How Rubens Barrichello, A Racing Dentist and Colts Kicker Adam Vinatieri Are Now Linked

INDIANAPOLIS – An odd but wildly cool pairing was announced on Tuesday for the upcoming USF2000 Series season. Rubens Barrichello, a world renowned driver that competed in Formula 1 and the IndyCar Series is now linked with Jack Miller, the former IndyCar driver that also was a full blown dentist, as well as Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri. After announcing in mid-August plans to contest the 2019 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship, Miller Vinatieri Motorsports went immediately to work to secure a second driver to join Jack William Miller as teammate. Today…

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Conor Daly To Make 2nd USAC Midget Appearance In Junior Knepper 55

INDIANAPOLIS – The initial entry list was released on Tuesday night for the fourth annual Junior Knepper 55. The 55-lap feature event in Duquoin, Ill. will take place on an indoor 1/6-mile dirt track. The event may be in it’s early stages but by judging by the first three years of its existence, this has quickly become one of the better offseason events of the year. In 2016, Tyler Courtney won his first career USAC Midget race in this event. Last year, Christopher Bell triumphed in it. In the inaugural race…

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In Following Tony Stewart’s Footsteps, Indiana Native Chase Briscoe To Drive 2nd SHR Entry For Full XFINITY Series Season In 2019

Stewart-Haas Racing with Fred Biagi (SHR) will field driver Chase Briscoe in its No. 98 Ford Mustang fulltime in the NASCAR XFINITY Series in 2019, with Nutri Chompsserving as the primary sponsor for the first 13 races. Briscoe won his first career Xfinity Series race in October at the Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway Roval in SHR’s No. 98 Ford Mustang in just his 14thcareer start. The 23-year-old from Mitchell, Indiana, has run 17 Xfinity Series races in 2018 with next year marking his first fulltime season in the stepping-stone division to…

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Stockman To Be Austin Dillon’s Crew Chief In 2019, Going For 3rd Title In 3rd Different NASCAR Division Together

Danny Stockman will be back with Austin Dillon for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Stockman, was named as the crew chief for Dillon’s No. 3 Chevrolet next season. The team confirmed the move on Monday. After two seasons with Daniel Hemric and the No. 21 Richard Childress Racing team in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, Stockman will replace Justin Alexander, who served as Dillon’s crew chief for 58 races in 2017-18. Hemric will move up to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series next season, replacing Ryan Newman in…

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Mike Wheeler Will Be Crew Chief For DiBenedetto In 2019 With Leavine Family Racing

Leavine Family Racing announced on Tuesday that Mike Wheeler is joining the organization as the crew chief for the No. 95 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team for the 2019 season. Next season will mark several exciting changes for LFR as the team transitions to a new manufacturing partnership with Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) and Toyota Racing Development (TRD), as well as the addition of driver Matt DiBenedetto behind the wheel of the No. 95 machine.

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Alonso To Race For Wayne Taylor Racing In Rolex 24 Hours Of Daytona

Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso and former Formula One and current FIA World Endurance Championship regular Kamui Kobayashi will join full-time co-drivers Jordan Taylor and Renger van der Zande in the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R for the upcoming Rolex 24 At Daytona, the 2019 season opener for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Jan. 26-27 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. It will be the second consecutive Rolex 24 appearance for the 37-year-old Alonso and his first event of any kind since embarking on a sabbatical from full-time…

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Tifft To Drive 3rd Front Row Motorsports Car Full Time In 2019, Ragan And McDowell To Also Return

Matt Tifft is coming off of a career year in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. That now gets him promoted to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for 2019. Tifft, will drive for Front Row Motorsports next season in a newly announced third entry. The third car will be run on a full time basis too as he will drive the No. 36 Ford and will be fully chartered from one acquired from a sale of BK Racing’s assets in August. Tifft, 22, made 77 career XFINITY Series starts with netting…

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Speedway To Become The Official Fuel And Convenience Store Of IndyCar And IMS

INDIANAPOLIS – Hulman & Company announced a multiyear agreement today with Speedway LLC, making the national convenience store chain the Official Fuel and Official Convenience Store of INDYCAR, the IndyCar Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Indianapolis 500 beginning in 2019. Speedway LLC (Speedway) is the nation’s second largest company-owned and -operated convenience store chain with almost 4,000 retail convenience stores across the United States. Headquartered in Enon, Ohio, Speedway is a subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) and has locations in 35 states. The IndyCar Series will conduct 11 races…

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