In his first Camping World Truck Series start since 2009, Mike Wallace won the Coca-Cola 250 at Talladega Superspeedway, as Kevin Harvick Inc. teammate Ron Hornaday Jr. pushed him across the finish line.
The Subway Jalapeño 250: Danica Patrick’s great run; Turner Motorsports’s success; and Joey Logano finally gets a trip to Victory Lane.
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.
After barely making the field due to high carbon monoxide levels — the result of breathing in exhaust fumes after damaging crush panels in his Sprint Cup COT — Brad Beselowski used a push from Joey Logano to take the lead before the caution came out for a fiery wreck, ending the Aaron’s 312 at Talladega Superspeedway.
SceneDaily is reporting that JD Motorsports has signed Mike Wallace to drive its No. 01 entry in the Nationwide Series for the remainder of the season, starting with this weekend’s race at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. Wallace replaces Danny O’Quinn Jr. in the ride.
Jeff Gordon held off driver/owner Tony Stewart to win the first Gatorade Duel. The victory means Gordon will start Sunday’s Daytona 500 third. Kyle Busch held off a hard-charging Mark Martin to win the second Duel, meaning he will start the 500 fourth. AJ Allmendinger and Jeremy Mayfield earned the two transfer spots available in [...]
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.
Following a shouting match between Gillett Evernham Motorsports driver Patrick Carpentier and crew chief Mike Shiplett, Carpentier has been released from the team effective immediately, the Sporting News reports. Mike Wallace will replace Carpentier in this weekend’s Bank of America 500 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. AJ Allmendinger will take over driving duties of the No. [...]
Mike Wallace will drive Richard Childress Racing’s No. 33 entry, which will be sponsored by Realtree, at the Amp Energy 500 Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway. Wallace said: Running a car for Richard Childress Racing is incredibly exciting to me. I’m thrilled to death because it’s something that I have wanted to do my [...]
Carl Edwards passed Clint Boywer for the lead with 28 laps to go and pulled away through three restarts to win the weather-delayed Emerson Radio 250 from Richmond International Raceway.