Austin Dillon passed Johnny Sauter with 23 laps to go and did not look back, winning the Lucas Deep Clean 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Nashville Superspeedway.
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing announced that Jim Pohlman will take over crew chief duties for the team’s No. 42 Sprint Cup Chevy and driver Juan Montoya. No word on what will happen to Brian Pattie, Montoya’s crew chief before the change was announced.
Richard Petty Motorsports announced that Greg Erwin, former crew chief for Roush Fenway Racing’s No. 16 Sprint Cup Ford and driver Greg Biffle, will take over crew chief duties for Mike Shiplett on the No. 43 RPM Ford and driver AJ Allmendinger.
Stewart Haas dominates; Denny Hamlin and Jimmie Johnson recover from spins; Dale Earnhardt Jr continues struggling; and Kyle Busch loses points lead.
Ryan Newman and Tony Stewart started 1-2 in Sunday’s Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, and not even a fuel crisis, a wild jumble of divergent strategies or a crew chief with pneumonia could prevent them from finishing that way.
Matt Crafton won Saturday night’s Coca-Cola 200 at Iowa Speedway, holding off a determined Austin Dillon in the closing laps for his second career win in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
Michael Waltrip Racing is suing its former director of vehicle design, Mike Coughlan who left the team to join Williams in Formula 1 as chief engineer last month. MWR claims that Coughlan left the team before his contract ran out. Additionally, MWR is suing the Williams F1 team.
It was a day of major milestones for Kyle Busch, who tied Mark Martin for the career victory lead in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series with Saturday’s win in the New England 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Jayski.com is reporting that Joe Gibbs Racing will close their engine shop, lay off half of its engine shop employees, and get their engines from Toyota Racing Development.
Despite Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate’s opinion, drivers are athletes because what they do requires physical skill, strength and stamina.