At first glance, very few people would mistake German actor Michael Fassbender (Inglourious Basterds, 300) for four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson. Considering the look Fassbender sported in Inglorious Basterds, it’s hard to see the resemblance. But if you watch Fassbender in 300 or see him out of character, the resemblance is more striking.
NASCAR has suspended William Hileman, crew member of Ray Hackett Racing’s No. 76 Camping World Truck Series team, for violating NASCAR’s substance abuse policy. Hileman was found to have violated Section 12-1: Actions detrimental to stock car racing and Section 19: violation of the NASCAR substance abuse policy.
NASCAR has instituted a new policy requiring the lowest non-wrecked Sprint Cup car to be inspected after every race. Under the policy, the first non-wrecked car out of the race will be torn down at the research and development center in Concord, NC. NASCAR says it introduced the new policy so that the teams who [...]
Rumors were circulating that Steve Wallace would make his Sprint Cup debut in a Rusty Wallace Inc. Toyota at Richmond International Raceway in May, and that he would appear in four more Cup races in 2010. Those rumors, however, have been denied by RWI. An RWI official said that there were no plans to field [...]
Jeff Gordon had the dominant car during the Shelby American at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. But, a two-tire gamble under the final caution ended up costing Gordon, as he watched teammate Jimmie Johnson and his four tires pass him in the closing laps to take the win.
Kevin Harvick overcame a series of slow pit stops to pass Denny Hamlin for the lead with 25 laps to go in the Sam’s Town 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. In the closing laps, he pulled away from Hamlin, winning the race by 1.361 seconds. The victory moved Harvick up to second all-time in the Nationwide Series with 35 victories.