Jimmie Johnson and Kasey Kahne nipped Kevin Harvick and Tony Stewart at the line respectively to emerge from the Gatorade Duels victorious. The combined margin of victory was .02 of a second. Johnson beat Harvick by a mere .005, and Kahne beat Stewart by .014.
Joey Logano, Max Papis, David Ragan, and David Reutimann tested at Infineon Raceway Tuesday and Wednesday in late model stock cars, so as not to violate the testing ban at NASCAR tracks.
Germain Racing has hired Peter Sospenzo to serve as crew cheif for its No. 13 Geico Toyota and driver Max Papis. General Manager Mike Hillman Sr. will work with the No. 15 Pilot Travel Centers/HYPE Energy Drink Toyota in the Nationwide series with driver Michael Annett.
Kyle and Kurt Busch qualified first and second for the Shelby 427 from Las Vegas Motor Speedway. But, Kyle lost an engine in practice and will need to start from the rear of the field. Jimmie Johnson, David Reutimann, and Marcos Ambrose will start third through fifth, respectively. Rounding out the top 10 are Ryan […]
Kyle Busch led 95 of 100 laps to win the Camping World Truck Series’ San Bernardino Co. 200 at Auto Club Speedway. Busch finished more than nine seconds ahead of second-place finisher, Todd Bodine. Chad McCumbee, David Starr, and TJ Bell finished third through fifth, respectively. Ron Hornaday, Matt Crafton, Ricky Carmichael, Timothy Peters, and […]
Former open-wheeler and NASCAR road course ringer Max Papis will run 18 races next season in a Germain Racing fielded Toyota sponsored by GEICO, Papis’ agent confirmed. GEICO has sponsored Mike Wallace in the Nationwide series, but with Nationwide, a GEICO competitor, taking over, GEICO had to leave that series.
Marcos Ambrose won the Zippo 200 from Watkins Glen International, earning his first Nationwide Series victory of his career. Ambrose took the lead when both Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Burton had to pit because they were out of fuel. Ambrose assumed the top spot and conserved enough fuel to make it to the checkered flag. […]
Ron Fellows was in the right place at the right time; leading the NAPA Auto Parts 200 when the race was called due to rain, earning the victory at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Canada, in JR Motorsports’ No. 5 Chevy. Fellows took advantage of Marcos Ambrose’s pit road speeding penatly to earn the lead. History was […]
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 […]