Part-time driver breaks years-long winless streak
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Nationwide: Harvick hammers home win
Clint Bowyer wasn’t angry at the driver who spun him Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway. He was thankful. “Thank you, Juan Pablo!” the Michael Waltrip Racing driver boomed from Victory Lane. “If you’re still here, thank you Juan Pablo!” Assuming the lead on a late restart in Friday night’s Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway, Kevin Harvick ended a 30-race NASCAR Nationwide Series drought dating to the fall race at Richmond in 2010.
Patrick Carpentier to drive RAB Racing No. 99 Napa Auto Parts Toyota in Montreal Nationwide race on August 18
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.
Carpentier to drive Pastrana-Waltrip Racing’s NAPA Toyota in Montréal
Pastrana-Waltrip Racing and NAPA announced today that Canadian driver Patrick Carpentier will race the No. 99 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota in the NAPA AUTO PARTS 200 presented by Dodge, NASCAR Nationwide Series race at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal on Aug. 20.
F1 ‘spygate’ conspirator Mike Coughlan has re-emerged in the world of American NASCAR racing.
The Canadian website auto123.com reports that the Briton, formerly McLaren’s chief designer, is now working for the North Carolina-based Michael Waltrip Racing. In 2007, he was sacked by McLaren following accusations he received a dossier of information stolen by Ferrari’s Nigel Stepney.
Moffitt wins at Dover; Truex wraps up 2nd straight K&N East title
Eighteen-year-old Brett Moffitt picked up his second straight win at Dover International Speedway in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East season finale Friday in the Sunoco 150. Ryan Truex, 18, clinched his back-to-back series championship simply by taking the green-flag and capped off his title run with a third-place finish.
Gascoyne named Trulli as target Lotus driver
Jarno Trulli will make his test debut in a Sprint Cup NASCAR at Florida’s New Smyrna Speedway on Wednesday. On Tuesday, another familiar F1 name was at the wheel of the Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota Camry, and a report in the Orlando Sentinal said Mika Salo “caught on quickly”.
The end of the 2009 season marks the end of a number of NASCAR relationships
The winds of change will be blowing at Homestead-Miami Speedway this week.The season-ending Ford 400 at the 1.5-mile track marks the end of the road for more than a handful of relationships in the Cup garage. Here’s a look of some of the important “lasts” that will take place Sunday.