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By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor News broke Monday, that Dollar General will not be back in 2017 as the primary sponsor of Matt Kenseth’s No. 20 Toyota Camry, which is fielded by Joe Gibbs Racing. This comes on the heels of Kenseth’s first win of the season two weeks ago, and the overall insanely stout start to the season by the entire JGR team. Immediately upon hearing this news, people were saying that this means that there is something wrong with NASCAR if the current top team can’t keep theirRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor Deep down you can feel a shift of power occurring among the manufacturers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ranks. Chevrolet has long had it’s foot on the throat of the competition, but weeks ago, one of the manufacturer’s strongest teams, Stewart-Haas Racing, announced that they are jumping ship after the 2016 season. But what kind of an impact will Stewart-Haas have on Ford’s attempt at catching Chevrolet as the Series’ top car brand? Ryan Blaney, who drives a Ford for the iconic Wood Brothers RacingRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor A huge domino has just fallen for the 2017 season, and beyond. Stewart-Haas Racing, which has been one of the most dominant team in recent year, and has always been a Chevrolet team, will swap to Ford cars and engines for next season according to a Ford press release. The release states that the Stewart-Haas Racing team has a multi-year agreement with Ford. Stewart-Haas Racing currently fields the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars for Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch, Tony Stewart and Danica Patrick. Stewart, the teamsRead More

Posted On February 2, 2016By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Honda Commits to IndyCar through 2017

TORRANCE, California (February 2, 2016) – Honda today announced that the company has renewed its commitment to INDYCAR, signing a new multi-year agreement to continue participation as a manufacturer in the Verizon IndyCar Series through 2017, with an option to extend the agreement through the 2020 season. American Honda and its racing subsidiary, Honda Performance Development, have been a part of open-wheel racing in North America since the founding of HPD in 1993. The company entered Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) competition at the start of the 1994 season. InRead More