Indy 500 Starting Lineup
Indy / May 28, 2018

Indy 500 Starting Lineup

INDIANAPOLIS – One of IndyCar s all-time greats will lead the field to green at the Indianapolis 500. All eyes, though, will be one row behind Scott Dixon as Fernando Alonso makes his debut in The Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Alonso has never raced on an oval before, never raced an Indy car and hasn t done a rolling start in 20 years — and that was in a go-kart…

Nationwide Racing
Racing / May 24, 2018

Nationwide Racing

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Nationwide is the official sponsor of the No. 88 Team in the NASCAR Cup Series. There s more to Dale Jr. than driving race cars. He s also a business owner, an animal lover and a guy who dreams about his retirement. As a longtime customer, Dale Jr. looks to Nationwide to protect the many things that are important to him, including his businesses…

Short Track Auto Racing
Track / May 20, 2018

Short Track Auto Racing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR s second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78. Ard died in South Carolina. NASCAR called Ard a tough-as-nails racer in a statement confirming his death, but gave no details. Ard won titles in what is now known as the Xfinity Series in 1983 and 1984. He won 22 races in three seasons — just 92 career starts…

Are they Racing Today
Racing / May 16, 2018

Are they Racing Today

Talbot Wilson, Americas Cup Correspondent After yesterdays drama involving Emirates Team New Zealand, all precautions will be taken before racing is confirmed for this afternoon (Photograph by Gilles Martin-Raget/ACEA via AP) Welcome to the morning after the day before, Day 10 of the 35th Americas Cup, presented by Louis Vuitton. This is the third day of the Louis…

F1 Racing Times
Racing / May 12, 2018

F1 Racing Times

The sixth round of the 2017 Formula One season brings to beautiful Monte Carlo, home of one of the most illustrious Motorsport races of the year - the Monaco Grand Prix. This weekend s festivities will not feature two-time winner Fernando Alonso (2006, 2007), who is skipping Monaco for the Indianapolis 500 (for more on the Indy 500, click here). Jensen Button will…

Auto Breaking News
Equipment / May 8, 2018

Auto Breaking News

Thank you so much for using this service — knowing that we had passionate, engaged people relying on Breaking News made our hard work especially meaningful. Many of the features we implemented came directly from your feedback. Thank you. In our six-year run we had the honor of being at the forefront of news, technology and public safety, always focused on verifiable…

Dirt Track Racing helmets
Track / May 4, 2018

Dirt Track Racing helmets

There are carbon-fiber helmets worn by pro racers that cost thousands of dollars. But the only amateurs likely to buy those are the guys who think it might be fun to put their Ferraris on the track. For most of us, the smart move is to buy an auto-racing helmet that meets the current Snell Memorial Foundation standards [see companion piece] and leaves enough money…

Sports honda
Types Of Races / April 29, 2018

Sports honda

Release via THE Collegiate Women Sports Awards Program Teammates Chayse Capps and Maggie Nichols from Oklahoma University, Ashleigh Gnat of Louisiana State University and Alex McMurtry from the University of Florida are the four nominees for the Honda Sport Award for Gymnastics as announced by Chris Voelz, Executive Director of THE Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA)…

Bell Sports helmets
Types Of Races / April 25, 2018

Bell Sports helmets

For 25 years, Bell has led the way in safety by partnering with Safe Kids on awareness, education and advocacy programs to promote the use of bike helmets for children, which can reduce the risk of severe brain injuries by 88 percent. Bell Sports is all about encouraging children to be fearless, to explore their limits and to discover new worlds. But it’s also about…

Woo Sprint Results
Sports Review / April 21, 2018

Woo Sprint Results

Pevely, MO (October 2, 2004) I-55 Raceway had one of the largest gathering of race cars in it s history as 143 cars signed in to compete in the three divisions. Cold weather also settled in on the track as the temperature dropped into the lower 40 s before the races were completed. The U.M.P. (United Midwestern Promoters) Late Models Challenge of Champions Series…

Formula 1 Race Start
Racing / April 17, 2018

Formula 1 Race Start

This is entirely rational, of course, as the start of any race is one of the best opportunities to gain position, but with every other driver trying to do the same thing it’s easier said than done. The pressure on the drivers’ shoulders is immense: make a good start and the chance of a strong result is vastly improved; make a bad start and it could be a very long…

Drag Racing Charlotte NC
Racing / April 13, 2018

Drag Racing Charlotte NC

Top Eliminator Club You deserve the ultimate drag racing experience, and it’s only available at zMAX Dragway! The Top Eliminator Club is a hospitality package created for you, the die-hard drag racing fan! Whether you’re here for the weekend or just a single day, if you want to experience all that zMAX Dragway has to offer, the Top Eliminator Club is just for you!…

Who Won the Indy 500 Today?
Indy / April 9, 2018

Who Won the Indy 500 Today?

Shares share tweet sms send INDIANAPOLIS – For a guy who finished second in the Indy 500 for the third time in his career – by just .2011 seconds to first-time winner Takuma Sato – Hélio Castroneves was surprisingly cheerful after the race. Instead of disappearing from Indianapolis Motor Speedway while Sato and his Andretti Autosport team kicked off their celebration…

Types of Race in America
Racing / April 5, 2018

Types of Race in America

Standards for reporting data about race and ethnicity provide consistent and comparable data for an array of statistical and administrative programs. Authority Race and ethnicity standards are determined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The current standards were published in 1997. Standards The current standards have: Five minimum categories for…