Car racing

Le Mans winner Rockenfeller expects NASCAR to be ‘extremely tough’

picture: Brian Cleary / BCPix.com The inclusion of more road laps to the NASCAR Cup Series schedule and the introduction of the NextGen car seem to have encouraged the teams to cast a wider net of potential drivers to put them behind the wheel of this weekend’s race. Although the former Formula 1 drivers made …

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NHRA North Central Division makes a triumphant return to the racetrack on Route 66

Even the rain that forced the postponement of the final rounds couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the racers, fans and event staff who celebrated the return of drag racing to the Route 66 track in Joliet, Illinois, last weekend. Dormant since the end of the 2019 season, Juliet’s Track is back in action with over …

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Noah Gregson is moving to the Cup Series in 2023, and will drive a Petit GMS

Noah Gragson finally got a promotion to the top level of NASCAR and will drive to Petty GMS next season. Gregson will replace Ty Dillon in the #42 Chevrolet from next season’s show race at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. His teammates will be with Eric Jones, who recently signed an extension to continue the …

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On the eve of the 2022 Daytona 500, President Steve Phelps pushed NASCAR forward

NASCAR President Steve Phelps (in a coat) presented Kyle Larson with the championship trophy in 2021, a year after he suspended the driver for racial slur. Chris Graythen / Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – NASCAR President Steve Phelps sits in his office overlooking the Daytona International Highway. You can see and hear the racing …

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Indianapolis isn’t NASCAR’s crown jewel anymore, but Brickyard still stands out for motorsports

It wasn’t the Brickyard 400, but AJ Allmendinger still accepted the bricks after winning in Indianapolis last season. Stacy Revere / Getty Images The Brickyard is no longer the Brickyard. Yes, the race still has the word in the title – the Verizon 200 at the Brickyard. Indy is still Indy and Indy will always …

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How do NASCAR drivers stay off the racetrack? Hours and hours of video games

When drivers get off the track, simulators like iRacing are their way to stay sharp behind the wheel. iRacing “With training comes mastery.” That’s what you tell yourself when you throw snails across an old tire, with NFL dreams, or shoot pucks on the garage door and fantasize about raising the Lord Stanley Cup. How …

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Indianapolis isn’t NASCAR’s crown jewel anymore, but Brickyard still stands out for motorsports

It wasn’t the Brickyard 400, but AJ Allmendinger still accepted the bricks after winning in Indianapolis last season. Stacy Revere / Getty Images The Brickyard is no longer the Brickyard. Yes, the race still has the word in the title – the Verizon 200 at the Brickyard. Indy is still Indy and Indy will always …

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How do NASCAR drivers stay off the racetrack? Hours and hours of video games

When drivers get off the track, simulators like iRacing are their way to stay sharp behind the wheel. iRacing “With training comes mastery.” That’s what you tell yourself when you throw snails across an old tire, with NFL dreams, or shoot pucks at the garage door and fantasize about raising the Lord Stanley Cup. How …

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