On Feb. 18, 1910, a Frenchman proved to Texans that France does produce brave and daring men capable of accomplishing amazing feats. It was on that day that Frenchman Louis Paulhan completed the first manned flight of an aircraft over Texas ground.
It is back to oval track racing for the Chevrolet IndyCar V-6 teams, this time at the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway (TMS). On the IZOD IndyCar schedule since 1997, fans have been treated to competitive racing with close finishes.
“Previously at Texas, if you had to lift [off the throttle] because you couldn’t keep it flat due to the car’s setup, you went backwards. You have to have a good car and you have to be able to go flat the whole race. If you can’t get that, then you are going to struggle to move forward."
While not widely known for her experience on ovals, IZOD IndyCar Series rookie Katherine Legge does have history with the high-banked oval at Texas Motor Speedway. It was on that very track that she laid down her first laps in the United States during an Indy Lights test in 2004.
The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East (NKPSE) tour may be heading to Gresham (Ga.) Motorsports Park this weekend for the running of the Slack Auto Parts 150 but many are still reflecting on last weekend’s race at Bowman Gray (N.C.) Stadium.
On the heels of a top-10 performance last Saturday night at Elko (Minn.) Speedway, Win-Tron Racing is hoping to carry the momentum over to Pocono (Pa.) Raceway this weekend for the running of the Pocono ARCA 200.
Will Kimmel and his Kimmel Racing team head to Pocono (Pa.) Raceway this weekend for the running of the Pocono ARCA 200 looking to surge their No. 68 Kimmel Racing Ford Fusion back into the spotlight at the newly repaved triangle.
Pocono Raceway's first ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards event of 2012 marks the third race in the grueling summer stretch, and Frank Kimmel and the Ansell/Menards Toyota team are ready for the challenge. Sitting fourth in series points, Kimmel is coming off yet another top-five finish after last week's fourth place finish at Elko Speedway.
After taking a break from the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards tour last weekend at Elko (Minn.) Speedway, Josh Williams and his Josh Williams Motorsports (JWM) team turned their full attention towards the seventh race of the season – this Saturday’s Pocono ARCA 200 at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway.