In a story reminiscent of Randy Lanier and John Paul, smuggling has reared its head in professional auto racing once again, this time involving Canadian NASCAR racer Derek White. White, who was previously a NASCAR Canadian Tire Series regular, surrendered himself to police on Wednesday after being named as one of 60 people wanted in […]
With just a couple of months left until the season opener, the folks at the NASCAR Pinty’s Series are beginning to pimp out the series on television. One of their first spots features 2015 Rookie of the Year, Gary Klutt. The 22 year old racer, who co-hosts the popular television show Legendary Motorcar with his […]
The excitement of the last few laps of the 2016 running of the Daytona 500 made up for the boredom of sitting through a couple of hours of speedway racing. Sure, there was some mind blowing 3 and 4 wide racing and a couple of crashes, but nothing to stir the soul. Until right at […]
As much as diehard fans hate to admit it, the reality is that a healthy percentage of the viewers of today’s Daytona 500 will tune in for one reason: to see the Big One. As a bit of a primer for those folks, I have chased down this compilation reel of crashes from the 2015 […]
Whether you love her or hate her as a driver, you can’t deny the fact that Danica Patrick is a fantastic marketing tool. In a marketing stunt promo for ride sharing service Lyft, Ms. Patrick is let loose on the streets of NASCARtown Charlotte, where she plays the role of a Lyft driver and proceeds […]
Riot Radio is a unique project, being called a “visual radio station”. Run by students at Durham College and UOIT, the station explores different models of their vision of the future of media. In this episode, Tyler McMurter visits NASCAR Pinty’s Series driver Joey McColm at Canada’s Best Racing Team’s race shop in Whitby, Ontario […]
With the saga of OJ Simpson making the rounds on TV again these days, the folks at FOX have taken that cue and turned it into the perfect way to introduce Jeff Gordon to their line up for 2016. The driver has been signed on as a full time racing analyst on FOX NASCAR.
Laval, Quebec based writer René Fagnan reported on Motorsports.com that former Indycar and Formula 1 World Champion Jacques Villeneuve is planning a return to the NASCAR Xfinity series. Villeneuve, who recently bailed out of the FIA Formula E Championship, will be racing in the Xfinity series according to a new team called Wingnut Racing. Wingnut […]
Quick on the heels of the announcement that the new Pinty’s Delicious Foods has signed on as the new title sponsor of NASCAR in Canada, the NASCAR Pinty’s Series has revealed its schedule for the coming year. We already knew that the series will make a return to the Honda Indy Toronto in July. There […]
During the Performance Racing Industry show in Indianapolis today, Canadian Indycar star James Hinchcliffe catches up with Conor Daly and Kyle Larson for his show on XM Satellite Radio.