Sun, 7/07/19 – 10:53 | No Comment

Bob Tasca III celebrates after winning the Funny Car portion of the NHRA show at Norwalk, Ohio recently. (Photo courtesy of the NHRA)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Bob Tasca III’s fierce brand loyalty has returned Ford Motor Company to relevance in the NHRA’s nitro Funny Car ranks and rekindled memories of “Ford Total Performance.”

The […]

Read the full story »
Rossi Dazzles At Mid-Ohio
|
RacinToday.com

About the only wheel Alexander Rossi turned wrong in Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio came when he attempted a victory doughnut…and his No. 27 car slid-off track and became stuck in the grass.
Otherwise, it was an exceptional day for the Andretti Autosport driver from California, who won the Verizon IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports […]

Mon, 07/30/18 – 7:20 | Comments Off on Rossi Dazzles At Mid-Ohio
Busch Scores Back-To-Front Win At Pocono
| Managing Editor
RacinToday.com

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Kyle Busch overcame starting from near the rear of the field because of a penalty for failing post-qualifying inspection, an out-of-sorts car early in the race and several late-race restarts to win Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania.
The victory in the Gander Outdoors 400 […]

Mon, 07/30/18 – 7:05 | Comments Off on Busch Scores Back-To-Front Win At Pocono
Bell Wins In Iowa
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com
Christopher Bell drove his No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota to Victory Lane for the third consecutive time Saturday when he won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Iowa Speedway.
“When it’s your day, it’s your day,” Bell who had to stay out of a track full of trouble over the final 15 laps, said. “I’ll […]

Sun, 07/29/18 – 8:22 | Comments Off on Bell Wins In Iowa
Smith Wins Bike Battle
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com

Matt Smith raced to his first career NHRA Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Bike Battle win during the Toyota NHRA Nationals at Sonoma Raceway on Saturday.

Smith earned a $25,000 payday in the all-star bonus race featuring eight top riders in the Pro Stock Motorcycle category.

In other racing, Clay Millican (Top Fuel), Courtney Force (Funny Car), Greg […]

Sun, 07/29/18 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Smith Wins Bike Battle
Penalties Put JGR’s Suarez On Pocono Pole
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com
Daniel Suarez was awarded the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Speedway after the drivers with the two top qualifying speeds – Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch – failed post-qualifying inspection.

Harvick was fastest in the final round of qualifying, but his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford did not pass the body scan […]

Sat, 07/28/18 – 17:43 | Comments Off on Penalties Put JGR’s Suarez On Pocono Pole
Rossi Rolls To Pole In Mid-Ohio Qualifying
|
RacinToday.com

Alexander Rossi won the ole position at the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio on Saturday.
In the Fast Six, the last of three Verizon IndyCar Series knockout qualifying rounds, Rossi waited until less than two minutes remained in the session before taking the track at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
He turned a single timed lap in the […]

Sat, 07/28/18 – 14:49 | Comments Off on Rossi Rolls To Pole In Mid-Ohio Qualifying
Courtney Force P1 In Sonoma
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com

Courtney Force drove to the provisional Funny Car Friday night as the NHRA kicked of action at the Sonoma Nationals – the second event of the Western Swing – at Sonoma Raceway.

Clay Millican (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also preliminary No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories […]

Sat, 07/28/18 – 7:42 | Comments Off on Courtney Force P1 In Sonoma
Air Races Coming Back To TMS
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – The skies of Texas will play host to the 2018 season-finale of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship.
Texas Motor Speedway has been selected as the eighth and final stop Nov. 17-18 for the globetrotting series that began the season in February in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and competes in […]

Fri, 07/27/18 – 7:03 | Comments Off on Air Races Coming Back To TMS
John Force Returns To Top
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

Funny Car icon John Force returned to the top of the mountain Sunday, racing to his 149th career victory and first in over a year to cap the 39th annual Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals in Morrison, Colo.
Leah Pritchett (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also emerged as winners […]

Mon, 07/23/18 – 7:17 | Comments Off on John Force Returns To Top
Late Bump Gives Harvick The Cup Win In N.H.
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com
Kevin Harvick tracked down Kyle Busch over the final 20 laps, bumped Busch out of the way for the lead with seven laps to go and went on to win  Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The victory was the series-leading sixth of the season for the […]

Mon, 07/23/18 – 7:09 | Comments Off on Late Bump Gives Harvick The Cup Win In N.H.