NASCAR announces the 2012 Sprint Cup Series schedule. Among the changes, Talladega Superspeedway and Kansas Speedway swap Chase dates.
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing has decided to suspend operations of its No. 8 team, and driver Aric Almirola, as has been expected for a few days now. The team intended to run the full year, but EGR needed sponsorship to do so. The team said that it would run through last weekend’s Samsung 500 at Texas [...]
Jeff Gordon ended his winless streak both in the series (47 races) and at Texas Motor Speedway (16 races) by winning Sunday’s Samsung 500. Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson finished second. Top 5: Gordon, Johnson, Greg Biffle, Tony Stewart, and Matt Kenseth. Mark Martin, Juan Montoya, Kurt Busch, Jeff Burton, and Carl Edwards rounded out [...]
Kyle Busch won the O’Reilly 300 in dominating fashion, winning his third race in a row at Texas Motor Speedway.
Kyle Busch won the pole for Saturday’s O’Reilly 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, with a time of 28.683, 0.030 faster than Matt Kenseth. Top 5 starters: Busch, Kenseth, Paul Menard, David Ragan, and Jeff Burton. Carl Edwards, Terry Cook, Tony Stewart, and Dale Earnhardt Jr will roll off sixth through 10th, respectively. Notables: Joey Logano [...]
Rick Ware Racing has announced that Kerry and Jeffrey Earnhardt will drive its Chevys for several races this Nationwide season. Kerry is the son of the seven-time Sprint Cup champion, and half-brother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jeffrey is the grandson of Dale Sr. RWR fields that No. 31 and No. 41 Chevys in the series. [...]
On Monday, JR Motorsports announced the plans for its No. 5 Nationwide Series entry for the remainder of the 20009 season. The No. 5 Chevy will be split among team owner Dale Earnhardt Jr, all-time series wins leader Mark Martin, Ryan Newman, Tony Stewart, and Scott Wimmer. Jr will drive at Texas Motor Speedway in [...]
JR Motorsports announced that Fastenal has signed on to sponsor its No. 5 Chevy for 14 Nationwide races in 2009, starting with the O’Reilly 300 at Texas Motor Speedway with Dale Earnhardt Jr. behind the wheel. He will also start the Winn Dixie 250 at Daytona International Speedway in July. The other 12 races and drivers [...]
Jimmie Johnson started the day in seventh, but by lap 83, he dropped to 25th. He was struggling with the handling of the the car. About 10 laps later, he lost a lap and was running 29th. He spent most of the race running 20th to 29th. By lap 307, he moved up to 17th, [...]
Carl Edwards gambled on fuel and stretched his mileage farther than everyone else to win the Dickies 500 from Texas Motor Speedway. Jeff Gordon, who also gambled on fuel, finished more than eight seconds behind Edwards. Jamie McMurray, Clint Bowyer, and Greg Biffle rounded out the top 5. Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex Jr, [...]