Archive for February 15th, 2009
Hendrick Motorsports’ Dale Earnhardt Jr. seemed irate that he could be blamed for the multicar crash sparked when he and Brian Vickers made contact on lap 124 of Sunday’s Daytona 500. Earnhardt Jr. and Vickers were both a lap down, something Earnhardt Jr. didn’t seem to be aware of, when he got a run on [...]
Dale Earnhardt, Jr bumps Brian Vickers causing pileup at 2009 Daytona 500: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNsXftXYk4U[/youtube]
Rain moved in at Daytona with less than 50 laps to go and NASCAR decided they would be unable to finish the remaining race distance. Matt Kenseth was leading when they went red and wins the 51st running of the Daytona 500.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. triggered a nine-car accident in the Daytona 500 that knocked rival Kyle Busch out NASCAR’s biggest event of the year.
UPDATE-6:25: The race has been red-flagged due to rain. They are trying to dry the track with hopes to finish the race tonight. —————————————————– UPDATE-5:15PM: Rain looks to be about 20 minutes away. —————————————————– UPDATE-3:32PM: The Daytona 500 will start on time. —————————————————– UPDATE-3:05PM: Only light sprinkles now and looks like it may let up [...]
POS CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR SPEED TIME BEHIND 1 1 Martin Truex Jr. Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops / Tracker 188.001 47.872 Leader 2 5 Mark Martin Chevrolet Kellogg’s / Carquest 187.817 47.919 -0.047 3 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont – - – 4 18 Kyle Busch Toyota M&M’s – - – 5 14 Tony Stewart [...]
Kyle Petty is displeased with the way Petty Enterprises was consumed by Gillett Evernham Motorsports — then renamed Richard Petty Motorsports — and was “crushed” the new team co-opted a bit of his personal history.
Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion, held his weekly Q&A session in the Daytona International Speedway infield media center Friday to discuss Sunday’s Daytona 500. THOUGHTS ON THE YEAR. “My thoughts right at this second are hopefully that before Speedweeks is over I get to finish a race is what I’m [...]
Three-time Daytona 500 champion Bobby Allison will serve as the Honorary Starter for the 51st annual Daytona 500 on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. The 2009 Daytona 500 marks 30 years since the famous fight between Allison, his brother Donnie and Cale Yarborough in the 1979 Daytona 500.