Sun, 22/04/18 – 17:19 | No Comment

Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama has been postponed until Monday because of heavy rains and standing water on the track.
The race did get started and 22 laps were concluded. But the race went yellow and then red as the wet conditions worsened and played a part in a couple of […]

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Preece Wins Bristol Xfinity Race
Ryan Preece won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Preece’s led 39 of 300 laps in his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota to collect his first win of the year, the second of his career and his  first in the series at Bristol.
“Words can’t even describe,” Preece said of winning at Bristol. “My mom’s super […]

Sat, 04/14/18 – 17:27 | No Comment
Haas F1 Drivers Qualify In Top 11 In China
Haas F1 Team drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen qualified 10th and 11th, respectively, on Saturday for the Chinese Grand Prix. Round 3 of the 21-race FIA Formula One World Championship is scheduled for Sunday on the 3.387-mile/5.451-kilometer/16-turn Shanghai International Circuit.
Grosjean set the fifth-fastest time in Q1 for the American-owned team with a lap of […]

Sat, 04/14/18 – 11:58 | No Comment
Long Beach Roundup: Montoya On IMSA Pole
Team Penske’s Juan Pablo Montoya won the pole for Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Series race in Long Beach on Friday.
Montoya, driving an Acura ARX-05 prototype, laid down a circuit-record lap of 1 minute, 12.922 seconds (97.155 mph) in the No. 6 Acura DPi he co-drives with Dane Cameron. Ricky Taylor previously held the record, lapping […]

Sat, 04/14/18 – 8:24 | No Comment
Rutherford Feted By Road Racers
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Three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Johnny Rutherford was honored for his distinguished career by his peers in the Road Racing Drivers Club Thursday night as a prelude to this weekend’s 44th running of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
The RRDC Evening with Johnny Rutherford Presented by Firestone was held at the Hilton Hotel before a […]

Sat, 04/14/18 – 8:20 | No Comment
All-Star Aero Package Has Doubters In Garages
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – NASCAR drivers admit something needs to be done to improve the racing on 1.5-mile tracks, but several of them said Friday they didn’t know if the rules package announced for next month’s All-Star race would be the solution.
Implemented for the first time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, it’s the same […]

Fri, 04/13/18 – 18:03 | No Comment
Kyle Busch Tops Big Brother To Win Pole At Bristol
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Kyle Busch remained the hottest driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Friday when he won the pole for Sunday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
To get the pole for Sunday’s 500-lapper, Busch had to ease past brother Kurt, who was second fastest in qualifying at BMS.
Kyle Busch set the […]

Fri, 04/13/18 – 17:01 | No Comment
TV Numbers: Not Everything Bigger In Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
FORT WORTH, Texas – Last Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway failed to reverse a season-long trend of sagging TV viewership numbers.
The 22nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 reportedly posted a 1.7 rating and 2.82-million viewers on FOX Sports 1 _ down a staggering 37 […]

Fri, 04/13/18 – 10:38 | No Comment
All-Star Race To Feature ‘Edgy’ Aero Package

NASCAR’s Monster Energy All-Star Race on May 19 at Charlotte Motor Speedway will be contested with the “edgy” competition package used in last season’s successful NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Each car will be fitted with aero ducts, a six-inch-high spoiler with two 12-inch ears, a restrictor plate and the 2014-style splitter. This […]

Fri, 04/13/18 – 6:54 | No Comment
Torrence Gets Vegas Four-Wide Win

Steve Torrence added another bullet-point to his racing resume Sunday with a victory in the 19th annual NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Torrence wheeled his dragster to a 1,000-foot pass in 3.771-seconds at 326.63 mph for the 18th victory of his career and second of the season.  The Kilgore, Texas, […]

Mon, 04/9/18 – 7:16 | No Comment
The Bow Is Back: Kyle Busch Wins In Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
FORT WORTH, Texas – Kyle Busch brushed-off his signature bow to the fans Sunday afternoon for the first time this season at Texas Motor Speedway after outlasting Kevin Harvick en route to victory in the 22nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.
Busch scored his first win of the Monster Energy NASCAR […]

Sun, 04/8/18 – 19:24 | No Comment