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Bromberg: NASCAR Has A Consistency Problem
Saturday, 5 Nov, 2011 – 11:04 | 9 Comments
Bromberg: NASCAR Has A Consistency Problem

By Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Hey Jamie McMurray, it’s a good thing that you tried to wreck Brian Vickers last weekend. If your actions had transpired at Texas Motor Speedway, you might have gotten suspended.
With the announcement of Kyle Busch’s suspension for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race and Saturday’s Nationwide Series [...]

NASCAR Parks Kyle Busch For Weekend At TMS
Saturday, 5 Nov, 2011 – 8:52 | Comments Off
NASCAR Parks Kyle Busch For Weekend At TMS

FORT WORTH, Texas – NASCAR officials came down hard on Kyle Busch on Saturday morning for his part in an ugly incident which occurred during Friday night’s Camping World race at Texas Motor
Speedway.
Busch’s weekend is over. He will be parked for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race, today’s practices and also for Saturday’s Nationwide race, NASCAR [...]

Biffle Leads Roush Fenway Qualifying Attack
Friday, 4 Nov, 2011 – 22:49 | Comments Off
Biffle Leads Roush Fenway Qualifying Attack

Greg Biffle of Roush Fenway Racing won the pole on Friday for Sunday’s AAA 500 Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Biffle, a non-Chase driver, won the pole with a lap at 193.736 mph.
Roush Fenway’s David Ragan posted a lap at 193.729 mph to qualify second fastest.
Matt Kenseth gave Roush Fenway a 1-2-3 sweep as [...]

Patrick’s Cup Plans Announced
Friday, 4 Nov, 2011 – 16:17 | One Comment
Patrick’s Cup Plans Announced

A couple of more questions about Danica Patrick’s NASCAR future were answered on Friday during a press conference at Texas Motor Speedway.
At the press conference, which was attended by both Patrick and her Sprint Cup team owner, Tony Stewart, it was announced that Patrick will drive in 10 Cup races next year.
Also, she will be [...]

Mark Martin To Team Up With Waltrip in 2012
Friday, 4 Nov, 2011 – 10:32 | Comments Off
Mark Martin To Team Up With Waltrip in 2012

By Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Mark Martin will drive on in the Sprint Cup Series it was confirmed Friday.
During a press conference at Texas Motor Speedway, it was announced that Martin would drive the No. 00 Toyota for Michael Waltrip Racing next season.

He will be sponsored by Aaron’s, who has been [...]

Woody: Jeremy Mayfield Case Is Heart-Breaking
Thursday, 3 Nov, 2011 – 20:00 | 12 Comments
Woody: Jeremy Mayfield Case Is Heart-Breaking

Despite an onslaught of incriminating evidence over the last couple of years I had continued to hold onto hope that the drug-use accusations against Jeremy Mayfield were untrue.
I thought maybe a mistake had been made in the lab, or that people who claimed to know about Mayfield’s alleged problem were either mistaken or making it [...]

Racin’ News: Reutimann, MWR To Part Ways
Thursday, 3 Nov, 2011 – 14:40 | Comments Off
Racin’ News: Reutimann, MWR To Part Ways

In racin’ news today:
(In this package: Reutimann out at MWR; Danica’s plans to be detailed; Penske to return in tact to INDYCAR; Ed Carpenter launches own IndyCar team; KVM going with Chevy.)
Michael Waltrip Racing announced Thursday that it would release driver David Reutimann at the end of the 2011 season.
MWR has scheduled a press conference [...]

Former Driver Mayfield Reportedly Busted
Wednesday, 2 Nov, 2011 – 14:20 | Comments Off
Former Driver Mayfield Reportedly Busted

RacinToday.com
Former Sprint Cup Series driver Jeremy Mayfield was reportedly arrested Tuesday night in Catawba, N.C. on charges of methamphetamine possession.
According to a report by the Associated press, sheriff department officials had visited Mayfield’s home to investigate charges of stolen property, and during a search turned up 1.5 grams of methamphetamine. The AP story said the search [...]

Woody: Three In The Show With Three To Go
Wednesday, 2 Nov, 2011 – 7:24 | Comments Off
Woody: Three In The Show With Three To Go

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
NASCAR’s original Dandy Dozen has been whittled down to a final trio with a realistic shot at the title with three to go, and each has his own special story-line.
Carl Edwards is clinging to a tenuous 8-point lead over charging Tony Stewart. Carl, having soft-peddled his way through the last two [...]

Hendrick Involved in Plane Crash
Tuesday, 1 Nov, 2011 – 8:50 | Comments Off
Hendrick Involved in Plane Crash

NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick and his wife, Linda, reportedly suffered minor injuries when the small jet in which they were riding ran off a runway in Key West, Fla.
The incident reportedly took place Monday evening.
The Hendricks were taken to a Key West hospital and treated. The pilot and co-pilot were taken to the hospital [...]