The newly formed racing team of Rick Clark Motorsports/No Fear Racing has decided not to attempt this weekend’s Kobalt Tools 500 from Atlanta Motor Speedway. Originally, the team planned to debut this weekend with driver Boris Said. But, upon further thought, the team decided it would be better to debut at a track where they [...]
Last week, Dale Earnhardt Jr finished 39th in the Auto Club 500 from Auto Clube Speedway, thanks to an engine failure. The bad finish dropped Jr to 35th in points, putting him in danger of being outside of the top 35 in owners’ points when NASCAR switches from last season’s owners’ points to this season’s [...]
Last weekend’s Auto Club 500 from Auto Club Speedway may have given us insight into who will be contending for the Chase, and then the championship later this season. The two-mile, D shaped oval is an intermediate track — the kind of track that makes up the bulk of the season’s races. Teams that perform [...]
Window World Inc. announced that it will extend its sponsorship of Front Row Motorsports’ No. 34 team, driven by John Andretti,for five races, following the team’s 19th-place finish in the Daytona 500. Window World will be on the car at Auto Club Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway , Atlanta Motor Speedway, and Bristol Motor Speedway.
Looking back at the wreck between Dale Earnhardt Jr and Brian Vickers that took out Kyle Busch, who had a car capable of winning, the Lead Lap has one thing to say to all of those involved: Deal with it! Busch and Vickers both pointed fingers at Jr for causing the wreck. Vickers said: To [...]
Was this intentional or hard racing? You be the judge: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNsXftXYk4U]
Matt Kenseth used a push from Kevin Harvick to pass Elliott Sadler for the lead, and the eventual win, once the 2009 Daytona 500 was called 48 laps from the scheduled finish. Top 5: Kenseth, Harvick, AJ Allmendinger, Clint Bowyer, and Sadler. David Ragan, Michael Waltrip, Tony Stewart, Reed Sorenson, and Kurt Busch rounded out [...]
Jeff Gordon held off driver/owner Tony Stewart to win the first Gatorade Duel. The victory means Gordon will start Sunday’s Daytona 500 third. Kyle Busch held off a hard-charging Mark Martin to win the second Duel, meaning he will start the 500 fourth. AJ Allmendinger and Jeremy Mayfield earned the two transfer spots available in [...]
Rick Clark Motorsports is expected to announce that it has merged with No Fear Racing, and will field a Cup entry with driver Boris Said in 12 to 18 races this season.
In 2007, the sport’s biggest name, Dale Earnhardt Jr., announced he would be leaving the team his father built to go to Hendrick Motorsports. The announcement led to questions about the future of Dale Earnhardt Inc. In addition, questions surrounded Martin Truex Jr.’s ability to become the face of the legendary team. While DEI has [...]