This could go down as one of the shorter retirements in NHRA Pro Stock racing.
Three-time Rolex 24 at Daytona winner Christian Fittipaldi first came to the United States in late 1994 to test for a CART series drive.
On May 1, Danica Patrick took her first laps at Indianapolis Motor Speedway since leaving the Verizon IndyCar Series after the 2011 season.
Troy Coughlin has announced his retirement from profession racing. Perhaps surprisingly, perhaps not, this news comes on the heels of Coughlin’s third Pro Mod world championship victory.
Retirement season is upon us, and Danica Patrick has announced she will leave NASCAR next year after competing in the Daytona 500 and the 2018 Indianapolis 500.
Three-time NHRA J&A Pro Mod Drag Racing Series champion Rickie Smith proclaimed, in 2016 after winning his third championship, that 2017 was going to be his absolute, final season of racing. Asked over and over and over again if he was serious, Smith emphatically said that yes, this is it for sure.
At the end of the 2017 season, Kalitta Motorsports Funny Car pilot Alexis DeJoria is retiring from NHRA competition.
Dale Earnhardt Junior announced at the beginning of the season that he was going to retire; 2017 would be his last year of full-time competition in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Since then, even in comparison to his shortened 2016 season, he’s had a mediocre season at best.
At a press conference last Friday, 2012 NHRA Pro Stock world champion Allen Johnson said he will retire from Pro Stock competition at this season’s end.
McLeod’s Paul Lee may have retired (reluctantly from racing, but hasn’t put his drive in the park position.