IndyCar And NASCAR’s K&N Pro Series To Race Doubleheader AT Gateway In August

Gateway Motorsports Park announced its second doubleheader of the 2019 season on Wednesday. INDYCAR and the NASCAR K&N Pro Series will race on the same track on the same day. The cars and stars of the Indianapolis 500 will be joined by NASCAR’s future heroes on Saturday, August 24, 2019. All three of NASCAR’s 2018 champions – Joey Logano (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series), Tyler Reddick (Xfinity Series) and Brett Moffitt (NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series) – won their first NASCAR races in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series.

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Several Sponsorship Announcement In The Racing World On Tuesday

INDIANAPOLIS – In a day and age where sponsorships are hard to find, especially in racing, Tuesday was a great day on that front through. Five different teams, four NASCAR and one INDYCAR, announced sponsorship deals for either an upcoming race or races in the future. First, Roush/Fenway Racing announced that they have solidified their partnership of Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and the No. 17 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team through 2021. Fastenal will continue to serve as the anchor partner of the No. 17 and will increase its number of primary…

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Where Will Danica Patrick Land In 2018?

It’s been a crazy day of NASCAR news, all tied to each other too. First off, Smithfield left Richard Petty Motorsports and announced they’d be joining Stewart-Haas Racing. Later on in the day, RPM revealed that Aric Almirola won’t be back with the team for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. It’s pretty easy to connect the dots there. But, sandwiched in the middle of that was Danica Patrick and her announcement that she won’t be back with SHR for 2018 either. Now, where does she land? Honestly,…

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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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Phoenix International Raceway to Undergo $178-Million Facelift

We all knew ISC was wanting to upgrade the Phoenix International Raceway next. After the Daytona Rising project was completed, plans were starting to fall in place for just what those improvements to the west valley track in the Arizona desert may be. They already repaved the track and added a dogleg in the backstretch, but what else could they do? Now, we know. PIR representatives announced on Monday that they will begin a $178-million project at the track that predicates with moving the start/finish line. The facility’s infield will undergo…

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Texas Motor Speedway to Have Major Facelift, Repave, Decrese in Banking On Plans

Texas Motor Speedway will begin a major capital improvement project Monday consisting of a complete repave, construction of an extensive drainage system and a re-profiling of the 1.5-mile oval configuration at the world-renowned motorsports facility that annually plays host to NASCAR and INDYCAR events. The renovation will add a new layer of asphalt over the existing pavement, an expansive French drainage system on the frontstretch and backstretch, and reduce the banking in Turns 1 and 2 by four degrees. Barring extensive weather delays, the project is expected to be completed…

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