IndyCar, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NBC solve a tricky puzzle

“I think there have been several keys,” Miles said, responding to a question from NBCSports.com. “The first was that our priority was to have the 500, to put it at a time far enough out that we have every reason to believe it will be a safe time from the public’s perspective in terms of […]

NASCAR’s top 5 moments from Texas Motor Speedway

Meanwhile, Denny Hamlin won that day, completing a sweep of that year’s Texas races. During the race, Hamlin’s main competition for the championship, Jimmie Johnson, got a new pit crew after multiple slow pit stops. His team swapped crews with Gordon’s. The move came with two races left in the season.

Atlanta Motor Speedway Opens Camping To Hurricane Evacuees

Those interested in RV or tent camping in the free Legends campground at Atlanta Motor Speedway should enter the facility at Entrance “E” off GA Highway 19/41. The Legends Campground is on the right. From I-75 and GA Highway 20, campers should see signs to AMS and follow Lower Woolsey road to Entrance “H” and […]

Indy 500 rescheduled to Aug. 23; GP becomes NASCAR doubleheader

“The Month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is my favorite time of year, and like our fans, I am disappointed that we have had to reschedule the Indianapolis 500,” track owner Roger Penske said in a release. “However, the health and safety of our event participants and spectators is our top priority, and […]

Houston restaurants still serving up crawfish to go

Eunice “Eunice is here to remind you that we’re still celebrating crawfish season,” the restaurant reported in a news release. “Caught straight from Chef Drake Leonards farm in Eunice, La., you’ll be able to snag your five-pound bag starting this Friday, March 27. Each order is served hot and fresh with all the classic fixin’s […]

Indiana officials push for obeying stay-at-home order

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis 500 on Thursday joined a long list of sporting events postponed by the coronavirus, as Indiana reported its death toll from the pandemic has risen by three to 17. State officials also insisted that residents abide by the governor’s stay-at-home order to rein in the coronavirus spread and not take […]

Let’s race 2? NASCAR forces to considered schedule shakeup

“We intend to race all our 36 points races as well as the All-Star event,” NASCAR President Steve Phelps said. “What those look like at this particular point we’re looking broadly about what our options are. At this particular point, we would like to finish the season at Phoenix and keep the playoff portion intact. […]

Friday 5: North Wilkesboro to make its comeback on iRacing

“I think we’re in a unique position in that we’ve got not only sim racers like you see in the (eNascar) Coca-Cola (iRacing) Series but also professional drivers that are able to do this at a high level,” Clark said. “What that does, I think it gives us some flexibility to determine what we’re going […]

March 26 in Motorsports History: Papis clinches first victory in Miami

As he crossed the finish line, Papis punched the air with his fist. He was halfway out of his Reynard-Ford and raising his thumbs in the air as the car rolled down pit road towards victory lane.

Ryan Blaney throws helmet into eNASCAR Pro Invitational iRacing Series

“You want to have a shot at it, so you want to try to win the race, but it’s also about having fun and hoping you don’t wreck anybody. The stakes aren’t as high, but, at the end of the day, I believe it’s a good time for everyone.”