On Sunday (April 3), Jimmie Johnson wasted no time criticizing NASCAR for a pit-road speeding penalty that took the No. 48 car out of contention.
Kevin Harvick was able to move under Dale Earnhardt Jr. with four laps to go to score his second straight win and become the first repeat winner of 2011.
Roush Fenway Racing had one driver rebound from the earlier practice, with David Ragan bumping Jeff Gordon from the top spot.
RIDGEWAY, Va. – There were no engine problems to speak of Friday (April 1) at Martinsville Speedway over at Joe Gibbs Racing. Only smiles.
Bakersfield’s Kevin Harvick came out of nowhere, leading just one lap – the last one – to take the checkers in Sunday’s Auto Club 400.
Perhaps the more noteworthy story from Bristol is the one of how Jeff Gordon helped to make an impact on a young child’s life.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Kyle Busch earned his second straight Bristol sweep and has stood in victory lane in the last five NASCAR national series races at the track.
BRISTOL., Tenn. – Brian Keselowski was released from the hospital late yesterday afternoon after a successful procedure to remove his gall bladder.
What a difference one week can make. After having a potential winning car at Phoenix get destroyed, Carl Edwards proved himself to be ever the opportunist.
Jeff Gordon, despite an early-race incident with Carl Edwards, broke a 66-race winless streak by passing Kyle Busch with eight laps remaining to win at Phoenix.
20-year-old rookie Trevor Bayne piloted the famous Wood Brothers No. 21 Ford to his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory in the Daytona 500.
Showcasing Earnhardt Childress Racing motors, Jeff Burton used a push from teammate Clint Bowyer to score the win in Thursday’s second Gatorade Duel race.