Archive for June, 2011

Press Release – Richard Childress Fined $150K and Put on Probation Until December 31st

June 6, 2011 No Comments

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 6, 2011) – NASCAR has fined owner Richard Childress $150,000 and placed him on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31 for violating Section 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing – involved in an altercation in the garage area) of the 2011 NASCAR rule book. The violation occurred following the NASCAR Camping […]

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Dale Jr. Comes Close Once Again- Will It Grow Old?

June 5, 2011 1 Comment

For the second race in a row, Dale Earnhardt Jr. leaves with not only heartbreak, but a smile in hopes that his change of luck will happen soon. The monkey is still on the back of the 88 team, as the streak now hits 106 races since his last Sprint Cup victory. Oddly enough, Earnhardt […]

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Brad Keselowski Stretches Fuel to Earn Second Career Sprint Cup Victory

June 5, 2011 No Comments

Brad Keselowski took a risk on Sunday, stretching his fuel tank for the final 57 laps to win the STP 400 at Kansas Speedway. The win comes one week after Keselowski won the pole for the Coca-Cola 600 and just one day after his teammate, Kurt Busch, won the pole for Sunday’s race. Pole-sitter, Ku. […]

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Kyle Busch’s Statement Regarding Richard Childress Altercation

June 5, 2011 No Comments

What happened between you and Richard Childress following Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race? “There was an altercation in the garage area — in the Truck garage area — on my way out to my motorhome. Fortunately, NASCAR is taking the situation seriously and is looking into it, and making their decisions based what […]

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News – NASCAR Statement Regarding Richard Childress and Kyle Busch Incident

June 5, 2011 2 Comments

NASCAR Statement – June 5, 2011  “NASCAR has reviewed the incident involving Richard Childress and Kyle Busch after the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Saturday at Kansas Speedway.  We have met with all parties involved and have determined what happened yesterday is unacceptable and will not be tolerated by NASCAR.  Richard Childress’s actions were […]

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In The Case of Busch vs. Childress- Why Have an Opinion?

June 5, 2011 2 Comments

There is one thing about NASCAR, there’s plenty of the love/hate relationship going around. It is really evident during the pre-race driver introductions ceremony, as soon as the PA announcer calls out for Kyle Busch, Juan Pablo Montoya or any other driver who is not the majority’s favorite, you hear a roaring, clashing of consistent […]

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Justin Allgaier Wins the STP 300 in Dramatic Fashion

June 4, 2011 No Comments

Illinois native, Justin Allgaier won the STP 300 in dramatic fashion on Saturday, finishing the 300 mile race on fumes. The fuel mileage battle between Carl Edwards and Allgaier peaked on the backstretch during the last lap. Edwards led Allgaier by a little over a car length until his car ran out of gas, allowing […]

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NNS STP 300 Qualifying at Chicagoland Speedway Rained Out – Full Starting Lineup

June 4, 2011 No Comments

Qualifying for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race was rained out after a severe thunderstorm pummeled the Chicagoland Speedway, which means that the field for the STP 300 will be set by practice times from Friday’s two practice sessions. Aric Almirola earned the pole after running a lap of 174.661 mph around the 1.5 mile oval track. […]

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