Wed, 4/12/19 – 17:14 | No Comment

The NASCAR victory celebrations in Nashville have come to an end. But the sport had kinda returned this week. (File photo courtesy of NASCAR)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

So, Nashville, eh?

I guess moving the annual season-capping banquet, awards ceremony and dress-up party makes some sense. Country music – the Rascal Flatts version if […]

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Tony Stewart: Let’s Race Two
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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 […]

Sun, 10/13/19 – 12:47 | Comments Off on Tony Stewart: Let’s Race Two
Flat Spot On: Racing from Virginia to Georgia and Alabama
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The new Michelin tower is a window on pro road racing’s aspirations. (RacinToday photos by Jonathan Ingram)

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer RacinToday.com

ALTON, VA. – After finally arriving in the main paddock at the SCCA Runoffs, I was transported back 25 years. It had been that long since I had last attended a National Championship weekend. […]

Sun, 10/13/19 – 8:38 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Racing from Virginia to Georgia and Alabama
Rookie Ashley’s Dreams Coming True
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Justin Ashley is making his NHRA Top Fuel debut this weekend in North Carolina. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Justin Ashley always knew he wanted to race in the NHRA, but the second-generation driver never expected to make his Top Fuel debut at age 24 or be able […]

Sun, 10/13/19 – 8:18 | Comments Off on Rookie Ashley’s Dreams Coming True
Funny Cars Can’t Afford To Flop In Concord
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The race for the Funny Car championship is white hot as the Countdown reaches the halfway point in Concord, N.C. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – With five drivers embroiled in an intense battle for the NHRA Funny Car championship halfway through the Countdown, veteran Ron Capps says removing […]

Sat, 10/12/19 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Funny Cars Can’t Afford To Flop In Concord
Crash Sends NHRA Driver To Hospital
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By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD , N.C. – NHRA Pro Stock driver Alan Prusiensky was transported to a local hospital for evaluation Friday night after a crash destroyed his 2018 Dodge Dart during the second round of qualifying for the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway.

Prusiensky was racing Chris McGaha, of Odessa, Texas, when […]

Fri, 10/11/19 – 20:02 | Comments Off on Crash Sends NHRA Driver To Hospital
New INDYCAR Aeroscreen A Quiet Success
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Scott Dixon gave a quiet thumbs up to INDYCAR’s new protective Aeroscreen after this week’s test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Once INDYCAR’s innovative Aeroscreen is implemented by all 2020 NTT IndyCar Series competitors, open-wheel racing’s next big thing might actually be bling, as in satellite radio? Rich […]

Fri, 10/4/19 – 15:43 | Comments Off on New INDYCAR Aeroscreen A Quiet Success
Flat Spot On: For a Hot Time, Consider Charlotte’s Roval
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Alex Bowman and Kevin Harvick lead a pack of cars through a corner at the Charlotte Motor Speedway infield oval. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Brian Cleary)

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer RacinToday.com

The temperatures, cars, drivers and tempers were hotter than the Climate Change debate at the Charlotte Motor Speedway for the first elimination race of the […]

Wed, 10/2/19 – 8:22 | One Comment
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