports Network. The virtual program will honor Cup Series champion Chase Elliott of Hendrick Motorsports, Xfinity Series …

Wed, 11/18/20 – 9:23 | Comments Off on Notes: NASCAR Fetes 2020 Champs
Cup’s Next Gen Car Takes Drivers For A Ride
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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NASCAR veteran Kurt Busch says he went back to school Monday while testing the Next Gen car scheduled to make its Cup Series debut in the 2022 Daytona 500.
“You know, …

Tue, 11/17/20 – 15:59 | One Comment
Castroneves Will Go For No. 4 With Meyer Shank Racing
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Meyer Shank Racing will raise the profile of its INDYCAR brand in 2021 via a limited program featuring one of open-wheel racing’s most popular drivers.
Helio Castroneves’ relentless pursuit of a record-tying fourth Indianapolis 500 victory …

Wed, 11/11/20 – 15:09 | Comments Off on Castroneves Will Go For No. 4 With Meyer Shank Racing
New Champ Elliott Is Popular And Talented
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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AVONDALE, Ariz. – When Chase Elliott bussed tables and washed dishes as a young teenager at the Dawsonville Pool Room the walls surrounding him chronicled his father’s racing achievements via …

Mon, 11/9/20 – 14:02 | Comments Off on New Champ Elliott Is Popular And Talented
Elliott Becomes A NASCAR Cup Champion
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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When Chase Elliott got out of his car after winning the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series championship at Phoenix Raceway on Sunday, he seemed to be something that he had been …

Mon, 11/9/20 – 8:57 | Comments Off on Elliott Becomes A NASCAR Cup Champion
Cindric Defied Father, Won Title
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AVONDALE, Ariz. – When 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series champion Austin Cindric informed his parents at age 10 that he wanted to be a race car driver they were not pleased with his decision.
Both were quite …

Sun, 11/8/20 – 12:07 | Comments Off on Cindric Defied Father, Won Title