Wed, 6/11/19 – 16:06 | 9 Comments

There used to be butts in them thar seats. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Jim Pedley | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

There is that old saying that is usually attributed to moms or aunts or somebody who bakes really good pies: If you can’t say something good about someone, don’t say anything. Glad mom won’t be reading the […]

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INDYCAR Is Bully On New Safety Screen
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Testing continues on the IndyCar Series’ Autoscreen.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

First on-track test of INDYCAR’s Aeroscreen driver safety innovation is scheduled for Wednesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a project the sanctioning body views as a global game-changer.

Five-time NTT IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon of Chip Ganassi Racing and 2014 series champ Will Power of […]

Wed, 10/2/19 – 8:01 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Is Bully On New Safety Screen
Determining The Dozen Got A Little Bit Ugly
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Turn 1 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway infield road circuit took a big toll on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Tami Pope)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Entering Sunday’s Bank of America ROVAL 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, seven drivers were within 26 points of one another in the playoffs. But their quest to […]

Mon, 09/30/19 – 17:02 | Comments Off on Determining The Dozen Got A Little Bit Ugly
Elliott Turns Bad Move Into A Winning Moment
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Chase Elliott hit some bumps in the road during Sunday’s Cup Series race at the Charlotte infield road course, but he recovered and got the victory. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Redemption is sweet! 

Anyone who doubts that statement need only refer to Chase Elliott’s victory celebration Sunday following […]

Mon, 09/30/19 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Elliott Turns Bad Move Into A Winning Moment
IndyCar Demo At Roval Fires Up Teams, Fans
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Josef Newgarden, who won this year’s IndyCar Series championship, drive his Team Penske Chevrolet in a demonstration at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL over the weekend. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Jim Fluharty)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – If you thought Charlotte Motor Speedway’s ROVAL would be used only once a year for NASCAR events, […]

Sat, 09/28/19 – 17:45 | Comments Off on IndyCar Demo At Roval Fires Up Teams, Fans
Bad News Came Out Of The Blue For Stenhouse
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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. didn’t see the axe coming. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Ashley R Dickerson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Ricky Stenhouse Jr. admitted Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway that he was blindsided by Roush Fenway Racing’s decision to replace him for the 2020 season with Chris Buescher.

“I got a text on Tuesday […]

Sat, 09/28/19 – 12:41 | Comments Off on Bad News Came Out Of The Blue For Stenhouse
Childress Racing Is Still Going Strong At Age 50
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Austin Dillon is carrying on the tradition at Richard Childress Racing. (RacingToday/HHP photo by Jim Fluharty)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Today when Richard Childress crosses the railroad tracks in tiny Welcome, N.C., he enters the 52-acre campus of the racing operation that bears his name. Housed in the 17 buildings are a museum, three NASCAR […]

Fri, 09/27/19 – 20:15 | Comments Off on Childress Racing Is Still Going Strong At Age 50
Flat Spot On: The Book, the Saga, the Writer
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Sebastien Bourdais did not walk away from his Indy qualifying crash in 2017, but he soon returned to racing thanks to the SAFER barrier, a strong chassis and the HANS Device. (AP photo)

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer RacinToday.com

Why would a guy write an entire book on a single safety device? At first blush, that […]

Thu, 09/26/19 – 8:46 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: The Book, the Saga, the Writer
Newgarden Builds On A Winning Reputation
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Josef Newgarden won his second IndyCar Series championship on Sunday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Emotionally worn-out, Josef Newgarden joined the ranks of INDYCAR’s multiple champions in the 2019 season-ending Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey on a day when mercurial rookie Colton Herta previewed his emerging title aspirations.

Team Penske’s Newgarden clinched his […]

Tue, 09/24/19 – 8:26 | Comments Off on Newgarden Builds On A Winning Reputation
Andretti-Bound Herta Celebrates at Laguna Seca
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Colton Herta will begin the final IndyCar Series race of the season from the pole. (Photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Mercurial rookie Colton Herta celebrated his newly-secured future at Andretti Autosport Saturday with a salute to his father while upstaging the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series championship contenders during qualifying for the season-ending […]

Sun, 09/22/19 – 9:10 | Comments Off on Andretti-Bound Herta Celebrates at Laguna Seca
2019 IndyCar Title To Be Decided This Weekend
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Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden leads IndyCar into Laguna Seca this weekend. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Same as it’s ever been, the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series driver’s championship could be finished at the start of Sunday’s season-ending Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey.

Open-wheel has returned to historic WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca’s 2.258-mile/11-turn permanent […]

Fri, 09/20/19 – 14:58 | Comments Off on 2019 IndyCar Title To Be Decided This Weekend