A.J. Allmendinger and Michael McDowell will each get new crew chiefs, according to ESPN. Jimmy Elledge will take over for Ricky Viers at Red Bull Racing’s no. 84, driven by Allmendinger, this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway. Elledge most recently was crew chief for Juan Pablo Montoya at Chip Ganassi Racing for three races before being let […]
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced today that it was ceasing operations of its No. 40 team, driven by Dario Franchitti due to lack of sponsorship. In a press release, Ganassi said: This is a difficult decision for [co-owner] Felix [Sabates] and I that did not come without its share of anguish. In this […]
Kurt Busch had a bit of good luck for a change, leading the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 when the final caution came out for rain with 18 laps to go. Shortly after that, NASCAR called the race, declaring Busch the winner. Michael Waltrip, J.J. Yeley, Martin Truex Jr., and Elliott Sadler rounded out the top […]
Kyle Busch dominated the second half of the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway and survived a green-white-checker finish to pick up his fifth Sprint Cup victory of the season.
Kasey Kahne took the pole for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway. Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Bobby Labonte, and Jeff Gordon round out the top 5. Elliott Sadler, Marcos Ambrose, Robby Gordon, Ryan Newman, and Greg Biffle will start sixth through 10th, respectively. Notables: Carl Edwards (12th), Denny Hamlin (13th), Boris Said (14th), Dale Earnhardt […]
As the Sprint Cup Series turns to Infineon Raceway this weekend, I began thinking of the normal questions that surround road courses in NASCAR. First, should NASCAR even race anything but ovals? I say, absolutely. I think road courses level the playing field in NASCAR a little bit. Granted, someone like Jeff Gordon seems to […]