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Conor Daly in for James Hinchcliffe in Detroit

Aspiring IndyCar hopeful Conor Daly will replace the injured James Hinchcliffe this weekend for the Dual in Detroit at the Belle Isle Street Course event. Daly will pilot the No. 5 for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports for both races on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Hinchliffe was in the first season of a multi-year deal with the...

Several Cars to Run Autism Speaks Puzzle Piece Decal at Dover

Several NASCAR drivers across each of the three racing series will carry the well-known Autism Speaks puzzle piece on the side of their racecar this weekend at the Dover International Speedway. The Dover weekend is always huge as the track gears up for the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on...

Five Points to Ponder: Tapered Spacer Tapering Off NASCAR Competition

ONE: The Horrific Tapered Spacer at Intermediate Tracks After seeing the horrendous racing during the All-Star Race, the Coca-Cola 600 was a pleasant surprise. There were nine leaders and 14 lead changes within the first 100 laps, which is seemingly impressive. However, besides the twist of a few cautions and fuel strategy coming into play,...

Couch Potato Tuesday: Missing The Forest While Staring At The Wrong Trees

Well, Memorial Day weekend is over now. We were treated to over 1500 miles of racing last weekend between a number of series. Today, we’re going to focus in on 1400 of those miles and the broadcasts that brought those races to us. Last week, the big story in TV land was Jeff Gordon‘s move...

The New NASCAR: From Shaky To Saved In Just One Day

Carl Edwards entered Charlotte buried under the weight of high expectations. Adding mental pounds of his own pressure simply left him digging a deeper hole through Sunday’s first 500 miles. A Sprint Cup veteran and former championship contender found himself struggling at Charlotte, like most weeks this season just hoping to escape with a top-10...

Entry List: FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks

After two weeks in Charlotte, NASCAR is set to head to the Monster Mile. NASCAR released the entry list for the May 31 Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 24. The entry list includes 45 drivers, meaning that two will fail to make Sunday’s race. Should qualifying...

Small XFINITY Series Field Prepares for Dover International Speedway

The NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) will have to entertain fans without a full field when they head to Delaware. NASCAR released the list for the May 30 Buckle Up 200 presented by Click it or Ticket at Dover International Speedway on May 24. The entry list contains only 38 drivers, two short of a full...

Carl Edwards Snatches the Coca Cola 600

The Coca Cola 600 brought a new champion last Sunday when Carl Edwards snatched it up. Edwards managed to snatch the lead with 20 laps left in the longest NASCAR race that took place on the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Edwards was followed by Greg Biffle and Dale Earnhardt Jr. who took second and third place

Man arrested after he heard others 'talking trash' on NASCAR

If you watched more than one of Sunday's Formula 1, IndyCar and NASCAR races, we understand the need to compare the races you watched. Especially on the heels of a thrilling Indianapolis 500 that had 37 lead changes. And if you watched the races in the company of others, you possibly had a discussion about your comparisons. Show More Summary

Power Rankings: Harvick takes the top spot back

Our Power Rankings are far from a scientific formula. In fact, it's the perfect blend of analytics and bias against your favorite driver. And you think we dislike your favorite driver, so it makes sense, right? Direct all your complaints to us at happyhourmailbag@yahoo.com. 1. Show More Summary

Carl Edwards stretches fuel for Coca-Cola 600 win

The best day in auto racing ended with a little fuel stretching. Carl Edwards took the lead with 18 laps to go thanks to a late pit stop and made it over 60 laps on his last tank of gas to win Sunday night's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte...Show More Summary

Indianapolis 500 features multiple incidents but no cars flipping over

One of the biggest questions entering Sunday's Indianapolis 500 was if the trend of cars flipping over during accidents would continue. A car flipped over three different times in practice crashes ahead of the race and while James Hinchcliffe's...Show More Summary

Juan Pablo Montoya's great pass gives him Indy 500 win

Juan Pablo Montoya won Sunday's Indianapolis 500 after a thrilling 15-lap dash to the finish. The final segment of the race featured multiple lead changes among three drivers; Montoya, Will Power and Scott Dixon. As one car would go to the lead, the cars behind would catch up via the draft a lap or so later and make a move to the front. Show More Summary

Crew members for No. 18 car hit on pit road at Indy

Two crew members were hit by a car on pit road during Sunday's Indianapolis 500. As James Davison was exiting his pit stall after the halfway point of the race, his teammate, Pippa Mann, was in the left lane on pit road. There was no room for Davison and after the two cars collided, he hit the crew members from Tristan Vautier's team. Show More Summary

What a way to start the day: Nico Rosberg sneaks in for Monaco win

Your browser does not support iframes. The greatest day in racing started with a surprise in Formula 1. Nico Rosberg won his third-straight Monaco Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton, who dominated the race after starting on the pole position,...Show More Summary

Mari Hulman George wanted no help giving the Indy 500 command (Video)

Don't you ever get in the way of Mari Hulman George giving the command at the Indianapolis 500. As the Chairperson of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, she's traditionally given the command for drivers to start their engines for the iconic race. Sunday, she was escorted to the stage by a woman in a white dress who wanted to help. Show More Summary

Indy 500: Follow along for live updates and more

Happy Indy 500 day! Follow along as experts bring you the latest from the track, with live updates, photos, analysis and more.

What a way to start the day: Nico Rosberg sneaks in for Monaco win

The greatest day in racing started with a surprise in Formula 1. Nico Rosberg won his third-straight Monaco Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton, who dominated the race after starting on the pole position, pitted for a second time. Rosberg and Hamilton are teammates and have been the season's dominant duo for Mercedes. Show More Summary

NASCAR decides Five New Members for Hall of Fame

On May 20th, the NASCAR Hall of Fame voting panel was in discussion as to who will be sworn in for 2016. From a choice of 20, the NASCAR panel had to pick 5 of the best options. The five people that were finally chosen were namely, Jerry Cook, Bobby Isaac, Curtis Turner, Bruton Smith

Matt Kenseth wins pole for Coca-Cola 600

Matt Kenseth is starting first in Sunday's Coca-Cola 600. It's Kenseth's first pole at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and it's on the 15th anniversary of his first win. The 2003 champion's first race win was the 2000 Coca-Cola 600. Kenseth won the pole earlier in the season at Bristol. Show More Summary

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