Archive for Coverage

NSCS: Brian Vickers to Drive Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 55 in Six Races in 2012

March 8, 2012 No Comments

CORNELIUS, N.C. (Release) – Michael Waltrip Racing announced today that Brian Vickers will drive the team’s No. 55 Toyota Camry in six NASCAR Sprint Cup races in 2012 beginning at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 18. Vickers will also race the No. 55 at the August Bristol event as well as each of the two races […]

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NNS: Sam’s Town 300 Preview – Las Vegas Motor Speedway

March 8, 2012 No Comments

Information: Date: Saturday– March 10, 2012 Time: 5:00 p.m. ET Distance: 200 laps/300 miles Broadcast: TV– ESPN2 Radio–PRN Analysis: Mark Martin and Turner Motorsports weren’t expected to go to victory lane last March in Las Vegas, but with a little fuel mileage strategy that is exactly what they did. This year, Martin will look to […]

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NSCS: Denny Hamlin back on track with Phoenix win

March 4, 2012 No Comments

Denny Hamlin, who had led the most laps during the Daytona 500, led the ones that counted most Sunday, as Hamlin went on to win his first career race at Phoenix International Raceway. Hamlin took the lead on a restart, but had to sweat out his fuel mileage over the last few laps. “We just […]

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NNS: Sadler collects first 21st century Nationwide win

March 3, 2012 No Comments

The last time Elliott Sadler won in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, the President of the United States was Bill Clinton, the top song on the Billboard Top 100 was “The First Night” by Monica and it was still the 20th Century. Halloween 1998 was the last time that Sadler visited victory lane in the NASCAR […]

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NSCS: Mark Martin grabs pole at Phoenix

March 3, 2012 No Comments

With only two cars left to qualify Saturday afternoon at Phoenix International Raceway, Mark Martin snagged the pole for Sunday’s running of  the Subway Fresh Fit 500. Martin, who won the race at PIR in 2009, will start in the first position for the 52nd time in his career. The pole places Martin in the […]

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NNS: Denny Hamlin captures pole for Bashas’ Supermarkets 200

March 3, 2012 No Comments

Last spring, the No.18 Toyota owned by Joe Gibbs, sat on the pole for the Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 and would go on to lead all 200 laps to capture the race win. Once again, the No.18 Toyota will start from the pole at Phoenix, but this time Denny Hamlin, not Kyle Busch will lead the […]

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NSCS: Subway Fresh Fit 500 preview- Phoenix International Raceway

March 2, 2012 No Comments

Information  Date: Sunday— March 4, 2012 Location: Phoenix International Raceway Distance: 312 laps — 500 kilometers Time: 2:30 p.m. ET — Green flag: 3:00 p.m. ET Broadcast: TV- FOX Radio: MRN/ Sirius XM Channel 90 Weather:  High: 80°F — Low: 60°F Chance of Rain: 0% Winds: From the East at 6 mph. Wind gust in the upwards of […]

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NNS: Bashas’ Supermarket 200 preview

March 2, 2012 No Comments

Information:  Date: Saturday—March 3rd, 2012 Time: 4 p.m. ET—Green flag: 4:30 p.m. ET Distance: 200 Laps/200 Miles Broadcast: TV– ESPN Radio– MRN Analysis: The start of the Kyle Busch Motorsports didn’t go as planned for owner and driver Kyle Busch as he recorded a DNF in last week’s season opening race. For Busch though there […]

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