Boris Said survived a spin — and aberration — and edged Max Papis by a nose in a drag race to the finish to win the NAPA Auto Parts 200 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. The win is Said’s first career victory in the Nationwide Series.
Kyle Busch followed up his historic Bristol weekend with another NASCAR victory, winning the Camping World Truck Series’ EnjoyIllinois.com 225 at Chicagoland Speedway.
Regan Smith has signed a two-year contract extension with Furniture Row Racing, FoxSports.com is reporting. The deal puts Smith in the No. 78 Sprint Cup Chevy through the 2012 season.
According to a tweet from JJ Yeley, he is being replaced by Michael McDowell in Whitney Motorsports’ No. 46 Dodge. He tweeted: Speaking of getting it in the balls, I am being replaced by McDowell in the 46 car…. I guess [butt] kissing really is good for something.
Robby Gordon Motorsports is working on a deal to keep Kevin Conway in an RGM Toyota for the rest of the season, and possibly next season.
Kyle Busch held off David Reutimann and Jamie McMurray to win the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. With the win, Busch made NASCAR history, becoming the first driver to sweep three NASCAR national touring events at the same track in the same race weekend.
Brian Vickers revealed that he had surgery to close a hole in his heart earlier this year, but said he fully expects to be back in a Sprint Cup car by the start of the 2011 season.
Kyle Busch, who spun Brad Keselowski — his biggest competition — on lap 219, held off Jason Leffler, Elliott Sadler, and Dale Earnhardt Jr over the final laps to win the Food City 250 Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The victory is Busch’s 10th on the season, tying the single-season record both he (in 2008) and Sam Ard currently hold.
NASCAR announced yesterday the 2011 schedule for its three national series, highlighted by several key changes for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
Kyle Busch overcame starting from the rear of the field, and stretched his fuel to win the O’Reilly 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway. The win is his third Camping World Truck win in his Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota.