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Bob Tasca III celebrates after winning the Funny Car portion of the NHRA show at Norwalk, Ohio recently. (Photo courtesy of the NHRA)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Bob Tasca III’s fierce brand loyalty has returned Ford Motor Company to relevance in the NHRA’s nitro Funny Car ranks and rekindled memories of “Ford Total Performance.”

The […]

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Sebring Forecast: Rain With A Chance Of More Penske Success
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Wet weather is expected to plague Satuday’s 12-hour race at Sebring. (Photo courtesy of IMSA)

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An tentacle of the Team Penske racing octopus has reached all the way to Sebring, Fla. as one its IMSA program will start Saturday’s 12-hour race in both the pole position and the favored to win position.

Doing the honors for Penske […]

Sat, 03/16/19 – 9:15 | Comments Off on Sebring Forecast: Rain With A Chance Of More Penske Success
Herta Getting Up To Speed As A Race Team Owner
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Team owner Bryan Herta issues orders to his Hyundai drivers. (Photo by Andrew Modena)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Former Indy car/sports car driver Bryan Herta humbly downplays the suggestion that he and longtime running buddy Michael Andretti are positioning themselves as team-owners who eventually will emerge as the second comings of motorsports moguls Roger Penske […]

Fri, 03/15/19 – 8:38 | Comments Off on Herta Getting Up To Speed As A Race Team Owner
Here’s One Vote For Class of ’19 To Have Bonnett On It
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Hall of Fame nominee Neil Bonnett and Jeff Hood, the author the piece below, in 1981.

By Jeff Hood | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

“Everything’s better, with Neil Bonnett on it…”

Nearly four decades later, that goofy jingle still resonates in my mind.

It was a blistering hot and humid Labor Day Monday in 1981 in Darlington, S.C. Stock car racing’s […]

Thu, 03/14/19 – 7:02 | Comments Off on Here’s One Vote For Class of ’19 To Have Bonnett On It
Busch: Driving In F1, At Indy Would Be Welcome
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Kyle Busch looking to shed his fenders? (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Harold Hinson)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

The day after … Phoenix and St. Pete.

After winning for the 199th time in NASCAR, Kyle Busch hung out the “Position Wanted” sign. And team owner Joe Gibbs must have been sent digging through his pockets looking for […]

Mon, 03/11/19 – 15:02 | Comments Off on Busch: Driving In F1, At Indy Would Be Welcome
Kyle Busch Blooms In The Arizona Desert
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Kyle Busch added another checkered flag to his collection Sunday in Arizona. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Garry Eller)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Kyle Busch didn’t do anything stupid on Sunday. On the contrary. His drive to victory in the NASCAR Cup Series race at ISM Raceway in Avondale, Ariz. was brilliant.

A week after the Joe Gibbs […]

Mon, 03/11/19 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Blooms In The Arizona Desert
Q and A: Wickens Hopes To Drive And Dance Again
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IndyCar driver Roberts Wickens, who was paralyzed as the result of a crash at Pocono, has big plans for his future. (File photo)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Five months after confirming that he is a paraplegic, Robert Wickens is working to realize his dream of returning to competition in the NTT IndyCar Series. But first, […]

Sat, 03/9/19 – 8:31 | Comments Off on Q and A: Wickens Hopes To Drive And Dance Again
The Power Team Of Early 2019 Should Not Surprise
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The Team Penske cars of Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski were the fastest on the track at Las Vegas on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

The day after … Las Vegas:

When major rules changes are placed upon competitors in the sport of auto racing, it’s axiomatic that one organization will […]

Mon, 03/4/19 – 16:25 | Comments Off on The Power Team Of Early 2019 Should Not Surprise
TMS’ Gossage: Give NASCAR A Break Already
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The new-look Cup Series cars are in Las Vegas this weekend. Texas Motor Speedway’s Eddie Gossage said this week that he is a fan of the rules package that debuted at Atlanta last weekend. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage has […]

Sat, 03/2/19 – 9:28 | Comments Off on TMS’ Gossage: Give NASCAR A Break Already
New Rules, Familiar Sites
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By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

The Cup Series and its new rules took to the 1.5-mile oval at Atlanta on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Barry Cantrell)

The Day After … Atlanta:We kinda know how drivers feel about the new rules package that debuted over the weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. And we definitely know how television […]

Mon, 02/25/19 – 14:53 | One Comment
Keselowski Overcomes A Ton; Passes Donohue
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Brad Keselowski was one sick driver over the weekend in Atlanta. But after winning the Cup Series race there, he made sure he took in plenty of fluids. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

HAMPTON, Ga. – Neither flu-like symptoms, an overheating engine, or a hard charging Martin Truex Jr. could keep […]

Mon, 02/25/19 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Keselowski Overcomes A Ton; Passes Donohue