Sun, 13/10/19 – 12:47 | No Comment

A NASCAR/IndyCar twin-bill at places like Texas Motor Speedway would be a winner, says former driver Tony Stewart.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – If shared doubleheader weekends between NASCAR and INDYCAR are to become must-see TV at venues like Texas Motor Speedway, Tony Stewart says one of the sanctioning bodies will need […]

Read the full story »
McLaren To Return Full Time To IndyCar Series
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

McLaren will put “papaya orange” Indy cars back on track on a full time basis next season. (File photo courtesy of McLaren Racing)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Determined to erase the memory of Fernando Alonso’s failed bid to qualify for the 2019 Indianapolis 500, McLaren Racing will field a full time program in the NTT […]

Fri, 08/9/19 – 17:18 | Comments Off on McLaren To Return Full Time To IndyCar Series
Cindric Living His Dream, If Not His Father’s
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

Austin Cindric celebrated his first victory in the NASCAR Xfinity Series on Saturday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Swept up in the hoopla surrounding his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory, Austin Cindric had yet to phone his father as he met the media for his post-race presser.

As […]

Wed, 08/7/19 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Cindric Living His Dream, If Not His Father’s
History, Elliott Repeat Themselves At The Glen
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

Chase Elliott emerged victorious for a second straight year at Watkins Glen. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Garry Eller)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – There’s a new King of the Road at Watkins Glen International, and the guy who finished second here Sunday afternoon qualifies as NASCAR road-racing royalty, too.

Chase Elliott and Martin […]

Mon, 08/5/19 – 8:10 | Comments Off on History, Elliott Repeat Themselves At The Glen
Questions Of New, Old Encircle Jimmie At The Glen
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

Will a new crew chief bring back the old Jimmie Johnson on Sunday at Watkins Glen? (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. _ Winless in over two years and in danger of missing the 2019 NASCAR Cup Playoffs, Jimmie Johnson will race at Watkins Glen International today with a new crew […]

Sun, 08/4/19 – 7:40 | Comments Off on Questions Of New, Old Encircle Jimmie At The Glen
Elliott Returns To The Scene Of The First Time
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

Chase Elliott has some great memories of the Watkins Glen International road course. He won his first Cup race there. He will start Sunday’s race from the pole. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Andrew Coppley)

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. _ Chase Elliott fondly recalls those hot summer days of his innocent youth, tagging along with […]

Sat, 08/3/19 – 18:27 | Comments Off on Elliott Returns To The Scene Of The First Time
Briscoe Didn’t Flip Out After First Xfinity Win
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

Chase Briscoe finally got to spray some champagne after winning at Iowa. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – One week removed from his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory of 2019, Chase Briscoe was talking about signature celebratory moments.

“What I remember is Carl Edwards doing the back flip,” said Briscoe, whose […]

Sat, 08/3/19 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Briscoe Didn’t Flip Out After First Xfinity Win
INDYCAR Comes Up With A Winner – Hybrid Power
| Managing Editor
RacinToday.com

INDYCAR is taking a bold step forward by switching on hybrid power in 2022.

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

With all the idiotic, transparently gimmick-based changes that American auto racing series have been splatting against walls in recent years, it has never been easier to become a cynic of the sport.

But on Thursday, INDYCAR announced a […]

Thu, 08/1/19 – 15:30 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Comes Up With A Winner – Hybrid Power
Jimmie Johnson Gets New A Crew Chief
|
RacinToday.com

Jimmie Johnson to pursue Playoff berth with new crew chief. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Harold Hinson)

RacinToday.com

Hendrick Motorsports announced Monday that Jimmie Johnson has been assigned a new crew chief. Out is Kevin Meendering and in is Cliff Daniels.

Johnson, pursuing a record eighth NASCAR Cup Series championship has not won a race since last season. He […]

Mon, 07/29/19 – 13:39 | Comments Off on Jimmie Johnson Gets New A Crew Chief
Rossi Puts End To Rumors; Is Staying With Andretti
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

Alexander Rossi will be driving a Andretti Autosport Honda next year “and beyond”. (File photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDYCAR’s prized free-agent is staying put, bringing a quick kaput to the NTT IndyCar Series’ Silly Season.

Alexander Rossi, who parachuted into the series with Andretti Autosport in the spring of 2016, will remain […]

Sun, 07/28/19 – 8:11 | Comments Off on Rossi Puts End To Rumors; Is Staying With Andretti
Sitting At The Intersection Of NASCAR And Apollo 11
| Managing Editor
RacinToday.com

Yes, it really happened 50 years ago.

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Many years back, an old college friend and road racing freak asked me about NASCAR’s version of going fast. What’s it like “covering the Gomers?” the guy, who was a pure science guy in school, wondered.

The implication of his question/statement was that NASCAR […]

Sat, 07/20/19 – 13:02 | Comments Off on Sitting At The Intersection Of NASCAR And Apollo 11