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Harvick Passes Gasless Earnhardt To Win The Coca-Cola 600
Sunday, 29 May, 2011 – 22:02 | Comments Off on Harvick Passes Gasless Earnhardt To Win The Coca-Cola 600
Harvick Passes Gasless Earnhardt To Win The Coca-Cola 600

Kevin Harvick passed an out-of-fuel Dale Earnhardt Jr. for the lead on the final turn of the final lap and went on to win the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday night.
The victory was the third of the season for Harvick, who led just two laps Sunday night.
The victory was the 17th of […]

Talk Of Speed Moves From Roads To Track
Sunday, 29 May, 2011 – 13:48 | Comments Off on Talk Of Speed Moves From Roads To Track
Talk Of Speed Moves From Roads To Track

The Sprint Cup cars at Charlotte Motor Speedway in today’s Coca-Cola 600 will be going 200 mph. But it was a run at 128 mph that has produced the most buzz around NASCAR this week.
The slower run was made by Kyle Busch early in the week. It was made on a back road in the […]

Indy Notes: Dixon Fastest During Carb Day Tune-up
Friday, 27 May, 2011 – 18:26 | Comments Off on Indy Notes: Dixon Fastest During Carb Day Tune-up
Indy Notes: Dixon Fastest During Carb Day Tune-up

Indianapolis – Carburetion Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is for sending messages, and the word from pole-sitter Alex Tagliani is that his car is “very racey.”
Tagliani posted a speed of 224.739 mph during the traditional one-hour session that marks the last time the 33-car starting field will be on-track before the start of Sunday’s 100th […]

Raikkonen Needs To Pay Up To Keep Running, Busch Says
Thursday, 26 May, 2011 – 20:40 | 3 Comments
Raikkonen Needs To Pay Up To Keep Running, Busch Says

Concord, N.C. – One week after Kimi Raikkonen made his NASCAR debut in the Camping World Truck Series, the former Formula One champion set his sights on the Nationwide Series, however, this weekend’s Top Gear 300 could be the Finland native’s last NASCAR event due to non-payment to Kyle Busch Motorsports.
Busch, who originally said Raikkonen […]

Memo: Only A Fool Would Do What Kyle Busch Did
Wednesday, 25 May, 2011 – 9:49 | One Comment
Memo: Only A Fool Would Do What Kyle Busch Did

Let’s see what’s in the old Morning Memo today:
As the deputy handed back my license and the registration for the twin-turbo/direct injected/variable-valve-timed/sport trimmed BMW I was driving, he asked the standard question: Do you know how fast you were going?
Had I known then what I know today, I would have said: Faster than Kyle Busch.
So […]

Racin’ News: Kyle Busch Stopped By Cops
Tuesday, 24 May, 2011 – 16:37 | 3 Comments
Racin’ News: Kyle Busch Stopped By Cops

Kyle Busch was cited for careless and reckless driving and speeding Tuesday by an Iredell County Sheriff’s deputy who said he was traveling at nearly three times the posted speed limit between Troutman and Mooresville.
Sgt. Chris Stone, a member of the Iredell County Sheriff Department’s Aggressive Criminal Enforcement team, stopped a yellow Lexus sports car […]

Hight Gives Force A Milestone Victory In Topeka
Sunday, 22 May, 2011 – 17:47 | Comments Off on Hight Gives Force A Milestone Victory In Topeka
Hight Gives Force A Milestone Victory In Topeka

Robert Hight won the Funny Car portion of the NHRA Summer Nationals Sunday at Heartland Park Topeka. In doing so, he gave John Force his 200th victory as a team owner.
Also picking up victories in Topeka were Spencer Massey in Top Fuel and Shane Gray in Pro Stock.
That Force would get victory No. 200 was […]

Edwards Rocks CMS After His All-Star Victory
Sunday, 22 May, 2011 – 8:11 | Comments Off on Edwards Rocks CMS After His All-Star Victory
Edwards Rocks CMS After His All-Star Victory

Concord, N.C. – Sometimes things go as planned and then other times they don’t. Rarely, however, do they happen simultaneously, as was the case for Carl Edwards following Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
First he won, then he wrecked, all in a matter of seconds.
Edwards planned to celebrate with a slide through the […]

Tagliani Claims Pole For 100th Running Of Indy 500
Saturday, 21 May, 2011 – 19:22 | Comments Off on Tagliani Claims Pole For 100th Running Of Indy 500
Tagliani Claims Pole For 100th Running Of Indy 500

Canadian Alex Tagliani won the pole for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Saturday.
Driving for Sam Schmidt Racing, Tagliani secured the pole on the final run of Pole Day. He edged former 500 winner Scott Dixon of Target Chip Ganassi Racing off the top with his late run.
Dixon will start next Sunday’s race […]

Ragan On Showdown Pole
Friday, 20 May, 2011 – 18:47 | Comments Off on Ragan On Showdown Pole
Ragan On Showdown Pole

David Ragan of Roush Fenway Racing will start Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Showdown from the pole position. Ragan won the pole during a Friday qualifying session.
Next to him on the front row will be A.J. Allmendinger of Richard Petty Motorsports.
The top two drivers in the Showdown will qualify for the Sprint All-Star Race on […]