Racing Hall of Fame cancels 2020 ceremony

Racing Hall of Fame cancels 2020 ceremony

Concern about the coronavirus forced the cancelation of this year’s induction ceremony at the the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs. In this photography former jockey Craig Perret receives his Hall of Fame jacket from Tom Durkin at last year’s induction ceremony held at the Fasig Tipton sales arena Friday Aug. 2, […]

New COVID-19 hotspots predicted by data linking race and health

Anecdotal stories about the COVID-19 pandemic suggest that Black, racialized and immigrant people in Canada have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19. This narrative tells the story of immigrants and racialized people pushed to the front lines of the economy, working in settings with greater exposure to the COVID-19 virus. It tells the story of immigrant […]

F1 could manage to race even with COVID-19 cases, says FIA

F1 could manage to race even with COVID-19 cases, says FIA

Formula One could cope with up to 10 positive tests for COVID-19 when the sport starts the season in July, according to the chairman of the governing FIA’s medical commission. Professor Gerard Saillant told Sky Sports the sport would still need a ‘red line’, however, beyond which racing could not continue. The planned March 15 […]

Racing again scheduled at Devils Lake Speedway this Saturday

Racing again scheduled at Devils Lake Speedway this Saturday

The first live sporting event in North Dakota since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in March was held Saturday night at the Devils Lake Speedway. And the green flag at the track again will drop Saturday, May 23, an indication the event encountered no serious problems with social distancing. “Everything went great,” said Devils Lake […]

Heroes, runners and riders: sports books to get your heart racing | Books

Heroes, runners and riders: sports books to get your heart racing | Books

In these times of containment and claustrophobia – with stadiums empty, pitches silent and TV cameras unplugged – sports books are one way to fill the void. They serve up those much-missed rations of agony and ecstasy, transporting sports fans of every stripe to another time or another place, dropping them deep into the heart […]

PRUETT: Will racing face a COVID-19 driver lockout?

PRUETT: Will racing face a COVID-19 driver lockout?

The dates are set, and the tracks are ready for a return to racing. But who will be there to drive the cars, engineer the vehicles, or make race strategy calls? In the rush to hit the high banks at Texas Motor Speedway, and head into six hours of endurance racing at Watkins Glen, IndyCar […]