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Power Cruises At Infineon
Sunday, 28 Aug, 2011 – 17:40 | Comments Off
Power Cruises At Infineon

Will Power of Team Penske started Sunday’s IZOD IndyCar Series race at Infineon Raceway from the pole, led every lap and got back to Victory Lane for the fifth time of the season.
The only time that Power was challenged during the race was on a restart – the lone restart of the race – with [...]

Power On Pole At Infineon
Saturday, 27 Aug, 2011 – 20:01 | Comments Off
Power On Pole At Infineon

Will Power earned his sixth pole of the season as Team Penske swept the top-three spots in qualifying for the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma at Infineon Raceway.
Helio Castroneves and Ryan Briscoe will start second and third, respectively.
Power, who won the race in 2010 to wrap up the first Mario Andretti Road Trophy, is the [...]

Fans Give Danica A Warm NASCAR Welcome
Saturday, 27 Aug, 2011 – 6:33 | Comments Off
Fans Give Danica A Warm NASCAR Welcome

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Based on a sampling of fans outside of Bristol Motor Speedway Friday morning, NASCAR Nation has embraced Danica Patrick’s decision to move to NASCAR on a full-time basis next season.
Art Potter of Grove Port, Ohio was one of a handful of autograph seekers standing next to the fence which surrounds the luxurious [...]

Pedley: Busch Will Stumble All The Way To Title
Wednesday, 24 Aug, 2011 – 12:41 | 2 Comments
Pedley: Busch Will Stumble All The Way To Title

Maturity is a character trait the visibility of which comes and goes. For virtually all people, you know? People who act extremely mature and responsible over their Cobb salad at lunch can be seen jamming french fries up their nose at dinner.
True, age does tend to decrease the frequency of fry-jammings, but it does not [...]

Busch Loses Driver’s License
Wednesday, 24 Aug, 2011 – 6:57 | 4 Comments
Busch Loses Driver’s License

NASCAR points leader Kyle Busch lost his driver’s license for 45 days on Tuesday for driving 128 mph on a public road.
Busch was fined $1,000, sentenced to 30 hours of community service and put on one year of unsupervised probation. He pleaded guilty to speeding and no contest to reckless and careless driving in North [...]

Waltrip, Crew Chief Apologize To Steve Wallace
Monday, 22 Aug, 2011 – 13:29 | Comments Off
Waltrip, Crew Chief Apologize To Steve Wallace

Apologies were issued Monday for the hairy situation which took place after Saturday’s Nationwide Series race in Montreal.
The apologies came from Michael Waltrip, owner of Pastrana Waltrip Racing, and the crew chief for the team’s No. 99 car.
They stem from an incident in which the crew chief, Jerry Baxter, grabbed and pulled the hair of [...]

Kyle Busch Wins Fourth Race Of The Season
Monday, 22 Aug, 2011 – 9:01 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Wins Fourth Race Of The Season

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Kyle Busch passed Jimmie Johnson for the lead with 12 laps to go, survived a green/white/checkered restart and went on to win the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway Sunday afternoon.
The victory was No. 4 on the season for Busch and allowed him to pad his points lead.
It was his first [...]

Brown Tops Top Fuel At Brainerd
Sunday, 21 Aug, 2011 – 18:23 | Comments Off
Brown Tops Top Fuel At Brainerd

Antron Brown raced to his fourth win of the season in Top Fuel Sunday, getting it at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway in Brainerd, Minn.
Johnny Gray, Greg Anderson and LE Tonglet were also winners in their respective categories at the 15th of 22 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing [...]

Pedley: Danica Questions Are Getting Irksome
Sunday, 21 Aug, 2011 – 9:30 | 9 Comments
Pedley: Danica Questions Are Getting Irksome

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Want to incur the wrath of a Sprint Cup driver these days? Ask about Danica Patrick.
That’s because while some fans and, basically, everybody with a notebook or microphone in hand wants to know about the IndyCar femme’s future, drivers are getting darn sick of the topic and the questions.
Like Tony Stewart, co-owner/driver [...]

Harvick Gets Truck Victory At Michigan
Saturday, 20 Aug, 2011 – 13:30 | Comments Off
Harvick Gets Truck Victory At Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Kevin Harvick took the lead away from Mark Martin on a restart with 10 laps to go, survived two late restarts and went on to win the VFW 200 at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday.
The victory was the second of the year in four starts for Harvick and second in a row as [...]