Archive for July 9th, 2009
Brian Vickers led a Team Red Bull Racing sweep of the front row when he took the pole for Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series LifeLock.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway with a lap of 184.162 mph with his teammate Scott Speed outside the front row. STARTING LINEUP: POS CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR SPEED TIME BEHIND [...]
Suspended Sprint Cup driver Jeremy Mayfield has broken his silence, vehemently denying allegations of drug use and adamantly defending himself from recent NASCAR claims in an exclusive interview with ESPN. It is Mayfield’s first extensive public response since being suspended indefinitely from NASCAR competition on May 9, when NASCAR said he failed a random drug [...]
Kyle Busch, who apparently is not real happy with Tony Stewart, said he felt he was “dumped” by Tony Stewart Saturday night at the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona when the two cars collided as the drivers headed to the finish line. Busch was leading when he twice tried to block Stewart by moving up [...]
Former crew chief Tony Eury Jr. says he feels as if he let down driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. because the pair could never turn around this year’s slow start and that it’s time for him to move on professionally from his cousin.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he would jump at the chance to drive in the Indianapolis 500 if there were not a conflicting NASCAR race on the same day.
If Kyle Busch were to wake up tomorrow morning and say, “You know what, I really need to conform to points racing in an effort to secure a spot in the Chase,” I truly believe the sport would suffer. One of the main reasons people tune in to watch sports is because they don’t know [...]
NASCAR driver/owner Jeremy Mayfield, who obtained an injunction from U.S. District Court to lift a suspension for a failed drug test that NASCAR says was positive for methamphetamines, submitted to a NASCAR drug test Monday but did not provide a sample to NASCAR’s technicians for seven hours. The delay was a sign that Mayfield was [...]
Reinstated NASCAR driver/owner Jeremy Mayfield will not race this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway as part of an oral agreement with the U.S. Court of Appeals, Mayfield lawyer John Buric said Thursday morning. Mayfield obtained an injunction July 1 from U.S. District Court in Charlotte to lift a suspension for a failed drug test that NASCAR [...]
THE MODERATOR: We have two great drivers coming in here in the middle of the summer for a race. Ryan and Tony are here to talk about the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard and we’re very appreciative of them coming to do that. Tony, we’re going to start with you. You’ve been talking a lot [...]