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NXS: Jamie Dick Diangosed with Diabetes

China Grove, NC (March 16, 2015) – Immediately following Saturday’s Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200, Jamie Dick, the driver and owner of the No. 55 Viva Auto Group Chevrolet, was taken to the infield care center at Phoenix International Raceway after reporting dizziness and fatigue. Upon evaluation, the physicians on site recommended Dick visit West Valley Hospital for...
Via On Pit Road
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NXS: TriStar Motorsports Post Race Report AXALTA Faster. Tougher. Brighter 200 at Phoenix International Raceway

NASCAR XFINITY Series AXALTA Faster. Tougher. Brighter 200 Phoenix International Raceway Date: Saturday, March 14, 2015   Race Highlights:   Blake Koch qualified 19th for the AXALTA Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 followed by Mike Bliss in 20th, David Starr in 25th and Cale Conley in 26th.   The AXALTA 200 included four cautions for 26 laps and seven lead changes among four drivers...
Via On Pit Road
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Harvick Makes It Two Wins in a Row by Continuing Dominance at Phoenix

Kevin Harvick dominated the race at Phoenix, leading 224 of 312 laps while dealing with perhaps one minor challenge (Jamie McMurray) en route to the...
Via Athlon Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Takeaways from the Camping World 500 at Phoenix

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rolled in to Avondale, Ariz. on Sunday for the running of the Camping World 500 from the Phoenix International Raceway, completing the second leg of NASCAR’s three-race “West Coast Swing.”  Following his win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last weekend, Kevin Harvick looked to retain momentum in the early stages of the 2015 Sprint Cup campaign.  So...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Off Season Moves Reason Behind Furniture Row Racing’s Success

Martin Truex Jr. continues to impress everyone after bringing home yet another solid run for the Furniture Row Racing team this past weekend at the Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday. The seventh-place finish gave Truex and his racing team their fourth top-10 finish in a row. The record performance for the team surpases the record set by Kurt Busch in 2012 and 2013. The solid...
Via Rubbings Racing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Todd Bodine Says Leg Injury Won’t Affect Kyle Busch Behind the Wheel

He’s a racer. All that kid wants to do is go fast. That broken leg is not going to slow him down. He’s not going to worry about it. He’ll be fine. – Todd Bodine In the season opener for the XFINITY Series at Daytona International Speedway, Kyle Busch sustained a compound fracture of the right lower leg and a mid-foot fracture of his left foot as a result of a crash. The...
Via On Pit Road
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kurt Busch’s Appeal Against Protective Order Denied

On Tuesday, March 17th, a Kent County Family Court Commissioner announced that the motion to reopen the protective hearing case between Kurt Busch and Patricia Driscoll had been denied. Busch’s legal team submitted an appeal last month, saying that more witnesses had come forth to provide information that contradicts Driscoll’s version of the events. Those witnesses included...
Via Rubbings Racing
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Danica Patrick Ready to Smile in Fontana

After back-to-back weekends during which the team’s results have failed to match the potential seen during the race, Danica Patrick and the No. 10 Aspen Dental Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) are ready to leave Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California with a smile after Sunday’s Auto Club 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. At Las Vegas two weekends ago, Patrick ran...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Vickers No. Janssen Toyota Fontana Preview

Racing has been Brian Vickers’ passion of choice since a young age when he climbed behind the wheel of his family’s race cars. It led to fame and fortune as trophies filled the trophy case. But battles with life threatening illness in adulthood made the young racer turn his passion towards health.  After overcoming health obstacles himself, he has continued to share his journey...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCARs Joey Logano took the Batmobile on a spin around LA

NASCARs Joey Logano took the Batmobile on a spin around Los Angeles. Going 3-wide in the Batmobile with @jeffdunham #NASCARGoesWest #GoPro pic.twitter.com/sS2vaMbDK7— Joey Logano (@joeylogano) March 18, 2015And? It didn't take premium. First stop is to fill up the tank at the local @Shell station! #NASCARGoesWest with @jeffdunham pic.twitter.com/9qwZAtJTUN— Joey Logano (@joeylogano...
Via Bob's Blitz
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cassill looking for more

Landon Cassill’s goals include scoring top-10 race finishes, and he’ll shoot for that again Saturday in the Drive4Clots.com 300 Xfinity Series race at Auto Club Speedway. Cassill will be riding with sponsorship from Bubba Burger, which will be a very visible sponsor all around – and outside – the speedway this weekend. An accident knocked Cassill to a 37th-place finish last...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Busch Ready for Auto Club Speedway After Phoenix Success

Kurt Busch started his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points race of the 2015 season last Sunday at the Phoenix International Raceway. Busch had a solid weekend all around after being near the top of the board in practice and qualifying to start off the race weekend. Busch backed up the successful weekend on Sunday with a fifth-place finish in his No. 41 Chevrolet. He was even able...
Via Rubbings Racing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Stars Take Over AutoFair with Personal Vehicle Display April 9-12

