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By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer INDIANAPOLIS — “I told those guys it’s either going to go back on the wrecker or we’re going to take the checkered flag first so luckily it was the latter half of that.” Tyler Courtney only led seven laps of the 64th and final Hoosier Hundred at the Indiana State Fairgrounds but they were the laps that counted as the Indianapolis native racked up a win at one of the crown jewels of the month of May in Indianapolis. Chris Windom led the first five lapsRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Compared to recent racing seasons, Myatt Snider has needed one extra piece of equipment to go from race to race, a passport. After a lack of funding and other circumstances limited the 24-year-old to a part-time schedule in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series with ThorSport Racing, Snider landed a full-time ride in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Elite 2 Division with Racing Engineering. Four races into the Whelen Euro Series season, Snider has three top-10 finishes in the No. 48 Ford Mustang, including aRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent After competing in the first three NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series events, Natalie Decker will face a new challenge. At the end of March, the 21-year-old will travel to Spain to participate in a four-day test for the W Series, a new women-only open wheel racing series. Decker was one of 54 drivers that took part in the initial selection process. She was the only stockcar racer chosen to participate in the four-day test of the W Series Tatuus F318 Formula 3 car. The testRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Just hours removed from her second NASCAR K&N Pro Series West victory, Hailie Deegan broke the news that she will make her ARCA Menards Series debut with Venturini Motorsports later this season at Toledo Speedway. In total, Deegan will make six starts in ARCA competition. Deegan is running full-time for Bill McAnally Racing in the No. 19 Monster / NAPA Power Premium Plus Toyota Camry in the K&N Pro Series West with selected starts in the East division. The 17-year-old made her NASCAR debut lastRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer For this week’s edition, which will focus on an alumnus of the Kulwicki Driver Development Program, Seth Eggert sat down with Alex Prunty, a 25-year-old Super Late Model driver that competes regularly at Slinger Speedway. Prunty drives the No. 11 Paul Reilly Company Super Late Model. He won the 2016 Kulwicki Cup as part of the KDDP. The Kulwicki Driver Development Program honor the legacy of 2019 NASCAR Hall of Famer, Alan Kulwicki. Seth Eggert: How did you become interested in Motorsports? Alex Prunty: “When I wasRead More
By ARX Rallycross Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross’ Scott Speed held off first lap challenge from Loenbro Motorsport’s Ken Block to claim the victory in the second ever Americas Rallycross (ARX) event at the Dirtfish ARX of COTA. Speed took maximum points from the first event held at COTA’s permanent rallycross circuit and now leads his VARX teammate Tanner Foust – who won the second semifinal and started on the front row of the grid with Speed in the final – by one point in the Championship. As they did in qualifying,Read More
By Adam Tate, Associate Editor AUSTIN, Texas – It’s not very often you get a chance to witness the debut of a new race series, but fans at Circuit of the Americas this weekend are enjoying the opportunity. The brand new ARX American Rallycross series has its U.S. debut today with the Dirtfish ARX of COTA, just over a month after the series inaugural race at Silverstone in the UK. The new series is picking up where Red Bull Global Rallycross leaves off and has taken up the mantle of theRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Age is just another number to NASCAR Hall of Fame Nominee Hershel McGriff. He will compete in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West double-header at Tucson Speedway in Arizona on May 5. McGriff was also recognized as one of NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers. McGriff will once again drive the No. 04 he has piloted throughout much of his storied career that began in in 1950. The No. 04 he will drive at Tucson will carry the colors of the South Point Hotel & Casino andRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer The 2018 editions of the Rolex 24 at Daytona and the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hours were polar opposites of each other. The Rolex 24 had only four cautions and because of that, the winner of the second class of cars broke the long standing distance record set by the overall winners in 1982. The Bathurst 12 Hours had so many cautions earlier in the race that broadcasters debated on whether the race would set a record for the shortest distance covered. The Rolex 24 had twoRead More