NASCAR has issued penatlies to Whitney Motorsports’ No. 46 Sprint Cup team as a result of rule infractions discovered during opening day inspection for the AMP Energy Juice 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.
NASCAR confiscated a pair of unapproved lower-A arms from Whitney Motorsports’ No. 46 Chevy driven in this weekend’s AMP Energy Juice 500 by Michael McDowell. According to SPEEDtv, the arms appeared to have been hollowed out and filled with ball bearings to make them heavier. NASCAR noticed the issue when some of the ball bearings […]
NASCAR issued penalties to Whitney Motorsports following post-race inspection the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway where the team’s No. 46 Sprint Cup entry was found to have engine valves that were below the mandated weight. Driver Michael McDowell was penalized 50 drivers’ points and owner Dusty Whitney was penalized 50 owners’ points. Crew […]
According to a tweet from JJ Yeley, he is being replaced by Michael McDowell in Whitney Motorsports’ No. 46 Dodge. He tweeted: Speaking of getting it in the balls, I am being replaced by McDowell in the 46 car…. I guess [butt] kissing really is good for something.
Carl Edwards won the NASCAR Nationwide Series Bucyrus 200 at Road America from the pole position to score his first victory of the season. Jacques Villeneuve took the lead with 12 laps to go. But, the caution flew, bunching up the field. Edwards passed Villeneuve with nine laps to go.
NASCAR has issued penalties to Robby Gordon Motorsports’ No. 7 and Prism Motorsports’ No. 55 for violations at Darlington Raceway. Both teams received fines, probation, and points penalties. The penalty drops RGM from 34th to 35th in owner’s points, 18 points ahead of 36th.
Jayski is reporting via the Virginia Pilot that the rear gear of Prism Motorsports’ No. 55, driven by Michael McDowell has been confiscated by NASCAR and will be taken back to the research and development center in Concord, NC for further examination. Any penalties issued could come on Tuesday.
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.
According to Jayski, Michael McDowell has signed on with Prism Motorsports to drive a second car for the team full time in the 2010 Sprint Cup Series season. McDowell will drive the No. 55 and Dave Blaney will drive the No. 66, the car he drove most of last season. Zack McGowan will serve a […]
Dave Blaney will return to Prism Motorsports in the No. 66 Sprint Cup entry in 2010. Last year, the team was a start and park car. This year, the plan is to find a way to allow Blaney to compete. The team has also signed Michael McDowell to drive a second car. Perhaps that car […]