Will Power took pole position for the third straight time in the 85-lap GoPro Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma this weekend, but it was team mate Ryan Briscoe who took the checkered flag, with Penske Racing claiming first and second place in this popular annual auto racing event.
As everyone begins to put the holiday season behind them and start to work on their new year’s resolutions for 2011, it seems that the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series also has a few improvements and changes for its upcoming season. Even though the changes might seem small to the untrained eye, those in racing know that the slightest change can make the biggest difference. There have been changes made to fuel, cars, schedules and the Chase, setting the scene for a very exciting and thrilling 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season.
It’s already been a gruelling season but things are looking up for Dario Franchitti after his win at the Iowa 250 this past weekend. The triumph marks his second victory so far this season and gives Franchitti an edge over many fellow competitors.
The Circuit de Catalunya is located in Barcelona, Spain. This impressive F1 track is amongst the most modern and is host to a number of renowned motor racing events. If you have the good fortune to attend a race at the Circuit de Catalunya F1 race track you will find that the 15 grandstands provide [...]
Following the withdrawal of financial support by the French Motorsports Federation (FFSA), Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours has not been included in the 2010 Formula One Championship calendar. Situated in France, the world renowned F1 French Grand Prix venue of Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, often referred to simply as Magny-Cours, the circuit has been hosting the [...]
For years now the F1 Championship has been functioning on a points system: The drivers will collect points based on where they finish in the race during the course of the season and the person with the most points wins. It seems a flawless system â€“ until you look at it a little more closely.
NASCAR CEO Brian France recently discussed the dilemma facing most budding auto racing teams â€“ finances. Itâ€™s a dilemma that is currently affecting the entire industry and NASCAR seems set on finding ways to cut costs and making racing more accessible so that the sport stays afloat in this time of economic hardships.
When Kyle Busch takes to the racetrack, fans are generally kept on tenterhooks waiting to see if heâ€™ll blast past fellow competitors to take the winnerâ€™s trophy or if heâ€™ll let his winning style slide for another bad finish. This past weekendâ€™s race left no-one guessing, however, as Busch leisurely kept ahead of the pack for an easy finish.
Jason Meyers has been hard at work climbing his way through the Advance Auto Parts World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series standings. After some aggressive driving he has managed to cut Donny Schatzâ€™s lead to 115 markers. Meyers currently leads the series with 34 Top-Five finishes â€“ the last fifteen of which have been consecutive. If he continues at his current pace, Meyersâ€™ chances of winning his first series title will be very good.
After two consecutive lackluster finishes, fans and fellow drivers alike thought that maybe Busch was slipping up a bit. But it seems that Kyle Busch will have no ill-talk of his skills. He responded to comments made by rivals Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson by winning a Sprint Cup Series event and setting a new NASCAR record on Sunday.