Tag Archive: Rusty Wallace

Mar 15

Bristol’s Food City 500 signals beginning of spring short track season

Chassis knowledge, determination gave Rusty Wallace tight track edge

Bristol Motor Speedway logoBristol Food City 500 logoSpring’s short track season opens this week at Bristol Motor Speedway, an up-close-and-personal type of hard-nosed racing that’s been the foundation of NASCAR competition since the 1940s.  Bristol’s Food City 500 is followed by the April 1 Goody’s Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway and concludes April 28 with Richmond International Raceway’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 400.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Petty: Dale Inman Invented The Position Now Called NASCAR Crew Chief

Richard Petty’s cousin had uncanny ability to communicate with ‘The King’
 
Dale Inman logoNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesWithin the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage, among crew chiefs and mechanics, the most popular addition to the NASCAR Hall of Fame is one of their own – Dale Inman. Inman, according to his first cousin Richard Petty, invented the position we now call the crew chief. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Competitive season also provided some oddities (+photos)

Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart finished off 2011 with a hot streak not seen since Rusty Wallace

NASCAR Truck Series 2011-11-22 NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesCarl Edwards accomplished an odd piece of trivia that hadn’t been done since the Modern Era began. And a California driver named Jim Cook shares one unusual trait with Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

Dale Jarrett, Rusty Wallace drive again at Daytona

ESPN analysts make laps to learn new speedway pavement

Dale Jarrett and Rusty Wallace DaytonaDale Jarrett and Rusty Wallace SPEEDNASCAR Sprint Cup champions and ESPN analysts Dale Jarrett and Rusty Wallace returned to the cockpits of NASCAR race cars today at Daytona International Speedway to help them prepare for their analyst duties during Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series season opener.

( Daytona 500 photos Albums here )

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Feb 22

Motorsports this week on ESPN

NASCAR Nationwide Series Live from Las Vegas on ESPN2

The NASCAR Nationwide Series races for 300 miles Saturday afternoon at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and ESPN2 will have a live, flag-to-flag telecast of the third event of the 2010 season. ESPN2 is the home of the series all season, with select races airing on ESPN and ABC. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

Motorsports this week on ESPN

NASCAR Nationwide Series Opener, Danica Patrick NASCAR Debut Live from Daytona on ESPN2

The NASCAR Nationwide Series kicks off its 2010 season this weekend at Daytona International Speedway and ESPN2 will have live coverage as the series races for 300 miles on the famous Daytona high banks. The much-anticipated NASCAR debut of open wheel racing star Danica Patrick will be one of many intriguing storylines in the event. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

NASCAR: Is this the year Stewart tames Darlington?

Two-time Cup champion Tony Stewart should feel no shame

For being winless in Cup races at Darlington Raceway. He’s not alone. Read the rest of this entry »


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