Kurt Busch won Saturday’s Zippo 200 Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International in an event in which Busch and his brother, Kyle Busch, led every lap.
Joe Gibbs Racing and Toyota Racing Development announced a partnership to produce engines for used by JGR and other Toyota teams.
Pocono Raceway announced that it will shorten its two NASCAR Sprint Cup races at the 2.5-mile tricky triangle from 500 miles to 400 miles, which would drop the race from 200 laps to 160 laps. In addition, Pocono also released the two dates for its races next year: June 10th and August 5th.
Two crew members for Earnhardt Ganassi Racing were arrested during a drug bust in Huntersville, N.C.
Terry Labonte will drive the No. 38 Front Row Motorsports Ford at Watkins Glen International, the team announced. This will be Labonte’s first time back at the track since 2007.
?NASCAR announced that it has penalized the No. 13 ThorSport Racing Camping World Truck Series team and the No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing and No. 14 TriStar Motorsports Nationwide Series teams for rules violations committed last weekend.
According to a Bob Pockrass tweet, Joe Gibbs Racing announced that Ryan Truex, driver of the No. 99 Pastrana-Waltrip Racing Toyota in the Nationwide Series and brother of Sprint Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr, will drive the No. 20 Toyota in six Nationwide events this season. Sponsorship will be announced at a later date. [...]
Ron Fellows will drive the No. 5 JR Motorsports Chevy in the Zippo 200 Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International. He will also drive the the No. 36 Golden Corral Chevy for Tommy Baldwin Racing in the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen Sprint Cup Series race at the road course.
Juan Pablo Montoya told the Sporting News that he will return to Earnhardt Ganassi Racing next season, saying that only minor details remain in finalizing the deal. Montoya said: I think it’s pretty much done—it’s all agreed and everything. … Just little bits and pieces. I’d say a couple weeks, max.
Brad Keselowski wins despite broken ankle; JGR teammates may discuss lead-swapping etiquette; Johnson and Busch have words; and Earnhardt Jr holds serve.