Danica Patrick’s IndyCar Coming To AutoFair

Speed machines ranging from Danica Patrick’s race-leading 2005 IndyCar to a mammoth 1,800 horsepower 1972 International Pro Stock pulling tractor will make a statement at the Pennzoil AutoFair.

Toyota Extends Sponsorship Of NHRA

NHRA officials have announced that Toyota has extended its agreement to be the official car of NHRA.

COLUMNS

BOURCIER: Justin Grant Is A Real-Life Racer

The week had been so full of chaos that the only smart move was to shut it all out. It opened with NASCAR unveiling a points system so complex that it had to be dreamed up by razzle-dazzle marketers.

HEDGER: Saying Goodbye To Pete Hamilton

It’s always tough to see your contemporaries pass on. We got hit again this week when former NASCAR National Sportsman champion Pete Hamilton passed at age 74.

RODDA: Nor Cal Notes

An error was made in my last column regarding the number of promoters who have tried to make Chowchilla Speedway successful

RACING NATION

NJMP Set To Begin Phase III Of Exotic Car Garage

Phase III of the New Jersey Motorsports Park Exotic Car Garage project is set to break ground in June.

Boyd Controls Jack Frost Enduro

Ron Boyd Jr. held off Ryan Boyd in the final stages of the Jack Frost Enduro, which finished under a slight rain at Mercer Raceway Park Sunday afternoon

Hughes & Allensworth Split Southern National Twins

Tyler Hughes held off Mason Diaz in a photo finish in the first of two late model races and Tim Allensworth survived a wild race in the second feature on Sunday at Southern National Motorsports Park.

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RACING HISTORY

LOOK BACK: TMC Transportation In Motorsports

While TMC Transportation announced its sponsorship of JR Motorsports and driver Michael Annett on Thursday, it’s certainly not the first time the company has been involved in motorsports.

Early Racing’s ‘Black Devil’

In the romanticized, colorful jargon of what’s been described as America’s “Golden Age” of auto racing — the 1920s — he was given the colorful moniker the “Black Devil.”

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