Enterprise: Race in and get the same deals drivers and teams use
NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Pace Laps: Championships and Future Stars

lewis hamilton usgp 2015

(Photo credit: Getty Images)

Formula 1: Hamilton Scores Second Consecutive Championship – The United States Grand Prix may have been the best race of the F1 season. Rain brought questions as to the actual performance of any of the teams and also made for a frustrating schedule – as qualifying got pushed to Sunday morning. During that session, things began …

Read more

Off the Wall With: Courtney Force

NHRA 2015 Courtney Force car courtesy NHRA Media

(Photo Courtesy NHRA Media)

In the spotlight this week: NHRA standout Courtney Force, fiancée of last week’s driver, Graham Rahal What’s fun besides racing? Courtney Force: I don’t know. I’ve been out here since I was a kid so racing’s really my life but any time I get to have a day off I enjoy being back at home …

Read more

Nitro Shots: As the Pro Stock World Turns

NHRA 2015 Indianapolis Pro Stock final Enders Skillman courtesy Chevy PR

Photo Credit: Chevrolet PR

The last time we touched upon Pro Stock, I said there would be more to come on that subject. Management here at Fronstretch expressed some displeasure that I left the “when” on that open-ended, but I argue it’s not entirely my fault because that story is still very much in play. Many rumors are running …

Read more

Off the Wall With: Graham Rahal

graham rahal mid ohio 2015 indycar media

(Photo: INDYCAR Media)

In the spotlight this week: Verizon IndyCar Series driver Graham Rahal. What’s fun besides racing? Graham Rahal: Pretty much my life. If I’m not IndyCar racing, I’m here with Courtney (Force; fiancée), but fun for me is probably golf, college football. I’m a big Ohio State Buckeye fan. In fact, Courtney would tell you I watch …

Read more

Nitro Shots: Halfway Home For Future NHRA Champions

NHRA 2015 Reading Antron Brown car courtesy NHRA Media

(Photo courtesy NHRA Media)

Here we are, already halfway through the Countdown to the Championship, with three races in the books and three more left to complete the 2015 season. Where do things stand and who looks like they might be tough to beat with just a few events remaining? In Top Fuel, that’s a pretty easy question, as …

Read more

Nitro Shots: Too Much of a Good Thing Is Bad

NHRA 2015 Charlotte Brittany Force with fans credit Toni Montgomery

(Photo Credit: Toni Montgomery, Frontstretch)

There were a few new faces in the media center at zMAX Dragway a couple of weeks ago. As it was when I was the new face, not so long ago really, everyone stepped up to be helpful, answer questions (because it’s sort of a complicated sport in some ways) and just make it a …

Read more

Pace Laps: The Closer Does it Again, Safety 1st, and NHRA Keystone Nationals

NHRA 2015 Reading Winners Antron Brown Andrew Hines Chris McGaha Jack Beckman courtesy NHRA Media

(Photo: NHRA Media)

Sprint Cup Series: The Closer is Back in It – Sunday afternoon at Dover International Speedway was simply Kevin Harvick’s day of reckoning. Between the unscheduled stop for fuel with two laps to go last week at New Hampshire to the drop of the green flag at the Monster Mile, the story became ever-so simple for …

Read more

Off the Wall With: John Force

NHRA 2015 Charlotte John Force intros credit Toni Montgomery

(Photo Credit: Toni Montgomery, Frontstretch)

In the spotlight this week: 16-time NHRA Funny Car champion John Force What’s fun besides racing? Force: Racing with my granddaughter Autumn with the Junior dragster. Don’t get to do it much. Me and Robert [Hight], her Dad, we love to do it. And I love the movies but who doesn’t? What’s the top item …

Read more

Nitro Shots: NHRA Silly Season Heats Up

NHRA 2015 Alexis DeJoria and pink car credit Gary Nastase

Photo Credit: Gary Nastase

Normally, I think of Silly Season as a NASCAR thing, that time of year when drivers, sponsors and teams start making moves and announcements for the coming season. In some cases, the moves will take place at the end of the year. Other times, it might be right away or with at least a few …

Read more

Nitro Shots: Another Update For Your Scorecard

NHRA 2015 Charlotte Don Schumacher Shawn Langdon credit Toni Montgomery

(Photo: Toni Montgomery, Frontstretch)

Here’s how it shakes out in case you’ve missed it: Just prior to the U.S. Nationals, Don Schumacher Racing parted ways with driver Spencer Massey. Last week, sponsorless Alan Johnson Racing announced they would not run the remaining races in 2015. The next day, a deal was announced that put AJR driver Shawn Langdon in …

Read more

Carolina Nationals Day 2 Roundup

NHRA 2015 Charlotte Clay Millican credit Toni Montgomery

(Photo: Toni Montgomery, Frontstretch)

After two qualifying sessions in the heat of the day on Saturday, the field has been set for eliminations on Sunday for the Carolina Nationals. The high track temperatures made for a lot of sliding around and not a lot of improvement on the times set on a much cooler track on Friday night during the …

Read more

Carolina Nationals Day 1 Roundup

NHRA 2015 Charlotte JR Todd Jimi Hendrix Foundation dragster closeup credit Toni Montgomery

Photo Credit: Toni Montgomery, Frontstretch

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series’ Countdown to One begins this weekend at zMax Dragway with the Carolina Nationals. Our own Toni Montgomery is on-site with an update on Friday’s activities. JR Todd and Kalitta Motorsports unveiled the Jimi Hendrix Foundation Purple Haze dragster (pictured above); the team will campaign the car in the …

Read more

Frontstretch