Archive for February 26th, 2010
Kurt Busch shattered his brother’s track record Friday with a pole-winning role at Las Vegas, the track he and Kyle Busch consider to be among the most important on the series. The Las Vegas natives watched construction of the track, hopeful to one day get a chance to race there — and maybe even win. [...]
NASCAR driver Greg Biffle says he has become part-owner of a dirt track in Oregon and formed a late-model series to help budding racers in the Northwest. The DAA Spec Motor Series will run 22 events on six tracks with a $25,000 season points fund.
IndyCar driver Graham Rahal said the chances of participating in the IndyCar season opener next month in Sao Paulo, Brazil are “zero,” leading him to meet next week with NASCAR officials to see if there’s something available for him in stock car racing. “Every minute going by and by seems to cause more of a [...]
Some Sprint Cup drivers give their thoughts on the upcoming Las Vegas race: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkU9iSmQvd8[/youtube]
J.C. Elder, known as “Suitcase Jake” during his long tenure as a NASCAR crew chief with the likes of star drivers David Pearson, Dale Earnhardt and Darrell Waltrip, has died. He was 73. Elder died Wednesday of natural causes at Autumn Care of Statesville, the Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home said Thursday.