Tums Fast Relief 500 Review: Stewart, Edwards, Harvick, Earnhardt Jr among the winners; Keselowski, Kenseth, Kyle Busch, and Vickers among the losers.
NASCAR announces the 2012 Sprint Cup Series schedule. Among the changes, Talladega Superspeedway and Kansas Speedway swap Chase dates.
Jimmie Johnson bumped Denny Hamlin out of the way in the closing laps of the Goodys Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway and held on to win. Hamlin was very diplomatic about the incident, saying he was “honored” being on the racetrack with Johnson, and the other leaders. He said that it was just [...]
NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying for the Goodys Fast Pain Relief 500 from Martinsville Speedway was set by owner’s points due to rain. Jeff Gordon was awarded the pole position because he is the points leader. Top 5: Gordon, Kurt Busch, Clint Bowyer, Kyle Busch, and Carl Edwards. Kasey Kahne, Tony Stewart, Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson, [...]
NASCAR issued penalties for Red Bull Racing and driver Brian Vickers following an inspection that revealed that the sheet metal on RBR’s No. 83 Toyota was too thin following the TUMS QuikPak 500 from Martinsville Speedway. The car was found to be in violation of Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-Q (car, [...]
Following last week’s TUMS QuikPak 500 from Martinsville Speedway, Brian Vickers’ No. 83 Red Bull Racing Toyota was selected at random by NASCAR for further inspection, the Sporting News is reporting. That inspection revealed that the doors, fenders, and quarter panels did not meet NASCAR’s minimum requirements for thickness. Shaving weight off of the body panels [...]
Jimmie Johnson started on the pole due to rain washing out qualifying. He stayed there until lap 35, when on a restart Jeff Gordon got a great jump and passed him for the lead. He re-took the lead 20 laps later, passing Gordon. He gave up the lead to pit on lap 64. On lap [...]
SceneDaily is reporting that Joe Gibbs Racing driver Joey Logano will not return to Hall of Fame Racing’s No. 96 car this season, a spokesperson confirmed. Logano was slated to drive at the Bank of America 500 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway, the TUMS QuikPak 500 from Martinsville Speedway, and the Dickies 500 from Texas Motor [...]
AJ Allmendinger will be replaced in Red Bull Racing’s No. 84 starting at Tallaedga Superspeedway this week. It was announced earlier that Allmendinger would be leaving at the end of the season. Allmendinger expected to be released early. Mike Skinner will assume driving duties at this week’s Amp Energy 500. He will also pilot the No. [...]