AZ TRACKS

WIN THIS 2019 Z06 CORVETTE COUPE OR $75,000 CASH DRAWING DATE: AUG 10, 2019

JULY 11 – 15, 2019 USE PROMO CODE: SUM20 FOR 20% MORE TICKETS WHO COULD RESIST THIS TORCH RED 2019 Z06 CORVETTE COUPE WITH CARBON FLASH FULL-LENGTH DUAL RACING STRIPES? The 2019 Z06 Corvette Coupe, with the 650-hp LT4 6.2LSupercharged V8, along with the 7-speed transmission, is the perfectcombination of speed and performance. PERFORMANCE FEATURES INCLUDE: Supercharged 650-hp 6.2 L V8…

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Cup

Roger Penske to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom award

By Jerry Bonkowski NASCAR, IndyCar and IMSA team owner Roger Penske will receive one of the nation’s highest civilian honors, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, President Donald Trump announced Thursday. “He’s very thrilled to be getting it,” Trump said of Penske during an appearance with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House. Penske will…

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AZ TRACKS

ISM RACEWAY PRESIDENT JULIE GIESE NAMED ONE OF AZ BUSINESS MAGAZINE’S MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN ARIZONA

PHOENIX– ISM Raceway’s president, Julie Giese, has been recognized as one of Arizona’s most influential women by AZ Business magazine. The honorees were selected for their impact on their organizations, the region’s business climate and in the community. The entire list of the 2019 class may be found here. “I am honored to be recognized alongside so…

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DRAG RACING

DEFENDING WORLD CHAMPIONS TODD AND S. TORRENCE PROVISIONAL QUALIFYING LEADERS AT THE MENARDS NHRA HEARTLAND NATIONALS PRESENTED BY MINTIES

TOPEKA, Kan. – Defending Funny Car and Top Fuel world champions J.R. Todd and Steve Torrence powered to the top of their respective categories Friday evening at the 31st annual Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties at Heartland Motorsports Park for the 10th of 24 events on the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing…

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DRAG RACING

Why Is Drag Racing Called Drag Racing?

BY:  Jason Torchinsky I have a lot of respect for the sport of drag racing, partially because I believe there’s a lot more nuance and complexity to it than most people think, and also because I once almost crashed a dragster because I’m a moron. One thing I’ve never fully understood, though, is the name: why is called drag racing?…

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