The Chase for the Sprint Cup was introduced to NASCAR to increase the competition mid-season, as well as to generate greater fan interest and higher television ratings. Certain changes have been made to the format since its inception in 2004, but The Chase continues to add drama to the NASCAR season.
Today’s final two stages saw the Spanish team confirm the lead it had built up over the three days of the Rally Corona México, Rally of Nations, to be finally proclaimed winners. Xevi Pons and Dani Solà were victorious in ten of the rally’s eighteen stages, accumulating a total of 1,067.5 points, followed in second [...]
NASCAR has long been the realm of aggressive male drivers who just â€˜fitâ€™ in the auto racing industry. But what if you donâ€™t â€˜fitâ€™, but you still love the sport of auto racing? What if you donâ€™t have great sponsorship or famous parents? NASCAR has been supporting the dreams of minority drivers for some time now â€“ and their efforts are paying off.
The past weekend in Columbus, Ohio, was a very exciting one for auto racing enthusiasts. Eight champions were crowned in the various Lucas Oil sportsman categories following the outcome of the highly successful fourth annual JEGS NHRA Northern SPORTSnationals on the weekend of September 20-21, 2008.
For the past six years the AMP Outlaw Winter Nationals have been bringing race-lovers of every sort together for some fantastic auto racing action. The races take place during the last few months of the year, continuing into early next year and are divided into four divisions: ATV Quads, Karts, Motorcycles and Modified Hot Rod Riding Lawn Mowers.
There was a lot of racing action worth taking note of this past long weekend at the U.S. Nationals, but despite that there was only one name on everybodyâ€™s lips: Schumacher. The 39-year-old drag racer simply blew fans away with his performance as he swept in and set even more records.
Fans of the Ideal Ready Mix Sprint Invaders should make sure that they get themselves to the CJ Raceway on August 31st for the next installment of this action packed racing series. The event is set to take place at the 4/10 mile raceway in Columbus Junction, Iowa, for the first time this year under the guidance of promotional agency Checkered Flag Promotions.
Gateway International Raceway was abuzz with excitement this weekend as it hosted the Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series on Saturday night. The contenders for the winnerâ€™s trophy were fierce, but in the end it was Carl Edwards who managed to cross the finish line first.
In a spectacular race that wowed fans with dangerous racing and incredible come-backs, Justin Allgaier managed to take the checkered flag at the inaugural Cayuga ARCA RE/MAX 250 just a few days ago.
The Infineon Raceway has long been a favorite amongst drivers, and the track has hosted the Pacific F2000 every year since it was started in 2004. However the trackâ€™s popularity has a downside and it seemed as if the Pacific F2000 faced too much competition for the venue this year. Fortunately fans of the race and the track have come together and the Pacific F2000 Championship will be returning to Infineon Raceway later this year.