Archive for June, 2011

News – NASCAR statement regarding Joe Gibbs Racing oil pans

June 18, 2011 1 Comment

NASCAR- Friday morning during opening day inspection at Michigan International Speedway, NASCAR officials determined that the oil pans from the three Joe Gibbs Racing cars – the No. 11, No. 18 and No. 20 – had not been submitted for prior approval by NASCAR. NASCAR instructed the three teams to change out these oil pans. […]


Statistical Advance: HELUVA GOOD! Sour Cream Dips 400 At Michigan International Speedway

June 17, 2011 No Comments

Michigan International Speedway Data Track Size: 2 miles · Race Length: 400 miles · Banking/Corners: 18 degrees · Banking/Frontstretch: 12 degrees · Banking/Backstretch: 5 degrees History · Michigan International Speedway sits on more than 1,400 acres in the “Irish Hills” of Southeastern Michigan. Ground-breaking took place on Sept. 28, 1967. · The first NASCAR Sprint […]

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What 2 Watch 4: Michigan

June 16, 2011 No Comments

After last week’s interesting race at the Pocono Raceway, the Sprint Cup Series will head to the Irish hills of Michigan for the HELUVA Good 400. There is many story lines heading into Sunday’s race, one being that this is the three year anniversary of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s last win. No one in NASCAR wants […]


NASCAR Press Release – 2012 NASCAR Hall of Fame Class Announced

June 14, 2011 No Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 14, 2011) – NASCAR announced today the 2012 class of inductees into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The five-person class, which will be officially inducted in a ceremony during the weekend of Jan. 20, 2012 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., consists of: Cale Yarborough, Darrell Waltrip, Dale Inman, […]

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NASCAR Press Release – Kyle Busch and No. 18 Team Penalized for Failing Post-Race Inspection at Pocono Raceway

June 13, 2011 No Comments

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 13, 2011) – NASCAR has penalized the No. 18 team in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as a result of rule infractions discovered during post-race inspection Sunday at Pocono Raceway. The No. 18 car was found to be in violation of Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-J (any […]

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“Cousin Carl”- NASCAR Fan’s Golden Boy?

June 12, 2011 3 Comments

NASCAR driver Carl Edwards has been through a lot over the last several seasons, but one thing is clear, Edwards continues to have the fan support that so many other drivers wish they had. Winning always helps the cause of course, but what else makes pulling for Edwards so special? In 2005, Edwards went on […]


History Made with Jeff Gordon’s Win at Pocono

June 12, 2011 No Comments

Jeff Gordon made history today, something that only a select few can actually say. The sport of NASCAR is constantly changing, but one thing is clear, Gordon has not. Born on August 4th, 1971, the nearly 40 year old NASCAR driver has shown once again he has what it takes to compete in this series. […]


Pocono Raceway: Jeff Gordon Shifts His Way to Second Victory in 2011

June 12, 2011 No Comments

Jeff Gordon earned his 84th career victory on Sunday, tying him for third all-time with Bobby Allison and Darrell Waltrip. Gordon led 39 laps on Sunday to win the 5-Hour Energy 500 at Pocono Raceway, tying him with Bill Elliott for the most wins (five) at the 2.5 mile “Tricky Triangle.” The victory is the […]

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