Sun, 19/04/15 – 18:28 | No Comment

Scott Dixon, all but irrelevant in the first two races of the current IndyCar Series season, looked like a candidate to win the 2015 championship in race No. 3.
Dixon moved to the lead during a pitting sequence with just under 30 laps recorded in the race, and from there drove to an easy victory in […]

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Dirty Kurty Cleaned Up His Act During Terrific 2013
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Colleague/boss Jim Pedley, founder and managing editor of, emailed me on the morning after the annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards telecast to note that he just cannot bear to watch the program anymore.
“Like fingernails on blackboard watching these guys try to be funny,” Jim said. And I bet […]

Wed, 12/25/13 – 10:21 | 3 Comments
Sports Car Notes: Porsche Unveils Factory Drivers For TUSC’s Debut Season

The driver lineup for the factory-backed CORE Autosport Porsche 911 RSRs that will compete in the GT Le Mans class in the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship were announced on Monday.
Car no. 911 will be driven by Nick Tandy of Great Britain and Richard Lietz of Austria, while car no. 912 will be driven by […]

Mon, 12/23/13 – 13:21 | Comments Off
Rossi To Co-Drive DeltaWing Car At Rolex 24
DeltaWing Racing Cars announced its 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona driver lineup on Friday.
The lineup includes American Formula 1 reserve driver Alexander Rossi, who will join Andy Meyrick and Katherine Legge.
British drivers Meyrick and Legge return to the team from the 2013 season, with Caterham’s 2013 GP2 and F1 reserve driver Rossi joining the roster. […]

Fri, 12/20/13 – 9:58 | Comments Off
Dario On The Mend Physically, Emotionally
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
The pain started for Dario Franchitti in his ankle. Then it moved to his head.  Not long after that, it had spread to his entire body. Perhaps the worst part came when it reached his psyche and the three-time Indy 500 winner suddenly realized that his competitive driving career was […]

Fri, 12/20/13 – 9:42 | Comments Off
NASCAR Notes: Townley To Drive For Wauters
John Wes Townley will compete full-time in the NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series in 2014 for Wauters Motorsports.
The 23-year-old Townley, finished a career-best 11th in the Truck Series driver points this season while piloting the No. 7 Toyota Tundra for Red Horse Racing.
Townley, a native of Watkinsville, Ga., will continue his relationship with Toyota in […]

Thu, 12/19/13 – 8:03 | Comments Off
Sato Returns To Foyt Racing For 2014 Season
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Takuma Sato will begin his second IndyCar Series season with A.J. Foyt Racing today with a test session at Sebring (Fla.) International Raceway. The team confirmed Tuesday that Sato, 36, will continue to drive Foyt’s No. 14 ABC Supply Dallara/Honda in 2014, the native of Japan’s fifth season in the […]

Wed, 12/18/13 – 10:26 | Comments Off
NASCAR Unveils New Specs
NASCAR delivered the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rules package to race teams on Tuesday. The package was developed by a collaborative between NASCAR and the industry.
“It was important to get the final pieces of the rules package to teams as quickly as possible following the final tests last week,” said Gene Stefanyshyn, NASCAR vice […]

Tue, 12/17/13 – 13:42 | Comments Off
Flat Spot On: Red Bull Racing Trivia Contest
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Each year about this time my wife Elaine and I host our friends who are Formula 1 fans to commemorate the season. There’s usually some sort of contest involved and this year I conjured up this fairly tough trivia contest on Red Bull Racing, to honor the team,
Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber.
After 12 seasons in […]

Tue, 12/17/13 – 12:46 | Comments Off
Buescher Moving Up To NNS

RAB Racing has signed 2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion James Buescher to a multi-year deal to compete full time in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, it was announced Friday.
Buescher has competed full time in the NCWTS for the past three seasons and has recorded one championship and two third-place finishes in the drivers’ championship […]

Sat, 12/14/13 – 10:40 | Comments Off
Ganassi Adds Veteran Briscoe To IndyCar Team
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Chip Ganassi Racing put the finishing touches on its 2014 IndyCar Series lineup Friday with the addition of Ryan Briscoe to a fulltime ride and a key number switch involving reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Tony Kanaan.
Briscoe, who began his domestic open-wheel career with team-owner Ganassi in 2005, has signed a […]

Sat, 12/14/13 – 9:08 | Comments Off