Fri, 24/10/14 – 15:37 | No Comment

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Chad Knaus, the only crew chief Jimmie Johnson has known while winning six NASCAR Sprint Cup championships, isn’t on the chopping block.
But Johnson, who was eliminated from this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship on Sunday at Talladega, Ala., made it clear that he knows the day is coming when there [...]

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Schumacher Collects More Hardware
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U.S. Army NHRA Top Fuel driver Tony “The Sarge” Schumacher received his 2008 Driver of the Year trophy here Thursday night during the annual International Motorsports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
Last December, an elite panel of broadcasters and journalists named Schumacher the 2008 Driver of the Year after the Chicago-area resident posted a record fifth [...]

Tue, 04/28/09 – 8:05 | Comments Off
Minter: Talladega Scene Won’t Be Forgotten
Rick Minter | Senior Writer

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Talladega, Ala. – Reporters are probably the least qualified of anyone involved to solve the problems that come with racing today’s NASCAR cars at Talladega Superspeedway.
So the best approach for scribes to take is to observe, report what they see and let the readers decide what they think.
That being said, [...]

Mon, 04/27/09 – 16:50 | 2 Comments
Skinner Gives Randy Moss A Truck Trophy
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Kansas City, Kan. – Randy Moss may not have a Super Bowl ring, but he now has a NASCAR race-victory trophy.
That trophy was earned Monday when Mike Skinner drove a Moss-owned truck to Victory Lane in the rain-disrupted O’Reilly Auto Parts 250 Camping World Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway.
“Randy,” [...]

Mon, 04/27/09 – 16:48 | Comments Off
Edwards, Other Drivers, Blast Rules After Keselowski’s Win
Rick Minter | Senior Writer

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Talladega, Ala. – NASCAR’s rules for racing at Talladega Superspeedway are intended to  produce safer racing. Drivers run restrictor plates to slow speeds and they’re prohibited from going below the yellow line at the bottom of the race track, among other things. But on Sunday at the end of the [...]

Mon, 04/27/09 – 13:00 | 3 Comments
Hamlin At Home Talking About Home Track
Rick Minter | Senior Writer

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Increasingly in NASCAR these days, interviews with top drivers occur in scrums held behind the team hauler in the garage. The driver stands on the steps. Reporters push and shove their way to the front, trying to get in a question or two. Others stand around the periphery, straining to [...]

Mon, 04/27/09 – 12:56 | Comments Off
Flag to Flag: Camping World Trucks At Kansas
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer

Unable to watch the continuation of the trucks race at Kansas?
Follow along with Nick Bromberg as he keeps you up-to-date on the remaining 100+ laps of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 250.

Mon, 04/27/09 – 12:00 | 17 Comments
Scott Dixon Wins in Kansas
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Scott Dixon wins the RoadRunner Turbo Indy 300 at Kansas Speedway.

Sun, 04/26/09 – 18:25 | Comments Off
Ragan Victory Came At Right Time, Right Place
Rick Minter | Senior Writer

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Talladega, Ala. – David Ragan’s first major NASCAR victory, a last-lap thriller in Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Talladega, was a long time coming. It followed 185 winless starts in the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series.
It actually was a lot longer than that.
The Ragan family from Unadilla, [...]

Sun, 04/26/09 – 17:55 | Comments Off
Dixon Returns To Form At Kansas
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Yes, Scott Dixon said, finishes of 16th and 15th in the first two races of the 2009 IndyCar Series season were taking a bit of an emotional toll on him and his team.  He said he was noticing long faces and people on the team “were not as nice to [...]

Sun, 04/26/09 – 17:54 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Aaron’s 499 Recap
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Brad Keselowski claimed his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory at Talladega Superspeedway with a spectacular race to the finish line with Carl Edwards. Hear from Keselowski and runner-up Dale Earnhardt Jr. Plus, find out who took over the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points lead.

Sun, 04/26/09 – 17:39 | One Comment