Race Weekend Central

Full Throttle: Penske Preparing for Past Champion’s Provisional Sham with Sam Hornish Jr., Kurt Busch

Kurt Busch has proved his stock car talent, winning the 2004 Nextel Cup championship. On the flip side, teammate Sam Hornish Jr. has yet to prove he can make a race as a Nextel Cup rookie. But both may have the same comfy exemption to make starting fields for 2008; and that has left many …

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Busch Series Breakdown: 2007 Sam’s Town 250 at Memphis

In a Nutshell – The Busch Series race at Memphis was more like a Friday night Demolition Derby than an event that originated from the number two stock car series in America. On a day when almost half of the race was run under the yellow flag, a total of 25 caution flags for 117 …

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Full Throttle: Jeremy Mayfield’s Final Shot Could Be Jeff Green’s Last Hurrah

One week ago, it looked like Jeremy Mayfield‘s Nextel Cup career was nearing a difficult, painful ending. But just when you thought the two-time Chaser was down and out for good… he’s been given one final chance. It was announced on Monday that Mayfield is going to drive the No. 66 car for Haas CNC …

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Martin Truex Jr. Joins the Philanthropic Side of NASCAR

CONCORD, N.C. – Saturday at Lowe’s Motor Speedway, Martin Truex Jr. announced that he is beginning a new charitable organization to help out needy kids in both his home state of New Jersey and his current home of Mooresville, N.C. Truex wants to take advantage of his position within NASCAR and his success in life …

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Ryan Newman Wins 2007 Bank of America 500 Pole Again at Lowe’s

CONCORD, N.C. – Ryan Newman is about to run his 14th race at Lowe’s Motor Speedway – and for the seventh time, he is going to start from the pole. Newman outdueled Chasers Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon and Kurt Busch among others to win the right to start up front for the Bank of America 500 Saturday …

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