Mon, 27/05/19 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Went To Attack Mode To Conquer Indy

Frenchman Simon Pagenaud gave Roger Penske his 18th Indy 500 victory on Sunday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior

INDIANAPOLIS – Simon Pagenaud spent the last 16-days at Indianapolis Motor Speedway reminding the racing universe how and why he drives for Team Penske.

“I was never going to give up, I’ll tell you,” Pagenaud […]

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And Now NASCAR Fans, Heeere’s Clint!
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It was about 15 years ago and Clint Bowyer was sitting at a table in one of Kansas City’s hippest restaurants located in one of the hippest sections of town. He was dressed exactly in keeping with what he was; the son of a tow track driver who himself had worked, until very recently, in […]

Wed, 03/28/18 – 7:02 | Comments Off on And Now NASCAR Fans, Heeere’s Clint!
Fans To Have Their Say In NASCAR Hall of Fame Selection Process
Polls now are open for the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Fan Vote.
For the 10th consecutive year, fans are eligible to cast votes for up to five nominees for inclusion into the Class of 2019. Fans can vote up to 50 times per day by logging onto The five nominees who receive […]

Tue, 03/27/18 – 16:33 | One Comment
HBO To Profile The Forces
Drag racing’s “first family” will be profiled on HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Tuesday night.
John Force Racing spent four days with the award-winning HBO sports journalism series over the course of two weeks. Led by 16-time NHRA Funny Car world champion John Force, the organization will be featured on the Emmy Award-winning program today at […]

Tue, 03/27/18 – 16:29 | 2 Comments
Bowyer And His One-Liners Are Back, Baby
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – When Tony Stewart tapped Clint Bowyer to succeed him in the No. 14 at Stewart-Haas Racing it really didn’t surprise anyone. After all, they are cut from the same cloth – old school racers.
Bowyer viewed it as team owners Stewart and Gene Haas giving him a […]

Tue, 03/27/18 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Bowyer And His One-Liners Are Back, Baby
Bowyer Storms To Monday Cup Win At Martinsville

Big things were expected to happen to Clint Bowyer when he signed on to take over the ride of three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart two years ago. On Monday at the series’ smallest track, that just happened.
Bowyer, driving the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford, grabbed the lead for the first time on the final […]

Mon, 03/26/18 – 16:21 | Comments Off on Bowyer Storms To Monday Cup Win At Martinsville
Nemechek Gets Timely Truck Victory At Martinsville
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Tick Tock. John Hunter Nemechek finally won a grandfather clock.
After two second-place finishes and a third in nine NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races at Martinsville Speedway, the 20-year-old Nemechek held off rookie Kyle Benjamin to claim his sixth career truck series victory in Monday’s Alpha Energy Solutions 250.
“I knew the […]

Mon, 03/26/18 – 15:10 | Comments Off on Nemechek Gets Timely Truck Victory At Martinsville
Miscues Cost Haas In F1 Opener
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
The Formula One season-opening Australian Grand Prix was shaping up as historic for the America-based Haas F1 Team as the race neared its half-way point. Then, disaster struck, leaving Gene Haas’s organization wondering how things could go so disappointingly bad.
The Haas team, with drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen teaming […]

Sun, 03/25/18 – 13:13 | Comments Off on Miscues Cost Haas In F1 Opener
Martinsville Cup Race Moved To Monday Afternoon
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
All activity at Martinsville Speedway for Sunday, March 25, has been postponed until Monday because of rainy and snowy weather.
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race is scheduled for 11 a.m. EST on Monday, followed by the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at 2 p.m. EST.”
Both races will be broadcast on FS1, MRN […]

Sun, 03/25/18 – 8:42 | One Comment
Rain Puts Truex Jr. On Pole At Martinsville
Martin Truex Jr. will start Sunday’s schedule NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway from the pole position. Truex, driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota, was awarded the pole based on owner points as Saturday’s qualifying session was cancelled because of rain.
Truex will start from the pole for the third straight week […]

Sat, 03/24/18 – 17:28 | Comments Off on Rain Puts Truex Jr. On Pole At Martinsville
ESPN And F1 Are Together Again
After an absence of more than 20 years, the FIA Formula One World Championship returns to its original television home in the United States this weekend with the launch of the 2018 season in Australia. ESPN and ABC will televise all 21 races in the championship as part of a multi-year linear and digital partnership.
The Rolex […]

Fri, 03/23/18 – 16:50 | 5 Comments