Car Racing

Big stakes for NHRA Camping World stars at Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in Brainerd

Known for its unique and memorable atmosphere, as well as plenty of thrilling racing action, Brainerd Int’l Raceway is again set to host a key stop during the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season with the 40th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals on Aug. 18-21. It is the 15th of 22 races during the …

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NOTEBOOK: Whelen Modified Tour field ready for return to Thompson playground

(Photo: Billie Weiss/NASCAR) When it comes to historic race tracks on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, there are none more notable than Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. The venue located in Thompson, Connecticut, has hosted more races than any other track in the history of the Tour. In fact, Thompson played host to the first official …

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Kimi Raikkonen’s NASCAR cameo at Watkins Glen seen to attract international curiosity

Kimi Raikkonen’s every move at Watkins Glen International this weekend will be watched, photographed, videoed and live-tweeted. He’ll be approached by many a fan who followed Raikkonen’s long and successful career in Formula One, people who now get the chance to watch him race a NASCAR Cup Series car for the first time. The enthusiastic …

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Why Mercedes steered clear of an F1 car concept revamp despite early struggles

Mercedes failed to regularly challenge Red Bull and Ferrari at the front of the pack through the first half of this season as it struggled with porpoising and bouncing on its W13 car. The team opted for a different design route compared to the rest of the field, chasing a slimline sidepod solution that was …

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DICK JOHNSON RACING’S BIG WEEK ROUNDED OUT WITH DRIVER SIGNINGS

By Bruce Williams Date posted: August 17, 2022 Dick Johnson Racing has moved swiftly following its ownership announcement on Monday in renewing its commitment to Anton De Pasquale and Will Davison for the 2023 season. By Andrew Clarke According to the media release, both drivers will continue with the team for 2023, with no indication …

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AUTO RACING: Harvick wins again, becomes new title favorite

Comment on this story Comment Site: Watkins Glen, New York. Schedule: Practice, 12:05 pm, and qualifying, 1:05 pm; Sunday, race, 3 pm (USA). Track: Watkins Glen International. Race distance: 90 laps, 220.5 miles. Last year: Kyle Larson won after starting fourth. Last race: Kevin Harvick may have stamped himself as the driver to beat in …

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Vanity Fair Eschews Hollywood for Fall Issue, Oddly Puts Race Car Driver on the Cover

Home business Vanity Fair Eschews Hollywood for Fall Issue, Oddly Puts Race Car Driver… I don’t understand a word of Vanity Fair anymore, and from the looks of their circulation, no one else does, either. After fumbling the ball with Hollywood, new editor Radhika Jones brought over a big team from Entertainment Weekly to give …

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So Long Bill, It’s Been a Great Run; Longtime Race Car Owner Making Final Springfield Start

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Normal, Illinois’ Bill Hendren, current car owner of 2020 Atlas Allen Crowe 100 winner Ryan Unzicker, has decided to retire after this season. Bill is the longest known participant of the stock car events at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, having served in some capacity since 1974. Bill’s journey began with …

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Longtime Illinois Race Car Owner To Make Final Springfield Appearance

Normal, Illinois’ Bill Hendren, current car owner of 2020 Atlas Allen Crowe 100 winner Ryan Unzicker, has decided to retire after this season. Bill is the longest known participant of the stock car events at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, having served in some capacity since 1974. Bill’s journey began with fellow McLean County resident Ken …

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