Daily Archives: February 14, 2011

Toyota Plans To Run Redesigned Camry In Cup In 2013

February 14th, 2011 | by Michael J Smith

Toyota plans to run its Camry model in the Sprint Cup Series in 2013, but it will not be the same model that currently runs in the series. Toyota is planning on unveiling a redesigned Camry for the 2012 model year, and hopes to incorporate those changes into its Cup model in

NASCAR Makes Changes To Eliminate Two-Car Tandems

February 14th, 2011 | by Michael J Smith

NASCAR has made two technical changes to limit the two-car drafting that was prevalent in the Bud Shootout. The air inlet for the cooling system will now be 2 1/2 inches tall by 20 inches wide, and the pressure release valve on the water system will be set at 33 pounds per square inch

Earnhardt Jr Wins Pole For Daytona 500; Gordon Second

February 14th, 2011 | by NASCAR Wire Service

Dale Earnhardt Jr edged Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon for the top starting spot in next Sunday’s season-opening Daytona 500 with a lap of 48.364 seconds (186.089 mph)

Guy Named Crew Chief For TRG Motorsports’ No. 71, Lally

February 14th, 2011 | by Michael J Smith

TRG Motorsports announced that NASCAR veteran Jay Guy will serve as crew chief for the team's No. 71 entry in the 2011 Sprint Cup Series season. Guy moves to TRG from Penske Racing, where he served as Cup crew chief for Brad Keselowski last season.

Ford Asks NASCAR To Approve Mustang For Cup In 2013

February 14th, 2011 | by Michael J Smith

Ford has asked NASCAR for approval to run the Mustang in the Sprint Cup Series starting in 2013. The approval, which could take all year, is dependent upon the Mustang being competitively equal to the other cars in the series

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