Mon, 26/06/17 – 7:11 | No Comment

A “mild heart attack” generously is defined as one suffered by someone other than yourself. So, one year after such a life-threatening medical issue forced him into the role of reluctant spectator, Steve Torrence won his Top Fuel-leading fourth event of the season Sunday via a final-round, hole shot pass to cap in the 11th […]

Read the full story »
Woody: Logano Zinger Was Award Worthy
| Senior Writer

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Seeing as how NASCAR has an award for everything else, how about one for Zinger of the Year?
I nominate Joey Logano’s classic crack at Kevin Harvick during a heated confrontation following last Sunday’s Pocono race.
Logano blamed Harvick for crashing him, and added:
“His wife wears the fire suit in the family, tells […]

Wed, 06/9/10 – 7:12 | 3 Comments
Woody: Chase Pressure Causing Boil-Overs?
| Senior Writer

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
After last Sunday’s race at Pocono, Joey Logano had to be restrained from going after Kevin Harvick.
The week before at Charlotte Jeff Burton got in the face of Kyle Busch and gave him a blistering, finger-shaking dress-down.
Summer’s at hand temperatures are rising.
You wonder if the recent boil-overs by two of NASCAR’s […]

Tue, 06/8/10 – 14:26 | Comments Off on Woody: Chase Pressure Causing Boil-Overs?
IndyCar Motoring Into Future
| Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – By the end of June, Indy Racing League officials will have decided upon the look and sound of the IZOD IndyCar Series for 2012 and beyond.
Led by Randy Bernard, the IRL’s chief executive officer, the nine-member ICONIC (Innovative, Open-Wheel, New, Industry-Relevant, Cost Effective) Advisory Committee has […]

Tue, 06/8/10 – 8:22 | Comments Off on IndyCar Motoring Into Future
Petree Not A Big Fan Of Starting And Parking
| Senior Writer

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Nashville – ESPN commentator Andy Petree thinks its time for NASCAR to take the “start” out of start-and-park racing.
“I hate it and I don’t think it should be permitted,” Petree said in response to a question about the controversial practice prior to last week’s Nationwide Series race in Nashville.
“I guess if […]

Tue, 06/8/10 – 7:03 | 8 Comments
IRL Issues Statement on Fiery Crash
| Senior Writer

By John Sturbin
Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Reacting to a round of criticism in the media, the Indy Racing League issued a statement Monday supporting the fire-fighting efforts of its Holmatro Safety Team in the aftermath of rookie Simona de Silvestro’s grinding crash at Texas Motor Speedway.
De Silvestro escaped serious injury, and burns, when she […]

Mon, 06/7/10 – 19:56 | Comments Off on IRL Issues Statement on Fiery Crash
Pedley: JGR Is The Antidote To Racing Blahs
| Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Dull, pre-packaged, focus-group programmed and bleached: Those have been some of the complaints leveled against NASCAR and its personalities in this, the Hendrick Motorsport era of Sprint Cup racing.
If those are, in fact, diseases which have produced wheezing and light attentiveness in the world’s most important stock car series this […]

Mon, 06/7/10 – 16:09 | One Comment

Hampton, Ga.  – The largest Labor Day weekend celebration in the USA is growing larger as Atlanta Motor Speedway today announced that rock legends Foreigner will headline a pre-race concert prior to the second running of the track’s Labor Day weekend NASCAR Sprint Cup Series night race on Sunday, Sept. 5.
Pre-race party passes for the […]

Mon, 06/7/10 – 14:53 | Comments Off on AMS Announces Pre-Race Concert Line Up

Concord, N.C. – Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Victory Lane Club is one of the best values in motorsports, offering fans three incredible NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events along with unprecedented additional value and behind the scenes access. Now when fans join or renew their Victory Lane Club membership for 2011, they can get even […]

Mon, 06/7/10 – 14:50 | Comments Off on CMS Victory Lane Club Offers Savings
Ingram: Oh Canada – And U.S., Too
| Senior Writer

From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
After the demise of US F1 earlier this year, it seemed safe to conclude America would not be participating in the world championship this year and that it would be a long while before an American presence would re-surface. Since then, it’s become evident that things move quickly in the […]

Mon, 06/7/10 – 7:10 | 4 Comments
Dixon’s Turn To Be Top Fueler
The hottest rivalry in drag racing re-fired in the Top Fuel finals of the United Association Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway Sunday night and this time it was Larry Dixon getting the victory over Tony Schumacher.
Dixon drove his Al-Anabi Racing dragster to a 3.823-second run at 323.12 mph past Schumacher to earn […]

Mon, 06/7/10 – 6:53 | Comments Off on Dixon’s Turn To Be Top Fueler