Kyle Busch, who qualified on the pole for the Shelby 427 from Las Vegas Motor Speedway, blew an engine in practice Friday and will go to the back of the field. Fellow Toyota drivers David Reutimann and Marcos Ambrose, who qualified fourth and fifth respectively, had to replace their engines and will start at the rear of [...]
Kyle and Kurt Busch qualified first and second for the Shelby 427 from Las Vegas Motor Speedway. But, Kyle lost an engine in practice and will need to start from the rear of the field. Jimmie Johnson, David Reutimann, and Marcos Ambrose will start third through fifth, respectively. Rounding out the top 10 are Ryan [...]
Kyle Busch’s agent said that Busch would consider trying Formula One at some point, but for now, he’s focused on winning the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series championships for Joe Gibbs Racing.
Upon further review, it appears that Richard Childress Racing driver Kevin Harvick didn’t blow an engine, as originally reported. Instead, he suffered from a punctured oil filter. Once replaced, the car fired, but the damage sustained from his contact with the wall prevented the team from returning to the Auto Club 500 from Auto Club [...]
Former Formula One team manager Peter Windsor and Ken Anderson, a former F1 team engineer, announced that they would start their own team, USF1, based in Charlotte, NC.
Last weekend’s Auto Club 500 from Auto Club Speedway may have given us insight into who will be contending for the Chase, and then the championship later this season. The two-mile, D shaped oval is an intermediate track — the kind of track that makes up the bulk of the season’s races. Teams that perform [...]
Matt Kenseth survived a late battle with Jeff Gordon, and several cautions for rain to win the Auto Club 500 from Auto Club Speedway. The win makes him the first person to win the first two races of the season since Gordon did it in 1997.
Kyle Busch led 143 of 150 laps to win the Nationwide Series’ Stater Bros. 300 from Auto Club Speedway. The victory was Busch’s second of the day, after he won the Camping World Truck Series’ San Bernardino Co. 200. Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Carl Edwards, and David Ragan finished second through fifth, respectively. Jeff Burton, [...]
Kyle Busch led 95 of 100 laps to win the Camping World Truck Series’ San Bernardino Co. 200 at Auto Club Speedway. Busch finished more than nine seconds ahead of second-place finisher, Todd Bodine. Chad McCumbee, David Starr, and TJ Bell finished third through fifth, respectively. Ron Hornaday, Matt Crafton, Ricky Carmichael, Timothy Peters, and [...]
After last week’s controversial wreck that took out the dominant car of Kyle Busch, I saw something in Dale Earnhardt Jr that I haven’t seen in a very long time, if not ever. For the first time in a long time, I saw Dale Sr in Dale Jr. Like his father, I saw Jr do [...]