Autos: News

Truex on his Cup career: "Glimpses of greatness ... kept me alive"

Monday  23:30,   16 july 2018
msn

Martin Truex Jr. has had an amazing career in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series but the vast majority of his success has come in the past three years. Truex picked up his fourth series win of the season Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway,[...]

Volkswagen I.D. R sets Goodwood EV record

Monday  19:35,   16 july 2018
autoblog

Romain Dumas also saved a wild slide through the grass.Volkswagen, and driver Romain Dumas, have been busy tackling hills with the I.D. R Pikes Peak electric race car. After setting a record at the famous challenge in Colorado, the car headed to the [...]

Wickens: No issues with Pagenaud 'because we both made it through'

Monday  05:01,   16 july 2018
msn

Canada’s latest IndyCar hero Robert Wickens says losing his wheel-banging fight with Simon Pagenaud over second place would cause no hard feelings because both cars survived the clash. Listings New Used New & Used Make Acura Alfa[...]

Scott Dixon quickest in Honda Indy Toronto warm-up; Jordan King wrecks

Sunday  20:11,   15 july 2018
nbcsports

Three drivers involved in incidents: Jordan King, Tony Kanaan and Ryan Hunter-Reay.Scott Dixon (59.1394 seconds at 108.719 mph) outlasted pole sitter Josef Newgarden (59.3694 seconds at 108.300 mph) by 0.2290 seconds to take the quickest and fastest [...]

Long: Martin Truex Jr.’s dominant win doesn’t discourage competition

Sunday  18:18,   15 july 2018
nbcsports

A feeling of hope emerges from some of the teams that have been chasing Martin Truex, Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch most of the[...]

Kia To Repaint Sunset Yellow Stingers Due To Supplier Issue

Sunday  10:10,   15 july 2018
motor1

A defect in the paint could cause premature cracking. Listings New Used New & Used Make Acura Alfa Romeo AMC Aston Martin Audi Avanti Bentley BMW Buick Cadillac Chevrolet Chrysler Daewoo Daihatsu Datsun DeLorean Dodge Eagle Ferrari[...]

What drivers said after Kentucky

Sunday  08:50,   15 july 2018
nbcsports

Martin Truex Jr. dominated the Quaker State 400, but the remainder of the field still had something to say about the outcome.Powered[...]

Even after Kevin Harvick’s first Kentucky top five, team might ‘ramp it back up’

Sunday  08:50,   15 july 2018
nbcsports

Kevin Harvick earned his first top five at Kentucky in eight starts.Kevin Harvick, who entered Saturday’s Quaker Stage 400 with three wins on 1.5-mile tracks this season, placed fifth at a track he admitted is “definitely not my favorite[...]

Kyle Larson left to ponder what might have been after mechanical failure

Sunday  08:50,   15 july 2018
nbcsports

Kyle Larson still managed to be the top-finishing Chevrolet driver at Kentucky Speedway.SPARTA, Kentucky — Kyle Larson climbed from his Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, which was parked on pit road far away from the top five finishers and from victory[...]

Blaney's season-best finish at Kentucky encouraging for final stretch

Sunday  08:50,   15 july 2018
nascar

SPARTA, Ky. — Ryan Blaney’s time in Victory Lane is coming. He believes it. He can feel it. Notching his first runner-up finish of the season at Kentucky Speedway, the Team Penske driver jumped five spots from his starting position with key[...]

Truex repeats as NASCAR Cup winner at Kentucky Speedway

Sunday  06:53,   15 july 2018
ap.org

Martin Truex Jr. passed Brad Keselowski on lap 201 and went on to repeat as champion of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway. Truex's No. 78 Toyota Camry appeared even more dominant than last July as he led 174 of 267 laps and swept[...]

Chad Knaus signs extension with Hendrick Motorsports through 2020 season

Saturday  23:35,   14 july 2018
nbcsports

Contract keeps the champion crew chief with Jimmie Johnson beyond this season.Knaus’ contract was to have expired after this season. Knaus said he signed the contract extension in the last couple of weeks. JImmie Johnson is signed through the 2020[...]

INDYCAR: Newgarden takes Toronto pole, eyes third win there in last four years

Saturday  23:35,   14 july 2018
nbcsports

Watch the full qualifying session at 5 p.m. ET this afternoon on NBCSN. Now Newgarden goes for his second consecutive win at Toronto and third in the last four races on Sunday.MORE: Best way for Josef Newgarden to forget Iowa is to win at[...]

Richard Petty Motorsports continues to seek sponsorship for Bubba Wallace

Saturday  21:56,   14 july 2018
nbcsports

CEO of Richard Petty Motorsports: 'There are sponsorship opportunities with the Petty brand and (Bubba) Wallace this season.'He is being sponsored in tonight’s Cup race at Kentucky Speedway (7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN) by Petty’s Garage and[...]

Martin Truex Jr. needs 'some time' to finish contract extension

Saturday  20:10,   14 july 2018
msn

Martin Truex Jr. is planning on another contract extension with Furniture Row Racing but doesn’t appear to be in a hurry to get it done. Truex, who won his and FRR’s first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship last season, is once again a[...]