Archive for June 20th, 2009
Carl Edwards made the most of his one-day Wisconsin getaway, winning Saturday’s Nationwide series race at the Milwaukee Mile after taking a brief break from his Sprint Cup duties in California.
Red Bull Racing general manager Jay Frye worked a deal with #87-Joe Nemechek, who qualified 31st, to put Scott Speed in his car for Sunday’s race. Nemechek races in old Red Bull cars, and qualified in one of their Toyotas from last season. Red Bull, which also borrowed his car for Speed at Darlington last [...]
TRG Motorsports has leased the #1 Chevy [backup] from Earnhardt Ganassi for the Toyota Save Mart 350 to be run at Infineon Raceway tomorrow, Sunday, June 21. Gilliland will be relegated to the back of the field for the start of the race. In today’s first practice, David Gilliland was involved in an accident exiting [...]
Ron Hornaday led comfortably for most of Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck series race at the Milwaukee Mile to grab a win on his 51st birthday. Hornaday led 180 of 200 laps in a race that originally was scheduled for Friday night but was postponed until Saturday because of rain.
Tony Stewart is off to such a strong first season as a team owner, he’s already open to expansion. The Sprint Cup Series points leader said Friday he’d consider adding a third team to Stewart-Haas Racing next year if the right combination was available. Although he promised his team not to expand too quickly, their [...]