Category archives for: Racing

Will drone racing fly as a sport? – Los Angeles Times

Imagine careening through the forest chasing Stormtroopers on speeder bikes as Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia did in a famous scene from “Star Wars,” flying around trees and ducking under branches. A group of drone operators created that sensation for Internet viewers when they recently raced their camera-equipped robotic quadcopters through a forest. The video […]

NASCAR Bristol preview: Clint Bowyer focused on Chase, not Michael Waltrip … – SB Nation

The news Michael Waltrip Racing is ceasing operations comes as Clint Bowyer provisionally holds a spot in NASCAR’s Chase. Sitting precariously on the bubble to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup with three regular season races remaining, Clint Bowyer’s attention should be solely on earning a spot in NASCAR’s playoffs. Only if it were […]

Denny Hamlin wins Bristol pole as Joe Gibbs Racing sweeps top three – USA TODAY

Denny Hamlin wins Bristol pole as Joe Gibbs Racing sweeps top three Sign in with FacebookSign in with GoogleSign in FAQ 71 Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about FacebookEmailGoogle+LinkedInPinterest Denny Hamlin wins Bristol pole as Joe Gibbs Racing sweeps top three JGR cars have won five […]

China F1 Grand Prix 2015 Live Stream: Watch Formula One Racing Online … – Christian Post

Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton

By Jim Gardner , Christian Post Contributor April 12, 2015|3:14 am The China Grand Prix 2015 takes place on Sunday with the Formula 1 racing season heating up with each race. Lewis Hamilton will again be on pole, however, he will face stiff competition from teammate Nico Rosberg and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. The China Grand […]

Helio Castroneves: Challenges, fun await IndyCar’s debut in New Orleans –

By Helio Castroneves Greetings from New Orleans! Would you believe that I’m here for work? Because I still can’t believe that the Verizon IndyCar Series will stage its first ever event here at the 2.7-mile, 13-turn NOLA Motorsports Park. The Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana, which starts on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. EDT and airs on NBC […]

Racing Live! Texas – ESPN

The Sprint Cup Series heads to the 1.5-mile D-shaped oval at Texas Motor Speedway for Saturday night’s Duck Commander 500 (7:30 p.m. ET, Fox). After a week off, who will have speed and who won’t? There’s a lot on the line at Texas as the teams gear up for the marathon run through the spring […]

Logano dream of racing Gordon for win reality at Texas –

Updated APR 10, 2015 3:36p ET FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Joey Logano had dreams as a kid of racing Jeff Gordon to the checkered flag. That was reality a year ago at Texas, when Logano made a last-lap pass of Gordon in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race. ”When your 6 years old – I remember […]

Michael Waltrip Racing adds Maxwell House as Clint Bowyer sponsor –

Updated APR 10, 2015 4:53p ET Fort Worth, Texas   —   All Clint Bowyer needed was more energy. Well, thanks to a new partnership with Maxwell House, the driver of the No. 15 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota will have plenty of extra pep in his step. The organization announced Friday at Texas Motor Speedway that […]

Boat Race 2015: Clare Balding explains why she chose to report on rowing over … –

Rowing and women’s sport are subjects close to Balding’s heart. She has presented the Boat Race every year since it returned to the BBC in 2010, and reported on it long before ITV took over in 2005. And rowing has featured on her Olympic beats too, from Sydney 2000 to London 2012. So the fact […]

Greg Biffle believes Roush Fenway Racing… –

FORT WORTH – Greg Biffle won’t deny it. Roush Fenway Racing needs speed, and the team needs it now. Through the season’s first six races, Roush’s three Ford drivers Biffle, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Trevor Bayne totaled one top-10 finish and only two laps led. The organization is pinning its hopes on a wave of redesigned cars […]

Youth is served as 18-year-old Erik Jones wins XFINITY race for Joe Gibbs … –

Fort Worth, Texas   —   It was a rookie-veteran showdown under the lights Friday night, and the young gun came out on top. With a fast car and heavy right foot, 18-year-old Erik Jones was able to hold off Sprint Cup Series regulars Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win the O’Reilly Auto […]

Get To Long Beach This Weekend: Formula E Racing, Greens And Glamor – Forbes

Move Move over X Prize, Formula E is taking the “innovation challenge” to the next next level.  And millions of fans can watch it in real time. On Saturday, April 4, the Formula E Racing Championship makes its sixth tour stop in Long Beach, CA CA.  This follows a strong U.S. kickoff for the circuit […]

Senators’ Racing Prime Ministers challenge Nationals’ Racing Presidents – Washington Post (blog)

When the Ottawa Senators debuted their Racing Prime Minister mascots in October, Senators director of fan and community development Aaron Robinson told my colleague Sarah Larimer he was open to bringing the Racing PMs and the Nationals’ Racing Presidents together. “We hope that someday maybe there will be a race between — or an international summit […]

2 killed, 1 injured in possible street racing crash in La Puente – KABC-TV

LA PUENTE, Calif. (KABC) — Two men were killed and one woman was critically injured in a violent crash in La Puente early Sunday morning. Investigators believe street racing may have been involved. California Highway Patrol received a call at 3:21 a.m. regarding a traffic collision in the 950 block of N. Puente Avenue, near […]

Correspondence: Passionate calls for continuing ‘Moody Mile’ DIRT racing at … –

A recent column on the possibility the grandstand and track at the New York State Fair could be razed to make way for new buildings and green space at the fair – thus ending the long history of motor sports on the “Moody Mile” – brought a couple of fierce responses from longtime advocates of […]

Gov. Otter takes mystery action on horse racing bill – KTVB

Waiting for the fate of instant horse racing KTVB Tami Tremblay, KTVB 10:32 a.m. MDT April 6, 2015 John Sheldon, President of Treasure Valley Racing, which operates Les Bois Park, said live racing was losing more than a million dollars a year and the historic racing games have saved the track.(Photo: Zach Stotland/KTVB) CONNECT LINKEDINEMAILMORE […]

Governor vetoes repeal of instant horse racing – KTVB

Instant horse racing is sticking around in Idaho Ryan Hilliard/KTVB 10:30 p.m. MDT April 6, 2015 A bill that would ban profitable instant horse racing machines is now on the governor’s desk after passing the Idaho House of Representatives Thursday afternoon.(Photo: Mike di Donato/KTVB) CONNECT LINKEDINEMAILMORE BOISE – Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter has vetoed legislation […]

Richard Petty’s Wyoming haven escape from racing – USA TODAY

Mike Hembree, Special for USA TODAY Sports 3:50 p.m. EDT March 24, 2015 Richard Petty (left) on a snowmobiling trip in the Wyoming mountains near his home in Alpine.(Photo: Mike Hembree for USA TODAY Sports) 1311 CONNECT 20 LINKEDIN EMAILMORE ALPINE, Wyo. — Near a mountain summit in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Richard Petty takes […]

Barber Motorsports Park installing pedestrian bridge in series of upgrades for … –

A pedestrian bridge is being installed at Barber Motorsports Park, connecting the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum with the track infield at the Birmingham racing complex. (Special to Motorsports Park)  Birmingham’s Barber Motorsports Park is installing a pedestrian bridge, the latest upgrade for the 830-acre racing venue. Workers put up the bridge, which measures 460 […]

Joe Gibbs Racing president JD Gibbs being… –

Joe Gibbs Racing president J.D. Gibbs is undergoing treatment for symptoms impacting brain function, possibly from past head injuries, the team announced Wednesday. In a release, JGR said the symptoms include speech and processing issues. The eldest son of team owner Joe Gibbs will continue most of his day-to-day functions at the team’s shop in Huntersville, […]

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