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.
John Andretti will drive Front Row Motorsports’ No. 34 in the Budweiser Shootout and the Daytona 500. Travis Kvapil, who is slated to drive the car the rest of the season, will drive FRM’s No. 37. He replaces rookie Kevin Conway, who NASCAR hasn’t approved to race at Daytona. Andretti will also drive a handful […]
Travis Kvapil will drive the No. 34 Ford for Front Row Motorsports in the Sprint Cup Series in 2010. He will become teammates with driver Kevin Conway, who will pilot the No. 37 Ford for the team.
According to a tweet by Travis Kvapil: “I’m happy to announce my return to a full timeCup ride for 2010!! More details to follow. I can’t wait to get back on track!!” We should note that Kvapil’s account is not verified, but that may not mean it isn’t true.
On NASCAR RaceDay, it was reported that Penske Championship Racing driver Sam Hornish Jr is suffering from the flu. He is expected to start the race in the No. 77 Penske Trucking Dodge, but Travis Kvapil was flown in this morning just in case Hornish can’t complete the race. Kvapil was being fitted in the […]
Richard Childress Racing will swap the crews and chiefs of Kevin Harvick and the no. 29 and Casey Mears and the No. 07 in an effort to improve performance. The switch is expected to be made after this weekend’s Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway. Todd Berrier will move from the No. 29, where he served […]
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 […]
Martin Truex Jr. drove his Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, Bass Pro Shops No. 1 Chevrolet to the pole for next Sunday’s Daytona 500 with a lap of 188.001 mph. Mark Martin, driving the No. 5 Kelloggs Chevy of Hendrick Motorsports, will start outside row one in second position with a speed of 187.817 mph. While the […]
With Hall Of Fame Racing forming an alliance with Yates Racing and signing Bobby Labonte to drive the No. 96 Ask.com Ford Fusion, David Gilliland figures he is the odd man out at Yates. The team intends to field three cars this season, and, for those of you counting, the addition of Labonte and Paul […]