Despite an earlier denial by Phoenix Racing owner James Finch, the team has announced that Bill Elliott will drive the team’s No. 09 Sprint Cup entry for a limited number of races beginning with the 2011 Daytona 500. At this point, the plan is to have Elliott behind the wheel for 18 Cup races depending on sponsorship.
Trevor Bayne could run some Sprint Cup races for Wood Brothers Racing in 2011, according to the Motor Racing Network. The team is looking to up its Sprint Cup efforts in 2011 to 17 races.
Trevor Bayne will work with Wood Brothers Racing at the start of the 2011 Sprint Cup Series season. Bill Elliott, who competed for the team last season, will move over to Phoenix Racing’s No. 09 Chevy for the first five races of 2011.
Roush Fenway Racing has led off about 60 employees, according to a source close to the situation. The team is moving from four Nationwide Series teams last season to three in 2011. The team is planning to field two full time cars, the No. 60 for Carl Edwards and the No. 16 for Trevor Bayne. […]
Trevor Bayne will make his Sprint Cup debut driving the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford for Wood Brothers Racing in the Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Bayne was originally slated to drive a fifth car for Roush Fenway Racing, the team he recently signed with, at Texas with Donnie Wingo serving as his crew […]
Roush Fenway Racing announced that the team has signed Trevor Bayne to drive its No. 17 Nationwide Series car starting at this weekend’s Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway.
Martin Truex Jr and his brother, two-time K&N Pro Series East Series champion Ryan Truex, will pilot Diamond-Waltrip Racing’s No. 99 Nationwide Series entry for the remainder of the 2010 season, replacing Trevor Bayne, who was released from the team earlier this week.
Boris Said survived a spin — and aberration — and edged Max Papis by a nose in a drag race to the finish to win the NAPA Auto Parts 200 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. The win is Said’s first career victory in the Nationwide Series.
Kyle Busch, who spun Brad Keselowski — his biggest competition — on lap 219, held off Jason Leffler, Elliott Sadler, and Dale Earnhardt Jr over the final laps to win the Food City 250 Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The victory is Busch’s 10th on the season, tying the single-season record both he (in 2008) and Sam Ard currently hold.
Marcos Ambrose won his third consecutive Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International, dominating the Zippo 200, leading 60 of 82 laps, including the final 30 laps.