Sato Uninjured In Massive Testing Crash on Thursday in Texas

INDIANAPOLIS – Several Verizon IndyCar Series teams took to the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway on Thursday for some more testing in the new 2018 car. The test was designed to see if they can find the right package for the cars for when they return back in June. While there’s still more testing on the docket for the series in Texas, this was slated to be the first shot at trying to get a package right. From 2012 to 2016, the racing at Texas was less than ideal. The tire degradation…

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For 2nd Time, AJ Foyt Hospitalized After Being Attacked By Bees

INDIANAPOLIS —In round two, A.J. Foyt survived yet another attack by Africanized Killer Bees while working on his ranch in West Texas on Wednesday. He was treated at a local hospital and released once his system had stabilized. Unfortunately, this most recent attack will cause him to miss the 12 Hours of Sebring where he was to be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Friday night and serve as Grand Marshal of the historic 12-hour endurance race Saturday. Foyt’s last major victory as a driver was the 1985 12…

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Without Lowe’s Will Johnson Finish Current Contract Or Retire Before

Last summer, Jimmie Johnson signed an extension with Hendrick Motorsports for him to remain in the No. 48 Chevrolet through the 2020 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. But, that was before his struggles came to a head. It was also before the team lost his long time sponsor Lowe’s. See, last year, Johnson signed with the team through 2020. Lowe’s only signed through 2018. The writing was on the wall then that the Home Improvement store could bolt after the following year. They were preparing for that to happen.…

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Kurt Busch’s Darlington Paint Scheme Revealed

Darlington throwbacks are always a big attraction in NASCAR. Normally, they paint scheme unveilings are sprinkled in during the summer months. But, for Stewart-Haas Racing, theirs was just so good they had to get it out in the open in March. 15 years ago, Kurt Busch and Ricky Craven had an epic battle in the closing laps of the Southern 500. It was one of the most memorable finishes in the history of the sport. Well, SHR and Busch are going back to his paint scheme that year for his…

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After Sonoma’s Tweeted Picture, It Goes To Show That Race Should Be Move Up To Spring

INDIANAPOLIS – NASCAR is about to wrap up their west coast swing on Sunday in Fontana. That mixed with a photo that Sonoma Raceway tweeted out on Wednesday got me thinking. That’s a dangerous thing too. But, in my warped brain of mine, I wondered why not move Sonoma’s Verizon IndyCar Series date up to the spring? I mean, think about it, NASCAR is wrapping up a west coast tour, why not start one for INDYCAR? They’re already at Phoenix on April 7, then Long Beach on April 15. Why can’t…

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