|Photos of the Week|
The rear view of the Chevy IndyCars showing the sloped surface (No. 22 decal) inside the two Butt Bumpers that causes lift when the car gets backwards at 200 MPH sending the cars airborne
Scott Dixon wins the pole for the 2015 Indy 500
Jorge Lorenzo pops a victory wheelie
Denny Hamlin collected a cool $1 million for winning the NASCAR All-Star race
Dani Pedrosa just returned from injury to fall again
IndyCar CEO Mark Miles and Competition Director Derrick Walker explain to the media how their cars take flight just like airplanes
2nd place Valentino Rossi pops a wheelie as he crosses the line
Brittany Force lights it up
Justin Wilson gets some satisfaction in knowing he was the fastest Honda driver in qualifying for the Indy 500
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Rosberg wins 3rd-straight Monaco GP
by Mark J. Cipolloni
Lewis Hamilton was cruising to an easy win in the Monaco GP until a caution caused by Max Verstappen crashing hard at Ste. Devote with 16 laps to go. After building a lead of 15-seconds over Rosberg, the Mercedes team brought Hamilton in for a switch to super soft red tires but Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel remained out and a furious Hamilton came out in third place.
Austin Dillon Wins Charlotte Xfinity Race
by Pete McCole
Austin Dillon raced to his second NASCAR Xfinity Series win of the season on Saturday with a victory in the Hisense 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Dillon rallied back after falling out of the lead on the final restart, getting past Denny Hamlin with a three-wide pass with 15 laps to go and leaving the field in his dust – taking the checkered flag by nearly 2.7 seconds over Hamlin.
Monaco GP Saturday Press Conference
1 - Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes)
2 - Nico ROSBERG (Mercedes)
3 - Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari)
Kanaan to make 300th start tomorrow
by Brian Carroccio
Tomorrow's 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 will add another chapter to the rich history of The Greatest Spectacle in Racing. It will also the 300th career start for driver of the #10 NTT Data Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet Tony Kanaan. After edging out Helio Castro-Neves (as he was then known) for the 1997 Indy Lights championship, the Brazilian moved up to then-CART FedEx Championship Series in 1998 with Tasman Racing. Making his debut in the Marlboro Grand Prix Presented by Toyota...
Hamilton eases to pole in Monaco
by Mark J. Cipolloni
Lewis Hamilton turned a lap of 1m15.098s to take pole for the Monaco GP over his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg. Rosberg tried to respond to Hamilton's fast lap but ran out of talent at Ste Devote and locked his right front and ruined his lap. Sebastian Vettel will start 3rd for Ferrari but he was a massive 7/10ths of a second off Hamilton's pace. Sunday will be another boring Mercedes parade.
DIRT vs PAVEMENT: An Interview With Scott Kosak
by Stephen Cox
Paved ovals have been placed on a financial red alert. Times are tough for America's asphalt bullrings even while dirt tracks seem to be thriving, primarily due to the popularity of sprint car racing. I was recently talking with the owner of a well-known asphalt late model touring series who made a remarkable observation.
AR1 Head to Head: Indianapolis 500
Brian Carroccio & Keith Ori
For the second consecutive year, racing insider Keith Ori guest stars with AR1 senior motorsport columnist Brian Carroccio for a round of AR1 Head to Head: Indianapolis 500. And in the interests of full disclosure, last year's showdown went to Ori, who told all of you that Ryan Hunter-Reay would etch his likeness to the Borg-Warner Trophy. Who will win this year? Who are the potential sleepers? What teams and manufacturers have the edge? Brian and Keith are here to tackle those questions and more. Enjoy.
Matt Kenseth Scores First Charlotte Pole
by Pete McCole
Matt Kenseth collected his second pole of the season in Thursday night's qualifying session for Sunday’s 56th
running of the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Kenseth wheeled his no. 20 Toyota to a top lap of 27.799 second (194.252 mph) in the third and final round, bumping his teammate Carl Edwards who briefly held the top spot.
Miles, Foyt and Melangton talk about 100th Indy 500
An interview with:
Monaco GP Wednesday Press Conference
Marcus ERICSSON (Sauber)
Romain GROSJEAN (Lotus)
Valtteri BOTTAS (Williams)
Kimi RAIKKONEN (Ferrari)
Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes)
Jenson BUTTON (McLAREN)
Panthers Linebacker Goes For Ride Along With Junior
by Pete McCole
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. takes a lot of ribbing from his friends whenever his beloved Washington Redskins get a beatdown at the hands of the hometown Carolina Panthers. On Tuesday afternoon, Earnhardt, Jr. got a chance to do a little ribbing himself, when Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis strapped into a two-seater no. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet for a full-tile ride along on the high banks of Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Scenes from Indy Sunday
by Rob Chinn
After a Saturday washout Sunday saw 33 cars make qualifying attempts for the 99th running of the Indy 500, but Sunday was not without drama as yet another Chevy got airborne, this time Ed Carpenter. Scott Dixon won the pole and will lineup inside Simon Pagenaud and Will Power. Our Rob Chinn was there to capture all the action.
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