Tue, 26/05/20 – 8:01 | No Comment

FORT WORTH, Texas – NBC Sports apparently is channeling Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage.
Sanctioning body INDYCAR announced Monday the NTT IndyCar Series’ season-opening Genesys 300 night race at TMS on Saturday, June 6, will …

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Flat Spot On – Larson’s Mistake Another Opportunity for Diversity
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Now that the hyper-sensitivity on the Internet and newsroom envy by sportswriters has peaked, I believe it’s important to point out three elements about Kyle Larson’s use of a racial …

Thu, 04/16/20 – 15:50 | One Comment
Larson Gets Booted By Ganassi
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Kyle Larson, one of the top young drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series, has been fired by Chip Ganassi Racing after the 27-year-old spoke a racial slur that was caught on live-streaming television over the …

Tue, 04/14/20 – 16:33 | Comments Off on Larson Gets Booted By Ganassi
NASCAR Loses It’s ‘First Lady’
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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Four days before Easter NASCAR lost one of its icons – Flossie Johnson.
She never drove a race car, but there were more important business decisions made in her kitchen than …

Tue, 04/14/20 – 8:48 | One Comment
2021 NASCAR Hall of Fame Nominees Announced
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NASCAR today announced the nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021. The list includes five first-time nominees — three on the Modern Era Ballot and two on the Pioneer Ballot.
Jeff Burton (21-time …

Tue, 04/7/20 – 16:46 | Comments Off on 2021 NASCAR Hall of Fame Nominees Announced
Update: IndyCar Targets TMS For Season-Opener
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Texas Motor Speedway has been penciled into the leadoff spot in INDYCAR’s latest revision of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series schedule, and that’s not necessarily a sure thing.
The Genesys 600 …

Tue, 04/7/20 – 16:32 | Comments Off on Update: IndyCar Targets TMS For Season-Opener
Flat Spot On: If Senna met Earnhardt…
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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In a forum I checked into recently, I found this rather incredible question posted in an online Q & A with longtime TV commentator Bob Varsha. The site was SafeisFast.com …

Tue, 03/31/20 – 9:09 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: If Senna met Earnhardt…
NHRA Hoping To Fire Engines In Early June
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By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
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Responding to the COVID-19 global pandemic, NHRA officials have released a revised 2020 schedule that tentatively will resume with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville (Fla.) Raceway June 5-7.
The season …

Sat, 03/28/20 – 8:44 | Comments Off on NHRA Hoping To Fire Engines In Early June
Pandemic Update: Indy 500 Moved To Late August
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The 104th edition of the Indianapolis 500 has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 23, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials from INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) announced Thursday. “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” will …

Thu, 03/26/20 – 15:19 | Comments Off on Pandemic Update: Indy 500 Moved To Late August
NASCAR President Discusses Rest of 2020 Season
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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NASCAR President Steve Phelps says the sanctioning body intends to complete its entire point-paying, 36-race Cup Series schedule this season once the COVID-19 pandemic is history.
NASCAR suspended its season last …

Thu, 03/19/20 – 7:57 | Comments Off on NASCAR President Discusses Rest of 2020 Season
Pandemic Updates : NASCAR Hopes to Hold All 36 Cup Races
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(Editor’s note: This story will be updated as the Coronavirus pandemic and its effect on auto racing evolves. It was last updated on March 25.)
Auto racing has joined stick-and-ball sports in interrupting their schedules in …

Thu, 03/12/20 – 15:22 | Comments Off on Pandemic Updates : NASCAR Hopes to Hold All 36 Cup Races