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Wed 04 Nov 2009
Ten years on: Greg Moore rememberedHeadline

Ten years on: Greg Moore remembered

It has now been ten years since open-wheel racing lost one of its fan-friendliest, most articulate, brightest, fastest, and incredibly well-respected drivers. But with that said, the memories that Greg Moore left the world of motorsport live on to...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Peugeot crash headlines start at Le Mans Headline

Peugeot crash headlines start at Le Mans

At the end of the first hour in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, a factory Peugeot 908 HDi FAP leads overall but the story is really about two of the other three cars. Franck Montagny leads but his teammate Pedro Lamy in the ...

Dempsey's racing dream premieres at Le MansHeadline

Dempsey's racing dream premieres at Le Mans

Hollywood and Le Mans most notably united with Steve McQueen's Le Mans in 1971. The modern day incarnation of an American acting heartthrob going to Le Mans is Patrick Dempsey, though he has not traveled here merely to promote his latest movie or...

ALMS confirms class structure change in 2010 Headline

ALMS confirms class structure change in 2010

Confirming rumors that have been speculated for weeks, on Sunday morning the American Le Mans Series announced a class structure change in advance of the 2010 season. The series maintains a four-class structure but has made regulations adjustments...

Tue 05 Jan 2010
Edwards prime candidate for 2010 success Headline

Edwards prime candidate for 2010 success

John Edwards is still three years away from legally being able to drink champagne on the podium. A pity then because he spends so much time there. Race winner and 2009 Atlantic Series champion John Edwards, Newman Wachs Racing. Photo by...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
ACO outlines 2010 and 2011 Le Mans regulationsHeadline

ACO outlines 2010 and 2011 Le Mans regulations

This morning, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO)'s annual press conference in advance of Saturday's 24 Hours of Le Mans released the 2010 and 2011 regulations, aimed at balancing the divide between petrol and diesel-powered cars in the 24H's ...

Sun 03 Jan 2010
Summerton looking to bridge continental divide Headline

Summerton looking to bridge continental divide

The resolve of a champion is strengthened by his or her ability to bounce back from adversity. For 21-year-old Floridian Jonathan Summerton, it's the story of his racing career. Podium: race winner Jonathan Summerton. Photo by Adriano...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Newman Wachs adds Summerton for rest of 2009Headline

Newman Wachs adds Summerton for rest of 2009

Jonathan Summerton came up just short of an Atlantic Championship in 2008. For the rest of 2009, the prodigious American talent will have a chance at capturing that crown with the same team as he did a year ago. Jonathan...

ALMS teams prep for Le Mans June classicHeadline

ALMS teams prep for Le Mans June classic

The usual summer break for the American Le Mans Series sees the sports car division off from its previous race mid-May at Miller Motorsports Park in Utah, until mid-July and the shortest track on the schedule, Lime Rock Park. ...

Corvette, Risi earn historic GT wins at Le MansHeadline

Corvette, Risi earn historic GT wins at Le Mans

Both Corvette Racing and Risi Competizione had points to prove and history to write for this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans. In both cases, it's mission accomplished. ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Montreal races moved to MondayHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Montreal races moved to Monday

Forecasters predicted a 90 percent chance of rain for Sunday's Champ Car Grand Prix of Montreal, and hit the nail right on the head. Series officials red-flagged the event after six laps of racing due to heavy rain showers. First lap:...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Bryan Herta Autosport on the riseHeadline

Bryan Herta Autosport on the rise

As the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights Series season draws closer to its conclusion, most of the focus has centered on AFS/Andretti Green Racing and Sam Schmidt Motorsports. After winning eight of 12 races between them with AFS/AGR's J.R. Hildebrand ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Bomarito, Mathiasen back for second crack at titleHeadline

Bomarito, Mathiasen back for second crack at title

One of the protagonists in the 2008 Atlantic Championship battle is returning with all the same assets as last year. Mathiasen Motorsports and Jonathan Bomarito confirmed their second season together with plans to finish one spot better overall...

Sat 29 May 2010
Tracy finds silver lining after Indy 500 DNQHeadline

Tracy finds silver lining after Indy 500 DNQ

A younger, brasher Paul Tracy might have completely lost his composure after the hand he was dealt last Sunday. Despite a lot of pace in practice, Tracy suffered the ignominy of being the highest profile driver or team to fail to qualify for ...

Sun 20 Jun 2010
Edwards crushes field at Road AmericaHeadline

Edwards crushes field at Road America

Although NASCAR does not race with different classes of cars on track at the same time, there were unofficially two classes at Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Road America -- Carl Edwards and everybody else. Carl ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Changes afoot in IMS front office Headline

Changes afoot in IMS front office

Confirming rumors that had been speculated for the better part of a month, today the Indianapolis Motor Speedway officially announced a change in leadership within the track's management team. Tony George. Photo by Andy Sallee. Tony...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
RACE: Runoffs wrap: Friday at Road America

RACE: Runoffs wrap: Friday at Road America

For the first time, Elkhart Lake's Road America plays host to the SCCA National Championship Runoffs, the pinnacle of grassroots racing in 25 classes across the country. Friday marked the first of three days of racing, with eight 13-lap or...

Mon 10 Jul 2006
Montoya leaves F1 for NASCAR in 2007

Montoya leaves F1 for NASCAR in 2007

In an unprecedented move, Juan Pablo Montoya is leaving Formula One for NASCAR in 2007. In a press conference this morning, Montoya announced he would be rejoining his former team owner, Chip Ganassi, behind the wheel of the Havoline Dodge for...

Fri 28 May 2010
Carb Day in Indy sets tone for race day actionHeadline

Carb Day in Indy sets tone for race day action

Castroneves and team wins pit challenge, Franchitti paces final practice Though Roger Penske's drivers have so far dominated practice and qualifying, it was their rivals in all red who swept the top of the timesheets in Carb Day final practice...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Polar opposite futures for Corvette squads Headline

Polar opposite futures for Corvette squads

There are only six cars entered in what could be the swansong for the GT1 class at the Le Mans 24 Hours this year. Four of them are Chevy Corvette C6.Rs; this year there will be no factory competition from the Prodrive Aston Martin DBR9s but...

Sat 19 Jun 2010
Nationwide Series rocks Road AmericaHeadline

Nationwide Series rocks Road America

While NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is off in Wine Country in Sonoma, Calif., the Nationwide Series is in hallowed "Cheese Country" of Elkhart Lake, Wis. this weekend. On August 12, 1956, The green flag waves for the first NASCAR race run at...

Sat 11 Aug 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais dominates Road America Friday qualifyingHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais dominates Road America Friday qualifying

It will be a swansong at Road America for three-time defending series champion Sebastien Bourdais, having earlier today confirmed his switch to Formula One for the following season. Today he continued to show his authority by registering the ...

Fri 05 Sep 2008
Franchitti returns, Wheldon does team switchHeadline

Franchitti returns, Wheldon does team switch

Dario Franchitti shifts gears by leaving his NASCAR foray to move back to the IndyCar Series, staying with Chip Ganassi Racing. The news of Dan Wheldon's departure came just days before his teammate Scott Dixon most likely will wrap up the 2008 ...

Fri 10 Oct 2008
Matos, Luczo Dragon latest to confirm 2009 plans

Matos, Luczo Dragon latest to confirm 2009 plans

Over the last couple weeks there have been a number of IndyCar Series signings as the grid for the 2009 season begins to take shape. The checkered flag flew at the final points round in Chicagoland only a month ago, yet already a number of drivers...