Archive for June 3rd, 2008
With severe penalties looming, Haas-CNC Motorsports has decided to appeal NASCAR’s ruling that the team’s cars were illegally altered for the May 25 Coca-Cola 600, sources told ESPN.com’s David Newton.
With more than 20,000 people in the grandstands and countless others tuning into the HBO Pay-Per-View broadcast of the fourth annual Old Spice Prelude to the Dream at 7 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 4, there will be plenty of attention paid to the cars and stars as they lap the half-mile dirt oval that [...]
In response to a report in Monday’s Charlotte Observer, which said he was parting ways with Roush Fenway Racing at the end of the season, Jamie McMurray told FOXSports.com, “There’s no truth to the rumor.”
Sprint Cup Racing on Fox concluded its 2008 campaign with a 4.2/10 for the race from Dover Sunday to rank as the top-rated event for the weekend.
Even with the field for NASCAR’s Chase for the Championship expanded to 12, some big-name drivers are in danger of not making it. Such drivers as perennial contender and 2004 champ Matt Kenseth (16th this week) and Kurt Busch (a distant 21st). And two-time defending champion Jimmie Johnson and four-time champ Jeff Gordon are living [...]
Kyle Busch, who leads the Sprint Cup Series standings, will run that series’ events at Pocono Raceway, the Pocono 500 on Sunday afternoon in addition Busch also plans on being at Texas Motor Speedway for Friday night’s Craftsman Truck Series race, the Sam’s Town 400. Then, on Saturday night, he’ll be in the Nationwide Series [...]
Marcos Ambrose was encouraged, but also somewhat realistic following his recent Sprint Cup test at Pocono International Raceway. The Tuesday-Wednesday test marked his first time in a Cup car and his first time at the three-sided, 2.5-mile track in the mountains of northeast Pennsylvania. “It went OK, pretty good,”