Brian Nelson, of MRN Radio, tweeted that Paul Tracy is considering running the Indy 500 and the Coca Cola 600 in 2011. Nelson says he is meeting with Michael Waltrip and Cal Wells, presumably about running a MWR car.
David Reutimann won a rain-shortened and delayed Coca-Cola 600 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway, for his first Sprint Cup victory of his career. Reutimann, who got lectured by Tony Stewart for racing too hard, stayed out while the leaders pitted during a caution for rain. The race was called two hours later, with Reutimann declared the [...]
The Coca Cola 600 has been postponed until Monday at noon on Fox — weather permitting — due to showers that soaked Lowe’s Motor Speedway Sunday evening. This should make for an interesting race, as the cars are setup for a night race, but will be running in the middle of the day.
On Tuesday, Nascar announced that a hybrid Toyota Camry will serve as the pace car for the Coca-Cola 600 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. To be an approved pace car, a car must be able to reach a speed close to 100 mph from the standy-by position near the end of pit road to the exit [...]
Richard Petty Motorsports is working on an extension of driver AJ Allmendinger’s schedule beyond this year’s Coca Cola 600 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. RPM is working to secure sponsorship for the No. 44 and Allmendinger. Hunt Brothers Pizza is rumored to be in discussions with the team. Joe Gibbs Racing reportedly has inquired about Allmendinger’s [...]
Last year it was engines, this year it is tires that plague Dale Earnhardt Jr. Last weekend at the Amp Energy 500 from Talladega Superspeedway, Earnhardt Jr blew, or cut depending on who you ask, a tire in practice and crashed. He had to go to a backup car. This weekend at the Bank of America [...]