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IndyCar goes racing again with thoughts on Wickens recovery

IndyCar drivers, unsettled and with heavy hearts, return to racing this weekend with their minds on Robert Wickens, the Canadian driver who remains hospitalized after a frightening wreck last weekend. Once they get in their cars, they will have no choice but to push the Pocono Raceway crash away and focus on their jobs. “It’s … Continue reading IndyCar goes racing again with thoughts on Wickens recovery

St Louis Local News: Shakedown Saturday at Gateway Motorsports Park

ST LOUIS, MO – Shakedown Saturday at Gateway Motorsports Park located at 700 Raceway Blvd., Madison, IL, just 5 Minutes from downtown St. Louis, Missouri. Shakedown Saturday Schedule – July 21 6 p.m. — Gates Open 6:30 p.m. — Tech / Concessions Open (until 10:30 p.m.) / Fuel Sales (until 8 p.m.) 7 p.m. — Time … Continue reading St Louis Local News: Shakedown Saturday at Gateway Motorsports Park

The Latest: Busch on a roll, wins first two stages at 600

The Latest from the busiest day in motorsports (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Kyle Busch has won the first two stages of the Coca-Cola 600 and the pole sitter clearly has the car to beat in NASCAR’s longest race. Busch has led 179 of the first 200 laps at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch is looking … Continue reading The Latest: Busch on a roll, wins first two stages at 600

Charlotte Motor Speedway: The Latest: Kyle Busch wins first stage of Coca-Cola 600

The Latest from the busiest day in motorsports (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Kyle Busch has won the first stage of the Coca-Cola 600 in dominating fashion. Busch, driving the No. 18 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing, led 92 of 100 laps. Ryan Blaney was second after the first stage, followed by Kyle Larson, Martin … Continue reading Charlotte Motor Speedway: The Latest: Kyle Busch wins first stage of Coca-Cola 600

The Latest: Wayne Taylor Racing in garage with tire problem

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.  /January 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The Latest at the Rolex 24 at Daytona 11:20 p.m. (all times local) Wayne Taylor Racing headed to the garage just short of the nine-hour mark at the Rolex 24 at Daytona because of damage to the race car from a tire puncture. Renger van der Zande … Continue reading The Latest: Wayne Taylor Racing in garage with tire problem

Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown

WASHINGTON /January 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A bitterly-divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. Democrats in the Senate have served notice they will filibuster a four-week, government-wide funding bill … Continue reading Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown

Martin Truex Jr. caps career season with 1st NASCAR title

HOMESTEAD, FL/November 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — NASCAR’s newest champion wouldn’t take his helmet off. He couldn’t. If he did, then everyone would see Martin Truex Jr. cry. Truex capped the most successful season of his journeyman career as NASCAR’s champion Sunday, then struggled to start the celebration. He was mobbed on the frontstretch by his … Continue reading Martin Truex Jr. caps career season with 1st NASCAR title

Danica Patrick to end racing career at next year’s Indy 500

HOMESTEAD, Fla./November 17, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) – Danica Patrick broke down in tears Friday as she announced she will retire from full-time racing next year after running the Daytona 500 and then the Indianapolis 500, closing her career at the storied track that made her famous. Patrick told The Associated Press it took her many months … Continue reading Danica Patrick to end racing career at next year’s Indy 500