Mon, 22/08/16 – 11:46 | No Comment

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Chris Buescher will be the first to admit that his 2016 season has fallen into the roller-coaster category.
After all, the season was 12 races old before he recorded a top-20 finish at Dover in May. And he didn’t acquire a top-15 until Indianapolis in July. That’s why when he emerged victorious […]

Read the full story »
Cup’s Hamlin Is Second Quarter DOTY Winner
|
RacinToday.com

By Lewis Franck
Driver of The Year Panelist
It was virtually no contest as Denny Hamlin was voted second quarter winner of the Driver Of The Year Award.
Hamlin bounced back from knee surgery about one month before the second quarter began, and won three NASCAR Sprint Cup races and one NASCAR Nationwide series race in the period […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 16:24 | 2 Comments
Montoya To Start From Front At Brickyard
| Managing Editor
RacinToday.com

Indianapolis – Juan Pablo Montoya won the pole for Sunday’s Brickyard 400 on Saturday afternoon. He won it with a qualifying lap at 182.278 mph.
Montoya, who won the Indianapolis 500 in 2002 at the same Indianapolis Motor Speedway, circled the 2.5-mile track in 49.375 seconds.
Montoya appeared to be headed for a victory in last year’s […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 10:56 | Comments Off on Montoya To Start From Front At Brickyard
NASCAR Notes: No IMS Double In Cards
| Managing Editor
RacinToday.com

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Racintoday.com
Indianapolis – A Nationwide/Sprint Cup double-header at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the same weekend? Not in the cards. Not right now.
That according to officials at both NASCAR and the speedway.
NASCAR’s two top series do currently race in Indianapolis on the same weekend – this weekend, as a matter of fact […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 9:35 | One Comment
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com
Lance Dewease had never won two World of Outlaws A-Feature events in one season, let alone in one week. Until Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway in the opener of the Summer Nationals, as he followed up his win at Lernerville Speedway earlier this week with a victory at his home track in front of […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Dewease On A Roll
IndyCar Notes: Power Still Charging
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
With his victory in the Honda Indy Toronto last Sunday, Will Power continued a methodical march toward what looms as his first IZOD IndyCar Series driver’s championship.
Power, of Team Penske, finished 1.2-seconds ahead of reigning series champion Dario Franchitti of Target Chip Ganassi Racing on the 1.75-mile Streets of Toronto […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 8:10 | 2 Comments
Force Early Leader At Bandimere
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com
Funny Car champion John Force cashed-in one of his perks as season-long points-leader at Bandimere Speedway Friday evening, emerging as provisional pole-sitter over Del Worsham for the 31st annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals.
Force powered his Castrol GTX High-Mileage Ford Mustang to a 4.191-second run at 296.76 mph to move into position to claim his fifth […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 7:59 | Comments Off on Force Early Leader At Bandimere
Edwards’ Bump Draws Ire Of Peers
| Managing Editor
RacinToday.com

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Indianapolis – Carl Edwards may have lost the battle for the hearts and minds of his peers for his part in late-race shenanigans at Gateway International Raceway last weekend.
In fact, some drivers had some very harsh words for Edwards, who instigated a last-lap wreck with Brad Keselowski at Gateway on […]

Fri, 07/23/10 – 17:10 | 7 Comments
Edwards, Keselowski Stand Their Ground
| Managing Editor
RacinToday.com

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Indianapolis – Those hoping that five days of reflection would cause Brad Keselowski and Carl Edwards to reinterpret what happened between them on the final lap of last Saturday night’s Nationwide Series race were wasting their hopes.
Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the two drivers stood fast with their did-not/did too […]

Fri, 07/23/10 – 15:19 | Comments Off on Edwards, Keselowski Stand Their Ground
IRL On Its Way To Racing Domestic Cars
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Indianapolis – Dallara Automobili’s selection as manufacturer of the IndyCar Safety Cell beginning in 2012 has the potential of transforming Main Street in Speedway, Ind., into motorsports’ version of Little Italy.
Overshadowed amid the hoopla accompanying Dallara’s selection last week as primary chassis supplier for the IZOD IndyCar Series was the […]

Fri, 07/23/10 – 8:21 | One Comment
Woody: Readers Have Right To Write
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
As my old sports editor used to chuckle, when the letter starts, “Dear Dope,” you figure it’s not going to be complimentary. They’re not writing to tell you how much they admire your wit and appreciate your wisdom.
While serving a 40-year sentence as a newspaperman, I’ve been called every name […]

Thu, 07/22/10 – 6:18 | 5 Comments