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Rain washes out trucks race at Bristol Speedway (The Associated Press)

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2014, file photo, the grille of Kyle Busch's (18) race car is full of grass after he went off course during a practice session for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen N.Y. Mars has signed multi-year sponsorship deals with both Joe Gibbs Racing and NASCAR. The agreement announced Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, keeps Mars on the No. 18 Toyota driven by Kyle Busch. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton, File)

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Rain washed out NASCAR’s Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Wednesday night.


Posted on 21 August 2014 @ 2:29 am

Gordon has thirst for fun at Delaware brewery (The Associated Press)

Jeff Gordon celebrates his victory after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Bob Brodbeck)

Jeff Gordon may as well have been any average sports fan, sliding up to the bar and ordering a beer. ”Do you smell the beer like you do with wine,” Gordon asked. He raised the glass to his nose, inhaled the fruity complexity and pungent hoppiness of a Dogfish Head 61, and started to drink. ”I could drink this all day,” Gordon said, to the delight of the Dogfish Head staff.


Posted on 21 August 2014 @ 12:53 am

Bristol Truck Series pit stall assignments (NASCAR.com)

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Posted on 20 August 2014 @ 10:00 pm

Kyle Busch wins Keystone Light Pole at Bristol (NASCAR.com)

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Posted on 20 August 2014 @ 9:15 pm

Tony Stewart out for Bristol race (NASCAR.com)

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Posted on 20 August 2014 @ 9:00 pm

Joe Gibbs: Tony Stewart is ‘a racer’s racer’ (The Associated Press)

FILE - In this July 12, 2013 file photo, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart speaks at a press conference prior to NASCAR practice at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. Stewart is skipping a second straight Sprint Cup race, and it is not clear when the NASCAR star might return after he struck and killed a driver at a dirt-track race in New York last weekend. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter, File)

Joe Gibbs is waiting for Tony Stewart to emerge from seclusion to reach out to his former driver. Stewart has been in isolation since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. in an Aug. 8 sprint car race. We all know he’s a racer’s racer, and he’s big for our sport.” Stewart drove for Gibbs from 1997 through 2008, winning Cup titles in 2002 and 2005 driving for Joe Gibbs Racing. He left following the 2008 season when he was offered an ownership stake at Stewart-Haas Racing.


Posted on 20 August 2014 @ 4:12 pm

Live chat: Bristol races (NASCAR.com)

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Posted on 20 August 2014 @ 2:24 pm


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Robin Miller’s Mailbag for February 5

IndyCar vs. F1 speeds, how to spice up practice days, sports car vs. IndyCar engine specs and more.

Posted on 5 February 2014 @ 7:18 am

IndyCar: Conway, Carpenter team test at Sebring

Mike Conway and Ed Carpenter Racing took part in a team test day at Sebring International Raceway this week in company with Chevrolet engineers.

Posted on 4 February 2014 @ 8:49 pm

IndyCar adds technical expertise to Olympic bobsled effort

Former Panther Racing engineer David Cripps and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing co-owner Bobby Rahal have played a role in getting Team USA into medal contention.

Posted on 4 February 2014 @ 8:43 pm

IndyCar: Chevy, Honda weigh in on 2014 car counts

An active off-season has seen most IndyCar seats filled before the New Year, but a few cars and at least one team have yet to fall into the category of confirmed programs. RACER spoke with the two men responsible for providing the paddock with engines to get an accurate count on what the March 30 season opener will look like.

Posted on 4 February 2014 @ 6:05 pm

VIDEO: Sonoma Raceway’s Steve Page on 2014 IndyCar plans

Sonoma Raceway president Steve Page talks about the track’s 2014 IndyCar Series race, which will mark the 10th consecutive year that the track has hosted the series.

Posted on 3 February 2014 @ 5:57 pm

IndyCar: Bourdais bringing new attitude to KV

A variety of adjectives have been used to describe the demeanor and working habits of four-time Champ Car champion Sebastien Bourdais, but with a new opportunity to lead the KV Racing IndyCar team this season, the Florida-based Frenchman says he’s ready to put the past behind him and make a fresh start.

Posted on 3 February 2014 @ 5:12 pm

IndyCar: Rahal expands technical department

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing continues to bolster its technical department in an effort to rebound from a disappointing 2013 season, signing John Dick to serve as RLLR’s technical director.

Posted on 30 January 2014 @ 4:43 pm

Formula 1 - Great Britain

FIA press conference schedule – Belgium

Nico Rosberg, who currently leads the 2014 world championship, and Daniel Ricciardo, who won last time out in Hungary at the end of July, will be among the six drivers to take part in the official FIA press conference in Belgium on Thursday.

On Friday, meanwhile, senior personnel including Ferrari’s Pat Fry and John Iley – the man tasked with leading Caterham’s development push – will answer questions from the press

Posted on 20 August 2014 @ 2:25 pm

Caterham replace Kobayashi with Lotterer for Belgium

German driver Andre Lotterer will make his Formula One race debut at Spa-Francorchamps this weekend after being called up by Caterham to stand in for Kamui Kobayashi in a one-race deal.

Caterham insist Kobayashi remains part of the team, but believe that Lotterer’s experience and feedback will help to improve the performance of the CT05

Posted on 20 August 2014 @ 2:14 pm

Sochi circuit passes FIA track inspection

The FIA’s F1 race director Charlie Whiting has confirmed that Russia’s new Sochi Autodrom is ready to host its first Grand Prix later this year.

The announcement follows a detailed evaluation of the circuit and the venue itself, built on the site of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, by an FIA delegation led by Whiting

Posted on 20 August 2014 @ 12:34 pm

Belgium preview quotes – Toro Rosso, Caterham, Mercedes & more

Refreshed and revitalised after their summer break, the members of the F1 paddock are raring to go racing once more as they journey to the classic Spa-Francorchamps circuit for this weekend’s 2014 Formula 1 Shell Belgian Grand Prix.

Those involved discuss their prospects

Posted on 20 August 2014 @ 10:10 am

Verstappen has all the ingredients of a champion – Marko

Max Verstappen has all the qualities needed to be a future Formula One world champion, according to Red Bull’s motorsport consultant Helmut Marko.

While the Dutchman will graduate into F1 racing with just one year of single-seater experience to draw upon, Marko says Red Bull are convinced there is no risk given what the 16-year-old has already proved capable of

Posted on 19 August 2014 @ 1:45 pm

Verstappen to race for Toro Rosso in 2015

Toro Rosso have announced that newly-recruited Red Bull Junior Team member Max Verstappen will drive for the team from the start of the 2015 season, replacing Jean-Eric Vergne alongside Daniil Kvyat.

Dutchman Verstappen, currently in contention for the 2014 European F3 title, will become the youngest F1 racer in history, debuting at the age of just 17

Posted on 18 August 2014 @ 9:21 pm

Assessing the hybrid revolution – the mid-term tech report

For the 2014 season, Formula One racing undertook the most comprehensive regulation changes seen in the last three decades, with a move to more fuel efficient, hybrid turbocharged power units.

With 11 of the year’s 19 Grands Prix complete, F1 technical expert Gary Anderson looks back on how these changes have played out so far – and looks ahead to what we can expect in the remaining races

Posted on 18 August 2014 @ 8:41 am


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