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Dale Earnhardt Jr. walked away from a serious airplane crash in Tennessee. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

ELIZABETHTON, TENN. – Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s jet bounced at least twice on the Elizabethton Municipal Airport runway before the landing gear collapsed, NTSB senior investigator Ralph Hicks said Friday.

“We were able to obtain surveillance […]

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Dixon Takes Safety Screen For A Test Drive
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IndyCar Series driver Scott Dixon tested the series’ new “Aeroscreen”. (Photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Scott Dixon crammed hot laps around five diverse NTT IndyCar Series layouts into a single session during a simulator test Tuesday of INDYCAR’s Aeroscreen driver safety prototype at the Dallara Research Center in Speedway, Ind.

Manufactured by Roush […]

Thu, 07/4/19 – 7:57 | Comments Off on Dixon Takes Safety Screen For A Test Drive
Ranking The Best Road Circuits In N. America
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Road America is, by consensus, considered a world class road circuit. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Just before the start of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway, Fox Sports’ Mike Joy let go with a Mike Joy. Dripping with condescending and take-my-word-as-gospel tone, he let go with this: Sonoma is […]

Fri, 06/28/19 – 9:15 | Comments Off on Ranking The Best Road Circuits In N. America
Lots Of Eyes On Rossi – Including Those of Penske?
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Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi powers through Turn 5 at Road America. He won last weekend’s IndyCar Series race at the Wisconsin road course and won it by a bunch. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Alexander Rossi altered the NTT IndyCar Series championship landscape with his dominating victory in Sunday’s REV Group Grand […]

Thu, 06/27/19 – 8:28 | Comments Off on Lots Of Eyes On Rossi – Including Those of Penske?
A Sad Farewell To Factory-Backed Prototypes
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The Porsche 919 Hybrids were things of esthetic and technical beauty.

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Thanksgiving for food and football, New Years Day for college football and all-day finger food and Le Mans for the greatest sports car race in the world and coffee and a grilling out and more coffee.

Those, in order, would be […]

Tue, 06/18/19 – 15:03 | Comments Off on A Sad Farewell To Factory-Backed Prototypes
Newgarden Makes A Statement In Fort Worth
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Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden grabbed a big victory on Saturday night in Texas. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – With his victory at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday night, Joseph Newgarden officially served notice that the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series championship is his to win.

So bring it, Alexander Rossi.

The DXC […]

Mon, 06/10/19 – 8:18 | Comments Off on Newgarden Makes A Statement In Fort Worth
Biffle Makes An Awesome Return To NASCAR
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Greg Biffle returned to the cockpit on Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. And a successful return it was. (Photo courtesy of Texas Motor Speedway)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – It was, as Greg Biffle screamed over his radio at the checkered flag, an “awesome freaking drive.”

Awesome? Improbable was more to the […]

Sat, 06/8/19 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Biffle Makes An Awesome Return To NASCAR
IndyCar’s Dixon Gets Royal Treatment Back Home
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IndyCar driver Scott Dixon celebrated his win in Detroit with a fountain drink on Sunday. He also could celebrate a royal honor. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Already considered royalty in the INDYCAR paddock, Scott Dixon’s homeland has made it official.

Dixon recovered from a crash and last-place finish in Saturday’s weather-plagued Race […]

Tue, 06/4/19 – 18:09 | Comments Off on IndyCar’s Dixon Gets Royal Treatment Back Home
Pagenaud Goes Out Clubbing In Indianapolis
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Indinapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud’s celebration continued Monday at The Speedway. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Simon Pagenaud awoke after two hours of sleep Monday morning as Team Penske’s latest Indianapolis 500 champion, and a guy in need of a new smartphone.

“I don’t have my phone anymore. It’s just blown-up,” […]

Tue, 05/28/19 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Goes Out Clubbing In Indianapolis
Pagenaud Went To Attack Mode To Conquer Indy
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Frenchman Simon Pagenaud gave Roger Penske his 18th Indy 500 victory on Sunday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Simon Pagenaud spent the last 16-days at Indianapolis Motor Speedway reminding the racing universe how and why he drives for Team Penske.

“I was never going to give up, I’ll tell you,” Pagenaud […]

Mon, 05/27/19 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Went To Attack Mode To Conquer Indy
Truex Survives Wallburger To Win The 600
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Martin Truex Jr. won NASCAR’s marathon event on Sunday. (Photo courtesy of NASCAR)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Martin Truex Jr.’s chances for his second Coca-Cola 600 victory at Charlotte Motor Speedway appeared to disintegrate on lap 74 when he blew a tire and hit the wall while leading Sunday night’s race, but […]

Mon, 05/27/19 – 8:23 | Comments Off on Truex Survives Wallburger To Win The 600