Monthly Archives: June 2009

In Long’s Case, NASCAR Did The Right Thing

June 19th, 2009 | by Michael J Smith

As much as I like Carl Long, I think NASCAR did the right thing by upholding most of his penalty. When it comes to penalties, NASCAR has to be consistent, and can only look at the infraction, not who committed it

Long Wins Appeal, Sort Of

June 18th, 2009 | by Michael J Smith

Sprint Cup driver Carl Long had his 12-race suspension cut to eight races, but his record $200,00 fine still remains.

RGM To Field Second Entry

June 18th, 2009 | by Michael J Smith

Robby Gordon Motorsports will field a second entry, the No. 04 Jim Beam/ Menards Camry, in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 this weekend,

GM Cutting Back Support In Sprint Cup

June 18th, 2009 | by Michael J Smith

Following the news that General Motors would be cutting its support of Chevy Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series teams, GM has told Sprint Cup teams to brace for cutbacks in its financial support of the series

More Foreign Automakers May Enter NASCAR

June 16th, 2009 | by Michael J Smith

GM declared bankruptcy and pulled its factory support from the N'wide and truck series. Race attendance and viewership is down. As a result, NASCAR is looking at every option to attract fans, make racing interesting, and save money. Foreign automakers may be one option.

Patrick Should Enter NASCAR The Right Way

June 15th, 2009 | by Michael J Smith

If Danica Patrick ultimately decides now is the time for her to enter NASCAR, there will be a lot riding on her success. She's attract a new fan base to the sport, and could boost its popularity. But, in order to do that she needs to run well. And, to do that, she needs to enter the sport the right way

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