by Jordan Hightower on September 13th, 2013
Week Six of the NASCAR iRacing Class C Fixed Series brings nearly 2,100 sim racers to the virtual Iowa Speedway for 45 laps of racing at the 0.875-mile short track. Iowa Speedway is a favorite among the real racing community as well as the sim racing community for the great racing it produces all throughout the field. No matter where you look, it’s not uncommon for drivers to be racing side-by-side battling for position every lap of the race. With those side-by-side battles, it’s also not uncommon for drivers to tangle and end up in the garage prematurely, leaving all involved very disappointed with their finish. A driver who did not leave Iowa Speedway disappointed was Brian V Macklin (Atlantic) who avoided an accident in Turn Four of the last [...]
February 24th, 2013
Daytona International Speedway president Joie Chitwood says the venue is confident that it has done everything it can to ensure crowd safety for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup opener following the fan injuries in Saturday’s Nationwide event. A last-lap crash in the Nationwide round resulted in Kyle Larson’s car flying into the safety fence.
February 19th, 2013
World Touring Car Championship race winner Tom Coronel believes that the departure of Chevrolet’s works team will create a level playing field in the series. The factory Chevrolet team won 41 of the 48 races during the 2011-2012 seasons, and it has won the championship for the past three years. Coronel, who has been one of the leading challengers to the RML-run cars over that time in his BMW 320 TC, feels that the championship will be more open now that Chevrolet has pulled out .
January 31st, 2011
DENVER, N.C. — Mike Bliss will join TriStar Motorsports to drive the No. 19 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Nationwide Series alongside teammate Eric McClure
January 31st, 2011
Tony Stewart (left) jokes with Joe Gibbs during a surprise apperance at Joe Gibbs Racing as part of the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour. (HHP/Harold Hinson Photo) CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The final stop on the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Media Tour Thursday at Joe Gibbs Racing was a reunion of sorts with former JGR drivers Bobby Labonte and Tony Stewart making special appearances
January 25th, 2011
Kevin Harvick's Jimmy John's sponsored NASCAR Nationwide Series machine. WELCOME, N.C.
January 21st, 2011
Jimmie Johnson (48), Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (88), Brian Vickers (83) and Kasey Kahne draft together during the second day of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series testing at Daytona Int'l Speedway Friday. (Jerry Markland/Getty Images Photo) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.
January 19th, 2011
Bill Elliott (HHP/Harold Hinson Photo) SPARTANBURG, S.C.
January 11th, 2011
DENVER, Colo. — Furniture Row Racing has formed an alliance with Stewart-Haas Racing that will allow the No
January 11th, 2011
Dario Franchitti (10) battles Will Power during the Indianapolis 500. (Al Steinberg Photo) INDIANAPOLIS — The IZOD IndyCar Series announced today that it will reduce specifications for all 2012 engines from 2.4 to 2.2-liter. “One of our goals with the new engine was to challenge the automotive industry to balance power, efficiency and durability,” said Brian Barnhart, president of competition and operations, IZOD IndyCar Series
January 10th, 2011
KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — Veteran NASCAR crew chief Chris Carrier has joined Kevin Harvick, Inc. as crew chief for the organization’s third NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team in 2011, the No
December 16th, 2010
Hurley Haywood (right) will return to the Grand Am Rolex Series for the Rolex 24 at Daytona Int'l Speedway in January. (Grand Am Photo) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Hurley Haywood just can’t seem to stay away.
December 8th, 2010
IZOD IndyCar Series driver Ryan Briscoe will join Wayne Taylor Racing's SunTrust team with drivers Max Angelelli and Ricky Taylor for the Rolex 24 At Daytona Jan. 29-30.
December 4th, 2010
Jimmie Johnson during his speech as part of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards Banquet in Las Vegas Friday. (Getty Images Photo) LAS VEGAS — Jimmie Johnson was feted for his fifth-straight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title Friday night during the annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards Ceremony held at Wynn Las Vegas. Johnson, driver of the No.
November 25th, 2010
Aric Almirola (HHP/Christa L. Thomas Photo) Racing is cyclical, and no one knows that better than Aric Almirola. At 26, he has experienced the ups and downs of the NASCAR world firsthand.
November 23rd, 2010
Denny Hamlin (HHP/Harold Hinson Photo) HOMESTEAD, Fla.
November 21st, 2010
Jimmie Johnson, shown here in the garage area Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, won his fifth Sprint Cup championship by finishing second in Sunday's Ford 400. (Getty Images photo). HOMESTEAD, Fla
November 19th, 2010
The KV Racing Lotus-branded Indy car on display at the LA Auto Show during the announcement that Lotus will supply engines and aero kits for the IZOD IndyCar Series in 2012. (Ron McQueeney/IndyCar Series photo). LOS ANGELES — While National Speed Sport News reported Lotus’s entry into the IZOD IndyCar Series as an engine builder Wednesday evening, the official announcement was made yesterday at the Los Angeles Auto Show.