Rookie Scott McLaughlin reflects on first oval start, looks ahead to second INDYCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway

By Jerry Jordan, Editor FORT WORTH – Most drivers aren’t usually happy if they don’t win but INDYCAR racer and rookie of the year contender, Scott McLaughlin, was thrilled with his runner-up position at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday – partly because he was beaten by one of his “all-time heroes” and partly because he […]

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Tony Kanaan on top of INDYCAR practice speed chart at Texas Motor Speedway

By Jerry Jordan, Editor FORT WORTH – With qualifying canceled due to moisture on the track, the field for tonight’s Genesys 300 INDYCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway will be set by championship points coming into the weekend – meaning Alex Palou will lead the field to the green but Tony Kanaan was fastest in […]

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Cooper Webb makes a last lap pass on Ken Roczen to win Houston 3. Photo courtesy of Jerry Jordan / Kickin' the Tires.

With Help from Lapped Traffic, Cooper Webb Completes Last Lap Pass to Win Houston 3

By Justin Schuoler, Staff Writer Cooper Webb was able to use lapped traffic to his advantage and get by Ken Roczen on the final lap to win Houston 3 at NRG Stadium in the 450SX 2021 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season. “It was a close race the whole time and Kenny [Roczen] rode a solid […]

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NASCAR drivers descended on COTA for bonus laps ahead of 2021 season

By Jerry Jordan, Editor AUSTIN – While some NASCAR drivers went to Pensacola, Florida last weekend for the Snowball Derby, about a half-dozen NASCAR drivers invaded the great state of Texas to get some early laps at the Circuit of the America’s (COTA) road course ahead of next year’s inaugural NASCAR event at the purpose-built […]

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Carvana to sponsor Jimmie Johnson in INDYCAR

Leading online auto retailer Carvana (NYSE: CVNA) announced today it will be the primary partner for 7-time NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) Champion Jimmie Johnson and Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) for the 2021 NTT INDYCAR SERIES racing season in the newly-formed Carvana Chip Ganassi Racing entry. Johnson co-holds the NCS record with Dale Earnhardt and Richard […]

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