After a lot of reorganizing in seems the IndyCar Series is getting ready for a great season next year. They recently announced their 2009 schedule, which not only featured eighteen different races, but revealed two exciting new racetrack venues. The changes extend the championship by an entire month and will no doubt prove to be very popular with auto racing fans.
Matt Miller, who has been running just below the radar in the Summer Nationals so far this season, just hit the big time. With his performance in the last two races showing him to be â€˜averageâ€™, no one suspected that heâ€™d be able to rocket to the front of the pack and take the trophy at the 60-lap event that took place this weekend.
Despite a slow start to the season, the American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) Northwest Region will soon be kicking into first gear with the Northwest Speedweek, only weeks away. This exciting annual race promises fans some exciting drivers, and cars are already being tweaked to ensure that they provide drivers with the best performance.
When most people think about the Mansfield Motorsports Park, they think of the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Ohio 250. This might be the biggest event at the park, but it definitely isnâ€™t the only one. Racing fans in the area will be happy to know that there are plenty more great races that are scheduled to take place at Mansfield Motorsports Park this year.
The 49th season of racing at Thunder Road International Speedbowl got underway yesterday as cars revved their engines and fans streamed through the doors to witness this great event. According to Ken Squirer, the co-owner of Thunder Road, auto racing is still the ‘largest spectator sport’ in this particular state. Short track racing plays a key role in this and the quarter-mile oval track Thunder Road is the perfect place to get the season underway.