After writing my FAQs article about NASCAR fines, I was told about two instances where NASCAR might have pressured media organizations to fire writers who were critical of the sport. Here are my thoughts on that.
Frontstretch is reporting that Paul Menard has agreed in principle to drive a fourth Richard Childress Racing Chevy in 2011. His Menards sponsorship would move to RCR with him, as it is his father’s company.
Atlanta Motor Speedway, which is owned by Speedway Motorsports Inc, announced that in 2011, the track will have only one NASCAR racing weekend, instead of two. For the last 50 years, the track has hosted two NASCAR race weekends. Speedway president Ed Clark said: Atlanta Motor speedway has provided top-quality racing entertainment to spectators from […]
AJ Allmendinger has signed a multi-year deal to stay with Richard Petty Motorsports behind the wheel of the No. 43 Ford. A formal announcement is expected Friday at Watkins Glen International.
Per its Facebook page, Tommy Baldwin Racing announced that Casey Mears would be back in the car this week and they’re working to keep him in the car for the rest of the year. The team plans to run the full races at Richmond International Raceway and New Hampshire Motor Speedway, and will field the […]
Richard Childress Racing is said to be considering fielding a fourth Sprint Cup Chevy next season. Also, the team is in the process of finalizing a deal to run Kevin Harvick Inc.’s Nationwide Series program in 2011.
Jayski is reporting via FoxSports.com that Terry Labonte will drive three races in a car fielded by Billy Stavola. Cars and engines will be provided by Richard Childress Racing. Labonte will drive Stavola Labonte Racing’s No. 10 car in the One Last Race To Make The Chase at Richmond International Raceway in September, the Bank of America 500 […]
After a red flag and a rain delay, Greg Biffle outran pole-sitter Tony Stewart to the finish line, winning the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono Raceway by 3.598 seconds.
Kyle Busch won his ninth Nationwide Series race of the season, his sixth in his last seven starts, by dominating the US Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway. Busch led four times for 209 laps. It was his 39th career N’Wide victory.
Elliott Sadler survived two attempts at a green-white-checkered finish, and held off Kasey Kahne, to win the Camping World Truck Series Pocono Mountain 125 at Pocono Raceway. The win was his first career truck series victory, and it puts him in an exclusive group of drivers who have won in all three of NASCAR’s national series.