Archive for November 2nd, 2006
Miller Lite Dodge driver Kurt Busch and crew chief Roy McCauley will be back together operating in full force for this weekend’s Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. “It’s been about the toughest two weeks I’ve ever experienced,” offered McCauley, coming off a suspension handed down by NASCAR officials under a penalty for a shock [...]
[Editors Note: A VERY interesting article below by David Poole of the Charlotte Observer that asks a very controversial question...does NASCAR manipulate its results so it can benefit drivers like Dale Earnhardt, Jr (discussed below), for example? What do you think? Let us hear you! Comment below!] Some day, perhaps, NASCAR’s integrity will be beyond [...]
Robby Gordon Motorsports released a statement Wednesday night that did not address whether Gordon was innocent but indicated it would appeal the penalty.
How special is it to return to Texas, where you won your first Busch Series and Nextel Cup races? “It’s very special. I always love running there. Texas was the place where I realized I could make a career out of racing. Before our Busch Series win there in ‘98, I wasn’t sure I was [...]
TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY: “It’s been a decent track for us. We’ve been learning some things on the 1.5-miles lately and have been a lot more competitive. So, I’m excited going there. Hopefully we can get up there and race for the win. But of the three tracks remaining, I guess I’m
Sunday’s Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway will begin with another reshaped battle at the top of the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series standings. Seven of the 10 Chase competitors switched positions following last Sunday’s event at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS), with GM Goodwrench driver Kevin Harvick among those. Unfortunately, after a disappointing 31st place finish [...]
Mark Martin: “Texas is a great race track. It’s the type of place that suits my driving style. I’ve always done pretty well on the 1.5-mile tracks and Texas has been pretty good for us in that mix. We won the second race there and we’ve been pretty good there ever since. We finished ninth [...]
A couple of notable names appeared at this week’s official GP2 test at the Paul Ricard venue in France. Having recently targeted reaching the Formula One grid by 2009, Bruno Senna – the nephew of F1′s late famous triple world champion – circulated for Arden International.
The son of F1′s late World Champion of 1976 may embark on a racing career. Freddie Hunt, whose British father James most notably raced for McLaren and died of a heart attack in 1993, finished second in a race of the Silverstone Motorsport Academy, according to the weekly magazine Motorsport News.
Highly respected F1 engineer Mike Gascoyne started work at Spyker’s Silverstone factory on Wednesday. The 43-year-old Briton, now with the grandiose title of Chief Technology Officer, left Toyota early in 2006 and previously worked as Technical Director at the Renault team.