Archive for July 4th, 2009
TONY STEWART WINS COKE ZERO 400 AT DAYTONA; JIMMIE JOHNSON TAKES SECOND TO GIVE TEAM CHEVY THE ONE-TWO FINISH; CHEVROLET HAS SCORED NINE (9) WINS TO DATE IN ’09 SEASON AND MAINTAINS TOP SPOT IN MANUFACTURERS’ CUP STANDINGS Daytona Beach, Fla – Loudon, NH – Tony Stewart powered his No. 14 Burger King Impala SS [...]
KURT BUSCH (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger) Finished 5th “A top-five finish is surprising due to the fact we had a little trouble midway through the race. We definitely had a strong car. Our Miller Lite Dodge was steady and we bounced back from those mid-race troubles. We were not in contention for the [...]
Denny Hamlin (third) was the highest finishing Camry driver in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Daytona International Speedway. Camry driver Kyle Busch was leading on the last lap when he hit the wall while trying to hold onto the lead. He ended up finishing 14th. Hamlin led six times for 63 [...]
MATT KENSETH – No. 17 R+L Carriers Ford Fusion (finished 8th) ON THE LAST FEW LAPS AFTER THE LAST RESTART. “A lot happened. We had pretty good last lap. I don’t know what all went down behind me. We were all single file and Carl [Edwards] was pushing me and those other guys went high, [...]
Tony Stewart nudged Kyle Busch aside out of turn 4 and into the wall as the two barreled to the finish line to win the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona.
UPDATE 2: Martin Truex Jr. will be named on Tuesday the newest addition to Michael Waltrip Racing, multiple sources confirmed on Saturday at Daytona International Speedway. A press conference including sponsor NAPA is scheduled for noon at the team’s Cornelius, N.C., shop. Truex is in the final year of his contract with Earnhardt Ganassi Racing. [...]
To all my fans, friends and fellow competitors: First and foremost, Shana and I want to thank all of you who have supported us. To say that the last two months have been two of the worst months of my entire life is an understatement. The only event I can think of that brought me [...]
An overheated Kyle Busch received intravenous fluids Saturday following his driving stint in the Grand-Am race, then retreated to his motorhome to rest before NASCAR’s 400-mile Sprint Cup event.
Taylor Earnhardt, daughter of Dale and Teresa Earnhardt, completed two hillclimb runs in the first day of the 17th annual Goodwood Festival of Speed driving the Richard Childress Racing #3 GM Goodwrench Chevy. The Goodwood Festival of Speed is held on the grounds of Goodwood House in West Sussex, a place of significant British motorsports [...]
You can’t cross JR Motorsports totally off of Brad Keselowski’s list for a fulltime Sprint Cup ride in 2010, but it doesn’t seem likely. Dale Earnhardt Jr., who co-owns JR Motorsports with Rick Hendrick, said on Friday it would be “quite a challenge for anybody to find the kind of financial support you need” to [...]
DALE EARNHARDT JR., NO. 88 NATIONAL GUARD SERVING AMERICA/AMP ENERGY IMPALA SS met with media and discussed the National Guard and the July 4th holiday, improvements in the team, the Nationwide Series, and more. ON THE SPECIAL PAINT SCHEME “We have the National Guard Serving America paint scheme this weekend. We always get to do [...]