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Robert Hight collected more hardware Monday in North Carolina. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Funny Car point leader Robert Hight and reigning Top Fuel champion Steve Torrence maneuvered through their elimination rounds Monday in the rain-delayed NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway to solidify their bids for […]

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IndyCar’s Dixon Gets Royal Treatment Back Home
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IndyCar driver Scott Dixon celebrated his win in Detroit with a fountain drink on Sunday. He also could celebrate a royal honor. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Already considered royalty in the INDYCAR paddock, Scott Dixon’s homeland has made it official.

Dixon recovered from a crash and last-place finish in Saturday’s weather-plagued Race […]

Tue, 06/4/19 – 18:09 | Comments Off on IndyCar’s Dixon Gets Royal Treatment Back Home
Pagenaud Goes Out Clubbing In Indianapolis
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Indinapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud’s celebration continued Monday at The Speedway. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Simon Pagenaud awoke after two hours of sleep Monday morning as Team Penske’s latest Indianapolis 500 champion, and a guy in need of a new smartphone.

“I don’t have my phone anymore. It’s just blown-up,” […]

Tue, 05/28/19 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Goes Out Clubbing In Indianapolis
Pagenaud Went To Attack Mode To Conquer Indy
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Frenchman Simon Pagenaud gave Roger Penske his 18th Indy 500 victory on Sunday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

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 […]

Mon, 05/27/19 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Went To Attack Mode To Conquer Indy
Truex Survives Wallburger To Win The 600
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Martin Truex Jr. won NASCAR’s marathon event on Sunday. (Photo courtesy of NASCAR)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Martin Truex Jr.’s chances for his second Coca-Cola 600 victory at Charlotte Motor Speedway appeared to disintegrate on lap 74 when he blew a tire and hit the wall while leading Sunday night’s race, but […]

Mon, 05/27/19 – 8:23 | Comments Off on Truex Survives Wallburger To Win The 600
Pagenaud Wins Wild Shoot Out At Indianapolis
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Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske was one happy pole-winner at Indy last Sunday. This Sunday, he was one happy race winner. (File photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

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If you’re driving an Indy car for Roger Penske, you had better be leading laps and winning races in that car. Simon Pagenaud had not […]

Sun, 05/26/19 – 15:09 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Wins Wild Shoot Out At Indianapolis
Drivers Debate Pros/Cons Of Racing 600 Miles
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Driving 600 miles at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Memorial Day weekend is a long tradition in more ways than one. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Brian Cleary)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Discussions constantly swirl as to whether NASCAR Cup races should be shortened, but several series champions cite the  Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte […]

Sun, 05/26/19 – 11:10 | Comments Off on Drivers Debate Pros/Cons Of Racing 600 Miles
Youngsters Out To Make Names For Themselves
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This mural in the headquarters of Harding Steinbrenner Racing lays out the team’s goals. (RacinToday photo by Martha Fairris)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Colton Herta, youngest driver to win an Indy car race, will start his first Indianapolis 500 Sunday in a car fielded by George M. Steinbrenner IV, youngest team-owner in Indy […]

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Jeffrey Turns In Earnhardt-Like Performance
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Jeffrey Earnhardt survived a spin to go on to record a podium finish in the Xfinity Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Alan Marler)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Under the scorching Carolina sun that sent temperatures soaring into the mid-90s, Jeffrey Earnhardt produced his best career finish […]

Sat, 05/25/19 – 17:50 | Comments Off on Jeffrey Turns In Earnhardt-Like Performance
Cindric Doing The Double – Sort Of
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Xfinity Series driver Austin Cindric will start his Memorial Day weekend driving the No. 22 Ford Mustang in Concord, N.C., and will end it in Indianapolis watching his father try to win the 500. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – On Saturday, Austin Cindric’s primary focus is the […]

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Notes: More Cockpit Safety En Route To IndyCar Cars
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More cockpit protection in pipeline to IndyCar. (Photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDIANAPOLIS – An Aeroscreen designed to enhance driver cockpit protection will be implemented for the outset of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season, the result of a partnership between sanctioning body INDYCAR and Red Bull Advanced Technologies.

Specifically designed to reduce […]

Fri, 05/24/19 – 19:38 | Comments Off on Notes: More Cockpit Safety En Route To IndyCar Cars