The newly paved Daytona Speedway will be used for Sprint Car testing Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. About forty teams are expected. Last year's 500 was marred by several long delays due to potholes that opened during the race. It is expected that the new... Read More.
Nationwide Series driver Steve Wallace will make his Sprint Cup debut at this year's Daytona 500. Rusty Wallace Racing, owned by Steve's legendary father, is guaranteed a spot in the 500 from an arrangement with Roger Penske's #77, driven by Sam Hornish last year. In 2010,... Read More.
Bill Elliott will drive in at least 18 Sprint Cup races for Phoenix Racing, starting with the Daytona 500. Elliott, 55, has driven for Wood Brothers Racing the past four years, but the Wood Brothers are working to sign Trevor Bayne for 2011, leaving Elliott... Read More.
The rumored changed to the Nascar Sprint Cup points structure has drawn a quick reaction. The changes are said to be: 1) Award 43 points for a win, 42 points for second, and so on to 1 point for last, and 2) The first 10 drivers in... Read More.
According to reports, NASCAR is considering significant changes to the point structure for 2011. One idea discussed is to award 43 points for a win, 42 for second, etc. with the top ten drivers advancing to the Chase. A second change would address the situation Jamie... Read More.
Tony Stewart's off season jaunt to Australia has ended on a sour note. The gifted but ornery Nascar driver was apparently unhappy with the track conditions at the Sydney Speedway. He confronted track owner Brett Morris, the co-owner of the Speedway, after a 'Sprintcar Grand... Read More.
Joe Gibbs Racing announced Monday that Michael McDowell will join their team of drivers for the 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series season. McDowell is currently slated to drive in both Nationwide Series races in Iowa behind the wheel of the No. 18 Toyota Camry with... Read More.
Jimmie Johnson won his fifth consecutive Sprint Cup Series title Sunday. As heard live on WEBO, Johnson finished second in the Ford 400 to Carl Edwards, but it was enough to overcome his slight point deficit to Denny Hamlin and win the championship. Hamlin finished... Read More.
It all comes down to this for the Sprint Cup Series. Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick are separated by only 46 points heading into Sunday’s Ford 400 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Both Hamlin and Harvick are trying to win their first championships, while Johnson... Read More.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship will go down to the final weekend of the season with the top three in the points standings separated by just 46 points. Points leader Denny Hamlin finished 12th in Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 500, allowing Jimmie Johnson and Kevin... Read More.