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2013 Trucks Schedule Includes A Race At Eldora Dirt Track
Wednesday, 28 Nov, 2012 – 16:02 | Comments Off
2013 Trucks Schedule Includes A Race At Eldora Dirt Track

NASCAR today announced that the Camping World Truck Series will race on dirt next season as it has scheduled an event for Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.
The schedule also includes a race in Canada and races on Wednesday nights.
On July 24, the trucks will make their dirt debut at Eldora, the.5-mile track owned by three-time [...]

Changes At Kalitta: Worsham Back To Driver’s Seat
Tuesday, 27 Nov, 2012 – 12:17 | Comments Off
Changes At Kalitta: Worsham Back To Driver’s Seat

Kalitta Motorsports announced a significan change of personnel in its NHRA racing operation.
Del Worsham has been named as driver of the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car, replacing Jeff Arend.
Also, Tommy DeLago has been picked as the crew chief on the Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car driven by 2012 Rookie of the Year candidate Alexis [...]

Hamilton And COTA Are The Big Winners At USGP
Monday, 19 Nov, 2012 – 6:01 | Comments Off
Hamilton And COTA Are The Big Winners At USGP

The 2012 FIA Formula One World Championship will go down to the wire down in South America next weekend.
Lewis Hamilton’s victory over Sebastian Vettel in Sunday’s inaugural United States Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas allowed the latter to stretch his lead over Fernando Alonso from 10 to 13 points heading into Sunday’s Brazilian [...]

Logano Wins Pole; Keselowski To Start Third At Homestead
Friday, 16 Nov, 2012 – 20:34 | Comments Off
Logano Wins Pole; Keselowski To Start Third At Homestead

Joey Logano may have knocked Brad Keselowski off the front row in Friday’s time trails at Homestead-Miami Speedway, but points leader Keselowski will still start ahead of Jimmie Johnson.
The last of 47 drivers to make a qualifying attempt, Logano circled the South Florida track in 30.672 seconds (176.056 mph) to claim the pole for Sunday’s [...]

Petree Is Living Large During A Third Career
Friday, 16 Nov, 2012 – 14:23 | Comments Off
Petree Is Living Large During A Third Career

Andy Petree grew up in North Carolina, the cradle of NASCAR. When he talks about “the sport,” he means stock car racing. One of those who always found a way to get into the grandstands to watch the Winston Cup races during his youth, Petree now calls the Sprint Cup races like he sees them [...]

Bad Brad Knows About Racing And Theater
Monday, 12 Nov, 2012 – 18:59 | 5 Comments
Bad Brad Knows About Racing And Theater

Once again, on Sunday afternoon, Brad Keselowski showed championship form.
Yes, on the race track, where he used a wonderful pairing of hammer and scalpel to fashion an improbable top-six finish which in all likelihood, earned him the 2012 Sprint Cup title.
But also after the race at Phoenix International Raceway. It was then that he showed [...]

NASCAR Issues Penalties For Phoenix Infractions
Monday, 12 Nov, 2012 – 18:50 | 2 Comments
NASCAR Issues Penalties For Phoenix Infractions

NASCAR announced Monday penalties to three teams that compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as a result of rule infractions at Phoenix International Raceway.
Jeff Gordon, driver of the No. 24 car, was found to be in violation of Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) – altercation with another competitor on the race [...]

Logano Wins, Sadler Fades at PIR
Saturday, 10 Nov, 2012 – 19:14 | Comments Off
Logano Wins, Sadler Fades at PIR

Joey Logano got his ninth victory of the season Saturday as he dominated the Great Clips 200 Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Logano out-fought new Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Brian Vickers over the final laps to get his first at PIR.
“To finally win at Phoenix is awesome,” Logano said. “I feel like I’ve been close [...]

Scott Wins At PIR As Truck Series Contenders Wreck
Saturday, 10 Nov, 2012 – 8:38 | Comments Off
Scott Wins At PIR As Truck Series Contenders Wreck

Brian Scott passed Kyle Larson for the lead on a green/white/checkered restart and went on to win Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 Camping World Truck Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
The victory was Scott’s first of the season and second of his career.
Neither Scott nor Larson are in contention for the truck series championship, but [...]

Unfortunately For Hamlin, Chase Down To Two
Thursday, 8 Nov, 2012 – 11:54 | Comments Off
Unfortunately For Hamlin, Chase Down To Two

PHOENIX, Ariz. – By the time Denny Hamlin got to Phoenix, he thought he would be rising up the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup leaderboard.
Hamlin instead has gone backward, free-falling from No. 3 and 20 points back in the Chase to No. 7, 73 points behind series leader Jimmie Johnson entering Sunday’s AdvoCare 500 [...]