Monthly Archives: July 2011

Montoya Gets A New Crew Chief

July 19th, 2011 | by Michael J Smith

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

Erwin In As Allmendinger’s Crew Chief

July 19th, 2011 | by Michael J Smith

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.

Teammates Newman, Stewart Run 1-2 At New Hampshire

July 18th, 2011 | by NASCAR Wire Service

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

Crafton Wins Coca- Cola 200 At Iowa Speedway

July 18th, 2011 | by NASCAR Wire Service

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

MWR Suing Former Director Of Vehicle Design, F1 Team

July 17th, 2011 | by Michael J Smith

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

Kyle Busch Reaches Century Mark—And Martin’s

July 17th, 2011 | by NASCAR Wire Service

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

NASCAR Drivers Are Definitely Athletes

July 15th, 2011 | by Michael J Smith

Despite Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate's opinion, drivers are athletes because what they do requires physical skill, strength and stamina.

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