Aaron Bearden

Jamie McMurray Tops Quiet Talladega Practice

The opening practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Talladega Superspeedway could be described with one word: Uneventful. Jamie McMurray‘s 47.943-second lap topped the opening practice for Sunday’s Geico 500. The lap, set during an early pack run, held throughout the session as most teams focused on single-car runs. Chase …

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Eldora Truck Race Adds Aspen Dental as Presenting Sponsor

The only NASCAR-sanctioned race on dirt has a new presenting sponsor. The July 20 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway will be sponsored by Aspen Dental, speedway owner Tony Stewart confirmed on Friday (April 29) at Talladega Superspeedway. The Rossburg, Ohio, track confirmed the news in a …

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Pace Laps: Tony Stewart’s Solid Return, Four-Wide and Fast for Brittany Force and Ford Looking for XFINITY Series Magic

Sprint Cup: Tony Stewart Solid in Sprint Cup Return – Though there was literal smoke for the driver nicknamed “Smoke” at one point during Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway. Starting 18th after Sprint Cup qualifying was rained out on Friday, Tony Stewart was a consistent character inside the top 25 …

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More Short Tracks, Please

These past few weeks at short tracks sure have been fun, haven’t they? It’s a shame we won’t see another one until August. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series put on another thrilling race – and finally another scheduled day race – at Richmond International Raceway with Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400. …

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On the Reds: Late Finish Hides Dull IndyCar Product in Barber

The Verizon IndyCar Series lucked out with an incredible finish to the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, but the series still has significant improvements to make to the on-track product as the season marches on. Continuing a depressing trend to open the season, the current aerokit led to an underwhelming …

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Takuma Sato Paces Rainy IndyCar Practice at Barber

How’s this for a change of pace: the rainy second practice for Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama was led by three Hondas. A.J. Fort Racing’s Takuma Sato (1:07.2157) and Jack Hawksworth (1:07.2197) led the way with near-identical times to top the session, with James Hinchcliffe rattling off a …

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Sébastien Bourdais Paces Opening Barber Practice

In his first practice session with new sponsor Europa gracing his Chevrolet, Sébastien Bourdais led the way in the 75-minute opening practice for the Verizon IndyCar Series at Barber Motorsports Park. The KVSH Racing driver’s 1:07.3399 stood atop the charts at the end of the session as teams prepare for …

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