NASCAR RUMORS & GOSSIP

Can Danica Patrick get better at auto racing in time for Richmond

Danica Patrick and her Racing Team tackle Richmond International Raceway this weekend for the Richmond 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Patrick will lean on the advice doled out from her Stewart-Haas Racing crew chief Tony Gibson – “Be patient. Focus on you. Race the racetrack. Take what the car and the track will give you all night. If you can do that all night, you’ll end...
Via The Sports Bank
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brad Keselowski Racing drivers, crew chiefs pleased after first day of CMS test

Brad Keselowski Racing wrapped up the first of a two-day intermediate test session Monday evening for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. Drivers Ryan Blaney and Brad Keselowski ran together during much of the evening session after making single-truck runs during the afternoon.  Drivers and crew chiefs alike were pleased with the results...

Getting to Know JR Motorsports' Rookie of the Year Candidate, Chase Elliott

Chase Elliott, 18, is trying to do something rather rare. Elliott, the son of former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, Bill Elliott, currently holds the drivers points lead in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. In doing so, Elliott has become the youngest driver to lead the points in NASCAR's second tier division. After not being sure whether or not he would have a job come 2014...

Kurt Busch Knost on a Short-Track Mission

Daniel Knost, rookie crew chief for 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kurt Busch and the No. 41 Haas Automation team for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), is still learning each week, but he has reason to be optimistic heading into Saturday night’s Richmond 400 at the .75-mile Richmond (Va.) International Raceway oval.Knost, only eight races into his rookie campaign as a Sprint Cup...

Cole Whitt Looking For A Ride Now

as his future at Swan Racing is in doubt.  No new news on Parker Kligerman though. At Daytona International Speedway a worker at the site suffered a head injury.
Via The Pit Stop
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Entry List: Toyota Owners 400

# Driver Sponsor Make 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet 2 Brad Keselowski Detroit Genuine Parts Ford 3 Austin Dillon Dow Chevrolet 4 Kevin Harvick Outback Steakhouse Chevrolet 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevrolet 7 Michael Annett Pilot Travel Centers / Flying J Chevrolet 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Tools / ACE[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kasey Kahne driving special “Thank A Million Teachers” scheme (Photos)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kasey Kahne will be driving a special paint scheme for three races beginning at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4. Kahne will be driving his Farmers Insurance Chevrolet with new partner “Thank A Million Teachers” featured on it. The car will also be run at Kansas on May 10 and at Charlotte on May 25. Kahne and the rest of the Sprint Cup Series...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hermie Sadler Accepts Position on GFW Board of Directors

NASCAR star Hermie Sadler has accepted a position on the Global Force Wrestling board of directors. Sadler told NewsDay that the promotion is “not going to be like traditional wrestling shows,” and that he’s excited to be a part of it. “I’m very, very lucky,” said Sadler. “I get to do what I love [NASCAR] for a living first of all. And then to get involved in another...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Roush, Swan Racing Update, And Streamline Hotel News

This Godfather Motorsports link says that people at Swan Racing have been let go and looking to find work for other teams.    Also Cole Whitt may be in every single race this season and could wind up driving for BK Racing. Jack Roush is out in an article talking about engine changes. The Streamline Hotel is going to be sold and renovated.  This the place where the first NASCAR...
Via The Pit Stop
4 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Hermie Sadler’s GFW Racecar Revealed

Here is a photo of Hermie Sadler’s racecar for this weekend featuring the Global Force Wrestling logo: The real thing @CBBOYDCHEVROLET @DominionRaceway @GFWWrestling @dennyhamlin @SoBoSpeedway57 @thedecalsource pic.twitter.com/4QmBheUQVm — Hermie Sadler (@HermieSadler) April 18, 2014
Via TNA Wrestling News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon’s daughter gets behind wheel of quarter midget

via @JeffGordonWeb First there was Wonder Boy, now could there be Wonder Girl? The daughter of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon is starting to run quarter midges. On Monday, 6-year-old Ella Gordon got behind the wheel of a quarter midget for the first time and naturally mom and four-time Cup Series champion dad were there to share photos. Proud Papa
Via Tireball.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Harvick completes collection of crown jewel wins with Darlington

On Saturday night, Kevin Harvick had an amazing car and was dominate in the Bojangles Southern 500 and looked to be set to cruise to victory lane. Then the caution came out and set up a final dash to the checkered. While others took two tires, Harvick took four, restarting in the sixth spot, and said post-race that the option of taking two tires was never on his radar. If Rodney...
Via On Pit Road
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Biffle Biffle Leads Roush Fenway Racing With Top-5 Finish at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Greg Biffle turned in his first top-five finish of the season to lead Roush Fenway Racing with a fifth-place finish in Saturday night’s 500-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway. Biffle used a combination of pit strategy and speed, leading five laps with his No. 16 3M/Red Cross Ford Fusion en route to the strong finish. “We worked really...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chase Elliott epitomizes exactly what NASCAR needs

Second-generation Nationwide Series driver Chase Elliott has turned heads across the garage over the course of the last two weeks, as the eighteen-year-old has picked up his first two Nationwide victories in consecutive races in a pair of impressive wins at Texas and Darlington that should have the NASCAR community ecstatic about the youngster’s future in the sport. Elliott, who...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Dale Earnhardt Jr. catches fire after hitting grass

Sprint Cup points leader Dale Earnhardt Jr. drove into the rain-soaked infield grass, smacked a wall and had to climb out of his car because part of it was on fire on Monday at Texas Motor Speedway. Earnhardt’s left-side tires went through the infield, causing a tire to blow on Lap 13 of the NASCAR Duck Commander 500.  Earnhardt finished the race in 43rd, his first last...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dale Earnhardt Jr. catches on fire at Texas

The Duck Commander 500 was postponed until Monday. The first ten laps of the race were run under caution and once the race went green it took only a few laps before one car found it’s way off the track. Dale Earnhardt Jr. said in a interview that he made a mistake and drove his No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet into the grass on the front-stretch at Texas Motor Speedway. The results...
Via Tireball.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmie Johnson thanks fans for their support after tragic week

Six-time Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson thanked the fans for their support after brother-in-law Jordan Janway was killed Sunday in a Southern California skydiving accident. “I appreciate the opportunity to say thank you to everybody for your thoughts and prayers,” the six-time Sprint Cup Series champion said.  ”This week has been a very difficult week for the Janway...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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