Archive for August, 2011

Special Fan Event Joins NASCAR Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony For Inaugural “NASCAR Acceleration Weekend” Next Jan. 20-22

August 16, 2011 No Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Aug. 16, 2011) – The third annual NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is set for Friday evening, Jan. 20 in the Crown Ballroom of the Charlotte Convention Center. Tickets start at $40 and go on sale Tuesday, Sept. 20. New for 2012, fans will be treated to three full days of NASCAR-themed […]

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NSCS: Watkins Glen Power Rankings

August 16, 2011 No Comments

In a race where Marcos Ambrose finally got his first career NSCS  win, a fight at the end would steal the spotlight from the veteran Aussie. Needless to say, another rivalry was formed, as Greg Biffle and Boris Said expressed their distaste for one another on National Television, but did that alter this week’s Power […]

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Watkins Glen International Race Results: Marcos Ambrose Prevails Through Weather and Drama to Win at the Glen

August 15, 2011 No Comments

After several setbacks and heartbreaking incidents, Marcos Ambrose earned his first career victory in Monday’s delayed race at Watkins Glen International. Ambrose, the Australian who won back-to-back V8 Supercar championships in 2003 and 2004, passed Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch on the final restart to win his first race in 105 Sprint Cup starts. “I’ve […]

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Video: Last Lap Wreck at Watkins Glen Internataional Involving Boris Said, David Ragan and David Reutimann

August 15, 2011 2 Comments

Monday’s rain delayed race at Watkins Glen was filled with hard racing, several different pit strategies and unreal wrecks. Kurt Busch and Denny Hamlin both saw their cars destroyed after brake/tire failures, sending them directly into the tire barriers and putting an end to their days. A cut tire for Paul Menard with four to […]

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NNS: Kurt Busch Ousted Johnson On Final Restart At Glen

August 13, 2011 No Comments

Kurt Busch gained control of the lead for the final time, from his brother, with just four laps left to win Saturday’s Zippo 200 Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International. Busch ran away from nemesis Jimmie Johnson over the last two laps – a green-white-checkered finish – and edged Johnson to score the win. For […]

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Watkins Glen International Starting Lineup: Kyle Busch Snared The ‘Dinger To Capture the Pole

August 13, 2011 No Comments

Kyle Busch showed the “road-course ringers” at Watkins Glen International that he has developed a talent that puts fear in several NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers who take a lot of pride at these “unique” tracks. With a lap at 126.421 mph, Busch, the last driver to make a qualifying attempt in Saturday’s time trials, […]

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NNS: Kurt Busch Takes The Pole At The Glen

August 13, 2011 No Comments

Not expecting to race on Saturday (filled in for the injured Brad Keselowski), Kurt Busch showed up in style, winning the pole position for Saturday afternoon’s Zippo 200 Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International. Busch, driving the Penske Racing No. 22 Dodge, had a fast lap of 123.241 miles per hour as qualifying was run […]

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Marcos Ambrose Hopes To Score Big- Watkins Glen Style

August 12, 2011 No Comments

Will this be Marcos Ambrose’s last stand for 2011? Ambrose, arguably one of the most talented road-course racers, has been a Watkins Glen International fan favorite ever since he arrived at this track. With some of the most impressive stats of any current NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver, Ambrose leads the charge with 3 straight wins […]

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