Yonge Not Hanging Up His Helmet Yet
New York Sprint Car Racer Lance Yonge Not Ready To Retire
Story By: STEVE OWENS Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RPW
SYRACUSE, NY- December 9, 2013- Earlier this summer, heading into Utica Rome Speedway’s Inaugural Cole Cup, Lance Yonge was contemplating putting the driver’s helmet on the shelf. Now with the offseason rolling along and 2014 plans being put together, Yonge has yet to decide on carrying on or hanging it up.2013 was a struggle for the former ESS champion. Although he came up one spot short of a win at Brewerton (finishing 2nd to open wheel star Stewart Friesen), Yonge ended the 2013 season winless.
Alex Tagliani Hopeful for 2014 Ride with Ganassi
With Franchitti Officially Retired From Racing, His Seat Is Still A Void To Be Filled
Story and Photos By: DAVE LEWANDOWSKI / IZOD INDYCAR SERIES MEDIA
With four-time series champion Dario Franchitti last month announcing his retirement, the team is exploring options to complement its lineup of reigning series champion Scott Dixon, 2013 Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan and 2013 race winner Charlie Kimball.
Johnson Celebrates Championship in Style
Johnson celebrates his 2013 accomplishment, pushing the future aside for the night
Story By: DAVE CARIVELLIO / NASCAR Photos By: GETTY IMAGES
LAS VEGAS, NV- December 8, 2013- Seven can wait. For Jimmie Johnson, this Champions Week was all about the joy of six.
Forget about the pressure of chasing history, which will begin when Johnson and his team return to the track in February. Over four days in Las Vegas, that all felt as far away as the California state line.
Johnson's sixth championship may seem in many minds like a bridge to a potential seventh crown, which would knot Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty for most of all time. But there were no indications of that this past week, when Johnson and his team celebrated their sixth championship with all the gusto of their first.
'Movin' On Up' For Kyle Lick
After Successful 2013 At The Action Track USA, Kyle Lick Movin' On Up To The SpeedSTR's
Story By: BARRY ANGSTADT / ACTION TRACK MEDIA Photos By: DEAN PATTON / PATSPORTSPHOTO
KUTZTOWN, PA- December 8, 2013- There's simply no denying it...during the summer of '13, a noticeable buzz enveloped the grandstand each time a certain car made its way onto the clay playground known as the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA at the Kutztown Fairgrounds.A youthful charger from Catasauqua, Pa, captured the admiration of the throng that filled the spacious aluminum bleachers week after week, as they pointed and cheered each time he planted the right-rear of his Bogar lookalike No. 99 on the cushion and authored yet another patented high-side, high speed journey to the head of the wingless 600cc Micro-Sprint pack.
NEPA Race Car Show Heading To Laurel Mall
Dates announced for First Annual NEPA Race Car Show at Laurel Mall
Story By: DINO OBERTO Photos By: BOB YURKO / RPW
WEST HAZLETON, PA- December 8, 2013- The first Annual NEPA Race Car Show at the Laurel Mall in West Hazleton is slated to take place the week of February 9, 2014. Mall officials and event promoter Dino Oberto recently confirmed the dates.
The NEPA Race Car Show will be a week long affair and will include all types of race vehicles for display.
New Egypt Speedway Set To Make History
Open Competition Modified and Sportsman 'March Madness Meltdown' Scheduled For March 1, 2014
Story By: NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: PETE MacDONALD / RPW
NEW EGYPT, NJ- December 7, 2013- The off-season just got a little shorter for New Jersey dirt racing fans and drivers. New Egypt Speedway will host the Northeast Modified and Sportsman March Madness Meltdown opener Saturday, March 1, 2014, with a rain/snow date the following Saturday, March 8th. This is the earliest opening date since New Egypt reopened as a dirt track in 1998.
Billed as the "March Madness Meltdown," the "Winter Green 50" will combine Small Block and Big Block Modifieds, and leave drivers seeing green with a posted purse of at least $5,000 to win and $300 to take the green. The "Tip Off 25" will feature the Crate and Open Sportsman cars running together paying at least $1500 to win and $75 to take the green.