Monthly Archives: April 2010

Busch Completes Drive For Five At Texas

April 20th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Kyle Busch dominated the O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, leading 153 of 200 laps on his way to his second consecutive Nationwide Series win, and his fifth straight victory at Texas. He joins Dale Earnhardt and Jack Ingram as the only drivers to win five consecutive Nationwide races at one track


Hamlin Wins Samsung Mobile 500

April 20th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

For the second time this season, Denny Hamlin drove his car to victory lane on a Monday following a rain-out. Hamlin led 12 laps in the Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, but they were the final 12 on his way to his second Sprint Cup victory of the season


Report: Kahne Signs Multi-Year Deal With HMS

April 13th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

ESPN, citing anymous sources, is reporting that Kasey Kahne, arguably the hottest free agent available, has signed a mutliyear deal with Hendrick Motorsports starting in 2012. He'll drive the No. 5 car. But, in 2011, FoxSports is reporting he will drive for SHR. There is skepticism about the validity of that rumor


Releasing Bires, While Surprising, Was Right Move

April 13th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

It is a little shocking that JR Motorsports has released Kelly Bires from his contract as driver of the No. 88 Nationwide Series Chevy. But, despite the relatively surprising timing, this was the right move.


Bliss to Phoenix Racing

April 13th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Tommy Baldwin Racing and Mike Bliss have parted ways effective immediately, according to FoxSports. Bliss will replace Aric Almirola in


KUM To Scale Back Schedule

April 13th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Keyed-Up Motorsports announced that it will be reducing its schedule in the Sprint Cup series. The team will continue looking


RPM In Default On $90 Million Loan

April 12th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Richard Petty Motorsports has been in default on a $90 million loan since February, but hopes to restructure the loan soon. Team owner George Gillett indicated that RPM did not miss payments, but an anonymous source indicate that's not the case.


Two-Tire Call Gives Newman Phoenix Win

April 12th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Ryan Newman took two tires during the final pit stop under caution and drove passed Jeff Gordon to win the Subway Fresh Fit 600 at Phoenix International Raceway. The victory is the first in 77 races for Newman, and the first for his Stewart Haas Racing team and crew chief Tony Gibson



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