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Kurt Busch Suspended
Monday, 4 Jun, 2012 – 18:17 | 4 Comments
Kurt Busch Suspended

NASCAR on Monday announced it has suspended driver Kurt Busch for verbally berating a reporter over the weekend at Dover International Speedway.
Busch, who drives in the Sprint Cup Series for Phoenix Racing and for his brother’s Kyle Busch Motorsports in the Nationwide Series, has been suspended until June 13 of this year and extended his [...]

Forgiving Racers Put Patch On Belle Isle’s Image
Monday, 4 Jun, 2012 – 7:26 | 2 Comments
Forgiving Racers Put Patch On Belle Isle’s Image

Fueled by Frosted Flakes during an unexpected mid-race break, Scott Dixon won Sunday’s Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix and then implored IZOD IndyCar Series fans and critics to give the mean Streets of Detroit a break.
“It was a fun day. Fun day. Pretty crazy,” Dixon said after waiting-out a near two-hour red flag stoppage [...]

Johnson Scary Fast In Winning At The Monster
Sunday, 3 Jun, 2012 – 20:55 | Comments Off
Johnson Scary Fast In Winning At The Monster

Jimmie Johnson dominated the FedEx 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover International Speedway on Sunday and won for the second time in two weeks.
Johnson, who won at Darlington two weeks ago, easily held of Kevin Harvick to get the victory.
The victory was the 57th of the five-time champion’s Cup career. It was the seventh [...]

Race Day: Drivers Looking For Concrete Results
Sunday, 3 Jun, 2012 – 9:07 | Comments Off
Race Day: Drivers Looking For Concrete Results

It’s pretty tough to wring a consensus out of drivers on about any subject. But it seems that most Sprint Cup drivers seem to have nice feelings about Dover International Speedway, site of today’s FedEx 400.
Now, getting them to agree to why they like it is a different story.
Here is what some of those drivers [...]

Dixon On Pole At Belle Isle
Saturday, 2 Jun, 2012 – 15:32 | Comments Off
Dixon On Pole At Belle Isle

Scott Dixon of Target Chip Ganassi Racing won the pole for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at the Belle Isle street course in Detroit.
Second was Will Power of Team Penske.
Dixon recorded a lap of 1 minute, 10.3162 seconds – a qualifying record for the 2.07-mile, 14-turn street circuit layout – in the final 30 seconds of [...]

Bodine, Rain Win Camping World Race At Dover
Friday, 1 Jun, 2012 – 18:09 | Comments Off
Bodine, Rain Win Camping World Race At Dover

Todd Bodine won the rain-shortened Lucas Oil 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Raceway on Friday afternoon.
The victory at the Dover mile was the first of the season for Bodine and the the first since he won at Kentucky in 2010.
Parker Kligerman finished second and Kevin Harvick, who dominated until the rains [...]

GRAND-AM To Get First Taste Of The Motor City
Friday, 1 Jun, 2012 – 9:35 | Comments Off
GRAND-AM To Get First Taste Of The Motor City

Courtesy of the 2012 GRAND-AM Series schedule, Max Angelelli heads straight from Victory Lane into the unknown this weekend. Oh, except for a couple of stops at the video game console along the way.
Next up for all the teams and drivers of the series is the Detroit stop on the schedule: The Chevrolet 200 at [...]

Finishing Touch Gets Kahne To Victory Lane
Monday, 28 May, 2012 – 7:14 | Comments Off
Finishing Touch Gets Kahne To Victory Lane

CONCORD, N.C. – Kasey Kahne and Hendrick Motorsports possess an affinity for Charlotte Motor Speedway and it paid dividends for the 32-year-old driver Sunday night.
With a potent Chevrolet that no one could challenge in the Coca-Cola 600’s closing laps, Kahne and crew chief Kenny Francis snapped a string of bad luck that had stalked [...]

Wheldon On The Minds Of His Friends At Indy
Sunday, 27 May, 2012 – 15:43 | Comments Off
Wheldon On The Minds Of His Friends At Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – In the record books, the 96th Indianapolis 500 will show that Dario Franchitti won the race, giving him three victories in The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.
But those who spent the hot, sultry afternoon at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway or watched the very competitive race on TV now know that Franchitti was not alone in the cockpit of [...]

It’s Early But It’s Also Go Time For Jeff Gordon
Sunday, 27 May, 2012 – 14:56 | Comments Off
It’s Early But It’s Also Go Time For Jeff Gordon

CONCORD, N.C. – Unless something miraculous happens, the 2012 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship will come and go without Jeff Gordon. And NASCAR has banned miracles.
Perhaps the reality has set in, perhaps Gordon is an Olivier-caliber actor or perhaps he has new golf clubs and is looking forward to using them.  It could even [...]