Latest Auto Racing News

20th Sep 2012

Scottsdale, Ariz. – (September 17, 2012) – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today that six special charity vehicles have been consigned and will cross the block at the upcoming Las Vegas auction held at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, September 20-22, 2012.

The Las Vegas auction charity vehicles are as follows:

Lot #2001 2005 Ford...

1st Aug 2012

Penske Racing announced today that AJ Allmendinger has been released as driver of the No. 22 Dodge Charger in the NASCAR Cup Series. Allmendinger was suspended indefinitely by NASCAR last week for a positive drug test.

"Penske Racing fully supports NASCAR's substance abuse policy and we are disappointed with AJ's positive drug test results," said Roger Penske. "AJ is a terrific driver...

30th Jul 2012

SPEEDWAY, Ind. -- Team owner Rick Hendrick may have had better days -- but not many.

Hendrick joined his No. 48 team in kissing the bricks at the finish line after driver Jimmie Johnson won Sunday's Crown Royal 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, taking the checkered flag 4.758 seconds ahead of runner-up Kyle Busch and tying teammate Jeff Gordon for most NASCAR Sprint Cup Series wins at...

30th Jul 2012

SPEEDWAY, Ind. -- Taking advantage of a NASCAR penalty to Elliott Sadler, Brad Keselowski cruised to victory in Saturday's Indy 250, the inaugural appearance for NASCAR's Nationwide Series at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Keselowski beat Penske Racing teammate Sam Hornish Jr. to the finish line by 3.3 seconds after NASCAR penalized points leader Sadler for jumping the last restart of the...

30th Jul 2012

SPEEDWAY, Ind. -- With a fourth-place run in Sunday's Crown Royal 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Dale Earnhardt Jr. took over the series lead for the first time in nearly eight years.

Earnhardt finished 31 positions ahead of Matt Kenseth, who entered the race at the top of the standings but fell victim to a late crash not of his making and finished...