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 [...]
Tommy Baldwin Racing announced that Scott Riggs will drive the team’s No. 36 Toyota for the 2009 Sprint Cup season. No sponsor has been named. Riggs said: I look forward to working with Tommy. I think we can work together to build something really strong. I feel fortunate to work with someone like Tommy who [...]
Tony Stewart managed to stay out of trouble to, despite being the second to cross the finish line, win the Amp Energy 500 from Talladega Superspeedway. On the restart for a green-white-checker finish, Stewart had the Dale Earnhard Inc. teammates Regan Smith, Paul Menard, and Aric Almirola running in second through fourth respectively. At the drop of [...]
Paul Menard wins the pole for the Coke Zero 400 from Daytona International Speedway with a time of 48.41.
Patrick Carpentier won the pole for the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Bobby Labonte, Scott Riggs, Kevin Harvick, and Dale Earnhardt Jr will roll off second through fifth, respectively. Reed Sorenson, Dario Franchitti, Martin Truex Jr., Matt Kenseth and AJ Allmendinger round out the top 10 starters. Notables: Denny Hamlin (12th), Kasey Kahne [...]
Kasey Kahne took the pole for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway. Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Bobby Labonte, and Jeff Gordon round out the top 5. Elliott Sadler, Marcos Ambrose, Robby Gordon, Ryan Newman, and Greg Biffle will start sixth through 10th, respectively. Notables: Carl Edwards (12th), Denny Hamlin (13th), Boris Said (14th), Dale Earnhardt [...]
AJ Allmendinger posted the fastest lap in second practice for this weekend’s Dodge Challenger 500 at Darlington Raceway.