Marcus Ambrose came all the way from the back of the pack to finally win the NAPA Auto Parts 200 in the Nationwide Series at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.
Kevin Harvick outran Timothy Peters in a green-white-checkered-flag finish at Michigan International Speedway, and claimed his second straight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory in Saturday’s VFW 200.
Steve Hallam, Executive Vice President of Competition at Michael Waltrip Racing, has accepted a Managing Director position with Walkinshaw Racing overseeing the Toll Holden Racing Team and the Bundaberg Racing Team in V8 Supercars in Australia.
Danica Patrick is expected to announce her intent to move to NASCAR full time in 2012, according to ESPN.com. Patrick will drive the no. 7 JR Motorsports Chevy in the Nationwide Series with sponsorship from GoDaddy.com. She will also drive select Sprint Cup Series races in Chevys prepared by Stewart Haas Racing.
Rockingham Speedway, which hosted NASCAR series events from 1965 to 2004, will install Steel and Foam Energy Reduction (SAFER) barriers in September, according to ESPN.com. The installation will consist of two phases that will cover all four corners and the backstretch wall in SAFER barriers by the end of the year. Rockingham hasn’t hosted a NASCAR event since 2004, [...]
Tommy Baldwin Racing announced that Stephen Leicht will run the team’s No. 35 Pepsi Max Chevy in the Wonderful Pistachios 400 at Richmond International Raceway in September. He will test at Gresham Motorsports Park in preparation for the event. Leicht has made 71 starts in the Nationwide Series and one start in the Sprint Cup [...]
MikeMulhern.Net is reporting that former crew chief for Richard Childress Racing’s No. 31 Sprint Cup team Todd Berrier may be headed to a Toyota team, most likely Michael Waltrip Racing, or an MWR-affiliated team, which includes JTG Daugherty Racing and Pastrana Waltrip Racing.
As part of the recently announced partnership between Joe Gibbs Racing and Toyota Racing Development, Denny Hamlin may have a TRD engine in his No. 11 FedEx Sprint Cup Toyota at this weekend’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen review: the Said and Biffle incident, wild wrecks, the Tasmanian Devil, and some suprise contenders.
Marcos Ambrose passed Brad Keselowski on the first lap of a green-white-checkered-flag finish at Watkins Glen and won Monday’s rain-delayed Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen under caution when a violent multicar wreck exploded behind him on the final circuit.