Thu, 22/01/15 – 18:01 | No Comment

On Thursday morning, Jeff Gordon announced to his Hendrick Motorsports team that 2015 would be the last year that he competed full time in the Sprint Cup Series.
Thursday afternoon, the 43-year-old driver held a teleconference with the media to explain his decision and to take question about it.
Gordon, a four-time Cup champion and the winner [...]

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Donny Schatz finally has a victory at Canandaigua Speedway in New York.
He got it Monday when the World of Outlaws returned there for the first time since 1999.
Schatz lined up second and battled 20-time series champion Steve Kinser for each of the first nine laps of the race, before making the pass for the lead [...]

Tue, 05/26/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Spiderman 3: Castroneves Climbs Way to Another Indy 500 Win
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Indianapolis – Helio Castroneves’ “best Month of May ever” ended in the only place it logically could Sunday afternoon, Victory Lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
His freedom and racing career wallowing in legal limbo as recently as last month, Castroneves captured his third Indianapolis 500 victory – and record 15th for Team [...]

Mon, 05/25/09 – 13:35 | Comments Off
Danica Is At Her Best When At Indianapolis
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Indianapolis – Her fourth-place finish as a rookie in the 2005 Indianapolis 500 officially launched Danicamania, and the cynical debate over whether Danica Patrick is more sizzle than steak.
It was with a sense of professional accomplishment then, that Patrick’s third-place finish in Sunday’s 93rd Indianapolis 500 was viewed as just [...]

Mon, 05/25/09 – 13:30 | Comments Off
Rain Forces Coca-Cola 600 Delay
Rick Minter | Senior Writer

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Concord, N.C. – The 50th running of the Coca-Cola 600 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway will have to wait until Memorial Day. The green flag is set to fly at noon, with FOX carrying the broadcast.
Persistent rain throughout the afternoon on Sunday forced officials to make the call at about [...]

Sun, 05/24/09 – 19:44 | Comments Off
Six-hundred, Schmix-Hundred: Drivers Enjoy The Coke
Rick Minter | Senior Writer

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Concord, N.C. – There was a time when a 600-mile NASCAR race was a grueling test of man and machine.
Now with drivers more fit and cars essentially bullet-proof, Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 is in some respects just a race with another 100 miles to run.
Yes, most drivers hydrate themselves in the [...]

Sun, 05/24/09 – 15:48 | Comments Off
Sturbin:  Top 5 Indy Memories
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin |Senior Writer
Indianapolis – The first book I checked out of the public library in my hometown was a history of the Indianapolis 500.
And one of these days, I’m going to bring it back.
Actually, I’m sure that book was returned to the Jervis Public Library in Rome, N.Y., shortly after I devoured every [...]

Sun, 05/24/09 – 11:20 | One Comment
Indianapolis 500 Shapes Up As A Penske Vs. Ganassi Affair
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Indianapolis – From team owners to team gophers, the employees of Team Penske and Target Chip Ganassi Racing wake up every morning intent on beating the corporate snot out of their IndyCar Series rivals.
Race day takes it to another level.  Penske mainstays Helio Castroneves and Ryan Briscoe know at some [...]

Sun, 05/24/09 – 11:00 | Comments Off
Race Morning At 2009 Indy500
Info Manager | brings you into the garages and gasoline alley on the morning of the 2009 Indianapolis 500 mile race.

Sun, 05/24/09 – 10:59 | Comments Off
Flag to Flag: Coca-Cola 600
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer

Watching the Coca-Cola 600?
Nick Bromberg is doing the double – after the Indy 500, he’s live blogging the Charlotte action.

Sun, 05/24/09 – 10:10 | 46 Comments
Flag to Flag: Indy 500
Contributing Writer |

Watching the Indy 500 today?
Nick Bromberg is!
Join him here as he live blogs the race Flag to Flag.

Sun, 05/24/09 – 8:00 | 55 Comments