Ricky Carmichael plans to move to the Nationwide Series full time in 2012. He hopes to do so with Turner Motorsports.
Clint Bowyer, driver of the No. 33 Cheerios Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing, will make his 200th career start at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend in the Sprint Cup Series. Bowyer made his first career start in 2005 for RCR at the Phoenix International Raceway.
German Newspaper Bild-Zeitung (lit. Picture Newspaper) reported that Team Red Bull was planning to replace Formula 1 driver Mark Webber with Kimi Raikkonen for the 2012 F1 season. TRB has denied the report.
NASCAR has penalized the No. 02 Corrie Stott Racing/Viva Motorsports Chevy driven by Jamie Dick and the No. 23 R3 Motorsports Chevy driven by Robert Richardson Jr in the Nationwide Series for rules violations found at Kentucky Speedway.
With JJ Yeley driving for Front Row Motorsports in the No. 38 Ford in the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Erik Darnell will drive for Whitney Motorsports in the No. 46 Chevy at Loudon.
JJ Yeley will drive Front Row Motorsports’s No. 38 Sprint Cup Ford in the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He will be filling in for Travis Kvapil, who will be at Iowa Speedway driving in the Camping World Truck Series. The No. 38 is 37th in owner’s points, meaning Yeley will […]
Greg Erwin has been replaced as crew chief for Jack Roush Racing’s No. 16 Sprint Cup Ford and driver Greg Biffle effective the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. This decision follows a 21st-place finish in the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway.
Kentucky Speedway announced that race fans who weren’t able to make it to their seats for the Quaker State 400 can exchange their ticket for any other SMI track this year, or for a ticket to the 2012 Kentucky race.
Traffic was the issue at Kentucky Speedway. It got so bad that some fans, who sat in traffic for five hours, were turned away once they got to the track. But, for those who didn’t make it in, you didn’t miss much.
Kyle Busch held off David Reutimann and Jimmie Johnson to win the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, his third Sprint Cup victory of the season.