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Dale Earnhardt Jr. walked away from a serious airplane crash in Tennessee. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

ELIZABETHTON, TENN. – Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s jet bounced at least twice on the Elizabethton Municipal Airport runway before the landing gear collapsed, NTSB senior investigator Ralph Hicks said Friday.

“We were able to obtain surveillance […]

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Pagenaud Not Slowing Down
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Simon Pagenaud led the pack during the final practice at Indy on Monday. (Photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

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Pole-sitter Simon Pagenaud started Monday celebrating his qualification effort for the 103rd Indianapolis 500 by participating in the traditional front-row photo shoot. He ended the day at the top of the speed chart.

Pagenaud emerged as the fastest driver during […]

Tue, 05/21/19 – 14:34 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Not Slowing Down
No Shortage Of Emotions After Indy Qualifying
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Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske was one happy pole-winner at Indy on Sunday.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske drove flat-out Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and qualified on-pole for the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500.

Fernando Alonso of McLaren Racing said he did likewise around the famed 2.5-mile oval. But Alonso […]

Mon, 05/20/19 – 8:24 | Comments Off on No Shortage Of Emotions After Indy Qualifying
NASCAR To Keep Eye On Bowyer And Newman
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Ryan Newman, left, and Clint Bowyer, center, yukked it up at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday. Fisticuffs replaced the yuks after Saturday night’s All-Star race at CMS. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – NASCAR Competition Senior Vice President Scott Miller said he didn’t expect any penalties to be assessed […]

Mon, 05/20/19 – 7:16 | Comments Off on NASCAR To Keep Eye On Bowyer And Newman
Alonso, Hinchcliffe On The Spot At Indianapolis
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Fernando Alonso spent a lot of time sitting in lines at Indy on Saturday. (Photos by INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Six drivers will vie for the final three starting spots in the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500 Sunday during a Last Row Shootout featuring the shocking, high-profile presences of Fernando Alonso and James […]

Sun, 05/19/19 – 9:04 | Comments Off on Alonso, Hinchcliffe On The Spot At Indianapolis
Larson Hopes All-Star Win Is Just The Beginning
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Kyle Larson broke a victory drought Saturday night when he won the Cup Series All-Star Race. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

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CONCORD, N.C. – Kyle Larson hadn’t enjoyed a NASCAR Cup victory lane since September 2017, but that changed Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway when he emerged victorious in the […]

Sun, 05/19/19 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Larson Hopes All-Star Win Is Just The Beginning
Andretti Cars Fastest On ‘Fast Friday’
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Andretti Autosport’s Conor Daly laid down the fastest lap in practice at Indy on Friday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Led by “one-off” driver Conor Daly, Andretti Autosport emerged atop the speed chart during “Fast Friday” practice for the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Daly led a pack […]

Sat, 05/18/19 – 8:23 | Comments Off on Andretti Cars Fastest On ‘Fast Friday’
Jimmie: Chances Of Nailing Goals Are Slimming
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Jimmie Johnson said Friday that his contract with Hendrick Motorsports expires after the 2020 season. After that, he said, who knows?

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CONCORD, N.C. – Jimmie Johnson said Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway that he doesn’t have a contract beyond 2020 and in reality, he probably doesn’t have five years left as […]

Sat, 05/18/19 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Jimmie: Chances Of Nailing Goals Are Slimming
Carpenter Building Big Speed At Practice In Indy
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Ed Carpenter Racing’s Ed Jones logged the fastest time during practice at Indy on Thursday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Home-grown Ed Carpenter Racing replaced Team Penske’s juggernaut atop the speed chart at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Thursday, the third of four days of practice leading into this weekend’s qualifications for the 103rd […]

Fri, 05/17/19 – 8:32 | Comments Off on Carpenter Building Big Speed At Practice In Indy
Rookie Rosenqvist Meets His First Wall At Indy
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Felix Rosenqvist ran into trouble during practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Rookie Felix Rosenqvist joined Fernando Alonso in the wall and on the DNF list after Wednesday’s second of four days of practice for the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500.

With just less than an […]

Thu, 05/16/19 – 8:37 | Comments Off on Rookie Rosenqvist Meets His First Wall At Indy
Alonso’s Indy 500 2019 Bid Runs Into A Wall
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Fernando Alonso found the wall at Indy during Wednesday’s practice for this year’s 500. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Open-wheel history has proven there are two types of drivers at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway _ those that have hit the wall and those that will hit the wall.

Fernando Alonso finally joined the […]

Wed, 05/15/19 – 16:11 | Comments Off on Alonso’s Indy 500 2019 Bid Runs Into A Wall