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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 04:49:44 GMT

Montoya accepts offer to drive for Roger Penske in Indy 500  -  Kansas City Star
Juan Pablo Montoya has accepted an offer to race the Indianapolis 500 for Team Penske and will not drive full-time in IndyCar next season. Montoya told The Associated Press on Tuesday the offer was the "best choice" for the Colombian. He's a two-time ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 03:29:30 GMT

Las Vegas auto racing pioneer Mel Larson dies at age 87  -  Las Vegas Review-Journal
Mel Larson, the longtime and colorful Las Vegas hotel executive and auto racing enthusiast and one of the founders of Las Vegas Motor Speedway, died Tuesday after a lengthy illness. He was 87. “Mel was an icon in many areas,” LVMS president Chris ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 21:18:47 GMT

FIA lets Vettel off despite expletive outburst at Mexico GP  -  AberdeenNews.com
First place finisher, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, left, celebrates with third place finisher, Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel, of Germany, following the Formula One Mexico Grand Prix auto race at the Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack in ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 11:45:35 GMT
HALLMAN: Teammwork doesn't always come to pass  -  Martinsville Bulletin
At stock car racing's top level, it's beginning to look like multicar teamwork is crumbling around the edges. The latest example came in Sunday's Goody's Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway. After helping one another for most of the race, three of ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 01:20:02 GMT
Montreal auto racing prodigy Lance Stroll poised to join F1 lineup  -  The Globe and Mail
Stroll and Verstappen are part of a youth movement that has swept through the sport since the turn of the century, as superstars such as Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso rose to the highest echelons of auto racing while still in their early 20s.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:59:55 GMT

This Week's NASCAR Fast Five  -  Richmond.com
88 car, as those plans must be made several months before the cars actually hit the track. ... Simon Pagenaud, the 2016 IndyCar champion and a Team Penske member, was at Martinsville on Sunday and told Motorsport.com he'd like to try racing on an oval ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:15:43 GMT

He can coast the next 2 weeks but that's not Johnson's style  -  Gettysburg Times
Johnson, the most celebrated driver of the last 15 years, won his ninth race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday to lock down a spot in NASCAR's final four. He has not been in this position under the elimination format introduced before the 2014 season, ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 18:15:12 GMT
Police: Man charged after crash hurts 22 NASCAR fan  -  AberdeenNews.com
Police said in a statement Monday that the unnamed driver of a car that hit pedestrians in the congested handicapped parking lot after Sunday's race was taken into custody and charged with reckless driving. Police say they're trying to determine the ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 17:28:55 GMT

Should Texas Motor Speedway repave its track? Drivers say no  -  Fort Worth Star Telegram
As Johnson put it, “The smoother it is [as with newer racing surfaces], the more single-file racing there is. It's harder to put the right tire on the car. So that's why we love the older asphalt and the challenge it brings. And it's just more fun to ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 13:35:33 GMT

Red Bull and Ferrari mix it up again in Mexico City  -  TBO.com
Red Bull drivers Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo were both engaged in late-race duels with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel that resulted in penalties, two drivers being bumped from the podium and plenty of cursing. All of it nearly overshadowed Lewis ...