Archive for August 8th, 2009
A year ago Marcos Ambrose used pit strategy to win at Watkins Glen International. The second time around he used a little aggression. The hard-charging Tasmanian passed series points leader Kyle Busch with a daring move through the chicane Saturday and won the Nationwide Zippo 200 for the second straight year for JTG-Daugherty Racing.
Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 DeWalt Ford Fusion, is in 11th place in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings heading into this weekend’s race at Watkins Glen. Kenseth, who opened this season with back-to-back wins at Daytona and Fontana, met with the media before Friday’s practice session. DO YOU HAVE A GAME PLAN [...]
MARK MARTIN, NO. 5 CARQUEST/KELLOGGS’ IMPALA SS, met with members of the media at Watkins Glen International and discussed racing at The Glen, Jimmie Johnson, having a road course in the Chase and other topics. WHAT’S YOUR OUTLOOK THIS WEEKEND? “It’s good to be back to the Glen. It’s been about three years, so I’m [...]
Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion, is in 12th place in the standings heading into this weekend’s race at Watkins Glen. Biffle met with the media before Friday’s practice session. A NUMBER OF DRIVERS WILL NO DOUBT BE POINTS RACING THIS WEEKEND. WILL THAT HALP CREATE A BETTER OPPORTUNITY TO WIN [...]
UPDATE: David Reutimann said Wednesday he was not ready to forgive Denny Hamlin for the accident at Pocono Raceway that essentially ended his championship hopes. That, apparently was news to Hamlin. “I was surprised,” Hamlin said Friday at Watkins Glen International.
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DUPONT IMPALA SS met with members of the media at Watkins Glen International and discussed racing on road courses, double-file restarts and other topics. HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT ROAD COURSES?: “I feel like you’re only as good as you’re last victory. We haven’t had the kind of success recently at [...]
HOW WAS YOUR QUALIFYING RUN TODAY?: “A really cool day for us to be able to get the pole. We were close at Sonoma once or twice and I lost it by a small margin so to get it done hopefully shows the progress that I’m making, the team is making on road courses. Today [...]