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.
Furniture Row Racing announced that Pete Rondeau will replace Ryan Coniam as crew chief for the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevy and driver Regan Smith in the Sprint Cup Series starting at this weekend’s Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Rondeau joined the team in 2009 after stints with Richard Petty Motorsports, Dale Earnhardt [...]
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.
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.
Furniture Row Racing has hired Mark McArdle to serve as managing director of competition for its No. 78 team. Ryan Coniam was also promoted to crew chief while Pete Rondeau was hired as car chief for the 78. Rondeau and McArdle worked together at Richard Petty Motorsports, and Coniam and driver Regan Smith worked together at Ginn [...]
Furniture Row Racing and driver Regan Smith have reached an agreement in principle for Smith to drive with the team in 2010. Smith currently drives for the team on a part time basis, but is looking to driver full time next season with both Furniture Row and Colorado Farm Bureau as sponsors.
Tony Stewart and Kyle Busch tangled coming to the checkered flag of the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, triggering a multi-car wreck, and creating another wild restrictor plate race finish that is sure to be talked about for weeks to come.
Following last weekend’s wild last lap wreck during the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, a lot of attention has been given to safety — not only for drivers, but for fans as well. By now, we’ve all heard the quotes. Edwards said: Brad [Keselowski] did a great job. Congrats to him on the win, but [...]
On the final lap of the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, Brad Keselowski pushed Carl Edwards to the lead, then dipped below him to make the pass. Edwards went for the block, but the two made contact, spinning Edwards. Edwards’ car’s rear wheels came off the ground. Then, while his cars were in the air, [...]
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 [...]