According to a Dave Newton tweet, Kasey Kahne said that Richard Petty Motorsports has made him an offer to stay with the team after next season. But, Kahne said he wanted to see what other offers he gets. If he decides to leave, he could have his choice of four seats.
Scott Speed just tweeted: “Just got out of big @NASCAR meeting, bigger restricter for @DAYTONA !! Whoo whoo” This could be one of the changes that are expected to be announced at the end of the month.
Red Bull Racing announced that Ken Schrader will drive the team’s No. 82 Toyota in the 2010 Bud Shootout. Schrader, a two-time Shootout winner, is eligible thanks to a change in the rules this year. Scott Speed, the regular driver of the No. 82, is not eligible.
Jamie McMurray survived the green-white-checker finish to the Amp Energy 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Jimmie Johnson, who ran near the back all day, stayed out of trouble and came home sixth, expanding his points lead.
Jimmie Johnson showed the other Chase drivers that he is in Championship form, dominating the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway. Johnson led for 271 of 400 laps, and he pulled to within 10 points of the points-lead. Hendrick Motorsports teammate, and points-leader, Mark Martin finished second.
Brad Keselowski may be running out of options to compete in the Sprint Cup next season. With Tony Stewart’s recent comments that he does not plan to expand, that leaves fewer options for Keselowski in 2010.
Brian Vickers won the pole for this weekend’s Lifelock.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. Scott Speed will start on the outside of row 1, completing the all-Red-Bull-Racing front row. Complete lineup can be found here.
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, […]
Jimmie Johnson bumped Denny Hamlin out of the way in the closing laps of the Goodys Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway and held on to win. Hamlin was very diplomatic about the incident, saying he was “honored” being on the racetrack with Johnson, and the other leaders. He said that it was just […]
Kevin Harvick finally won in his own stuff, driving his Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevy to victory in the Scotts Turf Builder 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Harvick has won three times in the Camping World Truck series in KHI machines, but until today, he had yet to win in NASCAR’s more prestigious Nationwide series. Kyle […]