Kyle Busch continued his NASCAR dominance, leading all but six laps at Auto Club Speedway to win the Camping World RV Service 300 under caution when Josh Wise wrecked on the white-flag lap. The victory is Busch’s seventh on the season, and the 18th in his career. He also has 18 wins in all three [...]
A NASCAR blog for the North Carolina’s Winston-Salem Journal is reporting that with Gillett Evernham Motorsports’ hiring of Reed Sorenson, Patrick Carpentier seems to be the odd man out. It doesn’t sound like the Canadian driver has officially been given his notice, but from his comments, it doesn’t seem good: It’s over. They’ve hired Reed Sorenson for next [...]
NASCAR’s pre-season showcase from Daytona International Speedway that featured the previous Sprint Cup season’s pole winners and past winners of the shootout has seen its eligibility requirements change starting next season. The Budweiser Shootout will now feature the top six teams from each manufacturer in the final owner points. The move seems to be designed [...]
Gillett Evernham Motorsports has announced that Reed Sorenson has signed a multi-year contract to drive for the team next season.
Joe Gibbs Racing announced that Joey Logano will be the driver of its No. 20 Home Depot Toyota next season, replacing Tony Stewart, who left the ride to start his own team, Stewart Haas Racing. Greg Zipadelli, current crew chief of the No. 20, will be Logano’s crew chief next season. The team also announced [...]
Carl Edwards laid the bumper to Kyle Busch and moved him out of the way to win the Sharpie 500 from Bristol Motor Speedway.
Richard Childress Racing announced that Casey Mears will take over driving duties of the RCR’s No. 07 Jack Daniels Chevy for Clint Bowyer, who will be moving over to RCR’s No. 33 Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevy. General Mills was not comfortable with Mears as its driving because he currently drives for their competitor. It’s also unknown [...]
Brad Keselowski capitalized on Clint Bowyer’s slip in Turn 2 to pass him in the closing laps, and drive away and win the Food City 250 from Bristol Motor Speedway. The victory is Keselowski’s second Nationwide win this season. Keselowski, Bowyer, Greg Biffle, Cale Gale, and David Stremme rounded out the top 5. Scott Wimmer, [...]
ESPN’s Ed Hinton takes on the seemingly endless debate over whether race car drivers are athletes.