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Matt Kenseth summoned to meeting with NASCAR CEO Brian France

Matt Kenseth summoned to meeting with NASCAR CEO Brian France

Matt Kenseth will meet with NASCAR CEO Brian France before he returns to the Sprint Cup Series on Sunday at Homestead-Miami. Kenseth was suspended for two races after crashing Joey Logano intentionally. Kenseth has said he doesn’t regret what he did to Logano and told the Associated Press that he would race more aggressively upon his return from his suspension. …

by vlad on Ноябрь 16th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Matt Kenseth summoned to meeting with NASCAR CEO Brian France отключены

Theriault suffers compression fracture in back after nasty Truck crash

Theriault suffers compression fracture in back after nasty Truck crash

Austin Theriault suffered a compression fracture in his lower back after a vicious crash during Saturday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Las Vegas. Yes, you guessed it too. Theriault’s truck didn’t hit a wall that was protected by SAFER barrier. Theriault’s teammate, Josh Reddick, had hit the wall ahead of him. Reddick saved his truck from spinning out …

by vlad on Октябрь 4th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Theriault suffers compression fracture in back after nasty Truck crash отключены

John Wes Townley wins NASCAR Truck race at Las Vegas

John Wes Townley wins NASCAR Truck race at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — John Wes Townley won the NASCAR Camping World Truck race Saturday night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, an event marred byAustin Theriault’s head-on crash into a wall.  Townley won for the first time in the series, getting his Athenian Motorsports Chevrolet home on limited fuel after the other contenders ran out of gas or pitted to keep …

by vlad on Октябрь 4th, 2015 Комментарии к записи John Wes Townley wins NASCAR Truck race at Las Vegas отключены

Nemechek grabs 1st career Truck Series victory by saving gas

Nemechek grabs 1st career Truck Series victory by saving gas

John Hunter Nemechek grabbed his first career victory by capitalizing in the Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway when others didn’t have the fuel to make it to the finish.  The second-generation NASCAR driver was running second Saturday morning behind Kyle Larson when Larson ran out of gas two laps from the finish. With Larson coasting on the bottom of …

by vlad on Сентябрь 19th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Nemechek grabs 1st career Truck Series victory by saving gas отключены

John Force to run Jeff Gordon tribute Funny Car at Charlotte

John Force to run Jeff Gordon tribute Funny Car at Charlotte

NHRA Funny Car champion John Force is going to pay homage to another racing champ at Charlotte. Force will drive a Jeff Gordon tribute car over the weekend while the NHRA races in NASCAR’s backyard. Gordon is retiring at the end of the season and will move into a broadcast role for Fox in 2016. “I got the idea for the …

by vlad on Сентябрь 16th, 2015 Комментарии к записи John Force to run Jeff Gordon tribute Funny Car at Charlotte отключены

Nascar star Tony Stewart sued over Kevin Ward death

Nascar star Tony Stewart sued over Kevin Ward death

The family of a racing driver who was struck and killed by Nascar star Tony Stewart has filed a wrongful death suit against him. Kevin Ward, 20, died after he got out of his car in the middle of a road race in New York in August 2014 and was hit by Mr Stewart’s vehicle. The Ward family has accused …

by vlad on Сентябрь 7th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Nascar star Tony Stewart sued over Kevin Ward death отключены

Aric Almirola clinging to hope of getting into the Chase

Aric Almirola clinging to hope of getting into the Chase

Aric Almirola still thinks he has a shot to make it into the Chase on points. The driver of the No. 43 made it to the Chase last year after he won the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona in July. He’s winless in 2015 and is 16th in the points standings, 35 points behind Clint Bowyer for the final spot …

by vlad on Сентябрь 6th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Aric Almirola clinging to hope of getting into the Chase отключены

Denny Hamlin dominates to lead JGR sweep at Darlington

Denny Hamlin dominates to lead JGR sweep at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Nobody had anything for Denny Hamlin at Darlington Raceway, even after a fueling issue wrecked his strategy in the Xfinity Series race.  Hamlin had to make his final pit stop early because his Joe Gibbs Racing team failed to get enough gas in his tank on his prior pit stop Saturday. When teammate Daniel Suarez tried …

by vlad on Сентябрь 6th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Denny Hamlin dominates to lead JGR sweep at Darlington отключены

Keselowski wins 1st pole of season with run at Darlington

Keselowski wins 1st pole of season with run at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Brad Keselowski won the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race Sunday at Darlington Raceway, where he’ll start up front for the first time all season while searching for his first Southern 500 victory. Keselowski turned a lap at 178.874 mph Saturday to earn his first pole of the season. The Team Penske driver put his …

by vlad on Сентябрь 6th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Keselowski wins 1st pole of season with run at Darlington отключены

So long, lady in black: Jeff Gordon faces Darlington finale

So long, lady in black: Jeff Gordon faces Darlington finale

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeff Gordon hopes to make his last Southern 500 as a full-time driver as memorable as the rest of his career at Darlington Raceway.  Gordon is third all-time with seven Darlington victories, including a record six Southern 500s. He’d love nothing more than to lock up a spot in Sprint Cup’s championship chase with another checkered …

by vlad on Сентябрь 5th, 2015 Комментарии к записи So long, lady in black: Jeff Gordon faces Darlington finale отключены