Kyle Busch overcame a bizarre sequence of events including a penalty and a pit road incident to win the Nationwide Series Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 at Phoenix International Raceway.
AJ Allmendinger took the pole for the Subway Fresh Fit 600 with a speed of 134.675, 0.06 of a second faster than Scott Speed. See the complete lineup here.
Clint Bowyer will replace John Wes Townley in Richard Childress Racing’s No. 21 Chevy in the Nationwide Series’ Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 tonight at Phoenix International Raceway. Townley wrecked about midway through practice. He was able to drive back to the garage, but he is being replaced as a precaution.
Jayski is reporting that Robby Gordon may have a new crew chief. Samuel Stanley is the new crew chief of Robby Gordon Motorsports’ No. 7 Toyota. He replaces Ian Watts. Gordon is currently 36th in owner’s points, 54 points out of the top 35. His best finish so far this season is 28th at Daytona.
Texas Governor Rick Perry’s re-election campaign is sponsoring TRG Motorsports and driver Bobby Labonte for the Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The No. 71 Chevy will tour the state in the days leading up to the race, allowing fans to learn more about Perry’s plan to keep “Moving Texas Forward.”
Nationwide Series driver Jason Leffler was put on probation for three races for his actions in last Saturday’s Nashville 300. Leffler spun early in the race after contact with James Buescher. Later, he wrecked Buescher in retaliation. He was parked for aggressive driving. Leffler received the same penalty as Carl Edwards for his retaliation on […]
Kevin Harvick gambled with a two-tire pit stop late in the Nashville 300 at Nashville Superspeedway. The gamble paid off as Harvick was able to hold off Reed Sorenson and others with four tires to capture the win.
Mike J. Smith of Lead-lap.com was a guest on the Carey and Coffey Show broadcast on 940/1510 ESPN Radio on April 3rd, 2010. He discussed Dale Earnhardt Jr’s performance so far this year and some positive progress he’s made. Listen to the audio HERE.
Kyle Busch earned his first win as a Camping World Truck Series owner, driving his own Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota to victory in dominating fashion in the Nashville 200 at Nashville Superspeedway. He led 131 of 150 laps.
Andretti Autosport is teaming up with Richard Petty and sponsor Window World to field a fifth IZOD IndyCar Series entry with John Andretti behind the wheel. The team will debut its No. 43 car at Kansas Speedway on May 1. At the end of the month, the team will attempt to make the Indianapolis 500.