With thoughts on fallen warriors, Kurt Busch ready to contend in NASCAR’s Memorial Day weekend classic
Carl Edwards has the NSCS pole at the home track for Jack Roush and Ford Motor Company and he added a bit of excitement before his qualifying attempt. He ended up with a bit of the Irish Hills luck.
Jimmie Johnson: Our house is a very, very, very fine house
“We battled a lack of grip, a lack of track position and handling issues all night,” said Ryan Newman.
Gordon, McMurray and Earnhardt Jr. give their commentary on the multi-car testing crash Friday afternoon. Earnhardt took responsibility for starting it.
Tony Stewart is not only a champion in NASCAR but also in Sprint car racing including the World of Outlaws. The owner, driver will miss this weekend’s NSCS race at Watkins Glen.
Smith is okay with the idea but he does not want to sound like an ambulance chaser. United SportsCar Racing will have a home with FOX Sports in its debut season.
It is now official with the naming of the sponsor and car number: Harvick with Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014. Where will Newman end up is still the question. Montoya crashes during practice at the Magic Mile in Loudon.
Danica Patrick: "Ricky [Stenhouse Jr.] loves Sprint Car racing and racing on dirt, that flipping and crashing is very much a part of that sport."
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams wrapped up their Daytona International Speedway testing of the new cars for the 2013 season.
Stewart-Haas Racing's Danica Patrick becomes first female to win a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole. Last year she won the Nationwide Series pole at Daytona.
Prior to his second win in the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season opener, the Hendrick Motorsport team dubbed Jimmie Johnson "Five Time". Today they changed his nickname to "Seven Time".
Owen Kelly will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup debut at The Glen with Phoenix Racing. He returns to the JGR team at Mid-Ohio for the Nationwide race.
The budding romance between Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. took center stage and was not only addressed by the two of them but their fellow competitors as well.
Kurt Busch comments on the difference between his NASCAR Cup car and the V8 Supercar that he took for a ride at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.
Regarding Tony Stewart's injury and the negative comments since his crash racing sprint cars, Jimmie Johnson stated: "I’ve been disappointed that people have given him a hard time over it."
The Australian V8 Supercar is 400lbs lighter than a Sprint Cup car, but only has 650 horsepower compared to 950 in NASCAR.
Martinsville aka “the paper clip” is both challenging for the drivers and for the pit crews and while Gordon and Johnson are the favorites with Hamlin sidelined, one must remember that Martin is in the #11