NASCAR closer to adding Chicago street racing while competing with Formula 1

Chicago, the nation’s third-largest city, has reportedly agreed to allow NASCAR to hold a race on downtown streets as part of a three-year deal, a major sports news site reported Thursday. The addition of a street race in a major market would be an important step for NASCAR in its fight to increase fan interest … Read more

The drama, in-house team fights and hot tempers are making IndyCar TV unmissable.

The NTT IndyCar Series hit the midway point of the season on Sunday, and here’s the thing after the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course: There is more heat under hulls than under engine covers. Roman Grosjean regretted hitting his Andretti Autosport teammate Colton Herta in the keyhole corner. But Grosjean is really, … Read more

Romain Grosjean, Ross Chastain and the code

Romain Grosjean’s combative nature has won him few fans within the IndyCar paddock. Chris Graythen/Getty Images We brought you here today, during this week when NASCAR and IndyCar are out and only Formula One is on the race schedule. (Canadian GP, ​​Sunday, 2 pm ET; broadcast live on ABC) to discuss what has always been … Read more

2022 Indianapolis 500: After a dominant NASCAR run, all eyes on IndyCar rookie Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson will start on the outside of row 4 for Sunday’s Indianapolis 500, and he would like nothing more than to win the greatest spectacle of racing on his first try. AP Photo/Darron Cummings INDIANAPOLIS — We all have two bucket lists. There’s the one everyone’s talking about, that rundown of experiences we hope … Read more

Explaining the division CART vs. IRL

Tony Stewart leads the pack in the 1996 Indianapolis 500.Photo: amy sancetta (access point) In 1996, the Indianapolis 500 it was a very different matter than it had been in the past. Some 230 miles to the northeast, at Michigan International Speedway, a rival race was to be held, and the US 500. When you … Read more