ESPN is reporting that two independent sources revealed that the unnamed drug Jeremy Mayfield tested positive for methamphetamine, which according to the National Institutes of Health can increase alertness and concentration. All parties involved are under a gag order, and cannot verify the validity of the report.
Continuing the fallout surrounding Car and Driver’s April Fool’s hoax, Ann Coutler, apparently fell for it. In her column dated yesterday, she wrote: If Obama can tell GM and Chrysler that their participation in NASCAR is an “unnecessary expenditure,” isn’t having public schools force students to follow Muslim rituals, recite Islamic prayers and plan “jihads” [...]
Hall of Fame Racing and Yates Racing may team up to field a car sponsored by Ask.com, according to Jayski, who is pointing to Sports Business Journal. Conversely, ESPN’s NASCAR Experts blog is reporting that HOF Racing is trying to forge a deal with Roush Fenway Racing. If the team chooses one of the two, then [...]
Two time Indy 500-winner and Indy Racing League driver Helio Castroneves is facing federal tax charges in Miami.
ESPN is reporting that JTG Daugherty Racing has reached a “technical alliance” with Michael Waltrip Racing, which means that JTG will field Toyota Camrys next season in the Sprint Cup. The team will be housed under the same roof as MWR, and will receive chassis, engines, and tech information-sharing from Toyota Racing Development. Team owner and [...]
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 Nationwide Series Car Of Tomorrow made its debut on Monday at a test at Richmond International Raceway, and thus far, the driver response has been positive. Carl Edwards told ESPN: I hadn’t seen the car all finished and sitting on the ground. It’s good. It drives really well. It feels a lot like the car we’re [...]
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.
Stewart Haas Racing has announced the hiring of Darian Grubb as crew chief of the No. 14 Sprint Cup entry that Tony Stewart will drive next season. Grubb left his position at Hendrick Motorsports as engineering manager to take the position with SHR. Grubb served as interim crew chief in 2006 for Jimmie Johnson as [...]
ESPN is reporting that Gillett Evernham Motorsports has filed a suit in North Carolina Superior Court Robby Gordon, claiming that Robby Gordon Motorsports violated the terms of a tentative agreement that would have sold his one-car Sprint Cup team to GEM for $23.5 million. The deal was pending due dilligence and an audit, and would have [...]