Archive for Coverage

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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NSCS: Power Rankings – Week 2

March 2, 2012 No Comments

Trying to sort through a wild night in Daytona left me with these drivers in the first edition of NSCS power rankings: 1. Matt Kenseth – Without question, Kenseth has to be considered one of the all-time greats. Yes, I said it. This 2-time Daytona 500 winner is also a past series champ. After winning […]

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NEWS: Chad Knaus suspended for 6 races, 48 team docked 25 points

February 29, 2012 No Comments

Five-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson was docked 25 driver points and crew chief Chad Knaus was suspended for six races on Wednesday by NASCAR after the No. 48 team failed inspection Feb. 17, the day before the Budweiser Shootout. After finishing 42nd in the Daytona 500, the 25-point loss sets Johnson 70 points behind the […]

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NSCS: Kenseth wins in a “Blaze of Glory”

February 28, 2012 No Comments

In a weekend that never seemed to end, Matt Kenseth celebrated in victory lane after winning the Daytona 500. Kenseth, who last won the Daytona 500 in 2009 because of rain, held off both Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Greg Biffle in the closing laps, to end one of the craziest races in NASCAR history. As […]

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UPDATE: Daytona 500 postponed until Monday

February 26, 2012 No Comments

The Daytona 500 has been postponed for the first time in its 54-year history. NASCAR postponed the Great American Race after heavy rain saturated Daytona International Speedway on Sunday. Officials spent more than four hours attempting to dry the track, but were unsuccessful. When the last storm cell came through Daytona Beach, NASCAR officials had […]

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NSCS: Rick Santorum campaign to sponsor Daytona 500 driver

February 26, 2012 No Comments

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum will sponsor a car in Sunday’s Daytona 500. The “Made in the USA” campaign will occupy both the hood and quarter panels of Tony Raines’ No. 26 Ford Fusion in the season-opening race. Last year’s Daytona 500 drew an average audience of 15 million on FOX and more than 30 million […]

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NNS: Buescher swerves low to capture Drive4COPD 300 win

February 25, 2012 No Comments

James Buescher needed just one thing to happen in order to capture the Nationwide Series victory at Daytona, all the cars in front of him to wreck. That is exactly what happened coming off turn four of the Drive4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway, and it all started when Joey Logano went high to block […]

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