Archive for February 7th, 2009
Kevin Harvick used a thrilling last-lap pass to steal a Daytona 500 victory. He’s apparently got the move mastered. Harvick powered past Jamie McMurray on the outside of the last lap Saturday night to complete a come-from-nowhere victory in the exhibition Budweiser Shootout.
POS CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR SPEED TIME BEHIND 1 98 Paul Menard Ford Quaker State / Menards – - – 2 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Stanley – - – 3 43 Reed Sorenson Dodge McDonald’s – - – 4 82 Scott Speed* Toyota Red Bull – - – 5 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota FedEx Express [...]
With the NASCAR season ready to roll, Gillette announced that Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M’s Toyota will be the newest member to its star-studded Gillette Young Guns lineup, which includes Clint Bowyer, Carl Edwards, Denny Hamlin, Kasey Kahne and Ryan Newman.
Daytona International Speedway officials announced the return of the Chevy Camaro as the Official Pace Car of the 51st running of the Daytona 500–the first Camaro to pace the field since 1969.
NASCAR has approved a paint scheme and uniform for Penske Racing’s No. 12 car and driver David Stremme that has the Verizon and Penske red and black colors but neither with the Verizon logo featuring a thin red check.
Kyle Petty said he had a couple of opportunities for rides, but they weren’t worthwhile. “I’m not at the stage where I want to come down and beat your head against the wall and be there,” he said. “I’ve been doing that for the last five or six years, coming down here with cars that [...]