Sat, 23/08/14 – 14:10 | 19 Comments

I’ve never felt sorrier for a race car driver during his career than I feel for Tony Stewart. Usually, it’s an injury keeping a driver out of his race car or ending his career that prompts this sort of response, especially if he got hurt due to no fault of his own.
In Stewart’s case, I [...]

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Flag to Flag: Chicago
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer

Watching the 400?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow all the action here as he goes Flag to Flag from Chicago.

Sat, 07/11/09 – 15:58 | 46 Comments
Record Falls in Mile-High Qualifying
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Brute horsepower finally broke down one of the last remaining barriers in NHRA Pro Stock drag racing Friday night, when Greg Anderson led a parade of three drivers to crack the 6-second barrier during qualifying for the 30th annual Mopar Mile-High Nationals.
Anderson, a three-time Pro Stock champion, became the first [...]

Sat, 07/11/09 – 11:18 | One Comment
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Chicagoland Speedway
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RacinToday’s exclusive video of the sights and sounds of Sprint Cup action at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill.  (Video by

Sat, 07/11/09 – 7:15 | Comments Off
Eury Back In Garages Sans Bitterness
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Joliet, Ill. – In his final months as crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tony Eury Jr. wore the look of a beaten man. No secret as to why. He was pounded into a light, flaky dough by people who demanded that somebody other than Earnhardt be blamed for Earnhardt’s [...]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 21:30 | Comments Off
Logano Holds Off Busch To Get Nationwide Win
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Joliet, Ill. – It was all Joe Gibbs Racing almost all of the time in Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
JGR driver Joey Logano won the Dollar General 300 and teammate Kyle Busch finished second. Between them, they dominated the laps-led stat.
The victory was third of the season [...]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 21:29 | 2 Comments
Edwards On Nationwide Pole
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Joliet, Ill. – Carl Edwards will kick up his quest to deprive Kyle Busch of the 2009 Nationwide Series championship with a pole-position start in Friday night’s race at Chicagoland Speedway.
Edwards won the pole by posting a lap at 176.956 mph in the rain-delayed Friday afternoon qualifying session.
It was the [...]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 16:23 | Comments Off
Tony George Issues Statement on Future
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The following is a statement by Tony George in response to the June 30th announcement by the Board of Directors of Hulman & Company and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway that a new management team comprised of veteran IMS executives W. Curtis Brighton and Jeffrey G. Belskus will head the Hulman-George companies, effective July 1.
“Nearly 20 [...]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 10:44 | Comments Off
Nationwide Series at Chicagoland
Info Manager |’s exclusive video  of Thursday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series action from Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill.  (Video by

Fri, 07/10/09 – 10:44 | One Comment
Jeg Heads West With Berth In Bag
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Jeg Coughlin has figured out the perfect way to avoid messing with the numerics surrounding the NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship format.
Clinch early.
Coughlin, the four-time NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series world champion in Pro Stock, will open the three-race Western Swing at Bandimere Speedway today as the first professional [...]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 6:59 | Comments Off
Pedley: Who Says NASCAR Has No Villains?
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Joliet, Ill. – Ask people in racing about what it is that is wrong with NASCAR these days and you get a laundry list so long that it would scare the bejeezus out of both Proctor and Gamble. But there is a top to that list and that spot often [...]

Thu, 07/9/09 – 21:00 | One Comment