Servia, Montoya Test Different Downforce Levels at Iowa, Both Agree Upon The Same Levels, Say Racing Will Greatly Improve

For the third time, both Verizon IndyCar Series test drivers were extremely thrilled with the new 2018 car concept after taking the Honda and Chevrolet powered cars to the Iowa Speedway on Thursday. Oriol Servia (Honda) and Juan Pablo Montoya (Chevrolet) ran laps on the 7/8-mile track today in the new Dallara kit’s configuration that will be used on short ovals, road courses and street circuits next season. The test followed successful outings at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 25 (in the superspeedway configuration) and Aug. 1 at Mid-Ohio Sports…

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Stats Show Once Driver Hits 44, Wins/Championships Become Limited

The youth movement has never seem more prevalent than it is right now in motorsports. There’s already 12 drivers in top rides in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series next year that will be 27 years of age or younger. Because of that, it seems that drivers are retiring or being forced out of the sport younger and younger now-a-days. Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Carl Edwards and now Dale Earnhardt Jr. are calling it quits well before they even think about turning 50. But, if you look back at the…

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Chip Ganassi To Let Kyle Larson Race In Knoxville Nationals Saturday Night

We all know Kyle Larson’s passion is to be running sprint cars on dirt. I mean he’s won countless times in extra curricular activities the last few years when showing up and running one-off sprint car races throughout the season. His boss Chip Ganassi allows him to race from time to time on weeknights anywhere around the United States. But, when the weekend comes around, he wants his star driver to have his full focus on his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ride. Well, what happens when the year’s biggest…

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History Of Hendrick Motorsports Car Numbers, Why Changes Are Needed For Them And Why Byron Will Win In 2018

This is a stretch here, but despite several Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championships over the last 20+ seasons, 11 to be exact, I think Hendrick Motorsports may need a slight change. No, I don’t think the team needs to change manufacturers, crew chiefs, personnel, etc. HMS only hires the best people and surrounds themselves with the right individuals to be successful. But, I think overall, they need some changes in a different area. Car numbers. 

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Chevrolet To Run Camaro In Cup For 2018 and Beyond

Chevrolet unveiled its 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series car Thursday at its corporate headquarters in Detroit by dipping into its past, introducing a Camaro ZL1 that will debut during 2018 Daytona Speedweeks. Seven-time Monster Energy Series champion Jimmie Johnson, who drives the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports, joined Mark Reuss, executive vice president of GM Global Product Development, to reveal the new car. Representatives from Hendrick Motorsports, Richard Childress Racing, Chip Ganassi Racing, Germain Racing, JTG Daugherty Racing and Leavine Family Racing were in attendance as well.

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