Archive for March 1st, 2009
Team owner Jack Roush said there was nothing experimental or new in the engines that his teams brought to Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Yet he watched as some of those engines expired during Sunday’s Shelby 427 NASCAR Sprint Cup race. The Roush-Yates engines were also in the Yates Racing and Hall of Fame Racing cars, [...]
Matt Kenseth entered Las Vegas as the points leader after winning the first two races of the season, but he left the track in last place after his engine failed just eight laps into Sunday’s Shelby 427. It was the first engine failure for Kenseth since the fall Dover race in 2007.
Kyle Busch won the biggest race of his young career Sunday by driving from the back of the field to win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, his hometown track.
Comment on the Sprint Cup Shelby 427 at Las Vegas during the race!!
POS CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR SPEED TIME BEHIND 1 18 Kyle Busch Toyota M&M’s 185.995 29.033 Leader 2 2 Kurt Busch Dodge Miller Lite 185.707 29.078 -0.045 3 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe’s / Kobalt Tools 185.688 29.081 -0.048 4 00 David Reutimann Toyota Aaron’s Dream Machine 185.624 29.091 -0.058 5 47 Marcos Ambrose Toyota [...]
Jamie McMurray had the fastest Ford in Saturday’s final practice session, but a bout with the flu prevented him from feeling good about his chances at a win. McMurray, seventh fastest overall, headed to the infield care center after practice to ask for new medication. “The medicine that I’ve got right now is not really [...]
DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 NATIONAL GUARD/AMP ENERGY IMPALA SS, met with members of the media at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and discussed racing at Las Vegas, mistakes on pit road by drivers, who motivates the team, what it will take to rebound after the first two races and other topics. TELL US YOUR THOUGHTS [...]
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DUPONT IMPALA SS met with media and discussed changes during the off-season, last year’s crash at Las Vegas and the new safer barriers, momentum from last week’s race at California, and more. ON RACING IN LAS VEGAS “I’ve always loved coming out here. It’s such a cool event in such a [...]
JUAN PABLO MONTOYA, NO. 42 ENERGIZER IMPALA SS, met with members of the media at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and discussed his season to date and Kyle Busch racing in Formula One. TALK ABOUT YOUR THOUGHTS COMING IN TO LAS VEGAS: “It is all about 26 races. We will see what happens. In a way, [...]
Practice 3: FIN CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR SPEED TIME BEHIND 1 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe’s / Kobalt Tools 182.587 29.575 Leader 2 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont 181.555 29.743 -0.168 3 77 Sam Hornish Jr. Dodge Mobil 1 181.464 29.758 -0.183 4 2 Kurt Busch Dodge Miller Lite 181.275 29.789 -0.214 5 5 Mark [...]