Category: Nascar

Kurt Busch captures second consecutive pole

One day after wrecking his primary car in practice, Busch turned a lap around the 2.5 triangular track at 171.579 m.p.h. in his backup car. Last week at Kansas, Busch wrecked in practice but bounced back nicely by winning the pole for the 400-mile race. “There’s quite a bit of emotions today, especially after going […]

5-Hour Energy 500 Preview

Sunday, June 12th 1:00 PM ET/Green Flag 1:15 PM ET Pocono Raceway This weekend the Sprint Cup Series will visit Pocono Raceway to run the first of two races scheduled for this season. Denny Hamlin enters this race as the driver to beat, he is a four-time winner and in the last three years he’s […]

Will anyone fuel around at Pocono?

The Sprint Cup Series makes its first of two stops to Pocono Raceway within the next two months. The series returns here the second weekend in August. With a scheduled distance of 500 miles, Sunday’s race at Pocono could be the next one determined by fuel strategy. The last two Sprint Cup races, as well […]

This Week in Auto Racing June 10 – 12

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 5-Hour Energy 500 – Pocono Raceway – Long Pond, PA The Sprint Cup Series makes its first of two stops to Pocono Raceway within the next two months. The series returns here the second weekend in August. With a scheduled distance of 500 miles, Sunday’s race at Pocono could be the […]

Childress receives hefty fine for altercation with Busch

Childress’ probation includes all NASCAR-sanctioned events. The altercation between Busch and Childress occurred in the garage area shortly after the 250-mile Camping World Truck Series race at Kansas, with Childress allegedly punching Busch several times. Busch and Richard Childress Racing driver Joey Coulter had a fierce battle for position during the final laps of the […]

Report: Busch, Childress scrap in Kansas truck garage

Busch, also a team owner in the Truck Series, and Richard Childress Racing driver Joey Coulter were in a fierce battle for a top-five position during the final laps of the 250-mile truck race at Kansas. Coulter passed Busch on the final lap to finish fifth, while Busch, who was attempting to win his fourth- […]

NASCAR revises its format for qualifying order

The order will be determined by speeds — from slowest to fastest — posted during the first practice session only. It will no longer be separated between those teams that are top-35 in owner points, which automatically locks them into the starting field, and teams that must qualify on speed. Since the start of the […]

Kurt Busch claims pole at Kansas

Busch turned a lap at 174.752 m.p.h. around the 1.5-mile track for his 13th career pole in the Sprint Cup Series, but his first since last year’s spring race at Michigan (33 races ago). The Penske Racing driver bounced back from a spin in Friday’s final practice session. He sustained minimal damage to his Dodge. […]

Kurt Busch claims pole at Kansas

Busch turned a lap at 174.752 m.p.h. around the 1.5-mile track for his 13th career pole in the Sprint Cup Series, but his first since last year’s spring race at Michigan (33 races ago). The Penske Racing driver bounced back from a spin in Friday’s final practice session. He sustained minimal damage to his Dodge. […]