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The 104th edition of the Indianapolis 500 has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 23, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials from INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) announced Thursday. “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” will …

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Rutherford Remembers Safety Pioneer Simpson
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Bill Simpson saved the life of Johnny Rutherford and countless others in racing over the years.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – The passing of motorsports safety pioneer Bill Simpson this week prompted …

Fri, 12/20/19 – 9:07 | 2 Comments
Racing’s No Longer A Drag For Tanner Gray
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Tanner Gray, the 2018 NHRA Pro Stock champion, will drive cars and trucks that make turns in 2020.

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Tanner Gray moves into NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series next …

Wed, 12/18/19 – 8:51 | Comments Off on Racing’s No Longer A Drag For Tanner Gray
Deegan Trades In Toyotas For Fords
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Hailie Deegan will drive Fords next season. (File photo by Loren Orr/Getty Images for NASCAR)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – For two years, Hailie Deegan was considered one of Toyota’s rising NASCAR stars …

Tue, 12/17/19 – 18:10 | Comments Off on Deegan Trades In Toyotas For Fords
Carpenter Rebuilds IndyCar Driver Lineup For 2020
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IndyCar team owner/driver Ed Carpenter has finalized his driver lineup for next season.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Ed Carpenter Racing completed its revised NTT IndyCar Series lineup Monday with the addition of Conor Daly as …

Wed, 12/11/19 – 9:09 | Comments Off on Carpenter Rebuilds IndyCar Driver Lineup For 2020
Flat Spot On: Movie Sequels – Can They Be Created Equal?
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Pedro Rodriguez bursts into the lead in his Ferrari 275 P at the start of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1964.

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer RacinToday.com

Given that the inaugural two visits to Le …

Mon, 12/9/19 – 20:47 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Movie Sequels – Can They Be Created Equal?
Busch Takes Another Step Toward Hall, But…
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Kyle Busch takes bows. Also can be hard to stomach. (RacingToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacingToday.com

Kyle Busch is the driver you hate to love.

And now, after winning a second Cup Series …

Thu, 12/5/19 – 20:39 | One Comment
NASCAR Takes Its Act Back To Music City
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The NASCAR victory celebrations in Nashville have come to an end. But the sport had kinda returned this week. (File photo courtesy of NASCAR)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

So, Nashville, eh?

I guess moving …

Wed, 12/4/19 – 17:14 | Comments Off on NASCAR Takes Its Act Back To Music City
NHRA Slaps Torrence With Big Fine
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Steve Torrence’s big push resulted in a big penalty from the NHRA.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Steve Torrence’s second NHRA Top Fuel world championship now carries an asterisk, courtesy of a five-figure fine.

NHRA officials docked …

Tue, 11/26/19 – 8:54 | One Comment
Flat Spot On: ‘The Captain’ Takes Charge at Indy
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Team owner Roger Penske is now a series owner and an iconic speedway owner.

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer RacinToday.com

Roger Penske is not just the smartest guy in the room – including corporate board rooms. …

Fri, 11/22/19 – 18:27 | 4 Comments
Retiring Jimmie: It Just Feels Right
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Jimmie Johnson talked about his decision to retire after the 2020 season on Thursday.

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Jimmie Johnson said Thursday he felt he needed to make a decision regarding retirement …

Fri, 11/22/19 – 8:11 | Comments Off on Retiring Jimmie: It Just Feels Right