Archive for August 23rd, 2008
Carl Edwards clearly isn’t conceding anything to Kyle Busch, and if this continues, the rivalry NASCAR fans seem to be clamoring for could be coming soon, too. Edwards saw Busch lead 415 consecutive laps Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, then used his bumper to nudge Busch’s car aside with 30 laps to go, causing [...]
Joe Gibbs Racing has set a Monday afternoon news conference to announce its driver of the No. 20 Sprint Cup car. The announcement won’t be a surprise. Eighteen-year-old Joey Logano is expected to be named the driver to replace Tony Stewart, who is leaving to become a driver and co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing.
Richard Childress might bring the No. 3 back to an RCR vehicle in a NASCAR national touring division when grandson Austin Dillon competes in the series. Childress said Dillon likely will drive in a Nationwide Series race later this year and possibly could be in the series full time in 2010. Childress still owns the [...]
NASCAR’s fines to crew chiefs often are considered fines to teams with the belief that the car owners pay them. But Joe Gibbs Racing President J.D. Gibbs said Nationwide Series crew chiefs Dave Rogers and Jason Ratcliff will be responsible for their $50,000 fines plus an in-house fine. Gibbs also will add to the length [...]