Home » Archive by Author

Info Manager,

The desk responsible for updating schedules and standings for racin' today.

Articles by Info Manager

Martin On Pole And Other Rock & Roll Notes
Friday, Sep 11, 2009 – 17:50 | Comments Off
Martin On Pole And Other Rock & Roll Notes

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Richmond, Va. – Chase for the Sprint Cup contender Mark Martin will start from the pole in Saturday night’s Chevy Rock & Roll 400 at Richmond International Raceway,
The veteran toured the .75-mile D-shaped oval at 126.808 miles per hour to edge Martin Truex Jr. for his sixth pole of the [...]

Hamlin On Pole For Nationwide Race
Friday, Sep 11, 2009 – 16:30 | Comments Off
Hamlin On Pole For Nationwide Race

RacinToday.com
Denny Hamlin will be on the pole for Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway after posting the top speed in qualifying on Friday afternoon. Hamlin’s pole-winning speed was 124.384 mph
Kyle Busch qualified second and Paul Menard was third. Clint Bowyer was fourth.
Carl Edwards, who is chasing Busch for the point lead, qualified [...]

Force Fined; Grudge Race Proposed
Thursday, Sep 10, 2009 – 15:05 | 17 Comments
Force Fined; Grudge Race Proposed

RacinToday.com
Funny Car racer John Force has been fined $10,000 by the NHRA for an incident involving physical contact with an NHRA official on Monday, Sept. 7 during the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil at O’Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis.
Videotape from the event showed Force making physical contact with an NHRA official at [...]

Petty Team To Merge With Yates Racing
Thursday, Sep 10, 2009 – 15:02 | 2 Comments
Petty Team To Merge With Yates Racing

RacinToday.com
Richard Petty Motorsports and Yates Racing announced today they have signed a letter of intent to merge operations in time for the 2010 season. The four-car team will race Fords under the Richard Petty Motorsports banner.
“This is a pretty big deal for us,” Petty said. “We’re thrilled to partner with Ford. We’ve talked with a [...]

Meyers Nabs Victory in Oregon
Wednesday, Sep 9, 2009 – 7:30 | Comments Off
Meyers Nabs Victory in Oregon

RacinToday.com
Jason Meyers felt like a few wins slipped away from him last year and one of those was at Cottage Grove Speedway in Oregon. His goal coming into this season was to make up for as many of those near misses as possible and he did exactly that on Tuesday night at the high-banked ¼-mile [...]

NASCAR Newscast: Chevy Rock & Roll 400 Preview
Wednesday, Sep 9, 2009 – 6:30 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Chevy Rock & Roll 400 Preview

Richmond International Raceway hosts the last chance qualifier to make the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Take a look at the 11 drivers fighting for the final eight Chase positions, and listen to Kyle Busch’s strategy for racing his way into the top 12. Plus, find out why Driver Rating provides hope for both [...]

NASCAR Newscast: Pep Boys Auto 500 Recap
Monday, Sep 7, 2009 – 1:00 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Pep Boys Auto 500 Recap

Kasey Kahne won the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series night race at Atlanta Motor Speedway and the next-to-last event in the Race to the Chase, climbing five spots in the point standings to sixth. Hear from Kahne and runner-up Kevin Harvick, and find out who is in and out of the Chase for the NASCAR [...]

Skinner Gathers Moss A Truck Victory
Sunday, Sep 6, 2009 – 8:00 | One Comment
Skinner Gathers Moss A Truck Victory

RacinToday.com
The NFL season has not yet started but New England Patriot wide receiver Randy Moss already has a victory.
It came in Newton, Iowa on Saturday night and it came as a NASCAR-teamowner as his Camping World Truck Series team and driver dominated the Lucas Oil 200.
Behind the wheel of the Randy Moss Motorsport Toyota Tundra [...]

Jason Meyers Wins Finale at Skagit Speedway
Sunday, Sep 6, 2009 – 6:00 | Comments Off
Jason Meyers Wins Finale at Skagit Speedway

RacinToday.com
Alger, WA— September 5, 2009—For the second consecutive season, Jason Meyers found himself leading the finale of the annual two-day World of Outlaws event at Skagit Speedway in Washington on a lap-32 restart with Joey Saldana lining up behind him. The end result was the opposite of one year ago, as Meyers would keep the [...]

Truex Jr. On Pole For Pep Boys Auto 500
Saturday, Sep 5, 2009 – 17:12 | Comments Off
Truex Jr. On Pole For Pep Boys Auto 500

RacinToday.com
Martin Truex Jr. won the Coors Light Pole Award for the Pep Boys Auto 500 with a lap of 30.106 seconds, 184.149 mph. This is his third pole in 142 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. This is his second pole and sixth top-10 start in 2009.
His first pole of 2009 was for the Daytona 500. [...]