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  • Question of the Day: Who's going to win the Daytona 500?

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Shawn Courchesne, Hartford Courant The restrictor plate racing that takes place for......
  • Juan Pablo Montoya wins pole for NASCAR race in Fontana

     
    Juan Pablo Montoya, the former open-wheel racing star who's still looking for his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win on an oval track, won the pole position Friday for the Auto Club 400 in Fontana on Sunday. Montoya, who drives......
  • Former F1 champ Kimi Raikkonen coming to NASCAR truck series

     
    The Iceman cometh, to NASCAR that is. Kimi Raikkonen, the 2007 Formula One champion known as "the Iceman" for his laconic demeanor, signed to drive a limited number of races this year in NASCAR's Camping World Truck Series. The Finn......
  • Motor racing on tap from Alabama to Malaysia

     
    While the Formula One series holds its second race of the season Sunday in Malaysia, the Izod IndyCar Series is racing in Alabama and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has a Saturday night race at Texas Motor Speedway. Formula One......
  • Donald Trump decides not to drive pace car at Indianapolis 500

     
    While starring in a weekly reality TV show may be appropriate for a potential presidential candidate, driving the pace car in the Indianapolis 500 apparently is not. In a move that is sure to please the more than 17,500 fans......
  • Charlotte track uses Busch-Harvick confrontation in promotion even though drivers were punished

     
    Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick were fined a lot of money and put on probation by NASCAR for their post-race, pit-road confrontation at Darlington last weekend. But that hasn't stopped another speedway from trying to capitalize on the drivers' spat.......
  • Brett Moffitt wins NASCAR K&N Pro Series race at Iowa Speedway

     
    Brett Moffitt won the NASCAR K&N Pro Series race at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night. Greg Pursley, a Canyon High graduate from Newhall, was fourth overall and credited with a win as the highest-finishing driver from the West Series. The......
  • IndyCar Series seeks to bolster Hollywood ties with Santa Monica office

     
    The Izod IndyCar Series and Indianapolis Motor Speedway said Tuesday they're opening an office in Santa Monica to further develop marketing opportunities with Hollywood. The series' marquee event is the Indianapolis 500 at the famed speedway on Memorial...
  • Fontana speedway will stay with shorter NASCAR race in March

     
    After a shortened race helped produce closer racing and ended with a thrilling finish, Auto Club Speedway in Fontana said Tuesday it would stick with a 400-mile event when it holds its next NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in late......
  • Ken Block brings Gymkhana racing to U.S. with Irwindale debut

     
    An exciting new style of racing is hitting the U.S. for the first time later this week, when rally-car driver and DC Shoes co-founder Ken Block brings Gymkhana Grid to the Southland with the Ken Block Gymkhana Invitational, Friday and......
  • NASCAR's Hendrick team leaves pit-crew swap in place for Jimmie Johnson

     
    Hendrick Motorsports' startling mid-race decision to swap Jimmie Johnson's pit crew with Jeff Gordon's will be left in place for the final two races of the season. Hendrick said Monday that Johnson, seeking an unprecedented fifth consecutive...