Joe Gibbs Racing’s Matt Kenseth certainly took to his new ride in a Toyota this year. His former Roush Fenway Racing Ford teammate Carl Edwards joins Kenseth on the front row.
Kyle Busch pulled off a double at Texas Motor Speedway: The Nationwide series victory last night was followed up with tonight’s Cup win.
With a new race car, past statistics at Texas may not be true indicators as to what will happen.
Once again, Jimmie Johnson took the victory in the Martinsville 500. The Hendrick Motorsports driver holds the record as the winningest active driver at the “paper clip” track.
The Toyota team is strong in the NASCAR Nationwide Series events at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, and Kyle Busch proved that again! Sam Hornish still holds the points lead.
Tony Stewart took his 5th win in the last six February Nationwide races, but his concern was for the drivers and fans after the race.
White will run a limited schedule for the new Nationwide team. White has 40-career starts in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Since 2008 he has raced in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams wrapped up their Daytona International Speedway testing of the new cars for the 2013 season.
NASCAR Sprint Cup testing was uneventful until Earnhardt Jr. decided to give Ambrose a push going down the back stretch. It did not work out as planned. A total of 12 cars were involved in the crash that followed.
The JGR drivers Hamlin, Kenseth and Bush set the top-three times testing the draft. Most teams concentrated on single car runs with Burton holding the single car fastest lap speed.
After Thursday on track testing action, Fan Fest will host question and answer sessions with the drivers for the fans.