From the final weekend of February until this second weekend of July, the NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series has been silent. No burnouts, no staging, no magical whiffs of nitromethane to cleanse the air. It’s been eerie, to say the least.
Cory Mac, who announced his retirement last fall and entered the three final races of NHRA’s 2019 season, is still hankering to secure his 35th national Top Fuel Wally winner’s trophy.
NASCAR ran its Talladega race a day late, due to persistent weather issues. It had other issues to deal with on an overcast Monday, not the least of which was a noose found hanging in the garage space on the No. 43 Chevrolet, owned by the legendary Richard Petty and driven by Darrell “Bubba” Wallace, the sole Black full-time racer in NASCAR’s premier Cup Series.
Eight-time NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel champion Tony Schumacher has been on the racing sidelines since losing his long-time U.S. Army sponsorship almost two years ago.
Companies around this nation have forcefully made known their views against racial inequity. No racing organization has gone as far as NASCAR, which finally decreed it no longer allows the use of the confederate flag on its properties and during its events.
The NTT IndyCar Series has been out of the public’s eye for nearly nine months, after ending the 2019 season on the WeatherTech Laguna Seca Raceway road course last September 22.
The top rung of the Road to Indy, INDYCAR and Andersen Promotions’ Indy Lights Series presented by Cooper Tires will be on hiatus until 2021
The Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli is returning to Riverside International Raceway (RIR), site of many enthralling contests between some of the biggest names in series history.
Under normal circumstances, this weekend would have featured the 104th Indianapolis 500 on the iconic 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) oval.
One of NHRA’s most flamboyant professional competitors has died. Shawn Gann, a five-time winner in the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series’ Pro Stock Motorcycle class passed on May 16th,