NASCAR fans won’t want to miss the April 9-12 AutoFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway when some of the biggest names in the sport show off their personal vehicles in the Nationwide Showcase Pavilion. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Busch, Clint Bowyer, Joey Logano, David Ragan and Ben Kennedy are among the owners of the dozen automobiles that will grace the pavilion as part of the world’s...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kurt Busch Leads Auto Club 400 Practice as Edwards Goes to Back-Up Car

At the end of the first practice for the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway, it’d be Kurt Busch topping the charts with a lap of 38.566 seconds. Busch made his return to the seat last weekend at Phoenix International Raceway with a top-five finish after sitting out the first three races due to a suspension from NASCAR with regards to legal issues off of the track. Busch would...
Via On Pit Road
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kurt Busch Paces Opening Practice at Auto Club Speedway

Finishing fifth last week in his first race back after an indedinite suspension, Kurt Busch was elated. The momentum and positive vibes carried over Friday afternoon at Auto Club Speedway, also, as the Las Vegas native paced the opening practice session of the weekend. Circling the two-mile speedway at a speed of 186.741 miles-per-hour, Busch and his No. 41 Chevrolet rocketed to...
Via Rubbings Racing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Carl Edwards Crashes in Practice at Fontana Forced to Backup Car

Fontana, Calif- Carl Edwards was a mere five-minutes away from having his No. 19 Subway Toyota unscathed and primed to make a pole run later on this afternoon at the tw0-mile Auto Club Speedway....
Via Race Review Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Kurt Busch Leads Sprint Cup Practice on Friday at Fontana

Fontana, Calif- Kurt Busch has been bad fast since he’s climbed back into his No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet last week at Phoenix. The Las Vegas native was reinstated for last weekend’s race and...
Via Race Review Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NXS: Austin Dillon Leads Final Practice for Drive4Clots.com 300

Austin Dillon piloted his No. 33 Rheem Chevrolet around Auto Club Speedway’s two-mile track in 41.163 (174.914 mph), to lead final practice for the NACAR XFINITY Series’ Drie4Clots.com 300. Brad Keselowski improved one spot from opening practice as he laid down the second fastest lap of 41.204 followed by Regan Smith’s 41.437. Kevin Harvick, who paced the opening practice wrapped...
Via Rubbings Racing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kurt Busch Wins Pole for Auto Club 400

It is rare in today’s day and age for a driver to be fastest in both Sprint Cup practice and qualifying. Kurt Busch ended the first practice session and round two of qualifying as the fastest driver. He then went out and busted a lap quicker in round three to beat his teammate Kevin Harvick for the pole on Sunday. Last Sunday at Phoenix, Busch brought home a top five finish in...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kurt Busch wins pole at Fontana, full Cup Series qualifying results from Auto Club Speedway

Kurt Busch will lead the field of 43 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars to the green flag for Sunday’s running of the Auto Club 400. The driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet will be joined by teammate Kevin Harvick on the front row for the Auto Club 400 run at the 2-mile track located in Fontana, CA. Coverage of Sunday’s 200 lap race will air on FOX beginning at 3:30...
Via Tireball.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bar Refaeli: Danica Patrick is 'amazing,' could be a model

Danica Patrick has fought the perception that she’s just a pretty face ever since joining NASCAR in 2012. Her racy Go Daddy commercials certainly don’t help that perception, and neither will this latest comment from supermodel Bar Refaeli. Refaeli, who starred with Patrick in a 2013 Go Daddy spot, recently told USA TODAY’s For The Win that she believes Danica would be a great...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Edwards forced to a backup car

Hard contact with the Turn 4 wall during Friday’s opening NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice forced Carl Edwards’ No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing team to roll out a backup car for Sunday’s Auto Club 400. “We went from a 12-inch to a six-inch sub pretty quick,” Edwards said in a glib reference to primary sponsor Subway. “I tried to save it – I got a little bit loose off (the...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Recurrence of blood clots puts Brian Vickers on sidelines again

A phone call to Michael Waltrip Racing executive vice president Ty Norris brought news that was as unwelcome as it was unexpected—that beleaguered driver Brian Vickers was sidelined by blood clots for the third time in his career. “I just received a phone call about one o'clock in the morning (Friday),” Norris said, “and he's obviously disappointed in the result, but Brian...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Buescher to drive No. 34 Ford

Moffitt’s move to the No. 55 MWR Camry opened the seat of the No. 34 Front Row Ford, and Roush Fenway Racing NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Chris Buescher was the choice to fill it. Buescher got a Friday morning phone call from Roush Fenway general manager Robbie Reiser, telling him he was about to make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut. “I was actually getting breakfast over...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Greg Biffle Lets Frustration Out Against Roush

Fontana, Calif- Frustration is growing in the Roush/Fenway Racing camp and the lead driver of the organization finally let his frustrations boil over on Friday from the Auto Club Speedway. Greg Biffle who’s been...
Via Race Review Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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