Ryan Blaney and his No. 21 Virginia Tech Ford Fusion led the way for Ford Motor Company in Friday’s Sprint Cup qualifying session at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Martin Truex Jr. and the No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS team continue to prepare for tomorrow’s running of the twin 150-mile qualifying races at Daytona International Speedway.
A major penalty was assessed to Joe Gibbs Racing's No. 11 FedEx Toyota Camry driven by Denny Hamlin at the conclusion of the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
(RacingWire) - Italian MotoGP rider Marco Simoncelli was killed in a crash during the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit. http://www.racingwire.info/motorcycles/1574-motogp-marco-simoncelli-dies-after-crash-at-sepang
Prior to the start of the 2013 NASCAR season next week at Daytona International Speedway, a group of Camry NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) and NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) drivers visited Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) in Georgetown, a facility that produces the Camry, Avalon and Venza (on Wednesday Feb. 6).
If you’ve ever wandered through the garage or camping areas at a NASCAR race, you know that there are some excellent cooks behind the grills and elaborate spreads on race day. This week’s NASCAR BTS takes you behind the scenes of a unique contest, sponsored by @MonsterMile , giving fans the opportunity to become NASCAR’s next top chef.
Things happen quickly at Superspeedway racing and in an effort to avoid “the big one”, Greg Biffle spent a majority of the 188-lap race at the back of the field. The strategy almost paid off but towards the end Biffle’s No. 16 Ford EcoBoost Ford was a magnet for wrecks. After being a part of “the big one” and two other wrecks that followed, the crew was still able to make the necessary repairs to salvage a 20th-place finish Sunday afternoon at Talladega.
Free enterprise is a great concept, though in the presence of a monopoly it does not work worth crap. If one outfit gains near total dominance over any industry, there is no competition. Standard Oil, AT&T, Microsoft, U.S. Steel, and even Western Union have been accused of holding monopolies at some point in their history. Maybe you could add Hendrick Motorsports to that list.
Toyota driver Michael Waltrip was made available to the media at NASCAR Daytona Media Day: MICHAEL WALTRIP, No. 15 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Premium Motorsports - So this is your last Daytona 500? "Yes, it's my 30th and final one and I just thought it was a cool place to run my last race."
Hendrick Motorsports driver, Kasey Kahne, leads the first Gen-6 practice at Michigan International Speedway. Kahne drove his no. 5, Farmer’s Insurance Chevrolet to a fast lap of 200.619 mph. Kahne was one of four drivers to break that barrier. The chatter around the garage area today is that we will see the track record broken this week.