Johnny Benson finished seventh in the Ford 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, one spot ahead of Ron Hornaday to win his first Craftsman Truck Series championship.
After consecutive finishes of 34th and 43rd respectively at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Dover International Speedway, it would be easy to consider Kyle Busch’s hopes for a championship this year finished. While most of us would stop short of saying that he’s out of it, his chances right now don’t look good. Regardless of [...]
AJ Allmendinger expects to be out of the Red Bull Racing’s No. 84 after this weekend’s Camping World RV 400 from Kansas Speedway.
Stewart Haas Racing extended an offer to Red Bull Racing general manager Jay Frye, but Frye chose to stay with RBR, agreeing to a multiyear contract extension.
Chip Ganassi Racing is said to be looking to merge with another team to stay in NASCAR. The team shut down the Dario Franchitti’s No. 40 team, laying off 71 employees in the process. The team is also losing Reed Sorenson next season to Gillett Evernham Motorsports. Michael Waltrip Racing, which has already lost UPS [...]
After a week in which Ron Hornaday admitted to using testosterone, he turned his focus to the track and dominated the Craftsman Truck Series Camping World RV Rental 200 Driven by Winnebago Industries from New Hampshire Motor Speedway, earning his fifth win of the season.
Defending Craftsman Truck Series champion, and Kevin Harvick Incorporated driver Ron Hornaday admitted publicly to “using testosterone for more than a year before it was added to the sport’s banned list.”
The AP features an interesting article pointing out lingering questions that surround this year’s Chase field. For example, Kasey Kahne, a two-time winner this season, missed the Chase despite the fact that he’s won twice as many races as Tony Stewart, Greg Biffle, Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth, and Kevin Harvick. The AP notes, “He and his [...]
Falling on hard economic times, Dodge announced that next season, the automaker will not fund any Craftsman Truck Series teams. While teams can still field Dodge trucks, the carmaker will not provide any financial support.
Jimmie Johnson made his Craftsman Truck Series debut driving the No. 81 Randy Moss Motorsports entry in the O’Reilly 200 from Bristol Motor Speedway. On lap 102, Johnson spun and made contact with Jeff Green. Johnson ended up 34th. Kyle Busch won the race.