Mon, 27/05/19 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Went To Attack Mode To Conquer Indy

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 […]

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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
‘The Snake’ Basks After Dash The Through Desert
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Co-drivers Jagger Jones and Don ‘The Snake’ Prudhomme made it to the finish line in their 1,300-mile dash through the Mexican desert.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Drag racing icon Don “The Snake” Prudhomme and teen-aged co-driver Jagger Jones turned an all-night thrash into a checkered flag finish in the NORRA Mexican 1000, where their unofficial […]

Wed, 05/8/19 – 17:02 | Comments Off on ‘The Snake’ Basks After Dash The Through Desert
May Begins With Safety, Qualifying In Spotlight
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Alexander Rossi took to the infield road course at Indy in a car fitted with INDYCAR’s new Advanced Frontal Protection safety device. The AFP is the small fin located just forward of the cockpit. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDYCAR’s latest safety-related innovation will be front-and-center during the Month of May at […]

Thu, 05/2/19 – 8:38 | Comments Off on May Begins With Safety, Qualifying In Spotlight
Flat Spot On: Talladega Lives Up To Its Reputation
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Chase Elliott chased down the checkered flag at Talladega on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Alan Marler)

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Maybe this NASCAR thing is going to work out OK after all. A victory by Chase Elliott at the Talladega Superspeedway in front of a big crowd capped a race under new […]

Mon, 04/29/19 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Talladega Lives Up To Its Reputation