Archive for September, 2007
FIN, ST, CAR, DRIVER, MAKE, SPONSOR, PTS/BNS, LAPS, STATUS, WINNINGS 1 7 16 Greg Biffle Ford Aflac 190/5 210 Running 316,225 2 10 07 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet Jack Daniel’s 170/0 210 Running 218,525 3 1 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe’s 170/5 210 Running 221,661 4 16 25 Casey Mears Chevrolet National Guard / GMAC 160/0 [...]
UPDATE: 6:10PM CDT: The cars are back out on the track and they are about to go green. The race will be shortened to roughly 70 laps to accomodate darkness.
UPDATE 2: Tony Stewart will not be penalized for an obscenity uttered during a live ESPN2 telecast of practice Saturday at Kansas Speedway, NASCAR Vice President Jim Hunter said Sunday afternoon. Stewart was leaning into the driver window of Robby Gordon talking to him and when he turned to leave, he used an expletive in [...]
UPDATE: Hendrick Motorsports has used the same or a similar intake manifolds in other Busch Series events – and they have been inspected and passed – compared to the one that failed inspection following Kyle Busch’s win in the Yellow Transportation 300 on Saturday, HMS Vice President Doug Duchardt said.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is expected to test the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet during a two-day Car Of Tomorrow test at Atlanta Motor Speedway and track officials will give fans the opportunity to be the first to see him on the track in his new ride.
Robin Pemberton is NASCAR’s vice president of competition, and as such oversees rules and regulations. That makes him NASCAR’s top cop. On Friday, he took a few minutes to answer some questions for The Kansas City Star. Are you happy with the progress of the Car of Tomorrow? Yes, very. I think the teams have [...]
The Busch Series will be going to a NASCAR-approved chassis, at least a brother if not a twin to the current “car of tomorrow” in the future, likely as early as 2009.
About two months ago, Nextel Cup veteran Dale Jarrett approached officials from his sponsor, UPS, and essentially put his racing future in their hands. Together, they are mulling a number of options, including running a limited schedule next season or, perhaps, leaving the ride.
Team Rensi Motorsports, which challenged for the Busch Series title in 2003 with Bobby Hamilton Jr., is looking for sponsors for both of its cars for 2008. Team president Ronnie Russell confirmed Friday that the team will lose McDonald’s and FreeCreditReport.com as sponsors of its cars.
FIN, ST, CAR, DRIVER, MAKE, SPONSOR, PTS/BNS, LAPS, STATUS, WINNINGS 1 6 5 Kyle Busch Chevrolet Lowe’s / Sta-Green 190/5 200 Running 78,450 2 1 17 Matt Kenseth Ford Arby’s 180/10 200 Running 68,075 3 9 24 Casey Mears Chevrolet Nat’l Guard / 35th Infantry Division 170/5 200 Running 49,875 4 23 2 Clint Bowyer [...]
Kyle Busch took his first lead with 17 laps to go and captured Saturday afternoon’s Yellow Transportation 300 Busch Series race at the Kansas Speedway. The No.5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet driver crossed the finish line just 0.085 seconds ahead of Matt Kenseth. The victory was Busch’s third of the season and 10th of his Busch [...]
Jimmie Johnson bobbled, spun and tapped the wall between turns 3 and 4 during final practice for the Nextel Cup Series LifeLock 400 on Saturday, requiring his team to pull out a backup car at Kansas Speedway. As a result, the polesitter for Sunday’s race will now start from the rear of the field. “I [...]