Browsing the "Paul Menard" Tag

Sadler Not Returning To Richard Petty Motorsports

July 10th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Elliott Sadler, driver of the Richard Petty Motorsports' No. 19 Sprint Cup Ford, said he has no plans with the team beyond this season, and that he is open to other options for the 2011 season.


Earnhardt Jr Drives No. 3 Chevy To Victory Lane

July 3rd, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

In a tribute to his legendary father, Dale Earnhardt Jr drove his No. 3 Wrangler Chevy to Victory Lane in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Subway Jalapeño 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Earnhardt led the final 30 laps of the race.


Johnson Gets First Road Course Win After Ambrose Error

June 21st, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Jimmie Johnson earned his first career Sprint Cup road course win in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway after Marcos Ambrose made a mistake under caution in the closing laps, handing Johnson the lead


Report: Harvick Re-signs With RCR

May 21st, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Richard Childress Racing and Kevin Harvick have reportedly reached an agreement on a contract extension that will keep Harvick in the No. 29 Chevy beyond the 2010 season. An official announcement is expected Saturday before the All Star race.


Busch Wins Crown Royal 400

May 3rd, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Jeff Gordon saw his 2.5 second lead in the closing laps of the Crown Royal 400 at Richmond International Raceway evaporate when Elliott Sadler blew a tire and slid across the track. That allowed Kyle Busch to get tires and mount a charge that would ultimately result in his 17th career Sprint Cup victory.


Keselowski Wins Aaron’s 312 Under Caution

April 27th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

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


Harvick Ends Winless Drought At Talladega

April 26th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Kevin Harvick, who hung in the back most of the day, broke his 115-race winless streak by beating Jamie McMurray to the finish line by 0.011 seconds in the Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway


What If NASCAR Drivers Were Drafted?

April 23rd, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Ever wonder what it would be like if NASCAR teams drafted drivers like players are drafted in the NFL? I did, so I decided to use a convoluted system to determine where drivers would end up if there was a draft today


Hamlin Wins Samsung Mobile 500

April 20th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

For the second time this season, Denny Hamlin drove his car to victory lane on a Monday following a rain-out. Hamlin led 12 laps in the Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, but they were the final 12 on his way to his second Sprint Cup victory of the season


Hamlin Wins Thrilling Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500

March 30th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Denny Hamlin, who had to postpone surgery to repair his ACL because the race was delayed due to rain, capitalized on a green-white-checkered finish and a slip-up by Matt Kenseth to win the Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway.



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