Archive for July, 2009
Kurt Busch indicated Friday that Kyle has matured when it comes to handling adversity, but that racing full-time in the Nationwide Series and part-time in the Camping World Truck Series might be diverting his brother’s attention from the No. 18 Sprint Cup team at Joe Gibbs Racing.
MARK MARTIN, NO. 5 CHEEZ-IT/CARQUEST IMPALA SS, met with members of the media at Pocono Raceway and discussed his thoughts on his teammate Jimmie Johnson, his success at Pocono, his season so far and much more. WE’RE HALF WAY THROUGH THE RACE TO THE CHASE, YOU’VE BEEN THERE ABOUT THE WHOLE WAY, WHAT IS IT [...]
Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 DeWalt Ford Fusion, is in 12th place in the standings with just six races remaining before the start of the Chase. Kenseth has four top-10 finishes in his last seven starts at the 2.5-mile triangle-shaped track. IN WAKE OF WHAT HAPPENED LAST WEEK AT INDIANAPOLIS, DO YOU THINK [...]
Pocono qualifying has been rained out. Starting lineup decided by Championship standings: STARTING LINEUP: POS CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR SPEED TIME BEHIND 1 14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet Old Spice Swagger N/A N/A N/A 2 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe’s N/A N/A N/A 3 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont N/A N/A N/A 4 2 Kurt Busch [...]
JUAN PABLO MONTOYA, NO. 42 TARGET IMPALA SS, met with members of the media at Pocono Raceway and discussed the speeding penalty from last week, what it will take to make the Chase, the biggest improvements in his team and more. WE’RE HALF WAY THROUGH THE RACE TO THE CHASE WHAT DO YOU THINK HAS [...]
With the National Weather Service calling for a 100 percent chance of rain today at Pocono Raceway, the only thing the NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers will worry much about is missing practice time.
The No 96 Ford of Bobby Labonte will sport the black DLP paint scheme this weekend at Pocono Raceway. The No 96 DLP Ford Fusion team will bring chassis RK-609 to Pocono this weekend. This is the same Ford that Labonte raced at Pocono earlier this year. [Yates Racing]
Marcos Ambrose will debut a new iRacing.com livery on his #47 JTG Daugherty Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entry in the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono Raceway this weekend. The announcement of the single-event tie-up between the race team and the motorsport simulation company was made today by Steve Myers, iRacing’s executive producer, [...]
Darlington Raceway has trimmed ticket prices on more than half of its seats for its 2010 NASCAR race in light of continuing tough economic times. Darlington president Chris Browning told The Associated Press on Thursday that the track “Too Tough To Tame” would offer reduced prices on about 35,000 seats for next year’s Southern 500. [...]
UPDATE: Here’s a photo of what the 2010 Nationwide Mustang is likely to look like: (Click to enlarge) ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Ford will use its Mustang brand in the Nationwide Series next season when NASCAR begins its limited rollout of the series’ new car, Ford officials announced Tuesday.
Tony Stewart already had plenty of reason to carry a bit of swagger into Pocono (Pa.) Raceway, site of Sunday’s Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. The driver of the No. 14 Old Spice/Office Depot Chevrolet Impala SS returns to the venerable and quirky 2.5-mile triangle as the track’s most recent [...]
If it seems as if we’ve just seen the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series run a 500-mile race at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway, site of Sunday’s Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500, it isn’t just a figment of your imagination. That’s because the Sprint Cup Series contested the season’s first event in the mountains of Pennsylvania just five [...]