Auto racing: NASCAR intensity, Dixon eyes IndyCar history

All times oriental NASCAR Cup Series united auto parts 400 Location: Richmond, Virginia. Schedule: Saturday, rehearsal, 5:05 p.m., qualifying 5:50 p.m.; Sunday, the race, at 3 p.m. (USA). Track: Richmond Raceway. Race distance: 400 laps, 300 miles. Last year: Martin Truex Jr won after starting third. Final Race: Kevin Harvick broke a 65-race streak of … Read more

INSIGHT: Kurt Busch concussion sets NASCAR Next Gen smash front and center

While there’s no denying that Kurt Busch has had a series of slams this season, his fellow NASCAR Cup Series drivers are questioning the car’s role as Busch continues to sideline with concussion-like symptoms. “We have all the data on him, he’s taken a lot of hits over 25g,” said Busch co-owner Denny Hamlin. “The … Read more

Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NASCAR and IndyCar Agree: Hold ‘Events’, Not Just Races

INDIANAPOLIS – It was announced Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway that the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will return to the iconic venue this September as the main event for a weekend full of action dubbed “IMSA Battle on the Bricks.” For the first time since 2014, the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will compete on a 14-lap, … Read more