Race Weekend Central

Wayne Taylor Racing Scores 2nd Straight Victory at Mid-Ohio

Ricky Taylor brings his Acura across the line to win the Lexus Grand Prix at Mid-Ohio, 5/15/2022 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Wayne Taylor Racing’s Ricky Taylor and Filipe Albuquerque won Sunday’s Lexus Grand Prix at Mid-Ohio, their 2nd straight win.

Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 02 Cadillac Wins Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring

Chip Ganassi celebrates victory in the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring with drivers Earl Bamber, Neel Jani and Alex Lynn, 3/19/2022 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Chip Ganassi Racing’s Earl Bamber passed Richard Westbrook with 45 minutes to go and held on to win the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring.

Entry List: Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring

Mario Farnbacher and Robby Foley racing during the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring, 11/14/2020 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring has 53 teams entered, the most since 2014.

Juan Pablo Montoya Returns to IMSA with DragonSpeed, Son Joins For Sebring

Ben Hanley practicing for the Rolex 24 at Daytona, 1/28/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

DragonSpeed announced Wednesday (Dec. 15) via IMSA that they have committed to a full season in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s LMP2 class.  Juan Pablo Montoya will anchor the team’s efforts in all of the point races in class.  He’ll be joined by Henrik Hedman, who has driven for the team for many years, both …

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Entry List: 2021 Motul Petit Le Mans

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will complete their 2021 season with 10 hours of racing at Braselton, Ga.’s Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.  43 teams in five classes will do battle on the 2.54-mile road course with regular championships and the Michelin Endurance Cup championships on the line. In the DPi class, there are …

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Frontstretch 5: Drivers Who Should Race in SRX

2021 SRX Knoxville pace car (Credit: Tom Bowles)

Photo: Tom Bowles

The first-ever Camping World SRX Series season is halfway complete. Doug Coby won the first event at Stafford Motor Speedway, followed by Tony Stewart winning the next two events at Knoxville Raceway and Eldora Speedway, respectively. While only nine drivers are running in SRX full time, the series’ driver field could be expanded if it is …

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Random Predictions for the 2021 Indianapolis 500

Alex Palou leading Carb Day practice at Indianapolis

(Photo by Karl Zemlin/INDYCAR)

Note: The following predictions are not based on any scientific method nor are there any rhyme or reason for many of them. These are simply for fun. The 2021 Indianapolis 500 will be the largest gathering of people for a sporting event since the start of the current pandemic. With an estimated 135,000 people attending, …

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Indianapolis 500 Winners Seek A Repeat Victory

Scott Dixon qualifying at Indianapolis

(Photo by Chris Owens/INDYCAR)

Every IndyCar driver wants to win the Indianapolis 500, maybe even more so than the overall championship. The build up to the most coveted race of the year began last week when drivers hit the track for practice, getting back up to speed at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway before qualifying over the weekend. With the …

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2021 Indianapolis 500 Qualifying Live Report

Scott Dixon in Saturday Morning Indianapolis 500 Pre-Qualifying Practice

(Photo by Chris Owens/INDYCAR)

Welcome! This will serve as a live update hub for qualifying for the 105th Indianapolis 500 on May 30th. All 35 cars drew their spot in the qualifying order Friday evening and will go out one at a time for their four lap qualifying run. The updates will come as cars complete their runs with …

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A Statistical Deep Dive Into Jimmie Johnson’s GMR Grand Prix

Jimmie Johnson at the GMR Grand Prix

(Photo by Walter Kuhn/INDYCAR)

In Jimmie Johnson’s first NTT IndyCar Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, Johnson showed some decent improvement but is still learning about racing an open-wheel car. The seven-time NASCAR champion’s fastest lap of the race was a 1 minute, 12.5976 second lap. Yes, this was last of all drivers, yes he was …

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