Bubba Wallace To Make Truck Series Start This Weekend In Kansas

Young’s Motorsports announced on Tuesday that Darrell “Bubba” Wallace, Jr., will join the team this weekend at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., to pilot the No. 20 Andy’s Frozen Custard Chevrolet Silverado in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) 37 Kind Days 250 Friday night. The NASCAR Drive for Diversity alumnus brings a wealth of experience to Young’s Motorsports. Wallace has over two full seasons under his belt in the NCWTS with six wins, 15 top-fives and 27 top-10 finishes. He currently competes full-time as a rookie in…

Read More

Andretti Autosport Eyeing Better INDYCAR Grand Prix (3:30 p.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network), Calls It a Momentum Race

INDIANAPOLIS – Its no secret, the INDYCAR Grand Prix (3:30 p.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network) hasn’t been kind to the Andretti Autosport drivers in the brief history of the Verizon IndyCar Series event. Ryan Hunter-Reay is the only one of the four drivers to finish on the podium in the race, as he did so in a second place run in 2014 as well as a third place result last year. He led 18 laps in that inaugural race, but zero since. Marco Andretti has finishes of 14th, 16th, 15th and 16th…

Read More

Carlin Duo Capable Of Good Finishes Saturday At Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – Barber was a rough race for the Carlin duo. The weekend started off superb for both Max Chilton and Charlie Kimball, but the race, well that was anything but. Both drivers had their best qualifying efforts of the year there with both sharing Row 7. But, just a handful of laps into the race itself, Charlie Kimball was crashed by Ed Jones. He’d finish last. When the race was restarted on Monday, Chilton’s car wouldn’t start. He’d finish in the back too. While they head to this weekend’s INDYCAR…

Read More

Rahal Should Be Strong Favorite For Saturday’s INDYCAR Grand Prix (3:30 p.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Media Site)

INDIANAPOLIS – In 2015, Will Power said that Graham Rahal would have won the INDYCAR Grand Prix if he was driving a Chevrolet car. He’d start 17th but charge to a runner-up finish in his No. 15 Honda. A year later, he was back with the aero deficiency Honda and started 24th. He’d charge to a fourth place run still. Last year, he started 20th. He’d finish sixth. 

Read More

Scott Dixon Hoping INDYCAR Grand Prix Improvement Leads Him To Victory Saturday

INDIANAPOLIS – It’s shocking that out of the first four years of the INDYCAR Grand Prix (3:30 p.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network) that Scott Dixon hasn’t won here yet. Dixon, is arguably one of the best drivers in the history of the Verizon IndyCar Series and he’s been shut out of victory lane in the road course race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In fact, the race didn’t initially start out that well for Dixon. He finished 15th in the inaugural race in 2014. The next year, he’d lead just one lap…

Read More

Castroneves Returns To The INDYCAR Series For 1st Time In 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – For the first time of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season, Helio Castroneves will be in their race. See, we’ve run four races in 2018 and the popular Brazilian driver hasn’t been in any of them. The reason, is all because he’s been forced into an IMSA role. Castroneves, was hoping to return to his seat on a full time basis in the series for 2018. Unfortunately, Team Penske was wanting to go in a different direction and shed one of their four cars as a result. He was…

Read More

Trends Say Saturday’s INDYCAR Grand Prix (3:30 p.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network) Will Aid Pagenaud

INDIANAPOLIS – There’s no doubt about it, the start to the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season hasn’t been ideal for Simon Pagenaud. The Frenchman saw his 24 race streak of finishing on the lead lap come to an end in a first lap crash in the first corner last month at Long Beach. Pagenaud, has also yet to score a top five finish this season and has only led just three laps in four races in the process. That has him marred 15th in the points standings heading into Saturday’s INDYCAR…

Read More

Newgarden Looking For 1st INDYCAR Grand Prix (3:30 p.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network) Top 10 Finish

INDIANAPOLIS – No one is driving as well as Josef Newgarden lately. Since last July, Newgarden has won exactly 50-percent of the Verizon IndyCar Series races. In fact, in four starts this season, Newgarden has won exactly half of them too, including the last race at the Barber Motorsports Park. So, you would think he’d be a favorite for Saturday’s INDYCAR Grand Prix (3:30 p.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network) right. What’s weird is, he’s not right now. In four tries on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, Newgarden has yet to finish…

Read More

Has An Indy 500 Car Owner Ever Won Both The ‘500 And The Kentucky Derby?

The 144th Running of the Kentucky Derby was run this past weekend and was won by Justify the pre-race favorite. He was ridden by veteran jockey Mike Smith and trained by veteran trainer Bob Baffert. That brings up the trivia question. Has an Indianapolis 500 winning race car owner also owned a Kentucky Derby winning race horse? The answer is yes. A wealthy oil man named Howard Keck was the car owner of the winning 1953 and 1954 Indianapolis 500 race car driven by Bill Vukovich. He and his wife Elizabeth…

Read More

Watch Out For Spencer Pigot In Saturday’s INDYCAR Grand Prix (3:30 p.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network)

INDIANAPOLIS – When looking for a good sleeper to win Saturday’s INDYCAR Grand Prix (3:30 p.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network) look no further than Spencer Pigot. Ed Carpenter Racing has been extremely quick out of the gates to the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Unfortunately, bad luck has struck them more times than not as they haven’t had the results to back up their speed so far this year. That could change this weekend though. 

Read More