Dale Jr., Keselowski lock up chase spots
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s storybook season that began with a second victory in the Daytona 500 reached another level on Sunday, a vital one in the ultimate goal of winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.
Phoenix offers Johnson Opportunity, Challenges
Can Jimmie Johnson do it again? NASCAR’s media corps predicted Johnson will win his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship this season in the preseason poll. And that was before last Sunday, when Johnson raced his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet to a second Daytona 500 victory.
He will be on track to support the Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation
RAB Racing and Michael Waltrip Racing announced today that Canadian driver Patrick Carpentier will drive RAB Racing with Brack Maggard’s No. 99 Napa Auto Parts Toyota in the NAPA Auto Parts 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal on Aug. 18.
Rain, delay, fire, delay…
Appropriately, in the end the car was spewing water, a little geyser emitting from the vehicle’s overflow valve. Because there’s something about a battle with the elements that brings out the best in Matt Kenseth at the Daytona 500.
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The 6th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo Powered by Inside Track Motorsport News takes place February 10, 11 and 12
NASCAR star Carl Edwards is coming to the Canadian Motorsports Expo on Saturday, February 11. Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion NASCAR Sprint Cup car, will be signing autographs and meeting with Canadian racing fans just one week prior to taking to the track at Daytona International Speedway to qualify for the season-opening Daytona 500.
Hendrick Motorsports’ nos. 24 ansd 88 Sprint Cup show cars on display at Canadian Motorsports Expo
The show, which takes place February 10, 11 and 12 at Toronto’s International Centre will feature two of the world’s most famous race cars. Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew / National Guard Chevrolet Impala, as well as Jeff Gordon’s No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet Impala NASCAR Sprint Cup show car, will come straight from the Hendrick Motorsports shop in North Carolina to be displayed at the CME. It will be the Canadian debut for both of these new-look paint schemes, which will take to the track the following weekend at Daytona International Speedway during qualifying for the Daytona 500.
Kimi Raikkonen’s plans for 2012 do not include formula one, according to the Finnish evening daily Ilta-Sanomat.
The report follows speculation the 2007 world champion – who left the sport at the end of 2009 to begin his forays in world rallying, NASCAR and Le Mans sportscars – recently visited the headquarters of famous British team Williams.
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Trevor Bayne won the Daytona 500 and grabs all the headlines
But look at the NASCAR points standings and he’s dead last…NASCAR woke up with two headaches this morning: one thanks to the post-race celebrations for winner Trevor Bayne, and the other from looking at the odd state of the Sprint Cup points table the morning after the race before, which needed some explaining.
Twenty-year-old, in throwback paint scheme, returns Woods to Victory Lane
Trevor Bayne won the Daytona 500 on Sunday, a day that featured records for cautions and lead changes. Bayne, who turned 20 Saturday, led the final two laps of the race that was decided with a green-white-checkered-flag finish.
“We didn’t just come here to run around we wanted to show how good this team is” – Kennington
Reigning NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Champion DJ Kennington of St. Thomas, ON capped off a busy January of activity with an amazing run at the NASCAR All Star Showdown this past Saturday night In Irwindale, California. In a car provided by Bill McAnally Racing, Kennington piloted his #17 Castrol Edge machine to a second place finish in the race referred to as the Daytona 500 of short track racing.