Rick Hendrick is finalizing a contract extension that would keep Dale Earnhardt Jr with Hendrick Motorsports for the next three-to-five years. It makes sense for him to re-sign with the team.
Will anyone remember who won the 2011 Coca Cola 600? Probably not. But, everyone will remember who didn’t win: Dale Earnhardt Jr.
As a precaution, Roush Fenway Racing and Wood Brothers Racing have decided to hold Trevor Bayne out of competition for another week. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the plan is to have Bayne return to the Nationwide Series at Chicagoloand Speedway in the STP 300.
Roush Fenway Racing and Wood Brothers Racing have decided to hold Trevor Bayne out of this weekend’s NASCAR events to give him another week to get back to full strength.
The weekend that was, at the Monster Mile: A post-race procedure change, a young driver to watch, and a violent Nationwide Series wreck.
Roush Fenway driver Trevor Bayne still remains hospitalized due to symptoms thought to be related to an insect bite, and is likely to miss the Nationwide Series Royal Purple 200 at Darlington.
Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne was hospitalized for fatigue and nausea, thought to be related to an insect bite, according to SceneDaily.com. Earlier this month, Bayne was treated and released for an insect bite on his elbow.
Wood Brothers Racing announced that 2011 Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne will be sponsored by Good Sam Club for the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway this weekend and in the NASCAR Sprint All Star Race in May.
Rookie Trevor Bayne held off Carl Edwards at the line to win the Daytona 500 in his second career Sprint Cup Series start. The win returned the Wood Brothers to Victory Lane for the first time since 2001.
Thanks to a new NASCAR mandate, it looks like there will be no Rookie of the Year in the Sprint Cup Series in 2011. Trevor Bayne, potentially the only Cup rookie, is not eligible.