Kenny Bernstein lands Copart as sponsor, US Tobacco Ends Sponsorship of Don Prudhomme; Tony Schumacher ties “Big Daddy” Don Garlits with his eighth U.S. Nationals victory; car counts a concern in the USAC Mopar National Midget Series; and more.
Top Fuel pilot Tony Schumacher became the second driver in his
class to pick up eight wins at O’Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis; Countdown to 1 fields set as racers heading to Charlotte; Andrew Hines wins fourth Ringers Gloves Pro Bike Battle; and more news from the NHRA.
Daytona International Speedway will hold qualifying for the Daytona 500, the ARCA Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200 and
the Budweiser Shootout for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series all on February 6.
Danica Patrick and Andretti Green Racing in contract negotiations; Will Power and Nelson Philippe injured in crash at Infineon; Audi confirms two cars for Road Atlanta and more.
Tasca wins in Maple Grove and clinches spot in the Countdown Playoffs; 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series schedule released; John Force, Ashley Force Hood and Antron Brown visit ESPN world headquarters; and more from the NHRA.
Ferrari test driver Luca Badoer replaces Felipe Massa for this weekend’s Grand Prix of Europe; new rules for the American Le Mans Series; Donny Schatz wins SuperClean Knoxville for the fourth consecutive year, and more
Top Fuel racers Morgan Lucas, Spencer Massey and Shawn Langdon, Funny
Car racer Jack Beckman, and Pro Stock Motorcycle riders Doug Horne,
Craig Treble and Hector Arana all locked up their spots in the NHRA’s
Countdown to 1 playoffs during Sunday eliminations at the Lucas Oil
NHRA Nationals in Brainerd.
Michael Schumacher calls off his return to racing; former Indianapolis 500 winner Gil de Ferran hopes to field a two-car IndyCar Series entry next
season; dirt-late-model driver Jimmy Mars won the North/South 100 at Florence
Speedway in Union, Kentucky; and more racing news.
IndyCar schedule features more road courses than ovals; Lowe’s Motor Speedway will again become Charlotte Motor Speedway in 2010; Michael Schumacher will return to Formula One racing; and more.
The phrase “Drive One” resonates much louder today in the corporate
offices of NHRA as it was announced that the world’s largest
motorsports sanctioning body has signed a multiyear agreement with Ford
Motor Company, designating the legendary automaker as the official car
and truck of NHRA. NHRA will be transitioning all vehicles to the
renowned blue oval.