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Rain Forces Changes In Darlington
Friday, May 8, 2009 – 15:30 | Comments Off

Rain has forced cancelation of quailfying for the Nationwide Series race at Darlington Raceway and has pushed back qualifying for the Sprint Cup series.
So, in tonight’s Nationwide race, the field will line up according to owner points. Kyle Busch will be on the pole and Ryan Newman will be on the outside of the first [...]

2010 Daytona 500 Ticket Information
Friday, May 8, 2009 – 10:00 | Comments Off

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Tickets for the 52nd annual Daytona 500 – NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious race – will go on sale on Saturday, May 16, at 9 a.m. (EST).
Prior to Saturday, May 16, only renewals and deposits for seat assignments for the 52nd annual Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race were [...]

ISC Launches InStadium Solutions
Friday, May 8, 2009 – 8:00 | Comments Off

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – May 8, 2009 – International Speedway Corporation (“ISC”) has partnered with InStadiumSolutions (“ISS”) to implement a text-message based communication system at all of its 12 major motorsports facilities. The service debuts this weekend, May 8 and 9, at Darlington Raceway® in South Carolina, host to the NASCAR Nationwide Series DHP 200 [...]

MIS Announces Phase One of Redesign
Thursday, May 7, 2009 – 8:23 | Comments Off

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Michigan International Speedway officials announced the first phase of a broad master plan that includes a significant redesign of the speedway’s infield.
Phase One of the plan, approved by the speedway’s parent company, International Speedway Corporation, includes a more than $17 million reconstruction of the current terrace suites and media center in [...]

Martin To Drive Again In 2010
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 – 12:36 | One Comment
Martin To Drive Again In 2010

Mark Martin will return to drive the No. 5 Chevrolets of Hendrick Motorsports for the entire 36-race NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season in 2010. It will be the 22nd full-time Cup campaign of Martin’s career and his second with car owner Rick Hendrick.
Last July, Martin signed a two-year contract with Hendrick Motorsports covering one full [...]

Rookies Kick Off 2009 Indy 500
Tuesday, May 5, 2009 – 17:25 | Comments Off
Rookies Kick Off 2009 Indy 500

Four rookies passed the Indianapolis 500 Rookie Orientation Program Tuesday as preparations began at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 2009 Indianapolis 500. The track was open for six rookies to participate in ROP. Three veterans were allowed to complete “refresher” laps.
Mike Conway, Robert Doornbos, Raphael Matos and Alex Tagliani completed all four phases of [...]

NASCAR Newscast: Southern 500 Presented by GoDaddy.com Preview
Tuesday, May 5, 2009 – 17:15 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Southern 500 Presented by GoDaddy.com Preview

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Darlington Raceway, and the Southern 500 returns to the Track Too Tough to Tame, celebrating 60 years of racing. Carl Edwards and Clint Bowyer talk about the history of the place and how special it would be to win there. Plus, find out who to watch as a [...]

Nationwide Crew Member Suspended
Tuesday, May 5, 2009 – 15:48 | Comments Off

Richard Gray, a licensed crew member for the No. 177 team in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, has been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR for violating the sanctioning body’s substance abuse policy.
On April 30, Gray was found to have violated Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 7-5 (violation of the NASCAR substance abuse policy) [...]

Worsham gives Alan Johnson A Funny Car Win
Sunday, May 3, 2009 – 18:30 | Comments Off
Worsham gives Alan Johnson A Funny Car Win

Team-owner Alan Johnson now has a Full Throttle NHRA Funny Car victory to go along with his Top Fuel victory.
On Sunday at Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Ill., Johnson’s new Al-Anabi/Alan Johnson Racing team got that Funny Car victory from Del Worsham.
The victory comes after Johnson, in his first year of owning the team, got [...]

Zonta Surprises At New Jersey
Sunday, May 3, 2009 – 16:59 | Comments Off
Zonta Surprises At New Jersey

Wet and wild from the outset, Sunday’s Verizon Wireless 250 was a water-marked battle at New Jersey Motorsports Park, won in a stunning upset by Ricardo Zonta and Nic Jonsson in the No. 76 Krohn Racing Ford Lola.
They then quickly went to work on re-acclimating themselves to Victory Lane post-race protocol. For Zonta, this was [...]