Archive for February, 2009
Greg Biffle ended a 76 race NASCAR Nationwide Series winless streak Saturday afternoon when he survived a caution-filled Sam’s Town 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Lee White, president of Toyota Racing Development, said some of the Sprint Cup Toyota teams have serious concerns about an engine wear issue that has caused problems the last two weeks. White said four Toyota teams were forced to change engines Saturday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway because of the issue with this generation of [...]
Las Vegas pole winner Kyle Busch will have to start from the back of the field after losing an engine in practice. The beneficiary is brother Kurt, who will lead the field to the green flag.
Kyle Busch captured his second consecutive pole at his hometrack – Las Vegas Motor Speedway, but will have to start at the rear of the field after the No. 18 M&M’s team changed engines prior to Friday’s qualifying session. Kyle’s brother, Kurt, qualified second in the Miller Lite Dodge. Details to follow…
Sprint Cup driver Kyle Busch said the timing isn’t right for him to race in Formula One for the new F1 team based in Charlotte. Ken Anderson and Peter Windsor are partnering to form the team, which hopes to begin racing to start the 2010 season. Busch’s name has been mentioned as a candidate to [...]
NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson, Juan Pablo Montoya and Roger Penske are among the potential witnesses that could be called in the tax evasion trial of open-wheel racing driver Helio Castroneves, his sister, Katiucia, and his attorney Alan Miller. The trial is scheduled to begin Monday in U.S. District Court in Miami. If convicted on all counts, [...]
After back-to-back victories at Daytona and California, Matt Kenseth and the No. 17 Team look to become the first team in NASCAR history to start the Sprint Cup season with three consecutive victories when they travel to Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend.
A developer has signed a short-term lease with the owner of North Wilkesboro Speedway and has plans to start a new racing series and reality show there. Charles Collins, who says that he is a 43-year-old Georgia native and developer, has set up an office at the speedway and has keys for the locks. During [...]
HERB BRANHAM: Well, thank you, and good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to this week’s NASCAR CAM Video teleconference. It’s in advance of this weekend’s races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. That includes Sunday’s Shelby 427, which is the third race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Joining us today from the NASCAR Research and Development [...]
DuPont, long recognized as the leader in hospitality among NASCAR sponsors, is drastically reducing its program this year as part of its companywide cost cutting. Instead of entertaining the 17,000 guests it had at 37 races last year, DuPont will buy hospitality packages at just six races this season and will host fewer than 2,000 [...]
Two Wins Down, Kenseth Going For Three In a display of virtual perfection on and off pit road this past Sunday at Auto Club Speedway, Matt Kenseth (No. 17 USG Ford) and crew became the fourth team in NASCAR history to win the Daytona 500 and the following event. What is even more impressive is [...]
Kyle Busch’s agent said the young NASCAR star would “certainly leave the door open” to try Formula One “at some point” after Busch’s name was mentioned during a press conference announcing a new American-based F1 team.