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Magras to Make ARCA West Debut at Portland in September

By Vincent Delforge, special to KickinTheTires.net A new driver plans to make his debut in the ARCA Menards West Series at the Portland International Raceway, OR road race on September 3. This is Davey Magras, originally from Arizona with his own team Davey Magras Racing (DMR).  Magras was born July 8, 1967 and worked for Jerry […]

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INDYCAR Announces 14-Race Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Schedule

By IndyCar Media INDIANAPOLIS (Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022) – INDYCAR is launching a new era of operational control of Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires with the announcement of a 14-race schedule for 2022.  The schedule features events in 11 key markets and three doubleheader weekends, including a  return to Iowa Speedway and the series debut […]

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Back to the Future: New Venues, Return of Familiar Locations Highlight 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Slates

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR today announced the 2022 schedules for both the NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, slates that feature exciting – and significant – adjustments for race fans. For the first time since 2000, a NASCAR national series will return to the twists and turns of Portland International Raceway […]

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Josef Newgarden Leaves Portland with Opportunity to Steal Championship

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer After starting off the season strong, Josef Newgarden kind of fell off as the temp rose.  The 12th place finish at the Indianapolis 500 kind of kicked off a string of bad luck for the No. 2 Team Penske team including the 21st place finish at Road America. Mid-Ohio kind […]

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From Pole to Victory Lane, Alex Palou Regains Championship Lead with Victory in Portland

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer This season, Alex Palou has been one of the most consistent drivers in the IndyCar Series garage. He kicked off the 2021 season with a victory in Barber. In nine of the first 11 races of the season, Palou finished seventh or better including a victory at Road America but […]

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‘From Portland to Madland’ ARCA Menards Series West at Portland Race Recap

By Vincent Delforge, special to KickinTheTires.net For the return of the West Series to the Portland International Raceway after a nine-year hiatus, one thing is certain, we had a show! A great show or more precisely, madness!  Practice However, under the two practices and the qualifying session, we could have feared a solo walk from Jake […]

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ARCA Menards West 2021 At Portland (Race 6 of 9): Race preview

By Vincent Delforge, special to KickinTheTires.net   September 11, 2021, Portland 112 at Portland International Raceway, Portland, OR (57 laps/112 miles)  This weekend of September 10 and 11 will be the sixth of the nine races of the season in the ARCA Menards West Series. It will be the second and last on a road track. It […]

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