Sat, 28/02/15 – 18:39 | No Comment

A week ago in the Daytona 500, Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano finished second and first respectively. Saturday, in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Harvick and Logano finished first and second respectively.
Harvick took the lead for the final time with 26 laps to go and held off Logano to win the [...]

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Reed Wins At DIS; Crash Knocks Kyle Busch Out Of The 500
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Ryan Reed stormed to his first NASCAR XFINITY Series victory in Saturday’s Alert Today Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway.
Chris Buescher, Reed’s Roush Fenway Racing teammate, finished second, .089 seconds behind.
Not celebrating after the race was Kyle Busch, who slammed an un-padded infield wall during a big wreck late in the race. An injury to [...]

Sat, 02/21/15 – 20:16 | No Comment
Regan Smith To Fill In For Suspended Kurt Busch
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Stewart-Haas Racing named Regan Smith interim driver of its No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for the 57th Daytona 500 Sunday at Daytona International Speedway.
Smith will fill in for Kurt Busch, who was suspended indefinitelyby NASCAR on Friday after it was ruled that Busch smashed his ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll’s head against his motor home wall [...]

Sat, 02/21/15 – 8:50 | One Comment
Reddick Wins Daytona Truck Race
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Tyler Reddick took the first checkered flag of his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career in Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway.
Help from his Brad Keselowski Racing teammate, Austin Theriaul,t played a big role in Reddick’s win.
“I just had all the confidence in the world in our trucks going into the [...]

Sat, 02/21/15 – 8:41 | No Comment
Schumacher Roars To Provisional Pole In Arizona
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

Ambushed by teammate Antron Brown during the NHRA season-opener two weeks ago, Tony Schumacher rallied with a career-best pass during Top Fuel qualifying Friday for the 31st annual CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals.
Schumacher recorded a 1,000-foot performance of 3.722-seconds at 325.61 mph during the final pairing of cars in the second session at Wild Horse [...]

Sat, 02/21/15 – 8:30 | No Comment
NASCAR Hall of Fame Includes Mark Martin, Evernham On List of 2016 Nominees
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
The NASCAR Hall of Fame announced nominees for it Class of 2016 on Friday and it includes popular driver Mark Martin and 19 others.
Martin and three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion crew chief Ray Evernham are new to the list of nominees.
Other first-time nominees announced Friday by NASCAR are legendary crew chief Harry Hyde, on [...]

Fri, 02/20/15 – 19:25 | One Comment
NASCAR Suspends Kurt Busch
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

NASCAR has indefinitely suspended driver Kurt Busch for actions detrimental to stock car racing, it was announced on Friday.
NASCAR took action following the release Friday of a supplemental disposition setting forth the findings and conclusions that formed the basis for the Family Court of the State of Delaware’s decision on Monday to issue an Order [...]

Fri, 02/20/15 – 19:17 | No Comment
Denny And Danica In Did-Not, Did-To Duel Spat
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Danica Patrick was fighting – make that BLEEPING – mad with Denny Hamlin after racing her way into the 57th annual Daytona 500 Thursday night.
Patrick rallied for a 10th-place green/white/checkered flag finish during the second Budweiser Duel At Daytona after a spin she felt was intentionally triggered by Hamlin with [...]

Fri, 02/20/15 – 10:58 | No Comment
Hendrick Cars Dominate The Duels At Daytona
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Hendrick Motorsports continues to motor right along in Speedweeks.
With Hendrick drivers Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson having already claimed the pole and outside-pole starting spots for Sunday’s Daytona 500, Johnson added a victory in one of Thursday night’s Budweiser Duel qualifying races and teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. the other.
Earnhardt Jr. came from his last-place starting [...]

Fri, 02/20/15 – 8:14 | No Comment
Junior Thinks Good Thoughts Of Senior At Daytona
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Strong men still are moved to tears at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 18, the day in 2001 when we lost Dale Earnhardt.
Fourteen years after “Black Sunday,” Wednesday of Speedweeks 2015 was filled with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice laps, a press conference and all the things that are part-and-parcel [...]

Thu, 02/19/15 – 9:37 | No Comment
IndyCar Hopes Aero On Target
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

Introduction of aerodynamic bodywork kits from Chevrolet and Honda for the 2015 season will mark the start of a highly anticipated era of chassis competition in the Verizon IndyCar Series.
Aerodynamic bodywork designed, manufactured and supplied by Chevrolet and Honda will begin with the revised season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 29. [...]

Wed, 02/18/15 – 8:54 | No Comment