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06/23 2017

Robert Wickens to replace Mikhail Aleshin at Schmidt Peterson IndyCar team

Robert Wickens may have to make an emergency Verizon IndyCar Series debut this weekend.PHOTO BY LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC THIS IS A TEMPORARY CHNAGE UNTIL ALESHIN RESOLVES HIS IMMIGRATION ISSUES FROM FRANCE BY:  MATT WEAVER Mercedes toruing car driver Robert Wickens will replace Schmidt Peterson Motorsports IndyCar regular Mikhail Aleshin this weekend at Road America until his […]

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06/22 2017

Track official Ricky Brooks has zero tolerance for cheaters

Few are more respected when it comes to enforcing racing’s rule book than Ricky Brooks.PHOTO BY CHRIS CLARK SHORT-TRACK AND TRANS AM SERIES OFFICIAL HAS DISQUALIFIED THE BEST OF ‘EM BY:  MATT WEAVER Ricky Brooks is perhaps the most interesting man in grassroots racing. In a sub-discipline populated by former professionals, emerging prospects, gentleman drivers […]

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06/21 2017

2017 Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America raises $1.3 million

The annual charity event has raised $18 million since 1995. 23RD ANNUAL CROSS-COUNTRY MOTORCYCLE RIDE AIDS VICTORY JUNCTION CAMP FOR SICK KIDS AUTOWEEK The Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America raised $1.3 million during this year’s 23rd anniversary ride — the most funds raised in a single year since 2008. Funds raised benefit Victory Junction — […]

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06/09 2017

Richest racers: F1’s Lewis Hamilton tops Forbes’ list of top-earning drivers

FROM F1 TO NASCAR, RACING’S FINEST MAKE A PRETTY PENNY BY:  ZAC PALMER The Forbes top-100 highest-paid athletes of 2017 list is out, and five race-car drivers made the cut. Formula 1 drivers with big contracts topped the racing list, but a couple NASCAR drivers did quite well in their own right, too. Here are your top-five-earning racers: 5. […]

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06/06 2017

Everyone In IndyCar Thinks Lewis Hamilton Is A Chump   by Stef Schrader

Photo credit: Manu Fernandez/AP Images Fernando Alonso’s run in the Indianapolis 500 keeps paying off in juicy, tender beef. Not with Alonso—he was pretty chill. No, it’s between three-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton, who keeps talking shit about IndyCar, and that series’ drivers. There’s only one way to settle this: put Hamilton in an IndyCar.  […]

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06/06 2017

Road Atlanta Volunteer Dies After Being Hit By Motorcycle   Stef Schrader

Screencap via WSB-TV Longtime Road Atlanta volunteer Hazel Harrell died from injuries sustained after being struck by a motorcycle on Saturday, reports Roadracing World. Harrell was volunteering there as a corner worker at Road Atlanta’s Turn 7 during the WERA Cycle Jam racing event. She was 60.  Harrell had been volunteering with the track for nearly two […]

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06/05 2017

Graham Rahal sweeps IndyCar doubleheader weekend on Belle Isle in Detroit

TWO WINS IN TWO DAYS MOVES HONDA DRIVER INTO CHAMPIONSHIP PICTURE BY:  MIKE PRYSON Graham Rahal summed up his Verizon IndyCar Series doubleheader sweep in pretty simple terms on Sunday on Belle Isle in Detroit. “As I said to you all last night (after winning on Saturday), these things don’t happen very often,” Rahal said. “Through my […]

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