Sun, 21/10/18 – 20:33 | No Comment

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Young Chase Elliott didn’t really need to win the Hollywood Casino 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday as his victory two weeks ago had already secured him a berth in the next round of the series’ playoffs.
But, like all drivers, Elliott, 22, is greedy. Greedy […]

Read the full story »
Bell Bolts To Xfinity Win
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com
Christopher Bell captured Friday night’s NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs race at Richmond International Raceway.
In a race that featured Dale Earnhardt Jr. leading the most laps in his only scheduled race of 2018, Bell surged past leader Matt Tifft after a restart on Lap 237 of 250 and pulled away to beat Ross Chastain to the finish […]

Sat, 09/22/18 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Bell Bolts To Xfinity Win
Courtney Force On Provisional Pole At Gateway
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Courtney Force continued her qualifying dominance Friday night at Gateway Motorsports Park, racing to the provisional Funny Car pole during the opening day of time trials for the seventh annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals in Madison, Ill.
Currently third in the Countdown to the Championship point standings, Force covered the […]

Sat, 09/22/18 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Courtney Force On Provisional Pole At Gateway
Legge Headed To Charlotte
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

RICHMOND, Va. – IMSA title contender Katherine Legge said Friday she will compete next weekend in the NASCAR Xfinity race at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s ROVAL.
Legge, an international open-wheel and road racer, made her NASCAR debut last month at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Engine failure late in the race relegated her to a 30th-place finish. She […]

Sat, 09/22/18 – 7:57 | Comments Off on Legge Headed To Charlotte
The First Was Among The Best For Sadler At RIR
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
RICHMOND, Va. – Elliott Sadler’s memories of racing at Richmond Raceway were abundant Friday, but he cited his first race at the three-quarter-mile track in 1995 as his fondest.
“We pulled in on a flatbed trailer and we were parked in between Darrell Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt,” Sadler recalled. “It was […]

Sat, 09/22/18 – 7:52 | Comments Off on The First Was Among The Best For Sadler At RIR
Crowded Xfinity Series Set To Begin Playoffs
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
With Justin Allgaier and Christopher Bell winning nine of the first 26 races in NASCAR’s Xfinity Series, the two are considered title favorites, but their challengers could make this year’s championship battle one of the most interesting since positions third to 12th are separated by only 11 points.
The 12 contenders […]

Thu, 09/20/18 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Crowded Xfinity Series Set To Begin Playoffs
Dixon Cements Status As An IndyCar All-Timer
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Widely acknowledged as the greatest open-wheel driver of his generation, Scott Dixon stamped it as fact Sunday by clinching his fifth Verizon IndyCar Series championship.
Dixon started second alongside pole-sitter/eventual INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma race-winner Ryan Hunter-Reay and finished there, a result that proved to be more than enough to […]

Mon, 09/17/18 – 9:24 | Comments Off on Dixon Cements Status As An IndyCar All-Timer
Todd Starts Fast In Countdown
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com
J.R. Todd claimed the Funny Car point lead via his second consecutive national event victory Sunday at the 34th annual Dodge NHRA Nationals, Round 1 of the Countdown to the Championship playoffs.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also emerged as winners in their respective categories at […]

Mon, 09/17/18 – 7:03 | Comments Off on Todd Starts Fast In Countdown
Red Hot Keselowski Wins Playoff Opener
| Managing Editor
RacinToday.com

 
Brad Keselowski arrived in Las Vegas for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race hot. He left even hotter.
The Team Penske driver won for the third straight week as he streaked away from the field on an overtime restart in the opening race of the 10-race, 16-driver playoffs.
“To start off the playoffs with a win is really strong,” […]

Sun, 09/16/18 – 20:19 | Comments Off on Red Hot Keselowski Wins Playoff Opener
Millican On Pole At Maple Grove
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com
Top Fuel title contender Clay Millican added to his qualifying prowess Saturday at Maple Grove Raceway, securing pole position as time trials concluded for the 34th annual Dodge NHRA Nationals. 
Additionally, Courtney Force (Funny Car), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) emerged as No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories for the […]

Sun, 09/16/18 – 8:23 | Comments Off on Millican On Pole At Maple Grove
RHR Hunts Down Pole At IndyCar Season-Ender
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Ryan Hunter-Reay blocked-out the hype surrounding the chase for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series title Saturday to concentrate on the tasks at-hand _ winning pole position for the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma and denying championship leader Scott Dixon of a potentially critical point.
The Andretti Autosport veteran won the Verizon […]

Sun, 09/16/18 – 8:16 | Comments Off on RHR Hunts Down Pole At IndyCar Season-Ender