Denny Hamlin is rolling with five wins in the last 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup races, leading many to consider him a favorite to win the championship this season. But, don’t count Johnson out just yet. He’s lurking, which is dangerous.
Denny Hamlin dominated the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan International Speedway, winning by 1.246 seconds over Kasey Kahne, the only driver with a car fast enough to keep Hamlin in sight.
Joey Logano made history by winning his third straight race from the pole, winning the Nationwide Series’ Meijer 300 at Kentucky Speedway. Logano held off Carl Edwards to become the only driver to win three consecutive races after winning the pole during qualifying.
Aric Almirola made it three-wide for the lead of the Camping World Truck Series VFW 200 at Michigan International Raceway, threading the needle between Kyle Busch and Todd Bodine with seven laps to go. He held on to win his second Truck Series race of the season.
In 2011, NASCAR will change the noses on the Sprint Car COT to help improve brand identity and make the cars look more like their street counterparts. As a result, Ford could switch from the Fusion to the Mustang in 2011.
Hendrick Motorsports team owner Rick Hendrick is working with James Finch, owner of Phoenix Racing and the No. 09 Chevy, to secure a 2011 ride for Kasey Kahne, who signed on to drive for HMS in 2012, earlier this year.
NASCAR has penalized the Braun Racing’s Nos. 10 and 38 for infractions at the Nationwide Series Federated Auto Parts 300 at Nashville Superspeedway. NASCAR said earlier that there was an unapproved transfer of tires during the race. That unapproved transfer appears to have been between Braun Racing’s Nos. 10 and 38. The teams were found [...]
NASCAR has issued penalties to Front Row Motorsports’ No. 38 team after finding illegal bleeder mechanisms on the tires before Sunday’s Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 at Pocono Raceway.
TRG Motorsports announced that Paul Clapprood has been named interim crew chief for the No. 71 Chevy and driver Bobby Labonte. Clapprood replaces Doug Randolph starting with this weekend’s Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Team owner Kevin Buckler said: We are pleased to give Paul this opportunity and we wish Doug [...]
Keyed-Up Motorsports is closing up it’s Facebook page, which seems to indicate that the team is closing up shop due to a lack of funds. This, however, has not yet been confirmed. There is no indication on the team’s website whether the team is shutting down or not.