Jimmie Johnson’s race-winning pass of Mark Martin and Jeff Gordon touched off a mini firestorm on Twitter about whether or not Johnson should have received a penalty for his tires being on the yellow line.
After race leader Brad Keselowski cut a tire and hit the wall on the final lap of the Sam’s Town 300, Mark Martin cruised to the checkered flag, posting his 49th Nationwide victory.
Mark Martin, who is entering the final year of his contract with Hendrick Motorsports and will be replaced in 2012 by Kasey Kahne, said that he was not done racing, and wouldn’t retire in 2012.
Turner Motorsports announced that Mark Martin will drive for the team in select races in the Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series in 2011.
Hendrick Motorsports is working on contract extension for NASCAR’s most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr, team owner Rick Hendrick confirmed.
Hendrick Motorsports announced that it has expanded its technical relationship with Quaker State, which will increase exposure for the motor oil brand in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
Richard Petty Motorsports announced today that Marcos Ambrose will drive the team’s No. 9 car in 2011, replacing the departing Kasey Kahne, who is leaving to drive for Red Bull Racing in 2011 while he waits for a seat to open up at Hendrick Motorsports.
A late tire gamble paid off for Kevin Harvick, helping him win the Carfax 400 at Michigan International Speedway. The win locked him into this year’s Chase.
Kasey Kahne may be headed to Red Bull Racing in 2011, that according to the Charlotte Observer and ThatsRacin.com. Kahne would take over one of the team’s Toyotas as he awaits to jump into Hendrick Motorsports’ No. 5 Sprint Cup Chevy in 2010.
Jayski is reporting, via MikeMulhern.net, Phoenix Racing owner James Finch is planning to shut down the No. 09 team at the end of the Sprint Cup season, despite reports that Kasey Kahne was in talks to run the car next season as he waits to Mark Martin’s contract to expire so that he can take over [...]