People, Places & Racing News

Syndicate content

Racing News: Will Power Takes the Flag in Brazil for Second IndyCar Series Victory

Will Power overtook Ryan Hunter-Reay in the final minutes of Sunday’s São Paulo Indy 300 in São Paulo, Brazil, to earn his second IZOD IndyCar Series victory; Badger Midget Auto Racing Association and Angell Park Speedway in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, end their 63-year relationship; Texas Motor Speedway ad campaign displays disapproval for NASCAR's handling of the Edwards/Keselowski incident at Atlanta Motor Speedway; and more racing news.

SEMA Heritage: Big Daddy and Swamp Rat XII, 1968

Don Garlits’ accomplishments in drag racing are literally the stuff of legends. He won his first NHRA race in 1955, turned pro three years later and amassed a career total of 144 national event wins and 17 championships.

Check out this photo, taken by longtime drag-race photographer Bob McClurg, showing Don Garlits and Swamp Rat XII, a rail he first drove at the winternationals in 1968.

NHRA: Schumacher Snatches First Win, Points Lead in Gainesville

Schumacher gets his first win of the season and takes points lead in Gainesville; Four-Wide Nationals set for March; Mike Edwards wins delayed Arizona Nationals Pro Stock title in Gainesville; and more news from the NHRA.

Movers & Shakers: Tyler Tanaka Joins PostRelease; Takashi Shimizu Named President of Toyo Holdings; NHRA Hires Tony Driscoll

Movers & Shakers: Tyler Tanaka Joins PostRelease; Takashi Shimizu Named President of Toyo Holdings; NHRA Hires Tony Driscoll

NHRA: Dixon Goes for Record Fifth Gainesville Win

Larry Dixon will try to surpass Amato this weekend and become the first Top Fuel driver to win five events at Gainesville Raceway; NHRA’s newest national touring series, the Get Screened America Pro Mod Drag Racing Series, will make its debut at the Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals; and more news from the NHRA.

Racing News: Atlantic Championship Series Cancels 2010 Season

Atlantic Championship Series cancels 2010 season, citing lack of money and drivers; US F1 or StefanGP not part of 2010 Formula One World Championship entry list; Jack Roush Jr. and Billy Johnson collect victory number 400 for Jack Roush’s as a team owner; DART Machinery signs as title sponsor of DART Show-Me 100 dirt-late-model race; and more racing news.

Movers & Shakers: Aad Goudriaan New CEO at Bosal; Roush to Receive Petersen Lifetime Achievement Award

Aad Goudriaan named new CEO at Bosal; Roush to receive Petersen Lifetime Achievement Award; Avon Motorcycle Tyres North America launches all-new website; Racer’s Equipment Warehouse (REW) annual Jobber Trade Show triples Customer & Vendor participation for 2010 event; CMF Western Chassis Inc. purchases assets of Central California Western Chassis; and more industry news.

Add to calendar