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.
Kevin Harvick gambled with a two-tire pit stop late in the Nashville 300 at Nashville Superspeedway. The gamble paid off as Harvick was able to hold off Reed Sorenson and others with four tires to capture the win.
Braun Racing will run select Sprint Cup races next season. The team’s Nationwide Series sponsor, Dollar General, will serve as primary sponsor for five races next season: Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Daytona, and Indy. Reed Sorenson, the team’s N’Wide driver, has been named as the driver.
Reed Sorenson will drive Braun Racing’s No. 32 Dollar General Toyota for 23 races in the Nationwide Series next season, according to Jayski. Sorenson drove a few races for the team, and earned the ride this season based on his performance. Brian Vickers will also drive 10 races in the No. 32.
There appear to be four candidates for Phoenix Racing’s No. 09 Sprint Cup entry, according to ESPN Insider via Jayski. Casey Mears is said to be the leading candidate. But, Reed Sorenson, David Gilliland, and David Stremme are also in the mix.
SceneDaily is reporting that Braun Racing is planning to run five Sprint Cup races next season with a driver that has yet to be determined. Potential candidates include Jason Leffler, the team’s current Nationwide Series driver, Bobby Labonte, Jamie McMurray, and Reed Sorenson, depending on availability. Owner Todd Braun said that he has a sponsor [...]
Richard Petty Motorsports will conduct its second merger in as many seasons, as RPM will merge with Yates Racings, fielding Fords in the Sprint Cup Series in 2010.
David Ragan had a strong restart on the green-white-checkered finish and held off his Roush Fenway Racing teammate Carl Edwards to win the Food City 250 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
SceneDaily is reporting that Richard Petty Motorsports has swapped crews for AJ Allmendinger and Reed Sorenson effective this weekend’s Carfax 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Crew chief Mike Shiplett will work with Allmedinger while Sammy Johns will work with Sorenson.
On the penultimate restart, Tony Stewart took the lead of the Helluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen from Kyle Busch. He then easily held off a late charge from Marcos Ambrose to earn his fifth Sprint Cup victory at Watkins Glen International.