Monthly Archives: May 2011

Harvick Wins Coke 600 When Earnhardt Runs Out Of Gas

May 31st, 2011 | by Michael J Smith

Dale Earnhardt Jr ran out of gas coming off of Turn 4 during a green-white-checkered finish, allowing Kevin Harvick to pass him and take the checkered flag to win the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway


Kenseth Powers Past Edwards For Nationwide Win

May 31st, 2011 | by Michael J Smith

In his first Nationwide Series start of the season -- and his first ever in the current-generation racecar -- Matt Kenseth out-dueled Roush Fenway Racing teammate Carl Edwards to win Saturday’s Top Gear 300 race at Charlotte Motor Speedway


Rumor: Patrick To Nationwide Series Full Time In 2012

May 26th, 2011 | by Michael J Smith

ESPN.com, citing anonymous sources, is reporting that Danica Patrick's management team is working on a deal that would bring her to NASCAR full time in the Nationwide Series in 2012. She would also race in select Sprint Cup events in 2012, with an eye on making the switch to the Cup series full time in 2013.


Bayne To Miss Another Week Of NASCAR Competition

May 26th, 2011 | by Michael J Smith

As a precaution, Roush Fenway Racing and Wood Brothers Racing have decided to hold Trevor Bayne out of competition for another week. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the plan is to have Bayne return to the Nationwide Series at Chicagoloand Speedway in the STP


HMS Reportedly Close To Extension For Earnhardt Jr

May 24th, 2011 | by Michael J Smith

Hendrick Motorsports is reportedly close to a multi-year contract extension for NASCAR's most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr, team owner Rick Hendrick said at Charlotte Motor Speedway


Raikkonen To Make N’Wide Debut At Charlotte

May 24th, 2011 | by Michael J Smith

Following his 15th-place finish in his first Camping World Truck Series start, Kimi Raikkonen will make his Nationwide Series debut in this weekend's Top Gear 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.



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