Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen review: the Said and Biffle incident, wild wrecks, the Tasmanian Devil, and some suprise contenders.
Boris Said will drive Phoenix Racing’s No. 51 at both road courses, beginning with this weekend’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway. This will be Said’s first Sprint Cup race with Phoenix. In 11 starts at the 1.99-mile track, Said has five top 10s and one pole.
Boris Said survived a spin — and aberration — and edged Max Papis by a nose in a drag race to the finish to win the NAPA Auto Parts 200 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. The win is Said’s first career victory in the Nationwide Series.
David Stremme has left Latitude 43 Motorsports, allegeding that team owner Bob Jenkins has failed to meet his financial obligations, and is not helping the team improve. Stremme said: We always had to do more with less, but in the last month and a half, ownership hasn’t really wanted to make things better. Bill Jenkins [...]
With his second career Sprint Cup victory, Juan Montoya did something he hasn’t been able to do as of late: win a race in which he had the dominant car.
Marcos Ambrose won his third consecutive Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International, dominating the Zippo 200, leading 60 of 82 laps, including the final 30 laps.
Boris Said will pilot Red Bull Racing’s No. 83 Toyota in the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen at Watkins Glen International. Said becomes the fifth driver to pilot the car this season. Brian Vickers was sidelined by blood clots. Casey Mears replaced him. Shortly thereafter, Mattias Ekström took over the seat for the Sprint [...]
Jimmie Johnson earned his first career Sprint Cup road course win in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway after Marcos Ambrose made a mistake under caution in the closing laps, handing Johnson the lead.
Latitude 43 Motorsports has secured sponsorship for its No. 26 car for the Sprint Cup Series opener at Daytona. Window World will sponsor the car. Boris Said has committed to driving for the team for the first five races of 2010. Frank Stoddard will serve as crew chief for the car.
On Monday, JR Motorsports announced the plans for its No. 5 Nationwide Series entry for the remainder of the 20009 season. The No. 5 Chevy will be split among team owner Dale Earnhardt Jr, all-time series wins leader Mark Martin, Ryan Newman, Tony Stewart, and Scott Wimmer. Jr will drive at Texas Motor Speedway in [...]