2019 IndyCar Silly Season Update, Only A Few Rides Left

INDIANAPOLIS – The part time seat with Ed Carpenter Racing is now filled. The plans for Scuderia Corsa is unveiled. The 2019 IndyCar Series silly season is nearing its conclusion. Ed Jones will join Ed Carpenter in the No. 20 Chevrolet for 2019. Carpenter, will drive the five ovals while Jones will pilot the car in the 12 road/street courses. Scuderia Corsa will be a partner all year and have a third car out for Jones in the Month of May for the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500. Now that…

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Wednesday’s Test At IMS Successful For 2019 Superspeedway Setups

INDIANAPOLIS – It may be opening night for the Indiana Pacers, but 5 miles to the west, there were Indy Car’s circling the famed 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway too. Yes, it’s mid-October and cars were on track on Wednesday afternoon. It was all part of the series and Firestone trying to gain as much information in order to improve the racing on the three stops on superspeedway tracks in 2019. 

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Larson’s L-1 Penalty Forces Him With A Must Win Scenario In Kansas

It’s Game 7 of the an early round playoff matchup. Do-or-die time. If you don’t win, you’ll be eliminated from playoff contention. That’s the very scenario that Kyle Larson is now facing for Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). NASCAR’s weekly penalty report was released on Wednesday and the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing team in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series received an L1-level penalty for an infraction found following Sunday’s race at Talladega Superspeedway, according to the NASCAR penalty report.

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ESPN/ABC To Have Extended Coverage Of United States Grand Prix

he Formula One World Championship will make its only appearance of the year in the United States this weekend and ESPN and ABC will surround Sunday’s Formula 1 Pirelli United States Grand Prix with reports on SportsCenter, Good Morning America Weekend and on ESPN digital platforms. ABC will televise the race on Sunday, Oct. 21, at 1:30 p.m. ET from Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The telecast will begin with the On the Gridpre-race show with the race’s start shortly after 2 p.m. Qualifying and all three practice sessions will air on…

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Scuderia Corsa Merges With Ed Carpenter Racing And Puts Ed Jones In Seat For 2019, ECR Has 2 Of Last 3 Indy Lights Champions Now

INDIANAPOLIS – Scuderia Corsa officials told me immediately after the Indianapolis 500 concluded last May that they’ll be back. While the magnitude to how they’ll be back wasn’t known, they said that they’ll at least run the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500 with the goal of more races. Well, on Wednesday, the team unveiled their plans for the 2019 IndyCar Series season and hired Ed Jones as their driver. 

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Can JR Motorsports Advance Multiple Drivers Again To The Championship 4?

The top dog in the NASCAR XFINITY Series lately has been JR Motorsports. They put multiple drivers in the Championship 4 in each of the last two seasons. Heading into the Round of 8, they have three bullets in their chamber. Can they move at least two of them onto Homestead for a third straight year? Well, if they’re going to do so, they need to improve. 

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Christopher Bell Driver To Watch In Round of 8, Can John Hunter Nemechek Play Spoiler?

After a spell of bad races in the middle portion of the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series playoffs, Christopher Bell has stormed back with a vengeance. Bell, heads into the Round of 8 with five straight top 10 finishes and three top five finishes in the first round of the playoffs in general. In fact, in two of the three first round races, Bell reached victory lane. Now, can he keep it going? Absolutely. 

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Success On 1.5-Mile Tracks Will Shape Who Advances From Round of 8

After a week hiatus, the NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers are back in action this weekend at the Kansas Speedway. This will be the opening race of the Round of 8. But, one thing common denominator is certain in the second round of the playoffs, 1.5-mile tracks. Out of the three races in this round, two of which are on 1.5-mile tracks. It all starts this weekend at Kansas and will pick up again in two weeks at the Texas Motor Speedway. So, if you’re off your game on 1.5-mile tracks,…

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Hamilton On The Verge Of F1 Championship In USA

Lewis Hamilton is likely on his way to his fifth Formula One championship. If he doesn’t claim the 2018 title, it would have been due to a catastrophic failure on his and Mercedes’ end. Currently, there are only four races remaining in the season, Hamilton holds a 67 point lead. In order for Sebastian Vettel to make his way back into the championship hunt, Hamilton needs to have some bad luck. Well, lets see how likely that is. Out of the 17 races run in 2018, Hamilton has just one…

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2018 Playoffs Have Been Wide Open, 5 Different Winners In 5 Different Races, Why “Big 3” Have Left Doors Wide Open

Who would have thought that we’ve have so much parity through the first five races of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Through the first 21 races, three drivers combined to win 16 of them. If you take out the three restrictor plate races, Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. were 16-for-18. Only Clint Bowyer had won a race, other than those three, on a non plate track. But, as we sit here today, we’re five races into the playoffs and we’ve seen five different winners.…

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