Articles in NASCAR - Sprint Cup Series
The top drivers in all of American motor sports got to drive their Dream cars on Wednesday night and all at the same time and on the same track.
And when the dust settled, Clint Bowyer had led all 30 laps in the Prelude to the Dream all-star dirt Late Model race at Eldora Speedway, but [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Kansas City, Kan. – Penalties generally have two purposes: To penalize and to send a message. The penalties issued to Richard Childress by NASCAR on Monday failed to do the first and, unfortunately, wildly accomplished the second.
Prompting the issuance of penalties were Childress’ actions in the Camping World Truck Series [...]
By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Nashville, Tenn. – Sterling Marlin has come full-circle.
As a teenager in the 1970s he won his first race at Nashville’s Fairgrounds Speedway. A couple of weeks ago Sterling – now 54 and retired from a NASCAR career that includes two Daytona 500 championships – returned to the Fairgrounds. And won [...]
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
I’ve been around Richard Childress for most of his racing career. I covered him as a struggling driver and I covered him as a successful team owner.
I’ve been to supper with him, shared beverages with him, swapped stories with him.
In all of those 40-something years I’ve never seen him lose his [...]
In racin’ news today, Tuesday, June 7:
In this package: Hornish is back; Geoffrey Bodine to drive; Fox numbers jump.)
Sam Hornish Jr. will make his 2011 return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Pocono Raceway this weekend, manning the wheel of the No. 38 Long John Silver’s Ford while Travis Kvapil competes in the Camping [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Kansas City, Kan. – Maybe it’s the clothes he wears, or the way he combs hair, that makes fans want to tell him they don’t care. Whatever, Kyle Busch is just not some people’s style.
Which is a puzzling shame.
Puzzling? It is for me.
NASCAR is a sport which did, does and [...]
With 13 races in the books in the Sprint Cup Series this year, and no victories on the board, Stewart-Haas Racing has shaken up its management team.
Bobby Hutchens, an original member of the team, was released Monday according to numerous media sources.
He was the competition director for SHR.
Promoted within the team is Matt Borland.
“Bobby Hutchens, [...]
NASCAR has fined owner Richard Childress $150,000 and placed him on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31 for violating Section 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing – involved in an altercation in the garage area) of the 2011 NASCAR rule book.
The violation occurred following the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race June 4 at Kansas [...]
By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
Owning a Sprint Cup team is such a challenging undertaking that it’s required to be a labor of love as well as dedication. In a somewhat bizarre twist to this fact of racing life, team owner Richard Childress demonstrated his passion by pounding Kyle Busch in the garage [...]
By Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
Kansas City, Kan. – As the laps ticked away in Sunday’s STP 400 at Kansas Speedway, Brad Keselowski was just cruising along and easing his way into the corners to save fuel to clinch a second place finish.
A second-place would be a nice boost for a Sprint Cup season that, [...]